Terms Used In Iowa Code 173.16
- 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
- Board: means the Iowa state fair board as provided in section 173. See Iowa Code 173.1A
- state: when applied to the different parts of the United States, includes the District of Columbia and the territories, and the words "United States" may include the said district and territories. See Iowa Code 4.1
All expenses incurred in maintaining the state fairgrounds and in conducting the annual fair on the state fairgrounds, including the compensation and expenses of the officers, members, and employees of the board, shall be recorded by the secretary and paid from the state fair receipts, unless a specific appropriation has been provided for that purpose. The board may request special capital improvement appropriations from the state and may request emergency funding from the executive council for natural disasters. The board may request that the department of transportation provide maintenance in accordance with section 307.24, subsection 5.
In order to efficiently administer facilities and events on the state fairgrounds, and to promote Iowa’s conservation ethic, the Iowa state fair board shall handle or dispose of waste generated on the state fairgrounds under supervision of the department of natural resources.