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San Luis Unit, Central Valley Project

Number: 15.527
Agency: Department of the Interior
Office: Bureau of Reclamation

Program Information 

Program Number/Title (010):
15.527 San Luis Unit, Central Valley Project
Federal Agency (030):
Bureau of Reclamation, Department of the Interior
Authorization (040):
San Luis Unit, Central Valley Project Act of June 3, 1960, Public Law 86-488, 74 Stat. 156, Section 5.
Objectives (050):
Operation of facilities to provide drainage service to lands within the San Luis Unit of central California; monitoring environmental effects and mitigation.
Types of Assistance (060):
Cooperative Agreements (Discretionary Grants)
Uses and Use Restrictions (070):
To be used for projects that will result in construction and operation of drainage facilities in the San Luis Unit and adjacent areas. For further information, please contact the regional office.
Eligibility Requirements (080)
Applicant Eligibility (081):
Any responsible source, to include irrigation and/or water districts, State and local entities, public nonprofit institutions/organizations, other public institutions/organizations, Federally recognized Indian Tribal Governments, small businesses, profit organizations, private nonprofit institutions/organizations, quasi-public nonprofit institutions/organizations, and other private institutions/organizations.
Beneficiary Eligibility (082):
General public, irrigation and/or water districts, State and local entities, farmers and ranchers, agricultural producers, and property owners.
Credentials/Documentation (083):
No Credentials or documentation are required. This program is excluded from coverage under OMB Circular No. A-87.
Application and Award Process (090)
Preapplication Coordination (091):
Environmental compliance for this program may be required depending on the scope of the specific project funded. This may result in the need for an environmental impact assessment or environmental impact statement prior to the commencement of project activities. An environmental impact statement is required for this program. An environmental impact assessment is required for this program. This program is excluded from coverage under E.O. 12372.
Application Procedures (092):
OMB Circular No. A-102 applies to this program. OMB Circular No. A-110 applies to this program. Funding opportunity announcements for this program, along with registration procedures, application packages and instructions, SF-424 forms and any other forms to be used to submit application information, points of contact, and procedures for submitting applications will be available on www.grants.gov.
Award Procedure (093):
All applications will be initially screened for eligibility and compliance with the requirements stated in the program funding announcement. Applications passing this screening process will be forwarded for review by a proposal evaluation panel comprised of qualified Federal experts in the program area; however, non-Federal experts may be utilized for specific project reviews. Applications will be reviewed against the proposal evaluation criteria, and any additional review factors, as stated in the funding announcement. Final selection will be determined by the Commissioner, Bureau of Reclamation, or regional officials, as applicable to the project.
Deadlines (094):
Contact the headquarters or regional office, as appropriate, for application deadlines.
Range of Approval/Disapproval Time (095):
Varies depending on the type and complexity of the project. Further information will be available for each specific project at the time the funding opportunity announcement is posted on www.grants.gov and may be obtained by contacting the Bureau of Reclamation personnel listed as the point of contact in the funding announcement.
Appeals (096):
None. Final award decisions are not subject to appeal; however, the Bureau of Reclamation will provide all applicants with information on why their proposals were not selected for award.
Renewals (097):
If renewals or extensions are applicable to the project, this information will be included in the funding opportunity announcement. When renewals or extensions are applicable, continuation of funding for these activities is at the discretion of Congress and will be subject to availability of appropriated funds.
Assistance Consideration (100)
Formula and Matching Requirements (101):
This program has no statutory formula.
Matching Requirements: There is no statutory requirement for cost sharing; however, applicants are encouraged to provide a cost share whenever possible.
MOE requirements are not applicable to this program.
Length and Time Phasing of Assistance (102):
Length and time phasing information, as applicable, will be included in funding announcements for this program on www.grants.gov. See the following for information on how assistance is awarded/released: Payment terms vary by agreement awarded under this program.
Post Assistance Requirements (110)
Reports (111):
Unless otherwise stated in the agreement document, recipients shall submit on an annual basis 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 on an annual basis the SF-425, Federal Financial Report. Upon completion of the agreement, recipients shall submit a final SF-425. Performance monitoring is not applicable.
Audits (112):
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.
Records (113):
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.
Financial Information (120)
Obligations (122):
(Project Grants (Cooperative Agreements)) FY 13 $166,900; FY 14 est $173,580; and FY 15 est $178,790
Range and Average of Financial Assistance (123):
$0 to $91,900; Average $173,090.
Program Accomplishments (130):
Fiscal Year 2013: Fiscal Year 2013 financial assistance consisted of two agreements in support of the Grassland Bypass Project. Fiscal Year 2014: Information not available. Fiscal Year 2015: Information not available.
Regulations, Guidelines, and Literature (140):
43 CFR 12 and OMB Circulars. These documents may also be obtained by contacting the Bureau of Reclamation.
Information Contacts (150)
Regional or Local Office (151) :
See Regional Agency Offices. Technical/Program Information: Bureau of Reclamation, South-Central California Area Office, Attention: Michael C.S. Eacock, 1243 N Street, Fresno, CA, 93721. Telephone: (559) 487-5133. Fax: (559) 487-5130. E-mail: ceacock@mp.usbr.gov.
Acquisition Office: Bureau of Reclamation, Mid-Pacific Regional Office, Acquisition Services, 2800 Cottage Way, Room E-1815, Sacramento, California 95825-1898. Telephone: (916) 978-5130. Fax: (916) 978- 5175/5182. E-mail: 2WG3@mp.usbr.gov.
Headquarters Office (152):
NA NA, Washington, District of Columbia NA Phone: NA
Website Address (153):
http://www.mp.usbr.gov
Examples of Funded Projects (170):
Fiscal Year 2013: During Fiscal Year 2013, agreements funded collection and analysis of biological specimens, and compilation, peer review, and publication of technical reports for the Grassland Bypass Project. For Fiscal Year 2014, we will continue prior agreements with modifications to suit new regulatory requirements. We expect to modify or negotiate new agreements related to the operation of a new treatment facility at Panoche. Fiscal Year 2014: Information not available. Fiscal Year 2015: Information not available.
Criteria for Selecting Proposals (180):
Specific evaluation criteria will be included in the funding announcement posted on www.grants.gov.