Oregon Statutes - Chapter 267 - Mass Transit Districts; Transportation Districts - Section 267.520 - Method of forming district.

(1) In addition to initiatory action authorized by ORS 198.705 to 198.955, proceedings to establish a district may be initiated by a resolution adopted by the governing body of the most populous city in the proposed district and filed with the county governing body, petitioning that body to call the election; or

(2) The petition or resolution initiating formation shall request, if the district is to impose operating taxes, that the election to establish the district include a proposed permanent rate limit for operating taxes for the district within the meaning of section 11 (3), Article XI of the Oregon Constitution. If the petition or resolution does so, the proposition to be voted on at the election shall include a proposed permanent rate limit for the district, in accordance with the petition or resolution. [1974 c.9 §4; 1997 c.541 §360]

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