Board of Fire & Police Commissioners
Certified Police Officer - Lateral On-line Written Examination: Available between Tuesday, August 31, 2021 through Thursday, September 2, 2021. APPLICATION DEADLINE: Monday August 16, 2021 @ 4:00 p.m. (CST). To Fill out the application click on the following links: The Blue Line or Applytoserve.com Application . You can preview the details by clicking on the following link: Batavia Police Certified Police Officer - Lateral Orientation
Entry Level Police Officer Testing: The Batavia Police Department will be testing for Entry Level Police Officers towards the end of 2021 or early 2022. Please check back often to see when the next test will be scheduled. See the 2019 Final Police Eligibility List
The Batavia Board of Fire & Police Commissioners meets on a monthly basis on the first Tuesday of every month, unless marked with an asterisk. The Board meets at 4:00 p.m. in the Batavia Police Department 2nd Floor Conference Room located at the Batavia Government Center, 100 North Island Avenue, Batavia, Illinois. All regular meetings are open to the public. Due to COVID-19, many of the meetings will be held remotely via Zoom. Please see the meeting agenda to see if it will be in person or via Zoom.
*As of April 6, 2021 meetings will be held in person in the Batavia Police Department Conference Room on the 2nd Floor, unless otherwise noted on the Agenda.
The following is the schedule for 2021:
- January 5, 2021
- February 2, 2021
- March 2, 2021
- *April 6, 2021 (Starts at noon)
- May 4, 2021
- June 1, 2021
- July 6, 2021
- August 3, 2021
- September 7, 2021
- October 5, 2021
- November 2, 2021
- December 7, 2021
Special meetings shall be open and notice thereof to be posted 48 hours prior to convening.
Agendas & Minutes
Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.
View Most Recent Agendas and Minutes
Current Commissioners are as follows:
- Nancy Vance, Chairman
- Dennis Anderson, Secretary
- Randy Zies, Commissioner
The Board of Fire and Police Commissioners consists of 3 members who are appointed by the Mayor of the City and who voluntarily serve for a term of 3 years. 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 2 years. Promotional testing is conducted every 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.