Provision of service outside districts
(1)The Office of Community Colleges and Workforce Development shall invite existing community college districts to submit proposals for the provision of service to an area that has officially indicated its interest in receiving service.
(2)The responsibilities of the host community college district shall include:
(a)Preparing a written agreement for services to be provided to nondistrict areas using a format specified by the office; and
(b)Acting as the fiscal agent for agreements including establishing tuition and fees for services offered under terms of an agreement.
(3)Agreements between the community college district and nondistrict entities as listed in ORS 341.315 (Contract for educational services) shall include an annual budget setting forth both revenue and expenditures. The budget shall be based upon the following conditions:
(a)Subject to ORS 341.022 (Maximum reimbursable enrollments in nondistrict areas), eligible full-time equivalent student enrollment produced under the agreement may be claimed for state reimbursement purposes by the community college district. Such reimbursement shall come from the Community College Support Fund established in ORS 341.620 (Community College Support Fund) and shall be distributed as directed in ORS 341.626 (Distribution of state aid) and the rules of the Higher Education Coordinating Commission.
(b)A share of the budget shall be provided by those individuals or agencies receiving service under this agreement as specified by rule of the commission adopted under ORS 341.024 (Rules) (3).
(4)Agreements developed under this section shall be wholly supported by Community College Support Fund reimbursement, nondistrict student tuition and nondistrict resources. [1987 c.191 §3; 1991 c.757 §4; 1995 c.67 §4; 2013 c.747 §46; 2015 c.366 §14]
Section 341.021 — Provision of service outside districts,