ORS 777.112¹
Contracts or intergovernmental agreements between ports and others

(1) A port may enter into intergovernmental agreements under ORS chapter 190:

(a) To provide facilities or services that any of the parties to the agreement might provide or perform separately for the improvement or maintenance of the bays, harbors and channels of the Columbia River and other Oregon rivers and streams; or

(b) To exercise the powers that any of the parties to the agreement has to control the use of the waters, shores and banks thereof.

(2) Any port may enter into a contract with any person or into an intergovernmental agreement under ORS chapter 190 for the use and control of water for promoting erosion control, pollution control or otherwise protecting, maintaining and enhancing waters within the boundaries of the port district.

(3) Expenses incurred or revenues received in the performance of a contract or agreement entered into under subsections (1) and (2) of this section shall be allocated among the parties as the contract or agreement shall provide. [1961 c.367 §3; 1971 c.691 §1; 1971 c.728 §139; 2003 c.802 §150]

Atty. Gen. Opinions

The port's authority to interfere with the state's proprietary rights in its submerged or submersible lands, (1972) Vol 36, p 150

Law Review Cita­tions

51 OLR 53 (1971)

Chapter 777

Notes of Decisions

Port district's power to formulate rules and regula­tions to prevent estuary and stream pollu­tion within its boundaries did not give it standing to object to power supply contract between Bonneville Power Administra­tion and proposed aluminum plant. Port of Astoria v. Hodel, 595 F2d 467 (1979)

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 777—Ports Generally, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­Archive/­2007ors777.­pdf (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2007, Chapter 777, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­777ano.­htm (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
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