2017 ORS 294.710¹
Procedures for establishing commission
  • annual appropriations

(1) Any county with a population of less than 500,000 inhabitants, based on the most recently available data published or officially provided by the Portland State University Population Research Center, may establish, with the approval of a majority of its electors voting on the question, a tax supervising and conservation commission that substantially conforms to the provisions of ORS 294.605 (Definitions for ORS 294.605 to 294.705) to 294.705 (Tax supervising and conservation commission fund).

(2) Any county with a population of 500,000 or more inhabitants, based on the most recently available data published or officially provided by the Portland State University Population Research Center, may establish a tax supervising and conservation commission that substantially conforms to the provisions of ORS 294.605 (Definitions for ORS 294.605 to 294.705) to 294.705 (Tax supervising and conservation commission fund) provided the county obtains the approval of a majority of the members of its governing body voting on the question.

(3) Notwithstanding ORS 294.630 (Tax supervising and conservation commission account), a county under this section may establish its own maximum annual appropriation to a tax supervising and conservation commission in the ordinance creating the commission. [1977 c.431 §1; 1991 c.80 §3; 2005 c.750 §5]

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.
 
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