The board of directors, from time to time after the adoption of an official plan for the maritime facilities of the port authority, shall have the power to modify, amend, or extend the plan, provided that prior to the making of any modification, amendment, or extension of the plan, the board shall cause notice by publication to be given and shall conduct a hearing, all as provided in section 4582.32 of the Revised Code, and shall not adopt any such modification, amendment, or extension until the notice has been given and the hearing held as provided in that section. The board, from time to time after the adoption of an official plan under section 4582.32 of the Revised Code, also shall have the power to modify, amend, or supplement any proposal for any type of financing related to the plan and shall do so prior to undertaking any financing not identified in or pursuant to the plan as then in effect; provided, that the board shall first cause notice to be given and shall conduct a hearing on that proposal, all as provided in section 4582.32 of the Revised Code, and provided further that the plan, and any such proposal and the contents thereof, and anything contained or not contained therein, shall not affect the legality, validity, or enforceability of any bonds, notes, leases, certificates, or other financing instruments, any real estate, operating or management contracts or instruments or any taxes, tax abatements or exemptions, tax credits, tax increment financing, assessments or other financial participation related to maritime facilities, the plan, or such proposal. Nothing in this section or in section 4582.32 of the Revised Code shall require a port authority to amend a plan, publish a notice, or hold a public hearing except to add or delete maritime facilities to the plan, to describe changes or deletions in the location or character of the maritime facilities covered by the plan, or to add, change, or delete financings not previously identified in the plan or cost projection changes not previously identified in the plan.
Amended by 128th General AssemblyFile No.9, HB 1, §101.01, eff. 10/16/2009.
Effective Date: 2008 SB353 04-07-2009
Related Legislative Provision: See 128th General AssemblyFile No.9, HB 1, §745.50.