[HISTORY: Adopted by the Borough Council of the Borough of Homestead 2-14-1994 by Ord. No. 1053. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Police Department — See Ch. 59.
There is hereby established a Civil Service Commission for the Borough of Homestead pursuant to Section 1171 et seq. of the Borough Code, Act of February 1, 1966 (1965 P.L. 1656, No. 581), as amended, which Commission shall continue in existence and operation so long as the Borough of Homestead maintains a police force of three or more full-time members.
Editor's Note: See 53 P.S. § 46171.
The Civil Service Commission of the Borough of Homestead shall consist of three Commissioners who shall be qualified electors of the Borough and shall be appointed by the Borough Council initially to serve for the terms of two, four and six years; and as terms thereafter expire, shall be appointed for terms of six years.
Any vacancy occurring in the Commission for any reason whatsoever shall be filled by the Borough Council for the unexpired term within the period of 30 days after such vacancy occurs.
Each member of the Commission created by this chapter shall, before entering upon the discharge of the duties of his office, take an oath or affirmation to support the Constitution of the United States and the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and to perform his official duties with fidelity, together with such loyalty oath as is prescribed and required by law. The Civil Service Commissioners shall receive no compensation.
The terms of each Commissioner shall expire on January 31 of each even-numbered calendar year following appointment, except a Commissioner shall continue to serve in office following the expiration date of his term until his successor is appointed by the Borough Council.
No Commissioner shall at the same time hold an elective or appointed office under the United States Government, the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania or any political subdivision of the Commonwealth, except that one member of the Commission may be a member of the Council of the Borough and one may be a member of the teaching profession.
The following persons are hereby appointed as initial members of the Civil Service Commission of the Borough of Homestead and shall serve the terms set forth following their respective names:
Members of the Civil Service Commission of the Borough of Homestead shall exercise their duties, functions and responsibilities in accordance with the provisions for the Civil Service Commission as set forth in the Borough Code, Act of February 1, 1966 (1965 P.L. 1656, No. 581), as amended.
Editor's Note: See 53 P.S. § 46172.
All prior appointments to the Civil Service Commission of the Borough of Homestead by the Council of the Borough of Homestead, and all prior actions of the Civil Service Commission of the Borough of Homestead, are hereby ratified and approved even though such appointments and actions may have been undertaken in the absence of a Borough ordinance or other enabling legislation of the Borough of Homestead.
Editor's Note: Former § 16-6, Rules and regulations, as amended 9-14-1995 by Ord. No. 1075, was repealed 4-14-2005 by Ord. No. 1166, which ordinance also provided for the amendment of Civil Service Commission rules and regulations by resolution of Council.