Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 114 Part 2.djvu/82

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114 STAT. 964 PUBLIC LAW 106-291—OCT. 11, 2000 (iv) an implementation agenda by which the State of West Virginia and local governments can coordinate their resources as well as a complete description of the management entity responsible for implementing the comprehensive plan. (2) PURPOSES. —The purposes of this section are— (A) to recognize the special importance of the history and development of the Wheeling area in the cultural heritage of the Nation; (B) to provide a framework to assist the City of Wheeling and other public and private entities and individuals in the appropriate preservation, enhancement, and interpretation of significant resources in the Wheeling area emblematic of Wheeling's contributions to the Nation's cultural heritage; (C) to allow for limited Federal, State and local capital contributions for planning and infrastructure investments to complete the Wheeling National Heritage Area, in partnership with the State of West Virginia, the City of Wheeling, and other appropriate public and private entities; and (D) to provide for an economically self-sustaining National Heritage Area not dependent on Federal financial assistance beyond the initial years necessary to establish the heritage area. (c) DEFINITIONS.—As used in this section— (1) the term "city" means the City of Wheeling; (2) the term "heritage area" means the Wheeling National Heritage Area established in subsection (d); (3) the term "plan" means the "Plan for the Wheeling National Heritage Area" dated August, 1992; (4) the term "Secretary" means the Secretary of the Interior; and (5) the term "State" means the State of West Virginia. (d) WHEELING NATIONAL HERITAGE AREA. — (1) ESTABLISHMENT.— In furtherance of the purposes of this section, there is established in the State of West Virginia the Wheeling National Heritage Area, as generally depicted on the map entitled "Boundary Map, Wheeling National Heritage Area, Wheeling, West Virginia" and dated March, 1994. The map shall be on file and available for public inspection in the appropriate offices of the National Park Service. (2) MANAGEMENT ENTITY.— (A) The management entity for the heritage area shall be the Wheeling National Heritage Corporation, a nonprofit corporation chartered in the State of West Virginia. (B) To the extent consistent with this section, the management entity shall manage the heritage area in accordance with the plan. (e) DUTIES OF THE MANAGEMENT ENTITY. — (1) MISSION. — (A) The primary mission of the management entity shall be— (i) to implement and coordinate the recommendations contained in the plan; (ii) ensure integrated operation of the heritage area; and