Oregon Statutes - Chapter 335 - High Schools - Section 335.515 - Local school committee; election; duties.

(1) Whenever any union high school district votes to include kindergarten and grades 1 through 12 within a single district under ORS 335.505, the union high school district board may on its own motion, or must upon receipt of a petition signed by at least 100 of the electors of the district, provide for the election of a local school committee.

(2) The local school committee shall consist of three members elected by the electors of a zone or attendance unit designated by the district school board. At the first regular district election following the election to lengthen the course, there shall be elected three members of each local school committee. After the first election, members shall be elected as provided in ORS 330.425 and shall have the same authority and duties of local school committees in ORS 330.430.

(3) Each office of local school committee member shall be designated by number as Position No. 1, Position No. 2 or Position No. 3 and so forth. The school district shall assign a position number to each office on the local school committee and shall certify to the filing officer the name of the committee member in office holding that position. A copy of the certification shall be filed in the office of the filing officer. As used in this section, “filing officer” means the:

(a) County clerk or county official in charge of elections of the county in which the administrative office of the district is located regarding a district located in more than one county; or

(b) County clerk or county official in charge of elections in a district situated wholly within the county. [1967 c.103 §3; 1983 c.350 §193; 1991 c.67 §82; 1991 c.167 §22; 1993 c.45 §72; 1995 c.607 §74]

(Adding Districts)

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