Milwaukee County Civil Service Commission

 The Civil Service Commission




  • Pursuant to Sections 63.01 to 63.03 of the Wisconsin Statutes, there shall be a Civil Service Commission in every county containing 500,000 or more residents. 

  • The five-member Civil Service Commission conducts hearings on the merit system and, when necessary, makes recommendations to the County Board or its committees.


 The Civil Service Commission budget includes two programs:


 Quasi-Judicial -

The Civil Service Commission acts as an adjudicating body, conducting hearings on merit system violations and appeals of actions taken by the Director of Human Resources and  rendering decisions thereon.



 Administrative  -

The Civil Service Commission exercises administrative control over the merit system, including promulgation of rules.



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