Small Scale Local Energy Project Advisory Committee
(1) The Director of the State Department of Energy shall appoint a Small Scale Local Energy Project Advisory Committee to review applications made under ORS 470.060 (Application for financing) and rules adopted under ORS 470.080 (Standards for small scale local energy projects), other than applications for energy efficiency and sustainable technology loans, and make recommendations regarding those applications to the director.
(2) Nine members shall be appointed to the Small Scale Local Energy Project Advisory Committee. Each member shall be appointed to serve a four-year term, commencing on the date of appointment, and until a successor is appointed and qualified. The members shall represent the interest of the citizens of this state and shall be knowledgeable in the areas of small scale energy technology, natural resource development, environmental protection, finance, agriculture, local government operations and utility operations. At least three members shall reside outside the Willamette Valley.
(3) The committee shall elect its own presiding officer, adopt rules for its procedure and meet on call of the presiding officer or a majority of the members. A majority of the members shall constitute a quorum to do business. The director shall provide administrative facilities and services for the committee.
(4) Members of the Small Scale Local Energy Project Advisory Committee shall be entitled to expenses as provided by ORS 292.495 (Compensation and expenses of members of state boards and commissions). [1979 c.672 §3; 1987 c.365 §1; 2003 c.186 §56; 2009 c.753 §56; 2009 c.760 §2]
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