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The purpose of the civil service provisions of this charter is to establish for the City a system of personnel administration based on merit principles and scientific methods governing the appointment, promotion, demotion, transfer, lay-off, removal and discipline of its employees, and other incidents of City employment. All appointments and promotions to positions in the civil service shall be made in accordance with the civil service regulations.
Sources: A Model State Civil Service Law, Section 1.
Purposes: The statement of purposes is intended to serve as a guide in the administration and interpretation of the civil service provisions of the Charter.