3745-49-52 Grant administration.

(A) Grant applications and awards.

(1) Applicants shall prepare and submit grant applications on forms approved by the director. The application shall be signed by a school district official or county board of developmental disabilities official with the authority to enter into contracts on behalf of the school district or county board of developmental disabilities.

(2) Grant applications shall be accepted and reviewed collectively in discrete granting rounds. The frequency or number of granting cycles shall be subject to the discretion of the director.

(B) The director shall establish minimum and maximum awards for each round of grant funding.

(C) Grant requirements.

(1) Grants awarded to school districts or county boards of developmental disabilities shall require the installation of the approved control equipment or approved idle reduction technology as expeditiously as practicable.

(2) Grants awarded to school districts or county boards of developmental disabilities shall require the implementation of an adequate program for routine maintenance and repair of the approved control equipment or approved idle reduction technology.

(3) Grants awarded to school districts or county boards of developmental disabilities shall include provisions for periodic reporting and verification that the approved control equipment or approved idle control technology was installed expeditiously in accordance with the grant agreement.

(4) The director may hold in reserve a percentage of the grant until such time as the grant recipient demonstrates substantial progress in retrofitting buses under the terms of the grant agreement.

(5) The director shall not make future grant awards to a school district or county board of developmental disabilities if the director determines that the school district or county board of developmental disabilities materially failed to comply with the terms of a prior grant award under this section and has failed to correct said deficiencies to the satisfaction of the director.

Effective: 12/01/2011
R.C. 119.032 review dates: 09/13/2011 and 12/01/2016
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 3704.144
Rule Amplifies: 3704.144
Prior Effective Dates: 02/01/2006