189.08 Evaluation of proposals.

(A) Starting not later than March 1, 2012, the local government innovation council shall begin evaluating proposals received from the department of development for awards to political subdivisions. Not later than July 1, 2012, the council shall make its first round of awards to the political subdivisions.

(B) After making the first round of awards, the council shall evaluate proposals and make awards on a quarterly basis, or on another schedule determined by the council, with the council determining the funding levels for each round of awards.

(C) When making awards from the local government innovation fund created in section 189.05 of the Revised Code, the funds awarded across all rounds shall be allocated as follows:

(1) At least thirty per cent to political subdivisions that are not counties and have a population of less than 20,000 residents as determined in the decennial census conducted in 2010 or counties with a population of less than 235,000 residents as determined in the decennial census conducted in 2010;

(2) At least thirty per cent to political subdivisions that are not counties and have a population of 20,000 residents or more as determined in the decennial census conducted in 2010 or counties with a population of 235,000 residents or more as determined in the decennial census conducted in 2010.

If a proposal includes participants from both divisions (C)(1) and (2) of this section, the award may be drawn from either or both tiers in the local government innovation fund.

Cite as R.C. § 189.08

History. Amended by 129th General AssemblyFile No.63, HB 371, §1, eff. 3/22/2012.

Added by 129th General AssemblyFile No.28, HB 153, §101.01, eff. 6/30/2011.