(1) If the boundary commission by its final order approves a transfer of territory, the change shall take effect at the time specified in the final order, but the effective date shall not be less than 45 days, nor more than one year, after the date the commission adopts the final order approving the change. If no effective date is specified in the final order, the order shall take effect 45 days after the commission adopts the final order approving the change. However, the change shall not take effect unless it is also approved by the electors if within 45 days after the date of the adoption of the order:
(a) Written objections to the change signed by not less than 10 percent or 100, whichever number is the lesser, of the electors in the affected territory are filed with the commission; or
(b) A resolution objecting to the change adopted by the district board, governing body of a city-county or city council of any affected city or district is filed with the commission.
(2) If an objection is filed by the board of a district, governing body of a city-county or city council of a city which under the final order would lose territory, it shall call and hold an election within its boundaries on whether the territory designated for transfer should be withdrawn from the district or city.
(3) If an objection is filed by the board of a district or city council of a city which under the final order would acquire the territory, it shall call and hold an election within its boundaries on whether the territory designated for transfer should be annexed to the district or city.
(4) If objections are filed by the electors, the commission shall certify the fact of the objections to the county board of the county where the territory is located whereupon the board shall call an election within the boundaries of the territory proposed for transfer on whether the territory should be transferred.
(5) An election required by this section shall be held on the next appropriate election date authorized under ORS 203.085, 221.230 or 255.345. The results of the election shall be certified to the commission. If a majority of those voting on a proposition in each and all elections approve the change approved by the commission, the commission thereupon shall proclaim the results of the election. Upon the adoption of the proclamation, the change shall take effect. [1975 c.361 §6; 1981 c.265 §11; 1983 c.336 §18; 1997 c.494 §19]Section: Previous 199.483 199.485 199.487 199.490 199.495 199.500 199.505 199.507 199.508 199.510 199.512 199.514 199.515 199.519 199.520 Next
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