70.190.085  <<  70.190.090 >>   70.190.160

Community networksPlanning grants and contractsDistribution of fundsReports.

(1) A network shall, upon application to the council, be eligible to receive planning grants and technical assistance from the council. However, during the 1999-01 fiscal biennium, a network that has not finalized its membership shall be eligible to receive such grants and assistance. Planning grants may be funded through available federal funds for family preservation services. After receiving the planning grant the network has up to one year to submit the long-term comprehensive plan.
(2) The council shall enter into biennial contracts with networks as part of the grant process. The contracts shall be consistent with available resources, and shall be distributed in accordance with the distribution formula developed pursuant to *RCW 43.41.195, subject to the applicable matching fund requirement.
(3) No later than February 1 of each odd-numbered year following the initial contract between the council and a network, the council shall request from the network its plan for the upcoming biennial contract period.
(4) The council shall notify the networks of their allocation of available resources at least sixty days prior to the start of a new biennial contract period.
(5) The networks shall, by contract, distribute funds (a) appropriated for plan implementation by the legislature, and (b) obtained from nonstate or federal sources. In distributing funds, the networks shall ensure that administrative costs are held to a maximum of ten percent. However, during the 1999-01 fiscal biennium, administrative costs shall be held to a maximum of ten percent or twenty thousand dollars, whichever is greater, exclusive of costs associated with procurement, payroll processing, personnel functions, management, maintenance and operation of space and property, data processing and computer services, indirect costs, and organizational planning, consultation, coordination, and training.
(6) A network shall not provide services or operate programs.
(7) A network shall file a report with the council by May 1 of each year that includes but is not limited to the following information: Detailed expenditures, programs under way, progress on contracted services and programs, and successes and problems in achieving the outcomes required by **RCW 70.190.130(1)(h) related to reducing the rate of state-funded out-of-home placements and the other three at-risk behaviors covered by the comprehensive plan and approved by the council.


Reviser's note: *(1) RCW 43.41.195 was repealed by 2015 3rd sp.s. c 1 § 326.
**(2) RCW 70.190.130 was repealed by 2011 1st sp.s. c 32 § 13, effective June 30, 2012.
SeverabilityEffective date1999 c 309: See notes following RCW 41.06.152.
Effective dates1996 c 132 §§ 7, 8: "(1) Section 7 of this act shall take effect July 1, 1996.
(2) Section 8 of this act is necessary for the immediate preservation of the public peace, health, or safety, or support of the state government and its existing public institutions, and shall take effect immediately [March 22, 1996]." [ 1996 c 132 § 12.]
IntentConstructionSeverability1996 c 132: See notes following RCW 70.190.060.
FindingIntentSeverability1994 sp.s. c 7: See notes following RCW 43.70.540.
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