125.901 Geographically referenced information program council.

(A) There is hereby established the Ohio geographically referenced information program council within the department of administrative services to coordinate the property owned by the state. The department of administrative services shall provide administrative support for the council.

(B) The council shall consist of the following fifteen members:

(1) The state chief information officer, or the officer's designee, who shall serve as the council chair;

(2) The director of the department of natural resources, or the director's designee;

(3) The director of transportation, or the director's designee;

(4) The director of environmental protection, or the director's designee;

(5) The director of development, or the director's designee;

(6) The treasurer of state, or the treasurer of state's designee;

(7) An individual appointed by the governor from the organization that represents the state's county auditors;

(8) An individual appointed by the governor from the organization that represents the state's county commissioners;

(9) An individual appointed by the governor from the organization that represents the state's county engineers;

(10) An individual appointed by the governor from the organization that represents the state's regional councils;

(11) Two individuals appointed by the governor from the organization that represents the state's municipal governments, one of whom shall represent a municipality with a population of fewer than one hundred thousand people and one of whom shall represent a municipality with a population of one hundred thousand or more people;

(12) An individual appointed by the governor representing the interests of the regulated utilities in this state;

(13) An individual appointed by the governor representing the interests of a public university;

(14) The attorney general, or the attorney general's designee.

(C) The governor shall make initial appointments for the members as provided in this section within a reasonable time. The members appointed to the council by the governor pursuant to this section shall serve two-year terms, with each term ending on the same day of the same month as did the term that it succeeds. The chair of the council shall appoint a new member to fill any vacancy created by a member appointed by the governor before the expiration of that member's term. Otherwise, vacancies shall be filled in the same manner as provided in division (B) of this section. Any member appointed to fill a vacancy occurring prior to the expiration date of the term for which a predecessor was appointed shall hold office as a member for the remainder of that term. A member shall continue in office subsequent to the expiration date of the member's term until the member's successor takes office or until a period of sixty days has elapsed, whichever occurs first. All members may be reappointed.

Cite as R.C. § 125.901

History. Effective Date: 2008 HB420 12-30-2008

Related Legislative Provision: See 129th General AssemblyFile No.39, SB 171, §4