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Posted on: November 24, 2020

[ARCHIVED] Monterey Park City Council Seeks to Fill Personnel Board Vacancy

MPK News Release-Monterey Park City Council Seeks to Fill Personnel Board Vacancy 11-24-20

The Monterey Park City Council is seeking a Monterey Park resident to fill an open seat on the Personnel Board.  

2.28.050 Personnel board—Appointment

    (a)    The city council shall appoint the members of the personnel board in the following manner: One member from a list of three persons nominated by the personnel of the Monterey Park fire and police departments, one member from a list of three persons nominated by the remaining employees of the city, two members from the community at large, and one member from a list of three persons nominated by a majority of the four previously appointed members. A majority vote of the city council shall be required to appoint a member of the personnel board.

    (b)    Nominations as required in subsection (a) of this section shall be made to the council within thirty days following notification by the council that such nominations are required. In the event nominations are not received within the thirty-day period, the council may proceed to fill the vacancies by appointment from the community at large. (Ord. 1888 § 2, 1995; prior code § 2201.3)  

The functions of the five member Personnel Board include responsibility for review of recruitment and selection procedures, hearing appeals of employee disciplines and making recommendations regarding the Personnel System Rules & Regulations.  

The board meets the second Wednesday of each month at 7:00 p.m. in the city hall council chamber. However, due to COVID-19, city hall is closed to the public and meetings may be held either via teleconference or physically in city hall. Members of the board serve on a volunteer basis and are not compensated for their duties.  

Interested parties are encouraged to complete an application and submit it to the City Clerk’s office by Monday, January 4, 2020 via email to Applications are available from the City Clerk’s office or via download from the city website.  

To download an application or for general information on city boards, etc., please visit the Commissions, Committees & Boards section of the city website at, or contact the City Clerk’s office at 626-307-1359.  

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Danielle Tellez, Interim Director of Human Resources and Risk Management

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