2013 ORS § 294.453¹
Hearing by governing body on budget document as approved by budget committee
  • alternative procedure in certain cases

(1) Except as provided in subsections (2) and (3) of this section, the governing body of a municipal corporation shall meet at the time and place designated in the notice of meeting required under ORS 294.438 (Publication of notice of meeting, financial summary and budget summary) for the purpose of holding a public hearing on the budget document as approved by the budget committee. At the meeting any person may appear for or against any item in the approved budget document.

(2) A municipal corporation having a population exceeding 200,000 and located in a county having a tax supervising and conservation commission shall submit its budget document to the tax supervising and conservation commission of the county under ORS 294.431 (Submission of budget document to tax supervising and conservation commission before date of public hearing) (2). The governing body of the municipal corporation or its representatives shall meet with the taxpayers of the municipal corporation at a public hearing to be called and conducted by the tax supervising and conservation commission.

(3) A municipal corporation that has a population not exceeding 200,000 and is located in a county having a tax supervising and conservation commission may submit its approved budget document to the tax supervising and conservation commission of the county under ORS 294.431 (Submission of budget document to tax supervising and conservation commission before date of public hearing) (1) for a public hearing. The governing body of the municipal corporation or its representatives shall meet with the taxpayers of the municipal corporation at a public hearing to be called and conducted by the tax supervising and conservation commission. [Formerly 294.430]