Bartlett said no, they did have a brief set of guidelines. He said when grants were successfully awarded there was an expectation there would be an agreement.
Thomas refers to DSG8.
Thomas talks about grants being for one time costs. He also talks about them getting into the community quickly.
Thomas asks if Bartlett was familiar with the application process for Detroit 3D and Vanguard.
Thomas asks how much money was available for the grant budget.
Bartlett said a little more than $18 million.
Thomas takes Bartlett back to Kilpatrick's position at the time.
He was a member of The Quadrant.
He asks Bartlett to explain what that is to the court.
Thomas asks if as a quadrant leader would Kilpatrick be talking about the budget. Bartlett said yes.
11:25 AM: Bartlett said he was contacted by several lawmakers in the application process. He said those communications were very much on the order of this "where do I send this in" "if I want to send a letter of support" where do I send it.
Thomas asks if curiosity is normal.
Bartlett said over the course of the application, Kilpatrick was the only one he spoke to after the grant was awarded.
Thomas said it would be normal to talk about the process or procedure or assisting in the process.
Bartlett said yes.
Thomas takes time to establish that Kilpatrick had power in his position with the state legislature.
Thomas asks if Bartlett was taken a little bit aback when Kilpatrick called him.
Bartlett said yes.
Thomas takes them back to the grant application.
Thomas shows Bartlett DSG15.
Bartlett said Senator Stille or his staff had wanted to know who the applications were from his district. The application period was over but no awards had been announced.
Thomas asks if there are projects that would be a benefit to the community.
Bartlett said these are applications.
Thomas asks if he is aware if some of them were funded.