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Section 6131.19 | Hearing on compensation or damages.


(A) At the final hearing, or at such time the final hearing is adjourned to hear claims for compensation or damages, the board of county commissioners shall hear any competent evidence offered by any affected owner upon the county engineer's estimate of damages and upon any claim filed for compensation or damages.

(B) Upon consideration of all the evidence, the county engineer's schedule of estimated damages, and a view of the affected property, if the board desires a view, the board shall determine the amount of damages for each claim filed by an owner, and shall also determine the value of any land or any other property to be taken for the proposed improvement.

(C) If the board of county commissioners awards additional compensation to any owner, the board shall order the county engineer to prepare new assessments for the proposed improvement and the clerk of the board shall notify all owners of the new assessments pursuant to section 6131.16 of the Revised Code.

(D) An owner may appeal an order of the board of county commissioners concerning a claim for compensation or damages as provided in this chapter.

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