Local Government Resources

​​​​​Procurement Basics
Purchasing, leasing, renting, or otherwise acquiring supplies, services, or capital assets.

New Government Official Resources
Help for new government officials in keeping compliant with your responsibilities as a public official.

Ethics Considerations​
Compliance with ethics rules is the personal responsibility of each public official.

​​Assumed Business Name for Government resource​ ​
You may be asked for an Oregon business registry number in order to open a bank account, secure a line of credit, or conduct other business.​

​Laws and Rules

​Minimum Standards for Audits of Oregon Municipal Corporations​

Minimum Standards for Reviews of Oregon Municipal Corporations​

Municipal Audit Law - ORS 297​​

Board of Accountancy Roster of Licensed Municipal Auditors​​​

Oregon Society of CPAs (ORCPA)

Management representation of fiscal affairs - Review Report - OSCPA suggested report

Minimum Standards for Audits - OSCPA suggested audit program​​

Oregon Budget Law​ - OSCPA suggested audit program

Oregon State School Fund (ADM)​ - OSCPA suggested audit program

Student Investment Act (SIA)​ – ODE suggested audit program

Report required by Oregon State regulations​ - OSCPA suggested report​​​​​

Department of Revenue

Local Budget Law​​​​​

Registered Agent - Special Districts

Special districts are required to designate a registered office and a registered agent (ORS 198.340). The Notice of Designation​ ​of Special District Registered Office and Registered Agent form must be filed with the Secretary of State Archives Division. This form must be completed each time a change is made in either the registered agent or the registered office. There is no fee for filing this form. ​​​​​​​​​