Boards and Commissions - Civil Service Commission


Civil Service Commission

The Salt Lake City Civil Service Commission makes, adopts, and oversees compliance with the rules and regulations that carry out the intent of civil service statutes relating to police and fire employees. 

Agendas and Minutes


Powers and Duties

The board is responsible for reviewing and commenting on the classified civil service list and assessments. The board also reviews the appointments and promotions for various positions in the police and fire departments to ensure equity in advancement. Finally, the Commission may create rules and guidelines as necessary for the functioning of the board. 

Member Qualifications

Three members, appointed by the Mayor, serve on the Civil Service Commission. No member, during his time in office, can hold any other public office or be a candidate for any other public office. 
Members receive $25 compensation for each meetings attended concerning the Commission. Compensation for any member cannot exceed $100 per month. 

Current Members


Serving Since


David Hollins 2016 2
Carmen Nichols 2015 n/a
Tina K. Hose 2012 6






Staff and Officers

Chair - rotates between the 3 members every 4 months
Julio Garcia, Director of Human Resources
Cheryl Boyter, Board Support

Meeting Information

Period — As needed, monthly 
Days — Third Thursday and as needed 
Time — 4:00 pm 
Location — City and County Building, Room 118 or 126
451 S State, Salt Lake City 
More info (801) 535-7900 

Bylaws and Governing Documents


Contact Information

Civil Service Commission
Attn: Cheryl Boyter 
451 S State, Rm. 115
Salt Lake City, UT 84111 
(801) 535-7904

Staff Support

Julio Garcia
Director of Human Resources
(801) 535-6604
Cheryl Boyter
Human Resources Office Administrator
(801) 535-7904