Terms Used In Utah Code > Title 63H > Chapter 1 - Military Installation Development Authority Act
Affidavit: A written statement of facts confirmed by the oath of the party making it, before a notary or officer having authority to administer oaths.
Allegation: something that someone says happened.
Amendment: A proposal to alter the text of a pending bill or other measure by striking out some of it, by inserting new language, or both. Before an amendment becomes part of the measure, thelegislature must agree to it.
Appeal: A request made after a trial, asking another court (usually the court of appeals) to decide whether the trial was conducted properly. To make such a request is "to appeal" or "to take an appeal." One who appeals is called the appellant.
Armed forces: means the United States Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps, Space Force, and Coast Guard. See Utah Code 68-3-12.5
for military land or other land that was exempt from a property tax at the time that a project area was created that included the military land or other land, a taxable value of zero; or
for private property that is included in a project area, the taxable value of the property within any portion of the project area, as designated by board resolution, from which the property tax allocation will be collected, as shown upon the assessment roll last equalized:
before the year in which the authority creates the project area; or
before the year in which the project area plan is amended, for property added to a project area by an amendment to a project area plan. See Utah Code 63H-1-102
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.
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.
Dedicated tax collections: means the property tax that remains after the authority is paid the property tax allocation the authority is entitled to receive under Subsection 63H-1-501(1), for a property tax levied by:
Development: includes the demolition, construction, reconstruction, modification, expansion, maintenance, operation, or improvement of a building, facility, utility, landscape, parking lot, park, trail, or recreational amenity. See Utah Code 63H-1-102
Development project: means a project to develop land within a project area. See Utah Code 63H-1-102
Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
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.
Gift: A voluntary transfer or conveyance of property without consideration, or for less than full and adequate consideration based on fair market value.
Guardian: A person legally empowered and charged with the duty of taking care of and managing the property of another person who because of age, intellect, or health, is incapable of managing his (her) own affairs.
Included municipality: means a municipality, some or all of which is included within a project area. See Utah Code 63H-1-102
Injunction: An order of the court prohibiting (or compelling) the performance of a specific act to prevent irreparable damage or injury.
Interest rate: The amount paid by a borrower to a lender in exchange for the use of the lender's money for a certain period of time. Interest is paid on loans or on debt instruments, such as notes or bonds, either at regular intervals or as part of a lump sum payment when the issue matures. Source: OCC
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.
Military: includes , in relation to property, property that is occupied by the military and is owned by the government of the United States or the state. See Utah Code 63H-1-102
Military land: means land or a facility, including leased land or a leased facility, that is part of or affiliated with a base, camp, post, station, yard, center, or installation under the jurisdiction of the United States Department of Defense, the United States Department of Veterans Affairs, or the Utah National Guard. See Utah Code 63H-1-102
Project area: means the land, including military land, whether consisting of a single contiguous area or multiple noncontiguous areas, described in a project area plan or draft project area plan, where the development project set forth in the project area plan or draft project area plan takes place or is proposed to take place. See Utah Code 63H-1-102
Project area budget: means a multiyear projection of annual or cumulative revenues and expenses and other fiscal matters pertaining to a project area that includes:
the base taxable value of property in the project area;
the projected property tax allocation expected to be generated within the project area;
the amount of the property tax allocation expected to be shared with other taxing entities;
the amount of the property tax allocation expected to be used to implement the project area plan, including the estimated amount of the property tax allocation to be used for land acquisition, public improvements, infrastructure improvements, and loans, grants, or other incentives to private and public entities;
the property tax allocation expected to be used to cover the cost of administering the project area plan;
if the property tax allocation is to be collected at different times or from different portions of the project area, or both:
the tax identification numbers of the parcels from which the property tax allocation will be collected; or
a legal description of the portion of the project area from which the property tax allocation will be collected; and
an estimate of when other portions of the project area will become subject to collection of the property tax allocation; and
for property that the authority owns or leases and expects to sell or sublease, the expected total cost of the property to the authority and the expected selling price or lease payments. See Utah Code 63H-1-102
Project area plan: means a written plan that, after the plan's effective date, guides and controls the development within a project area. See Utah Code 63H-1-102
Property tax allocation: means the difference between:
the amount of property tax revenues generated each tax year by all taxing entities from the area within a project area designated in the project area plan as the area from which the property tax allocation is to be collected, using the current assessed value of the property; and
the amount of property tax revenues that would be generated from that same area using the base taxable value of the property. See Utah Code 63H-1-102
Public entity: means :
the state, including each department or agency of the state; or
a political subdivision of the state, including the authority or a county, city, town, school district, local district, special service district, or interlocal cooperation entity. See Utah Code 63H-1-102
Public infrastructure and improvements: includes :
facilities, lines, or systems that harness geothermal energy or provide water, chilled water, steam, sewer, storm drainage, natural gas, electricity, or telecommunications;
streets, roads, curb, gutter, sidewalk, walkways, tunnels, solid waste facilities, parking facilities, public transportation facilities, and parks, trails, and other recreational facilities;
snowmaking equipment and related improvements that can also be used for water storage or fire suppression purposes; and
a building and related improvements for occupancy by the public, the authority, the military, or military-related entities. See Utah Code 63H-1-102
Quorum: The number of legislators that must be present to do business.
Real property: Land, and all immovable fixtures erected on, growing on, or affixed to the land.