Police & Fire Civil Service Commission

Regular Meetings

  • As needed


  • Cathy Gray - term expires 12/31/2021
  • VACANT - term expires 12/31/2023
  • Patrick Wussow - term expires 12/31/2022


Recommended by Council President, Approved by Council


Per Minnesota Statutes, the Police and Fire Civil Service Commission has control and supervision over members of the City Police and Fire Departments. Advise City Council on police and fire personnel matters. Conducts civil service testing for full-time police officers and firefighters.

Committee Membership

The Commission is comprised of three members.

Qualifications to Serve

  • Be a resident of the City of Brainerd or have an ownership interest in a business or other property within the City of Brainerd.
  • Commission members cannot hold any other office of City, State, Unites States, or political subdivision.
  • Background in police or fire service and/or personnel management may be helpful.

Length of Term

3 years