Civil Service Board
The Civil Service Board consists of five members: two appointed by City Council (which must be city residents), two elected by members of the Classified Service, and one member appointed by the other four members of the board. The term of office is two years.
The board works with the Human Resources Department to resolve employee grievances on an as needed basis and meets on a periodic basis to discuss personnel administration issues.
The board meets on the 1st Thursday of each month at 2:30 p.m. in Room 623 of the City Hall Building. The normal length of the meeting is one to two hours.
Current Board Information
Chair: Alan Coxie at firstname.lastname@example.org
- Members: Alan Coxie, Alan Escovitz, Carol Goins, Mike Hahn, and Marv Rosen
- Staff Liaison: Shannon Barrett, Human Resources Manager
- Meeting Schedule: First Thursday of each month at 2:30 p.m. in Room 623 of the City Hall Building (70 Court Plaza)
Meeting Materials :
|March 2, 2017|
|February 2, 2017||Canceled|
|January 31 (moved to February 16)||Employee Grievance|
|January 5, 2017||Canceled|
|December 1, 2016||Canceled|
|November 3, 2016||Canceled|
|October 6, 2016||Canceled|
|September 1, 2016||Agenda||Minutes to be approved 3/2/2017|
|August 4, 2016||Canceled|
|July, 7 2016||Agenda|
|June 2, 2016||Agenda||Minutes|
|May 5, 2016||Canceled|
|April 7, 2016||Canceled|
|March 3, 2016||Canceled|
|February 24, 2016||Employee Grievance|
|February 4, 2016||Agenda||Minutes|
|January 7, 2016||Agenda||Minutes|
Civil Service Board Membership
Candidates for membership on the Civil Service Board must be “qualified voters of the City and not employed by the City.” To be a qualified voter of the City, the candidate must live inside the City limits and be registered to vote. Qualified candidates for the Civil Service Board must have been separated from employment or contract with the City of Asheville for at least 7 years, and not have a spouse currently employed with the City of Asheville.
For City Council appointments, candidates should submit their intent to seek membership on the Civil Service Board by submitting a completed Boards and Commissions Application and a Qualified Candidate Checklist (both of which can be located approximately in the middle of this page) directed to City Clerk Maggie Burleson at email@example.com.
For elected members of the Classified Service appointments, candidates should submit their intent to seek membership on the Civil Service Board by submitting a completed Boards and Commissions Application, a Qualified Candidate Checklist, and a letter of intent. The letter should contain the following information: the candidate’s name; the candidates address (i.e. where the candidate lives); the candidate’s telephone number; a brief statement declaring his/her candidacy; a statement that he/she (the candidate) is a qualified voter of the City and that he/she is not employed by the City; a brief biographical sketch, not to exceed 150 words; and signature of the candidate.
Duties of Civil Service Board Members
Generally, the duties of the members of the Civil Service Board consist of attending meetings and conducting grievance appeal hearings.
Each candidate and his/her representative(s) are further asked to observe the following campaign rules:
1. On election day, no candidate, candidate representative or printed matter should be within a reasonable distance,approximately 50 feet, of the polling places.
2. Printed matter should not be posted on any City property.
3. Candidates and/or their representatives should not meet with more than one employee during the regular work day.