Maine Revised Statutes

§2651-A. Definitions

As used in this subchapter, unless the context otherwise indicates, the following terms have the following meanings. [1983, c. 463, §2 (NEW).]

1. Multiservice municipality.  "Multiservice municipality" means any municipality served in whole or in part by more than one public water system.
[ 1983, c. 463, §2 (NEW) .]
2. Multiple community water district.  "Multiple community water district" means that area comprising all municipalities served in whole or part by a single public water system plus those public water system zones within multiservice municipalities served by the same public water system.
[ 1983, c. 463, §2 (NEW) .]
3. Multiple community water system district-wide election.  "Multiple community water system district-wide election" means an election held in each municipality within a multiple community water district to determine whether or not to fluoridate the water supply of that system.
[ 1983, c. 463, §2 (NEW) .]
4. Municipality.  "Municipality" means a city, town or plantation.
[ 1983, c. 463, §2 (NEW) .]
5. Public water system.  "Public water system" means the public water agency, company, utility, district or other entity serving one or more municipalities in whole or in part.
[ 1983, c. 463, §2 (NEW) .]
6. Public water system zone.  "Public water system zone" means any one of the 2 or more areas of a multiservice municipality served by a single public water system, as further defined in section 2657.
[ 1983, c. 463, §2 (NEW) .]
7. Registered petitioners.  "Registered petitioners" means those registered voters residing in a single community water district or, in the case of a multiple community water system district-wide election, those registered voters residing in the multiple community water district who have accepted the responsibility of receiving notice concerning the filing of petitions pursuant to section 2655, subsection 3.
[ 1987, c. 122, §1 (AMD) .]
8. Single community water district.  "Single community water district" means a municipality served in whole or in part by a water system which serves no other municipalities.
[ 1983, c. 463, §2 (NEW) .]
9. Single-service municipality.  "Single-service municipality" means any municipality served in whole or in part by a single public water system.
[ 1983, c. 463, §2 (NEW) .]
SECTION HISTORY
1983, c. 463, §2 (NEW). 1987, c. 122, §1 (AMD).