Ohio Revised Code § 6131.06 - Bond To Be Filed With Petition.

The petitioner shall file with the petition referred to in section 6131.04 of the Revised Code a bond in the penal sum of five hundred dollars, plus the sum of two dollars for each parcel of land in excess of two hundred parcels averred in the petition to be benefited, with at least two sureties who are freeholders of the county, or with surety by a surety company authorized to do business in this state, or with cash. The bond shall be made payable to the county, to the credit of the general drainage improvement fund, and conditioned to pay the cost of notices, plus any other incidental expenses, except the costs incurred by the engineer in making his preliminary reports if the prayer of the petition is not granted or if the petition is for any cause dismissed unless the board of county commissioners decides to pay the engineer's costs from the petitioners' bond in accordance with section 6131.09 of the Revised Code. The bond shall be released at the expiration of the twenty-one day appeal period provided for in section 6131.25 of the Revised Code after order of the commissioners at the first hearing or at the termination of the appeal.

Effective Date: 07-05-1983

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