ORS 372.200¹
District commissioners
  • qualifications
  • appointment

(1) The power given to districts, except as otherwise provided by this chapter, is vested in and shall be exercised by a board of five commissioners. Except as provided by ORS 372.210 (Organization), each commissioner shall be appointed to serve for a term of four years. The order by which the county board proclaims the formation of the district shall appoint five commissioners to serve as the first board of the district.

(2) Each commissioner shall be an elector of the district.

(3) Notwithstanding subsection (2) of this section, if there are fewer than 10 electors registered in the district, the county board may appoint as commissioner any owner of land within the district who also is an elector of the state as defined in ORS 246.012 (Definitions). [Amended by 1971 c.514 §20; 1983 c.48 §1]

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 372—Highway Lighting Districts, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors372.­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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