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Fiscal Year 2010: N/A. Fiscal Year 2011: One cooperative agreement is being funded. It will provide for constructing, operating, and maintaining that portion of the basin recharge project that the United States is responsible for under the Settlement Agreement. Fiscal Year 2012: No Current Data Available
Uses and Use Restrictions
Project cooperative agreement can only be issued to reimburse the recipient for the Federal share of costs associated with constructing, operating, and maintaining the San Jacinto Basin recharge project, located in Riverside County, California.
For further information, please contact the regional office.
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No Credentials or documentation are required. This program is excluded from coverage under OMB Circular No. A-87.
Aplication and Award Process
Preapplication coordination is required.
An environmental impact statement is required for this program.
This program is excluded from coverage under E.O.
OMB Circular No. A-102 applies to this program. This program is excluded from coverage under OMB Circular No. A-110. The applicant must submit SF 424 Application for Federal Assistance documents; detailed project technical descriptions and budgets; and all information required under the terms of the applicable appropriations law.
Bureau of Reclamation personnel will review (1) the application package to ensure that all required documents are complete, accurate, and satisfy all provisions of applicable law, (2) the project budgets and description to ensure the appropriation language requirements are met, and (3) the project descriptions for technical issues and consistency with applicable policies, and budgets for appropriateness of cost estimates. Final selection will be determined by the Commissioner, Bureau of Reclamation, or regional officials, as applicable to the project. After the application package is acceptable to both parties, a cooperative agreement is drafted, reviewed and signed by both parties.
Soboba Band of Luiseno Indians Settlement Act, P.L. 111-85.
Range of Approval/Disapproval Time
Typical range of 2-6 weeks.
Extensions may be applicable and are subject to appropriated funds. Revised SF 424 forms are required when applicable.
Formula and Matching Requirements
Statutory formulas are not applicable to this program.
Matching Requirements: The Federal cost share is limited to $10 million by Public Law 111-85, Section 6. The non-Federal cost share can be provided from any non-Federal source; and, in accordance with Section 6, credit toward the non-Federal cost share can be given for the value of certain prior project expenditures.
MOE requirements are not applicable to this program.
Length and Time Phasing of Assistance
The time periods for specific agreements will be determined during the application and negotiation process. See the following for information on how assistance is awarded/released: For further information, please contact the regional office.
Post Assistance Requirements
Unless otherwise stated in the agreement document, recipients shall submit the Program Performance Reports.
Upon completion of the agreement, recipients shall submit a final Program Performance Report; and other specific reports that may be applicable to the agreement such as property inventories, and patent and invention disclosures.
Cash reports are not applicable.
Progress reports are not applicable.
Unless otherwise stated in the agreement document, recipients shall submit the SF-425, Federal Financial Report.
Upon completion of the agreement, recipients shall submit a final SF-425, Federal Financial Report.
Performance monitoring is not applicable.
In accordance with the provisions of OMB Circular No. A-133 (Revised, June 27, 2003), "Audits of States, Local Governments, and Non-Profit Organizations," nonfederal entities that expend financial assistance of $500,000 or more in Federal awards will have a single or a program-specific audit conducted for that year. Nonfederal entities that expend less than $500,000 a year in Federal awards are exempt from Federal audit requirements for that year, except as noted in Circular No. A-133.
During the course of its activities under a cooperative agreement and for three years thereafter, the applicant must agree to retain intact and to provide any data, documents, reports, records, contracts, and supporting materials relating to its performance under the agreement as FRA may require. State, Local and Indian Tribal governments shall maintain project records in accordance with 43 CFR 12.82. All other recipients shall maintain project records in accordance with 43 CFR 12.953.
(Cooperative Agreements (Discretionary Grants)) FY 10 $6,000,000; FY 11 $4,000,000; FY 12 $4,000,000
Range and Average of Financial Assistance
Range $0 to $10,000,000
Regulations, Guidelines, and Literature
Regulations: 43 CFR 12, OMB Circulars, P.L. 111-85 (the Soboba Band of Luiseno Indians Settlement Act), and the associated Settlement Agreement.
Regional or Local Office
See Regional Agency Offices. Dennis Wolfe, Area Engineer, Southern California Area Office, Telephone 951-695-5310; Fax 951-695-5319; Email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Dennis Wolfe 1849 C Street NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20240 Email: email@example.com Phone: 951-695-5310 Fax: 951-695-5319
Criteria for Selecting Proposals
Applicants are limited to the Eastern Municipal Water District. Projects must construct, operate, and maintain the San Jacinto Basin recharge project. The scopes of work must address and be responsive to the authorizing legislation, the final engineering reports, and the funding ceiling.
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