(45 ILCS 35/10) (from Ch. 85, par. 6248-10)
    Sec. 10. Definitions. As used in this Act, unless the context otherwise requires:
    "Authority" means the Quad Cities Interstate Metropolitan Authority created under this Act.
    "Board" means the board of commissioners of the Authority.
    "Cost", with respect to any project for a metropolitan facility, includes construction contract costs and the costs of engineering, architectural, technical, and legal services, preliminary reports, property valuations, estimates, plans, specifications, notices, acquisition of real and personal property, consequential damages or costs, easements, rights-of-way, supervision, inspection, testing, publications, printing and sale of bonds, if any, and provisions for contingencies.
    "Greater metropolitan area" means the combined area of Rock Island County, Illinois, and Scott County, Iowa.
    "Metropolitan area" means Rock Island County, Illinois, as a separate and distinct area, or Scott County, Iowa, as a separate and distinct area, or each as a part of the greater metropolitan area.
    "Metropolitan facility" means a structure or fixture, equipment, or property of any kind or nature related to or connected with an intermodal water port, waste disposal system, mass transit system, airport, bridge, park, or recreation that the Authority may construct, acquire, own, lease, or operate, including all related facilities necessary, appurtenant, or incidental to the facilities.
    "Person" means an individual, firm, partnership, corporation, company, association, or joint stock association, and includes any trustee, receiver, assignee, or personal representative of any of those entities.
    "Waste disposal system" means a facility or service for collection, transportation, processing, storage, or disposal of solid waste including a facility or service established pursuant to the Local Solid Waste Disposal Act.
(Source: P.A. 87-622.)