National Register of Historic Places (NRHP) Testing 15 SitesResponses to this Request for Statements of Interest will be used to identify potential investigators for a project to be funded by Fort Hood which provides professional and technical support for its Cultural Resource Programs
in order to meet federal, state, and local regulatory mandates.
Approximately $135,000 is expected to be available to support this project.Background:Fort Hood was established in 1942 and through the years has supported many military readiness training missions.
The region where Fort Hood is located encompasses a wide variety of cultural and archeological resources.
In order to meet cultural resource regulatory mandates, the Fort Hood Installation requires testing of 15 sites in accordance with the National Historic Preservation Act to determine if each site is eligible for registration as a national historic site.These sites are currently managed as unknown or potentially eligible.
None of these sites have been formally tested to determine national historic registration eligibility and project conditions vary at each site.Note:
Must be a non-federal partner and belong to one of the following CESU Units to be qualified and considered:
Gulf Coast, Desert Southwest, or Great Plains.
Goals and ObjectivesComplete field work necessary to Test 15 pre-determined sites to determine if each one is or is not eligible for listing as a National Registered Historic Place.
Assess impacts to sites from past looting or other significant disturbances to determine if additional shovel tests and backhoe trenching is required to ascertain if the site contains intact deposits.
Prepare a work plan to support coordination with the State Historic Preservation Office (SHPO), provide artifacts andrecords using proper protocols for such items, review archival records, analyze GPS, archology and cultural resource data in order to produce a technical research report for publication.Period of Performance.
The period of performance will be 12 months from the date of award.Note:
A full study proposal and proposed budget are NOT requested at this time.Please send responses or direct questions to:Sandra JustmanGrants SpecialistUSACE Ft.
(817) 886-1073Kathy MitchellProject ManagerUSACE Ft.
(817) 886-1709Timeline for Review of Statements of Interest:
The RSOI is required to be posted for at least 30 days prior to the Government making a decision and requesting full proposals.
Responses due by 19 AUGUST 202 1.