Merit Board

Members: Three
Appointment: City Council
Term: Two Years
Opening: October 14
Meets: Variable, depending on need
Staff: City Manager
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The Merit Board is charged with administering the City of Winona Merit System in accordance with Minnesota Statutes governing civil service municipal merit systems. The Board regularly classifies positions, interviews prospective employment applicants, develops employment promotion and transfer eligibility lists and, on occasion, conducts hearings relative to the suspension or dismissal of an employee pursuant to the Charter of the City of Winona and the Minnesota Human Rights Act under M.S.A. 363.03.

Membership Criteria

Interest in employment related matters.


Winona City Code Section 6.03