Personnel Board

The City of Dothan Personnel Board

The City of Dothan has a five-member Personnel Board appointed by the Citizens Supervisory Committee. The members are:

  • Mark Smith, Chair
  • Mary W. Davis
  • Larry Harris
  • Tim Shirley
  • Barbara A. Spann

The Personnel Board normally meets the second Monday of the month in the Board Room, 2nd Floor, Civic Center at 3:30 p.m. Board meetings are open to the public.

Duties of the Board

The City of Dothan Civil Service Act (Act Number 273 (PDF), Alabama Law, dated August 7, 1947, as amended) sets out the powers, authorities, and duties of the Personnel Board. These include but are not limited to:

  • Selecting the personnel director
  • Adopting rules and regulations for the administration of the provisions of the Civil Service Act
  • Making reasonable investigations of all charges or complaints presented to it concerning the observance of the provisions of the Civil Service Act
  • Enforcing the provisions of the Act and the provisions of the rules and regulations; approving the classification, compensation and job evaluation plans authorized by the Act
  • Holding hearings and issuing orders as necessary and proper to improve the administration of the Classified Service established by the Act