STATE GOVERNMENT AND STATE AFFAIRS
STATE HISTORICAL SOCIETY
67-4113. Historic site designation — Public notice and comment. No state agency or officer may recommend, designate or declare or cause any historic site to be designated as an historic site without first:
(1) Sending notification to the board of county commissioners and, if within the corporate limits of any city, to the city council where said historic site is located. Notification must include the description of the proposed site and a full and complete disclosure of the consequences of such designation under current state and federal laws;
(2) Giving at least twenty (20) days public notice of its intended action. The notice shall include a statement of the historical significance of the proposed site, the location, and the time when, the place where, and the manner in which interested persons may present their views thereon. The notice shall be mailed to all persons who have made timely requests in writing of the agency for advance notice of its intended site designation; and
(3) Affording all interested persons reasonable opportunity to submit data, views or arguments, orally or in writing. Opportunity for oral hearing must be granted, if requested in writing, no later than five (5) days before the date of the intended action by twenty-five (25) persons, by a governmental subdivision or state agency, or by an association having not less than twenty-five (25) members. All written and oral submissions respecting the proposed site designation shall be considered fully by the state agency or offices.
[67-4113, added 1978, ch. 187, sec. 1, p. 423.]