Minutes of the Regular Meeting of the Gurnee Civil Service Commission - August 27, 2013




AUGUST 27, 3013


Present:  Lori Hubbartt, Chairperson; Ty Bonds, Commissioner; Gretchen Neddenriep, Commissioner

Visitor:  Christine Palmieri, Director of Human Resources; Fred Freidl, Fire Chief; Tom Rigwood, Director of Public Works; Kevin Woodside, Police Commissioner

Meeting called to order at 6:59 p.m. by Chairperson Hubbartt

AYE:                3 Bonds, Hubbartt, and Neddenriep

NAY:                0

ABSENT:         0

Public Comment – None

Motion to Approve Minutes: Bonds move and Hubbartt second

No bills available

Police Department Items:

  • Commissioners will review job specifications and calibrate interview scores
  • Received and noted August 2013 Monthly Report

Fire Department Items:

  • Fire Chief Friedl conducted quick orientation for Commissioner in lieu of the recruiting for potential fire candidates
  • Received and noted August 2013 Monthly Report

Public Works:

  • Reviewed possibility of several additional positions being exempted from Civil Service, i.e. Village Forester, Mechanic, Water Works Operator, etc
  • Amy Beake – Maintenance Worker I certified by Chairperson Hubbartt for position

Executive Session:  No new items

Old Business:

  • Fire Department legal case at Appellate Court level.  Circuit Court previously ruled in favor of Commission

New Business:

  1. Approve Certification of Maintenance Worker I
  2. Motion to approve the amended Civil Service rules and regulations to be effective September 7, 2013 pending Local 150 agreement – Roll Call – All Aye
  3. Discussed Civil Service meeting schedule and agenda going forward in light of new regulations and members

Adjournment  - Bonds moved to adjourn, Voice Vote – All Aye

                                    Meeting adjourned at 8:28 pm