R. 257.1521 - Definitions; A to M

R. 257.1521. Definitions; A to M

Rule 1. As used in these rules:

(a) "Acquisition project" means the acquisition of land or rights to use land for a recreational and snowmobile trail or permanent easement.

(b) "Applicant" means a local unit of government or entity organized for educational and charitable purposes within the meaning of 26 USC 501 (c)(3) that includes promoting and facilitating the expansion and improvement of the existing snowmobile trail system in this state with permanent snowmobile trails or nonprofit incorporated snowmobile club or organization applying for a grant.

(c) "Approval" means the signing of a project agreement by the state recreational trails coordinator resulting in allocating a specified amount of state aid funds for a specific purpose.

(d) "Assistance" means funds made available by the department to an applicant in support of the grants program.

(e) "Damages" means payment for items destroyed or damaged by snowmobile use on lands leased through this program.

(f) "Development project" means the development of support facilities, such as toilets, shelters, and bridges, or the construction and signing of a recreational and snowmobile trail.

(g) "Groom" means 1 complete maintenance operation for the full length of the approved trail.

(h) "Maintenance" means grading, grooming, mowing, and brushing of trails; sign replacement and post replacement; plowing parking lots and access roads; maintenance of toilets and shelter facilities; and normal repair of damages and replacement of facilities.

(1982 AACS; 2011 AACS)

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