6123.17 Acquisition of real property interest.

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

Any governmental agency, 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 determine to be 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 effect the authorized purposes of the authority, including public roads and real or personal property already devoted to public use.

Effective Date: 09-28-1979