The board of park trustees shall have the entire management and control of any property or funds acquired as provided by section 755.19 of the Revised Code, all improvements within any such park, moneys derived from levies made for park purposes, moneys from the general fund appropriated by the legislative authority of the municipal corporation for such purposes, proceeds of bonds issued or sold for park purposes, moneys or other property donated to any such municipal corporation for park purposes, and of all other park property legally acquired. All such moneys shall be placed in a special fund called the "park fund," and shall be disbursed by the treasurer of the municipal corporation, only upon a warrant of the auditor or clerk thereof, drawn in accordance with the order of the board.
Such board shall have the control and management of parks, park entrances, parkways, boulevards, connecting viaducts, subways, children's playgrounds, and public baths and stations of public comfort located in such parks, of all improvements thereon, and the acquisition, construction, repair, and maintenance thereof. The board shall exercise exclusively all the powers and perform all the duties in regard to such property vested in and imposed upon the director of public service.
The board may apply, control, invest, and reinvest the funds coming or arising from gift, devise, or bequest according to the terms on which acquired.
Effective Date: 10-01-1953 .