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PDFWAC 352-76-080

What conditions are placed on the use of funds?

The following conditions apply to the use of the funds:
(1) Project contract. For every funded project a contract must be executed by the director on behalf of the commission and by the funding recipient. Generally, the funding recipient will not be reimbursed for costs incurred prior to the execution of the contract by both parties.
(2) Technical standards. The funding recipient for boat sewage disposal facilities shall ensure that design and installation of the facilities are in accordance with the technical standards provided by state parks.
(3) Signage.
(a) Boat sewage disposal facilities. A national symbol provided by state parks shall be installed to be clearly visible to direct boaters entering the boat sewage disposal facility. Appropriate information shall be provided indicating fees, restrictions, hours of operation, operating instructions, and a contact name and telephone number if the facility is inoperable.
(b) Educational/information projects. Signage must be appropriate to local conditions and address local environmental needs. The clean vessel symbol provided by state parks shall be used in all signage.
(4) Public access. All recreational vessels must have access to boat sewage disposal facilities funded under this grant program. Facilities shall be operated, maintained, and continue to be reasonably accessible to all recreational vessels for the full period of their useful life.
(5) Operation and maintenance. All facilities funded under this program shall be operated and maintained by the funding recipient for the full period of their useful life. All structures and related assets are to be used for their stated purpose.
(6) Reporting requirements. The funding recipient shall submit the reports required by state parks as directed in the funding contract.
(7) Compliance with state and federal laws, regulations, and policies. In accepting project funding, the funding recipient must agree to and certify compliance with all applicable federal and state laws, regulations and policies.
(8) Accountability. Funding recipients shall maintain accurate accounting records on the expenditure of project funds, provide state parks with these records consistent with the agreement or upon request, and permit state parks to audit the use of funds in accordance with generally accepted audit practices and standards. State parks reserves the right to terminate its participation in any project which fails to perform according to the requirements of this chapter.
(9) Fees charged. A maximum five-dollar fee may be charged, with no justification, for use of boat sewage disposal facilities constructed, operated or maintained with grant funds. If higher fees are charged, they must be justified and approved by the director prior to charging a higher fee. Proceeds shall be retained, accounted for, and used by the operator to defray operation and maintenance costs as long as the facility is needed and it serves its intended purpose. The maximum fee shall be evaluated for inflation as determined by the director.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 88.12.235. WSR 98-07-021, § 352-76-080, filed 3/10/98, effective 4/10/98. Statutory Authority: RCW 88.12.325. WSR 94-13-082, § 352-76-080, filed 6/13/94, effective 7/14/94.]
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