Sparks City Council Meeting 9/14/2020 2:00:00 PM

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Meeting Dial-in #: 669-900-6833 Meeting ID: 967 1206 9902

General Business: 9.5

Title: Consideration, discussion and possible approval of the Mayor's recommendation to the Civil Service Commission for a three-year term ending 06/30/2023, (from the following pool of applicants listed in alphabetical order): Jeffrey Heron and Justin Shore.
Petitioner/Presenter: Neil C. Krutz, ICMA-CM, City Manager/Neil C. Krutz, ICMA-CM, City Manager
Recommendation: Council confirm the Mayor's appointment to the Sparks Civil Service Commission
Financial Impact: N/A
Business Impact (Per NRS 237):
A Business Impact Statement is not required because this is not a rule.
Agenda Item Brief:

The Sparks Civil Service Commission was established not only to provide qualified applicants for employment, but also to protect employees from descrimination or unfair treatment. The Commmission consists of five (5) Sparks residents, appointed by the Mayor and confirmed by Council. 

There is currently one (1) vacancy on the Commission with a term ending June 30, 2023. 


The Civil Service Commission has authority over all phases of the procedures for selection, appointment and promotion of employees in the civil service; for the appeal rights of such employees with regard to suspension, demotion, dismissal and disciplinary action; and for the transfer of employees within the City.  Vacancies on the Commission must be filled by appointment by the Mayor and confirmed by the City Council.  


The Civil Service Commission has one (1) vacancy for a three-year term ending June 30, 2023.  Announcements were made at the Sparks City Council meetings on July 13 and 27 and again on August 10 and 24. 

Two applications were received, expressing interest in serving on the commission.  Mayor Lawson has reviewed the applicants and made his selection:



1. Council may confirm the Mayor's appointment.

2. Council may reject the Mayor's appointment and provide further direction to the Mayor or City Manager. 

Recommended Motion:

I move to confirm the Mayor's appointment of _______ to the Sparks Civil Service Commission for a three-year term ending June 30, 2023. 

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