Civil Service Commission

The Commission shall provide by rule for the ascertainment of merit and fitness as the basis for appointment and promotion in the classified service, in the manner provided by the Constitution of the State of Ohio, and for appeals from the action of the Mayor or from the action of any department head in any case of transfer, reduction in rank or discharge from employment in the classified service, except as otherwise provided in this Charter, and the action of the Commission on any such appeal shall be final, except as provided by law.  The Commission shall keep a record of its proceedings and examinations, which shall be open to public inspection under reasonable regulations of the Commission, and, in all matters not in conflict with this Charter, shall conduct its affairs in accordance with the provisions of the general law.

Current Members:

Henry DeBaggis
Mike Bucci
Greg Tarkowsky
Mary E. Betsa (Clerk of Council)

To view Civil Service Rules & Regulations click here (Amended 3.16.16)

To contact the Civil Service Commission you can email Mary E. Betsa at or call 440.461.2210.