Civil Service Commission

The Civil Service Commission is charged with adopting rules for the regulation of personnel administration within the uniformed services (Police and Fire) of the City of Lynnwood. They oversee the recruitment and selection process for these services, including a competitive testing program to determine the qualifications of persons interested in such employment.

The three members of the Commission are appointed by the Mayor of Lynnwood and approved by the City Council. Commission members serve six-year terms. By state law, Civil Service Commissioners must be United States citizens, residents of the City of Lynnwood for three years, and qualified to vote in Snohomish County.

Primarily the Human Resources Department provides staff support. The Commission also has access to the City Attorney as required.

Commission Members
Position # Member Term Expires
Position #1 Gary Liming 12/31/2014
Position #2 Doug Kimura 12/31/2018
Position #3 Bill Wallace 03/22/2016
Chairperson Gary Liming
Meeting Agendas and Minutes
Agendas and Minutes
Staff Contact
If you would like more information on the Civil Service Commission, please contact staff liaison Paula Itaoka 425-670-5085.

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