(a)  A Program Agreement Form including a line item budget shall be required for each program receiving Juvenile Crime Prevention Council funds.

(b)  Juvenile Crime Prevention Council funds shall be administered by county governments in accordance with the provisions of G.S. 159-15.

(c)  Audits shall be submitted to the county and to the Department as required by law.

(d)  The county shall receive from the program and shall submit a line item budget amendment with the Department in accordance with G.S. 159-15 when there is an adjustment in the revenues or in the cost center expenditures. Notice to the Department of any budget amendment shall be made by submission of a program agreement revision prior to June 30 of the fiscal year of operation.

(e)  Prior to the expenditure of funds, a county shall receive from a program and shall submit a program agreement revision for approval when a budget change within a program will result in a change in the overall impact of service delivery capability. Such changes include:

(1)           Eliminating a staff member or function in the program;

(2)           Assigning a staff member to a service delivery function not included in the approved Program Agreement;

(3)           Shifting Juvenile Crime Prevention Council funds from one currently funded program to another within the same county; and

(4)           Any request for Discretionary Funds.

(f)  Counties shall use funds only for the purposes approved by the Department in a program agreement or revision.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 143B-516;

Temporary Adoption Eff. July 15, 2002;

Eff. April 1, 2003;

Transferred from 28 NCAC 02A .0106 Eff. June 1, 2013;

Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A, rule is necessary without substantive public interest Eff. January 9, 2018.