2007 ORS 268.020¹

As used in this chapter:

(1) "District" means a metropolitan service district established under this chapter.

(2) "District charter" means a home rule charter enacted by the electors of a district under section 14, Article XI, Oregon Constitution.

(3) "Metropolitan area" means that area which on October 4, 1997, lies within the boundaries of Clackamas, Multnomah and Washington Counties.

(4) "Improvement" means the facilities and other property constructed, erected or acquired by and to be used in the performance of services authorized to be performed by a district.

(5) "Metropolitan significance" means having major or significant district-wide impact.

(6) "Person" means a public body as defined in ORS 174.109 ("Public body" defined), individual, corporation, partnership, association, firm, trust, estate or any other legal entity.

(7) "Regional framework plan" means the Metro regional framework plan defined in ORS 197.015 (Definitions for ORS chapters 195, 196 and 197) and any district ordinances that implement the plan. [1969 c.700 §2; 1977 c.665 §2; 1979 c.531 §3; 1987 c.349 §1; 1997 c.833 §4; 2003 c.802 §97]

Chapter 268

Notes of Decisions

Limita­tion of chapter ap­pli­ca­bil­i­ty to statutorily defined area within boundaries of Clackamas, Multnomah and Washington counties and preclusion of forma­tion of addi­tional metropolitan service districts in state, did not create corpora­tion by special law in viola­tion of Const. Art. XI sec 2. Reilley v. Secretary of State, 288 Or 573, 607 P2d 162 (1980)

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Authority of district to borrow waste disposal planning funds from Environ­mental Quality Commission, (1972) Vol 35, p 1117; Motor Vehicle Emission Control Inspec­tion Program funding, (1974) Vol 37, p 130

Law Review Cita­tions

51 OLR 53 (1971)

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 268—Metropolitan Service Districts, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­268.­html (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2007, Chapter 268, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­268ano.­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.