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1 REVISED CIVIL SERVICE RULES FOR THE CITIES OF MIDDLETOWN,
MOUNT VERNON, TROY AND YONKERS APPROVED
2 AMENDMENTS TO CITY CIVIL SERVICE RULES APPROVED
3 PROPOSED AMENDMENTS TO CITY CIVIL SERVICE RULES DISAPPROVED. 4 SUSPENSIONS OF COMPETITION UNDER CIVIL SERVICE RULES FOR
CITIES OF ALBANY, New YORK, TROY AND WATERTOWN AP
RULES OF THE MUNICIPAL CIVIL SERVICE COMMIS
SION, MIDDLETOWN, N. Y.
Application of Rules
These rules shall apply to all positions in the public service of the city of Middletown, with the exception of those hereinafter enumerated in the unclassified service.
Appointment of Commissioners For the purpose of ascertaining the merit and fitness of persons seeking or named for positions in the departments and offices of the municipal government to which these rules apply, there shall be a Municipal Civil Service Commission, which shall be composed of three citizens of the city of Middletown, each of whom shall be known as a Municipal Civil Service Commissioner of the city of Middletown, and not more than two of whom shall belong to the same political party. It shall be the duty of such Municipal Civil Service Commission to conduct all examinations called for under these rules, to ascertain the merit and fitness of candidates for admission into the civil service of the city in respect to character, knowledge and ability for the particular branch of the service into which they seek to enter, and to estimate and determine the relative excellence or standing of the persons examined, and to certify the same in such manner and form as may be prescribed. They shall also make and file with the State Civil Service Commission such annual and other reports and roster of the classified civil service of said city as required by chapter 370 of the laws of 1899. The secretary of the board shall keep the minutes of their proceedings, and all necessary records of applicants, their examinations and standings, and a complete record of all persons employed in the several departments and offices to which these rules apply, and of all appointments, promotions, transfers, dismissals, resignations and changes of any sort therein.
Classification of Positions-Classified Service
1. The civil service of the city of Middletown is divided into the unclassified service and the classified service.
2. The unclassified service includes: First. All officers elected by the people. Second. All election officers.
Third. The head or heads of any department or office of the city government.
Fourth. Persons employed in or who seek to enter the public service as superintendents, principals or teachers in the educational department of the city.
3. The classified service includes all positions not in the unclassified service. The positions in the classified service are hereby classified in three classes, to be known as exempt class, the competitive class and the labor class, as enumerated in respective schedules hereunto attached and hereby made a part of these rules.
The Exempt Class 1. The exempt class shall include:
First. The deputies of principal executive officers duly authorized by law to act generally for and in place of their principals.
Second. One secretary of each officer, board and commission authorized by law to appoint a secretary.
Third. One clerk and one deputy clerk, if authorized by law, of each court.
Fourth. Other subordinate offices for the filling of which competitive or non-competitive examination may be found to be not practicable. But no office or position shall be deemed to be in the exempt class unless it is specifically named in such class in schedule of exempt class hereto annexed. Not more than one