Each air quality project, when constructed and placed in operation, shall be maintained and kept in good condition and repair by the Ohio air quality development authority or the authority shall cause the same to be maintained and kept in good condition and repair. Each such project shall be operated by such operating employees as the authority employs or pursuant to a contract or lease with a person or governmental agency. All public or private property damaged or destroyed in carrying out the powers granted by Chapter 3706. of the Revised Code, shall be restored or repaired and placed in its original condition, as nearly as practicable, or adequate compensation shall be paid therefor from funds provided under such chapter.
On or before the twentieth day of April in each year, the authority shall make a report of its activities for the preceding calendar year to the governor and the general assembly. Each such report shall set forth a complete operating and financial statement covering the authority's operations during the year. The authority shall cause an audit of its books and accounts to be made at least once each year by certified public accountants and the cost thereof may be treated as a part of the cost of construction or of operations of its projects.
Effective Date: 10-25-1979