122.01 Department of development definitions.

(A) As used in the Revised Code, the "department of development" means the development services agency and the "director of development" means the director of development services. Whenever the department or director of development is referred to or designated in any statute, rule, contract, grant, or other document, the reference or designation shall be deemed to refer to the development services agency or director of development services, as the case may be.

(B) As used in this chapter:

(1) "Community problems" includes, but is not limited to, taxation, fiscal administration, governmental structure and organization, intergovernmental cooperation, education and training, employment needs, community planning and development, air and water pollution, public safety and the administration of justice, housing, mass transportation, community facilities and services, health, welfare, recreation, open space, and the development of human resources.

(2) "Professional personnel" means either of the following:

(a) Personnel who have earned a bachelor's degree from a college or university;

(b) Personnel who serve as or have the working title of director, assistant director, deputy director, assistant deputy director, manager, office chief, assistant office chief, or program director.

(3) "Technical personnel" means any of the following:

(a) Personnel who provide technical assistance according to their job description or in accordance with the Revised Code;

(b) Personnel employed in the director of development services' office or the legal office, communications office, finance office, legislative affairs office, or human resources office of the development services agency;

(c) Personnel employed in the technology division of the agency.

Amended by 132nd General Assembly File No. TBD, HB 49, §101.01, eff. 9/29/2017 (Vetoed).

Amended by 129th General AssemblyFile No.129, SB 314, §1, eff. 9/28/2012.

Effective Date: 09-26-1996 .