Bunker Hill Groundwater Basin, Riverside-Corona Feeder Project

 

Section 9112 of Public Law 111-11 directs the Secretary of the Interior, acting through the Commissioner, to participate in the planning, design, and construction of the Riverside-Corona Feeder Project. Section 9112 authorizes the Secretary to provide up to 25 percent of the total cost of the project, not to exceed $26 million.

General information about this opportunity
Last Known Status
Active
Program Number
15.545
Federal Agency/Office
Agency: Department of the Interior
Office: Bureau of Reclamation
Type(s) of Assistance Offered
Cooperative Agreements
Program Accomplishments
Fiscal Year 2013: No Current Data Available Fiscal Year 2014: Information not available. Fiscal Year 2015: No Current Data Available
Authorization
Section 9112, P.L. 111-11, Section , Public Law -.
Who is eligible to apply/benefit from this assistance?
Applicant Eligibility
The Secretary is authorized to cooperate with the Western Municipal Water District, Riverside County, California, in the planning, design, and construction of the Riverside-Corona Feeder Project.
Beneficiary Eligibility
Water users serviced by the Western Municipal Water District.
Credentials/Documentation
Funds for planning, design, and construction of the Riverside-Corona Feeder will not be disbursed until a cooperative agreement is executed. OMB Circular No. A-87 applies to this program.
What is the process for applying and being award this assistance?
Pre-Application Procedure
Environmental compliance for this program will be required prior to execution of a construction agreement. This may result in the need for an environmental assessment or environmental impact statement prior to the commencement of project construction 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 Procedure
OMB Circular No. A-102 applies to this program. This program is excluded from coverage under OMB Circular No. A-110. Funding provided for the Riverside-Corona Feeder is mandatory funding.
Award Procedure
Reclamation will work with the Western Municipal Water District to negotiate cooperative agreements for one or more phases of the project.
Deadlines
Not Applicable.
Approval/Disapproval Decision Time
Not Applicable.
Appeals
Not Applicable.
Renewals
Continuation of funding from one fiscal year to the next to complete one or more phases of the project is dependent on federal appropriations for the project.
How are proposals selected?
Not Applicable.
How may assistance be used?
This authority is restricted to the planning, design, and construction of the Riverside-Corona Feeder Project.
What are the requirements after being awarded this opportunity?
Reporting
Unless otherwise stated in the agreement document, recipients shall submit based on the frequency determined in the financial assistance agreement Program Performance Reports, a final Program Performance Report, and 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 following reports based on the frequency determined in the financial assistance agreement to submit the SF-425, Federal Financial Reports and a final SF-425. In addition to this requirement and as a result of the U.S. Department of the Interior Office of the Inspector General, Survey Report No 97-I-874 (dated January 13, 1997), Reclamation has instituted a close-out expenditure review and site-visit requirement. This expenditure review is a site visit conducted by Reclamation staff, consisting generally of the Grants Officer Technical Representative (GOTR) and other representative(s) of the Grants Officer with an audit background (usually personnel from the region's finance section). This review is required prior to final closeout for all construction projects.
Auditing
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. In addition to this requirement and as a result of the U.S. Department of the Interior Office of Inspector General, Survey Report No 97-I-874 (dated January 13, 1997), Reclamation has instituted a close-out expenditure review and site-visit requirement. This expenditure review and site-visit requirement. This expenditure review is a site visit conducted by Reclamation staff, consisting generally of the Grants Officer Technical Representative (GOTR) and other representative(s) of the Grants Officer with an audit background (usually personnel from the region's finance section). This review is required prior to final closeout for all construction projects.
Records
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.
Other Assistance Considerations
Formula and Matching Requirements
This program has no statutory formula.
This program has no matching requirements. In accordance with Section 9112 of Public Law 111-11, Reclamation can pay up to 25 percent of the costs of planning, designing, and construction the project, not to exceed a total of $26 million. The Western Municipal Water District must pay all operation, maintenance, and replacement costs.
MOE requirements are not applicable to this program.
Length and Time Phasing of Assistance
There are no time restrictions placed on the use the funds and the funds have generally been made available periodically throughout year on a reimbursable basis. A schedule will be planned between Reclamation and the Western Municipal Water District when the cost sharing agreement is negotiated. However, this schedule can be impacted by the availability of funds during the year. See the following for information on how assistance is awarded/released: Payment terms vary by agreement awarded under this program.
Who do I contact about this opportunity?
Regional or Local Office
See Regional Agency Offices. Bureau of Reclamation, Southern California Area Office, 27708 Jefferson Ave., Suite 202, Temecula, CA 92590. Telephone (951)695-5310.
Headquarters Office
Will Shipp, Bureau of Reclamation, Office of Program and Policy Services, Mail Code 84-52000, P.O. Box 25007, Denver Federal Center, Denver, Colorado 80225 Email: wshipp@usbr.gov Phone: (303) 445-2799 Fax: (303) 445-6464.
Website Address
http://www.usbr.gov/lc/socal/
Financial Information
Account Identification
14-0680-0-1-301.
Obligations
(Cooperative Agreements) FY 12 $0; FY 13 est $0; and FY 14 est $0 - There are no funds requested for this program within the President’s budget; however, in previous years, funding was provided through congressional earmarking.
Range and Average of Financial Assistance
$100,000 to $5,000,000; $0.
Regulations, Guidelines and Literature
43 CFR 12 and applicable OMB Circulars. These documents may also be obtained by contacting the Bureau of Reclamation Office listed below.
Examples of Funded Projects
Fiscal Year 2013: No Current Data Available Fiscal Year 2014: Information not available. Fiscal Year 2015: No Current Data Available

 



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