BriKuz wrote:I was contacted by Daryl Riffle of the Ag Society. He says that they are a completely private entity, and ORC 9.68 does NOT apply to them. He DID say he would look into the Greene Cty Ag case with legal council.
They are an Independant vs County Ag society but the differences appear to be minimal, the major one I see is that independents can represent multiple counties. It seems that all the other laws apply to both.
I would ask them if they are completely private why do they insure through Public Entities Pool of Ohio, a group that only insures public entities.
From their latest state audit.
The Society belongs to the Public Entities Pool of Ohio (PEP), a risk-sharing pool available to Ohio local governments. PEP provides property and casualty coverage for its members. American Risk Pooling Consultants, Inc. (ARPCO), a division of York Insurance Services Group, Inc. (York), functions as the administrator of PEP and provides underwriting, claims, loss control, risk management, and reinsurance services for PEP. PEP is a member of the American Public Entity.
Excess Pool (APEEP), which is also administered by ARPCO. Member governments pay annual contributions to fund PEP. PEP pays judgments, settlements and other expenses resulting from covered claims that exceed the members’ deductibles.