ORS 225.470¹
Authority of city to acquire interest in power facilities

In addition to the powers otherwise conferred on cities of this state, a city that owns or operates an electric light and power system, or a city that owns or operates an electric cogeneration facility as defined in ORS 758.505 (Definitions for ORS 758.505 to 758.555), may plan, finance, construct, acquire, operate, own and maintain an undivided interest in common facilities within or without the state jointly with one or more other cities, with one or more districts, with one or more electric cooperatives or with one or more persons, or with any combination of such cities, districts, electric cooperatives or persons, and may make such plans and enter into such contracts and agreements as are necessary or appropriate for such joint planning, financing, construction, acquisition, operation, ownership or maintenance. [1967 c.603 §4; 1979 c.151 §2; 1993 c.141 §2; 1999 c.865 §36; 2001 c.733 §4]

Notes of Decisions

If cities and PUDs otherwise had authority to enter Participants' Agree­ment with WPPSS, enact­ment of Thermal Power Facilities Act did not supersede or restrict that authority, except for policy against financing an­oth­er participant's share. DeFazio v. WPPSS, 296 Or 550, 679 P2d 1316 (1984)

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 225—Municipal Utilities, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­225.­html (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2007, Chapter 225, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­225ano.­htm (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
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.
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