511.37 Contributions of property or funds to park districts with overlapping territory.

The board of township trustees of any township may make contributions of moneys, lands, supplies, equipment, office facilities, and other personal property or services to any board of park commissioners of a park district that is established pursuant to section 511.18 or Chapter 1545. of the Revised Code and whose territory overlaps the territory of the township in whole or in part, for the purposes of park planning, acquisition, management, and improvement. The board of park commissioners may accept the contributions without the approval of the terms by the appointing authority, if applicable.

Any moneys contributed by the board of township trustees for those purposes shall be drawn from the general fund in the township treasury not otherwise appropriated. The board of township trustees may anticipate the contributions of moneys for those purposes and enter the amount of the contributions in its annual statement to the county budget commission for inclusion in the budget upon which rates of taxation are based.

Effective Date: 09-21-2000 .