Civil Service Commission

About the Civil Service Commission

The commission performs various personnel-related functions related to the city's uniformed departments (fire and police) including administration of hiring and promotional testing. The commission consists of five members and is established by H.S.C. §10-3-1 pursuant to state law.

Members serve a term of 6 years.


  • 4 p.m.
  • Third Wednesday of the month
  • Police Station
    641 Malvern Ave.
    Hot Springs, AR 71901
Michael FergusonJames FriersonJohn HopkinsJames Montgomery
Sam Stathakis, Jr.
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