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File #: 21-1083    Version: 1 Name: (1) Oath of Office for New Commission Member; and (2) Selection of the Chair and Vice Chair
Type: Minute Order Status: Action Item
File created: 6/3/2021 In control: CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION
On agenda: 7/7/2021 Final action:
Title: (1) Administration of the Oath of Office to Newly Appointed Commission Member; and (2) Selection of the Chair and Vice Chair
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(1) Administration of the Oath of Office to Newly Appointed Commission Member; and (2) Selection of the Chair and Vice Chair

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Meeting Date: July 7, 2021

Contact Person/Dept: Walter Castillo / Administrative Services

Phone Number: (310) 253-5640

Fiscal Impact: Yes [] No [X] General Fund: Yes [] No []

Public Hearing: [] Action Item: [X] Attachments: []

Public Notification: (Email) Meetings and Agendas (07/01/21); (Email) All City Staff (07/01/21)

Department Approval: Serena Wright-Black, Assistant City Manager (06/20/21)
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RECOMMENDATION

Staff recommends that the Civil Service Commission (Commission) hear the administration of the oath of office to the Commission and select, by majority vote, a Chairperson and Vice Chairperson to serve in that capacity until the next reorganization in July 2022 or thereafter.


BACKGROUND/DISCUSSION

As of April 30, 2021, the Commission had a vacant seat due to former Chair Michelle Ford resigning her appointment. The City Clerk's Office advertised and recruited applicants to fill the Commission's vacancy along with other City Council appointed vacancies.

On June 14, 2021 City Council appointed a new Commissioner to fill the Civil Service Commission seat.


PROCEDURE

The Secretary to the Civil Service Commission shall administer the Oath of Office to the appointed Commissioner and the new Commissioner shall join the meeting as a participating and voting member. After administration of the Oath of Office, the current Vice Chair shall then preside over the meeting and take nominations for the selection of the new Chair and Vice Chair.


AUTHORITY

The authority to appoint and fill a vacant Commission seat is the City Council's role. The Commission has authority to select its own chairperson and Vice Chairperson. As a refresher and information, the authority for this selection process is ...

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