The purpose of this Board is to hear appeals in the method provided in the Civil Service Code for any employee in the Civil Service who has been suspended without pay for more than twenty-four (24) hours of scheduled work, demoted or dismissed, or wishes to appeal any adverse action relating to employment.
The Board consists of five (5) regular members of which two (2) shall be appointed by the City Commission, who shall be residents of the City, and who shall not be employees of the City. Two (2) members shall be elected by majority vote of the regular employees holding regular full-time positions in the Civil Service, provided, however, that such members shall not be employed in the same City Department. One (1) member shall be appointed by the City Manager and shall be a resident of the City and shall not be an employee of the City.
There shall be three (3) alternate members, one (1) of whom shall be elected by the employees and shall hold a regular full-time position in the Civil Service; one (1) whom shall be appointed by the City Commission who shall not be a City employee, but shall be a resident of the City; and one (1) who shall be appointed by the City Manager who shall not be a City employee, but shall be a resident of the City. Alternates shall serve only in the absence of his or her elected or appointed category.
If needed, there may be elected temporary alternates for an employee member’s position, to hear grievances or appeals in any case in which the regular member, the alternate or both are members of the same Department as the grievant