CALL TO ORDER:
The meeting was called to order at 5:05 pm at the City of Mercer Island Caucus Room, 9611 SE 36th Street, Mercer Island, WA.
Commissioners Blakney, Hill & King, Police Chief Holmes, Police Commander Burns, Interim Fire Chief Tubbs, Police Sergeant Hyatt, Chief Examiner Segle.
(1) Welcome Jason!: Chief Examiner Segle introduced Jason King as the newest appointed Civil Service Commissioner. Commissioner King shared his background and experience with the Commission. Commissioners Blakney and Hill welcomed Commissioner King.
(2) Update on Police Eligibility List / Permission to Conduct Oral Boards: Police Chief Holmes explained that all of the candidates on the current Police Eligibility List have dropped off due to background disqualifications or because they have elected to take jobs at other cities. Chief Holmes explained that he needs the Commissionís permission to conduct another oral board process.
MOTION: Moved by Hill and seconded by Blakney to permit staff to approve an oral board process for Entry-Level Police Officer. Motion carried.
(3) Fire Permanent Appointments: Staff reported that effective June 1, 2008, Chris Tubbs would be appointed Fire Chief, Steve Heitman would be appointed Deputy Fire Chief, and Stephen McCoy would be promoted from Firefighter to Fire Lieutenant.
OFF AGENDA ITEMS:
There were none.
NEXT MEETING DATE:
The next Special Meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, June 10, 2008 at 5:00 pm in the Caucus Room at City Hall.
The meeting was adjourned at 5:20 pm.