Metropolitan Service Districts

ORS 268.313
Acquisition or construction of major facility

  • conditions

Notwithstanding ORS 268.310 (Powers of district) (4), a metropolitan service district that does not have a charter may not acquire or construct a major cultural, convention, exhibition, sports or entertainment facility unless:


The financing of the acquisition or construction is approved by the electors of the district; or


The facility is acquired or constructed pursuant to an intergovernmental agreement under ORS 190.003 (Definition for ORS 190.003 to 190.130) to 190.130 (Effect of ORS 190.125). [2015 c.49 §3]
Chapter 268

Notes of Decisions

Limitation of chapter applicability to statutorily defined area within boundaries of Clackamas, Multnomah and Washington counties and preclusion of formation of additional metropolitan service districts in state, did not create corporation by special law in violation of Const. Art. XI sec 2. Reilley v. Secretary of State, 288 Or 573, 607 P2d 162 (1980)

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Authority of district to borrow waste disposal planning funds from Environmental Quality Commission, (1972) Vol 35, p 1117; Motor Vehicle Emission Control Inspection Program funding, (1974) Vol 37, p 130

Law Review Citations

51 OLR 53 (1971); 93 OLR 455 (2014)


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