TITLE 41: FIRE PROTECTION
CHAPTER I: OFFICE OF THE STATE FIRE MARSHAL
PART 291 SMALL EQUIPMENT GRANT PROGRAM
SECTION 291.70 TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF GRANT AGREEMENT
Section 291.70 Terms and Conditions of Grant Agreement
An applicant that has been approved to receive a grant under this program must enter into a Grant Agreement with the Office. The Grant Agreement shall contain the following terms:
a) Grants under this program will be paid to recipients when the application is approved.
b) Grant proceeds shall be used exclusively for the purposes listed in Section 291.20 and shall be expended in accordance with this Part and the Grant Agreement.
c) In the event that the grant proceeds are not expended in the manner approved, the fire department, upon written notification from the Office, shall refund the full amount of the grant award. Recovery of grant funds shall be accomplished in accordance with the Illinois Grant Funds Recovery Act [30 ILCS 705].
d) Use of grant proceeds shall be accounted for in accordance with standard accounting practices. The grantee shall provide documentation concerning the purchase of the equipment specified in the grant application, the cost of the equipment and the delivery of the equipment to the grantee by the vendor.
e) Grant recipients shall submit to the Office a report detailing how the grant proceeds were used. This expenditure report, to be submitted on a form supplied by the Office, shall be due not later than nine months following receipt of the grant.
f) The grantee is responsible for monitoring possession, use, condition and final disposition of the items purchased with grant funds.
g) Grant proceeds shall be included in the fire department's budget.