2011 ORS § 261.310¹
Irrigation, drainage, other districts given power of utility district in certain cases
(1) Any existing irrigation, drainage or other district in good standing and duly organized under the laws of this state shall be eligible to qualify and do any and all things necessary or incident to the purchase, generation and distribution of electric power under the terms of this chapter without the necessity of reorganizing and complying with the organization procedure prescribed in this chapter, if the qualification is approved by a majority of the persons qualified to vote at a district election who vote on that question.
(2) Drainage districts qualifying under the provisions of this chapter may elect additional directors to make a board of five directors. [Amended by 1979 c.558 §20; 1983 c.83 §33; 2003 c.802 §77]