§ 94-27.  Conduct of Hearing. 
Hearings held pursuant to this article shall be conducted as follows:  
A.
A user who is a party to the Board action may file a written answer before the date set for
hearing.  
B.
If a user who is a party to the Board action fails to appear after notice has been served or 
properly mailed and if no adjournment is granted, the Board or a hearing officer may 
proceed with the hearing and make its decision in the absence of the party.  
C.
At any hearing held pursuant to this section, testimony taken must be under oath and 
recorded steno graphically. The transcript, so recorded, will be made available to any 
member of the public or any party to the hearing upon payment of the actual cost to the 
County therefore.  
D.
Users who are parties to the Board action shall be given the opportunity to present 
arguments on issues of law and an opportunity to present evidence on issues of fact.  
E.
Users who are parties to the Board action may cross-examine any witness. A party may 
submit rebuttal evidence.  
F.
At the conclusion of a hearing conducted by a hearing officer, the officer shall transmit a 
report of the hearing, together with recommendations to the Board for action thereon.  
G.
At the conclusion of a hearing conducted by the Board, or upon receipt by the Board of a 
report of hearing from a hearing officer, the Board shall take action pursuant to §94-28.