Alternative charge or assessment method
(1)The board of supervisors of a drainage district may provide by resolution for the imposition, billing and collection of charges or assessments of the district in the manner provided under ORS 545.482 (Authorization of method for billing and collecting incurred charges), 545.484 (Computation of amount to be raised), and 545.494 (Unpaid charge as lien on land) to 545.508 (Moneys collected) for irrigation districts. The method of collecting district charges or assessments authorized by this section shall be in lieu of the method provided for under ORS 547.455 (Annual charge or assessment) to 547.490 (Waiver of penalty or interest by certain districts).
(2)A resolution adopted under this section may apply to charges or assessments for operation and maintenance, repairs, bond or interest payments, payments due or to become due to the United States under any contract of the district with the United States or other expenses of the district.
(3)Where, in ORS 545.482 (Authorization of method for billing and collecting incurred charges), 545.484 (Computation of amount to be raised) and 545.494 (Unpaid charge as lien on land) to 545.508 (Moneys collected), the board or an officer of an irrigation district is referred to, the corresponding board or officer of a drainage district shall perform the required actions. [1985 c.803 §2; 1991 c.459 §425p]
Section 547.492 — Alternative charge or assessment method,