Or. Admin. R. 736-007-0005 - Definitions

For purposes of OAR 736-007-0000 to 736-007-0040, the following definitions shall apply:

(1) "Department" - The Oregon Parks and Recreation Department.
(2) "Director" - The Director of the Oregon Parks and Recreation Department or designate.
(3) "RV" or "Recreation Vehicle" - Travel trailers, campers and motorhomes.
(4) "RV Registrations" - The total number of travel trailers, campers and motor homes registered at the time the distribution formula is computed, as detailed in the most current "Oregon Motor Vehicles Registration by Counties" compiled by the Motor Vehicles Division.
(5) "County RV Registration Fee Revenues" or "Revenues" - That portion of the total revenues from the registration and licensing of recreational vehicles that is set aside in a sub-account of the Oregon Parks and Recreation Department's account within the State Treasury for the acquisition, development, maintenance, care and use of county park and recreation areas in accordance with ORS 366.512(2).
(6) "County Park and Recreation Area" - An area designated by the governing body under ORS 275 .320 as a county park and recreational area in which the primary function is to provide recreational opportunities for the public such as overnight camp facilities, day use parks, community open spaces, and park waysides. Areas under county management in which recreation is a secondary function, such as Courthouse grounds, fairgrounds, ports, and museum grounds, are excluded unless the following criteria are met:
(a) The county has a population of 30,000 or less; and
(b) The county does not have an "established park system" as defined in these rules.
(7) "Campsite" - A site within a designated County Park and Recreation Area that is specifically designed for overnight occupancy, is open to the public a minimum of five months per year, and that contains a designated parking spur, picnic table, fireplace or stove and access to potable water and sanitary facilities. Campsites within areas where recreation is a secondary function, such as courthouse grounds, fairgrounds, ports, and museum grounds, shall not be factored into the formula that allocates the distribution of RV registration fees among the county parks statewide.
(8) "Population" - The latest annual estimate of population of Oregon cities and counties as compiled by the Center of Population Research and Census.
(9) "County Park Assistance Program" or "Assistance Program" - A program funded by county RV registration fee revenues to provide regular allocation of moneys to the counties for the acquisition, development, maintenance, care and use of the county park and recreation areas as defined in section (6) of this rule .
(10) "County Park Assistance Allocation" or "County Allocation" - That portion of estimated county RV registration fee revenues available for distribution to the counties under the county park assistance program.
(11) "Certified County Park Assistance Allocation" or "Certified Allocation" - That portion of the county park assistance allocation certified for use by the counties during a given fiscal year.
(12) "County Opportunity Grant Program" or "Grant Program" - A program funded by county RV registration fee revenues to provide grants on a project basis for the acquisition, development, rehabilitation and planning of county park and recreation areas, as defined in section (6) of this rule, that provide camping facilities.
(13) "County Opportunity Grant Funds" or "Grant Funds" - That portion of county RV registration fee revenues available for the County Opportunity Grant Program.
(14) "Fiscal Year" - The twelve month period beginning July 1 of any year and ending June 30 of the next year.
(15) "Biennium" - The 24 month period beginning July 1 of each odd-numbered year and ending June 30 of the next odd-numbered year.
(16) "Waiver of Retroactivity" - An exception that allows costs to be incurred prior to formal project approval.
(17) "County Parks Assistance Advisory Committee" or "Advisory Committee" - The committee that reviews and prioritizes grant proposals for funding under the County Opportunity Grant Program.
(18) "State Comprehensive Outdoor Recreation Plan" - Otherwise known as SCORP, the document used to identify and assess Oregon outdoor recreation needs.
(19) "Established Park System" - A county shall be considered as having an established park system if it has at least one park designated under ORS 275 .320, and has allocated a budget for parks.

Notes

Or. Admin. R. 736-007-0005
PR 2-1984, f. & ef. 1-20-84; PR 3-1994, f. & cert. ef. 4-22-94; PR 5-1995, f. & cert. ef. 7-2-96

Stat. Auth.: ORS 390.117, ORS 390.124 & ORS 390.134

Stats. Implemented: ORS 390.134

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