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CITY OF AUSTIN FIREFIGHTERS’, POLICE OFFICERS’ AND EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES PERSONNEL’S CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION REGULAR MEETING INFORMATION FOR THE PUBLIC Monday, June 1, 2020, 10:00 a.m. DIAL IN NUMBER: 512-974-9300 Participant Code: 849237  Public comment will be allowed via telephone using the number above; no in-person input will be allowed.  The presiding officer may require that a speaker remain on the topic of a particular agenda item with the exception of general citizen communication.  Following the Call to Order the Commission Chair will call for general citizen communication on items not posted on the agenda. Citizen communication is open-ended in subject matter as long as it does not contain profane, obscene, or threatening speech.  Speakers may sign up to speak for ANY agenda item except those listed as “Briefing” for which  no action will be taken. If you wish to speak on an agenda item during the meeting, please contact the Commission Coordinator Michael Sullivan at 512-974-3314. Speakers may sign up until the item they are speaking on is taken up by the Commission. After introducing each agenda item the Chair will ask if anyone has signed up to speak on the agenda item, and each person will be provided 3 minutes to speak.  Speakers wishing to introduce any supporting materials should email them to the Commission Coordinator michael.sullivan@austintexas.gov as far as possible prior to the agenda item being called for appropriate distribution to the Commission and for record keeping. CITY OF AUSTIN FIREFIGHTERS’, POLICE OFFICERS’ AND EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES PERSONNEL’S CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION REGULAR MEETING Monday, June 1, 2020, 10:00 a.m. DIAL IN NUMBER: 512-974-9300 Participant Code: 849237 AGENDA EXECUTIVE SESSION (No Public Discussion on These Items) The Commission will announce it will go into closed session to receive advice from Legal Counsel, or to discuss matters of litigation and personnel matters pursuant to Texas Government Code (LGC) Chapter 551, Section 551.071 and Section 551.074. If necessary, the Commission will go into closed session, as permitted by law regarding any item on this agenda. CALL TO ORDER CITIZEN COMMUNICATION: GENERAL 1. APPROVAL OF MINUTES 2. NEW BUSINESS a. Approve the minutes from the Firefighters’, Police Officers’, and Emergency Medical Services Personnel’s Civil Service Commission Special Called Meeting of April 13, 2020. a. Discussion and possible action regarding the request of an Austin Fire Department candidate to the Commission to appoint three-member boards per …

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May 5, 2020

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INFORMATION FOR THE PUBLIC CITY OF AUSTIN FIREFIGHTERS’, POLICE OFFICERS’ AND EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES PERSONNEL’S CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION SPECIAL CALLED MEETING Tuesday, May 5, 2020, 10:00 a.m. DIAL IN NUMBER: 512-974-9300 Participant Code: 849237 • Public comment will be allowed via telephone using the number above; no in-person input will be allowed. • The presiding officer may require that a speaker remain on the topic of a particular agenda item with the exception of general citizen communication. • Following the Call to Order the Commission Chair will call for general citizen communication on items not posted on the agenda. Citizen communication is open-ended in subject matter as long as it does not contain profane, obscene, or threatening speech. • Speakers may sign up to speak for ANY agenda item except those listed as “Briefing” for which • no action will be taken. If you wish to speak on an agenda item during the meeting, please contact the Commission Coordinator Michael Sullivan at 512-974-3314. Speakers may sign up until the item they are speaking on is taken up by the Commission. After introducing each agenda item the Chair will ask if anyone has signed up to speak on the agenda item, and each person will be provided 3 minutes to speak. • Speakers wishing to introduce any supporting materials should email them to the Commission Coordinator michael.sullivan@austintexas.gov as far as possible prior to the agenda item being called for appropriate distribution to the Commission and for record keeping. CITY OF AUSTIN FIREFIGHTERS’, POLICE OFFICERS’ AND EMERGENCY MEDICAL CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION SPECIAL CALLED MEETING SERVICES PERSONNEL’S Tuesday, May 5, 2020, 10:00 a.m. DIAL IN NUMBER: 512-974-9300 Participant Code: 849237 AGENDA EXECUTIVE SESSION (No Public Discussion on These Items) The Commission will announce it will go into closed session to receive advice from Legal Counsel, or to discuss matters of litigation and personnel matters pursuant to Texas Government Code (LGC) Chapter 551, Section 551.071 and Section 551.074. If necessary, the Commission will go into closed session, as permitted by law regarding any item on this agenda. CALL TO ORDER CITIZEN COMMUNICATION: GENERAL 1. APPROVAL OF MINUTES a. Approve the minutes from the Firefighters’, Police Officers’, and Emergency Medical Services Personnel’s Civil Service Commission Special Called Meeting of April 13, 2020. 2. OLD BUSINESS a. Hear and act upon a disciplinary appeal from Firefighter Matthew Harvey before the Firefighters’, Police Officers’ and Emergency Medical …

