“Those payments are guaranteed to the county under a 2009 state law that included heavy negotiating between city and county officials. Deep in the language of urban renewal law, Oregon Revised Statute 457, is a clause requiring the Portland Development Commission to pay Multnomah County $10 million by June 30, 2014. Another payment, of about $16.5 million, is due to the county by June 30, 2021. ”
“. . . Oregon Revised Statute 458.528 designates Oregon's Housing and Community Services (OHCS) as an administering agency for homelessness policies. OHCS provides the Homeless Leadership Coalition with the count instructions and surveys. . . .”
Illinois Valley News / Scott Jorgensen - Dec 23, 2009
“Early next year, the Cave Junction City Council might consider allowing citizens to vote on allowing social gaming — bingo, lotto, raffles or Monte Carlo events — to occur within city limits.
The state grants municipalities authority to regulate those activities under Oregon Revised Statute 167.121. ...”