N.J. Admin. Code § 7:1J-3.9 - Cost of obtaining estimate by Department consultant of amount eligible for compensation

Current through Register Vol. 54, No. 7, April 4, 2022

(a) Upon the written request of a government entity claimant, accompanied by preliminary plans and specifications for the water supply system which is the subject of a WSSC (including, without limitation, the engineer's reports required under 7:1J-3.4(a)2, (b)2 and (c)2 ), the Department shall cause its consultant to review such plans and specifications and make a preliminary estimate of the amount of the WSSC which will be eligible for compensation from the Fund. The Department shall not be bound or estopped by the preliminary estimate in making a final determination of the amount of the claim eligible for compensation, if there are any changes in the preliminary plans and specifications which are the subject of the preliminary estimate, or if the Department finds that there are errors, omissions or other changes necessary from the preliminary plans and specifications, or if there are other changes in circumstances affecting the WSSC.
(b) The preliminary estimate prepared under (a) above shall be at the claimant's expense. Before the preliminary estimate is performed, the Department shall inform the claimant of the cost of the preliminary estimate, and shall cause the preliminary estimate to be performed only if the claimant provides the Department with written consent to the performance of the estimate at the claimant's expense. The amount eligible for compensation from the Fund shall be reduced by the cost of such estimate.

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N.J. Admin. Code § 7:1J-3.9

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