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April 13, 2020

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CITY OF AUSTIN FIREFIGHTERS’, POLICE OFFICERS’ AND EMERGENCY MEDICAL CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION SPECIAL CALLED MEETING SERVICES PERSONNEL’S Monday, April 13, 2020, 10:30 a.m. DIAL IN NUMBER: 512-974-9300 Participant Code: 849237 AGENDA EXECUTIVE SESSION (No Public Discussion on These Items) The Commission will announce it will go into closed session to receive advice from Legal Counsel, or to discuss matters of litigation and personnel matters pursuant to Texas Government Code (LGC) Chapter 551, Section 551.071 and Section 551.074. If necessary, the Commission will go into closed session, as permitted by law regarding any item on this agenda. CALL TO ORDER CITIZEN COMMUNICATION: GENERAL 1. APPROVAL OF MINUTES 2. NEW BUSINESS a. Approve the minutes from the Firefighters’, Police Officers’, and Emergency Medical Services Personnel’s Civil Service Commission Regular Meeting of February 10, 2020. a. Discussion and possible action regarding the request of an Austin Fire Department candidate to the Commission to appoint three-member boards per Chapter 143.022(c) LGC for another mental or physical examination. (Gonzalo Herrera) b. Hear and act upon a disciplinary appeal from Firefighter Matthew Harvey before the Firefighters’, Police Officers’ and Emergency Medical Services Personnel’s Civil Service Commission for a 4-day suspension. 3. STAFF BRIEFINGS a. Future Meetings Schedule. 4. FUTURE AGENDA ITEMS ADJOURNMENT The City of Austin is committed to compliance with the American with Disabilities Act. Reasonable modifications and equal access to communications will be provided upon request. Meeting locations are planned with wheelchair access. If requiring Sign Language Interpreters or alternative formats, please give notice at least 2 days (48 hours) before the meeting date. Please call Barry Cook at the Human Resources Department, at 512-974-3312, for additional information; TTY users’ route through Relay Texas at 711. For more information on the City of Austin Firefighters’, Police Officers’, and Emergency Medical Services Personnel’s Civil Service Commission, please contact Barry Cook at 512-974-3312.

