2017 ORS 545.575¹
Order determining benefits
  • order of assessment
  • “benefit surplus” defined

(1) Upon completion of the hearing, the board of directors shall enter an order approving and adopting the determination of benefits resulting from the existing or proposed improvement, but excluding any benefits to accrue from the future operation and maintenance of the improvement. The order shall also fix the proposed assessments, the amount of assessments against each legal subdivision or other tract of land, and the total amount of benefits accruing to each legal subdivision or other tract held in separate ownership from the existing or proposed improvement.

(2) The order issued under subsection (1) of this section shall describe:

(a) The lands assessed;

(b) The name of the record owner of the lands assessed;

(c) The total amount of assessment, which shall be the proper pro rata share of the lands based upon the total proposed assessment;

(d) The installments in which the assessment may be paid;

(e) The rate of interest the assessment shall bear;

(f) The amount of the total benefit which will accrue to each legal subdivision or other described tract if held in separate ownership;

(g) The amount of benefit surplus; and

(h) Any other matters that are pertinent, necessary or considered expedient by the board of directors.

(3) As used in subsection (2) of this section, “benefit surplus” means the excess of the benefits accruing to each legal subdivision or other described tract, over and above the assessment against each.

(4) An error in the name of the owner of record described in an order entered under subsection (1) of this section shall not affect the validity of an assessment. [Formerly 545.252]

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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