(70 ILCS 1710/30) (from Ch. 85, par. 1180)
    Sec. 30. Prior to the adoption of comprehensive and functional plans for the development of the Metropolitan and Regional Counties Area, the Commission shall hold a public hearing thereon.
    Notice of the time, date and place set by the Commission for the public hearing shall be published in a newspaper having a general circulation within the area of operation of the Commission at least 14 days prior to the date set for the hearing, which notice shall contain a short explanation of the purpose of the hearing.
    At such hearing the president of the Commission or some Commissioner designated by him shall preside.
    Such hearing may be continued from time to time as may be deemed necessary by the Commission.
(Source: P.A. 78-924.)