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§ 8121. Application Availability and Submission, Project Selection Process and Project Evaluati...

4 CA ADC § 8121Barclays Official California Code of Regulations

Barclays California Code of Regulations
Title 4. Business Regulations
Division 11. California Pollution Control Financing Authority (Refs & Annos)
Article 11. Sustainable Communities Grant and Loan Program-Loans
4 CCR § 8121
§ 8121. Application Availability and Submission, Project Selection Process and Project Evaluation Process.
(a) Application Availability. The Application shall contain the information set forth in Section 8120.
(b) Application Submission. Applications must be submitted in duplicate to the Authority by the application deadlines published by the Authority. The first Application deadline shall occur in June 2002; thereafter, Application deadlines shall occur at least on a semi-annual basis until program funding is exhausted.
(c) Project Selection Process. Authority staff shall:
(3) First determine if the Application meets the First Priority for funding.
(4) Next screen applications that meet the First Priority threshold to determine:
(A) Applicant eligibility, and
(B) Project eligibility.
(3) Evaluate and rank on a competitive basis Applications designated First Priority per the criteria in section (d) hereof. Authority staff may include additional Outside Reviewers to assist with scoring Applications.
(4) Screen and evaluate Applications not designated as First Priority as follows:
(A) After Applications that satisfy the First Priority designation are evaluated and ranked per subsection (c)(3) hereof and
(B) if Authority staff's funding recommendations to the Authority board for First Priority Applicants do not exceed the maximum funding availability for the program. If additional funding is available, the remaining Applications will be screened to determine Applicant and Project eligibility and will be evaluated as described in subsection (c)(3) above.
(d) Project Evaluation Process. Authority staff shall evaluate and score Applications on a competitive basis. Each Application will be evaluated based on how well the project:
(1) Demonstrates Sustainable Development-75 points (50% of Score);
(2) Contributes to economical development within Economically Distressed communities-30 points (20% of Score);
(3) Incorporates creative approaches-15 points (10% of Score);
(4) Demonstrates likelihood that the Project's expected outcome(s) will be implemented-15 points (10% of Score);
(5) Demonstrates applicability to other communities-15 points (10% of Score); and
Projects must receive a minimum score of 70% (i.e., receive at least 105 of 150 points) to receive funding. Those Projects that receive a score of less than 70% will be ineligible to receive any funding.
(e) All Applications that receive a minimum score of 70% as evaluated by Authority staff shall be submitted to the Executive Director who will determine which Projects to recommend to the Authority for funding based on the Authority staff's evaluation. The Executive Director shall notify the Applicant by fax that either:
(1) The Applicant's Project will be recommended for loan funding to the Authority; or
(2) The Applicant's Project will not be recommended for loan funding to the Authority.
(f) The Authority staff may invite Outside Reviewers to review, evaluate and score Applications pursuant to this section. To the extent Outside Reviewers are utilized, no fewer than two Outside Reviewers will review any one Application.

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Note: Authority cited: Sections 44520(a) and 44520(c), Health and Safety Code. Reference: Sections 44501, 44502, 44526(g) and 44526(i), Health and Safety Code.
History
1. New section filed 5-13-2002 as an emergency; operative 5-13-2002 (Register 2002, No. 20). Pursuant to Health and Safety Code section 44520(c) a Certificate of Compliance must be transmitted to OAL by 11-12-2002 or emergency language will be repealed by operation of law on the following day.
2. Certificate of Compliance as to 5-13-2002 order transmitted to OAL 7-31-2002 and filed 9-12-2002 (Register 2002, No. 37).
This database is current through 2/16/24 Register 2024, No. 7.
Cal. Admin. Code tit. 4, § 8121, 4 CA ADC § 8121
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