ORS 450.055¹
Board officers
  • term
  • vacancy

(1) The officers of the district shall be the district board, consisting of three or five members, and a secretary appointed by the board.

(2) Except as to those members of the board who are elected on formation and those members who are elected at an election when the number of board members is increased to five, the term of office of each elected member shall be four years.

(3) Vacancy in the membership of the board shall occur by reason of the occurrence of any event listed in ORS 236.010 (Causes for vacancies in office) or, unless excused, by failure to attend three successive regular board meetings. The district board shall fill any vacancy on the board as provided in ORS 198.320 (Filling of vacancies on governing bodies of certain districts). [Amended by 1955 c.442 §7; 1967 c.439 §1; 1969 c.563 §§11,29; 1969 c.669 §9; 1975 c.647 §35; 1983 c.350 §263]

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. Currency Information