(1) Funds granted from the account shall be used only for purposes described in the final project agreement. Itemized invoices of expenses and receipts approved by the applicant must be submitted to the department for payment.

(2) Payment may be made in installments for completed work as the project progresses. Upon completion of a project, a final inspection and payment will be made within 45 days by the department. If the department determines after inspection that the project is not complete, final payment shall be withheld pending completion and reinspection.

(3) Unanticipated expenses of up to 10% of total project costs can be approved by the department.

(4) Additional funding may be available to complete or repair a project if a natural catastrophic event damages or destroys the project while the project is under construction. requests for additional funding will be evaluated by the department.

History: 87-1-201, 87-1-301, MCA; IMP, 87-1-272, 87-1-273, MCA; NEW, 1996 MAR p. 153, Eff. 1/12/96.