Bylaws
ARTICLE I MEETINGS OF THE BOARD > SECTION 1.9. PUBLIC HEARINGS. :
SECTION 1.9. PUBLIC HEARINGS.
a. The board shall schedule public hearings on the adoption of its expense budget, capital budget, and master plan. The board in the exercise of its judgment may schedule such other hearings as it may determine.
b. The board shall hold a public hearing on the agenda of a regular meeting no less than three days before the meeting. Upon notification received by the secretary one day in advance of the hearing, persons will be permitted to speak to items on the agenda and to submit written statements relating thereto. The chairperson, or the vice chairperson in the chairperson's absence, shall assign one or more board trustees to conduct such hearing. A substantive summary of written statements received at such hearings shall be distributed to the trustees of the board prior to the regular meeting.