Article 1 County Sports Authority 11-701 – 11-706
Article 2 Authority Bonds 11-721 – 11-724
Article 3 Municipal Jurisdiction 11-731

Terms Used In Arizona Laws > Title 11 > Chapter 5 - County Authorities

  • Alternative fuel: means :

    (a) Electricity. See Arizona Laws 1-215

  • Appropriation: The provision of funds, through an annual appropriations act or a permanent law, for federal agencies to make payments out of the Treasury for specified purposes. The formal federal spending process consists of two sequential steps: authorization
  • Assets: (1) The property comprising the estate of a deceased person, or (2) the property in a trust account.
  • Board: means the board of directors of a district. See Arizona Laws 48-6201
  • Board: means the elected board of directors of the upper San Pedro water district formed pursuant to this chapter. See Arizona Laws 48-6402
  • Bond related expenses: means any expenses incurred by the district to issue and administer its bonds, including underwriting fees and costs, trustee fees, financial consultant fees, printing and advertising costs, paying agent fees, transfer agent fees, legal, accounting, feasibility consultant and other professional fees and expenses, credit enhancement fees, attorney and accounting fees and expenses related to credit enhancement, bond insurance or liquidity enhancement, remarketing fees, rating agency fees and costs, travel and telephone expenses and all other fees considered necessary by the district in order to market and administer the bonds. See Arizona Laws 48-6271
  • Bonds: means the revenue bonds of the district issued pursuant to this article. See Arizona Laws 48-6271
  • Characterization: means a process to determine the nature, degree and extent of contaminants at a site or a portion of a site. See Arizona Laws 49-171
  • Clean burning fuel: means :

    (a) An emulsion of water-phased hydrocarbon fuel that contains not less than twenty per cent water by volume and that complies with any of the following:

    (i) Is used in an engine that is certified to meet at a minimum the United States environmental protection agency low emission vehicle standard pursuant to 40 Code of Federal Regulations section 88. See Arizona Laws 1-215

  • Clerk: includes any person or official who performs the duties of clerk of the municipality or any person appointed by the district board to be the district clerk. See Arizona Laws 48-6801
  • Commission: means the Arizona emergency response commission. See Arizona Laws 49-121
  • Committee: means a local emergency planning committee. See Arizona Laws 49-121
  • Common law: The legal system that originated in England and is now in use in the United States. It is based on judicial decisions rather than legislative action.
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • Contaminant: means any substance that has been released to the environment and that qualifies as any of the following:

    (a) A hazardous substance as defined in section 49-201. See Arizona Laws 49-171

  • County: means the county in which the district is located. See Arizona Laws 48-6402
  • Debt service: means the principal of, interest on and premium, if any, on the bonds, when due, whether at maturity or prior redemption and fees and costs of registrars, trustees, paying agents or other agents necessary to handle the bonds and the costs of credit enhancement or liquidity support. See Arizona Laws 48-6801
  • Deed: The legal instrument used to transfer title in real property from one person to another.
  • Department: means the department of water resources. See Arizona Laws 48-6402
  • Director: means the director of water resources. See Arizona Laws 48-6402
  • Director: means the director of the department. See Arizona Laws 3-101
  • Discovery: Lawyers' examination, before trial, of facts and documents in possession of the opponents to help the lawyers prepare for trial.
  • District: means a tax levying revitalization district formed pursuant to this article. See Arizona Laws 48-6801
  • District: means a theme park district established pursuant to this chapter. See Arizona Laws 48-6201
  • District: means the upper San Pedro water district formed pursuant to this chapter. See Arizona Laws 48-6402
  • District board: means the board of directors of the district. See Arizona Laws 48-6801
  • Engineering control: means a remediation method such as a barrier or cap that is used to prevent or minimize exposure to contaminants and that includes technologies that reduce the mobility or migration of contaminants. See Arizona Laws 49-151
  • Enhanced municipal services: means public service provided within the district at a higher level or to a greater degree than provided outside the district. See Arizona Laws 48-6801
  • Environmental claim: means a claim for defense or indemnity submitted under a general liability insurance policy by an insured in response to a claim of potential liability for bodily injury or property damage arising from a release of pollutants onto or into land, air or water. See Arizona Laws 49-171
  • Fiscal year: The fiscal year is the accounting period for the government. For the federal government, this begins on October 1 and ends on September 30. The fiscal year is designated by the calendar year in which it ends; for example, fiscal year 2006 begins on October 1, 2005 and ends on September 30, 2006.
  • Foreclosure: A legal process in which property that is collateral or security for a loan may be sold to help repay the loan when the loan is in default. Source: OCC
  • General plan: means the general plan described in section 48-6802, subsection B, as the plan may be amended. See Arizona Laws 48-6801
  • Gift: A voluntary transfer or conveyance of property without consideration, or for less than full and adequate consideration based on fair market value.
  • Governing body: means the body or board that by law is constituted as the legislative department of the municipality, Indian tribe or community. See Arizona Laws 48-6801
  • Hazardous substance: has the meaning set forth in the comprehensive environmental response, compensation, and liability act of 1980 (P. See Arizona Laws 49-121
  • Infrastructure: means all improvements listed in this paragraph that will result in a beneficial use principally to land within the geographical limits of the district and may include a district's share of any improvements listed in this paragraph if the district board determines such share is proportionate to the beneficial use of such improvements to land within the geographical limits of the district, improvements within or outside the geographical limits of the district, necessary or incidental work, whether newly constructed, renovated or existing, and all necessary or desirable appurtenances. See Arizona Laws 48-6801
  • Infrastructure purpose: means :

