ORS 777.140¹
Board meetings
  • board officers
  • rules
  • public records

(1) A board shall meet at a place within the port as it may from time to time determine. A board shall hold at least one regular meeting in each month on a day to be fixed by it, and may hold special meetings as provided by its rules.

(2) A board shall choose from its number a president, vice president, treasurer and secretary, who shall hold their offices until the next election of officers and who shall have the powers and perform the duties usual in such cases. Annual reports shall be made by the president, vice president, treasurer and secretary and filed with the board.

(3) All proceedings of a board shall be entered in the records of the board. All books, maps, plans, documents, vouchers, reports and other papers and records pertaining to the business of the port shall be public records. [Amended by 1971 c.728 §32]

Atty. Gen. Opinions

The port’s authority to interfere with the state’s proprietary rights in its submerged or submersible lands, (1972) Vol 36, p 150

Law Review Cita­tions

51 OLR 53 (1971)

Chapter 777

Notes of Decisions

Port district’s power to formulate rules and regula­tions to prevent estuary and stream pollu­tion within its boundaries did not give it standing to object to power supply contract between Bonneville Power Administra­tion and proposed aluminum plant. Port of Astoria v. Hodel, 595 F2d 467 (1979)

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 777—Ports Generally, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors777.­html (2019) (last ac­cessed May 16, 2020).
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2019, Chapter 777, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano777.­html (2019) (last ac­cessed May 16, 2020).
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. Currency Information