CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION MINUTES
November 2, 2022
Commissioner Peterson called the meeting to order
at 7:00 PM.
Present: Commissioner Peterson, Commissioner Williamson.
Absent: Commissioner Leonard.
Staff:Police Chief Almquist,
Civil Service Secretary Snowden.
Chairperson Peterson opened
for consideration approval of the Civil Service Commission minutes of June 1,
Approval of the Civil Service meeting minutes from June 1st. Moved by Commissioner Peterson, Seconded by Commissioner Williamson. Motion Carried.
talked about the Civil Service Commission mission statement and Commissioner
Williamson distributed samples from different cities. Commissioner Williamson talked
about why he thought a mission statement should be considered and supplied a
proposal. Discussion ensued between the commissioners regarding the verbiage
needed. Commissioner Peterson took a minute to review. Commissioner Peterson asked
Chief Almquist for any suggestions.
Commissioners Peterson and Williamson discussed and
asked questions regarding the process of the Oral Board and the hiring process. Chief Almquist answered their questions and
gave an overview of the hiring process first being an Entry-level candidate
then applying as a Lateral candidate.
Chairperson Peterson opened for consideration for
approval of the Entry-Level Certification List. Motion: Approval of the Entry-Level candidate list, Moved by Commissioner Peterson, Seconded by Commissioner Williamson. Motion Carried.
Commissioner Williamson asked several questions
regarding if the Police Chief should act as an
advisory member to the commissioners, how the certification registers are
prepared and ask for clarification regarding the Civil Service secretary
There was additional discussion pertaining to the
verbiage used in the mission statement.
Chief Almquist invited the Commissioners to attend
"Coffee with a Cop" at Brier Pizza on November 30th from 7:00am to
Chairperson Peterson declared the meeting adjourned
at 7:43 PM.
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