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Feb. 10, 2020

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CITY OF AUSTIN FIREFIGHTERS’, POLICE OFFICERS’ AND EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES PERSONNEL’S CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION SPECIAL CALLED MEETING Monday, February 10, 2020, 10:00 a.m. 5202 East Ben White Blvd. Room 249 Austin, Texas 78741 AGENDA EXECUTIVE SESSION (No Public Discussion on These Items) The Commission will announce it will go into closed session to receive advice from Legal Counsel, or to discuss matters of litigation and personnel matters pursuant to Texas Government Code (LGC) Chapter 551, Section 551.071 and Section 551.074. If necessary, the Commission will go into closed session, as permitted by law regarding any item on this agenda. CALL TO ORDER CITIZEN COMMUNICATION: GENERAL 1. APPROVAL OF MINUTES 2. NEW BUSINESS a. Approve the minutes from the Firefighters’, Police Officers’, and Emergency Medical Services Personnel’s Civil Service Commission Regular Meeting of December 2, 2019. a. Hear and rule on appeal(s) from the 2020 Police Corporal Detective written promotional examination administered on January 9, 2020, pursuant to the Texas Local Government Code Chapter 143.034, Article 13 of the Agreement between the City of Austin and the Austin Police Association and Rule 7 of the City of Austin Fire Fighters’, Police Officers’ and Emergency Medical Services Personnel’s Civil Service Commission Rules and Regulations. b. Consider and take action on the Police Department’s request to dismiss the pending appeal of the indefinite suspension of Austin Police Officer VonTrey Clark, imposed by former Chief of Police Art Acevedo on July 23, 2015, and appealed by Officer Clark on July 27, 2015. c. Hear and act upon the Emergency Medical Services Department Chief Ernesto Rodriguez' November 15, 2019, request to the Commission for the involuntary demotion of ATCEMS Clinical Specialist (CS) - Field William Allen Clark to Medic - Field. d. Consider and act upon Chief of Police Brian Manley’s request to certify a Cadet Eligibility List in accordance with Article 14, Section 3(c) of the Agreement between the Austin Police Officers’ Association and the City of Austin. e. Discussion and possible action regarding the request of an Austin Fire Department candidate to the Commission to appoint three-member boards per Chapter 143.022(c) LGC for another mental or physical examination. (Samuel Hope) f. Discussion and possible action regarding the request of an Austin Fire Department candidate to the Commission to appoint three-member boards per Chapter 143.022(c) LGC for another mental or physical examination. (Gonzalo Hererra) g. Discussion and possible action regarding the request of an …

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MINUTES for SPECIAL CALLED MEETING Monday, February 10, 2020 Firefighters’, Police Officers’ and Emergency Medical Personnel’s Civil Service Commission The Firefighters’, Police Officers’, and Emergency Medical Services Personnel’s Civil Service Commission convened in a Special Called Meeting on Monday, February 10, 2020 at 5202 East Ben White Boulevard, Building 500, Room 249 Austin TX 78741 Board Members in Attendance: Commission Chair Jolsna Thomas Commission Member Eyna Canales-Zarate Staff in Attendance: Michael Sullivan, Civil Service Coordinator Mecia Griffin, Civil Service Coordinator Jasper Brown, Assistant Chief, Emergency Medical Services Department CALL TO ORDER Civil Service Commission Chair Thomas called the Commission Meeting to order at 10:00 a.m. CITIZEN COMMUNICATION: GENERAL Ann Skowronski, Assistant City Attorney No members of the public signed up to speak on this item. 1. APPROVAL OF MINUTES a. Approve the minutes from the Firefighters’, Police Officers’, and Emergency Medical Services Personnel’s Civil Service Commission Regular Meeting of December 2, 2019. The minutes from the Regular Meeting of December 2, 2019, were approved on Commission Member Canales-Zarate’s motion, Commission Chair Thomas’ second on a 2-0 vote. 2. NEW BUSINESS 1 a. Hear and rule on appeal(s) from the 2020 Police Corporal Detective written promotional examination administered on January 9, 2020, pursuant to the Texas Local Government Code Chapter 143.034, Article 13 of the Agreement between the City of Austin and the Austin Police Association and Rule 7 of the City of Austin Fire Fighters’, Police Officers’ and Emergency Medical Services Personnel’s Civil Service Commission Rules and Regulations. Commission Member Canales-Zarate made a motion to deny the appeal on exam question 17, and let the question remain as keyed. Commission Chair Thomas seconded the motion. The motion to deny the appeal of question 17 was approved 2-0. b. Consider and take action on the Police Department’s request to dismiss the pending appeal of the indefinite suspension of Austin Police Officer VonTrey Clark, imposed by former Chief of Police Art Acevedo on July 23, 2015, and appealed by Officer Clark on July 27, 2015. Commission Member Canales-Zarate made a motion to grant the dismissal of the pending appeal of the indefinite suspension of Austin Police Officer VonTrey Clark. The motion was seconded by Commission Chair Thomas. The motion was approved on 2-0 vote. c. Hear and act upon the Emergency Medical Services Department Chief Ernesto Rodriguez' November 15, 2019, request to the Commission for the involuntary demotion of ATCEMS Clinical Specialist …

