Fairs and Exhibits

ORS 565.325
County fair fund

  • purpose
  • source of moneys


Each county that holds a county fair shall establish and maintain a fair fund. The fair fund may be expended only for the promotion and operation of the county fair and to provide, maintain and improve county fairgrounds, buildings, facilities and improvements on the county fairgrounds for the county fair and other events authorized by the county fair board.


All moneys received from activities conducted at the county fair or at the county fairgrounds or facilities, and all moneys received by a county fair as the licensee for pari-mutuel wagering on races conducted at or on behalf of the fair shall be deposited in the county fair fund. [1985 c.716 §3; 1997 c.435 §3]
§§ 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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