Montana Code Annotated 1995

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     7-12-4605. Consideration of protest. (1) At the next regular meeting of the city council after the expiration of the 15-day protest period provided for in 7-12-4604, the city council shall proceed to hear and pass upon all protests, and its decision is final and conclusive. If the council finds that the owners of a majority of the property proposed to be assessed have protested on grounds of cost of the improvement, no further proceedings may be taken on the subject of such proposed improvement district for a period of at least 6 months from the date of expiration of the 15-day protest period.
     (2) In determining whether or not sufficient protests have been filed to prevent further proceedings, property owned by a county, city, or town is considered the same as other property in the district.
     (3) The city council may adjourn and reconvene the hearing on protests from time to time.

     History: En. Sec. 5, Ch. 572, L. 1983.

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