§ 307.01 County buildings, offices, equipment
§ 307.02 Methods for providing county facilities
§ 307.021 Public purpose and function to provide capital facilities for jails, workhouses or community-based corrections
§ 307.022 Lease, easement, license or sale in connection with correctional facility without competitive bidding
§ 307.023 Contract for acquisition or use of sports facilities
§ 307.03 Use of county buildings for public library
§ 307.04 Light, heat, and power contracts
§ 307.041 Contracts to analyze reducing energy consumption in buildings owned by county
§ 307.042 Contracts to regulate utility rates of users of municipal utility
§ 307.05 Ambulance, emergency medical and nonemergency patient transport service organizations
§ 307.051 County emergency medical, fire and transportation service organization regulated by state board
§ 307.052 Creating joint emergency medical services district
§ 307.053 Members of board of trustees
§ 307.054 Executive director duties – employees
§ 307.055 Furnishing ambulance and emergency medical services
§ 307.056 Powers of board of trustees
§ 307.057 Levying taxes – issuing bonds
§ 307.058 Joint ambulance district or county may join joint emergency medical services district
§ 307.06 Board of county commissioners may employ land appraisers
§ 307.07 Office of economic development
§ 307.08 Appropriation of lands
§ 307.081 Purchase or appropriation of real property for redevelopment
§ 307.082 Agreements to provide for construction or repair of public infrastructure improvements
§ 307.083 Method for purchasing real estate at public auction
§ 307.084 Purchase or appropriation of real property for state or federal correctional facility
§ 307.09 Sale, lease, or rent of county real estate – proceeds
§ 307.091 Sale of county medical facility to state medical school or college
§ 307.092 Sale, lease, or transfer of county property to nonprofit senior citizens organizations
§ 307.10 Procedure for sale, lease, transfer or granting of rights in real property
§ 307.11 Board of county commissioners may execute leases of mineral lands
§ 307.12 Resolution for disposal of unneeded, obsolete or unfit personal property
§ 307.13 Contracting for services of electrical safety inspector
§ 307.14 Legislative authority and contracting subdivision definitions
§ 307.15 Contracts with other governmental entities
§ 307.151 Agreement with municipalities for control of air and water pollution
§ 307.152 Agreements with planning commission for comprehensive transportation and land use studies
§ 307.153 Agreements with board of health
§ 307.16 Agreement to provide method of payment
§ 307.17 Duration of agreement – rescission
§ 307.18 Transfer of property to county commissioners
§ 307.19 Application of sections
§ 307.20 Powers over air navigation facilities
§ 307.201 Acquisition and operation of subway transportation system
§ 307.202 Development of rail property and rail service
§ 307.203 Appropriating moneys for railroad grade crossing improvement fund
§ 307.204 Procedure concerning construction or expansion of concentrated animal feeding facility
§ 307.21 Bequests for war memorial
§ 307.22 Bequests for educational purposes
§ 307.23 Historical society appropriations
§ 307.24 Itemized account
§ 307.25 Distribution of books
§ 307.26 Organization and maintenance of civic and social centers
§ 307.27 Contributions to soil conservation districts
§ 307.28 Grant of use of land in parks for art buildings
§ 307.281 Contributions for park projects
§ 307.282 Creating community improvements board
§ 307.283 Community improvements board; powers and duties
§ 307.284 Issuing bonds to make grants in excess of community improvement fund
§ 307.29 County may lease to municipal corporation
§ 307.30 Annual report
§ 307.31 Order for survey of county lines
§ 307.32 Notice to board of county commissioners of county affected
§ 307.33 Return of survey
§ 307.34 Action to establish lines between counties
§ 307.35 Decree as to taxes collected
§ 307.36 Corners of originally surveyed townships
§ 307.37 Adoption of county building code
§ 307.38 County building inspector – duties
§ 307.381 Establishing county board of building appeals
§ 307.39 Publication of building regulations
§ 307.40 Injunction
§ 307.41 Purchase or lease of motor vehicles
§ 307.42 Use of vehicles to be regulated
§ 307.43 Use of county vehicle except for official business prohibited
§ 307.44 Liability insurance for motor vehicles owned by county
§ 307.441 Errors and omissions insurance for officers, employees and judges
§ 307.45 Using property tax levied for criminal justice services
§ 307.46 Expenses of arrest – payment
§ 307.47 Relief for persons injured in automobiles commandeered by police officer
§ 307.48 Proof of validity of claim
§ 307.49 Reward for apprehension of criminals
§ 307.50 Expenses of pursuit and return of felon
§ 307.51 County law library resources board
§ 307.511 Law library resources board members
§ 307.512 Law library resources board meetings
§ 307.513 Annual board budget – appropriations from general fund
§ 307.514 County law library resources fund
§ 307.515 Allowance to law libraries from fines and penalties of municipal courts
§ 307.516 Multi-county law library resources commission
§ 307.52 Expert witnesses
§ 307.53 Procedure when county auditor unable to sign bonds due to absence or disability
§ 307.54 Registry and redemption of bonds
§ 307.55 Allowance and payment of claims against county
§ 307.56 Appeal from decision of board of county commissioners
§ 307.561 Settlement may include rezoning agreement or development plan approval
§ 307.57 May execute bonds of indemnity
§ 307.58 Transcribing of certain records
§ 307.59 Transcribing of court records
§ 307.60 Appropriation for compensation or recruitment of physicians or other medical personnel
§ 307.61 Institutions subject to inspection of commissioners or board of health
§ 307.62 Crime victim assistance program – appropriating moneys
§ 307.621 Establishing child fatality review board
§ 307.622 Members of child fatality review board
§ 307.623 Child fatality review board – purpose and duties
§ 307.624 Organization of child fatality review board
§ 307.625 No review while investigation pending
§ 307.626 Annual report
