Civil Service Commission


The Civil Service Commission performs various personnel functions for positions and employees covered by the Civil Service Ordinance.  The Civil Service Commission certifies candidates for original appointment of entry-level Police Officers and Firefighters in accordance with the Civil Service Act, 65 ILCS 5/10-1-1 et seq.  The purpose of the Commission is to promote fair and equal treatment and equal opportunity under the law.


The Civil Service Commission Board is made up of seven (7) citizens, of five (5) voting members, and two (2) advisors.  The Secretary/Staff Liaison for the Commission shall be the City of Waukegan Human Resources Director.

Meeting Date


The Board regular meetings are scheduled for the first (1st) Tuesday, if applicable,  of every other month at 5:30pm and held in the City’s Council Chambers located at City Hall. Please note that special meetings may be added to this schedule with proper notification under the (5 ILCS 12/) Open Meetings Act.

Meeting Dates for 2022:

May 3, 2022

July 6, 2022

September 7, 2022

November 1, 2022

Special Meeting Dates Scheduled for 2022:

August 5, 2022 at 8:00am

September 26, 2022 at 3:00pm

September 27, 2022 at 12:30pm

Agendas and Meeting Minutes

Agendas and meeting minutes for the Civil Service Commission Board can be located by clicking on the link below.

Civil Service Documents

Pertinent Civil Service Commission Board documents can be located by clicking on the link below.

Memorandum of Understanding between the Waukegan Police Benevolent Labor Committee Unit #42 and the City of Waukegan:

Ordinance No. 18-O-49: Ordinance Amending the Civil Service Commission to Promote Transparency, Inclusiveness, and Diversity:

 Proposed Amendments to the CSC Rules and Regulations   (Posted May 23, 2022)

Members & Term

Gene Decker11/01/202112/31/2024
Patricia Flesher11/01/202112/31/2024
Charles Perkey11/01/202112/31/2024
Hector Rodriguez Jr.11/01/202112/31/2024
Diane Verratti11/01/202112/31/2024