2015 ORS § 451.605¹
Formation of district for emergency communications system

(1) When a district is established for the purpose of providing services related to the emergency communications system under ORS 403.105 (Definitions for ORS 305.823 and 403.105 to 403.250) to 403.250 (Primary public safety answering points), the district shall consist of the 9-1-1 service area that is served by a public safety answering point. A district may include more than one city and county.

(2) Before a petition for formation of a district to provide services related to the emergency communications system is filed with the county board of the principal county under ORS 198.800 (Formation petition), the petition shall be approved by indorsement thereon by two-thirds of the governing bodies of all public or private safety agencies representing two-thirds of the population included within the proposed district.

(3) A county governing body shall not adopt an order under ORS 198.835 (Order for formation of district in single county) for formation of a district to provide services related to the emergency communications system unless the governing body first obtains written approval for the formation of the district from two-thirds of the governing bodies of all public or private safety agencies representing two-thirds of the population included within the proposed district.

(4) As used in this section, public or private safety agency has the meaning given that term by ORS 403.105 (Definitions for ORS 305.823 and 403.105 to 403.250). [1987 c.525 §3; 1989 c.793 §25; 1993 c.441 §2; 2015 c.247 §35]