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Section 6131.101 | First hearing on petition for proposed drainage improvement.


(A) At the first hearing on a petition for a proposed improvement, the board of county commissioners shall do both of the following:

(1) Hear the preliminary report of the county engineer required under section 6131.09 of the Revised Code;

(2) Hear any evidence offered by any owner for or against the granting of the proposed improvement or for or against the granting of any laterals, branches, spurs, or change of route, course, termini, or manner of construction described in the petition or in any amendment.

(B) If necessary, the board of county commissioners may recess and continue the hearing on subsequent days as may be reasonable to consider additional information about the proposed improvement or so that all interested owners may have an opportunity to comment on the proposed improvement.

(C) At the conclusion of the first hearing, the board shall vote to determine whether to proceed with the project survey and design or to dismiss the petition, taking into consideration the petition, the preliminary report, and comments on the proposed improvement.

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