Civil Service Commission


  • As needed
  • City Hall, 4301 City Point Drive

Agendas & Minutes

View agendas and minutes.
Agendas are posted at least 72 hours prior to the meeting, as required by state law. Minutes are posted after they have been formally approved by the commission.


Name Place Term Expires
Sally Bustamante, Chair Position 1 June 30, 2023
September Daniel, Vice Chair Position 2 - Fire Association June 30, 2023
Melissa Kates Position 3 June 30, 2023
Marvin Smith Position 4 - Police Association June 30, 2024
Gregory Hoffa Position 5 June 30, 2023
Richard Roby Ex-Officio June 30, 2024
Renee Shiflet Ex-Officio June 30, 2024

Method of Appointment

Members are appointed by the mayor and confirmed by a 2/3 vote of the City Council. Positions two and four shall be appointed from a list or lists of nominees provided to the mayor by the city employee associations. If no list is presented by any association, the mayor may make the appointment as they deem fit. 


  •  Positions 1 and 2, one-year term; 
  • Positions 3 and 4, two-year term; 
  • Position 5, three-year term.
  • Ex-officio, two-year term.


A member must be of good moral character, a citizen of the United States, a citizen of the city and reside in the city for a period of one year, must be at least 21 years of age and shall not have held any public office nor been a paid employee of the city within the preceding three years.

Powers & Duties

The Civil Service Commission shall recommend policies, procedures, rules and regulations to the City Council for approval. The commission shall operate always within the bounds of the City Charter, the constitution and laws of the state and the federal constitution.


For questions or more information about this commission contact Human Resources Director Patrick Hillis at 817-427-6100.

All correspondence for the Civil Service Commission shall be sent to:
Civil Service Commission
c/o City of North Richland Hills
P.O. Box 820609
North Richland Hills, Texas 76182-0609
Fax:  817-427-6101