Personnel Appeals Board


  • Kevin Vance
  • Deborah Russell Kennedy
  • Kayla Olsen
  • Sarah Piszel

(Ch. 66, Sec. 66-31 through 66-36, City Code of Ordinances)

Date of Creation:

The Personnel Appeals Board was created by Ordinance No. 369 and approved by the City Commission on December 14, 1976.

Purpose of the Board:

The Board members review appeals of certain prescribed employees regarding discharge, reduction in pay or rank and/or suspension; set a formal hearing date and notify the employee of same; administer oaths, subpoena witnesses, and compel production of pertinent information or evidence; shall, within 15 days after completion of the hearing or reopening of the hearing, report findings in writing to the Mayor, City Clerk, and the Appellant; maintain permanently the original copy of all minutes, transcripts, or other Board records.

Membership and Member Qualifications:

Five members, appointed by the City Commission.  Members must be residents of Lighthouse Point.  Members are appointed to a two-year term and may be reappointed for successive terms; vacancies are filled for the remainder of an unexpired term.   The Board elects from its members a Chairman, Secretary, and such other officers as it deems necessary.  

Meeting Schedule:

Meetings are held on an as-needed basis in the Conference Room in the City Hall complex, 2200 NE 38 Street