The board is to afford a constitutionally sufficient, fair and orderly administrative procedure and review in connection with determinations by city authorities which involve constitutionally protected rights of specific persons which are entitled to due process protection under the 14th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, and for which appeal procedures are not already created by other ordinances or statute.
The 14th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution - Section 1 reads:"All persons born or naturalized in the United States and subject to the jurisdiction thereof, are citizens of the United States and of the State wherein they reside. No State shall make or enforce any law which shall abridge the privileges or immunities of citizens of the United States; nor shall any State deprive any person of life, liberty, or property, without due process of law; nor deny to any person within its jurisdiction the equal protection of the laws."
The board reviews challenges to administrative decisions made by City employees, committees or commissions.
The board shall have the duty and responsibility of hearing appeals from initial determinations of administration determinations of City officers, employees, agents, agencies, committees, boards and commissions filed in accordance with 68.10 of the Wisconsin Statutes.