City of Brier, Washington

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BRIER CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION MINUTES

February 19, 2008


Commission Chairman Szalda called the meeting to order at 4:10:53 PM.

 

ROLL CALL: Present: Commissioners Szalda and Nixdorf.

 

APPROVAL OF MINUTES

 

Commissioner Nixdorf moved and Commissioner Szalda seconded to approve the minutes of January 9, 2008. Motion carried.

 

NEW BUSINESS:

 

A.                  APPROVE ACADEMY GRADUATE POLICE OFFICER AMENDMENTS TO RULES

 

Commissioner Szalda opened for discussion the approval of Academy Graduate Police Officer amendments to the Civil Service Rules. The prepared amendments to sections 8.4, 8.7, 10.2.1 and Appendix A were submitted and reviewed by the Commission.

 

Commissioner Szalda moved and Commissioner Nixdorf seconded to adopt the amended section 8.7.2 as it applies to Academy Graduate Police Officer. Motion carried.

 

B.                  DISCUSS EXAMINATION REQUIREMENTS FOR LATERAL AND ADACEMY GRADUATE CANDIDATES

 

Commissioner Szalda opened for discussion the examination requirements for Lateral and Academy graduate candidates. Per section 8.1 of the Rules, Secretary Halverson requested approval by the commission to require Academy Graduate and Lateral Police Officer candidates to obtain a minimum score of 70% on any chosen exam so they can be placed on the perspective eligibility list in rank order and continue in the application process. It was decided section 8.1.1 should be amended to show all applicants must obtain a minimum of 70% on any required examination to continue in the application process. Secretary Halverson will prepare the amendment for adoption at the next meeting.

 

Commissioner Nixdorf moved and Commissioner Szalda seconded to add language to 8.1.1 that candidates must obtain a minimum score of 70% on any required examination to continue in the application process. Motion carried.

 

C.                  EXTEND ENTRY LEVEL ELIGIBILITY LIST FOR ONE YEAR

 

Commissioner Szalda opened for discussion extension of the Entry Level Eligibility List for one year. Secretary Halverson reported per Civil Service Rules section 9.2.2 the Commission may extend eligibility lists. Halverson reported there are nine (9) candidates remaining on the Entry Level Eligibility List and requested the Commission extend this list for one year.

 

Commissioner Nixdorf moved and Commissioner Szalda seconded to extend the current Entry Level Eligibility List for an additional year. Motion carried.

 

OLD BUSINESS

A. DISCUSS AMENDMENT LANGUAGE TO SECTION 3.1.2 REGARDING SCHEDULED MEETING TIME

 

Commissioner Szalda opened for discussion amendment language to section 3.1.2 regarding scheduled Civil Service meeting times. Commissioner Nixdorf suggested the Commission continue to meet on the first Wednesday of each month but remove the time of the meetings which shall be determined on a monthly basis. Commissioner Szalda agreed. Secretary Halverson will prepare the amendment for approval at the next meeting.

 

Commissioner Nixdorf moved and Commissioner Szalda seconded to amend section 3.1.2 by removing at 1:30 pm. Motion carried.

 

MISCELLANEOUS BUSINESS:

 

A.      Commissioner Szalda inquired on staffing. Secretary Halverson reported

Officer MacKenzie may be leaving for Mountlake Terrace sometime in April.

That position would then need to be refilled.

 

ADJOURNMENT: Commissioner Szalda moved and Commissioner Nixdorf seconded to adjourn the meeting. Commissioner Szalda declared the meeting adjourned at 4:30 PM.




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