Municipal Utilities

ORS 225.060
Several or joint ownership, operation and financing of municipal utilities in another state


Whenever authorized by their charter or incorporation law, cities and other municipal corporations may, either severally or in joint agreement, purchase, own, operate and maintain any works in an adjoining state necessary or pertinent to the furnishing of water supply or electric power, or both, for the benefit and use of their inhabitants and for profit, in so far as authorized and permitted by the laws of the adjoining state.


For the purposes stated in subsection (1) of this section, and subject to its limitations, cities and other municipal corporations may purchase, own, appropriate and condemn land, rights of way, and water or water rights or both.


Cities and other municipal corporations may also issue, sell and otherwise dispose of their bonds or other securities for the purposes of this section.


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Jun. 26, 2021