Wis. Admin. Code Department of Military Affairs [Emergency Management] § WEM 7.04 - Application process

Current through March 28, 2022

(1) The division shall prepare application materials which may be updated as needed. The application materials shall set forth the application instructions and requirements for funding under this chapter.
(2) Within 30 days after the end of the incident period, a county, on behalf of eligible local units within the county or a tribal governmental unit, shall provide the administrator with a written notice of intent to apply. A late notice of intent may be cause for the denial of the application.
(3) Within 60 days after the end of the incident period of the major disaster, the county or a tribal governmental unit shall submit an Application for Wisconsin Disaster Assistance to the administrator. A complete application shall include the following:
(a) The cause, the location of damage, a list of the affected local governmental units within the county and the incident period of the major catastrophe.
(b) Documentation of a local, tribal, county or state disaster or emergency declaration in response to the major catastrophe.
(c) A description of damages and the amount of eligible costs incurred by the eligible local governmental units and the population of each unit.
(d) A statement or evidence that the local governmental unit has matching funds to cover at least 30% of the total of eligible costs incurred from the major catastrophe.
(4) The administrator shall review the application and supporting documentation for completeness and may return the application with a request for more detailed information. The administrator may, consult with local public officials to ensure the application reflects the extent and magnitude of the damage and to reconcile any differences. The application is not complete until the administrator receives all requested information. When the application is complete, a notice will be provided to the applicant of the administrator's approval of the application.
(5) An application returned to the applicant with a request for more detailed information or for correction of deficiencies must be resubmitted within 30 days from receipt by the applicant. The failure of the applicant to provide the requested information in a timely manner without a reasonable explanation may be cause for denial of the application.
(6) The administrator shall take no longer than 30 days from the time the application is deemed complete in which to approve or deny the application. Applications that are approved shall be paid in accordance with s. WEM 7.06. A letter of denial shall be sent upon decision by the administrator that the application is denied.
(7) If the application is approved, the administrator shall notify eligible local governmental units of the steps necessary to obtain payment or reimbursement for eligible costs as specified in s. WEM 7.05(1), including submission of invoices or other documentation substantiating the costs to be reimbursed.


Wis. Admin. Code Department of Military Affairs [Emergency Management] § WEM 7.04
CR 06-088: cr. Register November 2006 No. 611, eff. 12-1-06.

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