2017 ORS 221.902¹
City officers
  • elective
  • appointive
  • terms

(1) The mayor, alderpersons, recorder, treasurer, and marshal of a municipal corporation organized under sections 1 to 6, pages 119 to 123, Oregon Laws 1893, shall be elected to two-year terms by the electors of the city. Each term of office commences on the first Monday in January next following the general election and expires on the day immediately preceding the first Monday in January next following the subsequent general election.

(2) The council may appoint an attorney, a superintendent of streets, a civil engineer, a municipal judge and police and other subordinate officers, and fix their compensation. These officers shall hold office during the pleasure of the council. [Amended by 1981 c.173 §8; 1983 c.350 §29; 1999 c.788 §53; 2003 c.14 §105]

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 221—Organization and Government of Cities, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors221.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
2 OregonLaws.org contains the con­tents of Volume 21 of the ORS, inserted along­side the per­tin­ent statutes. See the preface to the ORS An­no­ta­tions for more information.
3 OregonLaws.org assembles these lists by analyzing references between Sections. Each listed item refers back to the current Section in its own text. The result reveals relationships in the code that may not have otherwise been apparent.