C&O Canal National Historical Park – Vegetation Control and Invas

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Funding Opportunity ID: 316880
Opportunity Number: P19AC00247
Opportunity Title: C&O Canal National Historical Park – Vegetation Control and Invas
Opportunity Category: Discretionary
Opportunity Category Explanation:
Funding Instrument Type: Cooperative Agreement
Category of Funding Activity: Employment, Labor and Training
Category Explanation:
CFDA Number(s): 15.931
Eligible Applicants: Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
Additional Information on Eligibility: This is NOT a request for applications. This agreement was previously competed under Cooperative Agreement P15AC00031.
Agency Code: DOI-NPS
Agency Name: Department of the Interior
National Park Service
Posted Date: Jun 10, 2019
Close Date: Jun 20, 2019 This is NOT a request for applications. This agreement was previously competed under Cooperative Agreement P15AC00031.
Last Updated Date: Jun 10, 2019
Award Ceiling: $412,643
Award Floor: $1
Estimated Total Program Funding: $412,643
Expected Number of Awards: 1
Description: 1. The Recipient shall carry out the Statement of Work in accordance with the terms and conditions stated herein. The Recipient shall adhere to Federal, state, and local laws, regulations, and codes, as applicable.1. Provide all labor required to provide general maintenance, vegetation/small tree removal and to execute this agreement to its full requirements. 2. Provide four (4) crews led by the Recipient working within the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal National Historical Park (Park). Each crew is required to be comprised of one (1) crew leader and two (2) crew members. One (1) crew will report directly to the Palisades maintenance shop (Potomac, MD); three (3) crews will report directly to the Williamsport maintenance shop (Williamsport, MD). All crews are required to support in any/all maintenance related needs and to perform routine preventative maintenance on historic stone culverts and locks throughout the year. The crew leaders will work for 52 weeks starting June 1, 2019 – May 31, 2020, the crew members will work for 15 weeks after the start date, June 1, 2019 – through approximately September 15, 2019. The crew is not authorized to work in the Park without a Recipient supervisor present at all times unless the Park grants authorization to do so. Work shall be performed during regular NPS working hours 7am – 3:30pm Monday – Friday. Work on Federal Holidays or weekends is prohibited. The Recipient crews are required to follow the non-essential personnel procedures during Park closures or inclement weather conditions. Once underway, the work shall be executed in a single continuous phase. 4. Perform the following type of work in the Park:a. Work shall not commence until all crew members have completed all the required training for this project. I.E chainsaw training, first aid/CPR (NPS provided).b. Supplement NPS maintenance staff to perform routine daily maintenance within the park. i.e. vegetation removal, grass cutting, trash clean up, preventative maintenance activities, etc. c. Remove small trees, shrubs, brush, and/ or vegetation from the area around, on, and within 20 feet of historic stone culverts, locks, flumes, abutments, walls and any other historic stone structure within the park boundaries that the NPS deems the need for vegetation removal. All tree removal must be coordinated with and approved by the NPS liaison prior to commencing work.d. Operate Government furnished equipment such as mowers, small equipment, towing trailers, vehicles, etc.
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