ORS 198.979¹
Result of election at large or by zone
  • oath of office
  • vacancy
  • term of office

(1) If two or three board members of a heritage district are to be elected at a regular district election at large, the candidates receiving the highest number of votes shall be elected. If one or more board members are to be elected by zone, the candidate receiving the highest number of votes in each zone shall be elected.

(2) Each district board member elected shall take an oath of office and shall hold office from July 1, next following election.

(3) The district board shall fill any vacancy on the board as provided in ORS 198.320 (Filling of vacancies on boards of certain districts).

(4) The term of a district board member is four years. [2007 c.562 §7]

Note: See note under 198.973 (Definitions for ORS 198.973 to 198.989).

Chapter 198

Atty. Gen. Opinions

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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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