(1) Reconsideration by city manager. Any person aggrieved by any decision or action of the city manager, other than action under section 6.586 of this code, may file a written request with the city manager for reconsideration thereof within ten days of receipt of notification of such decision or action. The request for reconsideration shall be on a form provided by the city manager and shall set forth in reasonable detail the decision or action objected to and the facts and arguments supporting the appellant’s request for reconsideration. The city manager may establish such procedures as may be deemed necessary or proper to conduct the reconsideration process. The filing of a request for reconsideration shall be a condition precedent to the right to appeal to the Metropolitan Wastewater Management Commission (MWMC) pursuant to subsection (2) of this section.
(2) Appeal to Metropolitan Wastewater Management Commission. Any person aggrieved by the final determination of the city manager, other than action under section 6.586 of this code, may appeal such determination to the MWMC. Written notification of such appeal shall be filed with the MWMC and city manager within ten days after receipt of the final determination of the city manager. A fee established as provided in section 2.020 of this code shall accompany the notice of appeal filed with the city. The notice of appeal shall be on a form provided by MWMC and shall set forth in reasonable detail the decision or action appealed from and the facts and arguments supporting the appellant’s request for reversal or modification of the city manager’s determination. The MWMC shall conduct a hearing on the appeal according to procedures to be established by the MWMC pursuant to paragraph 12 of the Intergovernmental Agreement. The MWMC shall submit a copy of its findings and recommendations regarding the appeal to the city council within ten days after the hearing. The city council may hold a hearing on the recommendations and, in any event, shall take action on the recommendations within 20 days after their filing.