He offered to review my application before I sent it off.
The agency will have 107 special offices around the country to review applications.
The drug agency's chief responsibility is to review applications for new drugs.
The county now charges $400 to review applications for building permits.
"We've reviewed your application and would like to employ you."
The committee meets several times a year to review applications, which anyone can submit.
Normally, council members review applications, but not material submitted in support of them.
In the past, they said, the agency has not been eager to take on the extra work of reviewing applications to do basic research.
She reviews applications and helps determine where the foundation's funds might best be used.
But the industry's biggest concern is a slowdown in reviewing applications to market new products.