Upon the passage of a resolution provided by section 5593.04 of the Revised Code, the board of county commissioners of the county or the legislative authority of the city shall appoint three persons who shall constitute the bridge commission of such county or city, not more than two of whom shall belong to the same political party. The bridge commissioners shall immediately enter upon their duties and hold office until the expiration of two, four, and six years, respectively, from the date of their appointment, the term of each to be designated by the board or the legislative authority of the city. Their successors shall be appointed for the term of six years, excepting that any person appointed to fill a vacancy shall serve only for the unexpired term, and any commissioner shall be eligible for reappointment. The commissioners, before entering upon their duties, shall take, subscribe, and file an oath of office as required by Section 7 of Article XV, Ohio Constitution, and sections 3.22 and 3.23 of the Revised Code. Each commissioner shall execute a bond, approved by the board or legislative authority, in the penalty of five thousand dollars, conditioned according to law, which bond shall be filed and recorded as other bonds required of county or city officials.
Effective Date: 10-01-1953