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Register April 2016 No. 724
Chapter NR 50
ADMINISTRATION OF OUTDOOR RECREATION PROGRAM GRANTS AND STATE AIDS
NR 50.01   Purpose.
NR 50.02   Applicability.
NR 50.03   Definitions.
NR 50.05   General provisions.
NR 50.06   LAWCON program.
NR 50.09   County snowmobile aids.
NR 50.10   Aids to cities, villages or towns for route signs.
NR 50.11   Aids to snowmobile clubs.
NR 50.12   Law enforcement aids to counties (ch. 350, Stats.).
NR 50.125   Law enforcement aids to counties (s. 23.33, Stats.).
NR 50.13   Law enforcement aids to municipalities.
NR 50.14   County fish and wildlife aid.
NR 50.15   Wildlife habitat development on county forests.
NR 50.17   Shooting range development.
NR 50.19   Scenic urban waterways grant program.
NR 50.21   National recreational trails program.
NR 50.23   Wildlife damage control grants for urban areas.
Ch. NR 50 Note Note: The following recreational aids programs are found elsewhere: Motorcycle Recreation Program, ch. NR 65 and Recreational Boating Facilities Program, ch. NR 7.
Ch. NR 50 Note Note: Chapter NR 50 as it existed on March 31, 1975 was repealed and a new ch. NR 50 was created, effective April 1, 1975.
NR 50.01 NR 50.01Purpose. The purpose of this chapter is to establish procedures for implementation of various recreational aids programs under ss. 20.370 (5) (cy), 23.09 (11), (12), (17m), (19), (20) and (26), 23.094, 23.195, 23.30 (3) (h), 30.275, 30.277, 30.79 and 350.12 (4), Stats., and 16 USC 460d, 460L-4, et seq., 669 et seq., 1261, 1262 and 26 USC 9503 (6), 9511.
NR 50.01 History History: Cr. Register, May, 1983, No. 329, eff. 6-1-83; am. Register, April, 1984, No. 340, eff. 5-1-84; am. Register, November, 1986, No. 371, eff. 12-1-86; am. Register, April, 1989, No. 400, eff. 5-1-89; am. Register, February, 1996, No. 482, eff. 3-1-96; correction made under s. 13.93 (2m) (b) 7., Stats., Register, December, 1999, No. 528.
NR 50.02 NR 50.02Applicability. The provisions of this chapter are applicable to all sponsors of recreational aid programs under ss. 20.370 (5) (cy), 23.09 (11), (12), (17m), (19), (20) and (26), 23.094, 23.195, 23.30 (3) (h), 30.275, 30.277, 30.79 and 350.12 (4), Stats., and 16 USC 460d, 460L-4, et seq., 669 et seq., 1261, 1262 and 26 USC 9503 (6), 9511.
NR 50.02 History History: Cr. Register, March, 1975, No. 231, eff. 4-1-75; cr. (6), Register, March, 1977, No. 255, eff. 4-1-77; cr. (7) and (8), Register, June, 1980, No. 294, eff. 7-1-80; cr. (9), Register, September, 1980, No. 297, eff. 10-1-80; r. and recr. Register, May, 1983, No. 329, eff. 6-1-83; am. Register, April, 1984, No. 340, eff. 5-1-84; am. Register, November, 1986, No. 371, eff. 12-1-86; am. Register, April, 1989, No. 400, eff. 5-1-89; am. Register, February, 1996, No. 482, eff. 3-1-96; correction made under s. 13.93 (2m) (b) 7., Stats., Register, December, 1999, No. 528.
NR 50.03 NR 50.03Definitions.
NR 50.03(1)(a) (a) “Acquisition project" includes the acquisition of land or rights thereto for a well defined outdoor recreation area or purpose.
NR 50.03(1)(b) (b) “Development project" includes the development of structures, utilities, facilities or landscaping necessary for outdoor recreation use of an area.
NR 50.03(2) (2) “Applicant" means unit of government applying for a grant.
NR 50.03(3) (3) “Approval" means the signing by the secretary or designee of a project agreement resulting in encumbering a specified amount of federal or state aid funds for a specific purpose.
NR 50.03(4) (4) “Assistance" means funds made available by the department to a sponsor in support of a public outdoor recreation project.
NR 50.03(5) (5) “Basic facilities" means the minimum improvements necessary to enable people to make use of recreation sites with minimum maintenance.
NR 50.03(6) (6) “Department" means department of natural resources.
NR 50.03(8) (8) “Enforcement" means the detection and prevention of crimes and civil violations, and the arrest of those persons who violate such laws. To qualify for state aids under ss. 23.33 (9), 30.79, and 350.12, Stats., and ss. NR 50.12, 50.125, and 50.13, officers involved in the “enforcement" of ss. 23.33 or 30.50 to 30.80, Stats., or ch. 350, Stats., must meet the requirements in s. 165.85, Stats., by the end of the patrol period and must have the authority to make arrests for the violations of the laws they are employed to enforce.
NR 50.03(9) (9) “Force account" means the performance of a development or maintenance project with the forces and resources of the sponsor, including personal services, equipment and materials.
