2017 ORS 376.725¹
Resolution for establishment of mall
  • general contents of resolution

When the legislative body shall determine that the public interest and convenience require the establishment of a pedestrian mall and that vehicular traffic will not be unduly inconvenienced thereby, it may adopt a resolution declaring its intention to establish such pedestrian mall. Such resolution shall contain:

(1) The determination and declaration referred to above.

(2) A general description of the city streets, or portions thereof, which are proposed to be established as a pedestrian mall.

(3) A general description of the mall intersections.

(4) A general description of the intersecting streets.

(5) A statement that the legislative body proposes to adopt an ordinance prohibiting, in whole or in part, vehicular traffic on such pedestrian mall. If vehicular traffic is proposed to be prohibited only in part, the resolution shall also contain a general statement of the exceptions proposed to be made. Such exceptions may include exceptions in favor of public, emergency, utility and other classes of vehicles, may include exceptions in favor of all or certain classes of vehicles during certain days or during portions of days, and may include other exceptions of any kind or nature.

(6) A general statement of the source or sources of moneys proposed to be used to pay damages, if any, allowed or awarded to any property owner by reason of the establishment of the pedestrian mall.

(7) A day, hour and place for the hearing by the legislative body of protests and objections to the establishment of the proposed pedestrian mall, and a statement that any and all persons having any objection to the establishment of the proposed pedestrian mall may file a written protest with the city recorder at any time not later than the hour so fixed for the hearing.

(8) A statement that any person owning or having any legal or equitable interest in any real property which might suffer legal damage by reason of the establishment of the proposed pedestrian mall may file a written claim of damages with the city recorder at any time not later than the hour so fixed for hearing; that such written claim must describe the real property as to which the claim is made, must state the exact nature of the claimant’s interest therein, must state the nature of the claimed damage thereto, and must state the amount of damages claimed. [1961 c.666 §6]

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Applica­tion of Ballot Measure 47 (Oregon Constitu­tion Article XI, sec­tion 11 g) to issuance of bonds for specific local improve­ments, (1996) Vol 48, p 67

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 376—Ways of Necessity; Special Ways; Pedestrian Malls, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors376.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
 
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2017, Chapter 376, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano376.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
 
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