307.056 Powers of board of trustees.

In addition to exercising its powers granted by section 307.055 of the Revised Code, the board of trustees of a joint emergency medical services district may do any of the following:

(A) Maintain an office and such other facilities as may be necessary for the operation and maintenance of emergency medical services;

(B) Pay all or any part of the cost of group hospitalization, surgical, major medical, and sickness and accident insurance and group life insurance for its employees;

(C) Procure insurance against loss to the district from damage to its properties resulting from fire, theft, accident, or other casualty, or its liability for injury to persons or property occurring in the construction or operation of facilities under its jurisdiction or resulting from the conduct of its activities;

(D) Procure policies insuring members of the board of trustees against liability on account of damages or injury to persons and property resulting from any act or omission of a member in his official capacity as a member of the board or resulting solely from his membership on the board;

(E) Sue or be sued;

(F) Make contracts in the exercise of the district's rights, powers, and duties;

(G) Accept gifts, devises, and bequests for the district;

(H) Employ an attorney to serve as the district's legal advisor;

(I) Do all acts necessary or proper to carry out the duties and responsibilities imposed on or powers granted to the board to provide emergency medical services, and to control and manage the district under this chapter.

Cite as R.C. § 307.056

History. Effective Date: 11-11-1994