ORS 198.792¹
District formation or annexation proceedings to relieve public health danger

(1) Proceedings may be initiated by the county board or any other public agency in accordance with ORS 431.705 (Definitions for ORS 431.705 to 431.760) to 431.760 (Certain persons prohibited from participating in proceedings):

(a) To annex the affected territory to a district, as defined by ORS 431.705 (Definitions for ORS 431.705 to 431.760); or

(b) To form a metropolitan service district as authorized by ORS chapter 268, or a county service district as authorized by ORS chapter 451, to include the affected territory.

(2) The findings of the Director of Human Services when filed with the county board in accordance with ORS 431.735 (Director's authority under ORS 431.705 to 431.760) or 431.750 (Commission review of alternative plan) shall be considered a petition for the purposes of ORS 198.705 (Definitions for ORS 198.705 to 198.955) to 198.955 (Disposition of assets). The county board of the principal county shall conduct proceedings in accordance with the findings and order of the director and with ORS 198.705 (Definitions for ORS 198.705 to 198.955) to 198.955 (Disposition of assets).

(3) In proceedings described by subsection (1) of this section, the county board shall determine whether the affected territory shall be included in a new district or annexed to an existing district. The county board shall not inquire into the need for the proposed service facilities or adjust the boundaries of the affected territory. ORS 198.805 (Conduct of hearing) (2), and the provisions of ORS 198.810 (Order for formation) and 198.815 (Election on formation) providing for an election on the formation of or annexation to a district, do not apply to proceedings under this section. [1973 c.361 §14]

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Disposi­tion of district prop­erty upon dissolu­tion, (1972) Vol 35, p 1059; dissolu­tion of insolvent district, (1972) Vol 35, p 1117

Chapter 198

Atty. Gen. Opinions

When rural fire protec­tion district may levy taxes on prop­erty within a forest protec­tion district, (1972) Vol 36, p 71

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 198—Special Districts Generally, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­Archive/­2007ors198.­pdf (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2007, Chapter 198, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­198ano.­htm (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
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