Oregon Statutes - Chapter 261 - People's Utility Districts - Section 261.105 - Powers of district; formation; annexation; consolidation.

(1) People’s utility districts may be created as provided in this chapter. A people’s utility district may exercise all powers conferred by this chapter.

(2) When a majority of all votes cast, at an election within the boundaries of any proposed district to determine whether or not the district is to be formed, favors formation, the district shall be created.

(3) In any election to annex a city or separate parcel of territory to an existing district, or to consolidate two or more existing districts, an affirmative vote of a majority of the votes cast from each city or separate parcel of territory or district voting to annex or consolidate, shall be required to authorize the annexation or consolidation.

(4) Annexation to an existing district shall be subject to the provisions of ORS 198.720 (2). [Amended by 1979 c.558 §7; 2003 c.802 §68]

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