Civil Service Commission

The Civil Service Commission plays a vital role in hearing employee appeals regarding disciplinary action and conducts proceedings required by the Civil Service Rules and Regulations

Commissioner Appointment Date Term Expiration
John Eccleston  August 4, 2020 May 31, 2022
Douglas Richter May 18, 2021 May 31, 2023
George Carney May 18, 2021 May 31, 2023
Deborah Saito April 13, 2022 May 31, 2022
Steve Voors April 13, 2022 May 31, 2022


The Civil Service Commission meets on an as-needed basis, usually in the evening.

​Apply for Commission

Applications must be received by 5:00 p.m. on April 29, 2022.


Commission Facts

  • Commissioners are appointed by the City Council when vacancies occur or a term expires. 
  • The people who serve on the Commissions are volunteers, therefore there is no compensation for commissioners.
  • Elected officials cannot serve on any commission.
  • Must be residents of the City during their respective terms.
  • Commissioners are required to complete Ethics Training pursuant to California Assembly Bill 1234 every 2 years.
  • Commissioners are required to file a Statement of Economic Interests Form 700 each year.