Oregon Statutes - Chapter 330 - Boundary Changes; Mergers - Section 330.095 - Request or petition for change or merger; content.

(1) Subject to ORS 332.118, the request or petition for proposed change or merger in school districts shall:

(a) Be directed to the district boundary board of the county or counties having jurisdiction over the affected school districts;

(b) Contain the names and numbers of districts affected by the change;

(c) Contain a concise statement of the type of change requested and, if only a portion of the school district is involved, contain a legal description thereof; and

(d) If a petition of electors from affected districts is involved, contain the signatures and residence addresses or mailing addresses of the petitioners and the names of the school districts in which they reside.

(2) If a merger is requested or petitioned, the request or petition shall also contain proposals for distribution of debt.

(3) When any proposed boundary change or merger affects school districts under the jurisdiction of different district boundary boards, the proposed change or merger shall first be acted upon by the district boundary board of the county in which lies the most populous district, and must be submitted to the district boundary board of the other affected county or counties.

(4) Any proposed merger may contain a recommendation that the new district retain the same name and number as the most populous school district in the merger or a recommendation for a new name for the district, a request for the formation of school committees as described in ORS 330.425 and a request that the number of members of the district school board be increased to seven members. [1963 c.282 §13(2); 1965 c.100 §74; 1967 c.328 §1; 1989 c.819 §4; 1991 c.167 §9; 1993 c.136 §2; 1999 c.21 §63; 2005 c.209 §16]

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