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Chapter 123-5 | Building Authority

 
 
 
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Rule 123-5-01 | Organization.
 

(A) The Ohio building authority shall organize for the conduct of business annually by electing from its membership a vice-chairperson and a secretary-treasurer. The chairperson of the authority shall be designated by the governor.

(B) The principal office of the authority shall be located in Columbus, Ohio.

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Prior Effective Dates: 3/16/1978, 8/5/1985
Rule 123-5-02 | Meetings.
 

(A) The annual meeting of the authority shall be held in the second quarter of each year or at such other time as determined by the authority. Meetings may be called by action of the authority or upon call by the chairperson or in the event the governor has not appointed a chairperson or the chairperson is incapacitated or otherwise unavailable, by the vice-chairperson.

(B) Meetings may be held at any location within the state.

(C) Except as otherwise provided by section 121.22 of the Revised Code, official business shall be transacted only in meetings open to the public.

(D) Members shall be given at least three days advance written notice of all meetings by the executive director. Such notice shall be deemed given when deposited in the United States mail in a postage prepaid envelope addressed to each member at his or her address as it appears on the records of the authority.

(E) With the notice of meetings, members shall be given an agenda of each meeting, provided, however, any business may be considered or acted upon whether or not set forth in the agenda.

(F) A majority of the entire membership shall constitute a quorum for the transaction of business and the approval of a majority of the entire membership shall be necessary to undertake any action by the authority.

(G) Except as otherwise provided by rule or other action of the authority, all proceedings shall be governed by parliamentary rules as set forth in "Robert's Rules of Order."

(H) In compliance with sections 121.22 and 152.01 of the Revised Code, the authority shall meet at least once each calendar quarter. A notice of each meeting of the authority including the time, place and purpose of the meeting shall be mailed by the executive director at least twenty-four hours in advance of such meeting to any person making a request in writing to the authority for such notice. In the event a special meeting is called, the executive director shall notify the news media, who have requested notice, of the time, place and purpose of the special meeting by notice mailed at least twenty-four hours in advance of the special meeting. In the event an emergency meeting is called, the executive director shall notify by telephone the news media, who have requested notice, of the time, place and purpose of the emergency meeting. Any notice of the purpose of a meeting may be given by mailing or describing, as applicable, the agenda for the meeting; provided, however, any business may be considered or acted upon whether or not set forth in the agenda.

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Prior Effective Dates: 3/16/1978, 3/21/1981
Rule 123-5-03 | Order of business.
 

(A) The following shall be the order of business for meetings of the authority:

(1) Call to order

(2) Roll call

(3) Approval of minutes of previous meeting

(4) Approval of rules or other matters for the conduct of business

(5) Old business

(6) New business

(7) Reports

(8) Miscellaneous

(9) Adjournment

(B) Matters may be taken up out of order in the discretion of the chairperson.

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Rule 123-5-04 | Minutes.
 

The authority shall keep the minutes of each meeting of the authority which shall contain a record of all actions taken by vote of the authority and such other matters as the authority may from time to time determine. Each member shall receive a copy of the minutes of each meeting of the authority at or prior to the next meeting of the authority.

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Rule 123-5-05 | Officers.
 

(A) Chairperson. The chairperson shall preside at all meetings of the authority, decide all questions of order at such meeting, perform all duties conferred upon the chairperson by the laws of the state of Ohio, and perform such other duties as the rules of the authority may prescribe, or as my be, from time to time, authorized by the authority.

(B) Vice-chairperson. In the event the governor has not appointed a chairperson or the chairperson is incapacitated or otherwise unavailable, the vice-chairperson shall be invested with the powers and discharge the duties of the chairperson. The vice-chairperson shall perform all duties conferred upon the vice-chairperson by the laws of the state of Ohio and such other duties as the rules of the authority may prescribe, or as may be, from time to time, authorized by the authority.

(C) Secretary-treasurer. The secretary-treasurer shall provide for the keeping of minutes of the meetings of the authority; shall be the custodian of any sale of the authority and of all records, books, deeds, contracts, documents and papers of the authority and shall perform all duties conferred upon the secretary-treasurer by the laws of the state of Ohio and such other duties as the rules of the authority may prescribe, or as my be, from time to time, authorized by the authority.

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Rule 123-5-06 | Employees.
 

(A) Executive director. The executive director shall serve at the pleasure of the authority and may be discharged without cause. The executive director shall be responsible for all day-to-day administrative duties of the authority, but may not bind the authority in contract without the express authorization of the authority. Approval by the authority of its annual budget shall be deemed express authorization to the executive director to enter into all contracts necessary thereunder. The executive director may approve change orders, not in excess of fifty thousand dollars, to contracts for the authority without additional authorization from the authority. The executive director shall perform such other duties as the authority may, from time to time, authorize.

(B) Assistant executive directors. Assistant executive directors shall serve at the pleasure of the authority and may be discharged without cause. Assistant executive directors shall perform such duties as the authority or the executive director may, from time to time, authorize. In the event the authority has not appointed an executive director or the executive director is incapacitated or otherwise unavailable, an assistant executive director may take any action which the executive director is authorized to take.

(C) Employees. All other employees shall serve at the pleasure of the executive director and may be discharged without cause, and shall perform such duties as the authority, the executive director or the assistant executive directors may, from time to time, authorize.

(D) Employee handbook. The executive director shall prepare an employee handbook which shall describe the authority's employment policies; provided that the employee handbook shall not be construed as an employment contract, nor shall anything therein be deemed to provide an expectancy of continued employment. The executive director may revise the employee handbook, from time to time.

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Rule 123-5-07 | Committees.
 

(A) The authority may authorize such committees as it may deem desirable from time to time. The chairperson shall designate the members of such committees.

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Rule 123-5-08 | Reports.
 

Within ninety days after the close of each fiscal year, the executive director shall transmit a report of the authority's activities for the preceding fiscal year to the members and the governor and shall file a copy thereof with the clerk of each house of the general assembly.

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Rule 123-5-09 | Amendments.
 

Ohio building authority rules may be amended at any time by an affirmative vote of a majority of the entire membership of the authority.

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