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Application for Grants.   

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(a) Minimum local matching requirement. To be eligible for state matching funds, the minimum eligible project cost shall be at least $53,846, and the applicant shall provide at least $18,846 in local matching funds and request not less than $35,000 in state matching funds.

(b) Construction bids already advertised. If construction bids have been submitted prior to six months before the State Librarian's deadline for application, and all bids were formally rejected resulting in no contract award, the project may be submitted during the grant application process.

(c) Application forms.

(1) Each applicant may make a preliminary application on the form shown in Appendix I entitled "Pre-application for California Library Construction and Renovation Bond Act Funds. "If an applicant makes a pre-application, the State Librarian shall provide a preliminary evaluation of the proposal and notify the applicant of the competitiveness of the project.

(2) Each applicant shall make a formal application for state funds on the form shown in Appendix 2 entitled "Application for California Library Construction and Renovation Bond Act Funds" and provide a library building program using the outline shown in Appendix 3 entitled "Outline of Requirements for a Library Building Program."

(d) Deadline for application and late or incomplete application submissions

(1) The pre-application shall be received by the Bond Act Fiscal Officer, or that officer's designee, at the following location by 3 p.m. on November 21, 1990:

California State Library

Library & Courts Building

Fiscal Services - Room 215

914 Capitol Mall

Sacramento, California 95814-4877

(2) If a pre-application is not received by that time, the State librarian shall not review the pre-application and shall not notify the applicant of the competitiveness of the project, but the applicant may still make application.

(3) Applications for the first funding cycle shall be received by the Bond Act Fiscal Officer, or that officer's designee, at the following location by 3 p.m. on February 15, 1991:

California State Library

Library & Courts Building

Fiscal Services - Room 215

914 Capitol Mall

Sacramento, California 95814-4877

(4) If funds are available after the first funding cycle, applications for the second funding cycle shall be received by the Bond Act Fiscal Officer, or the officer's designee, at the following location by 3 p.m. on July 19, 1991:

California State Library

Library & Courts Building

Fiscal Services - Room 215

914 Capitol Mall

Sacramento, California 95814-4877

(5) If an application, or documents required to support the applications, are not received by the State Librarian's deadline for applications for the first funding cycle, the applicant shall not be considered by the State Librarian' or board for grant approval during the first funding cycle.

(6) If an application, or documents required to support the application, are not received by the State Librarian's deadline for applications for the second funding cycle, the applicant shall not be considered by the State Librarian or board for grant approval during the second funding cycle.

(7) The State Librarian may waive any minor procedural problems or technicalities which occur during the submission of the application.

(e) Certification of the application. The applicant shall certify, by resolution (See section 20416(a)) and by signing the application from, the accuracy and truthfulness of the information provided during the application for the state funds.

(f) Corrections in project application information. If due to oversight or clerical error, the information provided by the applicant during the application process proves to be inaccurate, the board, at its discretion, has the authority to make minor adjustments to correct obviously inaccurate information in applications.

(g) Only one pre-application and one application per project.

(1) Only one pre-application for each proposed project shall be submitted by the applicant.

(2) Only one application for each proposed project shall be submitted by the applicant.

(h) Withdrawal of an application. If it is determined by the applicant that a project cannot be built within the scope of the application submitted to the State Librarian and board, the application may be withdrawn by the applicant at any time.

Authority cited:

Education Code 1990

Reference:

Education Code 19956

Education Code 19957

Education Code 19960

Education Code 19961

Education Code 19962

Education Code 19963

Education Code 19964

Education Code 19965

Education Code 19966

Education Code 19967

(Amended by Register 97, No. 24.)