(70 ILCS 3705/31) (from Ch. 111 2/3, par. 212.6)
    Sec. 31. The Circuit Court shall set a date for the hearing on the petition for dissolution and shall give notice of the time and place of the hearing, by publication in one or more daily or weekly newspapers having a general circulation within the district, at least 20 days prior to the date set for the hearing.
    At the hearing all persons desiring to be heard shall have an opportunity to testify for or against the petition for dissolution. During the hearing, the board of trustees of the district or its authorized representative shall also testify and introduce evidence how dissolution of the district can be accomplished without adversely affecting the interest of the public and any bondholders of the district.
(Source: Laws 1967, p. 3301.)