G. E. M. A. Georgia Emergency Management Agency Office of Homeland Security. Public Assistance Applicant Briefing. FEMA-DR-1973-GA. Public Assistance Declared Counties April 29,2011. Bartow Catoosa Coweta Dade Floyd Greene Lamar Meriwether Monroe
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Georgia Emergency Management Agency Office of Homeland Security
Public Assistance Applicant Briefing
Large projects begun
Applicant may formulate
PO, Applicant, and State formulate large projects
The Public Assistance Program
WorkFactors of Eligibility
Inspections / Audit
Primary Point of ContactThe Applicant’s Agent Responsibility
FEMA/GEMA/Local - should agree on the scope of work and estimated cost
- Category A
- Categories C - G
Activities undertaken by a community before, during, and following a disaster to save lives, protect pubic health and safety, and protect improved public and private property
Repair/Replacement of roads, bridges, culverts, etc.
NOTE:Federal- Aid Roads, streets, and highways are ineligible
YEligible Permanent Work
Complies with federal, state, and local laws and regulations
Insurance proceeds, salvage value, and purchase discounts must be deductedGeneral Cost Eligibility
Historic Preservation &
Special Flood Hazard Areas
certification required if not reasonably
Failure to provide information may delay disbursement of funds.
The Public Assistance Program Doc-43
Document! Document!! Document!!!
Remember . . . Undocumented eligible expenses WILL NOT be reimbursed!
Rented Equipment Summary Record
Material Summary Record
Force Account Equipment Summary RecordSummary Records
Time and Materials contracts after first 70 hours of work
Suspended, Debarred Contractors
Cost Plus Percentage of Costs Contracts
FEMA Finds theses methods acceptable:
Debris removal . . . .
Emergency work . .
Permanent work . . .
Date of declaration
18 monthsWhat are the Timelines?
Sub-Grantee certifies work complete.
Sub-Grantee notifies State.
State conducts final inspection.
State makes final payment.
Additional forms and information can be obtained at:
GEMA PA: 404-635-7060
Submit RPA at this time
J. Ward 11/20/97
Send in within 30 days from declaration!