Fiscal Year 2015: No Current Data Available Fiscal Year 2016: Local governments, regional planning organizations, and some states sponsor compatible use projects, to include Joint Land Use Studies, compatible energy siting initiatives and special purpose studies with a focus on addressing specific compatibility issues, such as incompatible civilian development in a Clear Zone or coordinated, statewide assistance.
These compatible use projects are all cooperative, community-driven planning efforts to address and prevent incompatible civilian development around military operations.
Some ongoing Joint Land Use Study projects include expansive geographic areas involving multiple military installations and jurisdictions to identify, evaluate and address multiple compatibility factors that could adversely impact continued military operations.
Completion of a compatible use project will result in an implementation strategy with assigned responsibilities and time frame to promote compatible civilian development that supports long-term military mission sustainability and continued regional community development.
Fiscal Year 2017: No Current Data Available
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.
|Recipient||Amount||Start Date||End Date|
|Central Florida Regional Planning Council||$ 275,145||   ||2020-09-01||2022-02-28|
|North Central Texas Council Of Governments||$ 431,075||   ||2020-09-01||2022-02-28|
|Central Savannah River Area Regional Commission||$ 268,396||   ||2020-08-01||2022-01-31|
|Gulf Regional Planning Commission||$ 311,913||   ||2020-08-01||2022-01-31|
|Southeast Connecticut Council Governments||$ 265,874||   ||2020-08-01||2022-01-31|
|Northeast Michigan Council Of Governments||$ 234,626||   ||2020-06-01||2022-01-31|
|Monmouth, County Of||$ 231,500||   ||2020-07-01||2021-12-31|
|Veterans Affairs, Virginia Department Of||$ 775,000||   ||2020-07-01||2021-12-31|
|Flint Hills Regional Council, Inc.||$ 466,420||   ||2020-07-01||2021-12-31|
|Transportation, Delaware Department Of||$ 270,000||   ||2020-07-01||2021-12-31|
Fiscal Year 2015: The program is expected to fund 24 new Joint Land Use Studies and 8 Joint Land Use Studies were completed. More than 72 planning studies are underway across the country, providing assistance throughout 32 States and more than 72 local communities. Fiscal Year 2016: During FY16 the program responded to 20 new Joint Land Use Study nominations from the Military Services and two Joint Land Use Studies were completed. In response to the April 3, 2015, Notice of Federal Funding Opportunity for Siting of Compatible Energy Development, the first grant award was made to a local government/state university partnership for community planning assistance to help address the siting of energy projects that would adversely affect DoD's test, training, and military operations, especially when located near installations, ranges, or on lands beneath designated military training routes or special use airspace. During FY16 more than 75 compatible use projects were underway across the country, providing assistance throughout 26 States. Fiscal Year 2017: No Current Data Available
Uses and Use Restrictions
Respond to encroachment of the civilian community that is likely to impair the continued operational utility of the military installation through a Compatible Use or Joint Land Use Study.
The State and/or local government partners with the military installation to plan and carry out strategies promoting compatible civilian development adjacent to installations, ranges, and military flight corridors.
The study includes a strategic plan with specific implementation actions to ensure civilian growth and development are compatible with vital training, testing, and other military missions.
Applicants for this assistance are to contact the Office of Economic Adjustment and a Project Manager will be assigned to work with the applicant to determine eligibility for assistance under this program.
States, counties, municipalities, other political subdivisions of a State, and special purpose units of a State or local government are eligible for this assistance if the Director, Office of Economic Adjustment determines that the encroachment of the civilian community is likely to impair the continued operational utility of the military installation.
States and communities, including local property owners, as well as the local military installation.
Applicants will be required to provide documentation consistent with the authority under which the assistance is being sought. Applicants must document their intent to work with the Military Department, Federal, State, and local officials, residents, businesses, and landowners to cooperatively participate in the development and implementation of a strategic plan and specific implementation measures to ensure civilian growth and development are compatible with the continued operational utility of the military installation. Applicants also must show evidence that the proposed planning process and implementation measures will prevent further encroachment on the military installation. 2 CFR 200, Subpart E - Cost Principles applies to this program.
Aplication and Award Process
When in receipt of a Military Department nomination, the Office of Economic Adjustment Director will notify the Installation Commander that an Office of Economic Adjustment Project Manager will schedule a visit to provide a program overview and confirm the Installation Commander?s support to engage the affected local governments and/or State in a Joint Land Use Study.
The Project Manager also will validate encroachment of the civilian community that is likely to impair the continued operational utility of the military installation.
After confirming installation support for the Joint Land Use Study and validating civilian encroachment, the Project Manager then will proceed to engage the affected local governments and/or State to confirm their interest and support to undertake the study and carry out the study recommendations.
Once support from the Installation Commander and affected local governments and/or State is confirmed, the Project Manager will work with the local governments and/or State to craft an effective and responsive program of assistance to ensure civilian growth and development are compatible with the continued operational utility of the military installation. The Office of Economic Adjustment also may provide community planning assistance to help prevent the siting of energy projects from adversely affecting Department of Defense test, training, and military operations.
The Office of Economic Adjustment will consider on a continuing basis, subject to available appropriations, proposals for grant assistance to support communities, regions, and states to assist in the siting of energy project investments so they do not impair the continued operational utility of a Department of Defense installation.
