<html> <head> <title>Rule 12:03:01:31 Criteria for establishing priorities in watershed planning.</title> <META NAME="Keywords" Content="Administrative Rules 12:03:01:31"> <META NAME="Description" Content="Administrative Rules 12:03:01:31 Criteria for establishing priorities in watershed planning."> <meta name=Generator content="Microsoft Office HTML Filter 2.0"> <meta http-equiv=Content-Type content="text/html; charset=windows-1252"> <meta name=Originator content="Microsoft Word 10"> <style> <!-- --> </style> </head> <body lang=EN-US> <div> <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; <b>12:03:01:31.&nbsp;&nbsp;Criteria for establishing priorities in watershed planning.</b> The following criteria shall be used in the evaluation of watershed projects receiving federal assistance:</p> <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; (1)&nbsp;&nbsp;Organization of a watershed district or any ad hoc group authorized to form by resolution of the cooperating agencies;</p> <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; (2)&nbsp;&nbsp;The willingness of people to accept their responsibility for resource treatment and long-term management, easements for rights-of-way, structures, and long-term maintenance costs;</p> <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; (3)&nbsp;&nbsp;The percentage of resource treatment applied, the interest of local people in resource treatment, and the expected rate of application of resource treatment practices;</p> <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; (4)&nbsp;&nbsp;The possibility of multiple benefits and extent of use of these benefits;</p> <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; (5)&nbsp;&nbsp;The percentage of benefits and the cost-benefit ratio;</p> <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; (6)&nbsp;&nbsp;The capacity of the applicable federal agency to develop a plan;</p> <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; (7)&nbsp;&nbsp;The willingness of the local watershed steering committee and conservation district supervisors to appear before the commission and present their plan.</p> <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; <b>Source:</b> SL 1975, ch 16, &nbsp;1; transferred from &nbsp;34:25:01:19, effective July 1, 1975; transferred from 12:03:01:19, 12 SDR 128, 12 SDR 154, effective July 1, 1986; 21 SDR 90, effective November 14, 1994.</p> <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; <b>General Authority:</b> SDCL <A HREF="/statutes/DisplayStatute.aspx?Type=Statute&Statute=38-7-8">38-7-8</A>, <A HREF="/statutes/DisplayStatute.aspx?Type=Statute&Statute=46A-14-12">46A-14-12.</A></p> <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; <b>Law Implemented:</b> SDCL <A HREF="/statutes/DisplayStatute.aspx?Type=Statute&Statute=46A-14-12">46A-14-12.</A></p> </div> </body> </html>