Municipal Utilities

ORS 225.450
Definitions for ORS 225.450 to 225.490


As used in ORS 225.450 (Definitions for ORS 225.450 to 225.490) to 225.490 (Use of municipal money or property), unless the context requires otherwise:

(1)

“City” means a city organized under the law of California, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, Oregon, Washington or Wyoming and owning and operating an electric light and power system.

(2)

“Common facilities” means any works and facilities necessary or incidental to the generation, transmission, distribution or marketing of electric power and related goods and commodities.

(3)

“District” means a people’s utility district organized under ORS chapter 261 or a similar public utility district organized under the law of California, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, Washington or Wyoming.

(4)

“Electric cooperative” means a cooperative corporation organized under the law of California, Colorado, Idaho, Oregon, Montana, Nevada, Washington or Wyoming and owning and operating an electric generation, transmission or distribution system. [1967 c.603 §2; 1979 c.151 §1; 1993 c.141 §1; 1999 c.865 §34]
§§ 225.450 to 225.490

Notes of Decisions

If cities and PUDs otherwise had authority to enter Participants' Agreement with WPPSS, enactment of Thermal Power Facilities Act did not supersede or restrict that authority, except for policy against financing another participant's share. DeFazio v. WPPSS, 296 Or 550, 679 P2d 1316 (1984)


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Jun. 26, 2021