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(a) During its investigation and analysis of a petition for incorporation, the department shall convene at least one public meeting in the territory proposed for incorporation. During its investigation and analysis of a petition for a change other than incorporation, the department may convene at least one public meeting in or near the territory proposed for change.
(b) Notice of the date, time and place of the public meeting under (a) of this section must be mailed, postage prepaid, to the petitioner and to each respondent at least 15 days before the public meeting. The department shall publish the notice at least once each week, for two consecutive weeks, immediately preceding the date of the meeting, in a newspaper of general circulation selected by the department to reach the people and entities within or near the area of the proposed change. If the department determines that a newspaper of general circulation, with publication at least once a week, does not circulate in the area of the proposed change, the department shall provide notice through other means designed to reach the public. The petitioner shall post notice of the meeting in at least three prominent locations readily accessible to the public in or near the territory proposed for change, and at the same location where the petition documents are available for review, for at least 14 days immediately preceding the date of the meeting. On or before the date of the public meeting, the petitioner shall submit to the department an affidavit certifying that the posting requirements of this subsection have been met.
(c) Staff assigned to the commission shall preside at the public meeting. If the public meeting is held within the time period established under 3 AAC 110.640 for receiving written comments, the presiding staff person shall accept written materials submitted at the public meeting. However, except in extraordinary circumstances, the petitioner and the respondents may not submit further written materials at the meeting. The public meeting shall be recorded and summarized in the report with recommendations of the department prepared under 3 AAC 110.530.
(d) The department may postpone the time or relocate the place of the public meeting by conspicuously posting notice of the postponement or relocation at the original time and location of the public meeting, if the meeting is relocated within the same community or territory, and is rescheduled no more than 72 hours after the originally scheduled time.
History: Eff. 7/31/92, Register 123; am 5/19/2002, Register 162
Authority: Art. X, sec. 12,
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