2017 ORS 777.160¹
Representation by subdistricts
  • terms of commissioners after subdistricting

(1) At the first regular district election after the effective date of the division of a port into subdistricts under ORS 777.155 (Division of ports into subdistricts) or 777.326 (Special procedure for annexations increasing by one-half or more the area or assessed value of taxable property within the port), one commissioner shall be elected from each subdistrict. Thereafter election of commissioners shall be by subdistrict and by the electors in each such subdistrict.

(2) The terms of office of the incumbent commissioners of a port that is subdivided as provided by ORS 777.155 (Division of ports into subdistricts) or 777.326 (Special procedure for annexations increasing by one-half or more the area or assessed value of taxable property within the port) terminate on June 30 following the first regular district election after the effective date of the division of the port into subdistricts.

(3) The two commissioners who receive the greatest number of votes cast at the election under subsection (1) of this section shall hold office for the term of four years beginning July 1 following the election. The three commissioners who receive the lesser number of votes cast at the election shall hold office for the term of two years beginning July 1 following the election. [Amended by 1963 c.268 §20; 1967 c.498 §4; 1971 c.727 §187; 1971 c.728 §38; 1973 c.796 §75; 1983 c.350 §321]

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 (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
 
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2017, Chapter 777, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano777.­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.