As used in this part:
(a) “Community recreation plan” means a 5-year, comprehensive recreation plan for a given local unit of government, approval of which is required by the department for participation in the land and water conservation fund program pursuant to the land and water conservation fund act of 1965, public law 88-578, 78 Stat. 897, and the Michigan natural resources trust fund grant program under part 19.
Terms Used In Michigan Laws 324.71601
- Department: means the department of natural resources. See Michigan Laws 324.71601
- Department of natural resources: means the principal state department created in section 501. See Michigan Laws 324.301
- Director: means the director of the department. See Michigan Laws 324.71601
- Grant: means a local recreation grant under this part. See Michigan Laws 324.71601
- Local recreation project: means capital improvement projects including, but not limited to, the construction, expansion, development, or rehabilitation of recreational facilities. See Michigan Laws 324.71601
- local unit: means a municipality or county. See Michigan Laws 324.301
- Public law: A public bill or joint resolution that has passed both chambers and been enacted into law. Public laws have general applicability nationwide.
(b) “Department” means the department of natural resources.
(c) “Director” means the director of the department.
(d) “Grant” means a local recreation grant under this part.
(e) “Infrastructure improvement” means restoration of the natural environment or the renovation, repair, replacement, upgrading, or structural improvement of an existing facility that is not less than 15 years old, including any of the following:
(i) Recreation centers.
(ii) Sports fields.
(f) “Local recreation project” means capital improvement projects including, but not limited to, the construction, expansion, development, or rehabilitation of recreational facilities. Local recreation project does not include the operation, maintenance, or administration of those facilities, wages, or administration of projects or purchase of facilities already dedicated to public recreational purposes.
(g) “Local unit of government” means a county, city, township, village, the Huron-Clinton metropolitan authority, or any authority composed of counties, cities, townships, villages, or any combination of those entities, which authority is legally constituted to provide public recreation.
(h) “Regional park” means a public recreation site that is under the applicant’s control and that is in compliance with all of the following requirements as determined by the department:
(i) The site does now, or will, attract not less than 25% of its users from areas in the region that are 30 minutes or more driving time from the site.
(ii) The site provides passive, water-based, and active recreation opportunities.
(iii) The site is contiguous to, or encompasses, a natural resource feature.