Continuing construction of the water supply system.
The Department of the Interior protects and provides access to the Nation's natural and cultural heritage, including responsibilities to Indian tribes and island communities. Departmental goals include resource protection and usage, overseeing recreational opportunities, serving communities and excellence in management.
Required technical and environmental reports for the construction of water supply systems; and continued work on construction of the system.
Uses and Use Restrictions
Construction of a rural water supply system that will serve the members of the Perkins County Rural Water System, Inc.
in Perkins County, South Dakota.
At the present time, no new project awards are being made under this authority.
Funding is only available for continuation of existing agreements.
The Perkins County Rural Water System, Inc., Perkins County, South Dakota.
The members of Perkins County Rural Water System, Inc. in Perkins County, South Dakota.
Completion of a final engineering report and plan for a water conservation program; plans for mitigation of fish and wildlife losses in accordance with Section 5 of the Act.
Aplication and Award Process
Preapplication is not required.
This project has met the requirements of the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) of 1969, and final engineering reports and water conservation plans have been approved.
Any proposed changes in the scope of this project will be reviewed for continued compliance.
This program is excluded from coverage under E.O.
At the present time, program funding is limited to amendments to the existing project agreement. Amendments to incorporate annual work plans and budgets are negotiated annually with Perkins County Rural Water System, Inc.
Once the parties agree with their respective annual scopes of work and budgets, the Bureau of Reclamation's Great Plains Region finalizes the modifications.
Perkins County Rural Water System Act of 1999, Public Law 106-136.
Range of Approval/Disapproval Time
Funding is available until all currently appropriated funds have been expended for this program. Additional funding for the program is at the discretion of Congress. Any request for a time extension must be in writing in accordance with the provisions stated in the agreement.
Formula and Matching Requirements
The Federal share of the project is 75 percent. (Section 7).
Length and Time Phasing of Assistance
Post Assistance Requirements
Draft and final technical reports; SF-269A (quarterly), financial reports (quarterly), progress reports (quarterly); annual report; reports on significant developments (as necessary).
In accordance with the provisions of OMB Circular No. A-133 (Revised, June 27, 2003), "Audits of States, Local Governments, and Nonprofit Organizations," nonfederal entities that expend financial assistance ($500,000 for fiscal years ending after December 1, 2003) or more a year in Federal awards will have a single or a program specific audit conducted for that year. Nonfederal entities that expend less than ($500,000 for fiscal years ending after December 1, 2003) a year in Federal awards are exempt from Federal audit requirements for that year, except as noted in Circular No. A-133.
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.
FY 07 $125,000; FY 08 est $3,060,000; and FY 09 est $0.
Range and Average of Financial Assistance
Regulations, Guidelines, and Literature
43 CFR 12, http://www.access.gpo.gov/nara/cfr/cfr-table-search.html#page1/; OMB Circulars, http://www.whitehouse.gov/omb/grants/grants_circulars.html/. These documents may also be obtained by contacting the Bureau of Reclamation Office listed below.
Regional or Local Office
Dakotas Area Office: Mr. Denny Breitzman, Area Manager, Bureau of Reclamation, Address: P.O. Box 1017, Bismarck, ND 58501, Telephone: (701) 250-4242, E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org/.
Great Plains Region Office: Mr. Kimball M. Banks, Tribal and Financial Assistance Officer, Bureau of Reclamation, P.O. Box 36900, 316 North 26th Street, Billings, MT 59101, Telephone: (406) 247-7710, Fax: (406) 247-7695, E-mail: email@example.com/.
Criteria for Selecting Proposals
The scopes of work must address and be responsive to the authorizing legislation, the final engineering report and the appropriation ceiling.
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