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SECTION 27-0505
Powers and duties of the commissioner
Environmental Conservation (ENV) CHAPTER 43-B, ARTICLE 27, TITLE 5
§ 27-0505. Powers and duties of the commissioner.

In administering and enforcing the provisions of this title, the
commissioner shall:

1. make an estimate of funds or appropriations for inclusion annually
in the executive budget for state aid under this title including section
27-0509 hereof;

2. receive applications for state aid in such form and containing such
information as he may require;

3. qualify municipalities for state aid and advise them concerning
such qualification;

4. in the cases of collection system development programs and
implementation feasibility projects, approve the geographical scope and
subject matter coverage thereof prior to commencement to work thereon;

5. approve prior to final payment the documents in respect to which
state aid has been sought;

6. approve vouchers for payment of state aid grants;

7. adopt guidelines setting forth criteria by which to evaluate the
eligibility and relative entitlement of municipalities for funding under
this title; and

8. perform such other and further acts and promulgate such further
rules and regulations as may be necessary, proper and desirable to carry
out effectively the provisions of this title.