§ 307.627 Accessing confidential information
§ 307.628 Immunity
§ 307.629 Unauthorized dissemination of confidential information
§ 307.63 Establishing countywide public safety communications system
§ 307.64 Appropriating moneys from tax levies for economic development
§ 307.65 Harbor improvements
§ 307.66 Memorial day appropriations
§ 307.67 County may give aid to establish canal or waterway
§ 307.671 Cooperative agreement for sales tax levy and bond issuance for port authority educational and cultural facility
§ 307.672 Cooperative agreement for sales tax levy and bond issuance with nonprofit corporation for municipal education and cultural facility
§ 307.673 Cooperative agreement for sales tax levy and bond issuance for construction or renovation of professional sports facilities
§ 307.674 Cooperative agreement for sales tax levy and bond issuance for educational and cultural performing arts facilities
§ 307.675 Using long life expectancy material in the construction or repair of bridge deck
§ 307.676 Tax on retail sale of food and beverages consumed on premises – general fund revenue
§ 307.677 Tax on retail sale of food and beverages consumed on premises – funding convention center
§ 307.678 Tourism development facility or project cooperative agreements
§ 307.679 Sports parks; cooperative agreements; bonds
§ 307.68 Board may issue bonds upon petition
§ 307.69 Agreements for protection of funds contributed
§ 307.691 County or municipal assistance to nonprofit corporations engaged in certain activities benefiting public
§ 307.692 Expending funds for encouraging economic development of the county or area through promotion of tourism
§ 307.693 Appropriating moneys for convention and visitors’ bureaus
§ 307.694 Expending funds for senior citizens services or facilities
§ 307.695 Agreement for sales tax levy and bond issuance to construct and equip a convention center
§ 307.696 Agreement for sales tax levy and bond issuance to construct and operate a sports facility
§ 307.697 Voting on question of levying liquor tax to support facility
§ 307.698 Moneys spent for housing purposes
§ 307.699 Annual service payment in lieu of taxes on the exempt property used by major league professional athletic team
§ 307.6910 Operation of veterans memorial and museum
§ 307.70 County charter commissions
§ 307.71 Adoption of curfew
§ 307.72 Appropriating funds for police training
§ 307.73 Contract for private construction of water and sewer lines
§ 307.74 Purchasing water from municipality
§ 307.75 Operating or contracting for operation of police training schools
§ 307.76 Operating or contracting for operation of zoological park
§ 307.761 Facility to promote sciences and natural history
§ 307.77 Giving aid to units of government for water management
§ 307.771 Issuing bonds for water management
§ 307.772 Agreements for facilitating water management projects
§ 307.78 Making contributions to community improvement corporations
§ 307.781 Unpaid or delinquent tax line of credit
§ 307.79 Administrative rules
§ 307.791 Election on repeal of county sediment control rule
§ 307.80 Establishing county microfilming board
§ 307.801 Organization of board
§ 307.802 Powers and duties of board
§ 307.803 Funds of board
§ 307.804 Chief administrator – employees
§ 307.805 Annual estimate of the revenues and expenditures – report
§ 307.806 Contract for services with other public entities
§ 307.81 Vacating unused parks and park lands
§ 307.82 Selling unused parks and park lands
§ 307.83 Reversionary interest in parks and park lands
§ 307.84 Establishing automatic data processing board
§ 307.841 Organization of board
§ 307.842 County automatic data processing board – powers and duties
§ 307.843 Acquiring data processing or record keeping equipment, software, or services
§ 307.844 Chief administrator – automatic data processing center
§ 307.845 Annual estimate of the revenues and expenditures – report
§ 307.846 Contract for services with other public entities
§ 307.847 Coordination of information by county automatic data processing board
§ 307.85 Cooperation with other agencies in operating federal programs
§ 307.851 Contracting with corporation or association, profit or nonprofit, to provide health and human services or social services
§ 307.86 Competitive bidding required – exceptions
§ 307.861 Renewing leases for electronic data processing equipment, services, or systems, or radio communications system
§ 307.862 Competitive sealed proposals – procedure
§ 307.863 Bidding process for franchises
§ 307.87 Notice of competitive bidding
§ 307.88 Bid contents
§ 307.89 Accepting bids
§ 307.90 Contract award – preferences
§ 307.91 Rejecting all bids
§ 307.92 Contracting authority defined
§ 307.921 Policy to assist minority business enterprises
§ 307.93 Joint establishment of a multicounty correctional center
§ 307.931 Submitting health insurance claims for inmates of correctional center
§ 307.932 Community alternative sentencing centers
§ 307.933 Issuance of securities
§ 307.94 Petitioning for election on adoption of county charter
§ 307.95 Determining validity of petitions
§ 307.96 Charter or amendment effective date
§ 307.97 Filing sworn itemized statement of financial transactions
§ 307.98 Written partnership agreement with director of job and family services
§ 307.981 Designating entities as family services agencies
§ 307.982 Contracts to perform family services duty or workforce development activity
§ 307.983 Plan of cooperation to enhance administration of Ohio works first program, prevention, retention, and contingency program, and other family services duties and workforce development activities
§ 307.984 Regional plans of cooperation to enhance the administration, delivery, and effectiveness of family services duties and workforce development activities
§ 307.985 Transportation work plan regarding the transportation needs of low income residents
§ 307.986 Procedures for providing services to children whose families relocate frequently
§ 307.987 Permitting exchange of information needed to improve services and assistance to individuals and families and the protection of children
§ 307.988 Federal requirements for contracts with religious organization
§ 307.99 Penalty

