Chapter 1.10


1.10.010    Appeal procedure when not specified.

1.10.010 Appeal procedure when not specified.

A. A person aggrieved by an administrative action taken by an officer or employee under this code may appeal the action to the city manager and then to the city council, unless the procedure for appeal is otherwise specifically provided.

B. The person appealing shall file a written notice of appeal with the city manager within 10 days of the action appealed from.

C. Upon receiving the notice of appeal, the city manager shall set the matter for hearing and shall give the person appealing written notice of the time and place of hearing at least 10 days before the hearing. The hearing shall be held within 45 days of the date the notice of appeal is filed. The parties may extend this time by agreement.

D. The decision of the city manager is final 10 days after the written notice of the decision is given to the appellant, unless an appeal is taken from the decision of the city manager.

E. If the appellant wishes to appeal the city manager’s decision, he or she may do so by filing a written notice of appeal with the city clerk within 10 days of the city manager’s written determination. The notice and hearing procedures before the city council are the same as those in subsection C of this section. The council may continue the hearing from time to time. The decision of the city council is final. (Ord. 846 § 1, 2010; Ord. 782 § 1, 2004; 1991 code § 1-2.1)