Section 15.12 DEFINITIONS:
As used in this charter the following words and phrases shall have the following meaning:
(a) Appropriation. The authorized amount of monies set aside for expenditures during a specified time for a specific purpose.
(b) Constitution. The constitution of the state of Colorado.
(c) Council. The town council of the town of Breckenridge, including the mayor, unless provided otherwise.
(d) Elector Or Registered Elector. A person who has complied with the registration provisions of the uniform election code of 1992 and who resides within the town. If any provision of this charter or the ordinances of the town require the signing of any document by an elector, the person making the signature shall be deemed to be an elector if the person's name and address at the time of signing the document matches the name and address for the person on the registration document at the Summit County clerk and recorder's office, and as it appears on the master elector list on file with the Colorado secretary of state. (Ord. 8, Series 2010; Election 4-6-2010)
(e) Employee. A person employed by the town of Breckenridge.
(f) Franchise. An irrevocable privilege granted by the town permitting a specified use of public property for a specified length of time.
(g) Manager. The town manager of the town of Breckenridge appointed pursuant to section 7.1.
(h) Municipal Utility System. Any heat, power, or light systems, communication system, water, sewer or scheduled transportation systems, and serving or supplying the public under a franchise granted by the town.
(i) Officer. Any person elected to office or appointed by council, including appointees to boards and commissions.
(j) Ordinance. A permanent regulation adopted by legislative action of the town council pursuant to the procedures set forth in section 5.10 of this charter.
(k) Permanent Board Or Commission. A board or commission intended by council to be a part of the permanent governmental structure of the town of Breckenridge as established by ordinance.
(l) Post. Posting in at least two (2) public places within the town as designated by the council.
(m) Publication. Posting on the town's official website, unless a different method of publication is required by applicable law. The council shall adopt an ordinance setting forth the requirements for publication by posting on the town's official website. (Ord. 8, Series 2010; Election 4-6-2010)
(n) Public Utility. Any person, firm or corporation operating heat, power, or light systems, communication system, water, sewer or scheduled transportation systems, and serving or supplying the public under a franchise granted by the town.
(o) Regular Municipal Election. A municipal election held every two years at which candidates for elective offices of the town are voted upon in accordance with this charter.
(p) Resolution. Expression of administrative or ministerial acts of council without any required form or procedure as distinguished from legislative acts embodied in town ordinances.
(q) Statutes. The applicable laws of the state of Colorado as they now exist or as they may be amended, changed, repealed or otherwise modified by legislative procedure.
(r) Town. Town of Breckenridge, Colorado, a municipal corporation.