90-2-1111. State and local grants. (1) A department, agency, board, commission, or other division of state government or any city, county, or other political subdivision or tribal government within the state may apply, in accordance with the procedures established by the department, for a grant from the natural resources projects state special revenue account established in 15-38-302 for a project that is consistent with the policy and purpose of the reclamation and development grants program.
(3) The department shall solicit and consider in its evaluation of applications the views of interested persons and public agencies.
(4) Based on its evaluation of eligible applications, the department shall recommend to the governor projects to receive grants from the natural resources projects state special revenue account established in 15-38-302.
(5) The governor shall submit all proposals, with the governor's recommended priorities, to the legislature by the first day of any regular legislative session. The legislature may approve by appropriation or other appropriate means grants for those projects it finds consistent with the policies and purposes of the reclamation and development grants program. The department shall administer and oversee the grants to approved projects and monitor the projects.