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§ 497.7. Application for Grant Funding.


Barclays Official California Code of Regulations Currentness
Title 23. Waters
Division 2. Department of Water Resources
Chapter 2.7.1. Flood Protection Corridor Program of the Costa-Machado Water Act of 2000
23 CCR § 497.7
§ 497.7. Application for Grant Funding.
Applicants for grant funding under the program shall file a complete grant application with the Department including a grant application form. The Department shall not revise the grant application form during any period in which project proposals are being solicited. A complete application shall contain the completed grant application form and at least the following information:
(a) A description of the proposed project including:
(1) A statement of the problem being addressed.
(2) A discussion of the ways that the project addresses the problem and satisfies the purposes described in Section 497.5(a)(2).
(3) A description of the project approach.
(4) A discussion of the expected outcome and benefits of the project.
(5) A description of the geographic boundaries of the project.
(6) Verification that the project is located at least partially in one of the qualifying areas listed in Section 497.5(a)(3).
(7) A description and justification of any proposed use of program funds for flood control system or water system repairs performed as part of an easement program or a project developed or financed under the program (Water Code Section 79043).
(8) A demonstration that the project is technically feasible.
(9) A hydrologic and hydraulic analysis prepared by a civil engineer registered pursuant to California law or a Professional Hydrologist-Surface Water certified by the American Institute of Hydrology.
(10) A complete initial study environmental checklist as required by Section 15063(f), Title 14, California Code of Regulations, and if available, a completed Environmental Impact Report or other environmental documentation as required by CEQA.
(11) A list of required permits for the project and an implementation plan for their procurement.
(b) Maps and drawings as necessary to describe the project, including:
(1) A vicinity map.
(2) A map indicating location of project features and boundaries of affected property.
(3) Drawings or sketches of project features as necessary to describe them.
(c) A financial summary including:
(1) The estimated cost of the project broken down by task.
(2) The estimated flood control benefits of the project.
(3) The amount of the grant requested.
(4) The estimated amount to be funded by the applicant.
(5) Identification of any other parties contributing to the cost, and the amounts and activities to be funded by them.
(d) A summary of proposed property acquisition rights including:
(1) Identification of each property.
(2) Names, addresses and telephone numbers of the property owners and lessees or tenants.
(3) The type of property rights to be acquired (such as easement or fee title).
(4) Evidence that affected landowners are willing participants in any proposed real property transactions.
(5) A justification of any proposed acquisition of fee interest in property to protect or enhance a flood protection corridor or floodplain while preserving or enhancing agricultural use (Water Code Section 79037(b)(1)) which includes:
(A) Reason for the fee title acquisition.
(B) Alternatives considered to fee title acquisition for each property.
(C) Proposed final disposition of the property.
(D) Effect on county property tax revenue.
(e) A tentative work plan for the project including:
(1) A timetable for execution of the project.
(2) A task breakdown for the project.
(3) A description of how services of the California Conservation Corps, or local community conservation corps will be used in the project.
(f) A list of names and addresses of owners of all property interests in parcels adjacent to those for which acquisition of property rights is proposed.
(g) If property rights are to be acquired for the project, or if a need is indicated in environmental review documentation prepared for the project pursuant to CEQA, a plan to minimize the impact of the project on adjacent property owners, including but not limited to the following (Water Code Section 79041):
(1) An evaluation of the impact on floodwaters.
(2) The structural integrity of affected levees.
(3) Diversion facilities.
(4) Current and historic agricultural practices on the project site and in the vicinity.
(5) Timber extraction operations.
(6) An evaluation with regard to maintenance.
(h) A description of the input and participation that local groups and affected parties provided in the preparation of the work plan and application.
(i) A statement relative to the use of a trust fund for maintenance, or any proposed alternative, as specified in Water Code Section 79044.
(j) Either or both of the following, depending on applicability:
(1) An analysis of the project benefits to wildlife habitat.
(2) A description of project actions to preserve agricultural land.
(k) A statement of qualifications for the project team.
(l) A written statement by an attorney certifying that the applicant is authorized to enter into a grant agreement with the State of California.
Note: Authority cited: Sections 8300, 12580 and 79044.9, Water Code. Reference: Sections 79037(b), 79038(b), 79039(a), 79040, 79041, 79043, 79044(a) and 79044(b), Water Code; Sections 21000 et seq., Public Resources Code; and California Code of Regulations, Title 14, Section 15063(f).
1. New section filed 8-19-2003; operative 8-19-2003 pursuant to Government Code section 11343.4 (Register 2003, No. 34).
This database is current through 6/24/22 Register 2022, No. 25
23 CCR § 497.7, 23 CA ADC § 497.7
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