(A) Written notice of the time, place and nature of any hearing shall be given by the reclamation commission to all parties to, and persons interested in, an appeal at least seven days before the hearing is held, except that where temporary relief is requested, the reclamation commission may give oral or written notice of the hearing on the request for temporary relief at any reasonable time prior to the scheduled hearing.
(B) Written notice of hearing shall be mailed to the parties by certified mail.
(C) Continuance of scheduled hearings.
(1) The commission may, upon its own motion or upon motion of any party, and upon a showing of good cause and proper diligence, continue any hearing.
(2) Motions for continuance of a hearing must be filed with the reclamation commission and served upon all parties to a proceeding at least fourteen days in advance of a hearing.
(3) Motions for continuance made less than fourteen days before hearing or at hearing shall be granted only upon demonstration that an extraordinary situation exists which could not have been anticipated and which would justify the granting of a continuance.
(4) Motions for continuance must state the reasons why a continuance is necessary.
(5) A request for continuance by the appellant, where the appellant has a right to hearing or decision within a prescribed time period, shall be viewed as a waiver of appellant's right to a timely hearing or decision.
(6) Continuances of hearings may be ordered by the commission in situations wherein a hearing cannot be concluded in the time initially set for hearing.
R.C. 119.032 review dates: 01/27/2009 and 10/01/2013
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 1513.05
Rule Amplifies: 1513.13, 1514.09
Prior Effective Dates: 11/1/1984, 3/7/1986, 2/5/1999