(1) A boundary commission may initiate a proceeding for a major boundary change in territory subject to its jurisdiction by adopting and within 10 days thereafter filing with the proper filing agency a resolution proposing the change and by proceeding in accordance with the principal Act of the affected city or district, ORS 199.476, 199.480 and this section. When the resolution is filed with the filing agency, thereafter for all purposes the resolution shall be considered as if it were a petition filed in accordance with the principal Act.
(2) The resolution shall:
(a) Identify the affected city or district;
(b) State the kind of boundary change proposed;
(c) Contain a legal description of the boundaries of the affected territory;
(d) If the proposal concerns a district, designate the principal Act of the affected district;
(e) Have attached a map showing the location of the affected territory; and
(f) Include whatever additional information the principal Act of the affected city or district authorizes or requires petitioners to include in or with a petition for such a boundary change.
(3) In proceedings initiated under this section, the filing agency is not required to send a copy of the resolution to the boundary commission, but the commission shall, except in formation proceedings, file a certified copy of the resolution with the affected city or district within five days after the date the resolution is filed with the filing agency, unless the city or district is the filing agency. [1969 c.494 §15; 1971 c.462 §12; 1973 c.664 §5]Section: Previous 199.466 199.468 199.470 199.475 199.476 199.480 199.483 199.485 199.487 199.490 199.495 199.500 199.505 199.507 199.508 Next
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