2017 ORS 285B.581¹
Repayment plans
  • required provisions
  • loan contract
  • sources for repayment

(1) Any loan of moneys to a municipality by the state shall include a plan for repayment by the municipality of moneys borrowed from the Water Fund for a water project and interest on those moneys at a rate expressly specified. The repayment plan:

(a) Shall provide for evidence of debt assurance of, and security for, repayment by the municipality as is considered necessary by the Oregon Infrastructure Finance Authority.

(b) May set forth the allocation of special assessments or contractual responsibilities among the owners of benefited properties for repayment to the municipality of the amount of the loan.

(c) May not exceed the usable life of the contracted project or 30 years from the year of project completion, whichever is less.

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

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

(b) Amounts withheld under ORS 285B.599 (Effect of failure to repay to Water Fund);

(c) The general fund of the municipality; or

(d) Any other source.

(3) A loan contract authorized under subsection (2) of this section may provide that a portion of the proceeds of the loan be applied to fund a reserve fund to secure the repayment of the loan or secure the repayment of revenue bonds issued to fund the loan.

(4) A loan contract authorized under subsection (2) of this section shall be authorized by an ordinance, order or resolution adopted by the governing body of the municipality. [Formerly 285.956; 2001 c.883 §39; 2005 c.835 §22; 2009 c.830 §125; 2013 c.404 §1]

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.
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