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Clean Water Iowa -- Water Quality Initiative
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Cost-Share Rule Changes
Starting in the Spring of 2014, there are some changes to how we handle our cost-share funds. In the past we have been able to keep appilications or jobs in the system as approved for funding for up to 18 months. We now have only 12 monthe an application can be entered into the system and completed. In other words, if for some reason weather, contractor, or NRCS survey, you could not get yourprojecct done it must be completed by the next construction season or funding will be lost on that job. Contractors will be made aware of an expiration date of each job.
We can enter jobs to show the need for funds but cannot approve until after the money is there. The state runs on a July 1 to June 30, fiscal year. Our state funds for the entire year are allocated the first week. The best way to handle this is to come into the office and have an estimate done on the work you would like to do or a field visit if not sure what to do. Then we will both know the extent and funds needed to do your particular job and it can be planned accordingly.
Please contact our office if you are thinking of doing any projects in which cost-share funds could be used. The number is (712) 482-6408 and office hours are 8:00 to 4:30 Monday through Friday.
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