94-089-811 Me. Code R. § 6

Current through 2021-14, April. 7, 2021
Section 089-811-6 - GRANT AWARD REQUIREMENTS
A.Letters of Agreement and Covenants
1 A successful grant recipient shall enter into a Letter of Agreement and/or Covenant which shall include appropriate historic covenants to guarantee maintenance of the building or structure and public benefit requirements. Requirements will vary, depending on the nature of the work to be accomplished with grant monies. Duration of the covenant for each building or structure will be determined by the amount of the grant award, as follows:
a State assistance from $1 to $10,000: a 5-year Letter of Agreement must be executed;
b State assistance from $10,001 to $25,000: 5-year Covenant;
c State assistance from $25,001 to $50,000: 10-year Covenant;
d State assistance from $50,001 to $100,000: 15-year Covenant;
e State assistance from $100,001 and above: 20-year Covenant.
2 Letters of Agreement and Covenants shall substantially conform to the sample Letter of Agreement and Sample Covenant in Appendices A and B.
B.Payment Procedures
1 Grant awards shall be paid on a re reimbursement basis only. Recipients shall submit to the Director copies of all bills approved in writing by the architect/engineer for the project and copies of canceled checks in payment of such bills.
2 Upon receipt of required documentation, the Director will issue a check for 50% of the incurred costs.
3 A final project report by the project architect/engineer must be completed in accordance with the format adopted in Appendix C and accepted by the Director prior to payment of the final grant award monies..
C.Project Work
1 All project work shall be accomplished by persons licensed in the State of Maine to practice their profession or trade.
2 Plans and specifications must be developed by a licensed architect or engineer prior to restoration work.
3 A sign which acknowledges state assistance through the Historic Restoration Grant Program shall be in place at the project site.
4 A final report of the project, including photography, shall be submitted to the Director upon completion of the project.
5 Project work shall conform to Standards for Historic Preservation adopted by the U. S. Secretary of the Interior (sections relating to stabilization, preservation, restoration, and reconstruction) and the Maine Historic Restoration Standards (05-089, Chap. 74).
D.State Buildings

Grants awarded for restoring state-owned or state-leased buildings or structures shall be implemented in compliance with the State of Maine Manual of Financial Procedures and Architectural and Engineering Services Procurement Manual and with the approval of the Bureau of Public Improvements.

94-089 C.M.R. ch. 811, § 6