303.53 Transfer of property to county.

Any public body, for the purpose of aiding in the planning, undertaking, or carrying out of a county renewal project located within an area in which such public body is authorized to act, may, upon such terms, with or without consideration as it may determine: dedicate, sell, convey, or lease any of such public body's interest in any property or grant easements, licenses, or other rights or privileges therein to a county; incur the entire expense of any public improvements made by such public body in exercising the powers granted in this section; do any and all things necessary to aid or cooperate in the planning or carrying out of a county renewal plan; lend, grant, or contribute funds to a county; enter into agreements, which may extend over any period, notwithstanding any provision or rule of law to the contrary, with a board of county commissioners respecting action to be taken pursuant to any of the powers granted by sections 303.26 to 303.56 of the Revised Code, including the furnishing of funds or other assistance in connection with a county renewal project; and cause public buildings and public facilities, including parks, playgrounds, recreational, community, educational, water, sewer, or drainage facilities, or any other works, which it is otherwise empowered to undertake to be furnished, furnish, dedicate, close, vacate, pave, install, grade, regrade, plan, or replan streets, roads, sidewalks, ways, or other places; plan or replan, zone or rezone any part of the public body or make exceptions from building regulations; and cause administrative and other services to be furnished to the county. Any sale, conveyance, lease, or agreement provided for in this section may be made by a public body without appraisal, public notice, advertisement, or public bidding. For the purpose of aiding in the planning, undertaking, or carrying out of a county renewal project of a county, any affected municipality or any affected county or other public entity may, in addition to its other powers and upon such terms, with or without consideration, as it may determine, perform any or all of the actions or things which, by the foregoing provisions of this section, a public body is authorized to perform, including the furnishing of financial or other assistance. For the purpose of this section, or for the purpose of aiding in the planning, undertaking, or carrying out of a county renewal project of a county, any affected county, municipality, or other public entity may issue and sell its general obligation bonds. Any such bonds issued by such affected county, municipality, or other public entity shall be issued in the manner and within the limitations prescribed by Chapter 133. of the Revised Code. Nothing in this section shall limit, restrict, or otherwise affect adversely any of the other powers authorized by sections 303.26 to 303.56 of the Revised Code.

Effective Date: 10-30-1989