ORS 294.463¹
Transfers of appropriations within fund or between funds

Subject to the provisions of the charter of a city or county or a law relating to municipal corporations:

(1) Except as provided in subsection (2) of this section, transfers of appropriations may be made within a fund when authorized by ordinance or resolution of the governing body of a municipal corporation. The ordinance or resolution must state the need for the transfer, the purpose for the authorized expenditure and the amount transferred.

(2) Transfers of general operating contingency appropriations that in aggregate during a fiscal year or budget period exceed 15 percent of the total appropriations of the fund contained in the original budget adopted by the governing body of the municipal corporation for the fiscal year or budget period may be made only after adoption of a supplemental budget prepared for the purpose.

(3) Transfers of appropriations or of appropriations and an equal amount of budget resources may be made between funds of the municipal corporation when authorized by ordinance or resolution of the governing body. The ordinance or resolution must state the need for the transfer, the purpose for the authorized expenditures in the appropriation and the amount transferred.

(4) This section applies only to transfers made after a budget has been approved and during the fiscal year or budget period for which the appropriations are made. [Formerly 294.450]

(formerly 294.450)

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Distribu­tion of earnings from invest­ment of money in the custody of the county treasurer, (1971) Vol 35, p 1020; school districts expenditure of funds set aside for potential unemploy­ment insurance liability for operating the district, (1976) Vol 38, p 304

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 (2019) (last ac­cessed May 16, 2020).
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2019, Chapter 294, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano294.­html (2019) (last ac­cessed May 16, 2020).
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