(a)  Each grant recipient funded under 10A NCAC 97C .0108(a)(1) seeking to amend its plan shall respond to citizen objections in the same manner set forth in Rule .0402 of this Section.

(b)  All amendments require prior Division of Social Services approval.

(c)  The Division of Social Services shall notify the grant recipient in writing as to whether or not the amendment request has been approved or disapproved. During review of the request, additional information may be required from the grant recipient to ensure compliance with 10A NCAC 97C .0204 through .0206.

(d)  Grant recipients shall be required to complete a public hearing prior to the Division of Social Services approval of an amendment if:

(1)           The grant recipient proposes an objective or activities not included in the original work plan;

(2)           There is an increase or decrease of total funds requested in excess of an aggregate of 10 percent of the total amount of the grant agreement; or

(3)           There is a transfer of funds from the inception to the termination of the grant agreement between projects in excess of an aggregate of five percent of the total amount of the grant agreement.

Public hearings shall be held in accordance with Rule .0402(3) and (4) of this Section.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 143B-153(6);

Eff. December 1, 1983;

Readopted Eff. November 1, 2017.