(1) In addition to the requirements established by ORS chapters 198, 221 and 222 for a boundary change, a metropolitan service district, in consultation with the Metro Policy Advisory Committee, may establish requirements for a boundary change that is subject to the jurisdiction of the district pursuant to ORS 268.347.
(2) For a boundary change that is subject to the jurisdiction of the district pursuant to ORS 268.347, the district shall:
(a) Establish a uniform hearing and notification process.
(b) Establish an expedited process for uncontested boundary changes.
(c) Establish clear and objective criteria for a boundary change.
(d) Ensure that a boundary change is in compliance with the Metro regional framework plan, as defined in ORS 197.015, and cooperative agreements and urban service agreements adopted pursuant to ORS chapter 195.
(3) The role of a metropolitan service district in the boundary determination process shall be ministerial only.
(4) Except as provided in this section and ORS 268.347 and 268.351, for a boundary change subject to the jurisdiction of the metropolitan service district:
(a) Proceedings for annexation of territory to a city and for all other changes in city boundaries shall be conducted as provided in ORS chapter 222;
(b) Proceedings for annexation of territory to a district, including the metropolitan service district, and for all other changes to the boundaries of a district, including the boundaries of the metropolitan service district, shall be conducted as provided in ORS chapter 198; and
(c) Notwithstanding contrary provisions regarding the party responsible for conducting hearings under ORS chapter 198, the metropolitan service district is the governing body responsible for conducting proceedings for a minor boundary change to the metropolitan service district. Proceedings for a minor boundary change to the boundaries of a metropolitan service district shall be conducted as provided in ORS chapter 198. [1997 c.516 §10; 1999 c.282 §1; 2005 c.22 §195; 2007 c.173 §3]Section: Previous 268.340 268.342 268.343 268.345 268.347 268.350 268.351 268.354 268.355 268.357 268.360 268.370 268.380 268.385 268.390 Next
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