The Bureau of Reclamation (Reclamation) intends to issue a cooperative agreement to California Department of Water Resources under the authority of Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) 1 5. 512, Public Law 102-575, Central Valley Project Improvement Act, Title XXXIV, Section 3406 (b)(1) and
Estimated total amount of agreement is $6,782,32 4. 0 8. Reclamation is providing $4,800,00 0. 00 in Fiscal Year 201 7. The objectives of the project are to:
1) Provide enhanced fish passage opportunities for federally listed and State-listed salmonids and green sturgeon during and immediately following a Fremont Weir overtopping event; and 2) Reduce fish stranding in the Fremont Weir Wildlife area; and 3) Improve fish passage at agricultural road crossings in Tule Canal.
(Refer to the Notice of Intent to Award Announcement No.
BOR-MP-17-N024 for additional information) A Determination by the Government not to compete this proposed financial assistance based upon Departmental Manual 505 DM 2, paragraph 2. 14(B)(2)(4) is solely within the discretion of the Government.
This notice of intent is NOT a request for competitive proposals.
Questions concerning this announcement should be directed to Megan Bryant/Grants Management Specialist, by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.