169. During a fiscal year, the Community may adopt a supplementary budget by a 2/3 majority of the votes cast.
The supplementary budget shall be prepared, filed and forwarded according to the rules, modified as necessary, applicable to the annual budget. A copy of the budget must be sent to the municipalities and the members of the council not less than 15 days before it is submitted to the council.
The supplementary budget shall be submitted to the council at a special meeting convened for that purpose. The meeting may close without the budget being adopted.
The council may, on its own initiative, amend the supplementary budget.
If the supplementary budget is not adopted within 15 days from the day it is submitted, the appropriations mentioned in the certificate of the treasurer referred to in section 165 and included in the budget are nevertheless deemed to be adopted and shall come into force on the expiry of that period.
2000, c. 34, s. 169; 2000, c. 56, s. 57.