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
Caroline Gandy June 5, 2018 May 30, 2020
David P. Chow June 5, 2018 May 30, 2020
Robert K. Fujisaki June 5, 2018 May 30, 2020
Alejandra Portillo May 7, 2019 May 30, 2021
George Carney May 7, 2019 May 30, 2021


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

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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.
  • Commissioners are not allowed to serve on more than one commission at the same time.
  • 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.