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Civil Service Commission Meeting

November 16, 2017 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 Marissa Georges at (707) 565-6195, as soon as possible to ensure arrangements for accommodation.


Call to Order

Approval of Minutes of October 5, 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. 


A. Human Resources Reorganization. Presented by Christina Cramer, Human Resources Director. 

B. Fire Disaster: Human Resources Assistance to Impacted Employees. Presented by Christina Cramer, Human  Resources  Director.

Agenda Items

Proposed Rule Change, Civil Service Rule 1, Definitions and Rule 8.5, Extra Help Appointments. Presented by: Christina Cramer, Human Resources Director

Other Scheduling Matters- Appeal of Termination, Probation Department, Hearing Dates

Commissioner's Closed Session

Reconvene from Closed Session 

Commissioner's Open Session



Meeting 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 at the following address:

Human Resources Office
575 Administration Drive, Suite 117-C
Santa Rosa, CA 95403

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

Marissa Georges
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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