Title 199 - NEBRASKA DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY
Chapter 9 - EQUIPMENT
001 Equipment Usage. Equipment purchased, in whole or in part, with grant funding shall be used only for the 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. The grant recipient shall submit to the Department an equipment inventory list with each performance report.
003.01 After the conclusion of the designated award period, it is the grant recipient's responsibility to maintain a listing of all equipment purchased with Department funds and respond to Department requests for performance reports or annual updates on the status of the equipment during its expected service life.
004 Grant Equipment Liens. The Department maintains first lien status on all redistributed equipment and equipment purchased, in whole or in part, with grant funds, unless otherwise approved by the Director.
004.01 Length of lien on redistributed equipment and equipment purchased with grant funds shall correspond to the expected service life of the equipment.
005 Grant Equipment Maintenance. The grant recipient is responsible for all necessary and reasonable maintenance of Department funded equipment and may be held liable by the Department for any loss, damage, neglect or unreasonable deterioration of the equipment throughout the lien period.
006 Grant Equipment Disposition. The Department shall approve or deny the disposition of equipment purchased, in whole or part, with grant funds throughout the equipment lien period.
006.01 Funds realized from the approved sale of equipment purchased with grant funds shall revert to the appropriate fund in an amount congruent with the grant funded percentage of the equipment's original cost.
006.02 Any Department funded equipment which is no longer being used by the grant recipient for the approved purposes and intent for which it was obtained, may be redistributed by the Department to another eligible applicant. 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 appropriate priority system and applicants' compliance with eligibility requirements.
006.02B Recipients awarded redistributed equipment shall maintain a listing of all equipment obtained through the Department's redistribution process and respond to Department requests for performance reports or updates on the status of the equipment throughout the lien period.
Enabling Legislation: Neb. Rev. Stat. 81-15,161
Legal Citation: Title 199, Ch. 9, Nebraska Department of Environmental Quality
Nebraska Department of Environmental Quality
1200 "N" Street, Suite 400
P.O. Box 98922
Lincoln, Nebraska 68509