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WVC 18 - 9 C- 6 §18-9C-6. Submission of plans; approval; incentive provisions.
Each county shall be entitled to receive the sum of two hundred thousand dollars as hereinafter set forth. Each county board shall be required to submit unto the state board a comprehensive plan or plans encompassing, but not necessarily limited to, its proposed use of the grant funds and those remaining funds set forth for each county in the distribution schedule of section five of this article. The county board shall be required to resubmit said plan or plans as, in the determination of the state board, said action is necessary to meet the rules and regulations authorized under this article. The state board shall approve or disapprove said submitted plan or plans. within ninety days of the date of submission of said plans. Once said plan or plans are approved and, in the determination of the state board, the project or projects are ready to be undertaken, the state board shall distribute the amount to the respective counties equal to that amount due under the distribution schedule contained in section five of this article.

Notwithstanding any other provision of this article, priority in the approval of submitted plan or plans shall be given to any county which satisfactorily shows to the state board that it has sufficient resources, through grants, gifts, excess levies, county bond funds, or any other money available to county boards, with which to defray the cost of its plan or plans where said plan or plans call for total expenditures in excess of the amounts designated for that county under the distribution schedule in section five of this article: Provided, That this requirement shall, in no way, deter the distribution to a county, with an approved plan or plans, which county has at least eighty percent of its bonding potential obligated.

In any event, at the end of two years from the effective date of this legislation, all counties' eligibility to their entitlement shall vest; however, said counties shall not receive said moneys until their comprehensive plan or plans have been approved by the state board.

Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2013 1st Special Session
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