OAR 736-006-0110

As used in this division, unless the context requires otherwise:


“Acquisition” — Means the gaining of property rights, including but not limited to fee title or easements, for public use.


“Bicycle Recreation” — Means the use of bicycles for enjoyment, social interaction, education, or physical well-being while on recreational trails or paths that are not along or adjacent to public roads or streets, and that are primarily recreational rather than transportational in nature.


“Commission” — Means the Oregon Parks and Recreation Commission.


“Committee” — Means the Local Government Grant Advisory Committee appointed by the Director to prioritize local government project applications.


“Conversion” — Means the act of utilizing property acquired or developed using either Local Government Grant Program funds or Land and Water Conservation Funds for purposes other than public outdoor recreation uses.


“Current Master Plan” — Means a site-specific resource-based plan guiding recreational site acquisition, development, protection, and management of park areas and facilities.


“Department” — Means the Oregon Parks and Recreation Department (OPRD).


“Development” — Means the construction or rehabilitation of facilities necessary for the use and enjoyment of public outdoor recreation resources.


“Director” — Means the Director of the Oregon Parks and Recreation Department.


“Eligible Project” — Means an acquisition, development, major rehabilitation undertaking, or planning or feasibility studies which satisfies the requirements of the Local Government Grant Program.


“Force Account” — Means the governmental entity’s own work force performing project work rather than contracting out for the services.


“LWCF or Land and Water Conservation Fund” — Means those funds made available to the state through the Land and Water Conservation Fund Act of 1965 (Public Law 88-578).


“Local Comprehensive Plan” — Means the acknowledged comprehensive land use plan prepared by each local jurisdiction within the state, as required by ORS chapter 197.


“Local Governments” — Means cities, municipal corporations, counties, political subdivisions, park and recreation districts, port districts, and metropolitan service districts.


“Local Government Grant Policies and Procedures Manual” — Means a manual prepared by the Department containing state and federal policies, procedures and instructions to assist local government agencies wishing to participate in the Local Government Grant Program.


“Local Government Grant Program” — Means the program and process for distributing state monies to eligible local governments for outdoor park and recreation areas and facilities located on properties controlled or managed by the eligible local government.


“Major Rehabilitation” — Means the repair, restoration, or reconstruction of facilities, which is necessitated by obsolescence, building code changes, or normal wear and tear not attributed to lack of maintenance.


“OPRD” — Means the Oregon Parks and Recreation Department.


“Outdoor Recreation” — Means structured and unstructured leisure and fitness activities that occur in open air and are not provided in a roofed and enclosed facility.


“Project” — Means the planning or feasibility study documents or the site and associated improvements where acquisition, development, or major rehabilitation will occur.


“Project Authorization” — Means the State/Local Agreement that authorizes the project to begin effective on or after the date signed by both the Director and Project Sponsor or their designee.


“Project Sponsor” — Means the recipient of the grant funds and the entity responsible for implementation of the project and the maintenance and operation of the site.


“SCORP” — Means the Statewide Comprehensive Outdoor Recreation Plan that is Oregon’s basic five-year plan for outdoor recreation and that provides the state with an up-to-date regional information and planning tool serving as the basis by which all Oregon recreation providers (state, federal, local, and private) catalogue and rank their recreation needs, obtain funding through partnerships and grants, and affirm their respective roles.


“State/Local Agreement” — Means the signed agreement between the Department and Project Sponsor, which authorizes the project to begin on, or after the date signed by both the Director and the Project Sponsor and that describes the contractual relationship and responsibilities of the parties to the Project.


“Sustainability” — Means using, developing, protecting, and managing the resource in a manner that enables people to meet current and future generation needs from the multiple perspective of environmental, economic, and community objectives.
Last Updated

Jun. 8, 2021

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