San Luis Unit, Central Valley

Construction and operation of facilities to provide drainage service to lands within the San Luis Unit of the Central Valley Project of central California.




Related Programs

Examples of Funded Projects

Fiscal Year 2017: During Fiscal Year 2017, agreements funded activities in support of the Grassland Bypass Project such as monitoring of physical and biological parameters.

Also funded was a Grant to help reduce the impacts of drainage water.

For Fiscal Year 2018, we will continue funding prior agreements with modifications to suit new monitoring or operation requirements.

Fiscal Year 2018: Information not available.

Fiscal Year 2019: Information not available.


Agency - Department of the Interior

The Department of the Interior protects and provides access to the Nation's natural and cultural heritage, including responsibilities to Indian tribes and island communities. Departmental goals include resource protection and usage, overseeing recreational opportunities, serving communities and excellence in management.

Office - See Regional Agency Offices.

Technical/Program Information: Bureau of Reclamation, South-Central California Area Office, Attention: Jeffrey Papendick, 1243 N Street, Fresno, CA, 93721.

Telephone (559) 487-5340.

Fax (559) 487-5130.

Email: jpapendick@usbr.gov Acquisition Office: Bureau of Reclamation, Mid-Pacific Regional Office, Acquisition Services, 2800 Cottage Way, Room E-1815, Sacramento, California 95825-1898.

Telephone (916) 978-5130.

Fax (916) 978-5175/5182.

Email: 2WG3@usbr.gov.
Website Address

http://www.usbr.gov/mp




Program Accomplishments

Fiscal Year 2017: Fiscal Year 2017 financial assistance consisted of 1 agreement in support of the Grassland Bypass Project and 1 agreements in support of Drainage Services on the Westside of the San Joaquin Valley. Fiscal Year 2018: Information not available. Fiscal Year 2019: Information not available.

Uses and Use Restrictions

To be used for projects that will result in construction and operation of drainage facilities in the San Luis Unit and adjacent areas.

For further information, please contact the regional office.

Eligibility Requirements

Applicant Eligibility

Any responsible source, to include irrigation and/or water districts, State and local entities, public nonprofit institutions/organizations, other public institutions/organizations, Federally recognized Indian Tribal Governments, small businesses, profit organizations, private nonprofit institutions/organizations, quasi-public nonprofit institutions/organizations, and other private institutions/organizations.

Beneficiary Eligibility

Irrigation and/or water districts, State and local entities, farmers and ranchers, agricultural producers, and owners of drainage impacted land within the San Luis Unit of the Central Valley Project.

Credentials/Documentation

No Credentials or documentation are required. This program is excluded from coverage under 2 CFR 200, Subpart E - Cost Principles.

Aplication and Award Process

Preapplication Coordination

Environmental compliance for this program may be required depending on the scope of the specific project funded.

This may result in the need for an environmental impact assessment or environmental impact statement prior to the commencement of project 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 Procedures

2 CFR 200, Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards applies to this program. Funding opportunity announcements for this program, along with registration procedures, application packages and instructions, SF-424 forms and any other forms to be used to submit application information, points of contact, and procedures for submitting applications will be available on www.grants.gov.

Award Procedures

All applications will be initially screened for eligibility and compliance with the requirements stated in the program funding announcement. Applications passing this screening process will be forwarded for review by a proposal evaluation panel comprised of qualified Federal experts in the program area; however, non-Federal experts may be utilized for specific project reviews. Applications will be reviewed against the proposal evaluation criteria, and any additional review factors, as stated in the funding announcement. Final selection will be determined by the Commissioner, Bureau of Reclamation, or regional officials, as applicable to the project.

Deadlines

Contact the headquarters or regional office, as appropriate, for application deadlines.

Authorization

San Luis Unit, Central Valley Project Act of June 3, 1960, Public Law 86-488, 74 Stat.156, Sec. 5.

Range of Approval/Disapproval Time

Varies depending on the type and complexity of the project. Further information will be available for each specific project at the time the funding opportunity announcement is posted on www.grants.gov and may be obtained by contacting the Bureau of Reclamation personnel listed as the point of contact in the funding announcement.

Appeals

None. Final award decisions are not subject to appeal; however, the Bureau of Reclamation will provide all applicants with information on why their proposals were not selected for award.

Renewals

If renewals or extensions are applicable to the project, this information will be included in the funding opportunity announcement. When renewals or extensions are applicable, continuation of funding for these activities is at the discretion of Congress and will be subject to availability of appropriated funds.

Assistance Considerations

Formula and Matching Requirements

This program has no statutory formula. Matching Requirements: There is no statutory requirement for cost sharing; however, applicants are encouraged to provide a cost share whenever possible. MOE requirements are not applicable to this program.

Length and Time Phasing of Assistance

Length and time phasing information, as applicable, will be included in funding announcements for this program on www.grants.gov. See the following for information on how assistance is awarded/released: Payment terms vary by agreement awarded under this program.

Post Assistance Requirements

Reports

Unless otherwise stated in the agreement document, recipients shall submit on an annual basis the Program Performance Reports.

Upon completion of the agreement, recipients shall submit a final Program Performance Report, and other 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 on an annual basis the SF-425, Federal Financial Report.

Upon completion of the agreement, recipients shall submit a final SF-425.

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

All recipients of Federal awards shall maintain project records in accordance with 2 CFR 200.333 Retention requirements for records. Financial records, supporting documents, statistical records, and all other non-Federal entity records pertinent to a Federal award must be retained for a period of three years from the date of submission of the final expenditure report or, for Federal awards that are renewed quarterly or annually, from the date of the submission of the quarterly or annual financial report, respectively, as reported to the Federal awarding agency or pass-through entity in the case of a subrecipient. Federal awarding agencies and pass-through entities must not impose any other record retention requirements upon non-Federal entities, except as noted in 2 CFR 200.333.

Financial Information

Account Identification

14-0680-0-1-301.

Obigations

(Project Grants (Cooperative Agreements)) FY 17 $3,047,817; FY 18 est $2,000,000; and FY 19 est $3,000,000

Range and Average of Financial Assistance

Range $32,600 - $122,700 Average $124,014.67.

Regulations, Guidelines, and Literature

2 CFR 200 UNIFORM ADMINISTRATIVE REQUIREMENTS, COST PRINCIPLES, AND AUDIT REQUIREMENTS FOR FEDERAL AWARDS and the applicable OMB Circulars. These documents may also be obtained by contacting the Bureau of Reclamation Office listed below.

Information Contacts

Regional or Local Office

See Regional Agency Offices. Technical/Program Information: Bureau of Reclamation, South-Central California Area Office, Attention: Jeffrey Papendick, 1243 N Street, Fresno, CA, 93721. Telephone (559) 487-5340. Fax (559) 487-5130. Email: jpapendick@usbr.gov Acquisition Office: Bureau of Reclamation, Mid-Pacific Regional Office, Acquisition Services, 2800 Cottage Way, Room E-1815, Sacramento, California 95825-1898. Telephone (916) 978-5130. Fax (916) 978-5175/5182. Email: 2WG3@usbr.gov.

Headquarters Office

NA NA, Washington, District of Columbia NA Phone: NA

Criteria for Selecting Proposals

Specific evaluation criteria will be included in the funding announcement posted on www.grants.gov.



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