§19-21B-4. Public hearing on petition; determination of need for
district; defining boundaries.
Within thirty days after such petition has been filed with
the supervisors of the soil conservation district or districts,
they shall hold a public hearing or hearings upon the
practicability and feasibility of creating the proposed watershed
improvement district. All owners of land within the proposed
watershed improvement district and all other interested parties
shall have the right to attend such a hearing and be heard. The
supervisors may prescribe such rules and regulations governing
the conduct of such hearings as they deem to be necessary.
The supervisors shall thereafter determine whether there is
need, in the interest of the public health, safety, or welfare,
for the organization of the proposed watershed improvement
district. They shall record such determination and shall define
the boundaries of such watershed improvement district.