City Boundary Changes

ORS 222.265
Conduct of election


(1)

Except as provided in this section, ORS chapters 246 to 260 govern the conduct of an election called under ORS 222.250 (Joint convention of governing bodies) or 222.275 (Second election on question of consolidation of certain areas or cities).

(2)

The chief elections officer for the purpose of conducting any election called under ORS 222.250 (Joint convention of governing bodies) or 222.275 (Second election on question of consolidation of certain areas or cities) shall be the county clerk of the county in which is located the administrative office of the city having the largest population of all cities proposed to be included in the consolidated city.

(3)

If the proposed consolidation includes one or more unincorporated areas, the notice of the election called under ORS 222.250 (Joint convention of governing bodies) shall include a map indicating the boundaries of each such area and indicating each incorporated city proposed to be included in the consolidated city. [1983 c.350 §41]
§§ 222.210 to 222.310

Notes of Decisions

These sections require that at least two cities participate in initiating consolidation and petition by filing city for consolidation of new city to consist of filing city and unincorporated territory was legally insufficient. Mid-County Future Alt. v. Port. Metro. Area LGBC, 300 Or 14, 706 P2d 924 (1985)

Law Review Citations

50 WLR 619 (2014)

Chapter 222

Notes of Decisions

Provisions of this chapter do not require final decisions on small tract annexations to be made in quasi-judicial proceedings rather than by popular vote. Stewart v. City of Corvallis, 48 Or App 709, 617 P2d 921 (1980), Sup Ct review denied


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