709.191 Annual payments to compensate for lost tax revenue.

In lieu of making any of the payments required by section 709.19 of the Revised Code and for any proposed annexation which does not require payments under that section, the legislative authority of a municipal corporation which proposes to annex unincorporated territory of a township may enter into an agreement with the board of township trustees of the township in which the territory to be annexed is located, whereby the municipal corporation agrees to make an annual payment to the township to compensate for lost tax revenues. The agreement shall set forth the amount of the annual payment and the number of payments to be made.

If a municipal corporation fails to make an annual payment pursuant to an agreement entered into under this section, the board of township trustees shall notify the county budget commission in writing of the amount owed by the municipal corporation to the township. The county budget commission shall reduce the amount apportioned to the municipal corporation from the undivided local government fund pursuant to section 5747.51 or 5747.53 of the Revised Code by the amount of the payment due the township under the municipal- township agreement and shall increase, by an amount equal to this reduction, the amount apportioned to the township from the undivided local government fund.

Effective Date: 02-02-1982