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Feb. 3, 2020

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CITY OF AUSTIN FIREFIGHTERS’, POLICE OFFICERS’ AND EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES PERSONNEL’S CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION REGULAR MEETING Monday, February 3, 2020, 10:00 a.m. 5202 East Ben White Blvd. Room 249 Austin, Texas 78741 AGENDA EXECUTIVE SESSION (No Public Discussion on These Items) The Commission will announce it will go into closed session to receive advice from Legal Counsel, or to discuss matters of litigation and personnel matters pursuant to Texas Government Code (LGC) Chapter 551, Section 551.071 and Section 551.074. If necessary, the Commission will go into closed session, as permitted by law regarding any item on this agenda. CALL TO ORDER CITIZEN COMMUNICATION: GENERAL 1. APPROVAL OF MINUTES 2. NEW BUSINESS a. Approve the minutes from the Firefighters’, Police Officers’, and Emergency Medical Services Personnel’s Civil Service Commission Regular Meeting of December 2, 2019. a. Hear and rule on appeal(s) from the 2020 Police Corporal Detective written promotional examination administered on January 9, 2020, pursuant to the Texas Local Government Code Chapter 143.034, Article 13 of the Agreement between the City of Austin and the Austin Police Association and Rule 7 of the City of Austin Fire Fighters’, Police Officers’ and Emergency Medical Services Personnel’s Civil Service Commission Rules and Regulations. b. Consider and take action on the Police Department’s request to dismiss the pending appeal of the indefinite suspension of Austin Police Officer VonTrey Clark, imposed by former Chief of Police Art Acevedo on July 23, 2015, and appealed by Officer Clark on July 27, 2015. c. Hear and act upon the Emergency Medical Services Department Chief Ernesto Rodriguez' November 15, 2019, request to the Commission for the involuntary demotion of ATCEMS Clinical Specialist (CS) - Field William Allen Clark to Medic - Field. d. Consider and act upon Chief of Police Brian Manley’s request to certify a Cadet Eligibility List in accordance with Article 14, Section 3(c) of the Agreement between the Austin Police Officers’ Association and the City of Austin. e. Discussion and possible action regarding the request of an Austin Fire Department candidate to the Commission to appoint three-member boards per Chapter 143.022(c) LGC for another mental or physical examination. (Samuel Hope) f. Discussion and possible action regarding the request of an Austin Fire Department candidate to the Commission to appoint three-member boards per Chapter 143.022(c) LGC for another mental or physical examination. (Gonzalo Hererra) g. Discussion and possible action regarding the request of an Austin …

