(1)Pursuant to ORS 341.569 (When election on change required), the Commission shall submit the question of a proposed boundary change to a vote of the electors of the territories affected by the proposed boundary change if:
(a)The Commission enters the order to revise the boundaries of a community college district;
(b)A remonstrance is filed with the commission within 20 days after the date on which the ORS 341.565 (Boundary board) hearing is adjourned finally and the remonstrance is signed by at least five percent or at least 500, whichever is less, of the electors either in an area to be included in the district or excluded from the district by the proposed boundary change or in the community college district; and
(c)The area to be included in the district is not surrounded by the territory of a single community college district.
(2)The Commission may, at its discretion, submit the question of a boundary change to a vote of the electors of the territories affected by a boundary change.
(3)If an election is required to be held, or if the Commission determines an election is to be held, the Commission, as designated boundary board, shall cause the question to appear on the ballot during the next available election to be held in May or November. If there is more than one territory affected, the elections must be held on the same day.
(4)The Commission, as designated boundary board, is responsible for filing the documentation described in ORS 308.225 (Boundary changes) with the relevant county assessor and with the Department of Revenue and for meeting the necessary timelines.
Rule 589-005-0500 — Elections,