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  236.415.  Council's powers and duties — public hearings required — adoption of rules and regulations, procedure. — 1.  The council considering recommendations of the chief engineer shall, subsequent to a public meeting, adopt, subject to the approval of the director, the general technological guidelines and the standards, guidelines, rules and regulations applicable to permits, the design, construction, maintenance, operation, alteration, repair, enlargement, reduction, removal or natural physical changes that may occur to a dam or reservoir.  Violations of guidelines, standards, rules and regulations are violations of sections 236.400 to 236.500 permitting the revocation, suspension, or refusal to issue any permit required by sections 236.400 to 236.500.  No standards, guidelines, rules, or regulations shall be adopted, or any amendment or repeal thereof shall be effective, except after a public hearing to be held after thirty days' prior notice by advertisement or press release, and publication as required in chapter 536 of the date, time and place of the hearing and opportunity given to the public to be heard.

  2.  At the hearing, opportunity to be heard by the council with respect to the subject thereof shall be afforded any interested person upon written request to the council, addressed to the chief engineer, received not later than seven days prior to the hearing and may be afforded to other persons if convenient.  In addition, any interested person, whether or not heard, may submit, within seven days subsequent to the hearings, a written statement of his views.  The council may solicit the views, in writing, of persons who may be affected by, or interested in, proposed rules and regulations, standards or guidelines.  Any person heard or represented at the hearing or making written request for notice shall be given written notice of the action of the council with respect to the subject thereof.

  3.  The council upon hearing the recommendations of the chief engineer and reviewing the application for a construction or registration permit shall approve or deny the permit application.  The council may delegate authority to approve or deny permit applications to the chief engineer, whose actions shall be subject to appeal to the council as provided in subsection 2 of section 236.425.

  4.  No standard, rule or regulation or guideline, or amendment or repeal thereof, adopted by the council shall be in force and effect until it has been approved in writing by the director and the requirements of chapter 536 are satisfied.  The affirmative vote of at least four members of the council shall be required for adoption.


(L. 1979 H.B. 603 § 4, A.L. 1995 S.B. 3)

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