(1) In addition to the requirements of ARM 17.50.103, an application for a grant of front-end planning funds must include a statement of project intent and scope. A proposed budget must be submitted showing how grant monies are to be expended.
(2) A statement of intent to implement the solid waste management system investigated must be included if such planning shows the solid waste management system to be economically feasible.
(3) The department will review applications on a first-come, first-served basis, taking into consideration the plan that:
(a) includes the largest population;
(b) states the greatest financial need;
(c) encompasses the largest number of local governments;
(d) to the fullest extent possible utilizes private enterprise for planning purposes; and
(e) addresses the most pressing environmental and public health concerns.