Contract Management 2016
$150,000 the second year is to the commissioner of natural resources for contract management duties assigned in this section. The commissioner shall provide an accomplishment plan in the form specified by the Lessard-Sams Outdoor Heritage Council on the expenditure of this appropriation. The accomplishment plan must include a copy of the grant contract template and reimbursement manual. No money may be expended prior to Lessard-Sams Outdoor Heritage Council approval of the accomplishment plan.
Ensures that OHF funds are spent appropriately and funds are reimbursed expediently so project work continues..
Provide continued contract management and customer service to OHF pass-through appropriation recipients. Ensure funds are expended in compliance with appropriation law, state statute, grants policies, and approved accomplishment plans.
This appropriation will be used to provide continued contract management services to pass-through recipients of Outdoor Heritage Fund dollars appropriated to the Commissioner of Natural Resources. The major components of contract management include: grant agreements and amendments, training, technical support, reporting, fiscal monitoring, reimbursement request review and processing, and grant close-out. The goal of the DNR Grants Unit is to provide grantees with one consistent point of contact for their agreements and excellent customer service.