ORS 263.230
Commission board of directors

  • meetings
  • vacancies
  • employees and agents


The commission shall be managed and controlled by a board of directors consisting of all nine commissioners, who shall be appointed by the governing body of a county. The governing body of a county shall appoint commissioners so as to assure fair representation of the various geographic areas of the county by the board of directors. The directors may be removed for cause or at the will of the governing body of a county.


Immediately after January 15 of each year, the board shall hold its annual meeting. It shall elect one of the members president, another vice president, another treasurer and another secretary to perform the duties of those respective offices. The officers serve from the date of their election until their successors are elected and qualified.


The board of directors shall adopt and may amend rules for calling and conducting its meetings and carrying out its business and may adopt an official seal. All decisions of the board shall be by motion or resolution and shall be recorded in the board’s minute book which shall be a public record. A majority of the board shall constitute a quorum for the transaction of business and a majority of the board shall be sufficient for the passage of any such motion or resolution.


If a vacancy occurs on the board, the governing body of the county shall appoint a new member, who shall serve for the remainder of the vacated term.


The board may employ such employees and agents as it deems appropriate and provide for their compensation. [1985 c.654 §3]

Source: Section 263.230 — Commission board of directors; meetings; vacancies; employees and agents, https://www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/bills_laws/ors/ors263.­html.

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