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Civil Service Commission
Overview
  • Comprised of three members appointed by the City Manager and approved by the City Council to serve for a three-year term with term limits of nine years.
  • The Commission oversees employment, disciplinary, and promotional procedures of the Police and Fire Departments under the rules of Chapter 143 of the Texas Local Government Code.
  • Create and adopt local rules, and investigate and report on all matters relating to the enforcement and effect of Chapter 143 and the local rules.

Members must have lived in DeSoto a minimum of five years.
 
Meeting Schedule
The Civil Service Commission meets on an "as needed" basis. Meetings are held at City Hall. 

Staff Representative
Don Sykes
Civil Service Director
972.230.9626
E-Mail Don Sykes 
Members
Arthur Busby
Initial Appointment: 2/10
Current Term Expires: 9/15

James E. Collier, Jr.
Initial Appointment: 2/08
Current Term Expires: 9/17

Larry Phillips
Initial Appointment: 9/13
Current Term Expires 9/16