LoCIP PROGRAM UPDATES & ADVISORIES:
UPDATE - June 10, 2020 - LoCIP FUNDS CANNOT BE USED FOR COVID-19-RELATED EXPENDITURES
LoCIP funds cannot be used for COVID-19-related expenditures. COVID-19-related expenditures should first be submitted through FEMA. To submit your COVID-19-related expenditures to FEMA, please contact your region coordinator at CT-DEMHS. If the expenditure is not reimbursable through FEMA, then the expenditure should be submitted through the Municipal Coronavirus Relief Fund (CRF) Program.
Update Issued 5/6/2020 - Process for submitting LoCIP forms when forms cannot be signed due to remote working:
Due to the COVID situation and the practice of remote working, if you are unable to obtain an original signature of the Town Manager/Mayor/First Selectman on either the LoCIP Project Authorization Request or the LoCIP Reimbursement Request, please follow the following process:
- The form must be submitted from the CEO’s (Town Manager, Mayor or First Selectman) email address
- The form must be submitted to LoCIP.Submit@ct.gov
- The body of the email MUST include one or both of the following statements with the highlighted areas completed. There is a statement for Project Authorization Requests, and there is a statement for Reimbursement Requests.
- Please use the appropriate statement which corresponds with the type of form(s) being submitted.
Statement to be included in the body of the email accompanying LoCIP Project Authorization:
“I, [ENTER NAME AND TITLE], approve for submission the attached LoCIP Project Authorization Request in the amount of [$ ENTER AMOUNT] for [ENTER PROJECT NAME]. I certify that the information being submitted is accurate, complete, and consistent with LoCIP program guidelines”.
Statement to be included in the body of the email accompanying LoCIP Reimbursement Request:
“I, [ENTER NAME AND TITLE], approve for submission the attached LoCIP Reimbursement Request for [ENTER LoCIP PROJET #] in the amount of [enter $ amount of reimbursement]. I certify that the information being submitted is accurate, complete, and consistent with LoCIP program guidelines”.
IMPORTANT MESSAGE! AS OF MARCH 23, 2020 ALL FORMS MUST BE SUBMITTED IN PDF FORMAT TO:
The above address is for the submission of forms only. Questions sent to the above address cannot be answered.
If you have questions, please email Kathleen.Taylor@ct.gov
PAPER COPIES SENT VIA REGULAR MAIL WILL NO LONGER BE ACCEPTED.
PLEASE ONLY USE THE REVISED FORMS WHICH CAN BE FOUND ON THE FORMS PAGE.
PLEASE REVIEW THE REVISED GUIDELINES FOR UPDATED PROGRAM AND SUBMISSION INFORMATION.
LoCIP PROGRAM BACKGROUND INFORMATION:
To provide reimbursement to cities, towns and boroughs for specific capital projects (such as road, bridge or sewer construction) as fully defined in Connecticut General Statutes Section 7-536(a)4, and to encourage development of a five year Local Capital Improvement Plan by the towns. (Such a Plan gives a general description, need for, estimated cost of and proposed funding source for each individual capital improvement in the first year of the Plan.)
Eligibility: Any town, city, borough, consolidated town and city or consolidated town and borough.
During February - OPM calculates town entitlements.
By March 1 - OPM notifies municipalities of new entitlement amounts, and provides revised LoCIP Guidelines and forms to towns.
Statutory References: Connecticut General Statutes (CGS): Sections 7-535 to 7- 538
Regulatory References: Not applicable.
Funding Source(s): State: Bond Funds (100%).
Account Number: 12050 - 40254 - 13046 - 55050.
Catalogue of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) Number: Not applicable.
General Statement of Process: Annually calculates an Annual Entitlement amount based upon the formula contained in CGS: Section 7- 536(c) for each eligible applicant. Provides municipalities with requisite guidance and forms. Approves projects and approves reimbursements. Prepares and certifies Payment Lists for the Comptroller.
Questions? Contact Kathy Taylor @ 860-418-6379, or via email @ Kathleen.Taylor@ct.gov