2015 ORS 450.850¹
Hearing on boards proposed construction plans and estimated special assessments
  • notice of hearing

(1) After plans and specifications have been prepared and filed as provided in ORS 450.845 (Areas needing sewerage installations to be determined and plans for installations to be made), the board shall hold a hearing within the authority and may adjourn the hearings from time to time.

(2) The board shall post notice of the time and place of the hearing in at least three conspicuous places in the area directly benefited, for two weeks prior to the hearing and publish such notice in a newspaper of general circulation printed and published in the area once a week for two successive weeks prior to the hearing or, if there is no such newspaper, in a newspaper of general circulation printed and published in the county in which the area, or the largest portion thereof, is situated. Such notice shall contain a statement that the board proposes to construct a sewage treatment plant or trunk or lateral sewers or drains, or any combination thereof, for the area and a statement, if special assessments are to be levied against property specially benefited, showing the estimated total cost of the improvement which is to be paid for by special assessment of benefited property and the engineers estimated unit cost of the improvement to the specially benefited property, clearly indicating that this is an estimate and not an assessment; and set forth the proposed boundaries of the area and that all interested persons may appear and be heard. [1955 c.614 §33; 1973 c.399 §1]

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.