2017 ORS 459.125¹
Authority of Marion County over products or by-products of county disposal sites

(1) Subject to ORS 459.145 (Limits on Marion County authority) and the requirements of ORS 459.005 (Definitions for ORS 459.005 to 459.437, 459.705 to 459.790 and 459A.005 to 459A.665) to 459.437 (Requirements for sale or promotion of mercuric oxide batteries) and 459.705 (Definitions for ORS 459.705 to 459.790) to 459.790 (Exceptions to ORS 459.705 to 459.785), the board of county commissioners of Marion County may:

(a) Sell, enter into short or long-term contracts, solicit bids, enter into direct negotiations, deal with brokers or use other methods of sale or disposal for the products or by-products of the disposal sites of the county.

(b) Require any person or class of persons who generate solid waste to make use of the disposal, transfer or material or energy recovery sites or facilities of the county or disposal, transfer or material or energy recovery sites or facilities designated by the county.

(c) Require any person or class of persons who pick up, collect or transport solid waste to make use of the disposal, transfer or material or energy recovery sites or facilities of the county or disposal, transfer or material or energy recovery sites or facilities designated by the county.

(d) Regulate, license, franchise and certify disposal, transfer and material or energy recovery sites or facilities; establish, maintain and amend rates charged by disposal, transfer and material or energy recovery sites or facilities; establish and collect license or franchise fees; and otherwise control and regulate the establishment and operation of all public or private disposal, transfer and material or energy recovery sites or facilities located within the county. Licenses or franchises granted by the board may be exclusive.

(e) Cause solid wastes received and accepted at the disposal sites of the county to be processed, recycled or reused.

(2) Contracts and other agreements authorized under subsection (1) of this section may be for terms not longer than 20 years. [1981 c.386 §2; 1993 c.560 §19]

Chapter 459

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Power of depart­ment to regulate mining activities or recovery of oil and geothermal resources, (1972) Vol 35, p 1100; authority of Environ­mental Quality Commission and Depart­ment of Environ­mental Quality to regulate disposi­tion of food processing byproducts determined to be solid waste, (1979) Vol 39, p 770

Law Review Cita­tions

16 WLR 459 (1979)

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 459—Solid Waste Management, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors459.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
 
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2017, Chapter 459, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano459.­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.