10.45.08.03

.03 Negotiation and Award.

A. An applicant approved by the Commission for a grant award pursuant to Regulation .02 of this chapter shall, in collaboration with the Commission, develop grant specifications concerning:

(1) Performance milestones;

(2) Deliverables;

(3) A grant disbursement schedule;

(4) Monitoring and evaluation requirements;

(5) Data requirements; and

(6) The project's final budget.

B. Upon its approval of grant specifications proposed by the applicant pursuant to §A of this regulation, the Commission shall perfect the grant award according to the terms of the successful proposal, as modified by the specifications negotiated pursuant to §A of this regulation and agreed to by the Commission and the grantee.

C. In the event the Commission and an applicant selected pursuant to Regulation .02C(5) of this chapter are unable to agree on the specifications listed in §A of this regulation, either the Commission or the applicant may withdraw.

D. In the event of a withdrawal from negotiations pursuant to §C of this regulation, the Commission may, in its sole discretion, make an additional selection or selections, pursuant to Regulation .02C(5)(a) of this chapter, from applicants who submitted high-scoring proposals that were not chosen in the Commission's original selection pursuant to Regulation .02C(5)(a) of this chapter.