2017 ORS 261.415¹
Vacancy in office of director

(1) The office of director shall be considered vacant:

(a) Upon the failure of the person elected or appointed to the office to qualify for it not later than 30 days after the time the term of office commences;

(b) Upon the occurrence of any event listed in ORS 236.010 (Causes for vacancies in office); or

(c) Upon the incumbent’s absence from meetings of the board for 60 days without the consent of the board and upon the declaration by the board of the vacancy.

(2) Vacancies in the office of director occurring between elections shall be filled by the remaining members of the board, but when a vacancy exists for 30 days, or if the office is considered or declared vacant under subsection (1)(a) or (b) of this section, the Governor may fill the vacancy.

(3) Any person appointed to fill such vacancy by the board or the Governor shall hold office until the next general election and until a successor is elected and qualified. [Amended by 1959 c.142 §1; 1969 c.669 §4; 1989 c.503 §31; 2003 c.14 §128]

Chapter 261

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.