(A)   The power of the arbitrator shall be limited to the interpretation and application of the written provisions of this agreement. In no event may the terms and provisions of the agreement be deleted, modified, or amended by the arbitrator. He or she shall consider and decide only the specific issue(s) raised by the grievance as submitted to the village at Step 1 or Step 2, and shall have no authority to make his or her decision on any issue not so submitted to him or her. The arbitrator shall submit his or her written decision within 30 calendar days following the close of the hearing or submission of briefs by the parties, whichever is later, unless the parties agree to an extension. In the event the arbitrator finds a violation of the agreement, he or she shall determine an appropriate remedy.
   (B)   The decision of the arbitrator shall be final and binding on the parties.
(Ord. 2014-07, passed 5-20-2014)