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Bureau of Indian Affairs Facilities_Operations and Maintenance
OF INDIAN AFFAIRS, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR
Self-Determination and Education Assistance Act, Public Law 93-638,
as amended, 25 U.S.C. 450.
provide funds for basic operating services to Bureau-owned or Bureau-operated
non-education facilities and to maintain these facilities in a safe
operating condition for the conduct of Bureau programs.
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AND USE RESTRICTIONS:
may be used for essential services for non-education physical plant
and utility systems throughout the Bureau. The Operation and Maintenance
may be used for personnel services, supplies, materials, equipment
and support for planning, reporting and managing the operations
and resources of the organization as well as heating, cooling, electricity,
water, sewage, refuse disposal, basic telecommunications equipment,
unscheduled and preventive maintenance, GSA vehicle rental, lease
agreements, and custodial and protection services.
Eligibility: Federally Recognized Indian Tribal
Governments who have Bureau-owned or Bureau-operated facilities
on their reservation.
AND AWARD PROCESS:
Eligibility: Federally Recognized Indian Tribal
Governments and occupants and visitors of Bureau-owned or Bureau-
Initial application must be accompanied by a resolution of the
governing body of the Indian tribe.
Coordination: An informal conference with the
Bureau of Indian Affairs agency representative is recommended. This
program is excluded from coverage under E.O. 12372.
Procedure: Initial applications must contain
the information specified in 25 CFR Part 900, Subpart C "Contract
Proposal Contents." Completed applications should be submitted
to the local Bureau agency or regional office listed in Appendix
IV of the Catalog.
Procedure: The dollar value of the award depends
upon the amount that would otherwise be spent for the program
through direct services provided by the Bureau. Operation and
Maintenance is based upon age and condition, size, utilities costs,
and other pertinent factors of the facility.
of Approval/Disapproval Time: Applications
will be processed within 90 days.
An unsuccessful applicant may request an informal conference with
the deciding official, or may appeal the denial of the application
to the Interior Board of Indian Appeals, or may bring suit in
U.S. District Court. Full appeal procedures are found in 25 CFR
Awards may be renewed indefinitely upon satisfactory performance
by the contractor/grantee and continued use of the facilities.
A notice of intent to renew should be submitted at least 90 days
prior to the expiration of the current award. The amount of the
award may be adjusted based on appropriations and need.
and Matching Requirements: Not applicable.
and Time Phasing of Assistance: Awards are
made on an annual basis and the funds remain available until expended
by the contractor/grantee. Payments may be made in advance or
by way of reimbursement. The timing of the payments will be negotiated
with the Indian tribe.
Financial status reports, SF 269A, are required. Program accomplishment
reporting requirements will be negotiated with the contractor/grantee.
For awards made under this program grantees/contractors are responsible
for obtaining audits in accordance with the Single Audit Act Amendments
of 1996 (31 U.S.C. 7501 et seq.).
Financial records must be retained for 3 years from the date of
submission of the single audit report. Procurement records must
be retained for 3 years from the date of final payment. Property
records must be retained for 3 years from the date of disposition,
replacement, or transfer. Records pertaining to any litigation,
audit exceptions or claims must be retained until the dispute
has been resolved.
(Grants) FY 01 $1,100,000; FY 02 est $1,187,200; and FY 03 est
and Average of Financial Assistance: Not available.
Approximately 1,263 Bureau owned or operated buildings, excluding
quarters, containing approximately 3,500,000 square feet receive
funds. These funds help ensure that the facilities used are safe,
clean, and well-maintained.
GUIDELINES, AND LITERATURE:
25 CFR Part 900; OMB Circular A-87, "Cost Principles for State,
Local, and Indian Tribal Governments."
or Local Office: Applications may be filed with
the local Bureau of Indian Affairs agency or regional office as
listed in Appendix IV of the Catalog.
Director Office of Facilities Management and Construction, Bureau of Indian Affairs, 201 Third Street, NW, Suite 500, P.O. Box 1248, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87103 Phone: (505)346-6522
Web Site Address:
OF FUNDED PROJECTS:
FOR SELECTING PROPOSALS:
Applicants meeting the requirements of 25 CFR Part 900 who have
Bureau-owned or Bureau-operated facilities on their reservation.