Minutes of the Regular Meeting of the Gurnee Civil Service Commission - November 26, 2013

November 26, 2013


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

Staff:  Christine Palmieri, Director of Human Resources; Kevin Woodside, Chief of Police

Public: None present
Meeting called to order at 7:02 p.m. by Chairperson Hubbartt

AYE:  3 Bonds, Hubbartt, and Neddenriep
NAY:  0

Public Comment – None

Motion to Approve Minutes: Bonds moved and Neddenriep second; all Aye

Approval of Bills:  none available

Police Department Items:

  • No items

Fire Department Items:

  • Acknowledgement of Notice of Vacancy
  • Review and approval of Fire Promotional Timeline for Fire Lieutenant and Fire Captain

Public Works Items:

  • Review and approval of Maintenance Worker I Recruitment Timeline

Executive Session:  The Chairperson stated that tonight’s executive session will reference 5 ILCS 120/2 2(c) (1) regarding the appointment, employment, compensation, discipline, performance or dismissal of specific employees of the public body, including hearing testimony on a complaint lodged against an employee of the public body to determine its validity.

It was moved by Bonds, seconded by Neddenriep to adjourn the meeting into Executive Session.

Roll call,

Aye: 3 – Hubbartt, Bonds, Neddenriep
Nay: 0 – None

Motion Carried.

Adjournment to Executive Session:  Chairperson Hubbartt adjourned the meeting into Executive Session at 7:17 p.m.

Recall to Order
Chairperson Hubbartt recalled the meeting to order at 7:32 p.m.

New Business:

  1. Certification / Non-Certification of Police Officer candidates:  Commissioners certified three Police Officer candidates to continue on in the hiring process; the remaining five candidates were not certified; all aye
  2. Certification / Non-Certification of Maintenance Worker I candidate; Commissioners certified the next candidate on the Maintenance Worker I list; all aye


  1. Review of Diversity reports for Police and Fire recruitments:  Commission members reviewed the diversity statistics of the recruitment process and resulting eligibility lists for Police Officer and Firefighter / Paramedic candidates.

Adjournment  - Bonds moved to adjourn, seconded by Neddenriep; all aye; motion carried. 
Meeting adjourned at 7:46 pm