A. The appellant, city staff, any witnesses called by the appellant or city staff, and any other person, as deemed appropriate by the hearing examiner, may participate in an appeal hearing.
B. The appellant must prove by a preponderance of the evidence that the department director’s decision is erroneous. Provided, that with respect to any interpretation of city regulations, the appellant must demonstrate that the department director’s decision is clearly erroneous.
C. An electronic sound recording of each hearing shall be made. (Ord. 017/2020 § 1 (Exh. A))