(a)   Whoever is convicted of an offense, other than a minor misdemeanor, and, as a consequence of that conviction is confined in a County jail as provided in Ohio R.C. 1905.35, shall reimburse the City for its expenses incurred by reason of such confinement including, but not limited to, the expenses relating to the provision of food, clothing and shelter.
   (b)   The amount of reimbursement required to be made by the inmate shall be determined by the Sylvania Municipal Court at a hearing held pursuant to Ohio R.C. 2929.15.
   (c)   The Director of Law is hereby authorized to institute an appropriate civil action in the name of the City in the Court of Common Pleas of the county in which the jail is located, to recover from the inmate the reimbursement for the expenses of his confinement in the County jail, as determined by the Sylvania Municipal Court pursuant to Ohio R.C. 2929.15.  The action shall be brought within one year after the person is released from incarceration.  The amount recovered shall be paid into the treasury of the City.
(Ord.  69-85.  Passed 9-4-85.)