ORS 334.730¹
Joint meeting
  • zoning
  • election of new directors

Except as provided in ORS 255.400 (Definitions for ORS 255.400 to 255.424) to 255.424 (Notice requirements to bring action):

(1) Immediately after the order to join two or more education service districts together, the boards of directors of all education service districts within the boundaries of the new district shall meet together upon the call of the chairperson of the board of the most populous district. Notwithstanding ORS 334.025 (Number of board members) or ORS chapter 255, the joint board of directors shall divide the new district into as many zones as the board considers necessary, but not fewer than seven nor more than 11. The zones shall be as nearly equal in population as may be practicable. If possible, the joint board shall establish the zones so that each county within the new education service district, the majority of the land area of which lies within the boundaries of the education service district, has at least one member on the board.

(2) Within 90 days after the zones required in subsection (1) of this section are established, the joint board of directors shall call a special election in the new district for the purpose of electing directors, one of whom shall be elected from each zone established under subsection (1) of this section by the electors of the zone. [1963 c.544 §50e; 1965 c.100 §208; 1967 c.145 §1; 1975 c.770 §44; 1983 c.350 §188; 2001 c.518 §9; 2019 c.449 §34]

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 334—Education Service Districts, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors334.­html (2019) (last ac­cessed May 16, 2020).
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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