(A) The board of county commissioners, the board of township trustees, or the legislative authority of any municipal corporation may obtain the assistance of the department of agriculture or the United States department of agriculture upon any problem that arises in connection with combating dutch elm disease and phloem necrosis.
(B) If the board of county commissioners, the board of township trustees, or the legislative authority of a municipal corporation issues general obligation securities under division (A)(4) of section 133.12 of the Revised Code, that board of county commissioners, board of township trustees, or legislative authority, whichever is applicable, shall do both of the following:
(1) Notify the director of agriculture of that fact;
(2) Coordinate and comply with the protocols and directives established by the director with respect to the quarantined area or the pest for which a quarantined area is established.
Effective Date: 10-01-1953; 06-30-2006