Soil and Water Conservation

ORS 568.545
Procedure for selection of directors of consolidated districts

  • selection of officers


If two or more soil and water conservation districts are consolidated, all directors of the former districts may continue to serve until directors for the consolidated district are elected as provided in this subsection. Not later than 30 days after the date of issuance of the certificate referred to in ORS 568.471 (Effect of consolidating districts), the boards of the former districts shall hold a joint meeting. At the joint meeting, a majority of all the directors of all the former districts constitutes a quorum for the transaction of business. The directors so assembled shall elect seven persons from among their number to serve as directors of the consolidated district. The term of office of the directors elected as provided in this subsection shall be as provided in ORS 568.560 (Number of directors) (5)(b). The number of directors of a consolidated district may be reduced to five in the manner provided in ORS 568.565 (Procedures for changing number of directors).


The directors elected as provided in subsection (1) of this section shall select a chairperson, secretary and other necessary officers and select a regular date for the annual and other meetings. [1965 c.155 §3; 1969 c.393 §1; 1973 c.656 §12; 2007 c.690 §4; 2009 c.220 §25]
§§ 568.225 to 568.800

Atty. Gen. Opinions

County regulation of activities resulting in soil erosion, (1975) Vol 37, p 819


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