2017 ORS 530.606¹
Creation of authority
  • modification
  • dissolution

(1) Upon the written request of three individuals or upon its own motion, the governing body of a municipality may create a community forest authority for the purpose of financing community forestlands.

(2) The governing body of a municipality may create a community forest authority by ordinance or resolution adopted following a public hearing held according to the laws of the municipality. The ordinance or resolution shall set forth:

(a) The name of the authority.

(b) The number of directors of the authority.

(c) The term of office of the directors.

(d) Other provisions that the governing body determines are necessary and appropriate and not inconsistent with the provisions of ORS 530.600 (Definitions for ORS 530.600 to 530.628) to 530.628 (Application of laws to authority and to issuance of bonds).

(3) Upon adoption of an ordinance or resolution creating a community forest authority, the authority is deemed created.

(4) A community forest authority created under this section has the power and authority necessary to perform its duties under ORS 530.600 (Definitions for ORS 530.600 to 530.628) to 530.628 (Application of laws to authority and to issuance of bonds).

(5) The governing body that creates a community forest authority under this section may, at its sole discretion:

(a) Alter or change the structure, organization, programs or activities of the authority, subject to any limitations imposed by law or contract; and

(b) Dissolve the authority at any time if the authority has no outstanding revenue bonds or other obligations or if the authority makes arrangements regarding outstanding revenue bonds or other obligations that are satisfactory to creditors. [2005 c.500 §4]

Note: See note under 530.600 (Definitions for ORS 530.600 to 530.628).

Chapter 530

Law Review Cita­tions

42 EL 1275 (2012)

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 530—State Forests; Community Forests, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors530.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
 
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2017, Chapter 530, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano530.­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.