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ORDINANCE NO. 1902

(An ordinance requesting transfer of jurisdiction over certain annexed roads from Hood River County to the City)

WHEREAS, the City has annexed the territories described in Exhibit A (the “Annexed Territories”);

WHEREAS, the Annexed Territories contain roads under jurisdiction of Hood River County as described in Exhibit A (“Annexed Roads”);

WHEREAS, the County has expressed an interest in transferring jurisdiction of the Annexed Roads to the City pursuant to ORS 373.270;

WHEREAS, the City deems it necessary and for the best interests of the City to acquire jurisdiction over the Annexed Roads so as to provide the same road services to all territories within City limits;

WHEREAS, this Ordinance constitutes the City’s request that the County surrender jurisdiction over the Annexed Roads pursuant to ORS 373.270(6) and adopt an order complying with ORS 373.270.

 NOW, THEREFORE, THE CITY OF HOOD RIVER ORDAINS AS FOLLOWS:
1. This Ordinance constitutes the City’s request that the County surrender jurisdiction over the Annexed Roads pursuant to ORS 373.270(6).
2. The City requests that the County adopt an order complying with ORS 373.270 transferring jurisdiction over the Annexed Roads as soon as reasonably practical.

Read for the first time: _________________________, 2006.

Read for the second time and passed:  _________________________, 2006, to become effective thirty (30) days hence.

Signed      , 2006.

            
Linda Streich, Mayor

ATTEST:

Jean M. Hadley, City Recorder