Proposal #74 question: Should section be renumbered and relocated within the Charter from existing Section 121 to new Section 137-1?

Proposal #75 question: Should section be amended to allow appeals from non-probationary employees to the Civil Service Commission from suspensions of more than three days, instead of only suspensions of more than 10 days?

Proposal #76 question : Should section be amended to provide that the Civil Service Commission shall set an appeal for hearing within 30 days of filing, instead of a hearing within 10 days of filing?

Proposal #77 question: Should section be amended to provide that, after the appointing authority has reviewed the findings and recommendations of the hearing officer and made a final decision, the Civil Service Commission, after a hearing at a regularly scheduled meeting, may affirm, disaffirm or modify the decision of the appointing authority?

Proposed Language:

§ 137-1 Appeal to Civil Service Commission [Formerly Section 121]

A non-probationary employee in the classified service, who is suspended for more than three (3) days, demoted, or dismissed from the service of the City may file a written appeal from the decision to the Civil Service Commission within ten days from and after the date of the suspension, demotion, or dismissal. The appointing authority involved, upon notice from the Commission of the appeal, shall transmit to the Commission a copy of the charges and proceedings. The Commission shall set the appeal for hearing within thirty days from and after the filing of the same with the Commission.

After the appointing authority has reviewed the findings and recommendations of the hearing officer and made a final decision, the Commission, after a hearing at a regularly scheduled meeting, may affirm, disaffirm or modify the decision of the appointing authority. The judgment of the Commission in the matter shall be final.