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Proposed Budget; Hearing; Notice; Publication.   

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The governing board of each disrict shall hold a public hearing on the proposed budget for the ensuing fiscal year in a district facility, or some other place conveniently accessible to the residents of the district, on or before the 15th day of September but at least three days following availability of the proposed budget for public inspection, at which any resident in the district may appear and object to the proposed budget or any item in the budget.

The hearing may be conducted on the purposed budget when there are no requests for further hearing on file. The budget shall not be finally adopted by the governing board of the district until after the public hearing has been held.

The proposed budget, containing such fiscal information as may be required by the Chancellor, shall be made available by the district for public inspection in a facility of the district or in some other place conveniently accessible to residents of the district, during or before the first week in September.

Notification of dates and location(s) at which the proposed budget may be inspected by the public and date, time and location of the public hearing on the proposed budget shall be published by the district in a newspaper of general circulation in the district, at least three days prior to the availability of the proposed budget for public inspection. The cost of the publication shall be a legal proper charge against the district for which the publication is made.

Authority cited:

Education Code 66700

Education Code 70901

Education Code 84750

Reference:

Education Code 70901

(Added by Register 97, No. 46.)