Specifications include, but are not limited to: One or more companies that can provide Hearing Officer services. 2.1 Contractor may act as hearing officer for the VOSHA Review Board (VRB) conducting evidentiary
hearings on VOSHA citation contests.
2.2 Contractor may act as a settlement judge for the VOSHA Review Board (VRB) aiding in resolution of
case prior to hearing and managing discovery on VOSHA citation contests.
2.3 Cases will be assigned to the contractor on an as needed basis by the Clerk of the VOSHA Review
2.4 Contractor may act as a consultant to provide advice and/or write a decision for the VRB during
discretionary review as long as the contractor did not provide services as a Hearing Officer for the
2.5 Contractor may act as a consultant to provide an independent review of the VOSHA Rules of
2.6 Hearings will be conducted in accordance with the VRB Rules of Procedure, Vermont Rules of Civil
Procedure and Vermont Administrative Procedures Act.
2.7 Hearings will take place at 13 Baldwin Street, Montpelier, VT 05602 unless otherwise ordered.
2.8 Timeline for completion of a decision is 90 days from the filing of briefs, unless specified differently in
the VRB Rules of Procedure or otherwise agreed to timeline by the VRB Chairperson and/or Clerk.