OAR 250-014-0510
Waterway Access Grant Administration

(1) The Board shall review applications and determine awards. The Director may approve cost overruns up to but not to exceed $10,000.
(2) Specific grant application scoring criteria shall be prescribed in the Grant Procedure Guide.
(3) Public comment on received grant applications shall be solicited for a minimum of 14 days.
(4) Successful grant applicants must provide some form of matching contribution, which may include but is not limited to cash, in-kind labor, and other in-kind resources. Eligible matching contributions are listed in the Grant Procedure Guide and proposed matching contributions will be considered during the application review process.
(5) Prior to the disbursement of funds, successful applicants must enter into a signed agreement with the State Marine Board.
(6) Funds are awarded through reimbursement only. Funds will not be provided in advance of project expenditures.
(7) The Board may revoke grant awards if agreements are not signed by both parties within 90 days.
(8) Projects must be completed within the same biennium as the date of grant approval.
(9) Record of State’s property interest shall be a requirement in all agreements involving the acquisition of real estate.
(10) For the duration of a Waterway Access Grant agreement, conversion of a project to an ineligible use is prohibited and shall void the agreement and result in the repayment of awarded funds by the recipient.
(11) Recognition of receipt of Marine Board funds must be displayed on lands and products purchased or developed using Waterway Access Grants. Acceptable recognition may include access area signs and decals on purchased watercraft or other equipment.
(12) The Director may be authorized each biennium to approve small grants up to $10,000 for minor projects not to exceed $20,000 in total cost. Applicants eligible to receive Waterway Access Grants may apply for small grants by letter from the applicant, accompanied by appropriate supporting information sufficient to describe the proposed project, which may include a drawing or plan of the site and proposed improvements, photographs, draft educational materials, and a cost estimate or written cost quote from a qualified contractor or vendor. Small grants may not be used for routine maintenance, or for fragmenting larger projects to fit within the $20,000 total project cost. The Director may waive all or part of the standard cooperative agreement for small grants.

Source: Rule 250-014-0510 — Waterway Access Grant Administration, https://secure.­sos.­state.­or.­us/oard/view.­action?ruleNumber=250-014-0510.

Last Updated

Jun. 8, 2021

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