The Personnel Committee has the responsibility to look at issues concerning city staff or Human Resources policy from a city-wide, operational perspective. They make recommendations to the Board of Aldermen concerning these issues.
The committee consists of seven members, no more than three of which shall be aldermen. Of the remaining four, one shall be from each ward. The chair shall be appointed by the Mayor and approved by the Board of Aldermen. The City’s four department heads shall be ex-officio members and shall attend the meetings as requested. The members are nominated by the Mayor and approved by the Board of Aldermen. Each member shall serve for a three year term and may be reappointed an indefinite number of times.