May be used to decrease the risk to life and property resulting from an emergency, and
Qualifies as a capital asset eligible for financing with Tax-exempt Bonds.
“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.
“Recipient” or “Grantee” means a Qualified Applicant that applies for and receives Preparedness Equipment under the State Preparedness and Incident Response Equipment Grant Program.
“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.
“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.
“Grant Application Package” means a package of information prepared by the Authority containing grant guidance, application forms and other supplementary information.
“Grant Program” means the State Preparedness and Incident Response Equipment Grant Program.
“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.
“Capital Asset” means equipment with an individual item value of at least $5,000.
An entity created by statute for the purpose of giving advice only to a special government body;
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
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]
“Applicant” means a Qualified Applicant that has submitted an application for Resiliency Grant funds.