Oregon Statutes - Chapter 261 - People's Utility Districts - Section 261.190 - Election of first board of directors; qualifications; tenure.

(1) At all elections where the creation of a district is authorized, five directors shall be elected to manage and transact the business of the district.

(2) Candidates for the office of director must be electors of this state, must have resided in the proposed district continuously for not less than two years next preceding the date of the election, and must continue to reside in the district during their term of office.

(3) All electors of the proposed district shall have the right to vote for five candidates at the election.

(4) The five candidates receiving the highest number of votes in the area approved by the electors and declared by the county governing body to be a district shall be elected to serve until the first Monday in January after the first regular general election which occurs not less than one year following the election to create the district, and until their successors are elected and qualified. [Amended by 1973 c.796 §11; 1975 c.598 §4; 1979 c.558 §16; 2003 c.14 §123]

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