Oregon Statutes - Chapter 271 - Use and Disposition of Public Lands Generally; Easements - Section 271.520 - Declaration of legislative purpose.

It is hereby declared that there is a need for the continued development of industrial, commercial, manufacturing, research and development and warehouse facilities to insure the growth and prosperity of the state, and of the counties and cities within the state. It is the purpose of ORS 271.510 to 271.540 to provide the counties and cities within the state with the power to acquire title by gift, grant or donation to one or more industrial facilities and to lease, sell and convey such facilities to any person, firm, partnership or corporation, either public or private. It is further declared that the acquisition of title to such facilities and the lease, sale and conveyance of such facilities as provided by ORS 271.510 to 271.540 is a public purpose and shall be regarded as performing an essential governmental function in carrying out the provisions of ORS 271.510 to 271.540. [1965 c.553 §1; 1983 c.459 §14]

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