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Dec. 2, 2019

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CITY OF AUSTIN FIREFIGHTERS’, POLICE OFFICERS’ AND EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES PERSONNEL’S CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION REGULAR MEETING Monday, December 2, 2019, 10:00 a.m. 5202 East Ben White Blvd. Room 249 Austin, Texas 78741 AGENDA EXECUTIVE SESSION (No Public Discussion on These Items) The Commission will announce it will go into closed session to receive advice from Legal Counsel, or to discuss matters of litigation and personnel matters pursuant to Texas Government Code (LGC) Chapter 551, Section 551.071 and Section 551.074. If necessary, the Commission will go into closed session, as permitted by law regarding any item on this agenda. CALL TO ORDER CITIZEN COMMUNICATION: GENERAL 1. APPROVAL OF MINUTES a. Approve the minutes from the Firefighters’, Police Officers’, and Emergency Medical Services Personnel’s Civil Service Commission Regular Meeting of November 4, 2019. 2. NEW BUSINESS a. Consider and take action on the Emergency Medical Services Department Chief Ernesto Rodriguez' November 15, 2019 request to the Commission to find probable cause for the recommendation of the involuntary demotion of ATCEMS Clinical Specialist (CS) - Field William Allen Clark to Medic - Field. b. Consider and take action on the Emergency Medical Services Department Chief Ernesto Rodriguez' November 22, 2019 request to the Commission to grant the requested demotion of ATCEMS Clinical Specialist (CS) – Field Leor Luk to Medic - Field. c. Consider an order to limit the City’s public broadcast of video of the appeal hearing of the Indefinite Suspension of Police Commander Jason Dusterhoft, held on September 24-27, and October 22-24, 2019. Pursuant to Council Resolution 20070621-099 and Commission Rule 10.10. 3. STAFF BRIEFINGS a. Report from the Civil Service Office regarding exam processes, disciplinary hearings and fit for duty actions. b. Future Meetings Schedule. c. Review of Commission Rules and Regulations: RULE 7 – CLASSIFIED SERVICE PROMOTIONS; RULE 8 – DEMOTIONS; RULE 9 – MILITARY LEAVES OF ABSENCE; RULE 10 – DISCIPLINARY SUSPENSIONS; RULE 11 – HEARING EXAMINERS; RULE 13 – FORCED REDUCTION AND REINSTATEMENT LIST; RULE 14 – PROCEDURE AFTER CRIMINAL INDICTMENT; RULE 15 – SICK LEAVE, INJURY LEAVE AND FITNESS FOR DUTY; RULE 16 – RECORDS AND REPORTS; RULE 18 – SAVING CLAUSE. 4. FUTURE AGENDA ITEMS ADJOURNMENT The City of Austin is committed to compliance with the American with Disabilities Act. Reasonable modifications and equal access to communications will be provided upon request. Meeting locations are planned with wheelchair access. If requiring Sign Language Interpreters or …

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Nov. 4, 2019

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CITY OF AUSTIN FIREFIGHTERS’, POLICE OFFICERS’ AND EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES PERSONNEL’S CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION REGULAR MEETING Monday, November 4, 2019, 10:00 a.m. 5202 East Ben White Blvd. Room 249 Austin, Texas 78741 AGENDA EXECUTIVE SESSION (No Public Discussion on These Items) The Commission will announce it will go into closed session to receive advice from Legal Counsel, or to discuss matters of litigation and personnel matters pursuant to Texas Government Code (LGC) Chapter 551, Section 551.071 and Section 551.074. If necessary, the Commission will go into closed session, as permitted by law regarding any item on this agenda. CALL TO ORDER CITIZEN COMMUNICATION: GENERAL 1. APPROVAL OF MINUTES a. Approve the minutes from the Firefighters’, Police Officers’, and Emergency Medical Services Personnel’s Civil Service Commission Special Called Meeting of October 7, 2019. 2. NEW BUSINESS a. Discussion and possible action regarding the request of an Austin Fire Department candidate to the Commission to appoint three-member boards per Chapter 143.022(c) LGC for another mental or physical examination. (Giovanni Vecchione) 3. STAFF BRIEFINGS a. Report from the Civil Service Office regarding exam processes, disciplinary hearings and fit for duty actions. b. Future Meetings Schedule. 4. FUTURE AGENDA ITEMS ADJOURNMENT The City of Austin is committed to compliance with the American with Disabilities Act. Reasonable modifications and equal access to communications will be provided upon request. Meeting locations are planned with wheelchair access. If requiring Sign Language Interpreters or alternative formats, please give notice at least 2 days (48 hours) before the meeting date. Please call Barry Cook at the Human Resources Department, at 512-974-3312, for additional information; TTY users’ route through Relay Texas at 711. For more information on the City of Austin Firefighters’, Police Officers’, and Emergency Medical Services Personnel’s Civil Service Commission, please contact Barry Cook at 512-974-3312.

