02 NCAC 60B .0805          PROCEDURES

(a)  All normal requests will be honored on a "first‑come first‑serve basis" within the limits of manpower available.  Recipients that cannot be assisted immediately will be notified accordingly and placed in priority on a waiting list.  The secretary may elect to provide services on other than a "first‑come first‑serve" basis in extraordinary situations.  The secretary may delegate this responsibility.  Examples of extraordinary situations are natural disasters or situations that present unique opportunities for use of grants to communities.

(b)  Services will be provided directly to community and urban area recipients and public recipients only:

(1)           Following the request for assistance, the program will be explained to the prospective recipients by staff personnel of the division of forest resources.

(2)           Technical assistance will be provided to qualifying communities, urban areas and private recipients only after the governing body:

(A)          establishes a local tree ordinance, and

(B)          appoints a tree board.

 

History Note:        Authority G.S. 106-22; 106-1001; 143B‑10(j);

Eff. August 8, 1978;

Transferred from 15A NCAC 09C .1005 Eff. May 1, 2012.