2017 ORS 376.805¹
Payment of damages and other expenses from sources other than assessments and bonds

Notwithstanding the fact that the proceedings under ORS 376.705 (Definitions for ORS 376.705 to 376.825) to 376.825 (Improvements on mall) have provided that assessments are to be levied as contemplated by ORS 376.735 (Contents of resolution when landowners to be paid for damages by assessments on benefited property), the legislative body, at any time and either before or after the adoption of the resolution provided for in ORS 376.780 (Resolution after hearing) (1), may determine that such assessments shall not be levied. In lieu thereof the legislative body may provide for the payment of all or any part of the amounts referred to in ORS 376.790 (Assessment of damages and other expenses against benefited lands), out of general funds of the city or out of any other available funds. [1961 c.666 §30]

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).
3 OregonLaws.org assembles these lists by analyzing references between Sections. Each listed item refers back to the current Section in its own text. The result reveals relationships in the code that may not have otherwise been apparent.