2017 ORS 569.520¹
Grants for carrying out county weed control district duties
  • rules

(1) The State Department of Agriculture shall establish a grant program for the purpose of assisting counties in carrying out weed control district duties, functions and powers under ORS 569.360 (County governing body may create weed control district) to 569.495 (Financial assistance by department for weed control). After deducting department administrative expenses for the program, the department shall apply the balance of moneys received for the grant program to fund grants as described in this section.

(2) A county qualifies for a grant under this section if the county has:

(a) Established a weed control district under ORS 569.360 (County governing body may create weed control district) to 569.495 (Financial assistance by department for weed control);

(b) Provided county moneys to carry out the duties, functions and powers of the district in an amount that equals or exceeds the grant amount available to the county under this section; and

(c) Complied with any department rules adopted under this section.

(3) The department may establish rules for carrying out the grant program described in this section. The rules may include, but need not be limited to, rules:

(a) Requiring that priority in the use of grant moneys be given to noxious weed control projects that restore, enhance or protect water quality, watersheds and riparian habitats;

(b) Requiring a participating county to report to the department concerning the use of grant moneys by the county; and

(c) Adopting a methodology for the recovery of the direct and indirect costs necessarily incurred as administrative expenses for the grant program. [2011 c.392 §2]

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 569—Weed Control, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors569.­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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