Administrative Hearing Officers

Human Resources Management

Administrative Hearing Officers

Classified Employee appeal Hearings

The Fulton County Administrative Hearing Officers are comprised of up to 14 counsels who are appointed to staggered two-year terms by the Fulton County Board of Commissioners, as provided by the Civil Service Act of 1982 as amended, from which its authority is derived.

Any permanent Fulton County Classified employee who has been dismissed, suspended, demoted, or otherwise disciplined for cause, whereby the employee suffers any loss in salary, grade, or classification, shall have the right to appeal such action to an Administrative Hearing Officer.

Administrative Hearing Officers are responsible for hearing permanent classified merit system employee appeals concerning disciplinary actions where a loss of salary is involved, such as dismissals, suspensions or demotions.

Appeal Hearing Procedure Manual/Ground Rules

Appeal Form

Appeal Hearing Calendar 2024

The Administrative Hearing Officers hold the hearing on the following dates in the Department of Human Resource Management 3rd floor Conference Room located at the Fulton County Government Center, 141 Pryor Street, Atlanta, GA 30303.


(Appeal hearings are open to the public)

June 3 via videoconferencing at 10 a.m.

July 18 via videoconferencing at 10 a.m.

July 25 via videoconferencing at 10 a.m.

- means the hearing was canceled