10 CFR 440.14 - State plans.
(a) Before submitting to DOE an application, a State must provide at least 10 days notice of a hearing to inform prospective subgrantees, and must conduct one or more public hearings to receive comments on a proposed State plan. The notice for the hearing must specify that copies of the plan are available and state how the public may obtain them. The State must prepare a transcript of the hearings and accept written submission of views and data for the record.
(b) The proposed State plan must:
(1) Identify and describe proposed weatherization projects, including a statement of proposed subgrantees and the amount of funding each will receive;
(2) Address the other items contained in paragraph (c) of this section; and
(3) Be made available throughout the State prior to the hearing.
(1) The production schedule for the State indicating projected expenditures and the number of dwelling units, including previously weatherized units which are expected to be weatherized annually during the program year;
(2) The climatic conditions within the State;
(3) The type of weatherization work to be done;
(4) An estimate of the amount of energy to be conserved;
(i) The tentative allocation;
(ii) The number of dwelling units expected to be weatherized during the program year; and
(iii) Sources of labor.
(6) How the State plan is to be implemented, including:
(ii) An explanation of the method used to select each area served by a weatherization project;
(iii) The extent to which priority will be given to the weatherization of single-family or other high energy-consuming dwelling units;
(iv) The amount of non-Federal resources to be applied to the program;
(v) The amount of Federal resources, other than DOE weatherization grant funds, to be applied to the program;
(vi) The amount of weatherization grant funds allocated to the State under this part;
(vii) The expected average cost per dwelling to be weatherized, taking into account the total number of dwellings to be weatherized and the total amount of funds, Federal and non-Federal, expected to be applied to the program;
(xi) Procedures for determining the most cost-effective measures in a dwelling unit;
(xii) The definition of “low-income” which the State has chosen for determining eligibility for use statewide in accordance with § 440.22(a);
(xiii) The definition of “children” which the State has chosen consistent with § 440.3; and
(xiv) The amount of Federal funds and how they will be used to increase the amount of weatherization assistance that the State obtains from non-Federal sources, including private sources, and the expected leveraging effect to be accomplished.