Florida Keys Water Quality Improvement Program (Section 109) - ARRA
In coordination with the Florida Keys Aqueduct Authority, appropriate agencies of municipalities of Monroe County, Florida, and other appropriate public agencies of the State of Florida or Monroe County, this program provides technical and financial assistance to carry out projects for the planning, design, and construction of treatment works to improve water quality in the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary.
General information about this opportunity
Last Known Status
Deleted 04/02/2020 (Archived.)
Agency: Department of Defense
Office: Department of the Army, Office of the Chief of Engineers
Type(s) of Assistance Offered
Miscellaneous Appropriations Act, 2001, Section 109, Public Law 106-554.
Who is eligible to apply/benefit from this assistance?
Documentation of completed adequate planning and design activities and a financial plan identifying sources of non-Federal funding. OMB Circular No. A-87 applies to this program.
What is the process for applying and being award this assistance?
Preapplication coordination is required. Environmental impact information is not required for this program. This program is excluded from coverage under E.O. 12372.
OMB Circular No. A-102 applies to this program. This program is excluded from coverage under OMB Circular No. A-110.
Before providing assistance under this section, the Secretary of the Army shall enter into a Project Partnership Agreement with a non-Federal interest to provide for design and construction of the project to be carried out with the assistance.
Approval/Disapproval Decision Time
How are proposals selected?
The PDT developed a master list of potential projects and then ranked them according to the water quality benefits to be derived and the need in relation to other municipalities. All priority projects were required to be in water quality "hot spots" as designated by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Selected projects are consistent with the master wastewater and stormwater plans for Monroe County, FL and will have substantial water quality benefits relative to other projects under consideration.
How may assistance be used?
In coordination with the Florida Keys Aqueduct Authority, appropriate agencies of municipalities of Monroe County, Florida, and other appropriate public agencies of the State of Florida or Monroe County, this program provides technical and financial assistance to carry out projects for the planning, design, and construction of treatment works to improve water quality in the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary. Assistance may be provided only for projects that are in the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary and must enter into a written agreement to furnish its required cooperation for the project.
What are the requirements after being awarded this opportunity?
See Section 1512 of The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (Public Law 111-5). No cash reports are required. No progress reports are required. No expenditure reports are required. No performance monitoring is required.
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.
No Data Available.
Other Assistance Considerations
Formula and Matching Requirements
This program has no statutory formula.
Matching Requirements: Percent: 35.%.
This program does not have MOE requirements.
Length and Time Phasing of Assistance
When appropriated. Funds expire for purposes of obligation on 30 September 2010. See the following for information on how assistance is awarded/released: Assistance is incrementally released based on periodically submitted cost documentation.
Who do I contact about this opportunity?
Regional or Local Office
See Regional Agency Offices.
Lee Tew, 441 G Street NW , Washington, District of Columbia 20314 Email: Donnie.L.Tew@usace.army.mil
Phone: (202) 761-1504.
No Data Available
(Cooperative Agreements) FY 10 $33,663,962; FY 11 Estimate Not Available; and FY 12 Estimate Not Available
Range and Average of Financial Assistance
No Data Available.
Regulations, Guidelines and Literature
Examples of Funded Projects
Fiscal Year 2010: No Current Data Available Fiscal Year 2011: No Current Data Available Fiscal Year 2012: No Current Data Available