Terms Used In Ohio Code > Chapter 307 - Board of County Commissioners - Powers

  • Affidavit: A written statement of facts confirmed by the oath of the party making it, before a notary or officer having authority to administer oaths.
  • agriculture: includes farming; ranching; aquaculture; algaculture meaning the farming of algae; apiculture and related apicultural activities, production of honey, beeswax, honeycomb, and other related products; horticulture; viticulture, winemaking, and related activities; animal husbandry, including, but not limited to, the care and raising of livestock, equine, and fur-bearing animals; poultry husbandry and the production of poultry and poultry products; dairy production; the production of field crops, tobacco, fruits, vegetables, nursery stock, ornamental shrubs, ornamental trees, flowers, sod, or mushrooms; timber; pasturage; any combination of the foregoing; the processing, drying, storage, and marketing of agricultural products when those activities are conducted in conjunction with, but are secondary to, such husbandry or production; and any additions or modifications to the foregoing made by the director of agriculture by rule adopted in accordance with Chapter 119. See Ohio Code 1.61
  • Amendment: A proposal to alter the text of a pending bill or other measure by striking out some of it, by inserting new language, or both. Before an amendment becomes part of the measure, thelegislature must agree to it.
  • Another: when used to designate the owner of property which is the subject of an offense, includes not only natural persons but also every other owner of property. See Ohio Code 1.02
  • anything of value: includes :

