Rural Fire Protection Districts

ORS 478.250
Meetings and officers of board


The district board shall hold meetings at such time and place within the district as it determines. It shall hold at least one regular meeting in each month on a day fixed by the board, and may hold special meetings under such rules as it may make.


At the organizational meeting the board shall choose from the members a president, vice president, secretary and a treasurer. The board may choose as secretary and treasurer the same person. Officers shall hold their offices until the first regular meeting in July following or until their successors are elected and qualified. They shall have the powers and perform the duties usual in such cases. In the absence of the president, the vice president or, in the absence of both, any other member of the board may preside at any meeting.


The board shall transact all business pertinent to the establishment, equipment and maintenance of the district and its properties. [Amended by 1969 c.344 §7; 1969 c.345 §11; 1969 c.667 §§16,67; 1983 c.192 §1]
Chapter 478

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Propriety of office holding of a land owning nonresident elected director of a rural fire protection district, (1975) Vol 37, p 873

Law Review Citations

51 OLR 53 (1971)


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