§ 14.527  STANDARDS FOR DENYING OR REVOKING AN EVALUATOR LICENSE.
   Evaluator licenses shall be granted or denied by the in accordance with guidelines adopted by the City Council.
   (a)   Denial of license. The shall deny an evaluator license if the applicant:
      (1)   Is not of good moral character and repute;
      (2)   Has been convicted of any crime directly related to the licensed occupation, pursuant to M.S. § 364.03, subd. 2, as it may be amended from time to time, and has not shown competent evidence of sufficient rehabilitation and present fitness to perform the duties and responsibilities of the licensed occupation, pursuant to M.S. § 364.03, subd. 3, as it may be amended from time to time;
      (3)   Has falsified any information or omitted material information in the license application form required by the ;
      (4)   Fails to provide satisfactory proof of insurance insuring the applicant/evaluator and the city; or
      (5)   Fails to pay the required fees.
   (b)   Revocation, suspension and refusal to renew. The City Council may revoke, suspend or refuse to renew an evaluator license if the license holder:
      (1)   Has been convicted of any crime directly related to the licensed occupation, pursuant to M.S. § 364.03, subd. 2, as it may be amended from time to time, and has not shown competent evidence of sufficient rehabilitation and present fitness to perform the duties and responsibilities of the licensed occupation, pursuant to M.S. § 364.03, subd. 3, as it may be amended from time to time;
      (2)   Has falsified any information or omitted material information in the license application form required by the ;
      (3)   Has been the subject of substantiated complaints from residents using the applicant’s inspection services;
      (4)   Has demonstrated incompetency or inefficiency in conducting inspections;
      (5)   Fails to provide satisfactory proof of insurance insuring the applicant/evaluator and the city;
      (6)   Allows required insurance to lapse;
      (7)   Has allowed the evaluator’s certification to be used by another person;
      (8)   Violates any of the provisions of this Division C or any conditions provided for in the license issued pursuant to this Division C; or
      (9)   Fails to pay the required fees or fails to promptly file any disclosure report.
   (c)   Notice and hearing. A revocation, suspension or denial of a renewal application by the City Council shall be preceded by written notice to the licensee and a hearing. The notice shall give at least eight days’ notice of the time and place of the hearing and shall state the nature of the charges against the licensee. The notice shall be mailed by regular mail to the licensee at the most recent address listed on the license application.
(Recodified by Ord. 95-13, passed 8-7-1995; amended by Ord. 2008-15, passed 5-5-2008)