ORS 294.430¹
Hearing by governing body on budget document as approved by budget committee
  • alternative procedure in certain cases

(1) Except as provided in subsections (2) and (3) of this section, the governing body of a municipal corporation shall meet at the time and place designated in the notice of meeting required by ORS 294.416 (Publication of budget summary, financial summary, statement of accounting basis and notices of meeting and availability of budget document) for the purpose of holding a public hearing on the budget document as approved by the budget committee. At the meeting any person may appear for or against any item in the budget document.

(2) Each municipal corporation having a population exceeding 200,000 and located in a county having a tax supervising and conservation commission, shall, in lieu of the meeting provided for in subsection (1) of this section, submit its budget document to the tax supervising and conservation commission of the county. The governing body of such municipal corporation or its representatives shall meet with the taxpayers thereof at a public hearing to be called and conducted by the tax supervising and conservation commission.

(3) Any municipal corporation having a population not exceeding 200,000 and located in a county having a tax supervising and conservation commission, may, in lieu of the meeting provided for in subsection (1) of this section, submit its budget document to the tax supervising and conservation commission of the county for a public hearing. The governing body of such municipal corporation or its representatives shall meet with the taxpayers thereof at a public hearing to be called and conducted by the tax supervising and conservation commission.

(4) If its territory lies in two or more counties, a municipal corporation subject to subsection (2) of this section shall, and a municipal corporation subject to subsection (3) of this section may, submit its budget document to the tax supervising and conservation commission for public hearing if the real market value of all property subject to taxation by the municipal corporation in the county with a commission is greater than the real market value of all property subject to taxation by the municipal corporation in any other county. Real market value is the real market value computed according to ORS 308.207 (Computation of real market value for taxing or bonding limitations) from the assessment rolls last in the process of collection. [1963 c.576 §24; 1969 c.155 §3; 1991 c.459 §8; 1997 c.308 §21]

Notes of Decisions

Tax court properly invalidated sanitary authority's proposed tax where authority had sufficient federal grant and other funds available to meet pay­ments due on its bonds without tax. Bashaw, Dept. of Rev. v. Bear Creek Valley San. Auth., 287 Or 113, 597 P2d 822 (1979)

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Budgeting deferred compensa­tion assets and liabilities, (1976) Vol 37, p 1284; exclusion of municipal financial activities with respect to urban renewal agency projects, (1977) Vol 38, p 1062

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 294—County and Municipal Financial Administration, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­Archive/­2007ors294.­pdf (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
 
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2007, Chapter 294, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­294ano.­htm (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
 
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