Civil Service Commission

Purpose
The Civil Service Commission creates and administers the rules and regulations for personnel administration in the County Sheriff's Office. The Commission shall do practical testing for persons to determine the capacity to perform duties that a person may be appointed to perform. The Commission shall investigate, report on, and hold hearings on all matters regarding the administration of personnel. They shall determine appeals or complaints respecting the allocation of personnel positions.


Meetings

Location
Human Resources Conference Room
311 Grand Avenue
Suite 107
Bellingham, WA 98225
  • 2016 Meeting Dates (2nd Thursday of every month; 10:30 a.m.)
       
    • April 14, 2016 - Agenda Pending
    • May 12, 2016
    • June 9, 2016
    • July 14, 2016
    • August 11, 2016
    • September 8, 2016
    • October 13, 2016
    • November 10, 2016
    • December 8, 2016  
  •  Past Meeting Minutes
  • February 11, 2016 Minutes
  • December 10, 2015 Minutes

 Members
The Civil Service Commission has 3 members:

  • Paul Myers, Chair
  • Grant Fishbook, Co-Chair
  • Robert Wilson, Commission Member
The Civil Service Commission is open to any person who has resided in Whatcom County for at least 2 years immediately preceding appointment. Must be a United States citizen and registered to vote. Cannot hold any salaried public office or engage in county employment while serving as a Civil Service Commissioner.
 
Term Limit
  • 2 consecutive full terms
Term Length
  • 6 years
Authority
  • Revised Code of Washington 41.14