ORS 554.530
Application; contents; deposit; filing

The application of the landowner shall:


Be in writing and certified by the applicant.


State the legal description of the land the applicant wishes either included in or excluded from the corporation.


Contain a brief statement of the reason for request of the inclusion or exclusion of the lands of the landowner, and if the request is to include lands, a statement that the lands will be benefited by being included in the corporation.


Be accompanied by a deposit in an amount to be determined by the corporation to pay the expenses of holding a meeting of the members to consider the application, including the cost of publishing notice of the meeting. After payment of such expenses, the balance of such deposit, if any, shall be returned to the applicant by the corporation.


Be filed with the officer or clerk in charge of the principal office of the corporation. [1963 c.103 §4]
Chapter 554

Notes of Decisions

Water improvement district formed under this chapter is unit of government for purposes of filing suit under ORS 305.583, but is not “governmental unit” within meaning of section 11b, Article XI of Oregon Constitution. Comeaux v. Water Wonderland Improvement Dist., 12 OTR 132 (1992), aff’d 315 Or 562, 847 P2d 841 (1993)

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Authority of State Land Board to enter into nonprofit water supply district corporation, (1978) Vol 38, p 2199

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