Not more than 20 percent of an assessment imposed by a municipality through a local improvement district for the construction of treatment works in an affected area pursuant to an order of the Environmental Quality Commission under ORS 454.305 (Effect of findings) shall be used to pay for nonconstruction items.
As used in subsection (1) of this section, “nonconstruction items” includes engineering work, administrative expenses and legal fees.
If a municipality submits the final local improvement district report to the citizens sewer advisory committee before final action of the governing body on the final local improvement district report, the limitation contained in subsection (1) of this section shall not apply. If the committee requests further documentation and explanation regarding the report, the municipality shall provide such information. Any findings of the committee following this review shall be reported to the commission and to the governing body of the municipality, along with any recommendations the committee may offer. [1987 c.627 §7]