[HISTORY: Adopted by the Village Board of the Village of Richfield 8-4-2009 by Ord. No. 2009-8-2 (§ 2.03 of prior Code). Amendments noted where applicable.]
Administrative Review Appeals Board — See § 7-20.
The provisions of this chapter shall not be deemed to repeal or supersede the provisions of any other section of this Code in conflict herewith or providing other procedures for review of administrative determinations within the Village except when otherwise specifically provided in such sections.
The purpose of this chapter is to afford a constitutionally sufficient, fair, and orderly administrative procedure and review in connection with determinations by all Village officers, employees, agents, agencies, committees, boards, and commissions which may involve constitutionally protected rights of specific persons which are entitled to due process protection under the 14th Amendment to the United States Constitution. Wisconsin Statutes Chapter 68, relating to municipal administrative review procedure, shall be in full force and effect in the Village, except as to those provisions otherwise provided in this chapter.
Membership. For membership provisions concerning the Administrative Review Appeals Board see § 7-20 of this Code.
Powers and duties. The Administrative Review Appeals Board shall have the duty and responsibility of hearing appeals from initial administrative determinations or decisions of Village officers, employees, agents, agencies, committees, boards, and commissions filed in accordance with § 68.10, Wis. Stats. In conducting administrative review hearings and making final decisions, such Board shall be governed by §§ 68.11 and 68.12, Wis. Stats.
Upon the filing of a written request by any person aggrieved to review an initial determination filed pursuant to the provisions of § 68.08, Wis. Stats., all Village officers, employees, agents, agencies, committees, boards, and commissions receiving such a request shall conduct administrative reviews of their own determinations in accordance with § 68.09, Wis. Stats. In addition, all such written requests shall be immediately referred to the Village Attorney.
The following determinations are reviewable under this chapter:
The grant or denial, in whole or in part, after application for an initial permit, license, right, privilege, or authority, except:
The grant, denial, suspension, or revocation of an alcoholic beverage license.
Any permit, right, privilege or authority granted under the Village of Richfield Zoning Ordinance.
The suspension, revocation or nonrenewal of an existing permit, license, right, privilege, or authority, except as provided in § 11-6E.
The denial of a grant of money or other thing of substantial value under a statute or ordinance prescribing conditions of eligibility for such grant.
The imposition of a penalty or sanction upon any person except a Village employee or officer, other than by a court.
Except as provided in § 11-5, the following determinations are not reviewable under this chapter:
A legislative enactment, which is an ordinance, resolution, or adopted motion of the Village Board.
Any action subject to administrative or judicial review procedures under statutes other than Ch. 68, Wis. Stats.
The denial of a tort or contract claim for money, required to be filed with the Village pursuant to statutory procedures for the filing of such claims.
The suspension, removal, or disciplining or nonrenewal of a contract of a Village employee or officer.
The grant, denial, suspension, or revocation of a fermented malt beverage or intoxicating liquor license under § 125.12(1), (2) and (3), Wis. Stats.
Judgments and orders of a court.
Determinations made during Village labor negotiations.
Any action which is subject to other administrative review procedures provided for in this Code or by statute.
Notwithstanding any other provision of this chapter, any action or determination of a Village authority which does not involve the constitutionally protected right of a specific person to due process in connection with the action or determination.