122:12-1-04 Decision requirements.

(A) The hearing officer shall, within fifteen calendar days following the hearing, provide the deputy chief of the community services division and the chairperson of the governing board of the grantee with a proposed written decision. A proposed decision shall include findings of fact and regulations supporting such action. Findings of fact shall be based solely on the evidence in the record and on matters officially noticed in the record, and, if set forth in statutory language, shall be accompanied by a concise and explicit statement of underlying facts supporting the findings.

(B) Within seven calendar days of the receipt of the written decision of the hearing officer, the deputy chief of the community services division shall provide the director of the Ohio development services agency with a written recommendation.

(C) Within fifteen calendar days of the receipt of the written recommendation of the deputy chief of the community services division, the director of the Ohio development services agency, or his designee who shall not be an officer or employee within the community services division, shall issue a final decision on behalf of the state.

(D) The deputy chief of the community services division shall give prompt notice of the final decision of the director of the Ohio development services agency by mailing a copy of the decision by certified mail, return receipt requested, to the chairperson of the governing board of the grantee.

(E) In the event of a final decision to terminate funding, the deputy chief of the community services division, in accordance with 10 C.F.R. 600, shall provide notification of the effective date of termination and close-out instructions to the chairperson of the governing board of the grantee within seven days of the final decision of the director of the Ohio development services agency.

Effective: 9/2/2016
Five Year Review (FYR) Dates: 06/16/2016 and 09/02/2021
Promulgated Under: 111.15
Statutory Authority: 122.02
Rule Amplifies: 122.02
Prior Effective Dates: 6/18/93, 1/21/99