Section 11-81-160

Definitions.

When used in this article, the following words and phrases shall have the following meanings, respectively, unless the context clearly indicates otherwise:

(1) BORROWER. A county or incorporated municipality, as the case may be, exercising the powers conferred by this article.

(2) GOVERNING BODY. In the case of a county, the county commission exercising the legislative functions of the county and, in the case of a municipality, the board of commissioners, the mayor and council or other similar body exercising the legislative functions of the municipality.

(3) WATERWORKS SYSTEM. Facilities for the gathering, collecting, impounding, treatment, transmission and distribution, or any of them, of water for domestic use or for industrial use or both, together with all appurtenances to any such facilities.

(4) SANITARY SEWER SYSTEM. Facilities for the collection, transmission, treatment and disposal of sewage, together with all appurtenances to any such facilities.

(5) GAS SYSTEM. Facilities for the manufacture, conditioning, transmission and distribution, or any thereof, of manufactured or natural gas, together with all appurtenances to such facilities.

(6) ELECTRIC SYSTEM. Facilities for the generation, manufacture and distribution, or any thereof, of electricity, together with all appurtenances to such facilities.

(7) COMBINED SYSTEM. A consolidated system resulting from the combination of any two or more of the following: a waterworks system, a sanitary system, a gas system and an electric system.

(8) SYSTEM and PROJECT. A waterworks system, a sanitary system, a gas system, an electric system or a combined system.

(9) INDUSTRIAL. When used with reference to a waterworks system, a waterworks system designed to supply or distribute water primarily for use other than human consumption.

(10) DOMESTIC. When used with reference to a waterworks system, a waterworks system designed to supply or distribute water primarily for human consumption.

(11) DOMESTIC WATER DISTRIBUTION SYSTEM. A waterworks system designed to distribute water primarily for human consumption.

(12) BONDS and REVENUE BONDS. Bonds issued under this article.

(13) AUTHORIZING PROCEEDINGS, AUTHORIZING ORDINANCE and similar phrases. An ordinance or resolution adopted by the governing body of a borrower whereunder bonds are provided to be issued pursuant to the provisions of this article.

(Acts 1933, Ex. Sess., No. 102, p. 88; Code 1940, T. 37, §309; Acts 1955, No. 494, p. 1127, §2.)