SECTION 8.04. PERSONNEL ADVISORY AND APPEALS BOARD.
There shall be a Personnel Advisory and Appeals Board of three members, appointed by the Mayor with the consent of the Council, for staggered terms of three (3) years. All terms shall be for three (3) years; any vacancy within a term shall be filled for the unexpired portion thereof. Any appointee shall continue to serve until his successor has been qualified. Each member of the Board shall be a resident of the Municipality.
SECTION 8.05 DUTIES OF THE BOARD.
The Board shall serve without compensation and shall (1) hear appeals from any nonexempt employee who has been suspended longer than five days, dismissed from the Municipal service, or demoted to a lower grade and salary; (2) hear appeals concerning rejection of applications for employment and the conduct of examinations; (3) establish its own rules and procedures governing the conduct of the Board's business; and (4) make such investigations of Municipal personnel practices as it deems necessary to carry out its responsibilities.
SECTION 8.06 APPEAL FROM DISCIPLINARY ACTION.
Whenever an employee, whose position is not exempt from merit system requirements, and who has passed his probationary period as set forth in the rules of the Manager, is disciplined by dismissal, suspension of longer than five working days within any six month period, or demotion to a lower grade and salary, he may appeal to the Board, under rules set forth by the Board; and if his appeal meets the conditions of said rules, the Board shall hear his appeal within thirty days of the effective date of the disciplinary action. After hearing the evidence on which disciplinary action was based, and the employee explanation, the Board shall render a judgment, either to affirm, reverse, or modify the decision of the appointing authority; and such judgment shall be final. In hearing any appeal, the Board shall have the power to subpoena witnesses and require the production of records. The Board may also promulgate -such additional rules as may be required to carry out the provisions of this section.
Personnel Advisory & Appeals Board Members:
-Brent Fisher, term ending 12/26
-Brad Rarick, term ending 12/25
-Edward Duncan, term ending 12/24
-The Personnel Director serves as the Secretary to the Board