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2022-003

Requested by: Preble County Prosecuting Attorney
Compatibility: A person may serve simultaneously as the Preble County clerk of the court of common pleas and as the clerk of the Eaton Municipal Court, but the clerk of the Eaton Municipal Court may not be hired as an independent contractor, and is a public employee as defined in R.C. 145.01.

2022-002

Requested by: Richland County Prosecuting Attorney
When an educational service center or joint educational service center contains a local school district that has part of its territory cross into another county, the territory of the local school district lying in another county is part of the territory of the educational service center.

2022-001

Requested by: Seneca County Prosecuting attorney
R.C. 3501.054 prohibits public officials from collaborating with nongovernmental persons or entities only when the public official is acting in his or her official capacity.

2021-029

Requested by: Brown County Prosecuting Attorney
Compatibility: A person cannot simultaneously serve as a township trustee and board-of-education member for a local school district when the local school district serves the township.

2021-028

Requested by: Butler County Prosecuting Attorney
County fees collected by county officials through financial transaction devices must comply with the requirements of R.C. 301.28, which cannot be circumvented by relying upon the competitive bidding process in sections R.C. 307.86 or 307.862 or by contracting with a third-party vendor who uses their own financial-transaction-device processor.

2021-027

Requested by: Jackson County Prosecuting Attorney
Compatibility: A person may not serve simultaneously as a county sheriff and as a district supervisor of a soil and water conservation district when the positions are within the same county.

2021-026

Requested by: Summit County Prosecuting Attorney
A board of township trustees is a “local authority” as defined in R.C. 4511.01(AA) and does not have open-ended authority to promulgate traffic regulations but may, at the intersection of two township roads or a township road and a county road, erect and maintain traffic-control devices that make the intersection a multi-way stop, and a board is not required to obtain an engineering study before erecting those devices.

2021-025

Requested by: Delaware County Prosecuting Attorney
Data created by a county office that is merely stored on servers kept and maintained by a county automatic data processing center does not constitute a “record,” as defined by R.C. 149.011(G), of the county automatic data processing center, and the center has no authority to respond to public records requests made pursuant to R.C. 149.43.

2021-024

Requested by: Sandusky County Prosecuting Attorney
A joint self-insurance pool operating pursuant to R.C. 9.833 may not purchase an ownership interest in a foreign or out-of-state captive-insurance pool in order to obtain stop-loss health insurance.

2021-023

Requested by: The Supreme Court of Ohio
Article IV, Section 6(B) of the Ohio Constitution does not prohibit justices of the Ohio Supreme Court from participating in the vaccination incentive program.

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