A public hearing shall be held to ascertain if the creation of an Underground Utility District will further the public health, safety, and welfare by promoting one or more of the purposes set forth in Section 17.24.020 of this Chapter. The Council may propose any part or parts of the City as a single District or as multiple Districts. The City Clerk shall notify all affected property owners within the proposed District or Districts, as shown on the last equalized assessment roll, and all affected Persons having Overhead Facilities present within the proposed District or Districts by mail or other approved method of the date, time, and place of any such hearing at least ten days prior to the date thereof. Each such hearing shall be open to the public and may be continued from time to time. At each such hearing, all Persons interested shall be given an opportunity to be heard. (Ord. 5281 § 1 (part); January 14, 1992: Ord. 6416 § 3 (part); August 15, 2017.)