News & Updates

City Clerk Certifies Special Civil Service Employee Election

On November 21, 2016, Monica Martinez Simmons, City Clerk certified the results of the 2016 Special Civil Service Employee Election and declared Amy Bonfrisco the winner. Steven Jewell, resigned the position in July 2016. Ms. Bonfrisco will serve the remainder of Mr. Jewell's term through December 2017.

Ms. Bonfrisco serves as the Utility Hearing Officer for Seattle Public Utilities. She has been with the City since 2008.  

Ms. Bonfrisco joins Commissioners Angelique Davis and Eric de los Santos. Commissioner Davis is the City Council appointee, and has served on the Commission since 2013. Commissioner de los Santos is the Mayoral appointee, and has served on the Commission since 2012.    

Attorney's Fees
The Washington State Supreme Court upheld the attorney's fees for Appellant in Civil Service case Arnold v. City of Seattle.
See Decision or go to Link.

Office Closure

The Commission office will be closed on the following days in observance of City holiday's, staff meetings, training, or vacations.

Christmas Day (Observed)
   December 26, 2016


Note: If you have documents that need to be date stamped, and the suite door is locked, please slide through Suite 1670 mail slot, or send electronically (PDF) followed by a signed hard copy. If your electronic document is delivered after 5 p.m. it may be date stamped for the following business day. Thank you. 

Appeals & Hearings:

For information on the Civil Service Commission Hearing Process click on "How to File an Appeal" on the menu at the top of this page. You may also request brochures from the Commission office by sending an email to  Hearings take place in the Commissions Hearing Room (unless otherwise noted) in Suite 1679, Seattle Municipal Tower 700 Fifth Avenue. 

Current Appeals


Scheduled Hearings

Hearings are held in the Commission Hearing Room, SMT, Suite 1679, unless otherwise noted