2007 ORS 554.530¹
  • contents
  • deposit
  • filing

The application of the landowner shall:

(1) Be in writing and certified by the applicant.

(2) State the legal description of the land the applicant wishes either included in or excluded from the corporation.

(3) Contain a brief statement of the reason for request of the inclusion or exclusion of the lands of the landowner, and if the request is to include lands, a statement that the lands will be benefited by being included in the corporation.

(4) Be accompanied by a deposit in an amount to be determined by the corporation to pay the expenses of holding a meeting of the members to consider the application, including the cost of publishing notice of the meeting. After payment of such expenses, the balance of such deposit, if any, shall be returned to the applicant by the corporation.

(5) Be filed with the officer or clerk in charge of the principal office of the corporation. [1963 c.103 §4]

Chapter 554

Notes of Decisions

Water improve­ment district formed under this chapter is unit of govern­ment for purposes of filing suit under ORS 305.583 (Interested taxpayer petitions for certain determinations), but is not "govern­mental unit" within meaning of sec­tion 11b, Article XI of Oregon Constitu­tion. Comeaux v. Water Wonderland Improve­ment Dist., 12 OTR 132 (1992), aff'd 315 Or 562, 847 P2d 841 (1993)

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Authority of State Land Board to enter into nonprofit wa­ter supply district corpora­tion, (1978) Vol 38, p 2199

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 554—Corporations for Irrigation, Drainage, Water Supply or Flood Control, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­554.­html (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2007, Chapter 554, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­554ano.­htm (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
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