2017 ORS 285B.437¹
Contract with municipality
  • required provisions
  • repayment

(1) If the Oregon Infrastructure Finance Authority approves assistance from the Special Public Works Fund for a project, the authority, on behalf of the state, and the municipality may enter into a contract to implement the assistance. The contract shall include:

(a) A provision that the liability of the state under the contract is contingent upon the availability of moneys in the Special Public Works Fund for use in the project;

(b) If any portion of the assistance is in the form of a loan or the purchase of a bond of a municipality, a provision granting the authority a lien on or a security interest in the collateral as determined by the authority to be necessary to secure repayment of the loan or bond; and

(c) Other provisions as the authority considers necessary or appropriate to implement the assistance.

(2) When the authority approves financial assistance under ORS 285B.410 (Definitions for ORS 285B.410 to 285B.482) to 285B.482 (Revenue bonds as parity bonds) for a project, the authority shall pay moneys for the project from the Special Public Works Fund in accordance with the terms of the contract.

(3) Notwithstanding any other provision of law or any restriction on indebtedness contained in a charter, a municipality may borrow from the Special Public Works Fund by entering into a contract with the authority. The contract may be repaid from:

(a) The revenues of the project, including special assessment revenues;

(b) Amounts withheld under ORS 285B.449 (Effect of failure to comply or default) (1);

(c) The general fund of the municipality; or

(d) Any other source.

(4) A loan contract authorized under subsection (3) of this section shall be authorized by an ordinance, order or resolution adopted by the governing body of the municipality. [Formerly 285.717; 2001 c.883 §30d; 2003 c.773 §35; 2005 c.835 §12; 2009 c.830 §99]

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 285B—Economic Development Ii, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors285B.­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.