ORS 334.690¹
State board as boundary board
  • criteria for reorganization
  • filing boundary change

(1) The State Board of Education shall constitute the boundary board for education service districts. In examining any proposal to reorganize education service districts, the state board shall consider whether the proposed district would have the following characteristics:

(a) A student population of at least 10,000 students or would have such a student population in the foreseeable future;

(b) The ability to support the staff necessary to provide a wide array of services;

(c) Boundaries that reflect the area’s sense of community, and take into account topography, climate and highway patterns so that there is reasonable access to all areas within the region;

(d) A distance of no more than two and one-half hours’ driving time between the regional office or suboffice and the most remote school; and

(e) At least one publicly supported, post-secondary institution within the region.

(2) 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). [1993 c.784 §20; 2001 c.138 §15]

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 334—Education Service Districts, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­Archive/­2007ors334.­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.
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. Currency Information