Fire & Police Commissioners Board


  • Fire and Police Commission Meetings are called by the chairman or majority of the members of said commission in accordance with Sec 2-271 of the local Code of Ordinances.
  • If a meeting is called, the commission shall meet at City Hall or at other venues at the call of the chairman.
  • Per ordinance, public comment rules apply and notices of these meetings shall be posted and all parties notified at least 48 hours prior to the meeting date.

Commission Responsibilities

The Board of Fire and Police Commissioners has charge of examinations for membership in the fire and police departments and they, along with the Fire Chief or Police Chief, make promotions within the departments.

The Board also hears charges which may be brought against any firefighter of the City and, if the board finds any of the charges have been proven, may determine what punishment is appropriate.

The Board further acts as an appeal board to review any appeals of suspensions imposed by  the Fire Chief.

The Board also performs such other functions as provided by ordinance.

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available 48 hours prior to the meeting date. 

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Minutes are also available following approval. 

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John Hildreth
Term expires April 2024
John Wright
Term expires April 2026
Greg Hass
Term expires April 2025

Past Fire & Police Commissioners

Commissioner Name Years Served Image Link
John Hass 1977 - 2018 Image Link
Greg Hass 2018 - Present  
Dr. John Hildreth 1982 - Present Image Link
William Fitzsimmons Unknown - 1994 Image Link
Eric Schwarz 1994 - 2002  
Gene Anderson 2002 - 2012 Image Link
Vanessa Trice 2012 - 2020 Image Link
John Wright 2020 - Present