(1)“Authority” means the Oregon Office of Emergency Management.
(2)“Emergency” has the meaning given that term in ORS 401.025 (Definitions for ORS chapter 401).
(3)“Maintain” means to repair, perform upkeep on and otherwise keep in good working condition.
(4)“Preparedness Equipment” means equipment, vehicles or other personal property that in accordance with ORS 401.551 (Emergency preparedness equipment grant program):
(a)May be used to decrease the risk to life and property resulting from an emergency, and
(b)Qualifies as a capital asset eligible for financing with Tax-exempt Bonds.
(5)“Qualified Applicant” means an entity that has responsibility for or expertise in emergency preparedness and that is a local government, a special government body or a private organization qualified for federal tax-exempt status under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.
(6)“Recipient” or “Grantee” means a Qualified Applicant that applies for and receives Preparedness Equipment under the State Preparedness and Incident Response Equipment Grant Program.
(7)“Tax-exempt Bond” means a bond, as defined in ORS 286A.001, the receipt of interest on which is excluded from gross income under the Internal Revenue Code or that is eligible for a federal interest subsidy payment or other tax-advantaged status.
(8)“Grant Agreement” means an agreement between the Authority and a Recipient specifying the legal requirements for grant management, reporting and record keeping as well as the Authority’s monitoring and grant closeout procedures.
(9)“Grant Application Package” means a package of information prepared by the Authority containing grant guidance, application forms and other supplementary information.
(10)“Grant Program” means the State Preparedness and Incident Response Equipment Grant Program.
(11)“Grant Selection Committee” means the committee charged with evaluating grant applications for the purpose of determining which Qualified Applicants will receive funding. The Grant Selection Committee membership may include representatives of the Oregon Military Department, Oregon Office of Emergency Management, Oregon Emergency Management Association, Oregon Homeland Security Council, and others with expertise in the industry.
(12)“Capital Asset” means equipment with an individual item value of at least $5,000.
(13)“Local Government” means all cities, counties and local service districts located in this state, and all administrative subdivisions of those cities, counties and local service districts, as defined in ORS 174.116 (“Local government” and “local service district” defined)..
(14)“Special Government Body” means any of the following, as defined in ORS 174.117 (“Special government body” defined):
(a)A public corporation created under a statute of this state and specifically designated as a public corporation.
(b)A school district.
(c)A public charter school established under ORS chapter 338.
(d)An education service district.
(e)A community college district or community college service district established under ORS chapter 341.
(f)An intergovernmental body formed by two or more public bodies.
(g)Any entity that is created by statute, ordinance or resolution that is not part of state government or local government.
(h)Any entity that is not otherwise described in this section that is:
(A)Not part of state government or local government;
(B)Created pursuant to authority granted by a statute, ordinance or resolution, but not directly created by that statute, ordinance or resolution; and
(C)Identified as a governmental entity by the statute, ordinance or resolution authorizing the creation of the entity, without regard to the specific terms used by the statute, ordinance or resolution.
(D)A public university listed in ORS 352.002 (Public universities) (Public universities).
(E)Subject to ORS 174.108 (Effect of definitions) (Effect of definitions), as used in the statutes of this state “special government body” includes:
(i)An entity created by statute for the purpose of giving advice only to a special government body;
(ii)An entity created by a special government body for the purpose of giving advice to the special government body, if the document creating the entity indicates that the entity is a public body; and
(iii)Any entity created by a special government body described in subsection (1) of this section, other than an entity described in paragraph (b) of this subsection, unless the document creating the entity indicates that the entity is not a governmental entity or the entity is not subject to any substantial control by the special government body. [2001 c.74 §8; 2013 c.768 §54; 2015 c.767 §50]
(15)“Applicant” means a Qualified Applicant that has submitted an application for Resiliency Grant funds.
Rule 104-045-0010 — Definitions,