THS IS A VOLUNTEER POSITION ON ONE OF OUR CITY ADVISORY BODIES.
THIS BOARD CURRENTLY HAS ONE VACANCY AND TWO SEATS OPEN AT THE COMPLETION OF THE BOARD MEMBER'S FIRST TERM. Board Members must apply for each term served.
The Administrative Review Board (ARB) is established to provide the following functions:
To conduct and decide, as final decision maker for the City, administrative appeal hearings relating to administrative citations issued for certain contested San Luis Obispo Municipal Code enforcement matters that require a more detailed administrative record. This Board will not hear appeals of citations issued for violations of Title 15 (Building and Construction), which appeals are heard by the Construction Board of Appeals, or appeals of most zoning or subdivision appeals, which are heard by the Planning Commission.
To issue written decisions based on findings of fact supported by evidence introduced at the hearing in a format sufficient to enable an appellant to challenge the decision by petition for writ to the Superior Court.
Meets at least once annually to elect its officers, consider adoption of any policies or procedures, and make any recommendations to the Council. Regular meetings of the Board shall be held on the second Tuesday of each month at 3:00 p.m. Other meetings shall be held as needed, in accordance with Municipal Code section 1.24.110 B, unless otherwise agreed in writing by the Appellant and the Department Head of the department that issued the citation that is the subject of the appeal. Meeting shall be held in the Council Hearing Room, City Hall, 990 Palm Street, San Luis Obispo or at a location otherwise noticed.
For more information: https://www.slocity.org/government/advisory-bodies/agendas-and-minutes/administrative-review-board
KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES
Knowledge of: Fact finding and decisionmaking processes, conduct of impartial hearings in accordance with rules and regulations and information gathering techniques.
Deal with people in a responsible and respectful manner
Observe, receive and otherwise gather information
Review and evaluate witness credibility, exhibits and other evidence presented at hearing
to determine relevance to a charged violation
to discover facts in case
to analyze legal questions
to determine the value, importance or quality of evidence or witness testimony
to reach conclusions supported by applicable code provisions and evidence
Rule on issues presented at the hearing Compile, categorize, calculate, or verify information or data Maintain confidentiality on matters subject to attorney-client privilege Follow hearing procedures and rulesEDUCATION
Post-secondary degree, certificate or credential or equivalent professional experience in a field that requires knowledge of the conduct of formal administrative hearings and additional knowledge and abilities as set forth above, e.g., public or business administration, personnel, construction management, public safety, public education, law or pre-law, constitutional rights, are strongly preferred, but not required.
Have conducted or extensively participated in or represented a party in administrative or other hearings involving student ,employee or licensee discipline ; public benefits; rate setting; rule making; code enforcement or similar matters requiring fact finding followed by recommendations or decisions; or
Have conducted or extensively participated in or represented a party in arbitrations, administrative law or quasi- judicial proceedings or trials;
Have extensive comparable work experience.
High level reading and writing ability
Reputation for ethical behavior
The City anticipates that the hearings will be conducted on an as-needed basis. Applicant must be available for at least one hearing per month, although the meeting may be canceled if there are no appeals to be heard.
Members must be residents and registered voters of the City, and qualified by experience, training or education in the conduct of administrative hearings.
Be willing to file a public Statement of Economic Interests as required by the Fair Political Practices Commission.
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