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R510. Human Services, Aging and Adult Services.

Rule R510-105. "Out and About" Homebound Transportation Assistance Fund Rules.

As in effect on October 1, 2019

Table of Contents

R510-105-1. Authority and Purpose.

(1) The purpose of this rule is to provide guidelines for the equitable distribution of funds collected as a result of the special revenue fund created in Section 62A-3-110 to provide public transportation assistance for seniors or people with disabilities.

R510-105-2. Definitions.

(1) Qualified Organization means an organization that facilitates the provision of public transportation to aging persons, high risk adults or people with disabilities.

(2) Public Transportation means agencies or organizations that directly provide or reimburse for public transit; the transportation of passengers only, and their incidental baggage by means other than chartered bus, sightseeing bus, taxi, or other vehicle not on an individual passenger-fare-paying basis (defined in Section 17A-2-1004).

(3) Aging Persons means adults 60 years of age or older.

(4) High Risk Adults means adults from 18 to 60 years of age, not disabled as defined in Section 62-A-5-101, but requiring transportation assistance due to a demonstrated inability to provide private transportation or utilize available public transportation.

(5) People with disabilities means disabled persons as defined in Section 62A-5-101.

R510-105-3. Eligibility.

(1) Eligible grantees shall be limited to organizations that provide public transport and may be local or state government or incorporated profit or non-profit entities engaged in providing public transportation to aging persons, high risk adults or people with disabilities.

R510-105-4. Funding Sources.

(1) The fund will consist of:

(a) Private contributions.

(b) Donations or grants from public or private entities.

(c) Voluntary contributions collected under Section 53-3-214.8, less actual administrative costs associated with collecting and transferring the contributions.

(d) Interest and earnings on account monies.

R510-105-5. Administrative Costs.

(1) Administrative costs incurred by the Division in the administration of this program shall be paid from monies in the fund.

R510-105-6. Contract Implementation.

(1) In accordance with Title 62A, Chapter 3 awards shall be implemented by contracts between the Department of Human Services, Division of Aging and Adult Services and the contractor.

(2) Contract awards will be on an annual basis, to be effective on July 1 of the beginning of the fiscal year and must be used by June 30 of the following year.

(3) All applications for the funds will be reviewed by the State Board on Aging and Adult Services.

(4) The Board shall approve all awards.

(5) The Board reserves the right to decline to award any contracts during any fiscal year in which it deems that insufficient funds are available to reasonably fund a viable contract.

(6) Funds not awarded during one year will be available for award in subsequent years.

R510-105-7. Grant Application Evaluation.

(1) Grant applications will be evaluated by the State Board of Aging and Adult Services based upon the following criteria:

(a) The amount of matching funding committed by the applicant as a percentage of the funds available.

(b) The projected number of individuals the applicant estimates can be assisted by the funding as an estimated percentage of the eligible persons in the geographic area to be served.

(c) The degree to which the applicant's proposal develops a new, ongoing source of transportation assistance not already in existence.

(d) The application shall not presume ongoing financial support from this fund, beyond the initial grant, to support the applicant's proposal.

R510-105-8. Reporting and Audit.

(1) The grantee shall collect data and maintain records relating to the project in the format specified by the Division, such data and records to be provided to the Division as specified.

(2) The grantee shall maintain sufficient financial records to support the appropriate disbursement of grant funds, and shall agree to periodic program and fiscal audits by the Division as may be deemed necessary by the Board.

KEY

transportation, seniors, disabled

Date of Enactment or Last Substantive Amendment

March 14, 2003

Notice of Continuation

January 17, 2018

Authorizing, Implemented, or Interpreted Law

62A-3-110


Additional Information

Contact

For questions regarding the content or application of rules under Title R510, please contact the promulgating agency (Human Services, Aging and Adult Services). A list of agencies with links to their homepages is available at http://www.utah.gov/government/agencylist.html or from http://www.rules.utah.gov/contact/agencycontacts.htm.