Or. Admin. R. 690-051-0410 - Agreements Between Municipal and Private Applicants

(1) A district or municipal applicant and a private applicant may contract together for the purpose of developing hydroelectric power. The joint project may receive the benefit of municipal preference and proceed under the municipal application process if the benefit, interest and control retained by the district or municipal corporation is as follows:
(a) A minimum of ten percent of the gross or 30 percent of the net project income annually, at the option of the applicant, unless excepted by the Commission;
(b) The proprietary interest in the project lands; and
(c) Control over the operation of the project to the extent the district or municipal corporation can assure:
(A) Compliance with all regulations conditions and orders of the Director, or in cases where the final order is approved by the Commission, the Commission, affecting the project;
(B) Maintenance of flow, fish passage facilities, screening devices and other structural facilities and operational measures required by the Director, or in cases where the final order is approved by the Commission, the Commission or the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife; and
(C) Payment of annual fees required by ORS 543.710 and 543.720 and expenses required by any agreement developed under ORS 543.265.
(2) Any changes in the terms of a contract between a district/municipal corporation and private applicant that affect section (1) of this rule, shall first be approved by the Director.

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Or. Admin. R. 690-051-0410
RD 14-1986, f. & ef. 10-13-86; WRD 2-1993, f. & cert. ef. 5-19-93

Stat. Auth.: ORS 536.025, ORS 536.027, ORS 537 & ORS 543

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