ORS 267.135¹
General manager
  • qualifications
  • term
  • removal

(1) The board shall appoint a general manager on the basis of the qualifications of the general manager with special reference to the actual experience in or knowledge of accepted practices in respect to the duties of the office of the general manager. A general manager shall hold office for an indefinite term and may be removed by the board only by an affirmative vote of a majority of the members.

(2) Before a general manager is removed, the general manager shall upon demand be given a written statement of the reasons for removal. If requested, the general manager shall be given an open hearing at a meeting of the board before the final vote for removal. However, the board may by resolution suspend the general manager from office pending a hearing. The action of the board in suspending or removing a general manager, if approved by a majority of the members of the board, may be reconsidered by the board but is otherwise final and not subject to appeal. [1969 c.643 §14]

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Authority of mass transit district's district board to refer ordinance to voters, (1979) Vol 40, p 167

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 267—Mass Transit Districts; Transportation Districts, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­Archive/­2007ors267.­pdf (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2007, Chapter 267, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­267ano.­htm (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
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