Texas Vernon’s Civil Statutes
Sec. § 1.03
Continued Existence


A firefighters relief and retirement fund is continued in existence in each municipality to which this Act applies. The name of the fund shall be the name of the municipality, followed by the words "firefighters relief and retirement fund."

(1)

"Board" means the board of directors of the district.

(2)

"Commission" means the Texas Water Commission.

(3)

"County" means Gaines County, Texas.

(4)

"Department" means the Texas Department of Health.

(5)

"Director" means a member of the board.

(6)

"District" means the Gaines County Solid Waste Management District created under this Act.

(7)

"Industrial solid waste" has the meaning assigned by Section 361.003, Health and Safety Code.

(8)

"Local government" means an incorporated municipality, a county, or a water or other special district or authority acting under Article III, Sections 52(b)(1) and (2), or Article XVI, Section 59, of the Texas Constitution.

(9)

"Municipal solid waste" has the meaning assigned by Section 361.003, Health and Safety Code.

(10)

"Outside the district" means the area contained in counties adjacent to the district.

(11)

"Person" means an individual, public or private corporation, political subdivision, governmental agency, municipality, copartnership, association, firm, trust, estate, or any other legal entity.

(12)

"Resource recovery facility" means a facility used to store, handle, sort, bail, recycle, process, and recover solid waste.

(13)

"Rule" includes regulation.

(14)

"Sewage" has the meaning assigned by Section 366.002, Health and Safety Code.

(15)

"Solid waste" has the meaning assigned by Section 361.003, Health and Safety Code.

(16)

"Solid waste management system" means a system for controlling all aspects of the collection, handling, transportation, processing, recovery, and disposal of solid waste.

(17)

"Water" means groundwater, percolating or otherwise, lakes, bays, ponds, springs, rivers, streams, creeks, and all other bodies of surface water, natural or artificial, that are wholly or partially within the district.

(18)

"Water pollution" means the alteration of the physical, chemical, or biological quality of or the contamination of water that renders the water harmful, detrimental, or injurious to humans, animal life, vegetation, or property, or to public health, safety, or welfare, or that impairs the usefulness or the public enjoyment of the water for any lawful or reasonable purpose.
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