W elcome to the Clean Ohio Fund Training Session. Enhancing the green with in our our region. The Natural Resources Assistance Council - NRAC. This training session is being brought to you by the Natural Resources Assistance Council/Ohio Public Works Commission – District 2.
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Enhancing thegreenwithin our our region
This training session is being brought to you by the Natural Resources Assistance Council/Ohio Public Works Commission – District 2
Provide open spaceacquisition and related development of those open spaces including the acquisition of easements
Support of open space planning and incorporation of aesthetically pleasing and ecologically informed design
Enhance economic development that relies on recreation and ecotourism in areas relatively high unemployment and lower incomesClean Ohio Fund ProjectsHouse Bill 3
Again, if the applicant is not either:
a local political subdivision or a non profit…then
Date: April 1, 2002
Project purpose must involve at least one of the following from A or B as presented on the application
streams, rivers and other waters of the state.
(Affected watersheds or sub-watersheds must be identified)
If Yes is marked to any of the above in section C, the project is ineligible for funding (per section 164.22 of the O.R.C.)
If project meets Part 1 requirements (Preliminary Screening) continue to Part II, III, and IV.
Does the project emphasize the following?
(documentation must be submitted with the application)
Two points for each question (36 points maximum for Part II).
Level of conservation coordination with other Open space, Riparian Corridor, Farmland Protection or Urban Revitalization Projects under the Clean Ohio Fund in this or other Public Works Commission Districts
Is a joint project in more than one district (2 points)
Is a joint project in this district (1 point)
Carries out an adopted community, watershed or other plan overlapping another district (1 point)Compliance with State CriteriaContinued: Part III
permission (1 point)
no infrastructure (1 point)
Community Planning: project is in concert with publicly-adopted regional, neighborhood or community advisory plan, or green space plan (may include adoption by governing bodies, planning commissions, park districts, similar boards, or commissions appointed by the governing body of a political jurisdiction)
Natural Resource Viability continued: Riparian Corridor, Farmland Protection or Urban Revitalization Projects under the Clean Ohio Fund in this or other Public Works Commission Districts
Protects more than 5 State Natural Heritage Inventory (NHI) endangered species
Protects 1-5 State NHI ranked rare species
Protects a high quality example of a regionally endangered biological community
Protects a threatened biological community or important example of Ohio’s natural heritageCompliance with Hamilton County PrioritiesContinued: Part IV
Now (3 points)
Ranking Among All Projects:______
Prior Riparian Corridor, Farmland Protection or Urban Revitalization Projects under the Clean Ohio Fund in this or other Public Works Commission Districts to submitting an application for a grant, an applicant that is a park district or similar park authority shall submit a copy of the application to the legislative authority of each county, township, and municipal corporation in which the proposed project will be located (advisory H.B. 385)
Not later than 21 days after receipt of the copy of the application, the legislative authority may adopt a resolution objecting to the proposed project (advisory H.B. 385)Clean Ohio Fund – Section 164.23 – CPark District or Park Authority