News Releases 2008

Release Date: April 16, 2009
City of San Antonio Communications Office: 207-7234


Deadline extended for Municipal Civil Service Commission applicants

The deadline has been extended for individuals interested in serving as an alternate or regular Municipal Civil Service Commissioner. Interested applicants have until Friday, May 8 to submit an application. The selected individuals will be appointed by City Council and must be available to serve an initial two-year term. Appointed alternate or regular commissioners will be compensated $20 per meeting and provided free designated parking.

Alternate Commissioners are expected to attend Municipal Civil Service Commission hearings in the event a Commissioner is not able to attend. The purpose of the Municipal Civil Service Commission is to hear administrative appeals of City employees in the classified service who have been suspended, demoted, or terminated from their positions. The Commission makes recommendations to the City Manager as to the disposition of these cases.

Interested applicants must meet the following requirements to be considered:
• City of San Antonio resident;
• Registered voter;
• U.S. citizen;
• Mentally competent;
• Has no legal conviction of felony; and,
• Able to meet one or two meetings biweekly; averaging 6 hours per meeting.

Applicants may obtain an application by visiting and selecting “Boards and Commissions Agendas,” then selecting “Vacancies on Boards and Commission,” then “Apply.” Applications are also available in the Office of the City Clerk located on the 2nd floor of City Hall, 100 Military Plaza. Applications may be mailed the City Clerk, P.O. Box 839966, San Antonio, Texas 78283-3966; or faxed to 207-7032 or 207-6938.

For additional information, contact Carri Wiggins, at (210) 207-7253. For more information on City Boards, please visit


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