The Civil Service Board advises the Council and Director of Personnel on problems regarding personnel administration, hears appeals from disciplinary action, makes investigations it considers necessary concerning personnel administration in the municipal service, and approves civil service rules.
The Board consists of five members who must have been residents for at least two years prior to appointment. The term of office is three years. Members of official political party committees are not eligible to serve.
The Board meets quarterly, with additional meetings called by the Chairman, if necessary.