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Title 24 : Municipal and County Government

Chapter 120 : SPECIAL ENVIRONMENTAL REVOLVING FUND

Subchapter 001 : GENERAL PROVISIONS

(Cite as: 24 V.S.A. § 4752)
  • § 4752. Definitions

    As used in this chapter:

    (1) "Agency" means the Agency of Natural Resources.

    (2) "Bond Bank" means the Vermont Municipal Bond Bank established by section 4571 of this title.

    (3) "Municipality" means any city, town, village, town school district, incorporated school district, union school district, or other school district, fire district, consolidated sewer district, consolidated water district, solid waste district, or statewide or regional water quality utility, or mechanism organized under laws of the State.

    (4) "Municipal bond" means a bond or note or evidence of debt constituting a general obligation of a municipality.

    (5) "Secretary" means the Secretary of Natural Resources or his or her authorized representative.

    (6) "Noncommunity water system" shall have the same meaning as in 10 V.S.A. § 1671.

    (7) "Privately owned water system" means any water system that is not owned or operated by a municipality.

    (8) "Community water system" shall have the same meaning as in 10 V.S.A. § 1671.

    (9) "Public water supply systems" means a public water system as that term is defined in 10 V.S.A. § 1671, except for bottled water facilities and for-profit noncommunity systems, which includes water systems, water treatment plants, structures, pipe lines, storage facilities, pumps, and attendant facilities necessary to develop a source of water, and to treat and convey it in proper quantity and quality.

    (10) "Privately owned wastewater system" means a privately owned wastewater system, that receives primarily domestic type wastes.

    (11) "Water pollution abatement and control facilities" means such equipment, conveyances, and structural or nonstructural facilities owned or operated by a municipality that are needed for and appurtenant to the prevention, management, treatment, storage, or disposal of stormwater, sewage, or waste, including a wastewater treatment facility, combined sewer separation facilities, an indirect discharge system, a wastewater system, flood resiliency work related to a structural facility, or a groundwater protection project.

    (12) "Disadvantaged municipality" means a municipality or the served area of a municipality that:

    (A) has a median household income below the State average median household income as determined by the Secretary and that, after construction of the proposed water supply improvements, will have an annual household user cost greater than one percent of the median household income as determined by the Secretary; or

    (B) has a median household income equal to or greater than the State average median household income as determined by the Secretary and that, after construction of the proposed water supply improvements, will have an annual household user cost greater than 2.5 percent of the median household income as determined by the Secretary.

    (13) "Potable water supply facilities" means municipal water sources, water treatment plants, structures, pipe lines, storage facilities, pumps, and attendant facilities necessary to develop a source of water and to treat and convey it in proper quantity and quality for public use within a municipality.

    (14) "Sewage" shall have the same meaning as used in section 3501 of this chapter.

    (15) "Stormwater" shall have the same meaning as stormwater runoff in section 1264 of this title.

    (16) "Waste" shall have the same meaning as used in 10 V.S.A. § 1251. (Added 1987, No. 75, § 1; amended 1987, No. 76, § 18; 1989, No. 30, § 8, eff. April 27, 1989; 1989, No. 276 (Adj. Sess.), § 36, eff. June 20, 1990; 1997, No. 62, § 66, eff. June 26, 1997; 1999, No. 148 (Adj. Sess.), § 51, eff. May 24, 2000; 2011, No. 138 (Adj. Sess.), § 30, eff. May 14, 2012; 2015, No. 103 (Adj. Sess.), § 25, eff. May 12, 2016.)