Champaign Board of Fire and Police Commissioners votes to promote probationary firefighter
Champaign Board of Fire and Police Commissioners met Monday, Nov. 28.
The Board of Fire and Police Commissioners conducts and approves the recruitment process for interviewing, testing, appointments, and promotion of all commissioned personnel below the rank of Deputy Chief in the Fire and Police departments. It is also responsible for conducting hearings and rendering decisions on disciplinary matters for both departments as provided for in the collective bargaining agreement.
Here is the agenda and the minutes as provided by Champaign:
MEETING OF THE BOARD OF FIRE AND POLICE COMMISSIONERS December 19, 2016 4:15 p.m.
Champaign City Council Chambers 102 North Neil Street Champaign, IL
1. CALL TO ORDER
2. APPROVAL OF MINUTES
• Approval of November 28, 2016, regular meeting minutes
4. OLD BUSINESS
• Election of Officers
5. NEW BUSINESS
• 2017-2018 Entry-Level Police Officer Eligibility List - Components and Weights
• Testing Calendar for 2017 through 2020
6. RECOMMENDATIONS FOR HIRE, PROMOTION, REMOVAL, AND FOR CLASS A OR B COMMISSIONS
• Request from the Police Department to hire a Probationary Police Officer and issue a Class B commission
• Request from the Police Department to promote five Probationary Police Officers to Police Officers and issue Class A commissions
• Request from the Fire Department to hire a Probationary Firefighter and issue a Class B commission
• Request from the Fire Department to promote a Firefighter to Engineer and issue a Class A commission
7. AGENDA PREPARATION – January 23, 2017
8. AUDIENCE PARTICIPATION
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MINUTES OF THE REGULAR SESSION OF THE CITY OF CHAMPAIGN BOARD OF FIRE AND POLICE COMMISSIONERS November 28, 2016 Champaign City Council Chambers 102 North Neil Street Champaign, Illinois
Members Present: Members Absent: Lekevie Johnson, Vice Chair Anthony Bruno, Chair Kim Nystrom, Secretary
Staff Presenti: Anthony Cobb, Police Chief Amanda Farthing, Assistant HR Director Gary Ludwig, Fire Chief Stacy Rachel, HR Specialist Lisa Benker, Recording Secretary
Call to Order
Vice Chair Johnson called the meeting to order at 4:15 p.m., and he noted that a quorum was present.
Approval of Minutes
Vice Chair Johnson asked if there were any additions or corrections to the regular meeting minutes from November 28, 2016. Hearing none, the minutes were approved.
There was no correspondence for the Board to review.
The item of Election of Officers will continue to be postponed until all commissioners are present.
The Board reviewed the 2017 Board of Fire and Police Commissioners Meeting Calendar.
Secretary Nystrom motioned that the meeting calendar be approved, and Vice Chair Johnson seconded the motion. There was no discussion. The motion passed 2-0.
Recommendations for Hire, Promotion, Removal, and for Class A or B Commissions
The Board reviewed a memorandum from David Ferber, Deputy Fire Chief, dated November 2, 2016, requesting that Probationary Firefighter Cole Hunt be promoted to Firefighter and issued a Class A commission. Secretary Nystrom made a motion to approve the promotion, and Vice Chair Johnson seconded the motion. There was no discussion. The motion passed 2-0.
The next regularly scheduled meeting for the Board will be December 19, 2016.
No one from the audience spoke before the Board.
With no further business for the Board, the meeting was adjourned at 4:18 p.m.
Kim Nystrom. Secretary Lisa Benker, Recording Secretary
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