202 KAR 5:010. Criteria for
allocation of grant money.
RELATES TO: KRS 154.12-203(2), (9)
STATUTORY AUTHORITY: KRS
NECESSITY, FUNCTION, AND CONFORMITY:
KRS 154.12-203(9) authorizes the Kentucky Commission on Military Affairs to
promulgate administrative regulations. This administrative regulation
establishes the purpose of the grant program, and the criteria for receiving a
Section 1. Definitions. (1)
"Advocacy project" means a project that includes the scrutiny of, or
the proposing of legislation which affects the military missions and commands
of the Commonwealth;
(2) "Civilian service
project" means a project that promotes:
(a) Attracting military retirees and
recently separated military personnel to locate in the Commonwealth;
(b) Tourism; or
(c) Historic preservation;
(3) "Commission" means the
Kentucky Commission on Military Affairs;
(4) "Committee" means the
Executive Committee of the Kentucky Commission on Military Affairs;
(5) "Community interface project"
means a project that promotes or enhances regional or local civic or military
(6) "Economic development
project" means a project that invests in the qualified development of
former military base properties, and helps to attract new, or expand existing
military missions and commands;
project" means a project that supports public infrastructure improvements
such as roads, water, sewer, or utilities near military bases, commands,
operations, or activities;
(8) "Other project" means a
(a) Does not fit within economic
development, infrastructure, community interface, civilian service, statutory,
or advocacy projects; and
(b) Meets the qualifications of KRS
(9) "Statutory project"
means a project that:
(a) Addresses zoning actions to
facilitate local land use planning; or
(b) Helps effect environmental
Section 2. Program Objective. The
program objective shall be to promote community or local government
participation in preserving and enhancing military commands and missions in the
Commonwealth of Kentucky.
Section 3. Eligible Applicant. An
(a) A city, county, or urban county
(b) Nonprofit economic development
(c) Chamber of commerce;
(d) Citizen group; or
(e) Another group that has
demonstrated an interest in enhancing the public awareness of the economic
importance of military activities in the Commonwealth; and
(2) Submit a completed
"Community Grant Application Form" to the Kentucky Commission on
Section 4. Eligible Project. A
project that seeks grant money shall fall within one (1) of the following
(1) Economic development project;
(2) Infrastructure project;
(3) Community interface project;
(4) Civilian service project;
(5) Statutory project;
(6) Advocacy project;
(7) Other project.
Section 5. Allocation of Grant Money.
(1) On July 1 of each year, staff shall mail the amount of grant money
available for that fiscal year to all eligible applicants.
(2) The grant amount shall be
allocated in an amount between $500 and $50,000. An exceptional project
requiring greater than $50,000 shall be considered.
Section 6. Committee Meetings. The
executive committee shall meet as necessary to allocate grant money. Special
meetings may be held on the call of the committee chair.
Section 7. Method of payment. (1) An
applicant shall enter into a memorandum of agreement with the commission prior
to the transfer of grant money and after the project has been approved by the executive
(2)(a) A grant approved in an amount
under $5,000 shall be allocated in one payment of 100 percent upon the
execution of the memorandum of agreement.
(b) A grant approved in an amount
over $5,000 shall be allocated in a payment of seventy-five (75) percent upon
execution of a memorandum of agreement, with the remaining twenty-five (25)
percent upon submission of a progress report.
Section 8. Applicant
Responsibilities. (1) An applicant shall provide a progress report after fifty
(50) percent of the project is complete.
(2) A final report shall be filed
upon completion of the project, which shall include financial documentation of
(3) Exceptional project receiving
over $50,000 shall be required to submit monthly progress reports.
Section 9. Delegation of Functions.
The committee shall review and allocate all requests for grant money. The
committee shall not delegate authority to make allocations of grant money.
Section 10. Incorporation by Reference.
(1) The following forms are incorporated by reference:
(a) Community Grant Program
Application Form, January 1999, Kentucky Commission on of Military Affairs;
(b) Grant Memorandum of Agreement,
January 1999, Kentucky Commission on of Military Affairs.
(2) The forms may be inspected,
copied or obtained at the Kentucky Commission on Military Affairs, Suite 66
Wilkinson Boulevard, Frankfort, Kentucky 40601, between the hours of 8 a.m. and
4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. (25 Ky.R. 1269; Am. 1869; eff. 2-18-99.)