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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION,
PUBLIC TRANSIT DIVISION

 

DIVISION 10

THE SPECIAL TRANSPORTATION FUND

FORMULA PROGRAM

 

732-010-0005

Formula Program

(1) Revenues from the STF are made available annually.

(2) STF Agencies may apply at any time.

(3) Money is paid regularly to the STF Agency upon approval of its application, and submission of reports required by OAR 732-005-0051.

(4) In order to be eligible to receive Formula Program moneys, the STF Agency has, or will have, one or more Projects eligible for funding, as specified by OAR 732-005-0016.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 184.616, 184.619 & 391.810
Stats. Implemented: ORS 391.800 - 391.830
Hist.: PTD 1-1990, f. & cert. ef. 5-31-90; PTD 2-2004, f. 12-16-04, cert. ef. 1-1-05

732-010-0010

Formula Distribution

For those STF moneys distributed by formula:

(1) The Division will distribute STF moneys regularly, and at least quarterly.

(2) Each January, prior to the state biennium, the Division will estimate the STF moneys to be distributed during the biennium:

(a) The estimate will include the reconciliation of STF receipts from prior years and funds unclaimed by STF Agencies; and

(b) If necessary, the estimate may be adjusted during the biennium, in January, to reflect actual tax receipts and other revenues contributing to the STF moneys.

(3) Formula allocation moneys will be made available to STF Agencies on the basis of population distribution:

(a) Each STF Agency will receive a portion of the moneys based on their share of the state's population;

(b) The county population of STF Agencies that are counties and Districts will be determined by the most recent annual estimate of population of cities and counties by the State Board of Higher Education (ORS 190.510 to 190.610); and

(c) Each Indian Tribe that is a STF Agency will receive STF moneys as share of their tribal population residing in Oregon:

(A) Tribal population is defined as the members of each tribe residing in Oregon;

(B) Each Indian Tribe will provide to the Division its population residing in Oregon by county of residence; and

(C) The tribal populations will be subtracted from county populations before calculating the population of the Districts and counties.

(4) The Division will supplement the Formula Allocation with Discretionary Account moneys as necessary to ensure that each STF Agency receives the Minimum Allocation or the Formula Allocation, whichever is greater.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 184.616, 184.619 & 391.810
Stats. Implemented: ORS 391.800 - 391.830
Hist.: PTD 1-1986, f. & ef. 1-10-86; PTD 1-1987, f. & ef. 11-24-87; PTD 1-1989(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 12-29-89; PTD 1-1990, f. & cert. ef. 5-31-90; Renumbered from 732-005-0015(2-5); PTD 1-2004(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 7-15-04 thru 1-10-05; PTD 2-2004, f. 12-16-04, cert. ef. 1-1-05

732-010-0015

Application Procedures for Formula Program Moneys

(1) The Division will inform each STF Agency of the amount of Formula Program moneys for which they are eligible.

(2) To apply for Formula Program moneys, the STF Agency will submit a completed application on forms supplied by the Division.

(3) The information required in the application will be sufficient to ensure that the requirements of these rules are met.

(4) An authorized official of the STF Agency will sign the application.

(5) A STF Agency may apply for funds at any time.

(6) If a STF Agency fails to apply for Formula Program moneys, the moneys will remain available to the STF Agency for a period not to exceed three years.

(a) Funds held by the Division due to failure to apply will not accrue interest; and

(b) The Administrative Allotment will be available during the year of application.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 184.616, 184.619 & 391.810
Stats. Implemented: ORS 391.810 - 391.830
Hist.: PTD 1-1986, f. & ef. 1-10-86; PTD 1-1987, f. & ef. 11-24-87; PTD 1-1989(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 12-29-89; PTD 1-1990, f. & cert. ef. 5-31-90; Renumbered from 732-005-0020; PTD 2-2004, f. 12-16-04, cert. ef. 1-1-05

732-010-0020

Formula Program Application Review

(1) The Division will review and approve Formula Program applications:

(a) The Division will consider material submitted in the application as the basis for application approval; and

(b) The Division may ask for further information or clarification.

(2) The Division may disapprove the application and, if disapproved, will inform the STF Agency of the reason for disapproval.

