Minnesota Administrative Rules
Pollution Control Agency
7076 - CLEAN WATER PARTNERSHIP FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE
7076.0210 - GRANT CONDITIONS.
Subpart 1. Amount.
A grant may be made for a maximum of 50 percent of the eligible cost of the project. When awarding grants, the agency may award the project all or part of the grant request identified in the proposal.Subp. 2.
[Repealed, 20 SR 1245]Subp. 3. Grant contract.
The project sponsor must enter into a grant contract with the agency to receive grant funds. The grant contract may be amended upon agreement of the agency and the project sponsor and execution by all the parties that signed the original contract, or their successors in office. Grant increase amendments shall be subject to the availability of funds. The project period for a grant shall be for up to three years, with a possible one-year extension upon approval by the commissioner. The grant contract must:
A. establish the terms and conditions of the grant;
B. provide that the project sponsor may enter into subcontracts, under terms and conditions specified by the agency, to complete the work specified in the contract;
C. provide that cost overruns are the sole responsibility of the project sponsor;
D. require that the project sponsor submit periodic progress reports and a final report to the commissioner in a format and schedule prescribed by the commissioner; and
E. incorporate terms and conditions required by federal or state statutes, rules, and regulations.Subp. 4. Records.
The project sponsor shall maintain all records relating to the receipt and expenditure of grant funds for at least six years from the date of termination of the grant contract. Records relating to the installation, operation, and maintenance of best management practices shall be maintained for three years beyond the design or useful life of the practice.Subp. 5. Audit.
The project sponsor must agree that the books, records, documents, and accounting procedures and practices of the project sponsor relevant to this program may be examined at any reasonable time and location by the commissioner, legislative auditor, or state auditor.Subp. 6.
[Repealed, 20 SR 1245]Subp. 7.
[Repealed, 20 SR 1245]Subp. 8.
[Repealed, 20 SR 1245]Subp. 9.
[Repealed, 20 SR 1245]Subp. 10. Eligible costs.
No grant funds shall be provided to the project sponsor for grant eligible project activities started before the project period established in the grant contract or continuing after the end of the project period established in the grant contract.Statutory Authority:
MS s 103F.745; 115.10History:
13 SR 661; 16 SR 584; 20 SR 1245; 37 SR 1334Published Electronically:
March 20, 2013