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Chapter 644

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  644.031.  Storm water control, first class counties, Kansas City and St. Louis — distribution of funds — plan required — contracts for construction to be made within eighteen months — unused funds returned to clean water commission — redistribution of fund to all eligible cities and counties — state to pay one-third of cost — distribution directly to districts in certain cities and counties. — 1.  The general assembly may appropriate funds to the clean water commission of the department of natural resources for the control of storm water in any county of the first classification or in any city with a population of more than four hundred thousand inhabitants, or in any city not within a county.  The commission shall administer and expend such funds in accordance with the terms of the appropriation.

  2.  The commission shall administer and expend such funds in the following manner:

  (1)  The funds shall be distributed based on the percentage of the population of a county or city that is eligible pursuant  to this section in relation to the combined population of all counties and cities that are eligible for such funds pursuant to this section, according to the most recent federal decennial census.  Participating counties or cities must have a comprehensive storm water control plan or study approved by the Missouri clean water commission, or a comparable study acceptable to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and approved by the commission, prior to being eligible, however, a comprehensive storm water control plan or study prepared by any city or other political subdivision within a participating county may be accepted by the clean water commission in lieu of a county plan or study;

  (2)  The commission shall obligate all funds appropriated under this section to qualifying political subdivisions for storm water projects or for a comprehensive storm water control plan or study approved by the Missouri clean water commission prior to the end of the fiscal year of the appropriation or reappropriation.  The political subdivisions receiving assistance under this section shall award all significant construction contracts for their projects within eighteen months of the appropriation or reappropriation;

  (3)  Any funds remaining unobligated at the end of the fiscal year together with any funds obligated for construction contracts which were not awarded within eighteen months of the appropriation or reappropriation shall be returned to the commission and redistributed in accordance with this section.

  3.  Funds authorized by the general assembly for storm water control to an eligible county or city may be expended for no more than one-third of the costs of any one storm water project.

  4.  Notwithstanding the other provisions of this section, in those cities or counties served by a sewer district established pursuant to Article VI, Section 30(a) of the Constitution of Missouri, any grants or loans awarded shall be disbursed directly to such district.


(L. 1977 H.B. 492 § 1, A.L. 1989 S.B. 444, A.L. 1995 H.B. 88, A.L. 1999 H.B. 450 and A.L. 1999 S.B. 160 & 82, A.L. 2011 H.B. 315)

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