Oregon Statutes - Chapter 565 - Fairs and Exhibits - Section 565.442 - County fair board annual reports.

(1) On or before October 31 of each year, a county fair board must submit to the County Fair Commission, on a form approved by the commission, data for the period since the preceding report date regarding:

(a) Use of the county fairgrounds by youths and adults;

(b) Participation in county fairs by youths and adults;

(c) Evidence of community involvement in county fairs;

(d) Attendance at county fair and nonfair events;

(e) The most recent fiscal year budget for the county fairgrounds and evidence of compliance with open meeting law pursuant to ORS 192.610 to 192.690 in developing the budget;

(f) Compliance with public contracting and purchasing law under ORS 279.835 to 279.855 and ORS chapters 279A, 279B and 279C;

(g) The most recent business plan for the county fairgrounds;

(h) Maintenance of liability insurance in an amount satisfactory to the County Fair Commission; and

(i) Use of state funds distributed to the county fairs.

(2) If a county fair board fails to timely submit the data required by subsection (1) of this section, the county fair administered by that board is ineligible for state funding, including but not limited to, funding under ORS 565.445, for a period determined by the County Fair Commission, not to exceed one year. A county fair may appeal a commission decision under this subsection to the Director of Agriculture, whose decision is subject to ORS chapter 183.

(3) The County Fair Commission may contract for the collection and summarizing of data required to be submitted under subsection (1) of this section. The commission shall send a summary of the data to the Director of Agriculture. [2001 c.916 §3; 2003 c.517 §4; 2003 c.794 §301]

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