The court shall fix the time for the hearing of the petition provided for in section 61-07-23 and shall order the clerk of court to give and publish a notice of the filing of
the petition, stating the time when and the place where the court will hear the petition,
and stating further that any person interested in the organization of the district,
or in the proceedings for the issuance of bonds or improvement warrants, or in the
assessments levied, or in the special action taken by the board, as the case may be,
on or before the day fixed for hearing of the petition, may answer the petition. The petition may be referred to and described in the notice as the petition of __________ (name of petitioner) requesting that the proceedings set forth therein be examined,
approved, and confirmed by the court. The notice shall be given by publishing the same in the official newspaper of the
county in which the petition is filed, once each week for two consecutive weeks. The hearing shall be held, in the discretion of the court, not less than fifteen
days nor more than sixty days after the last publication of the notice.
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