APPLICANT’S / INFORMATION BRIEFING FEMA 1668 DR-LA. Public Assistance. APPLICATION PROCEDURES. In accordance with, 44 Code Federal Regulations § 206.202 Grantee responsible for: Applicant Registration Applicant Information Applicant Application Technical Assistance
FEMA 1668 DR-LA
Attention: Disaster Recovery Division
FEMA Disaster Number FEMA-DR-LA 1668
1668-From,October 16, 2006, and Continuing
Consumer Price Index Indicator Federal Fiscal Year 2007
Initial Statewide @ $ 1.22
Parishes @ $ 3.05
“Supplemental Federal Assistance provided under the provisions of the Stafford Act to State and Local Governments and certain eligible Private Non-Profit (PNP) Organizations; other than Assistance for the direct benefit of Individuals and Families”
CODE OF FEDERAL REGULATIONS (CFR)
1. Improved Project: Damaged facility to use the opportunity to make additional improvements. Limited to the Federal Share of the Approved Estimate (GAR approval required).
2. Alternate Project: Applies to large and small projects. Example: Building destroyed / construct a sidewalk. Federal funding limited to 75% of Federal Share (permanent restorative work) (RD approval). Request must be made within 12 months of Kickoff Meeting. FEMA and GOHSEP approval required.
“It is a requirement of the Stafford Act that, in the administration of the Public Assistance Program, Eligible Assistance be delivered as Expeditiouslyas possible Consistent with Federal Laws and Regulations”.
THE STATE AGREES TO:
1. Manage grants within the Limits of the Stafford Act.
2. Keep Sub-Grantees informed of the Status of Projects.
3. Provide Full Payment as soon as possible.
1. State Agencies
2. Local Governments
3. Indian Tribes
4. Eligible Private Nonprofit Operations / That provide essential type services to the general public (IRS Tax exempt)
If expense is incurred or an item of work is required:
1. As a result of a Declared Event.
2. Work Is within Designated Disaster Area.
3. Work Is the Responsibility of the Applicant.
4. Not within Authority of another Program.
1. Repairs & Replacement- Cannot be Pre-Existing
2. Paving- Loss of Paved surface is ELIGIBLE
3. System Standards- Formal Adoption required
4. Beautification Items - NOT ELIGIBLE
5. Must be functional at time of the disaster
1. Levees & Dams- Projects written by Inspectors with comments from COE or Nat. Resources Conservation Service
2. Drainage Channels- Restore Pre-Flood Capacity
3. Natural Streams- Only Debris foreign to that Stream and Constitutes an Immediate Threat is ELIGIBLE
4. Seeding & Sodding- Used in Disturbed areasonly
5. Siltation-Review time of last Maintenance to determine amount caused by Disaster Event
1. Restoration - Return to Predisaster Design in Accordance with current Codes & Standards
2. Extensive Damage-Repairs ELIGIBLE only when the building is structurally sound & feasible to repair
3. Relocation- If Totally Destroyed by Flood, then relocation from the Flood Plain will be studied
4. Insurance- Commercial Carrier Pays First,
Deductibles and Depreciation are ELIGIBLE
5. Equipment- Should be replaced with Used/Surplus
6. Supplies- Replaced to Predisaster Quantities
7. Vehicles- Project written less insurance using Blue Book Value (includes Equipment)
1. Electrical- Restore to Predisaster Condition in the most Economical manner (State Guidelines Red Book)
2. Sewer Collapse- Damage should be obvious / limited Inspection may be eligible (video), but must be approved in advance. Cannot search for problems.
3. Cleaning- Eligible when necessary to restore proper functioning of the system in specific reaches.
4. Revenues- Loss of Revenue is NOT ELIGIBLE.
5. Loss of Inventory- Is ELIGIBLEwhen documented.
1. Trees- NOT ELIGIBLE
2. Grass- Normally NOT ELIGIBLE
3. Beaches- Permanent restoration on the Sand on natural Beaches is NOT ELIGIBLE
4. Public Park facilities and structures may be eligible. Check with State Parks Commission.
(1) Item is only available single source.
(2) An emergency exists.
(3) After solicitation, competition insufficient.
In response to recognizing the environmental & historic issues, the State and FEMA Region VI has initiated action to recognize these issues
CONTACT ANY OF THE FOLLOWING: