Civil Service Commission

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.

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  • Matthew Hathaway
    Unexpired Term: December 31, 2024
  • Marilyn Sessions
    Term expires: December 31, 2025
  • Christine Klein

    Term expires: December 31, 2026

About the Commission

The Kent Civil Service Commission prescribes, amends, and enforces rules for the classification of positions in the civil service of the City government. These rules include matters such as:

  • Appointments
  • Examinations
  • Promotions
  • Layoffs
  • Suspensions

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Civil Service Commission Rules and Regulations (PDF)

Kent Codified Ordinance

Codified Ordinances of Kent, Chapter 159.01: The Civil Service Commission is composed of three individuals that must be a resident of either Kent City or Franklin Township. They are appointed by Kent City Council and their terms are six years in length.