Civil Service Board

Meetings


Annual meetings (Special called meetings may be requested by chairman, if necessary.)

Agendas & Minutes


Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.
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Members


Member Position
Contact Information
James T. Martin
 
Post 1 (Appointed by Council)
Term expires December 31, 2018
(H) 770-427-7457
(C 770-289-0203
Email James Martin

1150 Button Hill Road
Kennesaw, GA
E. Darden Borders
Post 2 (Elected by Fire and Police)
Term expires12 31, 2018
(H) 770-480-7918
(F) 770-480-7918
Email E Borders

981 Allgood Road
Marietta, GA 30062
James Tarvin
Post 3 (Appointed by Council)
Term expires December 31, 2019
((H) 770-426-6924
(C) 404-625-8081
Email James Tarvin

 770 Sugar Springs Lane
Marietta, GA 30008
 Lawrence (Larry) Panetta
Post 4 (Elected by Fire and Police)
Term expires December 31, 2019
(H) 404 889-0796
Email Larry Panetta

471 Hardage Farm Drive
Marietta, GA 30064
William Rupert Raines
 
Post 5 (Appointed by Board)
Term expires January 31, 2016
(H) 770-428-6717
(C) 678-414-3233
Email William Raines

357 S Woodland Drive
Marietta, GA 30064
J. Colby Jones
Board Attorney
(O) 770-422-3233
(F) 770-423-4199
 Email J. Colby Jones
 
288 Washington Avenue NE
Marietta, GA 30060
Stephanie Guy
Board Clerk (O) 770-794-5525
Email Stephanie Guy

205 Lawrence Street
Marietta, GA 30060
Davy Godfrey, HR and Risk Management Director Staff 770-794-5567
Jackie Gibbs, Fire Chief Staff 770-794-5451
Dan Flynn, Police Chief Staff 770-794-5351

This board consists of 5 members. (Posts 2 and 4) 2 elected by Police and Fire; (Posts 1 and 3) 2 appointed by Council; and 1 appointed by other 4 board members. (Selection of Post 5 member must be in writing and signed by members. If no majority vote is made within 30 days, all four members shall be removed from the board.) Term begins February 1 and ends January 31.

Term


  • Posts 1-4: Three years
  • Post 5: 1 year
As set forth in Charter section 4.15.

Qualifications


The eligibility requirements to be a member of the Marietta Civil Service Board are:
  • Cannot hold any elected governmental position, or be employed by a municipal or county government
  • Cannot be less than 25 years of age
  • Must be a bonafide resident and qualified voter of Marietta
  • Cannot have an immediate family member serving in an elected position with Marietta or have an immediate family member who is currently employed by a city department or a department properly designated as under Civil Service Board jurisdiction, as set forth in Section 4.14 of the charter of the city of Marietta.

Compensation


  • $100 per month

Application


Download and submit an application (PDF) to the City Clerk's Office

Purpose


The Civil Service Board oversees public hearings for any non-probationary member of the fire department below the rank of deputy chief or of the police department below the rank of deputy chief that has been removed, discharged, demoted, adversely affected by the promotional process or involuntarily retired except for cause upon written charges or complaint.