727.23 Ordinance for public improvement.

The legislative authority of a municipal corporation which has adopted a resolution under section 727.12 of the Revised Code declaring the necessity for a public improvement shall, after the expiration of the time for filing claims for damages under section 727.18 of the Revised Code, and, in the event objections to the estimated assessment have been filed under section 727.15 of the Revised Code, and the report of the assessment equalization board has been approved under section 727.17 of the Revised Code, determine whether or not it will proceed with the proposed improvement.

In the event the legislative authority determines to proceed with the improvement it shall pass an ordinance which shall:

(A) State the intention of the legislative authority to proceed with the improvement in accordance with the provisions of the resolution of necessity adopted under section 727.12 of the Revised Code;

(B) Adopt the estimated assessment prepared and filed in accordance with the resolution of necessity passed under section 727.12 of the Revised Code, or, in the event objections to such estimated assessment have been filed under section 727.15 of the Revised Code, adopt the estimated assessment approved by the legislative authority under section 727.17 of the Revised Code;

(C) State whether or not claims for damages filed in accordance with section 727.18 of the Revised Code shall be judicially inquired into before commencing or after completing the proposed improvement.

Cite as R.C. § 727.23

History. Effective Date: 01-01-1962