164-1-01 Definitions.

For the purposes of Chapter 164-1 of the Administrative Code:

(A) "Administrator" means the administrator of the Ohio small government capital improvements commission appointed under section 164.05 of the Revised Code.

(B) "Director" means the director of the Ohio public works commission appointed under section 164.02 of the Revised Code.

(C) "District" means a division of the state created under section 164.03 of the Revised Code.

(D) "District committee" means a district public works integrating committee established under division (A)(1), (A)(2), (A)(3), (A)(4), (A)(5), or (A)(6) of section 164.04 of the Revised Code.

(E) "Executive committee" means an executive committee of a district public works integrating committee established under division (A)(7) of section 164.04 of the Revised Code.

(F) "Expansion project cost" means the cost entailed in a project, or those elements of a project, that would replace existing infrastructure with infrastructure that:

(1) Has a designed service capacity substantially greater than the designed service capacity of the existing infrastructure, regardless of the relative physical dimensions of the existing or replacing infrastructure; or

(2) Except for solid waste disposal facilities, uses a substantially different service technology than is used by the existing infrastructure.

(G) "Infrastructure" means roads and bridges, waste water treatment systems, water supply systems, solid waste disposal facilities, and storm water and sanitary collection, storage, and treatment facilities, including real property, interests in real property, facilities, and equipment related or incidental to those facilities.

(H) "New project cost" means the cost entailed in a project, or those elements of a project, that would add infrastructure to a subdivision's existing infrastructure.

(I) "Project" means the acquisition, construction, reconstruction, improvement, planning, and equipping of infrastructure pursuant to sections 164.01 to 164.16 of the Revised Code. In the case of funds allocated under division (B)(1) of section 164.08 of the Revised Code, "project" also includes resurfacing and improving of roads. For purposes of sections 164.20 to 164.27 of the Revised Code, this definition of project does not apply.

(J) "Project applicant" or "applicant" means the subdivision or group of subdivisions which submitted a request for financial assistance to a district that a district has subsequently formally submitted to the director of the Ohio public works commission or to the administrator of the Ohio small government capital improvements commission under section 164.06 of the Revised Code.

(K) "Project application" means a request for financial assistance formally submitted by a district to the director of the Ohio public works commission or to the administrator of the Ohio small government capital improvements commission pursuant to section 164.06 of the Revised Code.

(L) "Public works commission" or "PWC" means the Ohio public works commission created by section 164.02 of the Revised Code.

(M) "Repair project cost" means the cost entailed in a project, or those elements of a project, that would repair existing infrastructure without substantially increasing designed service capacity.

(N) "Replacement project cost" means the cost entailed in a project, or those elements of a project, that would replace existing infrastructure with infrastructure that:

(1) Has a designed service capacity substantially equivalent to the designed service capacity of the existing infrastructure, regardless of the relative physical dimensions of the existing or replacing infrastructure; and

(2) Except for solid waste disposal facilities, uses substantially the same service technology that is used by the existing infrastructure.

(O) "Small government commission" or "SGC" means the Ohio small government capital improvements commission created by section 164.02 of the Revised Code.

(P) "Small government subcommittee" means a subcommittee of a district public works integrating committee appointed under division (D) of section 164.06 of the Revised Code to represent interests of villages and townships.

(Q) "State capital improvements fund" means the fund created by division (A) of section 164.08 of the Revised Code.

(R) "Subdivision", relative to any project pursuant to sections 164.01 to 164.16 of the Revised Code, means a county, municipal corporation, township, sanitary district, or regional water and sewer district.

Effective: 07/18/2013
R.C. 119.032 review dates: 04/26/2013 and 07/18/2018
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 164.05
Rule Amplifies: 164.01 , 164.02 , 164.03 , 164.04 , 164.05 , 164.051 , 164.06 , 164.08
Prior Effective Dates: 6/7/1989(Emer), 9/18/1989