Civil Service Board


  • 6:30 p.m. the 2nd Tuesday each month

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.

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The Civil Service Board consists of 5 members, appointed as follows:

  • 2 members are elected by secret ballot of all regular employees of the city, who are not covered by a collective bargaining agreement
  • 2 members are appointed by the City Commission
  • 1 member is recommended by the city manager. 
Board Member
Term Expires
 Roger Banks February 2025
Dennis BuchtaCity Manager Appointed
Michael NicoteraMay 2024
Employee Elected
Edward StupiSeptember 2025
Robert Pensabene May 2024
 Employee Elected


Each term of office is two (2) years. 



  • Applicant must be a resident of Oakland Park and registered voter of Broward County.
  • Advocate the application of merit principles for public employment.
  • Not be a city employee, city elected official, or be a relative, as defined by section 116.11, Florida Statues, of any city employee or city elected official.


  • To advise the City Manager and City Commission on personnel matters;
  • To hear appeals of employees who wish to grieve a decision of their supervisors.


The authority of the Civil Service Board is outlined in Ordinance Section 2-91.