N.J. Admin. Code § 7:22-7.8 - Equipment, materials and supplies

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

(a) Allowable costs of equipment, materials and supplies include:
1. The cost of a reasonable inventory of laboratory chemicals and supplies necessary to initiate plant operations and laboratory items necessary to conduct tests required for plant operation;
2. The costs for purchase and/or transportation of biological seeding materials required for expeditiously initiating the treatment process operation;
3. Cost of shop equipment installed at the wastewater treatment facility necessary to the operation of the facility;
4. The costs of necessary safety equipment, provided the equipment meets applicable federal, State, local or industry safety requirements;
5. A portion of the costs of collection system maintenance equipment. The portion of allowable costs shall be the total equipment cost less the cost attributable to the equipment's anticipated use on existing collection sewers not funded by the Pinelands grant or loan. This calculation shall be based on:
i. The portion of the total collection system paid for by the Pinelands grant or loan;
ii. A demonstrable frequency of need; and
iii. The need for the requirement to preclude the discharge or bypassing of untreated wastewater.
6. The cost of mobile equipment necessary for the operation of the overall wastewater treatment facility, transmission of wastewater or sludge, or for the maintenance of equipment. These items include:
i. Portable stand-by generators;
ii. Large portable emergency pumps to provide "pump-around" capability in the event of pump station failure or pipeline breaks; and
iii. Septage tankers, trailers, and other vehicles having as their sole purpose the transportation of liquid or dewatered wastes from the collector point (including individual or on-site systems) to the treatment facility or disposal site.
7. Replacement parts identified and approved in advance by the Department as necessary to assure uninterrupted operation of the facility, provided they are critical parts or major systems components which are:
i. Not immediately available and/or whose procurement involves an extended "lead-time";
ii. Identified as critical by the equipment supplier(s); or
iii. Critical but not included in the inventory provided by the equipment supplier(s).
(b) Unallowable costs of equipment, materials and supplies include:
1. The costs of equipment or material procured in violation of the procurement requirements;
2. The cost of furnishings including draperies, furniture and office equipment;
3. The cost of ordinary site and building maintenance equipment such as lawnmowers and snowblowers;
4. The cost of vehicles for the transportation of the recipient's employees.
5. Items of routine "programmed" maintenance such as ordinary piping, air filters, couplings, hose, bolts, etc.


N.J. Admin. Code § 7:22-7.8
Amended by R.1992 d.42, effective 1/21/1992.
See: 23 New Jersey Register 3282(a), 24 New Jersey Register 246(a).
Corrections only.

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