To assist local government
or States, on behalf of local governments, to undertake community economic
adjustment planning activities to respond to military base opening or
TYPES OF ASSISTANCE:
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USES AND USE RESTRICTIONS:
DoD funding may be provided for community growth management planning
activities when the opening or expansion of a military installation results in
large-scale military- related population growth requiring additional public
facilities and services off base. Activities include, but are not limited to:
Staffing, operating and administrative costs, and general or specialized
community economic adjustment management studies.
Applicant Eligibility: An applicant may be eligible for DoD funding
if: (a) The establishment or expansion of a local military installation involves
the assignment of more than 2,000 military, civilian and DoD contractor
personnel to a new or expanded installation; or the assignment of more military,
civilian, and contractor DoD personnel that is equal to 10 percent of employment
in counties or independent municipalities within 15 miles of the installation,
whichever is lesser; (b) the new or expanded installation will result in a
direct and significantly adverse consequence on the affected community; and (c)
other special impact assistance is not available. State or local organizations
and federally recognized Indian tribes located within the 50 States, the
District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico and Guam are eligible if
the above criteria are met.
Beneficiary Eligibility: States, on behalf of local governments;
regional organizations composed of State and local governments; and federally
recognized Indian tribes that represent the impacted area.
Credentials/Documentation: (a) The Defense action has occurred or will
occur; (b) it has imposed or is likely to impose a direct and significantly
adverse consequence; (c) other special impact assistance is not available; and
(d) the threshold criterion of the legislation for new or expanding
installations has been or will be met.
Pre-application Coordination: This program is eligible for coverage
under E.O. 12372, "Intergovernmental Review of Federal Programs." An
applicant should consult the office or official designated as the single point
of contact in his or her State for more information on the process the State
requires to be followed in applying for assistance, if the State has selected
the program for review. Communities interested in obtaining DoD funding for
military base reuse studies or community economic adjustment planning activities
should contact DoD's Office of Economic Adjustment for pre-application guidance.
Application Procedure: The standard application forms required by 32
CFR Part 33 must be used for this program. Applications and supporting
documentation should be submitted to the Director, Office of Economic
Adjustment, OASD (ES), 400 Army Navy Drive, Suite 200, Arlington, VA 22202-2884.
Award Procedure: Applications are approved by the Director, Office of
Range of Approval/Disapproval Time: Seven days once an acceptable
application has been received.
Formula and Matching Requirements: This program has no statutory
formula. A minimum of 25 percent nonfederal cash match is expected.
Length and Time Phasing of Assistance: A grant period usually ranges 1
year. Funds are disbursed quarterly or as required. Funds should be expanded
during the grant period.
POST ASSISTANCE REQUIREMENTS:
Reports: Quarterly financial and progress reports are required.
Audits: In accordance with the provisions of OMB Circular No. A-133
(Revised, June 24, 1997), "Audits of States, Local Governments, and
Non-Profit Organizations," nonfederal entities that expend financial
assistance of $300,000 or more in Federal awards will have a single or a
program-specific audit conducted for that year. Nonfederal entities that expend
less than $300,000 a year in Federal awards are exempt from Federal audit
requirements for that year, except as noted in Circular No. A-133.
Records: In accordance with 32 CFR Part 33.
Account Identification: 97-0100-0-1-051.
Obligations: (Grants) FY 01 $0; FY 02 est $0; and FY 03 est $150,000.
Range and Average of Financial Assistance: $100,000 to $150,000.