2017 ORS 199.745¹
First governing body of city-county

(1) The first members of the governing body of the city-county shall be nominated and elected in the manner and at the times prescribed by the city-county charter.

(2) The county clerk shall arrange for, give notice of and conduct the election. The county shall bear the expense of the election.

(3) The charter shall prescribe the date on which the city-county comes into existence and shall include necessary transitional provisions. The charter may provide that it will become effective for specified purposes immediately upon the proclamation of the results of the election on the adoption of the charter. [1971 c.731 §9; 1973 c.745 §3a]

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 199—County Consolidation, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors199.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
2 OregonLaws.org contains the con­tents of Volume 21 of the ORS, inserted along­side the per­tin­ent statutes. See the preface to the ORS An­no­ta­tions for more information.
3 OregonLaws.org assembles these lists by analyzing references between Sections. Each listed item refers back to the current Section in its own text. The result reveals relationships in the code that may not have otherwise been apparent.