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2015 Regular Session
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At the request of:
Chief Sponsors: Representative Fagan , Representative Kennemer
Regular Sponsors:
Bill Title: Relating to the distribution of excess moneys in the funds of the City of Damascus; and declaring an emergency.
Catchline/Summary: Requires City of Damascus, if city is disincorporated, to notify public of city's obligation to satisfy city's debts and obligations and to encourage creditors to present claims to city to ensure timely payment of valid debts and obligations.
Requires City of Damascus, if city is disincorporated, to notify public of city's obligation to satisfy city's debts and obligations and to encourage creditors to present claims to city to ensure timely payment of valid debts and obligations. Requires city to satisfy city's current and pending debts and obligations, outstanding employment-related obligations and other debts, obligations, liabilities and expenses requiring satisfaction by disincorporating city. Requires City of Damascus to transfer moneys in city road fund to Clackamas County and requires expenditure of moneys by county for road purposes within boundaries of former city. Requires city to transfer up to $3 million to Clackamas County for certain employment-related and other current service expenses in budget of city on date of disincorporation. Requires distribution to ad valorem property taxpayers of former City of Damascus moneys in excess of moneys expended for purposes described above. Requires distribution to Clackamas County, for 10 years, of state shared funds that would otherwise have been distributed to City of Damascus, to compensate county for distribution of excess moneys. Requires that state shared funds be used by county for certain purposes within boundaries of former city. Becomes operative on earlier of date on which House Bill 3085 (2015) disincorporating City of Damascus is approved by majority of people of city voting in next regular general election held throughout state or date on which appellate court issues final decision holding that question of disincorporation of City of Damascus was effectively approved at 2013 election. Provides that, if appellate court issues final decision before next primary election, House Bill 3085 (2015) is repealed and may not be submitted to people of City of Damascus for vote and, if House Bill 3085 (2015) is submitted to people for vote, ballots on question may not be counted. Declares emergency, effective on passage.
Fiscal Impact: Fiscal Impact Issued
Revenue Impact: No Revenue Impact
Measure Analysis: Staff Measure Summary / Impact Statements
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