The position of Hearings Officer is appointed by, and serves at the discretion of, the Executive Director. The purpose of the Hearings Officer shall be to determine application compliance with applicable provisions of the Compact, Goals and Policies, Code, other TRPA plans, maps and programs, and Rules of Procedure, for projects or matters identified in subsection 2.2.2 in the Code as requiring review by the Hearings Officer.
The Hearings Officer meetings generally occur every other Thursday, unless no items are to be heard. Please view the TRPA Calendar for meeting dates and times. Additional Hearings Officer meetings can be held at any time and are announced in local newspapers and by mail to property owners within 300 feet of a potential project area.
The staff reports and recommendations for agenda items are available on the Calendar event page approximately one week before the respective meeting date.
Please contact Georgina Balkwell at email@example.com for further information.