Civil Service Commission »

The role of the Civil Service Commission is to advise the Mayor and the Director of Human Resources on problems concerning personnel administration in City service and to uphold the interest of the City's merit-based civil service system, a role which is vital to the public interest.

Administrative Board »

The Administrative Board consists of the Mayor, Managing Director, and Finance Director. The Administrative Board reviews all changes to job class specifications and Civil Service regulations which have been approved by the Civil Service Commission.

Mayor's Office of Labor Relations »

The Mayor created an Office of Labor Relations by Executive Order.

Pension Board »

The Board of Pensions and Retirement ensures that retirement benefits promised to the active and retired members of the City's Pension system are provided in a timely and professional manner. The Board manages the assets of the pension system in the most prudent and efficient manner possible.

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