The County Administrative Officer shall appoint one or more hearing examiners to the Office of the Hearing Officer. Such examiners shall serve at the pleasure of the Board of Supervisors. A hearing examiner shall meet the qualifications of Chapter 14, Part 3, Division 2 of Title 3 of the California Government Code, sections 27720-27728. A hearing examiner may be a county employee or the County may contract with qualified persons to serve as hearing examiners. A hearing examiner shall not have interests in any property subject to any hearing at which such examiner presides. Any person currently serving as a County hearing officer at the time this Chapter is adopted may continue to serve as a hearing examiner under this Chapter.
(Ord. 2009-004 § 3 (part),2009)