FY2017 Implementation of Management Plan

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Funding Opportunity ID: 296018
Opportunity Number: NPS-DOIP17AC00764
Opportunity Title: FY2017 Implementation of Management Plan
Opportunity Category: Discretionary
Opportunity Category Explanation:
Funding Instrument Type: Cooperative Agreement
Category of Funding Activity: Community Development
Category Explanation:
CFDA Number(s): 15.939
Eligible Applicants: Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
Additional Information on Eligibility:
Agency Code: DOI-NPS
Agency Name: Department of the Interior
National Park Service
Posted Date: Jul 31, 2017
Close Date: Aug 10, 2017
Last Updated Date: Jul 31, 2017
Award Ceiling: $300,000
Award Floor: $0
Estimated Total Program Funding: $300,000
Expected Number of Awards: 1
Description: NATIONAL PARK SERVICE FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: NOTICE OF INTENT TO AWARD This announcement is not a request for applications. This announcement is to provide public notice of the National Park Service’s intention to award a task agreement under a previously competed or single source justified master cooperative agreement. ABSTRACT Funding Announcement Number NPS-DOIP17AC00764 Project Title FY2017 Implementation of Kenai Mountain Turnagain Arm National Heritage Area Management Plan Recipient Kenai Mountains-Turnagain Arm Corridor Communities Association Anticipated Federal Funding $300,000 Non-federal Cost Share 1 to 1 Anticipated Period of Performance October 1, 2017-September 30, 2020 Award Instrument Task Agreement under Master Cooperative Agreement P15AC00199 Statutory Authority 54 U.S.C. §101702(a) Cooperative Agreements, Transfer of Service Appropriated Funds The Act, Public Law. No. 111-11, established the Kenai Mountains-Turnagain Arm National Heritage Area and directed the Secretary to enter into a compact with the management entity, the Association. CFDA # and Title 15.939 National Heritage Area Federal Financial Assistance Point of Contact James Cato james_cato@nps.gov ARTICLE I – BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES Cooperative Agreement Number P15AC00199 was entered into by and between the Department of the Interior, National Park Service, (NPS), and the Kenai Mountains-Turnagain Arm Corridor Communities Association (hereafter “Association”) for the purpose of fulfilling the management plan goals. Unless otherwise specified herein, the terms and conditions as stated in the Cooperative Agreement will apply to this Task Agreement. National Heritage Areas are places where natural, cultural, historic and scenic resources combine to form a cohesive, nationally important landscape arising from human activity shaped by geography. These patterns make National Heritage Areas representative of the national experience through the physical features that remain and the traditions that have evolved in them. These regions are acknowledged by Congress for their capacity to tell nationally important stories about our nation. This Task Agreement focuses on planning, administration, marketing, and preservation and conservation projects that are within the scope of the approved management plan for the Kenai Mountains-Turnagain Arm National Heritage Area (KMTANHA) and serve a public purpose under Public Law. No. 111-11. ARTICLE II – LEGAL AUTHORITY NPS enters into this Agreement pursuant to: 54 U.S.C. §101702(a) Cooperative Agreements, Transfer of Service Appropriated Funds The Act, Public Law. No. 111-11, established the Kenai Mountains-Turnagain Arm National Heritage Area and directed the Secretary to enter into a compact with the management entity, the Association. ARTICLE III – STATEMENT OF WORK A. The Association agrees to: 1. See Attachment A for FY2017 Statement of Work items. Project details are contained within individual project proposals reviewed by the National Park Service, approved by the board of the directors and maintained by the executive director. 2. Develop project contracts with individuals or organizations for projects approved by the board of directors. 3. Review progress on projects at regularly scheduled board meetings and review financial reports provided by subgrantees. 4. Will complete Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act for all projects and subgrants that have undertakings on properties that are eligible or designated on the National Register of Historic Places prior to distributing federal funding to the subgrantee. B. NPS agrees to: 1. Will provide advisory, technical and financial assistance to KMTANHA regarding the implementation of the management plan. 2. Will review KMTANHA’s list of applicants and recommended subgrants to ensure compliance with the heritage area’s management plan and enabling legislation. 3. Provide technical assistance on projects requiring Section 106 consultation, by advising on the appropriate level of effect, reviewing projects for compliance with the Secretary of Interior Standards for the Treatment of Historic Properties, and facilitating consultation efforts between the KMTANHA and the Alaska State Historic Preservation Office.
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