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250 N Main, Canyonville, OR 97417
         541-839-4258 or 541-839-4020
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Chapter VI


Section 23. Qualifications.

1. An elective city officer shall be a qualified elector under the state constitution and shall have resided in the city during the 12 months immediately before being elected or appointed to the office. In this subsection "city" means area inside the city limits at the time of the election or appointment.

2. No person may be a candidate at a single election for more than one elective city office.

3. An elective officer may be employed in a city position that is substantially volunteer in nature. Whether the position is so may be decided by the municipal court or in some other manner, whichever the council prescribes.

4. Except as subsection (3) of this section provides to the contrary, the council is the final judge of the election and qualifications of its members.

Section 24. Compensation.

Councilors and the mayor shall receive no pay for their services but may be reimbursed for actual expenses they incur when performing their duties. The compensation of other officers shall be prescribed by the Council. 

Section 25. Oath.

Before assuming city office, an officer shall take an oath or shall affirm that he or she will faithfully perform the duties of the office and support the constitution and laws of the United States and of the State of Oregon. Appointed officers shall also take an oath of office

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