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Certification of Fiscal Agent - Sample Letter

This form contains sample language and format for soil and water conservation district boards of supervisors to use to communicate with their local county auditor which board member has been designated as the fiscal agent for purposes of authorizing and monitoring SWCD financial transactions.

Relavent sections of the Ohio Revised Code:

940.05 Governing body of district.
The governing body of a soil and water conservation district shall consist of five supervisors, as provided for in section 940.04 of the Revised Code.

The supervisors shall organize annually by selecting a chairperson, a secretary, and a treasurer. They shall designate one of their members as fiscal agent. A majority of the five supervisors shall constitute a quorum. The concurrence of a majority of the five supervisors in any matter shall be required for its determination. A supervisor shall receive no compensation for the supervisor's services, except when both of the following occur:

(A) A district board of supervisors designates one or more of its supervisors to represent the district on a joint district board or if an agency or instrumentality of the United States, of this state, or of a political subdivision of this state requires or requests district board representation;

(B) Such compensation is provided for by public moneys other than moneys in the special fund of the local district created pursuant to section 940.12 of the Revised Code.