Transportation Financing

ORS 367.082
Grants from Connect Oregon Fund

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Except as provided in subsection (2) of this section, the Department of Transportation may provide, from moneys in the Connect Oregon Fund established under ORS 367.080 (Connect Oregon Fund), grants for transportation projects to public bodies, as defined in ORS 174.109 (“Public body” defined), and to private entities.


Grants may not be made from the Connect Oregon Fund for transportation projects that could constitutionally be funded by revenues described in Article IX, section 3a, of the Oregon Constitution.


The Department of Transportation shall adopt rules specifying the process by which a public body or private entity may apply for a grant under this section and prescribing the terms and conditions of grants. An applicant receiving a grant must provide the following amounts:


For public bodies and private entities, other than Class I railroads, 30 percent of the moneys required for the transportation project.


For Class I railroads, 50 percent of the moneys required for the transportation project. [2005 c.816 §3; 2015 c.707 §2; 2017 c.750 §79]
Note: See first note under 367.080 (Connect Oregon Fund).


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Jun. 26, 2021