Civil Service Commission

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The Civil Service Commission for the Police and Fire Departments in Springdale was enacted pursuant to Ordinance No. 660 by the Springdale City Council on Sept. 13, 1966.


The Commission's responsibilities are to test applicants for eligibility within the Police and Fire Departments, as well as testing for promotions within each department. The Civil Service Commission also hears disciplinary appeals in certain situations. Also, pursuant to Ordinance No. 2775, the Springdale Civil Service Commission has the sole authority to appoint or terminate the employment of the Police Chief and Fire Chief.