2017 ORS 294.645¹
Consideration of budget by commission
  • certifying objections or recommendations to levying board
  • procedure where municipality holds hearing in place of commission

(1) After the hearings have been held the commission shall carefully consider the proposed budgets and shall by majority vote of the members of the commission certify in writing to the levying board of any municipal corporation, on or before June 25 of each fiscal year, or on or before June 25 of the first fiscal year of a budget period, any objections which the commission may have to the adoption of the budget, or any item therein, or any recommendations which the commission may desire to make regarding the budget. If the commission does not desire to make any recommendations or objections, it shall certify that fact to the levying board. The responsibility of the commission shall be advisory only.

(2) Certification of a budget for a municipal corporation holding its own hearing shall be made in the same manner as required by subsection (1) of this section, except that any recommendations or objections shall be certified to the levying board prior to the date of the hearing. [Amended by 1961 c.678 §5; 1963 c.576 §38; 1999 c.632 §17; 2001 c.135 §29]

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 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.