202 KAR 5:010. Criteria for allocation of grant money

Link to law: http://www.lrc.ky.gov/kar/202/005/010.htm
Published: 2015

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      202 KAR 5:010. Criteria for

allocation of grant money.


      RELATES TO: KRS 154.12-203(2), (9)




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

grant allocation.


      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;

      (7) "Infrastructure

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

project that:

      (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

applicant shall:

      (1) Be:

      (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

Military Affairs.


      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

project costs.

      (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.)