6121.17 Purchase of land - conveyance by other governmental agencies.

The Ohio water development authority may acquire by purchase, whenever it deems such purchase expedient, any land, property, rights, rights-of-way, franchises, easements, and other interests in lands as it deems are necessary or convenient for the construction and operation of any water development project, upon such terms and at such price as it considers reasonable and can be agreed upon between the authority and the owner thereof, and take title thereto in the name of the state.

All governmental agencies, notwithstanding any contrary provision of law, may lease, lend, grant, or convey to the authority, at its request, upon such terms as the proper authorities of such governmental agencies deem reasonable and fair and without the necessity for an advertisement, auction, order of court, or other action or formality, other than the regular and formal action of the governmental agency concerned, any real property or interests therein including improvements thereto or personal property which is necessary or convenient to the effectuation of the authorized purposes of the authority, including public roads and other real property or interests therein including improvements thereto or personal property already devoted to public use.

Effective Date: 03-07-1968