339.03 Board of county hospital trustees - powers and duties.

The board of county hospital trustees shall have complete charge of the selection and purchase or lease of a site or sites for a county hospital, taking title or leasehold interest to such site or sites in the name of the county, the selection of plans and specifications, the determination and erection of all necessary buildings on such site or sites, and of the selection and installation of all necessary and proper furniture, fixtures, and equipment.

The board of county hospital trustees may make capital improvements, including the purchase of equipment and vehicles, and may finance such improvements through hospital revenues or other hospital funds.

The board of county hospital trustees may issue revenue obligations, pursuant to section 140.06 or 339.15 of the Revised Code, or revenue bonds pursuant to section 133.08 of the Revised Code.

The board of county hospital trustees may construct an addition to the county hospital, acquire an existing structure for the purpose of leasing office space to local physicians, or lease real property to any person to construct facilities for providing medical services other than inpatient hospital services if the board of county hospital trustees determines that such purpose is reasonably related to the proper operation of the county hospital.

Cite as R.C. § 339.03

History. Effective Date: 10-26-1999; 03-30-2007