Minnesota Administrative Rules
Pollution Control Agency
7076 - CLEAN WATER PARTNERSHIP FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE
7076.0110 - DEFINITIONS.

Universal Citation: MN Rules 7076.0110
7076.0110 DEFINITIONS.
Subpart 1. Scope.

The terms used in parts 7076.0100 to 7076.0290 have the meanings given them in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 116, and rules adopted under that chapter and the meanings given them in this part. If terms defined in this part conflict with the definitions in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 116, and the rules adopted under that chapter, the definitions in this part govern.

Subp. 2. Agency.

"Agency" means the Pollution Control Agency.

Subp. 3. Best management practices.

"Best management practices" has the meaning given it in Minnesota Statutes, section 103F.711, subdivision 3.

Subp. 4. Commissioner.

"Commissioner" means the commissioner of the Pollution Control Agency or delegate.

Subp. 4a. Financial assistance.

"Financial assistance" means a project grant or project loan.

Subp. 5.

[Repealed, 16 SR 584]

Subp. 5a. Loan sponsor.

"Loan sponsor" means a local unit of government that enters into a loan contract with the agency. There may be more than one loan sponsor for a project.

Subp. 6. Local share.

"Local share" means the contributions of a local unit of government and project partners to the eligible cost of a project, including the value of cash expenditures; project loans used on eligible project activities; and in kind contributions of labor, equipment, material, and real property used for and expended on eligible project activities.

Subp. 7. Local unit of government.

"Local unit of government" has the meaning given it in Minnesota Statutes, section 103F.711, subdivision 5.

Subp. 8. Local water plan.

"Local water plan" means a comprehensive water plan authorized under Minnesota Statutes, chapter 103B; a surface water management plan required under Minnesota Statutes, section 103B.231; or an overall plan required under Minnesota Statutes, chapter 103D, that has been approved by the Board of Water and Soil Resources.

Subp. 8a. Measurable outcomes.

"Measurable outcomes" has the meaning given under Minnesota Statutes, section 3.303, subdivision 10, paragraph (b).

Subp. 9. Nonpoint source.

"Nonpoint source" has the meaning given it in Minnesota Statutes, section 103F.711, subdivision 6.

Subp. 10. Official controls.

"Official controls" means ordinances and regulations that control the physical development of the whole or part of a local unit of government or that implement the general objectives of the local unit of government.

Subp. 11.

[Repealed, 16 SR 584]

Subp. 12. Project.

"Project" has the meaning given it in Minnesota Statutes, section 103F.711, subdivision 8.

Subp. 13. Project area.

"Project area" means the area identified as hydrologically contributing to the water of concern.

Subp. 14.

[Repealed, 20 SR 1245]

Subp. 15.

[Repealed, 37 SR 1334]

Subp. 16.

[Repealed, 16 SR 584]

Subp. 17.

[Repealed, 16 SR 584]

Subp. 18.

[Repealed, 37 SR 1334]

Subp. 18a.

[Repealed, 37 SR 1334]

Subp. 19. Project grant or grant.

"Project grant" or "grant" means a grant from the agency to the project sponsor for the implementation of a nonpoint source project.

Subp. 19a. Project loan.

"Project loan" or "loan" means a loan from the agency to the loan sponsor for the implementation of a nonpoint source project.

Subp. 19b. Project loan set rate.

"Project loan set rate" means the prime interest rate as published in the current Wall Street Journal.

Subp. 19c. Project period.

"Project period" means a three-year period as found in a project contract for completion of project activities defined in a project work plan. This period may be extended an additional year upon written approval by the commissioner.

Subp. 19d. Project partners.

"Project partners" means local individuals and local organizations that will assist the project sponsor in the development and implementation of the project.

Subp. 20. Project sponsor.

"Project sponsor" means the local unit of government that is responsible for development and implementation of the project, applies for financial assistance, and is a party to all grant and loan contracts entered into by the agency to provide financial assistance.

Subp. 20a.

[Repealed, 37 SR 1334]

Subp. 20b.

[Repealed, 37 SR 1334]

Subp. 20c. Second-tier borrower.

"Second-tier borrower" means a person who receives a second-tier loan from a loan sponsor.

Subp. 20d. Second-tier loan.

"Second-tier loan" means a loan made by the loan sponsor, using project loan funds, for implementation of project activities by a person other than the loan sponsor.

Subp. 20e. State revolving fund.

"State revolving fund" means the state clean water revolving fund created by Minnesota Statutes, section 446A.07.

Subp. 21. Water pollution.

"Water pollution" has the meaning given it in Minnesota Statutes, section 115.01, subdivision 13.

Subp. 22. Waters of the state.

"Waters of the state" has the meaning given it in Minnesota Statutes, section 115.01, subdivision 22.

Subp. 23. Water of concern.

"Water of concern" means the specific surface water or groundwater of the state which the project is focused on protecting, enhancing, or restoring.

Subp. 24. Work plan.

"Work plan" means a document prepared by a project sponsor that describes in detail the work activities to be undertaken by the sponsor to fulfill the requirements of Minnesota Statutes, sections 103F.701 to 103F.755, and is approved by the commissioner.

Statutory Authority:

MS s 103F.745; 115.10

History:

13 SR 661; 16 SR 584; 20 SR 1245; L 2008 c 277 art 3 s 4; L 2011 c 107 s 107; 37 SR 1334

Published Electronically:

March 20, 2013

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