Match Eliminated for Block Grant Program. The matching requirement for the 2002 Resources Bond Act RZH Block Grant Program has been eliminated with the passage of AB 1747 (Chapter 240, Statutes of 2003). The matching requirement for all Park Bond Act of 2000 RZH programs and the competitive 2002 Resources Bond Act RZH Urban and Non Urban Programs still applies.
Revised Guidelines Available: Due to the elimination of the match requirement, the Procedural Guide for the 2002 Resources Bond Act RZH Block Grant Program has been revised.
Revised RZH Block Grant Procedural Guide:
Funds available for Block Grants: $154,961,000.
Funds for this program were budgeted effective July 1, 2003
The Block Grant funds are allocated to eligible cities, counties, and districts based on population and location within urbanized and heavily urbanized areas.
• Acquisition of park and recreation lands and facilities
• Development/rehabilitation of park and recreation lands
• Special Major Maintenance of park and recreation lands
• Innovative Recreation Programs
Note: Special Major Maintenance and/or Innovative
Recreation Programs may not exceed 30% of grant