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88.36 Hearing on report.


(1) Upon the completion of the report provided for in s. 88.35, the drainage board shall fix the time and place of the hearing on the report and shall cause notice of the hearing to be given under s. 88.05 (2) (b) to the persons specified in s. 88.05 (4) (c).


(2) At the hearing on the report the drainage board shall hear all objections to the report by any person who feels aggrieved.


(3) With regard to objections relating to assessment of benefits against or award of damages to specified lands, any evidence may be introduced which tends to establish what assessments or awards would be equitable as compared with other lands in the district.


(4) If the drainage board finds that the report requires modification or amendment, it shall modify or amend the report as the facts warrant.


(5) Upon a determination by the board that the report is final, the board shall proceed with the work as provided in s. 88.62.


(6) The board may not proceed with the work unless it finds that the cost of construction of the work necessary under the order will not exceed 75% of the total assessment of benefits against those lands whose assessments of benefits and awards of damages are sought to be confirmed by the order.

88.36 - ANNOT.

History: 1977 c. 135 s. 19; 1993 a. 456; 1995 a. 225.