Current through Register Vol. 41, No. 14, April 7, 2022
(a) Each request for a financial assistance payment shall be
submitted to the district on forms prescribed by the commission. All requests
submitted on commission-prescribed forms shall be considered for approval or
disapproval by the district board of supervisors or its designee and duly
recorded in the minutes of the regularly scheduled board meeting.
(b) Financial assistance requests shall be consistent with each
district's current fiscal year program as approved by the commission, and all
commission requirements and procedures shall be followed in the submittal of
(c) The actual cost or county average cost, whichever is less,
shall be used as a basis for determining financial assistance earned.
(1) The applicant shall not begin construction until
written approval of the submitted request is given by the commission to the
district, unless the commission determines that an exception is warranted.
If the applicant requests immediate approval, verbal
approval may be given by the commission if either of the following conditions
(A) The practice has been designed and surveyed, and the
contractor or installer is at the site and ready to proceed with practice
construction on the same day that the request is made.
(B) The commission will not receive the financial assistance
request form before an uncommitted funds cancellation deadline.
(e) Partial payments shall not be awarded to an applicant
approved for financial assistance, unless specifically granted by the
commission, until the project is certified as complete and includes all
components installed according to the design and installation requirements of
(f) Each contract shall be assigned by the commission an
expiration date of 60 days following the date the contract is approved by the
commission if the conservation district does not assign the expiration date.
(g) Districts may grant an extension of any length of time
during the contract period but not beyond June 30.
(h) Contract cancellation and amendments of an approved
contract shall be considered by the district for approval or disapproval and
shall be duly recorded in the regularly scheduled board of supervisors' meeting
minutes. If a cancellation or amendment is approved by the commission, the
district shall retain one copy and forward one copy to the applicant or legal
Each applicant implementing a livestock waste control
system funded from the water resources cost-share program shall ensure that the
system meets the requirements specified in K.A.R. 11-7-14
(j) The district shall submit the original of each completed
and signed contract, on a commission-approved form, to the commission for
approval or disapproval.