Health Center Capital Development. Post-Award Technical Assistance Call October 21, 2010. Objectives. Describe the Capital Development (CD) awards Discuss critical compliance requirements Review the terms and conditions of the CD Notice of Grant Awards (NGA)
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Post-Award Technical Assistance Call
October 21, 2010
Health centers proposed the following types of CD projects
Alteration/renovation: includes work required to modernize, improve, and/or change the interior arrangements or other physical characteristics of an existing facility or install equipment. This type of project does not increase square footage of the existing structure.
Construction (new site or expansion of existing site): includes—(i) adding a new structure to an existing site that increases the total square footage of the facility; and (ii) permanently affixing structure (e.g., modular units, prefabricated buildings) to real property (i.e., land).
Lease Agreement Or Deed is needed:
For all Construction and A/R/R over $500K (total project cost less equipment)
Provide a Statement of Agreement from the facility owner.
What to include:
Approval of the scope of the CD project.
Agreement to provide the applicant with reasonable control of the project site.
Agreement to file an NFI in the land records of the local jurisdiction before the project begins.
Please note—for projects that are A/R/R and $500K or less:
The applicant must certify that the existing lease gives the applicant reasonable control of the project site;
Is consistent with the scope of the CD project; and
Is in compliance with all terms and conditions affecting the Federal interest.
Definition of “reasonable control” for the purpose of the CD grant
Is considered the ability to implement the project and realize the benefits of the project without unnecessary demands to the grantee organization.
If an extension to a submission deadline is needed:
Please discuss with your assigned C8A Project Officer and/or Grants Management Specialist
Sufficient justification will be needed when requesting an extension
Describe the impact of the extension on the overall construction timeline
Recipients can proceed with preliminary CD work but must wait to break ground until the project has been cleared by HRSA (preliminary work includes site plans, architectural and engineering schematics, environmental and historic preservation requirements)