Purpose and conduct of hearing
- • written findings of fact
- • rules
(1) The hearing shall be for the sole purpose of determining whether a danger to public health exists due to conditions in the affected territory. It may be conducted by one or more members of the staff of the Department of Human Services to whom authority to conduct such a hearing is delegated. It shall proceed in accordance with rules which may be established by the department. Any person who may be affected by the finding, including residents of the city, may be heard. Within 60 days following the hearing, the person conducting the hearing shall prepare and submit to the department written findings of fact and recommendations based thereon. The department shall publish a notice of the issuance of such findings and recommendations in the newspaper utilized for the notice of hearing under ORS 222.870 (Hearing in affected territory), advising of the opportunity for presentation of a petition under subsection (2) of this section.
(2) Within 15 days after the publication of notice of issuance of findings in accordance with subsection (1) of this section any person who may be affected by the findings, including residents of the city, or the affected city, may petition the Director of Human Services according to rules of the department to present written or oral arguments on the proposal. If a petition is received the director may set a time and place for receipt of argument. [1967 c.624 §7; 1973 c.637 §6; 1975 c.639 §5; 1983 c.407 §7]
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