2017 ORS 545.428¹
Collection of assessments by board secretary
  • purpose
  • treatment of unpaid assessments

For the purpose of providing moneys for payment of the bonds of an irrigation district and interest on the bonds, the board, by resolution, may provide for the collection of its assessments from the irrigable land within the district and require the collection to be made by the secretary of the board. The board may direct the time and manner of making the collection and may require the assessments to be paid in advance of the delivery of water. Any charges or assessments remaining unpaid on any land within the district at the end of an irrigation season may be placed upon an assessment list in accordance with ORS 545.381 (Annual assessments) to 545.397 (Districts developed by units) and 545.413 (Record of assessments and apportionments) to 545.422 (Nonperformance by board). The charges and assessments shall constitute a lien upon the land and shall be collected as provided by ORS 545.420 (Certification of assessments to county assessors) and 545.422 (Nonperformance by board). [Formerly 545.522]

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.