(70 ILCS 516/10)
In this Act words and phrases have the meanings set forth in this Section.
"Authority" means the Riverdale Development Authority
"Board" means the Board of Directors of the Authority.
"Costs incurred in connection with the development,
construction, acquisition, or improvement of a project" means: the cost of purchase and construction of all lands and related improvements, together with the equipment and other property, rights, easements, and franchises acquired that are deemed necessary for the construction; the costs of environmental suits, studies and analyses and subsequent clean-up activities necessary to qualify the area as needing no further remediation; financing charges; interest costs with respect to revenue bonds, notes, and other evidences of indebtedness of the Authority prior to and during construction and for a period of 36 months thereafter; engineering and legal expenses; the costs of plans, specifications, surveys, and estimates of costs and other expenses necessary or incident to determining the feasibility or practicability of any project, together with such other expenses as may be necessary or incident to the financing, insuring, acquisition, and construction of a specific project and the placing of the project in operation.
"Financial aid" means the expenditure of Authority
funds or funds provided by the Authority through the issuance of its revenue bonds, notes, or other evidences of indebtedness for the development, construction, acquisition, or improvement of a project.
"Governmental agency" means any federal, State,
county or local governmental body, and any agency or instrumentality thereof, corporate or otherwise.
"Lease agreement" means an agreement under which a
project acquired by the Authority by purchase, gift, or lease is leased to any person or governmental agency that will use or cause the project to be used as a project upon terms providing for lease rental payments at least sufficient to pay when due the lessee's pro rata share of all principal and interest and premium, if any, on any revenue bonds, notes, or other evidences of indebtedness of the Authority issued with respect to the project, providing for the maintenance, insurance, and operation of the project on terms satisfactory to the Authority, and providing for disposition of the project upon termination of the lease term, including purchase options or abandonment of the premises, with such other terms as may be deemed desirable by the Authority.
"Loan agreement" means any agreement by which the
Authority agrees to loan the proceeds of its revenue bonds, notes, or other evidences of indebtedness issued with respect to a project to any person or governmental agency that will use or cause the project to be used as a project upon terms providing for loan repayment installments at least sufficient to pay when due the borrower's pro rata share of all principal of and interest and premium, if any, on any revenue bonds, notes, or other evidences of indebtedness of the Authority issued with respect to the project, providing for maintenance, insurance, and operation of the project on terms satisfactory to the Authority, and providing for other matters as may be deemed advisable by the Authority.
"Person" includes without limitation an individual,
corporation, partnership, unincorporated association, and any other legal entity, including a trustee, receiver, assignee, or personal representative of the entity.
"Project" means an industrial, commercial,
freight-oriented or residential project or any combination thereof provided that all uses shall fall within one of those categories, including but not limited to one or more buildings and other structures, improvements, machinery and equipment whether or not on the same site or any land, buildings, machinery, or equipment comprising an addition to or renovation, rehabilitation, or improvement of any existing capital project. Any project shall automatically include all site improvements and new construction involving sidewalks, sewers, landscaping and all appurtenances and facilities incidental thereto such as utilities, access roads, railroad sidings, truck docking, and similar facilities, parking facilities, railroad roadbed, track, trestle, depot, terminal, intermodal facilities, switching and signaling equipment, or related equipment and other improvements necessary or convenient thereto, solid waste and wastewater treatment and disposal sites and other pollution control facilities, resource or waste reduction, recovery, treatment, and disposal facilities, open spaces, streets, highways, and runways.
"Revenue bond" or "bond" means any bond issued by the
Authority under the supervision of the Illinois Finance Authority, the principal and interest of which are payable solely from revenues or income derived from any project or activity of the Authority.
"Terminal" means a public place, station, or depot
for receiving and delivering passengers, baggage, mail, freight, or express matter and any combination thereof in connection with the transportation of persons and property on land.
"Terminal facilities" means all land, buildings,
structures, improvements, equipment, and appliances useful in the operation of public warehouse, storage, and transportation facilities and industrial, manufacturing, or commercial activities for the accommodation of or in connection with commerce by land.
(Source: P.A. 94-1093, eff. 1-26-07.)