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Pursuant to RCW 35.34.130, the city council provides for a mid-biennial review and modification of the biennial budget. No later than the third week in October of the first year of each biennial budget, the city manager shall prepare proposed budget modifications proposed to be effective as of the next January 1st. Such proposal shall be sent to city council members and shall be a public record and available to the press and to any resident of the city. Council committees may consider such proposed modifications and refer them to the city council with any recommendations. A public hearing shall be advertised at least once and shall be held at a city council meeting in the month of November, and may be continued from time to time. At such hearing or thereafter, the council may consider a proposed ordinance to carry out such modifications, which ordinance shall be subject to other provisions of RCW Chapter 35.34. A complete copy of any modification ordinance as adopted shall be transmitted to the Division of Municipal Corporations in the office of the State Auditor and to the Association of Washington Cities. (Ord. M-2616 §2, 1986)