Sewage Treatment and Disposal Systems

ORS 454.320
Hearing on resolution or ordinance

  • notice of levy


The governing body shall give notice of the time and place of the hearing on the resolution or ordinance by publishing the notice of the intent to adopt the resolution or ordinance in a newspaper of general circulation within the affected area once each week for four successive weeks and by such other means as the governing body deems appropriate in order to give actual notice of the hearing. The hearing shall be held within or near the affected area described in the resolution or ordinance. At the hearing on the resolution or ordinance, any interested person shall have a reasonable opportunity to be heard or to present written testimony. The hearing shall be for the purpose of determining whether a seepage charge should be levied and collected.


After the hearing held under this section, the governing body shall publish a notice of the levy of the seepage charge and thereafter proceed to levy and collect the seepage charge in such amount as in the discretion of the governing body will provide revenues for the payment of the principal and interest, in whole or in part, due on general obligation bonds or on revenue bonds issued by the governing body to construct the treatment works or to provide capital funds for the construction of treatment works. [1983 c.235 §3]


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