Northern Wisconsin Environmental Infrastructure (Section 154) - ARRA
To provide environmental assistance to non-Federal interests in northern Wisconsin to include the counties of Douglas, Ashland, Bayfield, and Iron. Assistance may be in the form of design and construction assistance for water-related environmental infrastructure and resource protection and development projects in northern Wisconsin, including projects for: wastewater treatment and related facilities, water supply related facilities, environmental restoration; and surface water resource protection and development.
General information about this opportunity
Last Known Status
Agency: Department of Defense
Office: Department of the Army, Office of the Chief of Engineers
Type(s) of Assistance Offered
Project Grants (Cooperative Agreements)
Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2001, Section 154, Public Law 106-554, 114 Stat. 252.
Who is eligible to apply/benefit from this assistance?
Cost documentation is required. OMB Circular No. A-87 applies to this program.
What is the process for applying and being award this assistance?
Preapplication coordination is required. An environmental impact assessment is 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 cooperation agreement with a non-Federal interest to provide for design and/or construction of the project to be carried out with the assistance.
Approval/Disapproval Decision Time
How are proposals selected?
Projects in northern Wisconsin are recommended by a Section 154 selection committee made up County and Tribal representatives from the included counties (Douglas, Ashland, Bayfield, and Iron) and the congressional office.
How may assistance be used?
This program is to provide environmental assistance to non-Federal interests in northern Wisconsin to include the counties of Douglas, Ashland, Bayfield, and Iron. Assistance may be in the form of design and construction assistance for water-related environmental infrastructure and resource protection and development projects in northern Wisconsin, including projects for: wastewater treatment and related facilities, water supply related facilities, environmental restoration; and surface water resource protection and development. Assistance may be provided only for projects that are publically owned 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: 25.%.
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
(Project Grants (Cooperative Agreements)) FY 10 $10,999; 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