Merit System Board

The five-member board assists by making recommendations to the City Manager regarding the administration of the City's Personnel Rules.

Meeting Minutes
2019 Merit System Board Minutes
2018 Merit System Board Minutes

These minutes are fully searchable within each year by using the “Find Feature”. For prior years meetings not listed please contact the Clerk’s Office at 480-782-2181.

The Merit System Board conducts appeal hearings involving dismissal, suspension, or demotion of regular employees as provided by these rules, and reviews amendments and changes to these rules and, upon request of the City Manager, submits recommendations, investigates and makes recommendations on any other matter of personnel policy.

Meets at call of Human Resources Director.
Call 782-2351 for information.

Requirements: 5 members/5 alternates (3 yr term); must be qualified electors.

The term of each member shall be for three (3) years, and each member shall serve until his/her successor is appointed and qualified. Any vacancy in office during the term shall be filled by the Mayor with approval of the Council for the unexpired term.


Members (5) Term Expires Date Appointed
Chris Love 05-01-2020 04-24-2014
Daniel Pote 05-01-2020 05-26-2005
Micki Schroeder 05-01-2020 08-13-2015
Lon Miller 05-01-2021 04-30-2015
Bill Crawford 05-01-2022 04-28-2011
Alternate Members (5)    
Bill Dahlberg 05-01-2020 12-14-2000
Vacant 05-01-2018  
Vacant 05-01-2017  
Dan Hull 05-01-2020 04-13-2017
Vacant 05-01-2021  

Staff Liaison
Rae Lynn Nielsen
Director, Human Resources Division



Established by City Charter Section 4.02 Bylaws (adopted 11-07-2013)

If you have any questions, call the City Clerk's Office at 480-782-2181.