Agenda: Civil Service Board - June 1, 2021

City of Miami

3500 Pan American Drive
Miami, FL  33133

Meeting Agenda

Tuesday, June 01, 2021
10:00 AM
Commission Chambers

Civil Service Board

Troy Sutton, Chairperson
Rafael Cabrera, Board Member
Ulysses Garcia, Chief Examiner
Rodrigo Jimenez, Board Member
Travis Lindsey, Board Member

Pledge of Allegiance

Adoption of Agenda


A.        Approving of the Minutes


Civil Service Board - Regular Meeting - May 18, 2021 10:00 AM


B.        Personnel Matters


Copy of a memorandum from Chief Art Acevedo, Director, Department of Police, requesting an extension of probationary period of Adrian Gonzalez, Emergency Dispatcher, for three (3) additional months beyond June 23, 2021. (DISCUSSION)


C.        Military Leaves of Absence


Katherine Triana Vasquez, Police Officer, requests extension of Active Duty Military Leave without pay through May 28, 2021. Records reflect her previous approved extension request for Military Leave was through May 10, 2021. Copy of Orders extending leave were submitted. (DISCUSSION)



Nakea Johnson, Police Officer, requests re-employment as a Police Officer following her return from Military Leave. Copy of her DD214 from the Navy indicating Honorable Discharge submitted. (DISCUSSION)


D.        Disciplinary Matters


Copy of a letter from Arthur Noriega, V, City Manager, notifying Suzann Mudahy Nicholson, Building Services Assistant IV, of her Termination, effective May 12, 2021 and a copy of a request to Appeal from Matthew L. Baldwin, Attorney, on behalf of his client Ms. Nicholson. (NOTIFICATION)


E.        General Items

F.         Reports


Hearings Pending List as of June 1, 2021. (NOTIFICATION)


G.        Requests for Hearings


Copy of a Request for Whistleblower hearing from Matthew L. Baldwin, Attorney, on behalf of his client Suzann Mudahy Nicholson, former Building Services Assistant IV, in accordance with Florida Statute 112.3187. (DISCUSSION)


H.        Today's Hearings


Hearing of Appeal on behalf of Kevin Targia, Police Officer, concerning his 20-hour suspension, effective September 9, 2020.