NB_390_21_3 - NB 390-21-3 PDM – FY 2022 - Funding Request for the Watershed Rehabilitation Program
NB 390-21-3 PDM – FY 2022 - Funding Request for the Watershed Rehabilitation Program
National Bulletin: 390-21-3 Date: March 16, 2021
Subject: PDM – FY 2022 - Funding Request for the Watershed Rehabilitation Program


Action Required By:  June 30, 2021
 
Purpose.  To provide instructions for submitting Watershed Rehabilitation Program FY 2022 funding requests. Funding requests are for all phases of the Watershed Rehabilitation Program including assessments, planning, design, and construction.
 
Expiration Date.  September 30, 2021
 

Background.  FY 2022 Watershed Rehabilitation Program funding will be allocated to States in early FY 2022. Requests for FY 2022 project funding must be submitted by completing the form “FY 2022 Funds Request for Potential Watershed Rehabilitation Projects.”

Action. To be considered for FY 2022 funding for planning, form “FY 2022 Funds Request for Potential Watershed Rehabilitation Projects” and required documents listed below must be completed and submitted by COB June 30, 2021.

Form “FY 2022 Funds Request for Potential Watershed Rehabilitation Projects” can be accessed from the Watershed Rehabilitation SharePoint site.

The documents listed below must be completed and be uploaded to the State’s Rehab SharePoint folder “FY 2022 Funds Request” by COB June 30, 2021.

1. Gantt chart or excel spreadsheet showing timeline to complete milestone activities and deliverables for each project phase requested for funding.

2. Documentation supporting the technical assistance funds requested:

a. cost estimate for in-house staff
b. independent government estimate (IGE) for A&E services 

3. A completed “Evaluation of Potential Rehabilitation Project” worksheet for projects requesting funding for planning or implementation. A copy of the worksheet is located on the Rehab SharePoint site.

5. Letter from sponsor(s) documenting their understanding and commitment to the project. See 390-NWPM, Part 505, Subpart A, Section 505.32 B (xi). 4. Documentation supporting population at risk (PAR) computations.

6. Signed SF-424 from the sponsor for planning implementation and/or sponsor letter of request for a dam assessment.

7. State Conservationist certification that the request represents the needs for the State and watershed project sponsors.

Funding requests and supporting documentation for watershed rehabilitation projects must be submitted by COB June 30, 2021.

 
     
 
Contact.   Contact. For questions or comments regarding the FY2022 Watershed Rehabilitation Program fund requests, contact Jesse Wilson, National Watershed Rehabilitation Program manager at 202-720-0189 or jesse.wilson@usda.gov.
 
 

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JIMMY BRAMBLETT
Deputy Chief for Programs 

 
 
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