Meeting Time:  When necessary.

Board Members: Consists of three members.

One appointed by Mayor; one appointed by the Martinsburg-Berkeley County Chamber of Commerce; one appointed by the local international association of fire fighters.

Must be qualified voters of the City and not more than two of the same political party.

Terms are four years.

At least once a year, they meet and elect one of them as president of the commission.

The Recorder serves as ex officio clerk of the firemen's civil service commission.

Powers, authority, duties:

(1) Prescribe and enforce rules and regulations for carrying into effect the civil service provisions of Article 8-15-15 of the State Code;
(2) Keep minutes of its own proceedings, and records of its examinations and other official actions;
(3) Make investigations concerning all matters;
(4) Have the power to subpoena and require the attendance of witnesses and production of books, papers, and pertinent information concerning investigation;
(5) Make an annual report to the Mayor.