(1) The available HMGP funds shall be allocated to the counties included in the relevant presidential disaster declaration, as defined in Florida Statutes § 252.34(2), in proportion to each county’s share of the federal disaster funding from the Public Assistance, Individual Assistance and Small Business Administration programs as of 120 days after the disaster declaration as reported by FEMA.
Terms Used In Florida Regulations 27P-22.006
- Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
(a) Eligible and submitted projects for each county included in the relevant presidential disaster declaration will be funded in order of priority as outlined in the LMS Working Group endorsement letter until the allocated funds are exhausted, or all eligible projects are funded, whichever occurs first.
(b) Any allocation remaining after all eligible projects in any declared county are funded shall be reallocated to those counties included in the relevant presidential disaster declaration whose allocation was not sufficient to fund all submitted eligible projects in proportion to each county’s share of unfunded projects.
(2) If funds remain after all eligible projects under subsection (1) above have been funded, then they shall be applied to fund eligible projects submitted from counties not included in the relevant presidential disaster declaration on a first-come-first-served basis until all available funds are obligated.
(3) Once a project has been selected for funding, the agreement between the applicant and the Division regarding the terms and conditions of the grant shall be formalized by contract.
Rulemaking Authority 252.35(2)(x) FS. Law Implemented 252.311, 252.32, 252.35 FS. History—New 2-24-02, Formerly 9G-22.006, Amended 11-24-20.