NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

COMMITTEE: Intergovernmental Relations

TIME & DATE:  9:00AM, Tuesday, July 27, 2004

PLACE: E1.028

CHAIR: Senator Frank Madla

The Senate Committee on Intergovernmental Relations will hold a public
hearing at 9:00 a.m. on July 27, 2004, in the Capitol Extension, Room
E1.028 to hear invited and public testimony on Charge Three.

Charge Three:
Study the unique challenges and opportunities in rural areas from an
economic standpoint. Study the future and unmet needs of rural communities,
residents and businesses and examine the quality of infrastructure,
housing, health care, and community involvement. Make recommendations
for promoting investment in growth industries in rural areas.