Board of Fire and Police Commissioners

Agendas and Minutes

View Agendas and Minutes of the Board of Fire and Police Commissioners.


Randy Burnside
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Kerry Braswell
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Linda Flowers
Stephanie Jerstad
Ted Lomax


The Board of Fire and Police Commissioners is responsible for:

  • Administering entry-level police and fire examinations
  • Administering promotional police and fire examinations
  • Holding hearings of appeal on the suspension, removal or discharge from duty any member of the Police Department or Fire Department
  • Recommending candidates for hire to the City Manager
  • Serving as an appeal board from any disciplinary action taken by the City Manager
  • Upholding, reversing or modifying the action of the City Manager


  • Five members appointed by the Mayor with consent of the Council
  • Chairman elected by other members of the Board