Current through 2021-14, April. 7, 2021
Section 089-811-3 - FUNDINGA.Grant Awards1 The Director, with advice of the Commission, shall determine the total amount of grant awards to be made each year from available funds.2 The minimum grant award will normally be $5,000.00, to be matched on any equal cash basis by grant recipients. In exceptional cases, non-cash match, such as donated construction materials, may be accepted. The Director, with approval of the Commission, mar award up to 100 percent of the funding for a project proposed by any State agency.3 Funds for grants must be expended by grant recipients within two (2) years of the date of the grant award unless the Director, in his discretion, extends, the 2-year time limit due to extra-ordinary factors. Funds unexpended after that time will be transferred to other eligible projects.B.Allowable Costs. The following costs are allowable and may be funded by a grant award: 1 Historic, architectural and archaeological research necessary for pre-construction data collection.2 Plans and specifications developed by a Maine-licensed architect or engineer.3 Signs acknowledging State assistance at project sites.4 Exterior and structural restoration; interior restoration; necessary improvements to or installation of wiring, heating, plumbing, and fire/intrusion alarm systems; landscaping limited to grading for drainage, restoration of grounds to documented historic appearance, and repair of damage to grounds due to construction.5 Final Project Report, including photography.
94-089 C.M.R. ch. 811, § 3