Chapter 2.48


2.48.010    Established.

2.48.020    Statutes controlling.

2.48.030    Recommendation of names from eligibility list.

2.48.010 Established.

In accordance with the provisions of Chapter 41.12 RCW, there is established a civil service commission to exercise the powers and to perform the duties established by the state law in connection with the selection, appointment and employment of police in the city. (Ord. 643 § 1, 1983)

2.48.020 Statutes controlling.

Except as specifically provided in this chapter, the provisions of Chapter 41.12 RCW shall control the commission’s selection, appointment and employment of police, and all other aspects of police civil service in the city. (Ord. 643 § 2, 1983)

2.48.030 Recommendation of names from eligibility list.

Notwithstanding anything to the contrary in Chapter 41.12 RCW, the following provision is directed:

In addition to any opportunity afforded the appointing authority to exercise the choice in the filling of a vacancy by the terms of the law, whenever requisition is made the commission for the names of persons eligible for appointment to any vacancy, including both original appointments and promotions, the commission, instead of furnishing the name of one person highest on the eligibility list, shall certify to the appointing authority the names of the three persons highest on the eligibility list for each vacancy, if there are three such persons available. The appointing authority shall forthwith appoint one of the certified persons to the vacant position. (Ord. 643 § 3, 1983)