Fairs and Exhibits

ORS 565.220
County fair board

  • organization
  • quorum
  • president and secretary


The members of a county fair board shall, as soon as their bonds have been filed and approved, meet and organize by electing a president and selecting a secretary.


A majority of the members of the board shall constitute a quorum for the transaction of all business at meetings. In the absence of the president another member of the board shall perform the duties of the president.


The secretary provided for in subsection (1) of this section is not required to be a member of the board. The secretary shall execute a bond or furnish an irrevocable letter of credit, as required of board members by ORS 565.210 (County fairs). [Amended by 1953 c.675 §12; 1961 c.684 §2; 1965 c.513 §2; 1967 c.275 §2; 1991 c.331 §85]
§§ 565.210 to 565.330

Notes of Decisions

County fair board is county agency and county is liable for its negligence. Dundas v. Lincoln County, 48 Or App 1025, 618 P2d 978 (1980)

Atty. Gen. Opinions

County fair associations as private nonprofit corporations, (1979) Vol 39, p 505


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