Rural Fire Protection Districts

ORS 478.290
Additional authority of districts within 10-mile radius of city of 100,000 or more

Districts situated within a radius of 10 miles of a city of over 100,000 population may, in addition to the powers granted by ORS 478.210 (Directors), 478.221 (Nomination and election of directors) and 478.240 (Special elections) to 478.280 (Employment of assistants), install, maintain and operate systems of street, road or highway lights. The lights shall be maintained upon the streets, roads or intersections as the board considers is needed to furnish the best lighting service to the residents and properties in the district. [Amended by 1969 c.667 §20]
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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