FACULTY HANDBOOK

Parking and Traffic Appeals Committee

The functions and responsibilities of the Committee are to hear and decide appeals of penalties assessed for violations of the Parking and Traffic Regulations of Central Connecticut State University as approved by the Board of Trustees and the State Traffic Commission. This committee has no authority over towing charges.

The membership of the Committee shall consist of one member elected from each academic school; one administrator; two students (one residential, one commuter) appointed by the University President; the Director of Public Safety, ex officio; each union other than AAUP is eligible to elect one of its members.

The Chairperson of the Committee shall be named by the President from among the members approved by the Board of Trustees. Meetings of the committee shall be called by the Chairperson as needed. A quorum shall be four or more members of the committee.

Procedures:

1. Appeals shall be filed with the Chairperson of the Committee on the approved form within ten calendar days of the date of the ticket.

2. Within thirty days of receipt of the appeal, the Committee shall meet, consider and decide the appeal on the basis of the information provided on the appeal form. The appellant may in addition appear and present his/her case in person. Appellants shall be notified by mail at least ten days in advance of the date, time and place of the Committee's meeting.

3. Appeal decisions shall be by majority vote of the committee members present and voting.

4. Notification of the Committee's decision shall be by mail.