2015 ORS § 370.010¹
Authority to issue bonds

(1) Any county may issue bonds for the purpose of raising money to be used for the construction and maintenance of permanent roads in that county.

(2) All moneys raised under the provisions of this chapter shall be used in constructing permanent public roads in that county, which roads, except as otherwise provided by law, shall be constructed by the county court under its exclusive jurisdiction and such expert assistants as it may employ.