ORS 279C.330¹
"Findings" defined

As used in ORS 279C.335 (Competitive bidding), 279C.345 (Specifications for contracts) and 279C.350 (Exemption procedure), "findings" means the justification for a contracting agency conclusion that includes, but is not limited to, information regarding:

(1) Operational, budget and financial data;

(2) Public benefits;

(3) Value engineering;

(4) Specialized expertise required;

(5) Public safety;

(6) Market conditions;

(7) Technical complexity; and

(8) Funding sources. [2003 c.794 §102]

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 279C—Public Contracting - Public Improvements and Related Contracts, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­Archive/­2007ors279C.­pdf (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
2 OregonLaws.org contains the con­tents of Volume 21 of the ORS, inserted along­side the per­tin­ent statutes. See the preface to the ORS An­no­ta­tions for more information.
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