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Any person may appeal a citation within 15 calendar days after the date of issuance of the citation. Appeals must be submitted in writing on a form(In-Progress) to be provided by Leeward CC. To have an appeal reviewed, the appellant must also pay all fines imposed as provided in Section 8. All appeals shall be reviewed by an officer to be designated by the Chancellor. The appellant will be notified of the decision in writing. If the decision is adverse to the appellant, the appellant may further appeal the matter to the Board of Appeals, which shall be composed of a student, faculty member, and a staff member, all to be appointed by the Chancellor. The decision of the Board of Appeals shall be final within Leeward CC. If the appeal is upheld, the amount of fine(s) collected shall be refunded.

Section 10.1 Administrative Procedures

  1. The public may obtain information or make submittals or requests relative to parking and traffic matters by addressing a letter to the Chancellor of Leeward CC stating the specific question, submittal, or request.
  2. The following rules of practice on parking and traffic matters are adopted:
    1. Persons who feel that they have received a parking or traffic citation in error or whose vehicle was towed away by Leeward CC or who otherwise wish to discuss parking and traffic problems may discuss their complaint or problem in person with the Parking Manager or other authorized person designated to manage Leeward CC’s parking and traffic program. Such manager may void citations and/or waive towing and storage charges upon review of the facts of each case.
    2. Persons whose appeals from parking and traffic citations are denied by the reviewing officer may further appeal said citation(s) to a board of Appeals appointed by the Chancellor and composed as prescribed in these rules and regulations. The appeal to the said Board must be filed at the Cashier’s Office in writing within 7 calendar days of the date shown on the reviewing officer’s denial. A decision of the Appeals Board shall require a majority vote of the entire Board. In the event a member of the Board is absent, a temporary member thereof may be appointed by the Chancellor or his authorized representative from the class of membership the absent member represents. If the appeal is upheld, all or any portion of the fine paid shall be refunded as directed by the Appeals Board.
    3. Petitions for the adoption, amendment or repeal of rules shall be in the form of a letter to the president of the University of Hawaiʻi stating with particularity the rule or rules proposed to be adopted, amended or repealed and also stating the reasons therefore. The President may confer with appropriate administrative and/or legal staff. The President shall within 30 calendar days of the receipt of the petition either deny the petition in writing, stating reasons for such denial or initiate proceedings in accordance with Section 6C-3, R.L.H 1955, as amended.
    4. Petitions for declaratory rulings as to the applicability of any statutory provisions concerning parking or operation of motor vehicles on the campus or any rule or regulation herein shall be in the form of a letter to the President of the University of Hawaiʻi stating the interest of the Petitioner the ruling being requested. The President may confer with appropriate administrative or legal staff and shall render in writing a declaratory ruling or other order disposing of the matter.