ORS 371.410¹
Formation of road assessment district in counties with 19,000 to 25,000 population
  • effect of population increase

(1) A road assessment district may be formed in any county having a population of 19,000 and not more than 25,000, as shown by the decennial federal census, and shall consist of an area of more than 20,000 acres or an assessed valuation of taxable property of not less than $1 million, according to the last county assessment roll. A road assessment district may be formed to provide for the improvement, repair or reconstruction of the public roads within such area of land.

(2) A road assessment district formed under subsection (1) of this section shall continue in existence under the provisions of ORS 371.405 (Definitions for ORS 371.405 to 371.535) to 371.535 (Disposition of funds of dissolved district) notwithstanding a growth in population exceeding 25,000, as shown by a subsequent decennial federal census, in the county where the road district was formed. [Amended by 1955 c.227 §2; 1971 c.727 §104; 1981 c.69 §1]

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Effect of popula­tion increase exceeding 25,000 on road assess­ment district authority, (1979) Vol 40, p 130

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 371—Road Districts and Road Assessment Plans, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­Archive/­2007ors371.­pdf (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2007, Chapter 371, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­371ano.­htm (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
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