Nebraska Revised Statute 13-2703

Chapter 13


Terms, defined.

For purposes of the Civic and Community Center Financing Act:

(1) Civic center means a facility that is used to host conventions, meetings, and cultural events or a library;

(2) Department means the Department of Economic Development;

(3) Eligible facility means any civic center, historic building or district, public space, or recreation center;

(4) Fund means the Civic and Community Center Financing Fund;

(5) Historic building or district means a building or district eligible for listing on or currently listed on the National Register of Historic Places or a building that is certified as contributing to the significance of a registered state or national historic district;

(6) Political subdivision means a county, school district, community college area, or natural resources district;

(7) Public space means property located within the traditional center of a community, typically comprised of a cohesive core of residential, civic, religious, and commercial buildings, arranged around a main street and intersecting streets; and

(8) Recreation center means a facility or park used for athletics, fitness, sport activities, or recreation that is owned by a municipality and is available for use by the general public with or without charge. Recreation center does not include any facility that requires a person to purchase a membership to utilize such facility.