(A) The board of park commissioners shall have the expenditures of all moneys appropriated by the legislative authority of the city or received from any other source for the purchase, acquisition, improvement, maintenance, equipment, or enjoyment of all property mentioned in section 755.05 of the Revised Code, but no liability shall be incurred or expenditure made unless the money required therefor is in the treasury to the credit of the park fund and not appropriated for any other purpose.
(B) Notwithstanding division (A) of this section, if the legislative authority of a municipal corporation enters into an agreement for the sale or lease of mineral rights regarding lands that the board of park commissioners manages or controls, any royalties or other moneys resulting from the sale or lease shall be deposited into a special fund that the legislative authority shall establish under division (F) of section 5705.09 of the Revised Code. The board of park commissioners shall use the fund exclusively for maintenance of lands that the board manages or controls and for the acquisition of new park lands.
Amended by 130th General Assembly File No. 25, HB 59, §101.01, eff. 9/29/2013.
Effective Date: 10-01-1953