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Civil Service Commission Hearing



Monday, June 8, 2020

3 p.m.

City Hall, Council Chambers

212 N. Bonner Ave.

Tyler, Texas


Due to the current Coronavirus COVID-19 public health emergency, a teleconference meeting of the Civil Service Commission is being conducted instead of a meeting providing for physical access to the public. Members of the public may participate by viewing the meeting live and by calling with comments to (903) 363-0651.

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        I.      Call meeting to order.

     II.      Conduct a roll call and establish a quorum.

  III.      Consider approval of Minutes from the Civil Service Commission meeting held on March 9, 2020.

  IV.      Review and consider appeal questions number 29, 33 and 68 from the Fire Promotional Examination for Driver/Engineer given on April 16, 2020.

    V.      Request that the Civil Service Commission consider amending Local Rule 023 of the Tyler Firefighters’ and Police Officers’ Civil Service Commission Regulations relating to Eligibility for Beginning Civil Service Positions, by amending and updating Eligibility Requirements for Police Officers regarding full-time certified peace officer employment with a law enforcement agency.

  VI.      Request that a psychiatrist or psychologist be chosen and appointed by the Commission pursuant to Texas Local Government Code 143.081(c). 

VII.      Request an Order from the Commission to further evaluate an employee concerning their mental fitness for duty. 

VIII.      Adjourn




As allowed by the Texas Open Meetings Law, Texas Government Code Chapter 551, the Commission may consider the following:

            -under section 551.074 “Personnel” deliberation regarding the evaluation of the appellants’ requests regarding the promotion exam questions.

            -under section 551.074 (a)(1) to deliberate the evaluation of a public officer or employee.





Rose A. Ray, Civil Service Director

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