7-21-8. Publication of notice of commissioners' budget meeting. After the provisional budget has been filed in the office of the county auditor, the board of county commissioners shall publish a notice once a week for two successive weeks in the official newspapers of the county. The last notice shall be published before the first Tuesday in September, and the notice shall state where and when the board will meet. The board shall meet on the first Tuesday in September for the purpose of considering the budget and the various estimates, items, schedules, amounts, appropriations, and matters contained in the provisional budget. If the board meets prior to the first Tuesday in September for such purpose, the board shall designate certain days in the minutes of the board and the notice. However, the board shall also hold the hearing required on the first Tuesday in September. It shall also be stated in the notice that at any meeting of the board held for the purpose of considering the budget, any interested person may appear, either in person or by representative, and be heard and given an opportunity for a full and complete discussion of all the purposes, objects, items, schedules, appropriations, amounts, estimates, and matters set forth and contained in the provisional budget.
Source: SDC 1939, § 12.2004; SL 1951, ch 29, § 1; SL 1972, ch 43, § 2; SL 2001, ch 39, § 1.
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