2017 ORS 545.301¹
Financing acquisition of water works
  • contracts with federal government
  • approval by electors

In carrying out and executing the powers conferred in this section and ORS 545.257 (Authority of irrigation district to acquire domestic or municipal water works), 545.303 (Water works system to be self-sustaining) and 545.305 (Election concerning acquisition of water works), an irrigation district may borrow money and issue bonds or other evidences of indebtedness. The district may contract with the United States or any agency thereof for the acquisition, construction, reconstruction, maintenance or operation of all or part of a domestic and municipal water system. The powers granted by this section shall not be exercised without the prior approval of a majority of the electors of the district at an election conducted as declared in ORS 545.305 (Election concerning acquisition of water works). However, no authority granted before March 5, 1945, to any irrigation district by a majority of the electors of the district at an election held pursuant to any other law shall be limited or otherwise affected by this section and ORS 545.257 (Authority of irrigation district to acquire domestic or municipal water works), 545.303 (Water works system to be self-sustaining) and 545.305 (Election concerning acquisition of water works). [Formerly 545.112]

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.
 
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.