Metropolitan Service Districts

ORS 268.315
Authority of district to levy ad valorem tax

For the purpose of performing the functions set forth in ORS 268.310 (Powers of district) (3), the district, when authorized at any properly called election held for such purpose, shall have the power to levy an ad valorem tax on all taxable property within its boundaries not to exceed in any one year one-half of one percent (0.005) of the real market value of all taxable property within the boundaries of such district, computed in accordance with ORS 308.207 (Computation of real market value for taxing or bonding limitations). [1975 c.510 §3; 1991 c.459 §368; 1997 c.833 §9]
Note: 268.315 (Authority of district to levy ad valorem tax) was enacted into law by the Legislative Assembly but was not added to or made a part of ORS chapter 268 or any series therein by legislative action. See Preface to Oregon Revised Statutes for further explanation.
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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