    (A) Money, bank bills or notes, United States treasury notes, and other bills, bonds, or notes issued by lawful authority and intended to pass and circulate as money;

    (B) Goods and chattels;

    (C) Promissory notes, bills of exchange, orders, drafts, warrants, checks, or bonds given for the payment of money;

    (D) Receipts given for the payment of money or other property;

    (E) Rights in action;

    (F) Things which savor of the realty and are, at the time they are taken, a part of the freehold, whether they are of the substance or produce thereof or affixed thereto, although there may be no interval between the severing and taking away;

    (G) Any interest in realty, including fee simple and partial interests, present and future, contingent or vested interest, beneficial interests, leasehold interests, and any other interest in realty;

    (H) Any promise of future employment;

    (I) Every other thing of value. See Ohio Code 1.03

  • Appeal: A request made after a trial, asking another court (usually the court of appeals) to decide whether the trial was conducted properly. To make such a request is "to appeal" or "to take an appeal." One who appeals is called the appellant.
  • Appellate: About appeals; an appellate court has the power to review the judgement of another lower court or tribunal.
  • Appraisal: A determination of property value.
  • Appropriation: The provision of funds, through an annual appropriations act or a permanent law, for federal agencies to make payments out of the Treasury for specified purposes. The formal federal spending process consists of two sequential steps: authorization
  • Arrest: Taking physical custody of a person by lawful authority.
  • Assets: (1) The property comprising the estate of a deceased person, or (2) the property in a trust account.
  • Attachment: A procedure by which a person's property is seized to pay judgments levied by the court.
  • Bail: Security given for the release of a criminal defendant or witness from legal custody (usually in the form of money) to secure his/her appearance on the day and time appointed.
  • Bequest: Property gifted by will.
  • Bond: includes an undertaking. See Ohio Code 1.02
  • Child: includes child by adoption. See Ohio Code 1.59
  • Common law: The legal system that originated in England and is now in use in the United States. It is based on judicial decisions rather than legislative action.
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Deed: The legal instrument used to transfer title in real property from one person to another.
  • Dependent: A person dependent for support upon another.
  • Docket: A log containing brief entries of court proceedings.
  • Equitable: Pertaining to civil suits in "equity" rather than in "law." In English legal history, the courts of "law" could order the payment of damages and could afford no other remedy. See damages. A separate court of "equity" could order someone to do something or to cease to do something. See, e.g., injunction. In American jurisprudence, the federal courts have both legal and equitable power, but the distinction is still an important one. For example, a trial by jury is normally available in "law" cases but not in "equity" cases. Source: U.S. Courts
  • Escrow: Money given to a third party to be held for payment until certain conditions are met.
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • Extradition: The formal process of delivering an accused or convicted person from authorities in one state to authorities in another state.
  • Fair market value: The price at which an asset would change hands in a transaction between a willing, informed buyer and a willing, informed seller.
  • Fee simple: Absolute title to property with no limitations or restrictions regarding the person who may inherit it.
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • Fiscal year: The fiscal year is the accounting period for the government. For the federal government, this begins on October 1 and ends on September 30. The fiscal year is designated by the calendar year in which it ends; for example, fiscal year 2006 begins on October 1, 2005 and ends on September 30, 2006.
  • Gift: A voluntary transfer or conveyance of property without consideration, or for less than full and adequate consideration based on fair market value.
  • Grand jury: agreement providing that a lender will delay exercising its rights (in the case of a mortgage,
  • imprisonment: means being imprisoned under a sentence imposed for an offense or serving a term of imprisonment, prison term, jail term, term of local incarceration, or other term under a sentence imposed for an offense in an institution under the control of the department of rehabilitation and correction, a county, multicounty, municipal, municipal-county, or multicounty-municipal jail or workhouse, a minimum security jail, a community-based correctional facility, or another facility described or referred to in section 2929. See Ohio Code 1.05
  • in writing: includes any representation of words, letters, symbols, or figures; this provision does not affect any law relating to signatures. See Ohio Code 1.59
  • Injunction: An order of the court prohibiting (or compelling) the performance of a specific act to prevent irreparable damage or injury.
