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Civil Service Commission

The Civil Service Commission ensures there is a fair and effective merit-based system of personnel administration, as provided in the City Charter. Hires, promotes, and retains the most qualified persons for the City's classified positions in a way that is efficient and legal. Maintains an efficient workforce through human resource support services to all City departments. Fairly and effectively classifies jobs based on their job-related contribution to the City's goals. Responds to requests for information regarding personnel policies and practices in the City.

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Vacancies
Established Date:
Nov 2, 1920
Membership Details
No. of Seats:
3
Positions Occupied:
3
Vacant Positions:
0
Membership Description:
The Commission is comprised of three residents; appointments have typically been made with one commissioner having a human resources background, one having a legal background, and one having a labor background. Each commissioner serves a three-year term, with one seat expiring each year on March 1. 
Term Limit:
NA
Residency Requirement:
Must be a Minneapolis resident who favors merit, efficiency, and affirmative action in the public service.
Compensation:
$3,600 per annum each
Selection Procedure:
The open appointments process is utilized to recruit for vacancies. Applications are pre-screened by the Director of Human Resources and the City Operations Officer and submitted to the Mayor for nomination to the City Council. 
Appointing Cycle:
Fall
Members
Seat # Name/Email Term Start Term End Appointing Authority Membership Requirements
1 Anthony Kelly Mar 1, 2022 Feb 28, 2025 Mayor City resident - may not hold any other office or employment under federal, state, or municipal government.
2 Candace Falk Mar 1, 2021 Feb 28, 2024 Mayor City resident - may not hold any other office or employment under federal, state, or municipal government.
3 William Walker Mar 1, 2020 Feb 28, 2023 Mayor City resident - may not hold any other office or employment under federal, state, or municipal government.
Meeting Schedule:
The Commission meets on the fourth Tuesday of the month at 2 p.m.
Location:
Room 1A, City Hall
Address:
350 South 5th Street
Legislative Details
Enabling Legislation:
This link open a new window Minneapolis, Minn. City Charter article VIII, § 8.5
Bylaws:
This link open a new window Civil Service Commission Bylaws
Enabling Legislation Revised Date:
Mar 12, 2017
Contact Information
Department:
Human Resources
Phone:
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