Civil Service Commission


  • As needed (meeting times are set at the first meeting in January)

Nov. 15, 2023 Civil Service Commission Agenda.


The Civil Service Commission enforces the rules and regulations pertaining to civil service employees, and certifies the eligibility of qualified applicants for positions and promotions within the Norristown Police and Fire Departments. The Commission can hear the appeal of any person suspended, reduced in rank, or removed from the Norristown Police or Fire Department in accordance to the Civil Service Rules and Regulations adopted by the Municipal Council of Norristown.

Membership Requirements

The length of the membership for the Civil Service Commission is a six-year term. The committee is made of three members. Members must be residents who possess professional experience.

General Code

A formal description of the committee is detailed in Chapter 4, Article X, of the Norristown General Code.