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Civil Service Commission
The Civil Service Commission was established by Ordinance 773 on April 9, 1934 and was later amended by Ordinance 4379 pursuant to the provisions of A.C.A. 14-51-201; this changed the membership from five members to seven members. The Commission is responsible for examining and establishing eligibility lists for appointments and promotions within the Police and Fire Departments. The Commission also acts upon appeals of disciplinary actions.
Staggered six-year terms, ending March 31.
The Commission shall be composed of seven members who must be citizens and residents of Fayetteville for at least three years immediately preceding their appointment. The Board of Civil Service Commissioners shall, annually, on the first Monday of May select one (1) of the commissioners to serve as chairman of the commission.
- Seven Members from the public-at-large.
Vacancies on the Commission are filled by appointment from the governing body of the city.
A weekly meetings list is prepared by the City Clerk’s office which is distributed to the press and posted on the City’s web site: www.accessfayetteville.org
Meetings are held whenever needed to administer tests and update eligibility lists. Meetings are generally held during normal business hours 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
City of Fayetteville Appointees
|Chair||Michael Ferguson||4273 E. Oakmont Drive, Fayetteville, AR 72701||(479) 251-8336||04/01/2006 thru 03/31/2018|
|Vice Chair||Peggy Hart||521 E. Ash, Fayetteville, AR 72703||(479) 582-9481||04/01/2005 thru 03/31/2017|
|Secretary||Warren J. McDonald||435 North Washington Avenue, Fayetteville, AR 72701||(479) 521-1326||01/01/2013 thru 03/31/2017|
|Betty Martin||2825 E. Weston Pl., Fayetteville, AR 72703||(479) 442-4059||04/01/2013 thru 03/31/2020|
|Bo Bittle||975 N. Eastwood Drive, Fayetteville, AR 72701||(479) 283-7374||04/01/2014 thru 03/31/2020|
|Earl Buddy Chadick||PO Box 3618, Fayetteville, AR 72702-3618||(479) 957-0502||04/01/2010 thru 03/31/2016|
|Jules Beck||2377 North Juneway Terrace, Fayetteville, AR 72703||(479) 587-9205||04/01/2014 thru 03/31/2019|