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AMENDMENTS TO STATE CIVIL SERVICE

REGULATIONS

REGULATION VII

Resolved, That civil service regulation VII, subdivision 6, be and hereby is amended by striking therefrom the following paragraph:

"(b) In certification from the eligible list of prison guards, residents of the first and second judicial districts shall be certified for appointment in Sing Sing prison; residents of the third, fourth and fifth judicial districts for appointment in Clinton prison, and residents of the sixth, seventh and eighth judicial districts for appointment in Auburn prison."

Resolved, That paragraphs "c" and "d” of regulation VII, subdivision 6, be relettered respectively “b” and “c”.

(Adopted January 20, 1905.)

Resolved, That regulation VII be and hereby is amended by striking from paragraph 6 (a) thereof the word "teachers".

(Adopted September 28, 1905.)

REGULATION XII

Resolved, That civil service regulation XII (positions classed as laborers) be and hereby is amended by adding thereto the following:

“ In the office of the Commissioners of the State Reservation at Niagara : Janitors, caretakers, scrub women." (Adopted January 20, 1905.)

Resolved, That civil service regulation XII (positions classed as laborers) be and hereby is amended by adding thereto the following:

“In the office of the Lewis and Clark Exposition Commission:

Attendants, orderlies, cleaners and laborers at a compensation not to exceed seventy-five dollars per month.”

(Adopted March 16, 1905.)

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Resolved, That civil service regulation XII (positions classed as laborers) be and hereby is amended by adding to the list of positions under the heading " In the State Hospitals," the following words, and in the Willard State Hospital, engineers, firemen, brakemen, trackmen and conductors, employed upon the railroad."

(Adopted March 16, 1905.) Resolved, That regulation XII be amended by adding to the list of positions, classed as laborers the following:

“ In the department of the Forest, Fish and Game Commission: One foreman of laborers at compensation not exceeding $75 per month."

(Adopted October 20, 1905.)

Resolved, That regulation XII be and hereby is amended by striking from the list of positions classed as laborers in the State Charitable and Reformatory Institutions, the following:

"also at the Soldiers and Sailors' Home, Bath, inmate sergeantmajor, inmate commissary-sergeant, inmate clerk headquarters;" and inserting in lieu thereof the following:

"also at the Soldiers and Sailors' Home, Bath, inmate sergeant-major, $25 per month; inmate commissary-sergeant, inmate clerk headquarters, inmate clerk to cashier, inmate clerk to quartermaster, $20 per month each.”

(Adopted October 20, 1905.) Resolved, That civil service regulation XII (positions classed as laborers) be and hereby is amended under date of November 1, 1905, by adding thereto the following:

In the Albany county almshouse: Hostlers, farmers, assistant farmers, cooks, assistant cooks, laborers, cleaners, nurses at not to exceed fifteen dollars per month. In the Albany County Court: Cleaners. In the office of the Coroner, Monroe County ; Morgue attendants.

In the office of the Sheriff, Monroe County : Cooks, servants, cleaners, washerwomen.

In the Monroe County Court House: Laborers, charwomen. In the office of the Superintendent of the Poor, Monroe County: Farmers, farm laborers, cooks, laundresses, waitresses.

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In the Monroe County Penitentiary: Farmers, domestics.

In the office of the Superintendent of the Poor, Onondaga County: Waitresses, laundresses, teamsters, farmers, cooks, seamstresses, janitors, orderlies, kitchen helpers, kitchen girls, ward helpers.

In the Onondaga County Penitentiary: Cooks, laundresses, pump tenders,

In the Court of Appeals Library, Syracuse: Janitress.

In the office of the Sheriff, Westchester County: Cooks, caretaker of grounds.

In the office of the Superintendent of the Poor, Westchester County : Cooks.

In the office of the Board of Supervisors, Westchester County: Janitress.

(Adopted October 20, 1905.)

Resolved, That regulation XII be and hereby is amended by adding to the list of positions classed as laborers, the following:

“ In the office of the City Hall Commission, Albany County : Cleaners."

(Adopted November 17, 1905.)

Resolved, That regulation XII, positions classed as laborers, be and hereby is amended by adding thereto the following:

“In the office of the Commissioner of Elections, Erie County: Carpenters and mechanics at compensation not exceeding three dollars per day.”

(Adopted December 8, 1905.)

EXTRACTS FROM THE MINUTES, ARRANGED CHRONOLOGICALLY, SHOWING SPECIAL ACTIONS AND RULINGS OF THE COMMISSION

Employees of State Architect not in Military Service The secretary presented a report, dated January 5, 1905, upon the matter of the employment by the State Architect of persons who had been paid from appropriation for the State Armory Commission without the certification of the Civil Service Commission. On motion the secretary was directed to transmit a copy of the report to the Comptroller, with the statement that it is the opinion of the Commission that the persons mentioned in the report are not properly in the military service and that the Commission therefore requests that the Comptroller refuse to audit the accounts of persons who may hereafter be similarly employed, unless the pay rolls or vouchers are éertified by the Commission.

(January 20, 1905.)

County Clerk's Employees not Eligible to Enter Promotion

Examination for Clerk in Supreme Court, Kings County

Thomas M. Burke, docket clerk in the office of the County Clerk of Kings county, and Harry M. Burtis, equity clerk in the same office, appeared before the Commission and filed communications, dated February 10th, appealing from the ruling of the chief examiner debarring them from examination for promotion to the position of court clerk in the Supreme Court, Kings county. Messrs. Burke and Burtis were informed that to admit them to the examination would require an amendment to the rules, and that inasmuch as the rules can only be amended with the approval of the Governor, the change could not be made in time to allow them to enter the examination the following day.

(February 10, 1905.)

Accounts for Temporary Services to be Submitted to the

Commission

The secretary presented a letter from Comptroller Grout, of New York City, dated January 30, 1905, in relation to the payinent of the account of Joseph Abel for temporary or occasional services in the office of the County Clerk of Kings county, without the certificate of the State Civil Service Commission. On motion the following resolution was adopted :

Resolved, that the secretary be instructed to write Comptroller Grout, pointing out that the opinion of the corporation counsel under which the account of Mr. Abel was paid without certification refers to temporary employees of the city and not to employees in the state or county service; that the employment of Mr. Abel was in the county service; that so far as the Commission is advised it is the uniform practice to submit such accounts to the Commission, and that the Commission believes that they should be submitted to it to determine whether or not the persons employed are subject to the state civil service rules and section 19 of the civil service law.

(February 10, 1905.)

Expert Examiner of Machinery not Qualified for Clerkship,

Labor Department A communication from John McMackin, Commissioner of Labor, dated February 7, 1905, setting forth an order of the court in relation to the employment of Hiram Blanchard, and requesting that Mr. Blanchard's position be considered as that of clerk and his pay roll certified accordingly, was submitted. On motion the following resolution was adopted :

Resolved, That the application of the Commissioner of Labor be denied, for the reason that it appears that Mr. Blanchard originally qualified for the position of expert examiner of machinery, and that he has never been examined or qualified for the position of clerk.

(February 10, 1905.)

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