2017 ORS 554.275¹
Activity of corporation as urban service

The activity of a corporation for drainage or flood control organized under ORS 554.005 (Filing requirements) to 554.340 (Judicial determination of legality of proceedings) is deemed to be an urban service, as defined in ORS 195.065 (Agreements required), if the corporation:

(1) Is located in a county that has a population greater than 700,000; and

(2) Operates a flood control project as defined in ORS 547.057 (Drainage district activity as urban service) located within the urban growth boundary established by Metro or within the incorporated boundary of a city. [2015 c.544 §16]

Note: 554.275 (Activity of corporation as urban service) was added to and made a part of 554.005 (Filing requirements) to 554.340 (Judicial determination of legality of proceedings) by legislative action but was not added to any smaller series therein. See Preface to Oregon Revised Statutes for further explanation.

Chapter 554

Notes of Decisions

Water improve­ment district formed under this chapter is unit of govern­ment for purposes of filing suit under ORS 305.583 (Interested taxpayer petitions for certain determinations), but is not “govern­mental unit” within meaning of sec­tion 11b, Article XI of Oregon Constitu­tion. Comeaux v. Water Wonderland Improve­ment Dist., 12 OTR 132 (1992), aff’d 315 Or 562, 847 P2d 841 (1993)

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Authority of State Land Board to enter into nonprofit wa­ter supply district corpora­tion, (1978) Vol 38, p 2199

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 554—Corporations for Irrigation, Drainage, Water Supply or Flood Control, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors554.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
 
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2017, Chapter 554, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano554.­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.