The Civil Service Commission of the City of Alvin will adopt rules, conduct investigations and inspections, and hear appeals for police personnel in accordance with Municipal Civil Service Act covered under Chapter 143 of the Texas Local Government Code.  Members of the initial Committee appointed will serve one (1) to three (3) year terms, as appointed.  Subsequent members will be appointed to serve three (3) year terms.  The commission will meet at least once a year and then as needed for approximately 1-2 hours.  In accordance with Chapter 143, members will be appointed by the City Manager and confirmed by the City Council.


Minimum Required Qualifications
Must be of good moral character
Must be a United States citizen.
Must be a resident of the City of Alvin for more than three (3) years.
Must be over twenty-five (25) years of age.
Must not have held a public office within the preceding three (3) years.


The first Commission was appointed by Resolution 20-R-34 on December 3, 2020. 


Local Civil Service Rules

Local Civil Service Rules adopted in 2021.


Civil Service Commission Members:

Clenon J. Mitchell, Jr.

Place 1

Appointed: 12/16/2021

Term Expires:  12/31/2024

Michelle Vela

Place 2

Appointed: 12/1/2022

Term Expires:  12/31/2025

John Burkey
Place 3
Appointed: 12/3/2020
Term Expires:  12/31/2023

Karen Edwards

Civil Service Director

Appointed:  4/20/22

Alvin City Hall
216 West Sealy
Alvin, Texas 77511

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Closed: Friday, Saturday, and Sunday

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