Title 133 - NEBRASKA DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY
Chapter 11 - EQUIPMENT
001 Equipment Usage. Equipment purchased, in whole or in part, with grant funds shall be used only for purposes approved by the Department during its expected service life.
002 Expected Service Life. The expected service life of equipment shall be determined by the Department.
003 Inventory. Equipment purchased, in whole or in part, with grant funds is subject to reporting and inventory maintenance as follows:
003.01 After the conclusion of the designated grant period, it is the grantee's responsibility to maintain a listing of all equipment purchased with grant funds and respond to Department requests for progress reports or annual updates on the status of the equipment during its expected service life.
004 Equipment Lien. The Department maintains first lien status on all equipment purchased, in whole or in part, with grant funds for the expected service life of the equipment.
005 Equipment Maintenance. The grantee is responsible for all necessary and reasonable maintenance of grant-funded equipment and may be held liable by the Department for any loss, damage, neglect or unreasonable deterioration of the equipment during its expected service life.
006 Equipment Disposition. The Department shall approve the disposition of equipment purchased, in whole or in part, with grant funds during its expected service life.
006.01 Funds realized from the approved sale of equipment purchased with grant funds shall revert back to the fund in an amount congruent with the grant-funded percentage of the equipment's original cost.
006.02 Any grant-funded equipment which is no longer being used by the grantee for the approved purposes and intent for which it was obtained, may be redistributed by the Department to another eligible grantee. The Department will announce the availability of the equipment and when equipment redistribution grant applications will be accepted. Equipment redistribution shall adhere to the following guidelines:
006.02A The Department shall redistribute the equipment based on the ranking of applications on the Program Priority System and the applicants' compliance with eligibility requirements.
006.02B Grantees awarded redistributed equipment shall maintain a listing of all equipment obtained through the Department's redistribution process and respond to Department requests for progress reports or updates on the status of the equipment during its expected service life.
Enabling Legislation: Neb. Rev. Stat. 81-1549, 81-1563 (Reissue 1987)
Legal Citation: Title 133, Ch. 11, Nebraska Department of Environmental Quality
Nebraska Department of Environmental Quality
1200 "N" Street, Suite 400
P.O. Box 98922
Lincoln, Nebraska 68509