  • Interest rate: The amount paid by a borrower to a lender in exchange for the use of the lender's money for a certain period of time. Interest is paid on loans or on debt instruments, such as notes or bonds, either at regular intervals or as part of a lump sum payment when the issue matures. Source: OCC
  • Internet: means the international computer network of both federal and nonfederal interoperable packet switched data networks, including the graphical subnetwork known as the world wide web. See Ohio Code 1.59
  • Joint resolution: A legislative measure which requires the approval of both chambers.
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • Lease: A contract transferring the use of property or occupancy of land, space, structures, or equipment in consideration of a payment (e.g., rent). Source: OCC
  • Liabilities: The aggregate of all debts and other legal obligations of a particular person or legal entity.
  • Lien: A claim against real or personal property in satisfaction of a debt.
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • Obligation: An order placed, contract awarded, service received, or similar transaction during a given period that will require payments during the same or a future period.
  • OSU extension: means the cooperative extension service that was established by the "Smith-Lever Act" 38 Stat. See Ohio Code 1.611
  • Oversight: Committee review of the activities of a Federal agency or program.
  • Partnership: A voluntary contract between two or more persons to pool some or all of their assets into a business, with the agreement that there will be a proportional sharing of profits and losses.
  • Person: includes an individual, corporation, business trust, estate, trust, partnership, and association. See Ohio Code 1.59
  • Personal property: All property that is not real property.
  • Plaintiff: The person who files the complaint in a civil lawsuit.
  • Population: means that shown by the most recent regular federal census. See Ohio Code 1.59
  • Power of attorney: A written instrument which authorizes one person to act as another's agent or attorney. The power of attorney may be for a definite, specific act, or it may be general in nature. The terms of the written power of attorney may specify when it will expire. If not, the power of attorney usually expires when the person granting it dies. Source: OCC
  • Probate: Proving a will
  • Probation: A sentencing alternative to imprisonment in which the court releases convicted defendants under supervision as long as certain conditions are observed.
  • Property: means real and personal property. See Ohio Code 1.59
  • Prosecute: To charge someone with a crime. A prosecutor tries a criminal case on behalf of the government.
  • Public defender: Represent defendants who can't afford an attorney in criminal matters.
  • Quorum: The number of legislators that must be present to do business.
  • Real property: Land, and all immovable fixtures erected on, growing on, or affixed to the land.
  • Remainder: An interest in property that takes effect in the future at a specified time or after the occurrence of some event, such as the death of a life tenant.
  • Rescission: The cancellation of budget authority previously provided by Congress. The Impoundment Control Act of 1974 specifies that the President may propose to Congress that funds be rescinded. If both Houses have not approved a rescission proposal (by passing legislation) within 45 days of continuous session, any funds being withheld must be made available for obligation.
  • Restitution: The court-ordered payment of money by the defendant to the victim for damages caused by the criminal action.
  • Rule: includes regulation. See Ohio Code 1.59
  • Settlement: Parties to a lawsuit resolve their difference without having a trial. Settlements often involve the payment of compensation by one party in satisfaction of the other party's claims.
  • state: means the state of Ohio. See Ohio Code 1.59
  • state agency: except as otherwise provided in the title, means every organized body, office, or agency established by the laws of the state for the exercise of any function of state government. See Ohio Code 1.60
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • Summons: Another word for subpoena used by the criminal justice system.
  • Testify: Answer questions in court.
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
  • Tort: A civil wrong or breach of a duty to another person, as outlined by law. A very common tort is negligent operation of a motor vehicle that results in property damage and personal injury in an automobile accident.
  • Transcript: A written, word-for-word record of what was said, either in a proceeding such as a trial or during some other conversation, as in a transcript of a hearing or oral deposition.
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.
  • Trustee: A person or institution holding and administering property in trust.
  • Undertaking: includes a bond. See Ohio Code 1.02
  • United States: includes all the states. See Ohio Code 1.59
  • Venue: The geographical location in which a case is tried.
  • Whoever: includes all persons, natural and artificial; partners; principals, agents, and employees; and all officials, public or private. See Ohio Code 1.02
  • Writ: A formal written command, issued from the court, requiring the performance of a specific act.