Chapter 547 Drainage Districts

Sections

547.005
Authority to form drainage district
547.010
Petition to form district; contents
547.015
Verification and filing of petition
547.020
Fixing time and place of hearing; notice; jurisdiction over district
547.025
Filing of objections
547.030
Evidence at hearing; findings; appeal
547.040
Application of Act of 1915 and amendments to districts organized under earlier laws
547.045
Public lands within district; authority to sign petition or objections; liability of lands; assessments
547.050
Signing of petition by Governor
547.055
Attack on validity or boundaries of district; time for commencement of suit
547.057
Drainage district activity as urban service
547.060
Scope of Drainage District Act
547.063
Definitions
547.065
Public hearing required
547.067
Powers of drainage district
547.069
Formation of drainage district by owners of certain lands permitted
547.071
Powers of drainage district officers and employees
547.073
Powers of board of supervisors
547.075
Contracts with federal government permitted
547.077
Powers of boards of supervisors west of the Cascade Mountains
547.079
Clogged or obstructed conditions; notice to owner or occupant
547.081
Repair of clogged or obstructed condition
547.083
Owner or occupant liable for repair expense; notice and recordation of lien
547.105
Election of supervisors; qualifications and terms of office; quorum for transaction of business at owners’ meetings
547.110
Annual meeting; election of supervisors; owners entitled to vote
547.112
Change in number of supervisors
547.115
Supervisor’s oath of office
547.120
Board of supervisors; officers; secretary; seal; record of proceedings; report
547.125
Secretary as treasurer; duties; audit of books and report to landowners; compensation
547.130
Record of meetings, proceedings, certificates, bonds, acts
547.135
Removal of employees
547.140
Uniform charge to pay expenses of organizing district, surveys, assessing benefits and damages; collection; surplus funds; refunding in case of dissolution
547.150
Payment of claims; warrants; nonpayment; interest-bearing warrants; charge or levy of tax to pay
547.205
Appointment of engineer; duties; surveys; report; maps
547.210
Engineer’s report; adoption by supervisors; report constitutes “Plan for Reclamation”; exclusion of lands not benefited; certain irrigated lands deemed to be benefited
547.215
Commissioners; appointment; qualifications; quorum; continuing existence
547.220
Notice of appointment of commissioners; meeting; secretary of board of supervisors to furnish certain information; oath; officers
547.225
Assessment of benefits and damages by commissioners; report; compensation
547.230
Notice of report of commissioners; publication; form
547.235
Exceptions to report or assessment; hearing by court; modifications; transmission of judgment and report to supervisors and county clerks; appeal from judgment
547.240
Dissolution of district if cost exceeds benefits; obligations and expenses; additional charges
547.245
Reassessment of benefits
547.250
Changes in plan for reclamation; petition for amendment of plan; notice
547.255
Objections to petition; findings; judgment; recording
547.260
Appointment of commissioners when plan amended; subsequent proceedings; court costs
547.265
Amendment of plan where works or charge insufficient; additional charge
547.305
Entry on land; acquisition of property; water filings and appropriations; condemnation of property devoted to public use; right of way across state lands
547.310
Board authority regarding reclamation works; contracts; engineer’s duties
547.315
Connecting existing improvements; procedure; connection with improvements outside district
547.320
Powers of districts regarding irrigation works; bonds
547.325
Powers of districts under 1,000 acres regarding domestic water supply
547.355
Contracts with United States for reclamation by drainage or irrigation authorized
547.360
Payment of amounts due; assessments on lands; lien thereof; collection
547.405
Districts west of Cascades; control of supervisors over improvements
547.410
Maintaining improvements; notice to owner or occupant of premises
547.415
Failure of owner or occupant to act; maintenance by supervisors
547.420
Liability for cost of work; notice of claim of lien; foreclosure; sale of land
547.425
Prohibited practices
547.430
Civil liability for expense of removal of filth or obstruction; recovery by action
547.455
Annual charge or assessment; computation; apportionment; liability of state lands; payment of assessments by bonds, coupons or warrants
547.460
County, city and town lands subject to taxation, assessment or charges
547.465
Assessment or charge of low lands used for growing crops
547.470
Extra assessment or charge for lake drainage
547.475
List of assessments and apportionments
547.480
Collection of tax; disposition
547.482
Filing boundary change with county assessor and Department of Revenue
547.485
Governing body of county to make assessment and levy upon failure of supervisors to do so
547.490
Waiver of penalty or interest by certain districts
547.492
Alternative charge or assessment method
547.495
Crops bound by lien; exceptions
547.500
Notice or claim of crop lien; filing; contents
547.505
Recording of crop lien claim by clerk; indexing
547.510
Form of crop lien claim; foreclosure
547.515
Removal of crops to another county; recording of notice in latter county; rights of purchasers and mortgagees
547.555
Bonds; issuance; interest; place of payment; maturities
547.560
Sale of bonds; procedure
547.565
Payment of bonds from assessments
547.570
Bond proceeds; depository
547.575
Bond fund account; general fund
547.580
Retirement of bonds before maturity; call provisions
547.605
Funding and refunding of debt; bonds; place of payment
547.610
Sale or exchange of bonds; application of proceeds; cancellation of retired obligations; record of transactions
547.615
Tax for payment of interest and principal; sinking fund
547.620
Retirement of outstanding bonds; notice to bondholders to submit propositions; premium; calling of bonds
547.655
Authority to adopt alternative procedure
547.660
Exchange of refunding bonds for outstanding indebtedness
547.665
Numbering; maturities; negotiability; interest; place of payment; denominations; execution; registration; authority to retire bonds
547.670
Offer by holders of indebtedness to surrender evidences thereof or accept proportional payment; sale of bonds; notice; publication
547.675
Lien on land assessed for bond payment
547.680
Emergency fund; assessments for; use of
547.685
Retirement of bonds before maturity; notice of call; date of payment; cessation of interest
547.690
Judicial confirmation
547.695
Sale of lands for delinquent charges; district as purchaser; resale; payment of proceeds into emergency fund; district to bid at tax sale
547.697
Bond fund separate from district general fund; deposits to bond fund and district general fund; expenditures from bond fund and district general fund
547.755
Part of district annexed to city to be withdrawn from district only by consent of voters
547.990
Penalties