(1)Dissolution of an authority may be initiated:
(a)By resolution of the board of directors of the authority, filed with the local government that created the authority, if the board determines that dissolution of the authority is in the best interest of the community served by the authority; or
(b)By resolution of the local government that created the authority:
(A)If, at the time of the annual meeting of the board, board members have not been appointed to fill vacancies on the board as required by ORS 465.606 (Board of directors); or
(B)If the local government determines that dissolution of the authority is in the best interest of residents within the jurisdiction of the local government.
(2)Within five days after a resolution of the board is filed or a resolution of the local government is adopted under this section, a copy shall be filed with the secretary of the authority, if any, or with any other officer of the authority who can with reasonable diligence be located.
(3)If there are no members of the board of directors of the authority, the local government shall act as or appoint a board of trustees to act on behalf of the authority to develop and implement a plan for dissolution.
(4)Within 60 days after initiation of the dissolution proceeding, a plan of dissolution shall be filed with the office of the clerk of the county in which the authority is located and shall be available for inspection by any interested person.
(5)Upon approval of dissolution by the governing body of the local government that created the authority, the authority shall be declared dissolved. If the local government has not appointed a board of trustees under subsection (3) of this section:
(a)The board of directors shall constitute a board of trustees that shall pay the debts or procure releases of the debts and dispose of the property of the authority; or
(b)The board of directors may designate the local government as the board of trustees for the purpose of winding up the affairs of the authority.
(6)After the affairs of the authority have been fully settled, all books and records of the authority shall be deposited by the board of trustees in the office of the county clerk of the county in which the authority is located. At the same time, the board of trustees shall execute under oath, and file with the local government that created the authority, a statement that the authority has been dissolved and its affairs liquidated. From the date of the statement, the corporate existence of the authority is terminated for all purposes. [2015 c.631 §8]
Section 465.621 — Dissolution,