Minutes of the Special Meeting of the Gurnee Civil Service Commission - March 12, 2013



March 12, 2013

Present: Ty Bonds, Commissioner; George Iler, Chairman; Lori Hubbartt, Commissioner                       

Visitor:   Christine Palmieri, Director of Human Resources; Fred Friedl, Fire Chief; John Kavanagh, Deputy Fire Chief; Kevin Woodside, Police Chief                       

Meeting called to order at 7:00 p.m. by Chairmen Iler,

Roll call 

AYE:                  3, Bonds, Iler, Hubbartt

NAY:                  None

ABSENT:            0         

 Public Comment - none

Approval of January 22, 2013 Civil Service Minutes

Approval of Bills – Approved bill from Franczek Radelet for professional fees and expenses incurred through December 31, 2012 for $454.00

 Police Department Items – Received Monthly Report for November 2012

    Acknowledged Notice of Vacancy and Request to Fill Vacancy

Fire Department Items – Received Monthly Report January and February 2013

Public Works Department Items – Received and acknowledged Notice of Vacancy

Chairman Iler moved to adjourn into Executive Session at 7:08 p.m.

Motion by Bonds, Seconded by Hubbartt

Regular meeting reconvened at 7:17 p.m.

Old Business – none

 New Business -

Christine Palmieri introduced the Police Officer Lateral Hire Process and application.  Chief Woodside discussed, explained and answered any questions the commission had on this process.  After discussion the Commission was in agreement with this process and Chairman Iler motioned to approve the following:

  1. Approval of Police Officer Lateral Hire Process and proceed with recruitment 

Chief Friedl, Deputy Chief Kavanagh, and Christine Palmieri discussed the Firefighter/Paramedic Recruitment Process and Hiring Act.  After discussion on the process of oral interviews, and application review by attorney, the Commission was in agreement.  Chairman Iler motioned to approve the following: 

  1. Approval of Firefighter/Paramedic Recruitment Process to include application and testing process in accordance with the Hiring Act 

Adjournment -   Iler moved to adjourn, seconded by Bonds, meeting adjourned at 7:53 p.m.