Board of commissioners after merger or consolidation
- • duties
- • terms
- • filing boundary change with county assessor and Department of Revenue
(1) Notwithstanding ORS 198.910 (Joint meeting of governing bodies of merged or consolidated districts and cities) and 198.915 (Election of board members at regular district election), when, at an election on consolidation or merger, a majority of the votes cast in each affected district is in favor of merger or consolidation or when merger or consolidation of districts is approved by a final order of a local government boundary commission, if all but one of the affected districts together contain fewer than 20 percent of the electors or owners of land within the successor or surviving district, the district board of the district containing the largest number of electors or owners of land shall serve as the district board of the surviving or successor district. The terms of office of members of the district board of the surviving or successor district chosen under this subsection shall not be affected by the merger or consolidation.
(2) The board selected under subsection (1) of this section or ORS 198.912 (Apportionment of board members for certain surviving or successor districts) shall immediately meet as required by ORS 198.910 (Joint meeting of governing bodies of merged or consolidated districts and cities), organize as provided by this chapter and, by resolution, declare the districts merged or consolidated. In areas outside the jurisdiction of a local government boundary commission, the merger or consolidation is complete from the date of adoption of the resolution. Within the jurisdiction of a local government boundary commission, the merger or consolidation takes effect as provided in ORS 199.480 (Filing of major boundary change order) (1)(c).
(3) For purposes of ad valorem taxation, a boundary change must be filed in final approved form with the county assessor and the Department of Revenue as provided in ORS 308.225 (Boundary change or proposed boundary change). [1983 c.195 §2; 1997 c.590 §3; 2001 c.138 §8]
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