NR 50.03(10) (10) “Fringe benefits" are employers' contributions or expenses for social security, employee's life and health insurance plans, unemployment insurance coverage, worker's compensation insurance, pension retirement plans, and employee benefits in the form of regular compensation during authorized absences from the job (i.e. annual, sick, court or military leave). These contributions and expenses must be equitably distributed to all employee labor activities.
NR 50.03(11) (11) “Indirect costs" are those costs not directly assignable to a grant, program or project. Such costs are generally administrative in nature, are incurred for a common or joint purpose, or are not readily assignable to a project or program.
NR 50.03 Note Note: Examples of indirect costs include central office heat, light, utilities, administrative salaries, secretarial services, postage, etc., which are not supported by time reports or other documentation which identifies the expenditure to a particular project or program.
NR 50.03(12) (12) “Inland patrols" means water safety patrol units which operate on waters other than those designated by s. 29.001 (63), Stats.
NR 50.03(13) (13) “LAWCON" means land and water conservation fund act of 1965.
NR 50.03(14) (14) “Major snowmobile bridge rehabilitation" means construction activities, including complete bridge replacement, that are necessary to return a snowmobile bridge or a culvert to a functioning, safe structure.
NR 50.03(15) (15) “Outlying patrols" means water safety patrol units which operate on waters designated in s. 29.001 (63), Stats.
NR 50.03(16) (16) “Project agreement" means a contract between the sponsor and department setting forth the mutual obligations with regard to a portion or all of a specific project.
NR 50.03(17) (17) “Project period" means the period of time specified in the agreement during which all work must be accomplished.
NR 50.03(17m) (17m) “Region" means one of 5 field administrative offices of the department.
NR 50.03(18) (18) “Secretary" means secretary, department of natural resources.
NR 50.03(19) (19) “Snowmobile trail maintenance" means the activities associated with establishing and keeping a trail safe and enjoyable to use. Snowmobile trail maintenance activities include posting signs, brushing, grooming of snow, minor repair of bridges, purchase of liability insurance by counties for snowmobile trails, and acquisition of easements, leases, permits or other agreements for a period of less than 3 years.
NR 50.03(20) (20) “Snowmobile recreation council" has the meaning given in s. 15.347 (7), Stats.
NR 50.03(21) (21) “Snowmobile trail" means a marked corridor on public property or on private land subject to public easement or lease, designated for use by snowmobile operators by the governmental agency having jurisdiction, but excluding highways except those highways on which the roadway is not normally maintained for other vehicular traffic by the removal of snow.
NR 50.03(22) (22) “Sponsor" means a local unit of government, state agency, Indian tribe, nonprofit conservation organization as defined in s. 23.0955 (1), Stats., or snowmobile club as defined in s. 350.138 (1) (e), Stats., receiving assistance under this chapter.
NR 50.03(23) (23) “State outdoor recreation plan" means the comprehensive statewide outdoor recreation plan required by the land and water conservation fund act.
NR 50.03(24) (24) “Snowmobile trail development" means the construction of a trail including grading, initial signing, construction of bridges and other support facilities. Snowmobile trail development also includes the purchase of land in fee simple and the acquisition of interests in land by easement, lease, permit or other agreement or a term of 3 years or greater.
NR 50.03(25) (25) “Snowmobile trail rehabilitation" means trail repair and renovation activities that are necessary to improve a trail for user safety and enjoyment.
NR 50.03 Note Note: The repairs or renovation referred to in snowmobile trail rehabilitation may be the improvement of the trail for safety reasons or in response to natural events that adversely affect trail safety, such as clean up of wind storm damage.
NR 50.03 History History: Cr. Register. March, 1975, No. 231, eff. 4-1-75; am. (8), Register, March, 1976, No. 243, eff. 4-1-76; am. (8), Register, October, 1978, No. 274, eff. 11-1-78; cr. (16), Register, May, 1979, No. 281, eff. 6-1-79; cr. (17), Register, June, 1980, No. 294, eff. 7-1-80; cr. (18) and (19), Register, September, 1980, No. 297, eff.10-1-80; renum. from NR 50.01 and am. (4), (6), (9), (10), (11) and (17), cr. (20) and (21), Register, May, 1983, No. 329, eff. 6-1-83; am. (5), Register, April, 1984, No. 340, eff. 5-1-84; emerg. cr. (22) and (23), eff. 3-15-90, cr. (22) and (23), Register, October, 1990, No. 418, eff. 11-1-90; renum. (1) to (7), (9) to (17), (20) to (23) to be (6), (18), (2), (13), (1), (3), (4), (16), (22), (21), (7), (17), (5), (23), (8) to (12) and (15) and am. (22), r. (8), (18) and (19), cr. (14), (19), (20), (24) and (25), Register, February, 1996, No. 482, eff. 3-1-96; reprinted to restore dropped copy in (10), Register, April, 1998, No. 508; renum. (7) to be (17m) and am., Register, December, 1999, No. 528, eff. 1-1-00; correction in (12) and (15) made under s. 13.93 (2m) (b) 7., Stats., Register, December, 1999, No. 528; CR 14-062: am. (8) Register September 2015 No. 717, eff. 10-1-15.
NR 50.05 NR 50.05General provisions.
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