(a) Reasons for disapproval may include, and are not limited to, the following:

(A) No Advisory Committee or improper membership;

(B) Advisory Committee failure to meet and confer;

(C) STF Agency failure to confer with the Advisory Committee;

(D) A Recipient that is ineligible;

(E) For Formula Program applications by Districts, disproportionate allocation inside and outside District boundaries;

(F) The use of STF moneys to supplant the STF Agency's local appropriation currently used to provide transportation services benefiting the Elderly and People with Disabilities; and

(G) Proposed Projects are not eligible for funding in accordance with OAR 732-005-0000 to 732-010-0045.

(b) Disapproved formula program applications may be improved and resubmitted by the STF Agency.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 184.616, 184.619 & 391.810
Stats. Implemented: ORS 391.800 - 391.830
Hist.: PTD 1-1986, f. & ef. 1-10-86; PTD 1-1987, f. & ef. 11-24-87; PTD 1-1989(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 12-29-89; PTD 1-1990, f. & cert. ef. 5-31-90; Renumbered from 732-005-0030; PTD 2-2004, f. 12-16-04, cert. ef. 1-1-05

732-010-0025

Submission of Amended Formula Program Applications

(1) The STF Agency may amend their application at any time by filing an amended application with the Division.

(2) The STF Agency will retain authority over costs and allocations within its jurisdiction and may shift funds among Recipients and Projects identified in an application approved by the Division as necessary for the desired services:

(a) The STF Agency will submit an amended application if there are additional Recipients or Projects;

(b) Changes in the distribution of funds among already approved Recipients do not require Division approval. The STF Agency will notify the Division of any changes; and

(c) Changes in the Advisory Committee do not require an amended application.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 184.616, 184.619 & 391.810
Stats. Implemented: ORS 391.810 - 391.830
Hist.: PTD 1-1986, f. & ef. 1-10-86; PTD 1-1987, f. & ef. 11-24-87; PTD 1-1989(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 12-29-89; PTD 1-1990, f. & cert. ef. 5-31-90; Renumbered from 732-005-0035; PTD 2-2004, f. 12-16-04, cert. ef. 1-1-05

732-010-0030

Disbursement of Formula Program Moneys

(1) Upon approval of the application for the Formula Program moneys, the Division will enter into an agreement with the STF Agency.

(2) After the agreement is signed by both parties, the Division will disburse the moneys.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 184.616, 184.619 & 391.810
Stats. Implemented: ORS 391.810 - 391.830
Hist.: PTD 1-1986, f. & ef. 1-10-86; PTD 1-1987, f. & ef. 11-24-87; PTD 1-1989(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 12-29-89; PTD 1-1990, f. & cert. ef. 5-31-90; Renumbered from 732-005-0040; PTD 2-2004, f. 12-16-04, cert. ef. 1-1-05; PTD 2-2004, f. 12-16-04, cert. ef. 1-1-05

732-010-0035

STF Agency's Distribution of Formula Program Moneys

(1) The STF Agency will determine the purposes for which the Formula Program moneys will be used, in accordance with their STF Plan.

(2) The STF Agency may use procedures of its choice to distribute Formula Program moneys.

(3) The STF Agency that is a District is responsible for funding Projects benefiting the Elderly and People with Disabilities both within its boundaries and outside them in the surrounding county(ies):

(a) Projects outside the district will receive a proportionate amount of the Formula Program moneys based on the population outside the District;

(b) The proportion is based on the last decennial federal census; and

(c) The District will report the distribution of Formula Program moneys in its application to the Division.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 184.616, 184.619 & 391.810
Stats. Implemented: ORS 391.800 - 391.830
Hist.: PTD 1-1986, f. & ef. 1-10-86; PTD 1-1987, f. & ef. 11-24-87; PTD 1-1989(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 12-29-89; PTD 1-1990, f. & cert. ef. 5-31-90; Renumbered from 732-005-0045; PTD 1-2004(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 7-15-04 thru 1-10-05; PTD 2-2004, f. 12-16-04, cert. ef. 1-1-05

732-010-0045

Redistribution of Program Funds

For formula moneys, the Division will redistribute funds that have not been requested after three years to participating STF Agencies.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 184.616, 184.619 & 391.810
Stats. Implemented: ORS 391.800 - 391.830
Hist.: PTD 1-1986, f. & ef. 1-10-86; PTD 1-1987, f. & ef. 11-24-87; PTD 1-1989(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 12-29-89; PTD 1-1990, f. & cert. ef. 5-31-90; Renumbered from 732-005-0055; PTD 2-2004, f. 12-16-04, cert. ef. 1-1-05

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