Boards and Commissions

Civil Service Commission


The Commission prescribes, amends, and enforces rules for the classification of positions in the civil service of the city, city schools, and city health district.  The rules apply to appointments, promotions, removals, transfers, layoffs, suspensions, reductions, and reinstatements of all above positions.  The Commission also creates and enforces rules to ensure the standardization of these positions and maintaining efficiency in them.

The Commission at least once a year makes reports on the manner in which the rules have been and are being administered and the results of their administration.

Meeting Times

Meetings are held monthly, usually on Fridays.  Contact the Civil Service Department at 330-438-3360 for times and dates.

Appointment Process

Members are appointed by the Mayor.  Council confirmation is not required.

Current Members

Member Appointed Term Expires
Scott Warner - R
1/1/12 12/31/17
Tom Ascani - D
1/1/14 12/31/19
Monty Pender - D 2/1/13 12/31/15

Membership Requirements

No more than two commissioners may be of the same political party.
Members must reside, own property, own a business, or work within the city.

Term Length

Six (6) years


Members are paid $3,050 annually.


Ohio Revised Code 124.40

If you would like to apply to serve on this commission or recommend someone to serve, please send or fax a resume and cover letter to:

Office of Mayor William J. Healy II
ATTN: Boards and Commissions
218 Cleveland Ave. SW
Canton, OH  44702

FAX: 330-489-3282

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