Public Employees

Aldermanic Committees

Considers matters pertaining to City employment, its terms, conditions, bargaining representatives, if any, as well as the rules, regulations and operations of the Civil Service Commission

Committee Members

Board Bills Referred to Committee

BB65Civil Service Pay Bill
BB89Amending Civil Service Ordinance
BB99Ordinance relating to Office of Recorder of Deeds
BB139Treasurers Office Pay Bill
BB140Parking Division Pay Bill
BB217City resident job applicant bill
BB219Affirmative action included in Collective Barganing Agreement
BB220Whistleblower ordinance
BB225Circuit Attorney pay bill
BB308Ordinance pursuant to Police Division Sergeant Bargaining Unit

Resolutions Referred to Committee

There are no resolutions at this time.

About Aldermanic Committees

Aldermanic committees serve an important role in reviewing proposed legislation. 

When a bill is introduced, it is referred by the President of the Board of Aldermen to a committee tasked with reviewing bills that address that topic. Committees hold meetings and hearings at the call of their chairmen and chairwomen. 

Once a bill is "in committee," the bill can be scheduled for a public hearing by that committee, at which testimony in support of or against the bill is heard. The committee will typically hold a vote on whether to recommend that the full Board of Alderman pass the bill. 

Committees may also play a role in government oversight, and they have subpoena power pursuant to the City Charter.

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