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File #: 24-85    Version: 1 Name: Discussion and Direction Regarding Regular CSC Meetings
Type: Minute Order Status: Passed
File created: 7/11/2023 In control: CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION
On agenda: 8/2/2023 Final action: 8/2/2023
Title: Discussion and Direction Regarding the Civil Service Commission Regular Monthly Meetings
Attachments: 1. 2023 08 02 - ATT 1 Council Policy 2021-040

Discussion and Direction Regarding the Civil Service Commission Regular Monthly Meetings


Meeting Date: August 2, 2023

Contact Person/Dept: Amy Webber / Human Resources

Phone Number: (310) 253-5640

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

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

Public Notification: (E-Mail) Meetings and Agendas - Civil Service Commission (7/26/23);
(E-Mail); All City Staff (7/26/23)

Department Approval: Dana Anderson, Director of Human Resources (7/14/23)


Staff recommends that the Civil Service Commission discuss the scheduling of regular monthly meetings and provide direction to staff.


At the June 7, 2023 regular Civil Service Commission ("Commission") meeting, the Commission moved and unanimously passed a motion to table the Commission's discussion of scheduling regular monthly meetings to the August 2nd Commission meeting.

At the April 5, 2023, regular Civil Service Commission ("Commission") meeting, discussion ensued amongst the Commissioners regarding concern about scheduling of the Commission's regular monthly meetings that coincide with holidays whether City Officially Observed and/or Religious holidays. In the past, the Commission's regular meetings which conflicted with City Officially Observed holidays were either cancelled or rescheduled for a special meeting. Specifically, the January 1, 2020, regular Commission meeting was cancelled due to the New Year's Day holiday. Other regular Commission meetings have been cancelled on staff recommendation and after a conversation with the Chair and/or Vice Chair, as was requested at their June 1, 2022, meeting in addition to the Commission's regular meetings of May 3, 2023, December 7, 2022, and November 2, 2022. Prior decisions to cancel meetings were consistent with past practices and after...

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