Oregon Statutes - Chapter 328 - Local Financing of Education - Section 328.441 - Custody and disbursement of school district funds.

(1) Common school district boards and union high school district boards shall designate the persons to be custodians of school funds of their respective districts. Such funds shall be disbursed only in the manner provided by ORS 328.445 (1).

(2) For the purpose of receiving deposits of school funds, the district school board of each district described in subsection (1) of this section shall designate such bank or banks within the county or counties in which the district is located, as the board deems safe and proper depositories for school district funds. The custodian designated under subsection (1) of this section is not liable personally or upon official bond of the custodian for moneys lost by reason of failure or insolvency of any bank that becomes a depository under this subsection.

(3) If the district does not designate a custodian of school funds, the county treasurer or county fiscal officer shall be custodian of funds of all school districts. School district funds in the county treasurerís or county fiscal officerís custody shall be disbursed only upon warrants drawn on the county treasurer or county fiscal officer by the district school board in the manner provided by law.

(4) The proceeds of the sale of school district bonds or warrants shall be used solely for the purpose for which the bonds or warrants were issued, including reduction of existing bond or warrant indebtedness. [1953 c.89 §§2,3,4; 1955 c.312 §2; 1965 c.100 §66; 1975 c.770 §6; 1981 c.441 §3; 2003 c.226 §8]

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