(1) A boundary commission shall have seven members.
(2) The Governor may appoint all members of a commission from a list of names obtained from cities, counties and districts within the area of jurisdiction of the boundary commission. The Governor shall prepare the list annually and keep it current so timely appointments will be made as vacancies occur. The Governor shall endeavor to appoint members from the various cities, counties and districts so as to provide geographical diversity of representation on the commission.
(3) To be qualified to serve as a member of a commission, a person must be a resident of the area subject to the jurisdiction of the commission. A person who is an elected or appointed officer or employee of a city, county or district may not serve as a member of a commission. No more than two members of a commission shall be engaged principally in the buying, selling or developing of real estate for profit as individuals, or receive more than half of their gross income as or be principally occupied as members of any partnership, or as officers or employees of any corporation, that is engaged principally in the buying, selling or developing of real estate for profit. No more than two members of a commission shall be engaged in the same kind of business, trade, occupation or profession.
(4) A member shall be appointed to serve for a term of four years. A person shall not be eligible to serve for more than two consecutive terms, exclusive of:
(a) Any service for the unexpired term of a predecessor in office.
(b) Any term less than four years served on the commission first appointed.
(5) A commission may declare the office of a member vacant for any cause set out by ORS 236.010 or for failure, without good reason, to attend two consecutive meetings of the commission. A vacancy shall be filled by the Governor. If the Governor has not filled a vacancy within 45 days after the vacancy occurs, then, and until such time as the vacancy is filled, the remaining members of a commission shall comprise and act as the full membership of the commission for purposes of ORS 199.445. [1969 c.494 §6; 1975 c.653 §1; 1979 c.374 §1; 1981 c.265 §5; 1989 c.92 §12b; 1989 c.321 §4; 1991 c.15 §1; 1997 c.516 §2]Section: Previous 199.420 199.425 199.425 199.427 199.430 199.432 199.435 199.440 199.445 199.450 199.452 199.455 199.457 199.458 199.458 Next
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