Oregon Statutes - Chapter 565 - Fairs and Exhibits - Section 565.330 - Maintenance of fairgrounds and buildings; tax levy.

(1) In any county the county court may, at the time of making the annual estimate of the county levy for county purposes, include in the estimate and levy a sum not exceeding one one-hundred-sixtieths of one percent (0.0000625) of the real market value of all taxable property within the county, computed in accordance with ORS 308.207, to cover the cost of maintaining the county fairgrounds and buildings, erecting new buildings and general operating expenses. The tax shall be collected in the same manner as other taxes are collected, shall be placed in a special fund to be known as the fair fund and warrants drawn thereon by the county fair board.

(2) The limitation provided by subsection (1) of this section on the amount of the levy does not apply to any specific levy for the purpose described in subsection (1) of this section that receives approval of a majority of the voters voting at a county-wide election. [Amended by 1955 c.209 §2; 1963 c.9 §33; 1983 c.646 §1; 1991 c.459 §435]

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