Application Form - Southeast Watershed Alliance

advertisement
Green Infrastructure for NH Coastal Watershed Communities
APPLICATION FORM
Community Implementation Funding
Green Infrastructure for NH Coastal Watershed Communities
Finding better ways to control stormwater
Applications must be received by 4:00pm on May 31, 2013.
Submissions may be mailed or emailed.
Mail: Julie LaBranche, Rockingham Planning Commission, 156 Water
Street, Exeter, NH 03833 or Email: [email protected]
Using the format below, please respond to each of the 8 application elements. Supporting
documents may be attached when requested or necessary; however, for documents that are
archived on a website URL references are preferred.
Please keep responses to each of the 8 application elements to the minimum necessary (for
example, one page or less). To the extent possible when emailing the application, keep the
number of files to a minimum by combining files such as PDF’s and other types of
documents.
Note: For application scoring purposes, points are assigned to each of the 8 application
elements for a total possible score of 100 points.
MUNICIPAL INFORMATION
Municipality:
Address:
Primary Contact - Name:
Primary Contact – Phone and Email:
Community Implementation Funding Application
page 1
Green Infrastructure for NH Coastal Watershed Communities
Municipal and Community Support (25/100 points)
The implementation community must demonstrate formal, on-going support for the project
objectives through letters of commitment from the municipal council or board of selectmen.
Additional letters of commitment will help the project especially by the boards and/or
commissions that are critical to the fulfillment of the applicant’s objectives (i.e. Planning Board,
Department of Public Works, Conservation Commission, etc.).
1.
Experience with Green Infrastructure/ Stormwater Management (25/100 points)
The implementation community should be actively pursuing innovative stormwater management
or green infrastructure approaches demonstrated by any or all of the following:
2.
a) Support for stormwater control or water quality protection in the Master Plan or other
town documents (please describe)
b) On-going initiatives or past adoption of regulatory, planning and policy measures for
stormwater management, water quality or water resource management (please describe).
c) Successful implementation of best management practices, green infrastructure or low
impact development practices; and any other stormwater projects or initiatives (please
describe).
d) The implementation community should be committed to engaging and informing
community members about their project implementation efforts (please describe).
Identified Problem or Needs (25/100 points) – maps or photos may also be attached.
The implementation community should be able to identify specific elements from the GI toolbox
that they would like to implement. (Note: the project team will give greater weight to projects
that can successfully be implemented by the Fall of 2013).
3.
Community Outreach and Engagement (10/100 points)
The implementation community should be able and willing to share experiences with other
watershed communities through assistance with the development of case-studies, interviews,
participation in future outreach activities and willingness to continue work with the GISCC
project team. Please describe your willingness and availability to meet this requirement.
4.
Community Implementation Funding Application
page 2
Green Infrastructure for NH Coastal Watershed Communities
Match or in-kind Contribution (15/100 points)
The implementation community should be willing to commit resources in the form of personnel,
materials equipment or volunteer time. Some form of contribution is required, but we
understand that available resources vary by community.
5.
All applicants are required to provide a response to the following two elements, however
these elements will not be scored.
6. Project Management
The implementation community must designate a lead point of contact assigned to manage the
project and interact with the Project Team. Please describe your community’s ability to meet
this requirement.
7. Project Sustainability
The implementation community must commit to full ownership of the GI product developed
through the project, and the sustainability of that resource over time. This may include
maintenance of constructed BMPs, enforcement of standards, and other activities as appropriate.
Please describe your community’s ability to meet this requirement.
Community Implementation Funding Application
page 3
Download