City of Cortland, NY
Cortland County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the City Council of the City of Cortland 6-19-2018 by L.L. No. 5-2018. Amendments noted where applicable.]
There shall be an Administrative Appeals Panel comprised of three members being the Director of Finance and Administration or his designated deputy, Corporation Counsel or his designated deputy, and the City Clerk or his designated deputy.
The Administrative Appeals Panel shall be empowered to hear and decide appeals for: parking violations; water and sewer charges and penalties; snow removal, trash removal, and grass and weed cutting charges and penalties; and, such other administrative actions or determinations assigned to it with approval by the Common Council.
A. 
Any person or entity wishing to appeal an administrative action or determination reviewed shall make application in writing to the Office of the City Clerk within 30 days of receipt of written notice of a violation, charge or penalty.
B. 
The Administrative Appeals Panel shall meet two times per month as determined by the panel. Any aggrieved person or entity may appear in person to address the Panel and/or submit a statement and any relevant documentation in writing. A simple majority of the Administrative Appeals Panel shall be required for a decision on the application.
C. 
At the first meeting of the Panel, it shall establish its rules and manner of procedure.