70.1. The Minister shall appoint a person to act as the clerk or secretary-treasurer of the municipality until the council composed of persons elected at the first general election appoints a person to hold that office.
He shall also fix the date, time and place of the first sitting of the council.
Not later than the third day preceding the date set for this sitting, the clerk or secretary-treasurer shall give public notice, in the territory of the municipality and in accordance with the Act governing the municipality, of the date, time and place of the sitting. He shall mention in the notice any matter which a member of the council has requested be included for discussion.