The secretary of the department shall receive and review grant applications for water resources development projects.

If the proposed project described in the application is not subject to environmental review under federal law, the department shall follow environmental review procedures established under the State Environmental Policy Act.

After review of grant applications, the secretary shall forward those approved or approved in part to the Advisory Budget Commission, which shall review the recommendations for the transfer of funds from the department's reserve fund into accounts for specific projects. After review by the Advisory Budget Commission, project funds shall be disbursed and monitored by the Department of Environment, Health, and Natural Resources (as described in Rule .0106 of this Section).


History Note:        Authority G.S. 113A‑4; 143‑215.3(a)(1); 143‑215.72; 143‑215.73; 143‑355;

Eff. February 1, 1976;

Amended Eff. December 1, 1991; July 1, 1988; October 1, 1984; April 1, 1983;

Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A, rule is necessary without substantive public interest Eff. February 16, 2019.