Civil Service Commission


  • Daniel Bacik
    Term Expires: January 2, 2025
  • Gary Spring, Chair 
    Term Expires: January 2, 2029
  • Chuck Obendorf, Vice Chair
    Term Expires: January 2, 2026

Breanna Turley, Secretary



The Civil Service Commission shall consist of three members who are electors of the City, not more than two of whom shall be adherents of the same political party. These members shall be appointed by the Mayor subject to confirmation by the Council, one for a term of two years, one for a term of four years, and one for a term of six years. Each alternate year thereafter the Mayor shall appoint one person as successor to the member whose term expires to serve six years. A vacancy during the term of any member shall be filled for the unexpired term in the manner authorized for an original appointment.

Powers and Duties

Except as otherwise provided in collective bargaining agreements with the City, which agreements shall govern in event of a conflict with the Municipal Civil Service Commission rules and regulations, the municipal Civil Service Commission shall prescribe, amend and enforce rules and regulations for the classification of positions, removals, transfers, layoffs, suspensions, reductions and reinstatements, and for standardizing efficiency in the Civil Service of the City of Stow. The Municipal Civil Service Commission shall provide for examinations and resignations and for appointments, and promotions within the classified civil service. The Civil Service Commission may adopt rules and regulations that establish standards, examination rules and credits, and procedures for appointments and promotions within the classified civil service that differ from those established by the Ohio Revised Code so long as such rules and regulations are reviewed and approved by City Council.

Related Document

Rules of the Municipal Civil Service Commission (PDF)

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