(1) In a newspaper of general circulation in the city the city engineer shall give public notice of the proposed local improvement at least ten days before the public hearing on the improvement. The notice shall state:
(a) The estimated total cost of the proposed improvement and how the cost shall be borne.
(b) When and where a public hearing on the improvement will be held.
(c) The date the council directed preparation of plans and specifications for the improvement, or the date and description of the city engineer’s finding required by subsection 7.160(8).
(d) The date by which the improvement is to be completed.
(e) Who may remonstrate against the improvement.
(f) How such a remonstrance may be made.
(2) By first-class mail the city engineer may also notify owners of property in the contemplated improvement district of the public hearing prior to formation of the improvement district. The notice shall include the information contained in the newspaper notice required by this section and shall identify for each owner the property to be assessed for the proposed local improvement.