Police and Fire Commission - consists of three (3) members who are appointed by the mayor of the city and who voluntarily serve. The purpose of the board shall be to appoint all officers of the fire and police departments of the City of Batavia. The board shall make rules to carry out the purpose for appointments and removals in accordance with the provisions of the Illinois Compiled Statutes. The board shall also conduct testing for the appointment of officers to the fire and police departments as well as promotional testing. Testing for entry-level positions is conducted every two (2) years. The next entry-level tests will be held in Spring 2005. Promotional testing is conducted every three (3) years. The board may also, when required, conduct hearings reference disciplinary actions taken against an officer by the department. The board shall have such other Powers and Duties as are given it by the Statutes of the State of Illinois or by ordinance. Regular meetings are held monthly, first Tuesday, and meetings are open to the public. Special meetings shall be open and notice thereof to be posted forty-eight (48) hours prior to convening. All meetings are held at the Batavia Government Center, 100 North Island Avenue, Batavia, Illinois.
Batavia Police Pension Board - consists of two (2) elected active-members, one (1) retired/disabled member and two (2) members appointed by the Mayor all of whom voluntarily serve. Appointed members serve for a 2-Year Term. The purpose of the Pension Board is to govern the investments of the 42 full-time officers of the Batavia Police Department. The Board is also responsible for governing and administering the benefits for retired and disabled officers of the City of Batavia. The Board currently oversees a pension portfolio of over $12,000,000. The Board shall have such other Powers and Duties as are given it by the Statutes of Illinois or by ordinance. Regular meetings are held on a quarterly basis and are open to the public. Meetings are held the last Wednesday during the months of January, April, July and October. All meetings are held at the Batavia Government Center, 100 North Island Avenue, Batavia, Illinois.