2015 ORS 334.240¹
District budget
  • budget committee
  • audits

(1) Except as provided in subsection (2) of this section, the education service district board shall be subject in all respects to ORS 294.305 (Sections constituting Local Budget Law) to 294.565 (Failure to file copy of required budget, reports or other documents), except that in addition to other qualifications, members of the budget committee who are not members of the education service district board shall be members of component school district boards within the education service district or shall be designees of a school district board.

(2) Notwithstanding ORS 294.414 (Budget committee) and 294.423 (Governing body of certain municipal corporations to be budget committee), a majority of the members of the budget committee of an education service district must consist of members of the component school district boards or designees of a school district board. The budget committee may meet to conduct business if the education service district board is unable to fill all of the positions on the budget committee.

(3) The budget committee shall prepare a budget for the operational and administrative expenses of the education service district. The budget shall include amounts necessary to provide services required by the local service plan of the district developed under ORS 334.175 (Core services). The budget must be adopted by the board of the education service district.

(4) The board of the education service district shall ensure that an annual audit of the accounts of the education service district is prepared in accordance with the Municipal Audit Law, as provided in ORS 297.405 (Definitions for ORS 297.020, 297.230, 297.405 to 297.740 and 297.990) to 297.555 (Short title) and 297.990 (Penalties). [1957 c.678 §12; 1963 c.544 §37; 1965 c.100 §185; 1981 c.131 §10; 1993 c.784 §16a; 1995 c.611 §17; 1999 c.1054 §2; 2005 c.828 §5; 2011 c.705 §12]

Notes of Decisions

[Former] ORS 334.262 limits authority of educa­tion service district, under this sec­tion and local budget law, to levy taxes in support of its budget for opera­tional, administrative and resolu­tion services. Petersen v. IED Columbia Co, 7 OTR 460 (1978)

Atty. Gen. Opinions

District financing of operating budget and equaliza­tion, (1975) Vol 37, p 401

Atty. Gen. Opinions

District financing of operating budget and equaliza­tion, (1975) Vol 37, p 401


1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 334—Education Service Districts, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors334.­html (2015) (last ac­cessed Jul. 16, 2016).
 
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2015, Chapter 334, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano334.­html (2015) (last ac­cessed Jul. 16, 2016).
 
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