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New York General Municipal - Title 3 - § 776 Public Hearings on Proposed Dissolution Plan

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    §  776. Public hearings on proposed dissolution plan. 1. The governing
  body of the local government entity to be dissolved shall set a time and
  place or places  for  one  or  more  public  hearings  on  the  proposed
  dissolution  plan.  The  hearing  or hearings shall be held no less than
  thirty-five days and no more than  ninety  days  after  commencement  of
  dissolution  proceedings  pursuant to section seven hundred seventy-four
  of this title.  Any  interested  person  shall  be  given  a  reasonable
  opportunity to be heard on any aspect of the proposed dissolution.
    2.  The public hearing or hearings shall be held on notice of at least
  ten days, but not more than twenty days, published  in  a  newspaper  or
  newspapers having general circulation within the local government entity
  to  be  dissolved and displayed on a website maintained by the entity or
  otherwise on a website maintained by the village, town and/or county  in
  which the entity is located. The notice of the hearing or hearings shall
  provide  a  descriptive  summary  of the proposed dissolution plan and a
  reference to the public place or places within the entity where  a  copy
  of such plan may be examined.
    3.  After  completion  of the final hearing, the governing body of the
  local  government  entity  to  be  dissolved  may  amend  the   proposed
  dissolution  plan,  provided  that the amended version complies with the
  provisions of subdivision two of section seven hundred  seventy-four  of
  this  title  and  is  publicized  pursuant  to  subdivision four of this
  section, and/or approve a final version  of  the  dissolution  plan,  or
  decline to proceed further with dissolution proceedings. Any approval by
  the governing body of a final version of the dissolution plan must occur
  within one hundred eighty days of the final hearing.
    4.  No  later  than  five  business  days  after amending the proposed
  dissolution plan, the governing body  of  the  entity  to  be  dissolved
  shall:
    (a)  cause  a  copy of the amended version of the proposed dissolution
  plan, along with a descriptive summary  thereof,  to  be  displayed  and
  readily  accessible  to  the  public for inspection in a public place or
  places within the entity; and
    (b) cause the amended version of the proposed dissolution plan,  along
  with  a  descriptive summary thereof and a reference to the public place
  or places within the entity where a copy thereof may be examined, to  be
  displayed  on  a  website  maintained  by  the  entity or otherwise on a
  website maintained by the village,  town  and/or  county  in  which  the
  entity is located.
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