The Narragansett Personnel Appeal Board conducts administrative hearings and is the final appeal authority at the Town level for appeals from personnel on employment matters. The Personnel Appeal Board has subpoena power to compel presence of witnesses or evidence at personnel appeal hearings. Unless otherwise specified in any applicable collective bargaining agreement, the board shall render a written decision within 45 days from the receipt of an appeal. This time may be extended by agreement of the parties to an appeal with the consent of the board.
The Personnel Appeal Board is comprised of five (5) members, including one (1) member of the Town Council and four (4) members who are electors of the Town.