(A) The governing bodies of the member governments may appropriate funds to meet the expenses of the council. Services of personnel, use of equipment, and office space, and other necessary services may be accepted from members as part of their financial support. The members of the council, or the state of Ohio, its departments, agencies, instrumentalities, or political subdivisions or any governmental unit may give to the council moneys, real property, personal property, or services. The council may establish schedules of dues to be paid by its voting members to aid the financing of the operations and programs of the council in the manner provided in the agreement establishing the council or in the by-laws of the council. The council may permit non-member political subdivisions to participate in any of its activities regardless of whether such political subdivisions have paid dues to the council.
(B) The council may accept funds, grants, gifts, and services from the government of the United States or its agencies, from this state or its departments, agencies, instrumentalities, or from political subdivisions or from any other governmental unit whether participating in the council or not, and from private and civic sources.
(C) A regional council of governments established to provide health care benefits to the member governments' employees and the employees' dependents may pool funds received from all the members of the council, including members from other states to the extent that the laws of such other states permit, for the payment of health care related claims and expenses.
(D) The council shall make an annual report of its activities to the member governments.
Amended by 131st General Assembly File No. TBD, HB 64, §101.01, eff. 9/29/2015.
Effective Date: 11-17-1967