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Civil Service Commission Meeting

February 15, 2018 at 3:00 PM

Board of Supervisors' Chambers
575 Administration Drive
Room 102A
Santa Rosa, CA 95403

We welcome you to attend our meetings; your interest is encouraged and appreciated. The Civil Service Commission meetings are regularly scheduled the first and third Thursday of each month.

Please Note: Before addressing the Civil Service Commission, please state your name and whom you represent.

Disabled Accommodation: If you have a disability which requires an accommodation, an alternative format, or requires another person to assist you while attending this meeting, please contact Karen Spitler at (707) 565-6195, as soon as possible to ensure arrangements for accommodation.


Call to Order

Approval of Minutes of January 18, 2017

Director’s Report

Public Comment 

Before addressing the Commission, please state your name and who you represent, if applicable. Comments will be limited to 3 minutes.

Agenda Items 


  • New Class Specifications: Human Resources Information Systems (HRIS) Manager - Human Resources
  •  Recommended Action: Approve the specification for a new Human Resources Information Systems (HRIS) Manager class, and approve the reclassification of the Human Resources Department’s Department Information Systems Manager to HRIS Manager, and retain the incumbent in accordance with Civil Service Rule 3.3B.
  • Other Scheduling Matters
  • Commissioners Closed Session
  • Reconvene from Closed Session
  • Commissioners Open Session
  • Appeals-  Appeal of Termination- February 23 & 26, 2018
  • Adjourn

Agendas and Materials

Materials related to an item on this Agenda submitted to the Commission after distribution of the agenda packet are available for public inspection during normal business hours in the Human Resources office:

575 Administration Drive
Suite 117-C
Santa Rosa, CA95403
38.464665, -122.725235

Public Comment

Any member of the audience desiring to address the Commission on a matter on the agenda: Please walk to the public speaker’s table and after receiving recognition from the Chair, please state your name and make your comments. In order that all interested parties have an opportunity to speak, please be brief and limit your comments to the subject under discussion. Each person is usually granted 3 minutes to speak; time limitations are at the discretion of the Chair. While members of the public are welcome to address the Commission, under the Brown Act, Commission members may not deliberate or take action on items not on the agenda, and generally may only listen.

Contact Information

Adriana Call
Executive Secretary
Civil Service Commission
Human Resources Department
County of Sonoma
Business Hours
Monday – Friday
8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Sonoma County Administration Building
575 Administration Drive
Suite 116B
Santa Rosa, CA 95403
38.464975, -122.725632

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