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Oct. 7, 2019

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CITY OF AUSTIN FIREFIGHTERS’, POLICE OFFICERS’ AND EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES PERSONNEL’S CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION REGULAR MEETING Monday, October 7, 2019, 10:00 a.m. 5202 East Ben White Blvd. Room 239B Austin, Texas 78741 AGENDA EXECUTIVE SESSION (No Public Discussion on These Items) The Commission will announce it will go into closed session to receive advice from Legal Counsel, or to discuss matters of litigation and personnel matters pursuant to Texas Government Code Chapter 551, Section 551.071 and Section 551.074. If necessary, the Commission will go into closed session, as permitted by law regarding any item on this agenda. 1.APPROVAL OF MINUTESa.Approve the minutes from the Firefighters’, Police Officers’, and EmergencyMedical Services Personnel’s Civil Service Commission Special Called Meetingof August 28, 2019.2.NEW BUSINESSa.Consider and act upon Chief of Police Manley’s request to certify a CadetEligibility List in accordance with Article 14, Section 3(c) of the Agreementbetween the Austin Police Officers’ Association and the City of Austin.b.Hear and rule on appeal(s) from the 2019 Fire Captain written promotionalexamination administered on September 12, 2019 pursuant to the Texas LocalGovernment Code Chapter 143.034, Article 16 of the Agreement between theCity of Austin and the Austin Firefighters Association Local 975, and Rule 7 ofthe City of Austin Fire Fighters’, Police Officers’ and Emergency MedicalServices Personnel’s Civil Service Commission Rules and Regulations.CALL TO ORDER c.Discussion and possible action regarding the request of an Austin/Travis CountyEMS Department candidate to the Commission to appoint three-member boardsper Chapter 143.022(c) LGC for another mental or physical examination.(Christian Chorath)d.Discussion and possible action regarding the request of an Austin/Travis CountyEMS Department candidate to the Commission to appoint three-member boardsper Chapter 143.022(c) LGC for another mental or physical examination.(Kendall Zumwalt)e.Discussion and possible action regarding the request of an Austin/Travis CountyEMS Department candidate to the Commission to appoint three-member boardsper Chapter 143.022(c) LGC for another mental or physical examination.(Nicholas Molinelli)f.Discussion and possible action regarding the request of an Austin/Travis CountyEMS Department candidate to the Commission to appoint three-member boardsper Chapter 143.022(c) LGC for another mental or physical examination.(Leonardo Padron)g.Approve Commission meeting dates for calendar year 2020.3.STAFF BRIEFINGSa.Report from the Civil Service Office regarding exam processes, disciplinaryhearings and fit for duty actions.b.Future Meetings Schedule.c.Review of Commission Rules and Regulations: RULE 6 – PROBATION; RULE17 – CLASSIFIED SERVICE PROMOTIONS4.FUTURE AGENDA ITEMSADJOURNMENT The City of Austin is committed to compliance with the American with Disabilities Act. Reasonable modifications and equal access to communications will be provided upon request. …

