517.14 Public cemetery on township lines - joint township cemetery.

When a public cemetery, located on or near a township line, is used by the people of two or more townships for burying purposes, the boards of township trustees of such townships shall jointly take possession thereof, and care for and keep it in repair, as in the case of cemeteries belonging to a township. The board of each township shall levy taxes needed for such cemetery, not to exceed one-fourth per cent in any year. Two or more townships may join in establishing and maintaining a cemetery, and for such purpose the boards shall have the same powers, be governed by the same rules, and proceed in the same manner as provided for municipal corporations and townships uniting for that purpose under sections 759.27 to 759.48 , inclusive, of the Revised Code.

Effective Date: 10-01-1953