(1) For purposes of public transportation, a district may:
(a) Contract with the United States or with any county, city or state, or any of their departments or agencies, for the construction, preservation, improvement, operation or maintenance of any system.
(b) Build, construct, purchase, improve, operate and maintain, subject to other applicable provisions of law, all improvements, facilities or equipment necessary or desirable for the system of the district.
(c) Enter into contracts and employ agents, engineers, attorneys and other persons and fix their compensation.
(d) Fix and collect charges for the use of the system.
(e) Construct, acquire, maintain and operate passenger terminal facilities and motor vehicle parking facilities in connection with the system within or outside the district.
(f) Use a public thoroughfare in a manner mutually agreed to by the governing bodies of the district and of the thoroughfare or, if they cannot so agree upon how the district may use the thoroughfare, in a manner determined by an arbitrator appointed by the Governor.
(g) Do such other acts or things as may be necessary or convenient for the proper exercise of the powers granted to a district by ORS 267.510 to 267.650.
(2) A district shall be entitled to tax refunds under ORS 319.831, as if the district were a city. [1974 c.9 §10; 1979 c.344 §2]Section: Previous 267.515 267.517 267.520 267.530 267.540 267.550 267.560 267.570 267.575 267.580 267.590 267.600 267.610 267.615 267.620 Next
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