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Watch previous meetings
Beginning April 29, 2021, City Channel 4 began providing video of Civil Service Commission meetings. You can watch or listen to previous meetings on City Channel 4's website. Video and audio will be uploaded within two business days of the scheduled meeting.
Term: 04/03/18 - 04/04/22, Ann Rhodes
Term: 04/07/20 - 04/01/24, Richard Wyss
Term: 04/06/21 - 04/07/25, Melissa Jensen
Stefanie Bowers, Human Rights Coordinator (ex officio)
Number of members
Three who must be citizens of Iowa and residents of the City of Iowa City preceding their appointment.
Four years. Terms expire on the first Monday in April.
Approve all entrance and promotional examinations used by the City of Iowa City for civil service positions; holds appeal hearings involving the suspension, demotion, or discharge of employees holding civil service rights. Ascertains to the best of its ability the facts of the case to determine matters involving the rights of civil service employees and may affirm, modify, or reverse any case on its merits per Chapter 400 of the Code of Iowa.