Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (HMGP). Applicant’s Briefing FEMA DR-LA 1521 Flooding May 12, 2004 Briefing Conducted from LSU / October 27, 2004. Applicant Briefing for Hazard Mitigation Grant Program.
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FEMA DR-LA 1521
May 12, 2004
Briefing Conducted from LSU / October 27, 2004
To prepare local officials and potential applicants for application for the Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (HMGP).
The briefing will help applicant’s to more effectively manage the program in accordance with New Revised State Guidelines.
PRIVATE NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATIONS
Section 501 (c), (d), (e) of the Internal Revenue Service Code
Medical, Residential Health Care Facilities, Educational, Emergency Utility.
. . . Any sustained action taken to reduce or eliminate long-term risk to people and property from natural hazards and theireffects.
The project should be consistent with the State / local Hazard Mitigation priorities and Plan.
Develops, adopts and updates local mitigation strategy.
Submits HMGP projects to LHLS/EP.
Implements the project and maintains all project documentation.
Ensures all project costs are reasonable and in compliance with all applicable federal, state, and local requirements governing the use of federal funds.
Types of Mitigation Activities
1. Substantially damaged structures.
2. Target repetitive loss structures by ranking (Proof of Flood Insurance required).
3. Repetitive loss structures in order based on cost-benefit analysis.
Note – Structure must be primary residence or for non recreational use.
Retrofitting of Public Facilities
1. Potable water systems
2. Sewer systems
3. Forced drainage systems
4. Emergency Operations Centers -
Minor Drainage Projects
1. Federal share of $500,000 or less
2. Have all environmental consultation letters.
3. Have applied for all applicable Federal,
State and Local permits.
4. Must be in design and development stage at time of submittal
5. Demonstrate cost to benefit analysis
(1) Pre – Application/Letter of Intent
(2) Engineering Checklist
(3) Copy of Benefit Cost Analysis
Deadline:December 6, 2004
State Hazard Mitigation Team Reviews
Pre –Applications Projects and
selects projects for complete application submission.(Finalist)
Deadline:December 20, 2004
LHLS/EP Conducts Eligible Applicant Briefings
October 27, 2004
Continued on next slide
Complete Applications submitted to
LHLS/EP for submission
Deadline:February 25, 2005
If Approved and funds obligated, Subgrantee notified and LHLS/EP begins Grant Management
SHMT team reviews complete applications; makes selections for FEMA Review and
FEMA Review and
Point of Contact
Detailed Project Description
Project Impacts/Area(s) Effected
For construction projects, a percentage of completion calculations should be included with the SF 270. Payments will not be processed without a current signed quarterly report on file with our agency.
No more than 80% of the total Federal funds obligated to the project will be paid until the project is closed out. Projects with total costs greater that $100,000, the subgrantee will inform the grantee when the project is at or near 50% completion. Periodic or compliance reviews will be conducted by the State at its discretion.
Applications will be ranked based upon the following criteria……..
Cost/ Benefit of the project 40%
Completeness of application 30%
Time frame of project 30%
FOR DISASTER 1521 (SPRING FLOODING)
THE APPROVED IMPLEMENTATION STRATEGY THE $452,892 HMGP FUNDS IS AS FOLLOWS……..
Projects (construction activities that would protect from flooding or alleviate flood waters more rapidly) with an approximate Fed share of up to 150K on each project.
(This rational would expend all funds available for 1521)
Pre – Application/Notice of Intent…….….DEC. 6, 2004
Notice to finalist…………………………..DEC. 20, 2004
Complete Application to State…………….FEB. 25, 2005
Notice of Approval……………………………TBA
Obligation of Funds/FEMA award……………TBA