2013 Arizona Revised Statutes
Title 42 - Taxation
§ 42-17103 Public access to estimates of revenues and expenses; notice of public hearing; access to adopted budget


AZ Rev Stat § 42-17103 (through 1st Reg Sess 51st Leg. 2013) What's This?

42-17103. Public access to estimates of revenues and expenses; notice of public hearing; access to adopted budget

A. The governing body of each county, city or town shall publish the estimates of revenues and expenses, or a summary of the estimates of revenues and expenses, and a notice of a public hearing of the governing body to hear taxpayers and make tax levies at designated times and places. The summary shall set forth the total estimated revenues and expenditures by fund type, truth in taxation calculations and primary and secondary property tax levies for all districts. A complete copy of the estimates of revenues and expenses shall be made available at the city, town or county libraries and city, town or county administrative offices and shall be posted in a prominent location on the official websites, or on a website of an association of cities and towns for cities and towns that do not have official websites, no later than seven business days after the estimates of revenues and expenses are initially presented before the governing body. A complete copy of the budget finally adopted under section 42-17105 shall be posted in a prominent location on the official websites no later than seven business days after final adoption.

B. Beginning with fiscal year 2011-2012, both the estimates of revenues and expenses initially presented before the governing body and the budget finally adopted under section 42-17105 shall be retained and accessible in a prominent location on the official websites, or on a website of an association of cities and towns for cities and towns that do not have official websites, for at least sixty months.

C. The summary of estimates and notice, together with the library addresses and websites where the complete copy of estimates may be found, shall be published once a week for at least two consecutive weeks after the estimates are tentatively adopted in the official newspaper of the county, city or town, if there is one, and, if not, in a newspaper of general circulation in the county, city or town.

D. If a truth in taxation notice and hearing is required under section 42-17107, the governing body may combine the notice under this section with the truth in taxation notice.

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