    (a) Planning, design, engineering, construction, demolition, acquisition or installation of infrastructure. See Arizona Laws 48-6801

  • Injunction: An order of the court prohibiting (or compelling) the performance of a specific act to prevent irreparable damage or injury.
  • Institutional control: means a legal or administrative tool or action taken to reduce the potential for exposure to contaminants. See Arizona Laws 49-151
  • Insured: means any person who is included as a named insured on a general liability insurance policy and who has or had a property interest in a site in this state that involves an environmental claim. See Arizona Laws 49-171
  • Lease: A contract transferring the use of property or occupancy of land, space, structures, or equipment in consideration of a payment (e.g., rent). Source: OCC
  • Lien: A claim against real or personal property in satisfaction of a debt.
  • Minor: means a person under the age of eighteen years. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • Month: means a calendar month unless otherwise expressed. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Mortgage: The written agreement pledging property to a creditor as collateral for a loan.
  • Multipurpose event center: means a building, a group of buildings or a structure that is designed or configured to be adaptable in providing venues that can accommodate various events such as musical concerts, theater performances, trade shows, sporting events, conventions, conferences and other social, cultural, business or entertainment events. See Arizona Laws 48-6801
  • Municipal water delivery system: means an entity that distributes or sells potable water primarily through a pipeline delivery system that is owned by either:

    (a) A city or town incorporated or chartered under the constitution and laws of this state. See Arizona Laws 48-6402

  • Municipality: means an incorporated city or town and includes an Indian tribe or community. See Arizona Laws 48-6801
  • Nonresidential use: means those uses of property other than residential uses. See Arizona Laws 49-151
  • Obligation: An order placed, contract awarded, service received, or similar transaction during a given period that will require payments during the same or a future period.
  • Oversight: Committee review of the activities of a Federal agency or program.
  • Owner: means the person who, on the day the action, election or proceeding is begun or held, appears to be the owner of real property as shown on the property tax assessment roll. See Arizona Laws 48-6801
  • Owner: means all persons or entities that currently hold fee title to property other than as security for an obligation. See Arizona Laws 49-151
  • Partnership: A voluntary contract between two or more persons to pool some or all of their assets into a business, with the agreement that there will be a proportional sharing of profits and losses.
  • Personal property: includes money, goods, chattels, things in action and evidences of debt. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Personal property: All property that is not real property.
  • Population: means the population according to the most recent United States decennial census. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Property: includes both real and personal property. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Real property: Land, and all immovable fixtures erected on, growing on, or affixed to the land.
  • Remainder: An interest in property that takes effect in the future at a specified time or after the occurrence of some event, such as the death of a life tenant.
  • Remediation: means either:

    (a) The treatment or removal of contaminated environmental media to meet predetermined risk levels or site specific risk levels. See Arizona Laws 49-151

  • Remediation: means action taken to address a contaminant by reducing the level of the contaminant in the environment or preventing or reducing exposure to the contaminant. See Arizona Laws 49-171
  • Rescission: The cancellation of budget authority previously provided by Congress. The Impoundment Control Act of 1974 specifies that the President may propose to Congress that funds be rescinded. If both Houses have not approved a rescission proposal (by passing legislation) within 45 days of continuous session, any funds being withheld must be made available for obligation.
  • Revenue bonds: means those bonds that are issued pursuant to this article and that are secured by a pledge of revenues of the district or revenues collected by the county or municipality and returned to the district. See Arizona Laws 48-6801
  • SARA: means the superfund amendments and reauthorization act of 1986 (P. See Arizona Laws 49-121
  • Site: means the areal extent of contamination. See Arizona Laws 49-171
  • Source: means a site or portion of a site where a contaminant is or may be released to waters of the state. See Arizona Laws 49-171
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • Temporary restraining order: Prohibits a person from an action that is likely to cause irreparable harm. This differs from an injunction in that it may be granted immediately, without notice to the opposing party, and without a hearing. It is intended to last only until a hearing can be held.
  • Theme park: means any combination of recreational, entertainment, amusement and cultural venues and parking facilities with a central access designed and built around a particular time, place, story or subject, including consistent presentation of architecture, costuming, merchandise, food, games, rides and attractions. See Arizona Laws 48-6201
  • Theme park purpose: includes the following purposes:

    (a) The capital costs of acquiring, designing, developing, constructing, reconstructing, equipping and improving theme park facilities and directly related improvements and of on-site and off-site public infrastructure. See Arizona Laws 48-6271

  • Tort: A civil wrong or breach of a duty to another person, as outlined by law. A very common tort is negligent operation of a motor vehicle that results in property damage and personal injury in an automobile accident.
  • Treasurer: includes any person or official who performs the duties of treasurer of the municipality or any person appointed by the district board as the district treasurer. See Arizona Laws 48-6801
  • Trustee: A person or institution holding and administering property in trust.
  • Uniform Commercial Code: A set of statutes enacted by the various states to provide consistency among the states' commercial laws. It includes negotiable instruments, sales, stock transfers, trust and warehouse receipts, and bills of lading. Source: OCC
  • User fees: Fees charged to users of goods or services provided by the government. In levying or authorizing these fees, the legislature determines whether the revenue should go into the treasury or should be available to the agency providing the goods or services.