Chapter 2.68


2.68.010    Creation of urban renewal agency.

2.68.020    Membership.

2.68.030    Term.

2.68.040    Vacancy.

2.68.050    Residency requirement.

2.68.060    Chairperson and vice chairperson.

2.68.070    Records.

2.68.080    Meetings.

2.68.090    Powers and duties.

2.68.010 Creation of urban renewal agency.

Pursuant to ORS 457.035, the Cornelius city council finds and declares that blighted areas, as defined in ORS 457.010, exist within the city. Given the blighted conditions, the city council declares and recognizes that there is a need for an urban renewal agency to function within the city of Cornelius and hereby creates an urban renewal agency. The corporate name of the agency created by this chapter shall be known as the Cornelius urban renewal agency (“agency”). [Ord. 2019-01 § 2 (Exh. A), 2019.]

2.68.020 Membership.

Agency membership shall be the same as that of the city council. Agency members shall receive no compensation, but may be reimbursed for duly authorized expenses. [Ord. 2019-01 § 2 (Exh. A), 2019.]

2.68.030 Term.

The term of office of an agency member shall be the same as that of a member of the city council. [Ord. 2019-01 § 2 (Exh. A), 2019.]

2.68.040 Vacancy.

Vacancies shall be filled as city council vacancies are filled pursuant to the Cornelius City Charter and Chapter 2.10 CMC. [Ord. 2019-01 § 2 (Exh. A), 2019.]

2.68.050 Residency requirement.

Residency requirements for agency members shall be the same as the city council requirements. [Ord. 2019-01 § 2 (Exh. A), 2019.]

2.68.060 Chairperson and vice chairperson.

At its first meeting of each calendar year, the agency shall elect a chairperson and vice chairperson to serve one-year terms. [Ord. 2019-01 § 2 (Exh. A), 2019.]

2.68.070 Records.

The city manager or other staff member designated by the city manager shall keep accurate records of all agency proceedings. [Ord. 2019-01 § 2 (Exh. A), 2019.]

2.68.080 Meetings.

As necessary to conduct agency business, meetings shall occur on the regularly scheduled city council meeting dates unless a special meeting is required. All meetings of the agency shall be public and shall be scheduled and conducted in accordance with state law relating to public meetings. A majority of the members of the agency shall constitute a quorum. Special meetings will be duly noticed as required by state law relating to public meetings. The agency may adopt rules to govern its meetings. [Ord. 2019-01 § 2 (Exh. A), 2019.]

2.68.090 Powers and duties.

The city council further declares, pursuant to ORS 457.045(3), that all of the rights, powers, duties, privileges, and immunities granted to and vested in an urban renewal agency by the laws of the state of Oregon shall be exercised by and vested in the agency; provided, however, that any act of the governing body acting as the urban renewal agency shall be and shall be considered the act of the agency only and not of the city council. [Ord. 2019-01 § 2 (Exh. A), 2019.]