2017 ORS 294.448¹
Manner of publication
  • alternative requirements in certain cases

(1) If no newspaper is published in a municipal corporation the aggregate estimated budget expenditures of which do not exceed $100,000 for the ensuing fiscal year or $200,000 for the ensuing budget period, the municipal corporation may post the notice of the meeting and financial summary of the budget required under ORS 294.438 (Publication of notice of meeting, financial summary and budget summary) (1) in three conspicuous places in the municipal corporation for at least 20 days before the date of the meeting required under ORS 294.453 (Hearing by governing body on budget document as approved by budget committee).

(2) Notwithstanding ORS 294.438 (Publication of notice of meeting, financial summary and budget summary), a municipal corporation having a population exceeding 200,000 and located in a county having a tax supervising and conservation commission or a municipal corporation having a population not exceeding 200,000 that has not made an election under ORS 294.625 (Jurisdiction of commission) (2) and that requests the tax supervising and conservation commission to conduct the public hearing described in ORS 294.453 (Hearing by governing body on budget document as approved by budget committee) shall, not less than five days and not more than 30 days before the date of the meeting required under ORS 294.453 (Hearing by governing body on budget document as approved by budget committee), publish a notice stating:

(a) The date, time and place of the meeting required under ORS 294.453 (Hearing by governing body on budget document as approved by budget committee);

(b) The place where the complete budget document is available during regular business hours for inspection by the general public;

(c) Total budget requirements and taxes to be levied;

(d) Changes in the amount or rate of proposed ad valorem property taxes; and

(e) The place where copies of the complete budget or parts of the complete budget may be obtained. [Formerly 294.421]

Notes of Decisions

Tax court properly invalidated sanitary authority’s proposed tax where authority had sufficient federal grant and other funds available to meet pay­ments due on its bonds without tax. Bashaw, Dept. of Rev. v. Bear Creek Valley San. Auth., 287 Or 113, 597 P2d 822 (1979)

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Budgeting deferred compensa­tion assets and liabilities, (1976) Vol 37, p 1284; exclusion of municipal financial activities with respect to urban renewal agency projects, (1977) Vol 38, p 1062

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 294—County and Municipal Financial Administration, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors294.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
 
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2017, Chapter 294, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano294.­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.