(A) The board of county commissioners may pay the whole or any part of the cost of constructing, maintaining, repairing, or operating any improvement provided for in this chapter, including the payment of a county sanitary engineer and the sanitary engineer’s assistants and other necessary expenses. Insofar as such expenses relate to the construction of a permanent improvement, they may be considered as part of the cost of such improvement and bonds may be issued therefor.

Terms Used In Ohio Code 6117.25

  • constructing: means construction, reconstruction, enlargement, extension, improvement, renovation, repair, and replacement of sanitary or drainage facilities or of prevention or replacement facilities, but does not include any repairs, replacements, or similar actions that do not constitute and qualify as permanent improvements. See Ohio Code 6117.01
  • County sanitary engineer: means either of the following:

    (a) The registered professional engineer employed or appointed by the board of county commissioners to be the county sanitary engineer as provided in this section3;

    (b) The county engineer, if, for as long as and to the extent that engineer by agreement entered into under section 315. See Ohio Code 6117.01

(B) Bonds and notes in anticipation thereof, including bonds issued in anticipation of the collection of assessments deferred pursuant to sections 6117.061 and 6117.33 of the Revised Code, may be issued by the board pursuant to Chapter 133. of the Revised Code, to finance any such improvement, provided that where a separate issue of bonds is issued in anticipation of the collection of deferred assessments, the first principal maturity of such bonds may be not later than five years from the date of such bonds. Bonds issued in anticipation of the collection of assessments deferred pursuant to sections 6117.061 and 6117.33 of the Revised Code and notes issued in anticipation of such bonds shall be considered for all purposes under this chapter and Chapter 133. of the Revised Code as being bonds or notes issued in anticipation of the levy or collection of special assessments.

(C) Bonds may be issued by the board under Chapter 165. of the Revised Code to finance such improvements payable solely from revenues generated by the improvements.

Effective Date: 10-30-1989; 2008 HB562 09-22-2008 .