2011 ORS § 294.640¹
Hearing on budget
Every levying board shall be entitled to a hearing by the commission upon the budget submitted by it. The commission shall set times and places for such hearings, which shall be open to the public. The commission shall give notice, in such form and manner as it shall prescribe, of such hearing to every levying body entitled to such hearing. The levying boards shall meet with the commission at such times and places fixed by the commission for such hearings and discuss the budget with the commission.