2017 ORS 541.958¹
Criteria for project receiving moneys from Watershed Conservation Grant Fund

The Oregon Watershed Enhancement Board may award funds from the Watershed Conservation Grant Fund only for activities described in ORS 541.956 (Watershed Conservation Grant Fund purposes). 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 established in accordance with ORS 541.926 (Duties of board); and

(3) The project provides a public benefit by supporting improved:

(a) Water quality;

(b) Native fish or wildlife habitat; or

(c) Watershed or ecosystem function. [Formerly 541.401]

Note: See note under 541.890 (Definitions for ORS 541.890 to 541.969).

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 541—Water Distributors; Water Releases; Conservation and Storage; Water Development Projects; Watershed Management and Enhancement, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors541.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2017, Chapter 541, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano541.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
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