(A) As used in this section, "state agency" or "agency" does not include the general assembly or any legislative agency, any court or judicial agency, the secretary of state, auditor of state, treasurer of state, or attorney general and their respective offices.
(B) The Ohio geographically referenced information program council shall develop and annually update a real property management plan. Every state agency authorized to own or acquire real property shall provide the council with information necessary to develop and update the plan.
(C) The plan shall include the following:
(1) A comprehensive report on the total number of real property assets the state owns;
(2) Information uniquely identifying each real property asset of each state agency and associated characteristics of the real property;
(3) Life-cycle cost estimations associated with the costs relating to the acquisition of real property assets by purchase, condemnation, exchange, lease, or otherwise;
(4) The cost and time required to dispose of state real property assets and the financial recovery of the state investment resulting from the disposal;
(5) The operating, maintenance, and security costs of state properties, including the cost of utility services at unoccupied properties;
(6) The environmental costs associated with ownership of property, including the cost of environmental restoration and compliance activities;
(7) Changes in the amount of vacant state space;
(8) The realization of equity value in state real property assets;
(9) Opportunities for cooperative arrangements with the commercial real estate community;
(10) The enhancement of agency productivity through an improved working environment.
(D) The council shall develop and update a real property inventory. Every state agency authorized to own or acquire real property shall provide the council with information necessary to develop and update the inventory. For purposes of the inventory, each state agency shall provide to the council, and the council shall collect, information uniquely identifying each real property asset of each state agency and associated characteristics of the real property. Each agency shall make its best efforts to obtain the required information on the property it owns and shall submit updated information to the council as it becomes available.
Effective Date: 2008 HB420 12-30-2008
Related Legislative Provision: See 129th General AssemblyFile No.39,SB 171, §4