.04 Docket of Appeals.

A. The clerk of the board shall keep a docket of all appeals, and, on the initial filing of an appeal, shall assign a docket number to the appeal. The docket is a public record, open during business hours for inspection.

B. Each paper that relates to the appeal and that is filed with the board shall contain the docket number, assigned by the clerk of the board.

C. When the clerk dockets an appeal, the clerk shall send to the petitioner an acknowledgement of the notice of appeal, instructions concerning the payment of taxes while the appeal is pending, information concerning hearing conduct, and the docket number.

D. The clerk shall forward to the Supervisor a notice of the appeal and the docket number.