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Oregon Library Laws - Revised Statutes - Special Districts: Generally
Oregon Revised Statutes
Chapter 198 - Special Districts Generally
 
GENERAL PROVISIONS
 
198.010 "District" defined for chapter. As used in this chapter, except as otherwise specifically provided, "district" means any one of the following:
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(23) A library district organized under ORS 357.216 to 357.286.
 
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198.115 District employee as member of governing board. A district, by an ordinance or resolution that takes effect at least one year prior to the date of the regular district election, may provide that any individual who is an employee of the district is not eligible to serve as a member of the governing board of the district by which the individual is employed.
    
198.180 "District" defined for ORS 198.190. As used in ORS 198.190, unless the context requires otherwise, "district" has the meaning given that term by ORS 198.010 (2) to (5) and (7) to (23). In addition, "district" means any one of the following:
(1) A county service district organized under ORS chapter 451.
 
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198.190 Compensation and expenses of members of certain boards. A member of the governing body of a district may receive an amount not to exceed $50 for each day or portion thereof as compensation for services performed as a member of the governing body. Such compensation shall not be deemed lucrative. The governing body may provide for reimbursement of a member for actual and reasonable traveling and other expenses necessarily incurred by a member in performing official duties.
    
198.210 "District" defined for ORS 198.220. As used in ORS 198.220, in addition to the meaning given the term by ORS 198.010, "district" means any one of the following:
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198.220 Bond or letter of credit for member of boards of certain districts. The governing body of a district shall require bond or an irrevocable letter of credit of any member of the governing body or any officer or employee of the district who is charged with possession and control of district funds and properties. The letter of credit shall be issued by an insured institution, as defined in ORS 706.008. The amount of the bond or letter of credit shall be fixed by the governing body of the district. The premium for the bond or the fee for the letter of credit shall be paid from district funds.
    
198.310 "District" defined for ORS 198.320. As used in ORS 198.320, in addition to the meaning given the term by ORS 198.010, "district" means a soil and water conservation district organized under ORS 568.210 to 568.808 and 568.900 to 568.933.
 
198.320 Filling of vacancies on boards of certain districts.
(1) Except as otherwise provided by law, a vacancy in an elected office in the membership of the governing body of a district shall be filled by appointment by a majority of the remaining members of the governing body. If a majority of the membership of the governing body is vacant or if a majority cannot agree, the vacancies shall be filled promptly by the county court of the county in which the administrative office of the district is located.
 
(2) This subsection applies to districts defined in ORS 255.012 which have a regular district election on a date specified in ORS 255.335. The period of service of a person appointed under subsection (1) of this section shall expire June 30 next following the next regular district election at which a successor is elected. The successor shall be elected to serve the remainder, if any, of the term for which the appointment was made. If the term for which the appointment was made expires June 30 after the election of the successor, the successor shall be elected to a full term. In either case the successor shall take office July 1 next following the election.
 
(3) This subsection applies to districts not included in subsection (2) of this section. The period of service of a person appointed under subsection (1) of this section shall expire on the day before the first Monday in January of the year next following the election at which a successor is elected. The successor shall be elected to serve the remainder, if any, of the term for which the appointment was made. If the term for which the appointment was made expires on the day before the first Monday in January after the election of a successor, the successor shall be elected to a full term. In either case, the successor shall take office on the first Monday in January of the year next following the election.