The only surprise in discussions to study the Shepherdsville civil service ordinance is that it has taken this long.
There are no guarantees that any changes will be made. And the discussion will be good.
When it was approved several years ago, there was no public outcry. And several stories were written about it.
There was really no outcry until election time arose.
The city’s version protects every employee from discipline or dismissal. If done, the employee can ask for a hearing before the civil service board.