24:52:10:08.  Allowable costs -- Nonconstruction. The following nonconstruction cost categories are allowable expenditures from the preservation fund:

          (1)  Administrative costs:

               (a)  Personnel services: Personnel salaries, benefits, and other personnel services expenditures to the extent that they protect, promote, and preserve historic resources consistent with this chapter;

               (b)  Contractual services: The cost of maintaining office and operational services through contract for functions carried out by preservation personnel;

               (c)  Travel: Transportation, lodging, per diem, and other costs associated with the travel of preservation personnel and the travel of others in support of historic preservation;

               (d)  Capital assets: Expenditures for equipment for operations in support of historic preservation activities. If significant periods of use of such equipment are devoted to work not directly benefiting historic preservation, the cost of purchase and operation shall be prorated between historic preservation and other funds;

               (e)  Supplies and materials: The costs of office supplies used to support preservation personnel;

          (2)  Curation of documents and artifacts: Repair, storage, and preservation of historical documents, photos, artifacts, and other materials related to the history of Deadwood and its environs;

          (3)  Historical interpretation: The preparation, presentation, and exhibition of historic preservation information used to educate the public on the subject of Deadwood history, preservation, and restoration;

          (4)  Historical and archaeological research: Costs associated with excavations, research, and other activities which locate, protect, and interpret historical and archaeological materials relating to the history of Deadwood;

          (5)  Legal expenses: Legal fees and associated costs that are in the direct interest of the preservation of historic property in Deadwood;

          (6)  Lobbying: The provision of information to legislative bodies and elected officials if the policies supported and the positions taken support the preservation of historic resources in Deadwood;

          (7)  Marketing: Research, data analysis, promotional materials or productions, and advertising, advertising campaigns, or costs associated with the organization, administration, or production of marketing activities if those materials and products focus on the historic character, historical development, or historic images of Deadwood;

          (8)  Growth management: Growth management activities, including plans for the physical development of the city and its broader environs, plans for the city's historic preservation program, and plans and specifications for facilities construction, including costs of expert technical or procedural advice, if such activities conform to historic preservation standards, policies, and plans;

          (9)  Preservation commission education: Support for educational information, seminars, workshops, and travel in the interest of assisting preservation commission members to study historic preservation. Each commission member shall receive training annually on historic preservation;

          (10)  Management of historic property: Costs of managing individual historic properties, including personal services, operating expenses, and other expenses associated with protecting or promoting historic property. Expenditures for operating property may include any activity or enterprise designed to support historic property or historic preservation in Deadwood;

          (11)  Real estate costs: Purchase of all or a partial interest in historic property; purchase of all or a partial interest in nonhistoric property if there is a direct and materially significant benefit to a particular historic structure or feature;

          (12)  Public education and public relations: Production charges, travel expenses, and other costs which directly benefit the preservation program in Deadwood by increasing the level of information generally known about historic restoration and preservation. This includes the production or providing of information on the history and preservation of Deadwood for people outside of Deadwood and providing information on historic preservation, growth management, and associated subjects;

          (13)  Technical support: The retention of expert or uncommon skills to support the city's historic preservation program;

          (14)  Visitor management: Expenditures for planning, preparation, and production of facilities and activities to accommodate visitors in Deadwood if those expenditures result in direct and material benefit to the historic qualities of the city; and

          (15)  Costs of city government substantively based on a formula mutually agreed upon by the city and the board related to historic preservation and allowable cost categories in this chapter.

          Source: 19 SDR 122, effective February 25, 1993; 28 SDR 182, effective July 10, 2002.

          General Authority:SDCL 42-7B-5, 42-7B-46.

          Law Implemented:SDCL 42-7B-5, 42-7B-46.

          Cross-References:

          Society of American Archivists: Basic Manual Series Archives and Manuscripts Conservation, 1983.

          Administration of Photographic Collections, 1984.

          Maps and Architectural Drawings, 1982.