A. Whenever the commission shall receive a timely, written demand for investigation, the commission shall schedule a hearing in order to conduct such investigation. The hearing shall be open to the public, except as otherwise provided in this chapter, and shall be held not less than 20 days, nor more than 60 days, after receipt of the written demand for investigation, unless good cause is shown for either an earlier or later scheduling.
B. Written notice of the scheduled hearing shall be mailed by certified mail, return receipt requested, not less than 10 days prior to the date selected for the hearing. The notice shall be mailed to the accused, or the accused’s attorney or representative designated in the demand, and also to the appointing authority. The notice shall identify the case to be heard, the names of the parties and their representatives, if any, and shall specify the time and place of the hearing. (Ord. 1380 § 1, 1990; Ord. 1247 § 1, 1987; Ord. 1190 § 1, 1985; Ord. 895 § 2, 1978).