ORS 411.155¹
Duties of county public welfare boards

The county public welfare board shall:

(1) Receive information and complaints from local citizens and may at its discretion transmit such complaints to the Department of Human Services on matters relating to public assistance programs. The department shall, if requested, investigate and report on its findings pursuant to any complaint presented to it by a county public welfare board.

(2) Evaluate the effectiveness of public welfare programs in relation to local needs, determine the need and develop locally sponsored programs to augment public welfare programs, interpret public welfare programs and inform the public.

(3) Confer with local welfare offices on selection of special local programs, budget, eligibility for assistance, and other matters which will assist local offices in effectively serving local needs.

(4) Recommend changes, if any are needed, in the program or delivery of services to improve the department’s response to local problems. [1971 c.779 §70]

Chapter 411

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Public Welfare Division records showing cost of medical services to welfare recipients as public records, (1972) Vol 35, p 1143

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 411—Adult and Family Services; Public Assistance, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­Archive/­2007ors411.­pdf (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
 
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2007, Chapter 411, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­411ano.­htm (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
 
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