ORS 450.045¹
Board members
  • qualifications
  • first terms

(1) The power and authority given a sanitary district, except as otherwise provided, shall be exercised by a board of three or five members, according to the number set forth in the petition for formation.

(2) A person is qualified to be a member of the board if the person is an elector of or owner in the district.

(3) If the first board to be elected has three members:

(a) The terms of the candidates receiving the highest and second highest votes expire June 30 next following the second regular district election.

(b) The term of the candidate receiving the third highest vote expires June 30 next following the first regular district election.

(4) If the first board to be elected has five members:

(a) The terms of the candidates receiving the first, second and third highest votes expire June 30 next following the second regular district election.

(b) The term of the candidate receiving the fourth or fifth highest vote expires June 30 next following the first regular district election. [Amended by 1955 c.442 §6; 1971 c.647 §83; 1971 c.727 §§120,195; 1973 c.796 §62; 1975 c.647 §34; 1983 c.83 §88; 1983 c.350 §262; 2007 c.168 §1]

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Validity of freeholder qualifica­tion, (1972) Vol 35, p 1137

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Provision of sewer service to prop­erty outside boundaries of sanitary districts, (1980) Vol 41, p 183

Chapter 450

Notes of Decisions

Where city with home rule charter enacted ordinance imposing franchise fee on sanitary authority for use of city’s rights-of-way, ordinance operates concurrently with state law and is not preempted. Rogue Valley Sewer Services v. City of Phoenix, 262 Or App 183, 329 P3d 1 (2014), aff’d 357 Or 437, 353 P3d 581 (2015)

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 450—Sanitary Districts and Authorities; Water Authorities, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors450.­html (2019) (last ac­cessed May 16, 2020).
 
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2019, Chapter 450, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano450.­html (2019) (last ac­cessed May 16, 2020).
 
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.
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