COST-SHARE ASSISTANCE PROGRAM

Cost-Share Assistance Application is  Closed. 

 

The next funding cycle will begin April 2018.

 

 

Eligible Applicants: Any person addressing a natural resource problem who owns land within the Edgewood Soil & Water Conservation District boundaries is eligible.



 Projects within city limits are not eligible. 

All applicants must provide a copy of

their current county tax bill. 



Categories for applications:

  • Urban: 1 lot – 639 acres
  • Farm / Ranch: Determined by the Farm Service Agency specifications (Schedule F)
  • Community: Senior Citizens Center, Parks, Schools, Churches, etc.

 

Payments:

  • Payment will be made on 75% of the actual cost of the project.
  • Maximum payment for all projects will be $4500 per year, per landowner.
  • Original receipts must be submitted for reimbursement.
  • Reimbursement will not be made for the purchase of tools.

 

WATER HARVESTING PROJECTS ON NEW CONSTRUCTION OR WHERE MANDATED BY THE COUNTY WILL NOT BE APPROVED.

 

Eligible Practices Include: Brush Management, Critical Area Planting, Cross Fencing, Diversion, Water Harvesting, Windbreaks, Windbreak Drip Irrigation Systems, Forest Stand Improvement, Irrigation Pipeline, Low Energy Precision Application (LEPA) Conversion, Livestock Pipeline. (Others practices may be eligible)

 

Payments will be made on the following basis:

  1. Landowner must complete cost share application identifying resource concerns, specific practices needed, and detailed conservation impacts.
  2. Practices must meet ESWCD and/or NRCS specifications. Specifications will be provided.
  3. The Edgewood Soil & Water Conservation District staff will provide technical assistance.
  4. A plan showing a specific design and estimated total cost will be provided to the applicant for approval.
  5. PROJECT CANNOT BEGIN PRIOR TO RANKING AND NOTIFICATION IN WRITING FROM THE DISTRICT. ALL INVOICES MUST BE DATED WITHIN THE CURRENT FISCAL YEAR. ANY INVOICES DATED BEFORE WILL NOT BE REIMBURSED.
  6. Reimbursable construction can began after the District and the applicant sign the Project Agreement.
  7. Landowner must submit original receipts for reimbursement.
  8. Projects must be completed within the fiscal year (July 1, - June 30th).
  9. When the practice is 100% complete district staff will inspect the practice for approval for payment.
  10. Payment will be mailed to landowner within 30 days of inspection.
  11. Spot checks of the practice will be performed to ensure compliance.

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Board Meeting Schedule

 

August 3, 2017

9:00 AM

 

September 7, 2017

10:00 AM

 

October 6, 2017

Annual Meeting

6:00 PM

 

 

August Board Meeting Agenda
August 2017 Agenda.pdf
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