Ohio Revised Code § 3735.52 - Powers Of Public Bodies.

Within the area in which it is authorized to act, any state public body may upon such terms, with or without consideration, as it determines:

(A) Dedicate, sell, convey, or lease any of its property to a metropolitan housing authority or the federal government;

(B) Cause parks, playgrounds, recreational, community, educational, water, sewer, or drainage facilities, or any other works which it is otherwise empowered to undertake, to be furnished adjacent to or in connection with housing projects;

(C) Furnish, dedicate, close, pave, install, grade, regrade, plan, or replan streets, roads, alleys, roadways, sidewalks, or other places which it is otherwise empowered to undertake;

(D) Plan or replan or zone or rezone any part of such state public body; make exceptions from building regulations and ordinances;

(E) Enter into agreements, which may extend over any period, with an authority or the federal government respecting action to be taken by such state public body pursuant to any of the powers granted in sections 3735.51 to 3735.57, inclusive, of the Revised Code;

(F) Do all things necessary or convenient to aid and co-operate in the planning, undertaking, construction, or operation of such housing projects;

(G) Employ any funds belonging to, or within the control of, such state public body, including funds derived from the sale or furnishing of property, improvements, or facilities to an authority, in the purchase of the bonds or other obligations of an authority, and exercise all the rights of any holder of such bonds or other obligations;

(H) With respect to any housing project which an authority has acquired from the federal government and which the authority by resolution has found and declared to have been constructed in a manner that will promote the public interest and afford necessary safety, sanitation, and other protection, no state public body shall require any changes to be made in the housing project or the manner of its construction or take any other action relating to such construction;

(I) In connection with any public improvements made by a state public body in exercising the powers granted in such sections, such state public body may incur the entire expense thereof. Any sale, conveyance, lease, or agreement, provided for in this section, may be made by a state public body without appraisal, public notice, advertisement, or public bidding.

Effective Date: 10-01-1953

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