An electing subdivision, other than a county land reutilization corporation, shall assume possession and control of any nonproductive land acquired by it under section 5722.03, 5722.04, or 5722.10 of the Revised Code and any other land it acquires as a part of its land reutilization program. The electing subdivision shall hold and administer such property in a governmental capacity for the benefit of itself and of other taxing districts having an interest in the taxes, assessments, charges, interest, and penalties due and owing thereon at the time of the property's acquisition by the electing subdivision. In its administration of such nonproductive land as a part of a land reutilization program, the electing subdivision shall:
(A) Manage, maintain, and protect, or temporarily use for a public purpose such land in such manner as it deems appropriate;
(B) Compile and maintain a written inventory of all such land. The inventory shall be available for public inspection and distribution at all times.
(C) Study, analyze, and evaluate potential, present, and future uses for such land which would provide for the effective reutilization of the nonproductive land;
(D) Plan for, and use its best efforts to consummate, the sale or other disposition of such land at such times and upon such terms and conditions as it deems appropriate to the fulfillment of the purposes and objectives of its land reutilization program;
(E) Establish and maintain records and accounts reflecting all transactions, expenditures, and revenues relating to its land reutilization program, including separate itemizations of all transactions, expenditures, and revenues concerning each individual parcel of real property acquired as a part of such program.
A county land reutilization corporation acquiring title to lands under section 5722.03, 5722.04, or 5722.10 of the Revised Code, and to any other land it acquires as a part of its land reutilization program, shall maintain, operate, hold, transact, and dispose of such land as provided in its plan and pursuant to its purposes under Chapter 1724. of the Revised Code.
Effective Date: 04-05-1991; 2008 SB353 04-07-2009