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Updated Secure Rural Schools Act FAQs Title I & Title III


Posted Date: 
September 4, 2012
Contact: 
Rick Alexander, Secure Rural Schools Act, National Program Manager

The links contained in this posting contain very valuable information, in particular the allowable uses of Title III County funds.  MACo encourages Commissioners, Clerks, and Sheriffs to read the information on through these links thoroughly to assure your county is in compliance with allowed uses and are following the appropriate processes required:

Updated  Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) for title I and title III have been posted on the Forest Service website, www.fs.usda.gov/pts

The updates are in response to the 2012 reauthorization and to the recommendations made by the Government Accountability Office (GAO) report entitled, “Payments to Counties:  More Clarity Could Help Ensure County Expenditures Are Consistent with Key Parts of the Secure Rural Schools Act (GAO-12-775, July 2012).  The GAO  report may be viewed at http://www.gao.gov/products/GAO-12-775

http://www.fs.usda.gov/main/pts/securepayments/faqs

http://www.fs.usda.gov/main/pts/countyfunds/faqs
 

Rick Alexander | ralexander@fs.fed.us | 360 891-5162