department shall at least 3 weeks prior to any hearing held for the purpose of
establishing a designated floodplain or floodway furnish the affected political
subdivisions maps and other data showing the proposed designated floodplain or
floodway together with a letter requesting the political subdivision to furnish
any pertinent data on flood hazards.
of a hearing or order of the board establishing or altering designated
floodplains and floodways shall be published once each week for three (3) consecutive weeks in a legal newspaper published or of general circulation in
the area involved, the last publication of notice shall be not less than 10
days prior to the hearing or order by the board.
(3) The department shall also issue news releases at least 3 weeks prior to any hearing
requesting the public to submit any available data concerning flood hazard,
flood elevations, or the proposed designated floodplain or floodway boundaries.