Salt Lake City

Boards and Commissions

(801) 535-7743

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

Ordinance and Governing Documents


Meeting Information

As needed, Third Thursday of the month, beginning at 4:00 p.m.

City and County Building, Room 118 or 126, 451 S State, Salt Lake City


Member Qualifications

  • Three members, appointed by Mayor Biskupski, 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.

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.


Current Members

Member Serving Since Council District Term Expires
David Hollins 2016 2
Carmen Nichols 2015
David Warnock 2018

Contact Information

Julio Garcia

Director of Human Resources

(801) 535-6604 or julio.garcia@slcgov.com

Cheryl Boyter

Human Resources Office Administrator

(801) 535-7904 or cheryl.boyter@slcgov.com