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2012-2014 Depository Bank Application

State Treasurer of Ohio Josh Mandel releases a Request for Proposal (“RFP”) for the award of active deposits of the public moneys of the State of Ohio for a period of two years commencing on July 2, 2012 (“Designation Period”).  Responses to the RFP shall be received in the Treasurer’s office no later than 3:00 PM on February 27, 2012.  On March 19, 2012, the Board of Deposit will award active deposits for the Designation Period.

To hold active or interim deposits during the Designation Period, a financial institution must apply or renew its eligibility as a depository of public funds for the Designation Period.  An application to serve as a public depository for active and interim deposits must be received by the Treasurer’s office by February 27, 2012.  Any application received after that date will be considered only for interim deposits.  All applications are to be in accordance with Ohio Revised Code Chapter 135 and submitted to Josh Mandel, Chairman, Ohio Board of Deposit, 30 East Broad Street, 9th Floor, Columbus, Ohio 43215-3461.

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¤ Instructions for Depository Application


¤ Depository Application Agreement

¤ Trustee Agreement

¤ FHLB Trustee Agreement

¤ State Treasury Depository Bond

¤ Trustee Pledge Confirmation

¤ Trustee Release Confirmation

¤ Collateral Policy

¤ Instructions for Release of Collateral

¤ Request for Release of Collateral Forms






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