2015 ORS 450.610¹
Initiation of proceedings for consolidation
  • resolution by governing bodies

(1) Consolidation into a joint water and sanitary authority may be initiated by resolution adopted or approved by two or more authorities or district or city governing bodies. However, of the entities initiating the proceedings for consolidation, at least one must be an authority formed under this chapter while the others may consist of any combination of districts or cities. A resolution adopted or approved under this subsection shall state the names of the affected entities and the name of the successor joint authority.

(2) When proceedings have been initiated as provided in subsection (1) of this section, and the consolidating entities are subject to the jurisdiction of a local government boundary commission, the initiating documents shall be filed with the boundary commission as provided by ORS 199.476 (When petition for major boundary change required). [1993 c.577 §3; 1997 c.590 §7]

Chapter 450

Notes of Decisions

Where city with home rule charter enacted ordinance imposing franchise fee on sanitary authority for use of citys 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), affd 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 (2015) (last ac­cessed Jul. 16, 2016).
 
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2015, Chapter 450, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano450.­html (2015) (last ac­cessed Jul. 16, 2016).
 
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.