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TITLE 31NATURAL RESOURCES AND CONSERVATION
PART 2TEXAS PARKS AND WILDLIFE DEPARTMENT
CHAPTER 61DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION
SUBCHAPTER EGUIDELINES FOR ADMINISTRATION OF TEXAS LOCAL PARKS, RECREATION, AND OPEN SPACE FUND PROGRAM
RULE §61.131Policy

It is the Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission policy that the executive director shall administer local projects in accord with the following guidelines with interpretation of intent to be made to provide the greatest number of outdoor recreational opportunities for Texas in accord with priorities of the Texas Outdoor Recreation Plan. In keeping with this policy, local projects will not be approved from the Texas Local Parks, Recreation, and Open Space Fund and the Federal Land and Water Conservation Fund Program unless extraordinary circumstances dictate that high priority public needs will not be met without the full or partial funding of both programs.

  (1) Section 61.81 of this title (relating to Application Procedures), the procedural guide for Land and Water Conservation Fund Program, is adopted for the Texas Local Parks, Recreation, and Open Space Fund Program.

  (2) Section 61.121 of this title (relating to Policy), guidelines for administration of Local Land and Water Conservation Fund projects, is adopted for the Texas Local Parks, Recreation, and Open Space Fund Program, except all references to the state liaison officer shall mean the executive director.

  (3) Section 61.81 of this title, the procedural guide for Land and Water Conservation Fund Program, is adopted by reference for the Texas Recreation and Parks Account. Copies may be obtained from Texas Parks and Wildlife Department, Grants Program, 4200 Smith School Road, Austin, Texas 78744, (512) 389-4948.

  (4) Section 61.121 of this title, guidelines for administration of Local Land and Water Conservation Fund Program and guidelines for administration of Texas Local Parks, Recreation, and Open Space Fund projects are adopted by reference for the Texas Recreation and Parks Account. Copies may be obtained from Texas Parks and Wildlife Department, Grants Program, 4200 Smith School Road, Austin, Texas 78744, (512) 389-4948.


Source Note: The provisions of this §61.131 adopted to be effective June 30, 1980, 5 TexReg 2401; amended to be effective December 31, 1993, 18 TexReg 9771; amended to be effective July 15, 2014, 39 TexReg 5407

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