Chapter 545 Irrigation Districts IRRIGATION DIST

Formation of Districts

§ 545.025 Purposes of irrigation district
§ 545.029 Hearing of petition by county court
§ 545.033 Naming and division of districts
§ 545.037 Notice of election for determining organization of district
§ 545.041 Conduct of election
§ 545.043 Qualifications of directors

Change of District Boundaries

§ 545.051 Change of boundaries authorized
§ 545.057 Petition for inclusion of lands within district
§ 545.059 Notice of petition
§ 545.061 Hearing on petition
§ 545.067 Liability of petitioners for obligations of district
§ 545.071 Acceptance or rejection of petition
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District Elections After Formation

§ 545.135 Elections subsequent to organization of district
§ 545.137 Notices of election
§ 545.139 Board of election
§ 545.141 Conduct of election
§ 545.145 Certificate of vote
§ 545.149 Canvass of returns
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Board of Directors

§ 545.181 Organization of board
§ 545.183 Compensation and expenses of officers and employees
§ 545.185 Meetings of board
§ 545.187 Vacancy in office when director ceases to be resident or landowner
§ 545.188 Filling vacancy in office of director
§ 545.189 Recall of director
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Powers of Districts

§ 545.237 Right to enter upon lands for inspection and maintenance of water works
§ 545.239 Right to enter upon and acquire lands and water rights
§ 545.241 Bond or other security as condition of immediate possession in condemnation by irrigation or drainage district
§ 545.245 Right to immediate possession in condemnation proceeding
§ 545.249 Right to condemn for irrigation purposes is a superior right
§ 545.253 Title to and rights in property acquired
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Development of District Lands by United States

§ 545.343 Obligations or contracts with United States under Reclamation Act
§ 545.345 Conveyance of lands to United States
§ 545.347 Obligations or contracts with United States under Fact Finders’ Act
§ 545.349 Authority to transfer land to federal government for development and colonization
§ 545.351 Acquisition of lands from owners
§ 545.355 Proceedings on extension or cancellation of payments due federal government
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Sale of District Property

§ 545.365 Disposition of real property acquired by district
§ 545.367 Authorization of sale of property, excess water or hydroelectric power
§ 545.369 Release of lien of bonds
§ 545.371 Consent of bondholders
§ 545.373 Proceeds of sale
§ 545.375 Purchaser rights

Charges and Assessments

§ 545.381 Annual assessments
§ 545.385 Certain lands may be assessed at different amounts
§ 545.387 Assessment on benefit basis
§ 545.389 Deduction for rights or property required by district
§ 545.391 Assessments for contracts with United States
§ 545.393 Resolution concerning assessments for payment to United States
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Alternative Method of Collecting Incurred Charges

§ 545.482 Authorization of method for billing and collecting incurred charges
§ 545.484 Computation of amount to be raised
§ 545.487 Pressurization charge
§ 545.494 Unpaid charge as lien on land
§ 545.496 Collection of incurred charges
§ 545.498 Surety bond to be given by board secretary prior to handling district funds
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Bonds; Contracts With State or Federal Government

§ 545.511 Authorization of bonds, including refunding bonds
§ 545.513 Resubmission of questions to electors
§ 545.515 Bonds
§ 545.517 Bonds securing payments to United States
§ 545.519 Issuance of bonds
§ 545.521 Bonds of districts organized before 1925 with indebtedness of $50,000
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Alternative Method of Issuing Bonds

§ 545.565 Refunding bonds
§ 545.567 Determination of liability for assessment to pay bonds
§ 545.569 Amounts paid to owners for property or rights
§ 545.571 Notice of determination
§ 545.573 Equalization of assessments
§ 545.575 Order determining benefits
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Alternative Method of Liquidating Indebtedness

§ 545.643 Contract providing plan of liquidation
§ 545.645 Terms of contract
§ 545.647 Recording of contract
§ 545.649 New contract in lieu of previous contract
§ 545.651 Constructive consent of holders of outstanding indebtedness
§ 545.655 Notice of petition and terms of contract
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Additional Method of Liquidating Indebtedness

§ 545.671 Contract providing plan of liquidation
§ 545.673 Terms of contract
§ 545.675 Parties to contract
§ 545.677 Election authorizing directors to enter into contract
§ 545.679 Recording of contract

Claims Against Districts

§ 545.683 Submission of claims to board
§ 545.685 Establishing bank account for payment of labor and emergency expenses

General Provisions

Source:
Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 545—Irrigation Districts IRRIGATION DIST, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors545.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).