This seminar is designed for land use officials, planners, project managers, zoning board members, city council and board members, county government officials, township trustees and clerks, developers, attorneys, engineers, architects and surveyors.
The new annexation law has been in effect for almost a year and a half. Learn what the new law requires and how counties, townships and municipalities are dealing with it. This course will provide participants with background and analysis and materials regarding the diverse legal issues affecting annexations. Discussion will focus on key issues that city, township, village and county officials must be aware of. You will discover how county commissioners, attorneys and others have attempted to deal with the new law and its requirements.
Topics to be discussed include:
History Of Annexation In Ohio And Summary Of New Law
Majority Annexation Procedure
Expedited Annexation Procedures
Annexation Agreements, CEDAs And Joint Economic Development Districts
Annexation By Petition Of Municipality For City And Village, County, Or State Owned Land
9:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.
I. History Of Annexation In Ohio And Summary Of New Law
A. History Of Annexation
B. Summary Of Key Provisions Of Senate Bill V
C. Overview Of The New Annexation Statute
D. Highlights Of The New Annexation Statute
9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
II. Majority Annexation Procedure (Contested Annexations, RC 709.03 et seq.)
A. Majority Procedure Time Line/Resolution
10:30 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.
10:45 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.
III. Expedited Annexation Procedures
A. Agreement To Annex
B. 100% Of Landowners Seeking Annexation
C. Expedited Economic Development Annexations
D. Annexation Agreement
11:45 a.m. - 12:45 p.m.
Lunch (On Your Own)
12:45 p.m. - 1:15 p.m.
IV. Appeal Rights
1:15 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.
V. Annexation Agreements, CEDAs And Joint Economic Development
A. SB Annexation Agreements (ORC 709)
B. Cooperative Economic Development Agreements (ORC 701.07)
C. Joint Economic Development Districts (JEDDs) (ORC 715.72 To 715.83)
2:45 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
3:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
VI. Annexation By Petition Of Municipality For City And Village, County, Or
State Owned Land
3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
VII. General Provisions
A. Delegation Of Responsibility To Clerks And County Administrators To Set Hearings; Fee Schedules And Deposits For Annexation Petitions
B. Annexations Involving More Than One County
C. Substantial Compliance With Procedural Requirements
D. Guidelines For Annexation Hearings
E. Reparations, Property Tax Payments To Townships By Municipalities After Annexation And Removal Of Territory
F. Agricultural Districts How Annexation Affects Them