2017 ORS 261.225¹
State agencies and private utilities to provide new district certain information

(1) The State Department of Energy, the Public Utility Commission of Oregon and any privately owned utility serving the affected territory shall cooperate in providing information and data as requested by a people’s utility district for construction or acquisition of the initial utility system.

(2) As requested, the State Department of Energy and the Public Utility Commission of Oregon shall provide copies of records on file pertinent to the operation of a utility system.

(3) As requested, the privately owned utility serving the affected territory shall provide data and records regarding the affected territory including:

(a) Peak load and monthly variations of load required to serve the territory;

(b) Load requirements of various classifications of users;

(c) Gross revenue;

(d) Distribution costs, including operation, maintenance and debt retirement;

(e) Inventory of assets by type and value;

(f) List of customers with customer addresses;

(g) Amount of money loaned to each customer for conservation activity; and

(h) Replacement value of an investor owned utility’s unreimbursed investment in energy efficiency measures and installations within the territory. [1979 c.558 §15; 1991 c.358 §4]

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Notes of Decisions

People’s utility district does not possess exclusive right to provide service within boundaries of district. Douglas Electric Cooperative v. Central Lincoln People’s Utility District, 164 Or App 251, 991 P2d 1060 (1999), Sup Ct review denied

Atty. Gen. Opinions

County clerk’s and county governing body’s duty to determine validity of voters’ peti­tion to form people’s utility district, (1980) Vol 40, p 367

Law Review Cita­tions

7 EL 315 (1977); 16 WLR 549 (1979)

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 261—People’s Utility Districts, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors261.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
 
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2017, Chapter 261, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano261.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
 
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.