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July 14, 2011: Civil Service Commission
AGENDA:

 
Regular Meeting of the Civil Service Commission of the City of Lyndhurst, Thursday, July 14, 2011 at 8:30 a.m. Raymond Schmidlin, Chairman presiding.
 
Members:
Commissioners: R D Patete, R. Schmidlin, R A Sweeney.
 
Others: P T Murphy, Director of Law; C J White, Secretary
 
Minutes:
 
Approve minutes of the Regular Meeting of the Civil Service Commission held Thursday, June 9, 2011.
 
Proposed Resolution No. 2011-02:
 
A resolution amending Rule III, Section 4, of the Rules of the Civil Service Commission as they appear in Chapter 171 of the Codified Ordinances of the City of Lyndhurst.
 
TABLED ITEMS:
 
Proposed Resolution No. 2011-01:
 
Review proposed Resolution 2011-01 regarding scoring promotional exams in the fire department.
 
July 14, 2011: Civil Service Commission
MINUTES:

 
The Civil Service Commission of the City of Lyndhurst met in Regular Session on Thursday, July 14, 2011 at 8:30 a.m., in the Conference Room of the Lyndhurst Municipal Center, 5301 Mayfield Road.
 
Members Present: R. Schmidlin, Chairman; R D Patete, R A Sweeney
 
Others Present: R. Porrello, Police Chief
 
Regarding the minutes of June 9, 2011, the first paragraph after the heading and explanation of proposed Resolution No. 2011-01, Mr. Patete recommended that it should read, "In answer to Mr. Patete's inquiry, Mr. Murphy explained that throughout the resolution, the words 'final point scale' should be 'final point score.' "
 
It was moved by Mr. Schmidlin, seconded by Ms. Sweeney that the reading of the minutes of the Regular Meeting held June 9, 2011, copies of which were mailed to all members, be dispensed with and said minutes stand approved as amended.
 
The question was put to a voice vote and passed unanimously.
 
Motion carried.
 
Proposed Resolution 2011-02
 
A resolution amending Rule III, Section 4, of the Rules of the Civil Service Commission as they appear in Chapter 171 of the Codified Ordinances of the City of Lyndhurst.
 
Mr. Schmidlin explained that this rule was first amended by City Council with Ordinance No. 2011-39, passed July 5, 2011. Proposed Resolution No. 2011-02 reflects the changes to be adopted by the Commission members. He further explained that adopting this resolution would keep the Lyndhurst Civil Service Rules consistent with the Ohio Revised Code in regards to the age of a newly hired firefighter, raising the age from 31 to 36, providing the candidate meets certain disability and pension criteria.
 
It was moved by Mr. Schmidlin, seconded by Mr. Patete that proposed Resolution 2011-02, Section 4., be amended to read " . . . No applicant for the position of firefighter shall be eligible for appointment to a position by the Mayor subsequent to the applicant's thirty-first birthday, EXCEPT AS PROVIDED IN SECTION 143.05 (b) OF THE CODIFIED ORDINANCES OF THE CITY.
 
The question was put to a voice vote and passed unanimously.
 
Motion carried.
 
It was moved by Mr. Schmidlin, seconded by Ms. Sweeney that Resolution No. 2011-02 be adopted as amended.
 
The question was put to a voice vote and passed unanimously.
 
Motion carried,
Resolution No. 2011-02 is adopted.
 
Tabled Item:
 
Proposed Resolution 2011-01
 
Scoring promotional exams in the fire department.
 
Mr. Schmidlin stated some minor changes are still to be made and decided upon at the next meeting.
 
It was moved by Mr. Schmidlin, seconded by Mr. Patete that the meeting be adjourned.
 
The question was put to a voice vote and passed unanimously.
 
Motion carried, meeting adjourned at 8:45 a.m.


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