511.11 Acquisition of property.

The board of township trustees may acquire by purchase, appropriation, or otherwise, any private or public lands which it might deem necessary for its use, and, in case of condemnation, such proceedings shall be governed by sections 719.01 to 719.21, inclusive, of the Revised Code.

Such board may receive donations, legacies, or devises in land, money, or other property for the general purpose of aiding the objects and purposes of the memorial building, monument, statue, or memorial and the endowment thereof. In all cases, no matter how such property is acquired, the title to it shall be taken in the name of the board and its successors in office forever, and shall be free from taxation by the state, county, or any municipal corporation.

Effective Date: 10-01-1953 .