ORS 554.590¹
Articles of amendment
  • filing
  • effective date

(1) If an application to include or exclude lands is approved, articles of amendment shall set forth:

(a) The name of the corporation.

(b) A reference to the provision in the original or amended articles of the corporation affected and a statement of the particular land by legal subdivisions so far as possible and otherwise by tracts or lots of duly platted land or by metes and bounds, with the acreage thereof and the name of the owner as shown by the records of the county, included or excluded by the amendment.

(c) The date the members approved the inclusion or exclusion of the land.

(2) The articles of amendment shall be submitted to the Office of the Secretary of State for filing. The requirements for filing a document under ORS 554.005 (Filing requirements) apply to articles of amendment under this section.

(3) From the date that the Secretary of State files the articles of amendment, the lands described in the amendment shall be included or excluded from the corporation as recited in the amendment.

(4) The corporation shall file a true copy of the articles of amendment with the county recording officer of the county where the land included or excluded by the amendment is situated. [1963 c.103 §10; 1971 c.200 §11; 1987 c.94 §159]

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/­Archive/­2007ors554.­pdf (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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