SRF Guidance Documents

List of Guidance Documents

Table of SRF Guidance Documents
1 Priority List Applications- Eligible applicants must apply every year to the Project Priority List in order to access construciton loan funds.   Combined CW/DW
2 Priority List Development and Application Processing- Outlines the process SRF staff take to produce a draft and final list, and includes a description of the priority ranking system.   DW
3 Fund Availability Notification- Notifies applicant that funds are available and outlines key deadlines for document submission   DW
4 Project Bypass Procedures- Details project bypass procedures used to meet state and/or federal funding requirements   DW
5 Loan Application- There is one loan application for all types of loan applicants and funding sources   DW
6 Loan Application Review and Approval- Process SRF staff used to process and approve a loan   DW
7 Municipal Authority to Execute Loans- Statutory reference that gives authority to Municipalities to enter into loan agreements   DW
8 Loan Eligibility- Outlines eligible loan costs includeing for system expansion, project management, admisitrative and legal fees, and system purchase   DW
9 Engineering Allowance for DWSRF Projects- Procedures for engineering services agreements, engineering fee curve allowances, standard aand non-standard tasks   DW
10 Loan Term, Interest Rate, Administrative Fee Determination and Loan Repayments- Process for determining loan rate and terms   DW
11 Median Household Income Determination- Outlines how the SRF programs determine MHI in a given community, including procedure for conducting an income survey   DW
12 Preliminary Engineering Report- SRF staff review procedures   DW
13 Annual Operation and Maintenance Costs, Equivalent Units and Existing Debt Annual- Outlines the three primary elements in determining the loan term and interest rate   DW
14 Project Cost Estimate Adjustments and Loan Amount Adjustments- Procedure for adjusting approved loan amounts   DW
15 Environmental Review- Procedure for review and approval of required Environmental Report/Environmental Information Document (ER/EI for all SRF funded construction projects   DW
16 Emergency Projects- Procedure for placing a project on the priority list, thereby bypassing other projects   DW
17 Archeological and Historic Properties Review- Reference to the MOU with the State Histroic Preservation Officer (SHPO) for review of archaeological and historic properties as part of the    DW
18 Project Design Review for Petroleum Contamination and Hazardous Waste Sites- Procedure for when petroleum contamination is involved at a site where SRF funds will be used   DW
19 Canadian Border Projects- Outlines procedures for funding projects that serve populations on both sides of the border   DW
20 5-Year Municipal Bond Construction Loans- Procedure for municipalities that want to authorize loan for a term 5 years or less and a value of more than $75,000   Combined CW/DW
21 Municipal Construction Loans less than $75,000 or Loan Increases less than $75,000- Statutory reference to municipalities' abilitiy to authorize loan increases and SRF review and approval of such actions   DW
22 Planning Loan Forgiveness- Procedure for forgiving planning loans to municipalities   DW
23 DWSRF Loan Capacity Reviews- Procedure for determining the technical, managerial and financial capacity of an entity that applies for a DWSRF loan   DW
24 School Loan Forgiveness- Procedure for forgiveness for municipally-owned school construction loans   DW
25 Procurement Guidelines- Procedure the Construction Engineering Section takes when bidding and procuring goods and services for projects using SRF funds   DW
26 Asset Management Plan and Forgiveness- Criteria for an acceptable Asset Management Plan and forgiveness    DW
27 Request for Qualifications- Procurement guidelines for Architectural/Engineering Services   CW
28 Joint Funded Projects- USDA-RD and SRF   DW
29 American Iron and Steel   Combined CW/DW
30 Fiscal Sustainability Plan   CW
       
       
       
       
       

 

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