ORS 541.401¹
Criteria for project receiving moneys from Watershed Improvement Grant Fund

The Oregon Watershed Enhancement Board may award funds from the Watershed Improvement Grant Fund only for the purposes listed in ORS 541.399 (Purpose of grants from Watershed Improvement Grant Fund). Any project that the board approves for funding shall comply with the following criteria:

(1) There is a matching contribution from other program funds, in-kind services or other investment in the project;

(2) The project to be funded is reviewed and approved by a technical committee in accordance with ORS 541.370 (Duties of board) (3); and

(3) The project provides a public benefit through improved:

(a) Water quality;

(b) Fish or wildlife habitat; or

(c) Public information or education on a watershed function. [1997 c.8 §6]

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 541—Watershed Enhancement and Protection; Water Development Projects; Miscellaneous Provisions on Water Rights; Stewardship Agreements, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­Archive/­2007ors541.­pdf (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
2 OregonLaws.org contains the con­tents of Volume 21 of the ORS, inserted along­side the per­tin­ent statutes. See the preface to the ORS An­no­ta­tions for more information.
3 OregonLaws.org assembles these lists by analyzing references between Sections. Each listed item refers back to the current Section in its own text. The result reveals relationships in the code that may not have otherwise been apparent. Currency Information