Alaska Statutes.
Title 30. Navigation, Harbors, and Shipping
Chapter 15. State Participation in Port Facilities and Development
Section 20. Criteria For Establishing Eligibility.
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AS 30.15.020. Criteria For Establishing Eligibility.

(a) Before a grant may be awarded under this chapter, the commissioner shall determine that

(1) the grant is for a feasible project;

(2) the project is endorsed by resolution of the governing body of the sponsoring municipality on its own behalf, or on behalf of a service area in an organized borough if a service area is established to finance and construct port facilities and operate and maintain them once constructed; and

(3) the municipality can clearly demonstrate its ability to finance the local share of project costs.

(b) A grant may not be awarded under this chapter for a port facility development project until a study of its feasibility is conducted and submitted with the application for the grant. The project also must be justifiable on the basis of public convenience and necessity. The study shall be conducted by consultants, engineers, or other technical experts, who may be officers or employees of the municipality in making application for a grant.

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