2015 ORS § 294.052¹
  • investment by municipality of proceeds of bonds

(1) As used in this section:

(a) Bond has the meaning given that term in ORS 287A.001 (Definitions for ORS chapter 287A).

(b) Municipality means a unit of local government within Oregon including, but not limited to, cities, counties, school districts, special districts, public corporations and intergovernmental corporations organized under the authority of ORS 190.010 (Authority of local governments to make intergovernmental agreement).

(2) Notwithstanding ORS 294.135 (Investment maturity dates) or 294.145 (Prohibited conduct for custodial officer) or any other law or charter provision, a municipality may invest proceeds of bonds and amounts held in a bond payment reserve or proceeds fund or account in float agreements, debt service deposit agreements, forward investment agreements, guaranteed investment contracts or other investment agreements if the agreements or contracts:

(a) Produce a guaranteed rate of return;

(b) Are fully collateralized by direct obligations of, or obligations guaranteed by, the United States; and

(c) Require that the collateral be held by the municipality, an agent of the municipality or a third-party safekeeping agent. [1999 c.559 §21; 2001 c.537 §7; 2007 c.783 §117]