Civil Service Commission
The Civil Service Commission performs various personnel functions for positions and employees covered by the Civil Service Ordinance. The Civil Service Commission certifies candidates for original appointment of entry-level Police Officers and Firefighters in accordance with the Civil Service Act, 65 ILCS 5/10-1-1 et seq. The purpose of the Commission is to promote fair and equal treatment and equal opportunity under the law.
The Civil Service Commission Board is made up of seven (7) citizens, of five (5) voting members, and two (2) advisors. The Secretary/Staff Liaison for the Commission shall be the City of Waukegan Human Resources Director.
The Board regular meetings are scheduled for the first (1st) Tuesday, if applicable, of every other month at 5:30pm and held in the City’s Council Chambers located at City Hall. Please note that special meetings may be added to this schedule with proper notification under the (5 ILCS 12/) Open Meetings Act.
Meeting Dates for 2023:
January 4, 2023
March 7, 2023
May 2, 2023
July 5, 2023
September 6, 2023
November 8, 2023
Special Meeting Dates Scheduled for 2023:
Agendas and Meeting Minutes
Agendas and meeting minutes for the Civil Service Commission Board can be located by clicking on the link below.
Civil Service Documents
Pertinent Civil Service Commission Board documents can be located by clicking on the link below.
Memorandum of Understanding between the Waukegan Police Benevolent Labor Committee Unit #42 and the City of Waukegan:
Ordinance No. 18-O-49: Ordinance Amending the Civil Service Commission to Promote Transparency, Inclusiveness, and Diversity:
Proposed Amendments to the CSC Rules and Regulations (Posted May 23, 2022)
Members & Term