(A) A community reinvestment area housing council shall be appointed for each community reinvestment area. When the area is located within a municipal corporation, the council shall be composed of two members appointed by the mayor of the municipal corporation, two members appointed by the legislative authority of the municipal corporation, and one member appointed by the planning commission of the municipal corporation. The majority of the foregoing members shall then appoint two additional members who shall be residents of the political subdivision. When the area is located within an unincorporated area of a county, the council shall be composed of one member appointed by each member of the board of county commissioners of the county where the area is located and two members appointed by the county planning commission. The majority of the foregoing members shall then appoint two additional members who shall be residents of the political subdivision. Terms of the members of the council shall be for three years. An unexpired term resulting from a vacancy in the council shall be filled in the same manner as the initial appointment was made.
The council shall make an annual inspection of the properties within the community reinvestment area for which an exemption has been granted under section 3735.67 of the Revised Code. The council shall also hear appeals under section 3735.70 of the Revised Code.
(B) On or before the thirty-first day of March each year, any municipal corporation or county that has created a community reinvestment area under section 3735.66 of the Revised Code shall submit to the director of development a status report summarizing the activities and projects for which an exemption has been granted in that area.
Effective Date: 01-13-1993.