507.11 Officers and employees may incur obligations - payment of money.

(A) The board of township trustees may authorize, by resolution, township officers and employees to incur obligations of ten thousand dollars or less on behalf of the township, or it may authorize, by resolution, the township administrator to so authorize township officers and employees. The obligations incurred on behalf of the township by a township officer or employee acting pursuant to any such resolution shall be subsequently approved by the adoption of a formal resolution of the board of township trustees.


(1) No money belonging to the township shall be paid out, except upon an order signed by at least two of the township trustees, and countersigned by the township fiscal officer.

(2) As provided in division (E) of section 9.37 of the Revised Code, and notwithstanding division (B)(1) of this section, a board of township trustees may adopt a resolution authorizing the payment of lawful obligations of the township by direct deposit of funds by electronic transfer in accordance with section 9.37 of the Revised Code.

Amended by 132nd General Assembly File No. TBD, HB 500, §1, eff. 3/22/2019.

Amended by 131st General Assembly File No. TBD, HB 64, §101.01, eff. 9/29/2015.

Effective Date: 03-31-2003; 12-20-2005