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§1753.29 Force account procedures.
(a) The borrower must obtain RUS approval of the force account method of construction of buildings in advance in order to obtain RUS financing.
(b) The borrower shall prepare the P&S in accordance with §1753.26.
(c) Prior to any construction activity or the purchase of materials or equipment, the borrower shall submit the FAP in duplicate to RUS, accompanied by a resolution indicating approval of the board of directors of the borrower or a letter signed by an authorized corporate official. The proposal shall include:
(1) A Copy of the P&S.
(2) An itemized list of all items of materials required for construction.
(3) A construction schedule showing the estimated construction period for each major construction item.
(4) An estimate of the material and labor and other costs for any construction item not provided for in the approved loan.
(d) Force Account construction to be financed with loan funds shall not be started until RUS approval has been received by the borrower.
[54 FR 39267, Sept. 25, 1989. Redesignated at 55 FR 39396, Sept. 27, 1990, as amended at 59 FR 43717, Aug. 25, 1994]