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§ 483. Application for Funding.


Barclays Official California Code of Regulations Currentness
Title 23. Waters
Division 2. Department of Water Resources
Chapter 2.5.1. California Safe Drinking Water Bond Law of 1984
23 CCR § 483
§ 483. Application for Funding.
Applicants for a loan or grant under the Act shall file a complete application in triplicate with the Department and the Department of Health Services on a form entitled “APPLICATION FOR A LOAN UNDER THE CALIFORNIA SAFE DRINKING WATER BOND LAW.” A complete application consists of the above form supported by the following information:
(a) Project Eligibility:
(1) A description of the need for the project including information concerning system deficiencies shall be provided by the applicant.
(2) A description of the proposed project and a sketch map showing project features and service areas.
(b) Financial, Legal, and Contractual Eligibility:
(1) An estimated cost of the project and proposed timetable for project completion.
(2) The amount of financial assistance requested and the amount of the financing available, such as from local, state or federal sources, internally generated funds, and the issuance of bonds.
(3) A list of cash reserves and any planned uses of those reserves.
(4) All financial documents as needed to determine the ability to repay a loan, including tax revenue, a schedule for repayment, and plans for dividing costs among system users.
(5) Proof that an adequate supply of water is available to meet the needs of the project. Evidence that the applicant has a right to use the water required for the project must be submitted before an application may be approved for funding.
(6) If the applicant is a public agency, for every action which is a project within the meaning of Public Resources Code Section 21065, state which form of documentation will be used to satisfy the requirements of the California Environmental Quality Act (Public Resources Code Section 21000 et seq.) and the State EIR Guidelines (Title 14, Section 15000 et seq.). Appropriate documentation may consist of any of the following: a Notice of Exemption, a Negative Declaration supported by an Initial Study, or a final Environmental Impact Report. The applicant must provide the appropriate filed documentation including a Notice of Determination, before the Department will approve funding and execute a contract.
(7) If the applicant is not a public agency, state whether any public agency other than the Department of Health Services has prepared, or will prepare the environmental documentation for the project. Environmental documentation must be prepared by the Department of Health Services as the Lead Agency, or another public agency having approval authority over the project and acting as the Lead Agency, before the Department may approve the loan and execute a contract.
(8) A description of the applicant's water rates and those for surrounding communities for the past three years.
(9) A Legal opinion as to the applicant's authority to contract with the State for a loan and to repay the loan.
(10) A resolution by the applicant's governing body authorizing an officer to apply for a Safe Drinking Water loan.
(11) A summary of the competitive bidding requirements imposed on the applicant by statute or ordinance.
(12) Such other supporting information as the Department or the Department of Health Services may require.
(13) With the advice of the Department a description of possible capital improvements which will conserve water in a cost effective manner.
Note: Authority cited: Section 13834, Water Code. Reference: Sections 13819, 13820, 13821, 13823, 13824, 13826, 13834 and 13838, Water Code; and Sections 21002(d), 21080.1-21080.4, 21081 and 21165-21166, Public Resources Code.
This database is current through 6/17/22 Register 2022, No. 24
23 CCR § 483, 23 CA ADC § 483
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