ORS 541.666¹
Form and contents of loan or grant applications

Applications for a loan or grant from the Water Supply Development Account must be in a form prescribed by the Water Resources Department and must include the following:

(1) A description of the need, purpose and nature of the project, including what the applicant intends to complete and how the applicant intends to proceed.

(2) Sufficient information to allow evaluation of the application based upon the public benefit scoring and ranking of the project.

(3) Current contact information for the principal contact, fiscal officer and involved landowners.

(4) For applications involving physical changes or monitoring on private land, evidence that landowners are aware of and agree to the proposal and are aware that monitoring information is a public record.

(5) The location of the proposed project, using public land survey reference points, latitude and longitude, county, watershed, river and stream mile, if appropriate.

(6) An itemized budget for the project, including fiscal and administrative costs.

(7) A description of funds, services or materials available to the project.

(8) A project schedule, including beginning and completion dates.

(9) Any conditions that may affect the completion of the project.

(10) A completed feasibility analysis if appropriate.

(11) Suggestions for interim and long-term project performance benchmarks.

(12) If the application is for a grant, demonstrated in-kind and cash cost match of not less than 25 percent of the amount of the grant sought from the account.

(13) If the application is for a loan, evidence demonstrating ability to repay the loan and provide collateral.

(14) Letters of support for the proposed project.

(15) If required by the department, a description of consultations with affected Indian tribes regarding the project.

(16) Any other information required by the department. [2013 c.784 §6]

Note: See note under 541.651 (Definitions for ORS 541.651 to 541.696).

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 541—Water Distributors; Water Releases; Conservation and Storage;, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors541.­html (2019) (last ac­cessed May 16, 2020).
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2019, Chapter 541, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano541.­html (2019) (last ac­cessed May 16, 2020).
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