Beach Erosion Control Projects

To control beach and shore erosion to public shores through projects not specifically authorized by Congress.



Agency - Department of Defense

The Department of Defense provides the military forces needed to deter war and protect the security of the United States through five major areas: peacekeeping and war-fighting efforts, Homeland Security, evacuation and humanitarian causes.

Office - See Regional Agency Offices.

See Appendix IV of the Catalog for a listing of District Engineers.



Selected Recipients for this Program


RecipientAmount Start DateEnd Date
Trustees Of The Colorado School Of Mines $ 229,935   2016-09-012018-08-31
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Program Accomplishments

Not Applicable.

Uses and Use Restrictions

Corps of Engineers designs and constructs the project.

Each project selected must be engineering feasible, complete within itself, and economically justified.

The nonfederal sponsoring agency must agree to: (1) Share equally in cash and in-kind services for feasibility studies; (2) share in the cost of the project, including a cash contribution, providing the necessary lands, easements, right-of-way, and relocations required for the project; (3) assume full responsibility for all project costs in excess of the Federal cost limit of $2,000,000; (4) hold and save the United States free from damages; (5) assure that water pollution that would affect the health of bathers will not be permitted; (6) assure continued public ownership or public use of the beach, and its administration for public use; (7) provide project maintenance; and (8) provide and maintain necessary access roads, parking areas and other public use facilities open and available to all on equal terms.

Eligibility Requirements

Applicant Eligibility

States, political subdivisions of States or other responsible local agencies established under State law with full authority and ability to undertake necessary legal and financial responsibilities.

Beneficiary Eligibility

States, political subdivisions of States or other responsible local agencies established under State law with full authority and ability to undertake necessary legal and financial responsibilities.

Credentials/Documentation

Applicants must furnish evidence of legal authorization, financial capability, and willingness to provide all necessary local participation and required cooperation. This program is excluded from coverage under 2 CFR 200, Subpart E - Cost Principles.

Aplication and Award Process

Preapplication Coordination

Preapplication coordination is required.

An environmental impact statement is required for this program.

This program is eligible for coverage under E.O.

12372, 'Intergovernmental Review of Federal Programs.' An applicant should consult the office or official designated as the single point of contact in his or her State for more information on the process the State requires to be followed in applying for assistance, if the State has selected the program for review.

Application Procedures

This program is excluded from coverage under 2 CFR 200, Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards. Formal letter to the District Engineer from a prospective sponsoring agency indicating clear intent to provide all required local participation.

Award Procedures

The Division Engineer approves an individual project upon the basis of a comprehensive investigation and report by the District Engineer. Advertising and award are subject to availability of funds from the Chief of Engineers.

Deadlines

Not Applicable.

Authorization

River and Harbor Act of 1962, Section 103, as amended, Public Law 87-874, 33 U.S.C. 426g, Title 87, Part 874.

Range of Approval/Disapproval Time

Not Applicable.

Appeals

Not Applicable.

Renewals

Not Applicable.

Assistance Considerations

Formula and Matching Requirements

This program has no statutory formula. Matching Requirements: Percent: 50%. Project planning studies are undertaken in a single feasibility phase. The first $100,000 is federally funded. Additional study costs are shared 50/50 with local sponsor. Local cost participation requirements and procedures for determining the local share of project cost are similar to those for beach erosion control projects specifically authorized by Congress under regular authorization procedures, but Federal participation cannot exceed $2,000,000, the determination of local costs is based on the public use and ownership of the beach protected. MOE requirements are not applicable to this program.

Length and Time Phasing of Assistance

Not Applicable. See the following for information on how assistance is awarded/released: Not applicable.

Post Assistance Requirements

Reports

Program reports are not applicable.

Cash reports are not applicable.

A semiannual report is submitted to the District Engineer covering inspections, maintenance, and current project status.

Expenditure reports are not applicable.

Performance monitoring is not applicable.

Audits

In accordance with the provisions of 2 CFR 200, Subpart F - Audit Requirements, non-Federal entities that expend financial assistance of $750,000 or more in Federal awards will have a single or a program-specific audit conducted for that year. Non-Federal entities that expend less than $750,000 a year in Federal awards are exempt from Federal audit requirements for that year, except as noted in 2 CFR 200.503.

Records

As necessary to show past project conditions and local actions.

Financial Information

Account Identification

96-3122-0-1-301.

Obigations

(Provision of Specialized Services) FY 15 Not Separately Identifiable; FY 16 Not Separately Identifiable; and FY 17 Not Separately Identifiable

Range and Average of Financial Assistance

Not applicable.

Regulations, Guidelines, and Literature

Engineer Regulation 1105- 2-10, App. E (33 CFR 263) and information sheets describing this program are available from the District Engineer.

Information Contacts

Regional or Local Office

See Regional Agency Offices. See Appendix IV of the Catalog for a listing of District Engineers.

Headquarters Office

Lee Tew 441 G. Street. NW , Washington, District of Columbia 20314 Email: Donnie.L.Tew@usace.army.mil Phone: 202-761-1504

Criteria for Selecting Proposals

Not Applicable.



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