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256.018 COUNTY PUBLIC ASSISTANCE INCENTIVE FUND.
The commissioner shall grant incentive awards of money specifically appropriated for this
purpose to counties: (1) that have not been assessed an administrative penalty under section
256.017 in the corresponding fiscal year; and (2) that perform satisfactorily according to
indicators established by the commissioner.
After consultation with county agencies, the commissioner shall inform county agencies in
writing of the performance indicators that govern the awarding of the incentive fund for each
fiscal year by April of the preceding fiscal year.
The commissioner may set performance indicators to govern the awarding of the total fund,
may allocate portions of the fund to be awarded by unique indicators, or may set a sole indicator
to govern the awarding of funds.
The funds shall be awarded to qualifying county agencies according to their share of benefits
for the programs related to the performance indicators governing the distribution of the fund or
part of it as compared to the total benefits of all qualifying county agencies for the programs
related to the performance indicators governing the distribution of the fund or part of it.
History: 1988 c 719 art 8 s 3; 1989 c 282 art 2 s 113; 1990 c 568 art 4 s 84