• As used in this chapter, unless the context otherwise requires:
    • (1) “Adventure tourism activities” means outdoor recreational opportunities such as equine and motorized trail riding, rappelling, road biking, rock climbing, hang gliding, spelunking, shooting sports, mountain biking, canoeing, paragliding, zip lining and other such activities;

    • Terms Used In Tennessee Code 11-25-104

      • Adventure tourism activities: means outdoor recreational opportunities such as equine and motorized trail riding, rappelling, road biking, rock climbing, hang gliding, spelunking, shooting sports, mountain biking, canoeing, paragliding, zip lining and other such activities. See Tennessee Code 11-25-104
      • Authority: means the Doe Mountain recreation authority. See Tennessee Code 11-25-104
      • Board: means the board of directors of the authority. See Tennessee Code 11-25-104
      • 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.
      • County: means the county in this state in which Doe Mountain is located. See Tennessee Code 11-25-104
      • 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
      • Municipality: means any county, or any incorporated city or town in this state with respect to which the authority may be organized. See Tennessee Code 11-25-104
      • 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.
      • Project: means any outdoor recreational facility, or any other structure, improvement, or facility constructed, leased, equipped, renovated or acquired for any of the purposes set forth in this chapter, and also includes, but is not limited to, trails, roads, streets, bridges, towers, erosion control facilities, paths, signs, shelters, cabins, and utility services, such as water, sanitary sewer, electricity, gas and natural gas, and telecommunications that are constructed, leased, equipped, renovated or acquired as a supporting system or facility for any of the purposes set forth in this chapter. See Tennessee Code 11-25-104
      • Revenues: means all revenues derived from and on account of a project, directly or indirectly, including license or admission fees, payments under a lease or sale contract and repayments under any loan agreement, or under notes, debentures, bonds and other secured or unsecured debt obligations of a lessee or contracting party delivered as provided in this chapter, and any revenues pledged by a municipality. See Tennessee Code 11-25-104
      • Road: includes public bridges and may be held equivalent to the words "county way" "county road" or "state road". See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
      • State: means the state of Tennessee and, unless otherwise indicated by the context, any agency, authority, branch, bureau, commission, corporation, department or instrumentality of the state, now or hereafter existing. See Tennessee Code 11-25-104

      (2) “Authority” means the Doe Mountain recreation authority;

    • (3) “Board” means the board of directors of the authority;

    • (4) “Bonds” or “revenue bonds” means bonds, notes, interim certificates or other obligations of an authority issued pursuant to this chapter, or pursuant to any other law, as supplemented by, or in conjunction with, this chapter;

    • (5) “County” means the county in this state in which Doe Mountain is located;

    • (6) “Governing body” means the legislative body of a county as defined in this chapter;

    • (7) “Municipality” means any county, or any incorporated city or town in this state with respect to which the authority may be organized;

    • (8) “Person” means any individual, partnership, firm, association, corporation, or combination of individuals of whatever form or character;

    • (9) “Project” means any outdoor recreational facility, or any other structure, improvement, or facility constructed, leased, equipped, renovated or acquired for any of the purposes set forth in this chapter, and also includes, but is not limited to, trails, roads, streets, bridges, towers, erosion control facilities, paths, signs, shelters, cabins, and utility services, such as water, sanitary sewer, electricity, gas and natural gas, and telecommunications that are constructed, leased, equipped, renovated or acquired as a supporting system or facility for any of the purposes set forth in this chapter; provided, that such supporting system or facility is dedicated for public use;

    • (10) “Revenues” means all revenues derived from and on account of a project, directly or indirectly, including license or admission fees, payments under a lease or sale contract and repayments under any loan agreement, or under notes, debentures, bonds and other secured or unsecured debt obligations of a lessee or contracting party delivered as provided in this chapter, and any revenues pledged by a municipality;

    • (11) “Outdoor recreational facilities” means and includes projects, facilities, improvements, and structures erected for any and all types of recreational pursuits, including, but not limited to, adventure tourism activities, camping, hiking, hunting, fishing, wildlife viewing, or any other outdoor recreational activity that adds to the recreational enrichment and economic development of the community; and

    • (12) “State” means the state of Tennessee and, unless otherwise indicated by the context, any agency, authority, branch, bureau, commission, corporation, department or instrumentality of the state, now or hereafter existing.