2021 Winter Storm Grant Revolving Fund

The February 2021 Winter Storm Grant Revolving Fund was created by the Oklahoma Legislature to provide grants to mitigate extreme purchase costs, extraordinary costs, or both, incurred by the incorporated municipality’s owned or controlled unregulated utility affected by the extreme weather event that began February 7, 2021 and ended February 21, 2021. 

Municipalities that meet the criteria below can submit an application to the Oklahoma Department of Agriculture, Food, and Forestry for a grant to reimburse these expenses. 

Eligibility

1. The incorporated municipality must show proof of extreme purchase costs, extraordinary costs, or both incurred by the incorporated municipality’s owned or controlled unregulated utility.  

2. The population of the incorporated municipality shall be no greater than three thousand five hundred (3,500) persons according to the most recent Federal Decennial Census or most recent annual estimate of the population by the United States Census Bureau; and  

3. The incorporated municipality’s owned or controlled unregulated utility has had no costs mitigated through securitization as provided by Sections 9070 through 9081 of Title 74 of the Oklahoma Statutes.  

Further details can be found here.

Application

2021 Winter Storm Grant Revolving Fund

Submission of Application 

An electronic grant application must be emailed to janlee.rowlett@ag.ok.gov before 5 pm Wednesday, August 31, 2022.  Applications must be received by the grant deadline.  Applications that do not adhere to this deadline will not be accepted. 

Contact Information 

JanLee Rowlett
Oklahoma Dept. of Ag, Food, & Forestry
Office: (405) 522-6105 
Email: janlee.rowlett@ag.ok.gov