§5B-2-4a. State allocation to regional councils.
The West Virginia development office may enter into
contractual agreements with the regional councils formed under the
provisions of section five, article twenty-five, chapter eight of
this code to provide funding to the regional councils to be used to
obtain federal matching grants and for other purposes determined to
be appropriate by the development office. The maximum state
allocation to each eligible regional council shall be forty
thousand dollars: Provided, That the amount of the allocation
shall be determined by dividing the number of eligible regional
councils into the total amount of funds made available for
allocation by the Legislature. The West Virginia development
office shall develop criteria to determine a regional council's
eligibility for the state allocation.