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The Civil Service Board meets regularly on the third Wednesday of each month in the Council Chambers at City Hall (1315 Valley Drive, Hermosa Beach, CA  90254) at 5 p.m., or as scheduled by the Board.

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About the Board 

The Civil Service Board functions as the City's Review Board pertaining to personnel functions and Civil Service Rules and Regulations in conjunction with N.S. 211 (People's Ordinance). Duties include review and/or approval of City job specifications and eligibility lists. Five members are appointed by the City Council to staggered four-year terms. Members must be qualified electors of the city. No person who holds any salaried public office or employment with the City is eligible for appointment and no member of this board is eligible for appointment to any office or employment with the City. The Board is staffed by the Human Resources Department. For more information, please see Hermosa Beach Municipal Code sections 2.76.060-2.76.090