Commercial development of energy projects may affect unique military activities and readiness, especially when located near installations, ranges, or on lands beneath designated military training routes or special use airspace.
State and local governments can support effective collaboration, early engagement and dialog between the Department of Defense and energy developers to ensure proposed energy projects may proceed without compromising the military missions.
A proposal must respond to the need to ensure proposed energy projects may proceed without compromising Department of Defense test, training, and military operations, to include radar interference from wind turbines; low-level flight obstructions associated with tall structures such as solar power towers and wind turbine projects; electromagnetic interference from high voltage electrical transmission lines; and glint and glare impacts to flight operations associated with solar photovoltaic arrays or power tower projects near military airfields.
Details on how to apply can be found in the April 3, 2015, Federal Register Notice. The Office of Economic Adjustment Project Manager will provide necessary information to assist the State or local government to prepare and submit an application for financial assistance under this program.
Environmental impact information is not 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.
2 CFR 200, Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards applies to this program. An application (SF 424, budget, program or project narrative and assurances) must be submitted that outlines the proposed project and expenditure of funds. Applications and supporting documentation must be submitted to the Director, Office of Economic Adjustment, Department of Defense. Applicants will be invited to submit their applications and supporting documentation electronically to the Director, Office of Economic Adjustment, Department of Defense. In instances where, for whatever reason, an electronic application cannot be submitted, provisions may be made to accept a paper application addressed to: Director, Office of Economic Adjustment, Department of Defense, 2231 Crystal Drive, Suite 520, Arlington, VA 22202-3711.
Applications are reviewed by Office of Economic Adjustment staff. The Office of Economic Adjustment may consult with other Federal agencies as necessary in consideration of an application. Any issues or concerns noted in the application may be negotiated with the applicant prior to the application being accepted as final by the Office of Economic Adjustment. Awards by the Director, Office of Economic Adjustment, will be made on the basis of an approved final application.
10 U.S.C. 2391.
Range of Approval/Disapproval Time
To the extent practicable, the Office of Economic Adjustment will inform an applicant of approval within seven business days of the receipt of a final, completed application for planning assistance, and thirty business days of the receipt of a final, completed application for other types of assistance to carry out community adjustments or economic diversification programs. The Office of Economic Adjustment will promptly inform an applicant of the rejection of any application once its due diligence has been completed.
Formula and Matching Requirements
This program has no statutory formula. Matching Requirements: A minimum of ten percent of the project's total proposed funding is to be comprised of non-Federal sources. This program does not have MOE requirements.
Length and Time Phasing of Assistance
Length of assistance may extend across more than one period and will be determined on the basis of project need and requirements. Project periods may occur over a 12 to 24 month period. See the following for information on how assistance is awarded/released: Funds are disbursed quarterly or as required.
Post Assistance Requirements
Program reports are required.
Cash reports are required.
Progress reports are required.
Expenditure reports are required.
The frequency of these reports will be identified in the 'Terms and Conditions' of the award.
Performance monitoring may be required.
The frequency of monitoring will be identified in the 'Terms and Conditions' of the award.
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. Standard Federal audit requirements apply, as appropriate to the type of recipient. These audits are due to the cognizant Federal agency, submitted through the Federal Audit Clearinghouse, not later than 9 months after the end of the Grantee?s fiscal year.
Grant records shall be retained for a period of 3 years from the day the recipient submits its final expenditure report. If any litigation, claim, negotiation, audit, or other action involving the records has been started before the expiration of the 3-year period, the records must be retained until completion of the action and resolution of all issues which arise from it, or until the end of the regular 3-year period, whichever is later. Grant records include financial and program/progress reports, support documents, statistical records, and other documents that support the activity and/or expenditure of the recipient or subrecipient under the award.
(Project Grants) FY 15 $5,667,021; FY 16 est $6,445,937; and FY 17 est $11,770,000
Range and Average of Financial Assistance
$50,000 - $750,000; $250,000.
Regulations, Guidelines, and Literature
The Recipient, and any subrecipient or consultant/contractor, operating under the terms of a grant or cooperative agreement shall comply with all Federal, State, and local laws including the following, where applicable: Part 1103 of title 2, Code of Federal Regulations (CFR), Interim Grants and Cooperative Agreements Implementation of Guidance in 2 CFR Part 200, 'Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards ;? Part 25 of title 32, CFR, OMB Circular A-133;? Audits of States, Local Governments and Non-Profit Organizations;? Part 28 of title 32, CFR, 'New Restrictions on Lobbying;' Part 1125 of title 2, CFR, ?Department of Defense Nonprocurement Debarment and Suspension,? Subpart B, ?Requirements for Recipients Other Than Individuals,? of Part 26 of title 32, CFR, ?Governmentwide Requirements for Drug-Free Workplace (Financial Assistance);? and Part 25 of title 2, CFR, ?Universal Identifier and Central Contractor Registration.?
Regional or Local Office
See Regional Agency Offices. Regional Director, Western Region Office of Economic Adjustment, Department of Defense, 1325 J Street, Suite 1500, Sacramento, CA 95814. Phone: (916) 557-7365.
Director, 2231 Crystal Drive, Suite 520, Arlington, Virginia 22202-3711 Email: oea.ncr.OEA.firstname.lastname@example.org Phone: (703) 697-2130 Fax: (703) 607-0170
Criteria for Selecting Proposals
Not applicable. Awards are based on eligibility and availability of funds.
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