(a)  Technical assistance funds may be used for salary, benefits, social security, field equipment and supplies, office rent, office equipment and supplies, postage, telephone service, travel and mileage or for a contracted technical employee. 

(b)  Technical assistance funds may not be used to fund provision of service by any technical assistance local district personnel who do not meet the following minimum requirements:

(1)           associates degree in engineering, agriculture, forestry or related field, or

(2)           high school diploma with two years experience in the fields listed in Subparagraph (1) of this Paragraph, or

(c)  Cost shared positions must be used to accelerate the program activities in the district.  A district technician cost shared with program funds may work on other activities as delegated by the field office supervisor but the total hours charged to the program by field office personnel must equal or exceed those hours funded through the program.  Also, these hours must be in addition to those hours normally spent in BMP planning and installation by district personnel.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 106-840; 106-860; 139‑4; 139‑8;

Eff. December 1, 2007;

Transferred from 15A NCAC 06I .0106 Eff. May 1, 2012.