2017 ORS 545.199¹
Increase in number of directors upon determination of board or petition
  • election on increase

(1) An irrigation district may increase the number of its board of directors from three to five members when:

(a) In the judgment of the board of directors, it is necessary or beneficial to the welfare of the district; or

(b) Fifty or more qualified electors within the district file with the board a petition requesting an election for the purpose of increasing the number of directors.

(2) Upon the determination of the board or upon the filing of a petition requesting the increase, the board shall submit the question to the district electors at the next regular election or at a special election ordered by the board for such purpose. At the same election, two persons shall be elected to serve as directors if the electors, by a majority of votes cast at the election, increase the number of the board. [Formerly 545.018; 1997 c.249 §182; 1999 c.452 §20]

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 545—Irrigation Districts IRRIGATION DIST, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors545.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
2 OregonLaws.org contains the con­tents of Volume 21 of the ORS, inserted along­side the per­tin­ent statutes. See the preface to the ORS An­no­ta­tions for more information.
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