346A.1  Definitions.

When used in this chapter, unless the context otherwise requires:

1.  "Board" means the board of supervisors of the county.

2.  "Health center" means a building or buildings, together with necessary equipment, furnishings, facilities, accessories and appurtenances and the site or sites therefor used primarily for the purposes of providing centralized locations, at which a county may:

a.  Provide those health, welfare and social services which such a county is presently or hereafter authorized or required by law to provide;

b.  Lease space in such building or buildings to other public corporations, public agencies and private nonprofit agencies which provide health, welfare and social services.

3.  "Project" means the acquisition by purchase or construction of health centers, additions thereto and facilities therefor, the reconstruction, completion, equipment, improvement, repair or remodeling of health centers, additions thereto and facilities therefor, and the acquisition of property therefor of every kind and description, whether real, personal or mixed, by gift, purchase, lease, condemnation or otherwise and the improvement of the property. "Project" also means the use of funds for the provision of health services by local boards of health pursuant to chapter 137 and the provision of health, welfare or social services which a county is permitted or required by law to provide.

Section History: Early form

  [C71, 73, 75, 77, 79, 81, § 346A.1; 82 Acts, ch 1156, § 1]

Section History: Recent form

  83 Acts, ch 12, § 1, 4

Internal References

  Referred to in § 331.441, 346A.2

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