Civil Service Commission

COVID-19 Impacts

Boards and commissions will be holding their meetings online until further notice. You can register to attend the Zoom meetings using a link posted in the meeting agendas.

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The Civil Service Commission was created in 1935 to consider a variety of personnel matters relating to the civil service rules that govern the appointment, promotion, transfer, layoff, recruitment, retention, classification, removal, discipline and welfare of Olympia Police and Fire Department employees.

Meeting Information

The Civil Service Commission meets on the 3rd Tuesday of the month, at 8:30 a.m., in Olympia City Hall Room 112, 601 4th Avenue East (unless otherwise noted below).

  • January 15
  • February 19
  • March 19
  • April 16
  • May 21
  • June 18
  • July 16
  • August 20
  • September 17
  • October 15
  • November 19
  • December 17

Get additional meeting details, agendas, and minutes on our online meeting calendar external link.


  • Linda Villegas Bremer, Chair - term ends May 2021
  • Reiko Callner - term ends March 2020
  • Oscar Soule - term ends November 2021

  • Each member must be a resident of the City of Olympia and a registered voter in Thurston County, Washington.
  • Term: 6 years
  • Appointed by: City Manager


Contact Staff Liaison, Nicole Camus, at 360.753.8213 or