SCIP & LTIP Project Selection Funds allocated to 19 Districts on per capita basis Committees of local government & private sector representatives (ORC 164.04) Local decision-making: projects scored/ranked based on factors in state law (ORC 164.06 & 164.14) but methodologies vary by district
Program Schedule July-Sept: Application solicitation period. Sept-Dec: Districts review & score applications. Dec-Mar: Districts submit applications to OPWC. Jan-Jun: OPWC reviews/approves district recommendations. July 1 st : Project agreements released.
Small Government $15M Grants and loans to villages & townships with pop in unincorporated areas < 5,000 Up to 7 apps per District 30-day cure period Selection in May; Agreements July 1st
Emergency Funds $3M Immediate Health & Safety threat Typically natural disaster type situation; NOT delayed maintenance Year-round submission; approval at Director’s discretion
Tips for Success Plan Know methodology Be complete, clear & concise Attend project review meetings