4501:3-3-01 Local organizations.

(A) Each political subdivision shall create a local capability for emergency management. This capability may be established by participation in a countywide agency formed under section 5502.26 of the Revised Code, a regional authority formed under section 5502.27 of the Revised Code, by contract with a county under section 5502.271 of the Revised Code, or by forming a local political subdivision program under section 5502.27 1 of the Revised Code. Each political subdivision may make appropriations for the payment of expenses to develop such capability, including but not limited to, reimbursement to those individuals serving without compensation for reasonable and necessary expenses in the performance of their duties.

(B) A county may meet the requirement of section 5502.271 of the Revised Code by contracting with the chief executives of each participating political subdivision pursuant to section 307.15 of the Revised Code. Said county shall have an agency and a director who shall be employed by the county and shall be governed by the terms of the contract between the county and the political subdivisions, and all other applicable local laws, regulations, and/or ordinances.

R.C. 119.032 review dates: 06/30/2011 and 06/30/2016
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: RC 5502.25
Rule Amplifies: RC 5502.26, 5502.27, 5502.271
Prior Effective Dates: 6/30/91, 10/10/96, 12/1/01