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Municipal Elected Officials Institute of Government Monthly Quiz

​True or False: The notice for a public hearing on a municipality’s budget must be published in a newspaper of wide circulation no less than 15 days prior to the hearing.

Answer: True
The notice for a public hearing on the budget must be published in a newspaper of wide circulation no less than 15 days prior to the hearing. Follow the guidelines outlined in SC Code of Laws Section 6-1-80.

The Municipal Elected Officials Institute of Government offers in-person and online courses. Elected officials who complete all of the required coursework graduate from the institute and are eligible to participate in the MEO Advanced Institute. The next in-person MEO Institute course, "Basic Budgeting and Municipal Finance," will be March 19. The next Advanced MEO Institute sessions will be October 16: "Municipal Utility Policy and Administration" and "Advanced Advocacy and Intergovernmental Relations."