2007 ORS 456.090¹
Sufficiency of resolution
  • copy as evidence

(1) In any suit, action or proceeding involving the validity or enforcement of or relating to any contract of authority, the authority is conclusively deemed to have become established and authorized to transact business and exercise its powers upon proof of the adoption of a resolution by the governing body declaring the need for the authority. The resolution is deemed sufficient if it declares that there is a need for an authority and finds that the condition described in ORS 456.085 (Adopting resolution declaring need for authority) exists in the city or county, in substantially the terms used in that subsection, no further detail being necessary.

(2) A copy of such resolution duly certified by the clerk shall be admissible in evidence in any suit, action or proceeding. [Amended by 1995 c.445 §15]

Notes of Decisions

Housing Authorities Law and ORS chapter 457, governing crea­tion of urban renewal agencies, are parallel statutory schemes, and thus identical pro­vi­sions in the two acts will be given same effect. Housing Authority of Lane County v. Board of Commissioners, 35 Or App 785, 582 P2d 844 (1978), Sup Ct review denied

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 456—Housing, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­456.­html (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2007, Chapter 456, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­456ano.­htm (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
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