Not less than forty five (45) days before the contemplated date of expenditure of state derived tax revenues on a road or bridge by the city, the city shall hold a public hearing for the purpose of taking the sense of the public with regard to road and bridge matters within the city.  Notice of the hearing shall be given not less than seven (7) days nor more than twenty one (21) days before the scheduled date of the public hearing and before beginning work on any project covered by this subchapter.
(KRS 174.100 (1))