122:12-1-04 Decision requirements.

(A) The hearing officer shall, within fifteen calendar days following the hearing, provide the deputy director of the community development 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 director of the community development division shall provide the director of the Ohio department of development with a written recommendation.

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

(D) The deputy director of the community development division shall give prompt notice of the final decision of the director of the Ohio department of development 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 director of the community development 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 department of development.

R.C. 119.032 review dates: 04/25/2005 and 04/25/2010

Promulgated Under: 111.15

Statutory Authority: 122.02

Rule Amplifies: 122.02

Prior Effective Dates: 4/22/88, 7/7/89, 1/21/99