§ 7-480 Short title
§ 7-481 Declaration of legislative policy
§ 7-482 Definitions
§ 7-483 Powers granted to municipalities
§ 7-484 Actions to be undertaken by means of separate resolutions
§ 7-485 Required municipal findings and determinations. Discretionary referendum
§ 7-486 Delegation of powers
§ 7-487 Laws governing city and town development
§ 7-488 Power of municipality to make loans
§ 7-489 Sale, lease, disposition and use of development property
§ 7-490 Imposition and collection of facility charges
§ 7-491 Issuance of notes and bonds
§ 7-492 Capital reserve fund established. Petition. Referendum
§ 7-493 Bonds and notes to be special obligation of municipality. Applicability of statutory debt limitation
§ 7-494 Municipal moneys to be deposited in separate accounts. Annual audits
§ 7-495 Municipal default or noncompliance. Appointment of trustee
§ 7-496 Notes and bonds made securities
§ 7-497 Income from notes and bonds tax-exempt; exception
§ 7-498 Development property may be tax-exempt
§ 7-499 Agreement with bond holders
§ 7-500 Exclusive procedure for issuance of bonds
§ 7-501 Competitive or public bidding requirements
§ 7-502 Applicability of payment bond, prevailing wage and other employee benefit laws
§ 7-503 Chapter grants no authority for municipality to acquire, own, develop or improve real property outside its borders

Terms Used In Connecticut General Statutes > Chapter 114

  • banks: shall include all incorporated banks. See Connecticut General Statutes 1-1
  • Capital reserve fund: means any capital reserve fund established by a municipality in accordance with section 7-492. See Connecticut General Statutes 7-482
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
  • Deed: The legal instrument used to transfer title in real property from one person to another.
  • Development property: means any real or personal property, interest therein, improvements thereon, appurtenances thereto and air or other rights in connection therewith, including land, buildings, plants, structures, systems, works, machinery and equipment acquired or to be acquired by purchase, gift or otherwise by a sponsor or by a municipality and dedicated by resolution to the purposes of this chapter. See Connecticut General Statutes 7-482
  • Equitable: Pertaining to civil suits in "equity" rather than in "law." In English legal history, the courts of "law" could order the payment of damages and could afford no other remedy. See damages. A separate court of "equity" could order someone to do something or to cease to do something. See, e.g., injunction. In American jurisprudence, the federal courts have both legal and equitable power, but the distinction is still an important one. For example, a trial by jury is normally available in "law" cases but not in "equity" cases. Source: U.S. Courts
  • Facility charges: means tolls, rents, rates, fees or other charges in this chapter, in connection with, or for the use or services of, or otherwise relating to, any development property owned or controlled by the municipality in furtherance of the purposes of this chapter. See Connecticut General Statutes 7-482
  • 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
  • Gift: A voluntary transfer or conveyance of property without consideration, or for less than full and adequate consideration based on fair market value.
  • Governmental unit: means the United States of America or the state or any city, town, consolidated town and city or consolidated town and borough or any subdivision, department, agency, instrumentality, authority, board, commission, bureau, division or legal entity heretofore or hereafter created, designated or established by or for the United States of America or the state or any city or town. See Connecticut General Statutes 7-482
  • Injunction: An order of the court prohibiting (or compelling) the performance of a specific act to prevent irreparable damage or injury.
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • 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
  • Legislative body: means the council, commission, board, body or town meeting, by whatever name it may be known, having or exercising the general legislative powers and functions of a municipality. See Connecticut General Statutes 7-482
  • legislative body: means : (1) As applied to unconsolidated towns, the town meeting. See Connecticut General Statutes 1-1
  • Lien: A claim against real or personal property in satisfaction of a debt.
  • Mortgage: The written agreement pledging property to a creditor as collateral for a loan.
  • Municipality: means any city, town, consolidated town and city or consolidated town and borough in the state which shall by resolution make the findings and determinations required by section 7-485 and which shall exercise all powers granted and make all findings and determinations required under this chapter by means of resolution. See Connecticut General Statutes 7-482
  • 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.
  • Operating expenses: means all costs and expenses of a municipality or its delegate incurred in connection with any action taken pursuant to this chapter, including but not limited to salaries and wages, expenses of administering staff functions, fees of professional consultants, legal fees, charges incurred for servicing of mortgage loans or loans to sponsors, money management, office rents, utility charges, costs of supplies, furnishings, equipment, machinery and apparatus, maintenance and repair of property and other expenses incurred in connection with the foregoing. See Connecticut General Statutes 7-482
  • Ordinance: means an enactment under the provisions of section 7-157. See Connecticut General Statutes 1-1
  • other obligations: means any bonds, notes or other evidences of indebtedness, respectively, issued by a municipality pursuant to this chapter. See Connecticut General Statutes 7-482
  • Personal property: All property that is not real property.
  • Purposes of this chapter: means ameliorating the deterioration of municipalities by preserving and expanding employment opportunities and the tax base of municipalities by undertaking or assisting in the financing, development or construction of housing, industrial, commercial, parking, retail, office, hotel, warehouse, recreational or transportation facilities or any combination thereof and any service facilities related thereto or supportive thereof. See Connecticut General Statutes 7-482
  • Real property: Land, and all immovable fixtures erected on, growing on, or affixed to the land.
  • Resolution: means any resolution adopted by the legislative body of a municipality or by the governing body of any governmental unit or nonprofit corporation to which a municipality has delegated powers under the provisions of section 7-486, after (1) notice of the proposed resolution has been placed on record in the office of the municipal clerk for public inspection and (2) a summary of the proposed resolution has been published at least once in a newspaper of general circulation within the municipality, both setting forth the time and place of the public hearing provided for in subdivision (3) of this subsection and (3) a public hearing has been held thereon not less than five days nor more than fourteen days subsequent to the placing on record of such notice and the publication of such summary. See Connecticut General Statutes 7-482
  • Revenues: means fees, rentals, tolls, charges and other receipts, income or moneys made, received or derived by or paid for the account of a municipality from, in connection with or arising out of any development property, and may include subsidies, grants and other payments or portions thereof from governmental units which, under their terms, may be pledged by a municipality in accordance with the provisions of this chapter. See Connecticut General Statutes 7-482
  • savings banks: shall include savings banks, societies for savings and savings societies. See Connecticut General Statutes 1-1
  • Settlement: Parties to a lawsuit resolve their difference without having a trial. Settlements often involve the payment of compensation by one party in satisfaction of the other party's claims.
  • Sponsor: means individuals, joint ventures, partnerships, limited partnerships, trusts, business corporations, nonprofit corporations, cooperatives, condominiums, associations, public bodies or any other legal entities or combination thereof, who have filed with the clerk of the municipality a list of the names and addresses of each of its members or stockholders, if any, except in the case of a corporation the stock of which is traded in the open market or over the counter or listed on any stock exchange, and who have been approved by a municipality as financially qualified to own, construct, acquire, rehabilitate, operate, manage or maintain development property in furtherance of the purposes of this chapter. See Connecticut General Statutes 7-482
  • State: means the state of Connecticut. See Connecticut General Statutes 7-482
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • 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.
  • 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
  • Venue: The geographical location in which a case is tried.