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Aug. 28, 2019

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CITY OF AUSTIN FIREFIGHTERS’, POLICE OFFICERS’ AND EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES PERSONNEL’S CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION SPECIAL CALLED MEETING Wednesday, August 28, 2019, 1:00 p.m. 5202 East Ben White Blvd. Room 249 Austin, Texas 78741 AGENDA EXECUTIVE SESSION (No Public Discussion on These Items) The Commission will announce it will go into closed session to receive advice from Legal Counsel, or to discuss matters of litigation and personnel matters pursuant to Texas Government Code Chapter 551, Section 551.071 and Section 551.074. If necessary, the Commission will go into closed session, as permitted by law regarding any item on this agenda. CALL TO ORDER 1. APPROVAL OF MINUTES a. Approve the minutes from the Firefighters’, Police Officers’, and Emergency Medical Services Personnel’s Civil Service Commission Special Called Meeting of June 21st, 2019. 2. NEW BUSINESS a. Hear and rule on appeal(s) from the 2019 Police Lieutenant written promotional examination administered on August 8, 2019 pursuant to the Texas Local Government Code Chapter 143.034, Article 13 of the Agreement between the City of Austin and the Austin Police Association and Rule 7 of the City of Austin Fire Fighters’, Police Officers’ and Emergency Medical Services Personnel’s Civil Service Commission Rules and Regulations. b. Hear and rule on appeal(s) from the 2019 Fire Battalion Chief written promotional examination administered on August 13, 2019 pursuant to the Texas Local Government Code Chapter 143.034, Article 16 of the Agreement between the City of Austin and the Austin Firefighters Association Local 975, and Rule 7 of the City of Austin Fire Fighters’, Police Officers’ and Emergency Medical Services Personnel’s Civil Service Commission Rules and Regulations. 3. STAFF BRIEFINGS a. Report from the Civil Service Office regarding exam processes, disciplinary hearings and fit for duty actions. b. Future Meetings Schedule. 4. CITIZEN COMMUNICATION: GENERAL 5. FUTURE AGENDA ITEMS ADJOURNMENT The City of Austin is committed to compliance with the American with Disabilities Act. Reasonable modifications and equal access to communications will be provided upon request. Meeting locations are planned with wheelchair access. If requiring Sign Language Interpreters or alternative formats, please give notice at least 2 days (48 hours) before the meeting date. Please call Barry Cook at the Human Resources Department, at 512-974-3312, for additional information; TTY users route through Relay Texas at 711. For more information on the City of Austin Firefighters’, Police Officers’, and Emergency Medical Services Personnel’s Civil Service Commission, please contact Barry Cook at …

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June 21, 2019

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CITY OF AUSTIN FIREFIGHTERS’, POLICE OFFICERS’ AND EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES PERSONNEL’S CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION SPECIAL CALLED MEETING Friday, June 21, 2019, 1:30 p.m. 5202 East Ben White Blvd. Room 249 Austin, Texas 78741 AGENDA EXECUTIVE SESSION (No Public Discussion on These Items) The Commission will announce it will go into closed session to receive advice from Legal Counsel, or to discuss matters of litigation and personnel matters pursuant to Texas Government Code Chapter 551, Section 551.071 and Section 551.074. If necessary, the Commission will go into closed session, as permitted by law regarding any item on this agenda. CALL TO ORDER 1. APPROVAL OF MINUTES a. Approve the minutes from the Firefighters’, Police Officers’, and Emergency Medical Services Personnel’s Civil Service Commission Regular Meeting of May 6, 2019. 2. NEW BUSINESS a. Hear and rule on appeal(s) from the 2019 Fire Specialist written promotional examination administered on June 6, 2019 pursuant to the Texas Local Government Code Chapter 143.034, Article 16 of the Agreement between the City of Austin and the Austin Firefighters Association Local 975, and Rule 7 of the City of Austin Fire Fighters’, Police Officers’ and Emergency Medical Services Personnel’s Civil Service Commission Rules and Regulations. b. Discussion and possible action regarding the appointment of a physician, psychiatrist, or psychologist to examine a police officer and to submit a report to the commission, department head, and the police officer. Pursuant to Section 143.081 LGC and Rule 15.04 of the City of Austin Fire Fighters’, Police Officers’ and Emergency Medical Personnel Civil Service Commission Rules and Regulations. (Justin Steele) 3. STAFF BRIEFINGS a. Report from the Civil Service Office regarding exam processes, disciplinary hearings and fit for duty actions. b. Future Meetings Schedule. 4. CITIZEN COMMUNICATION: GENERAL 5. FUTURE AGENDA ITEMS ADJOURNMENT The City of Austin is committed to compliance with the American with Disabilities Act. Reasonable modifications and equal access to communications will be provided upon request. Meeting locations are planned with wheelchair access. If requiring Sign Language Interpreters or alternative formats, please give notice at least 2 days (48 hours) before the meeting date. Please call Barry Cook at the Human Resources Department, at 512-974-3312, for additional information; TTY users route through Relay Texas at 711. For more information on the City of Austin Firefighters’, Police Officers’, and Emergency Medical Services Personnel’s Civil Service Commission, please contact Barry Cook at 512-974-3312.

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