New Jersey Administrative Code
Chapter 63 - I BOAT NJ PROGRAM
Section 16:63-1.3 - General provisions

Universal Citation: NJ Admin Code 16:63-1.3

Current through Register Vol. 55, No. 48, December 18, 2023

(a) Projects must be beneficial to the general boating public and must be directed at planning, developing, constructing, improving, advocating, or otherwise assisting the marine trade industry in New Jersey.

(b) Applicants may be eligible for project funding in categories that include, but are not limited to:

1. Development/Redevelopment:
i. Construction of Marine Facilities;

ii. Marina Development;

iii. Marina Rehabilitation;

iv. Public Access Development; and

v. Technology Development and Upgrades;

2. Education:
i. Boating, Maritime and/or Industry Education;

ii. Educational Forums;

iii. Environmental Programs and Awareness;

iv. Harbor and Coastal Education Programs;

v. Maritime and/or Marine Trade Cultural or Historical Awareness; and

vi. Scientific Studies;

3. Environmental:
i. Best Management Practices;

ii. Environmental Enhancements;

iii. Environmental Programs and Awareness;

iv. Mitigation of Factors that Impede Marine Trade/Boating Development;

v. Pollution Prevention;

vi. Sediment Reduction;

vii. Scientific Studies;

viii. Technical Evaluation; and

ix. Wake Mitigation;

4. Safety:
i. Aids to Navigation/Maintenance;

ii. Best Management Practices;

iii. Boating Safety Programs: Education, Materials, Outreach;

iv. Resource Distribution; and

v. Wake Mitigation;

5. Maritime/Marine Trade Advocacy:
i. Industry Promotion and Tourism;

ii. Marine Trades Development;

iii. Planning/Feasibility Studies; and

iv. Public Outreach; and

6. Miscellaneous:
i. GIS Mapping: Ramp, Service Locators;

ii. Harbor Management Programs;

iii. Marine Services;

iv. Marine/Maritime Technology Development;

v. Maritime History and Heritage;

vi. Matching Funds for Federal Aid;

vii. Mitigation of Factors that Impede Marine Trade/Boating Development;

viii. Science and Technology;

ix. Transient Boating Services;

x. Website Development; and

xi. Other.

(c) All I BOAT NJ projects meeting the selection criteria will be considered for grant funding. Grant funding will be awarded based upon the number of qualified applicants, and the amount of funds available in a given fiscal year.

(d) A project may receive less than the amount requested in the application.

(e) A five percent discretionary set-aside from the available fiscal year funding may be utilized by the Office of Maritime Resources to fund program administration costs related to the grant selection process, project oversight and other costs applicable to the administration of the I BOAT NJ Program.

Amended by R.2009 d.378, effective 12/21/2009.
See: 41 N.J.R. 3208(a), 41 N.J.R. 4822(a).
In (e), substituted "five" for "one" and "related to the grant selection process, project oversight" for "such as program marketing, sign development and production,".

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