FY 1999 proposal 199600600

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199600600 Narrative Narrative

Section 1. Administrative

Proposal titlePath-Facilitation, Technical Assistance, and Peer Review
Proposal ID199600600
OrganizationESSA Technologies Ltd. (ESSA)
Proposal contact person or principal investigator
NameDavid Marmorek
Mailing address1765 W. 8th Ave. Vancouver, B.C. CANADA V6J 5C6
Phone / email6047332996 / dmarmorek@essa.com
Manager authorizing this project
Review cycleFY 1999
Province / SubbasinSystemwide / Systemwide
Short descriptionFacilitation, technical assistance, peer review of PATH.Test hypotheses underlying salmon management decisions, develop decision analysis to evaluate management strategies, and assist in designing research, monitoring and adaptive management experiments.
Target speciesSpring-summer chinook, fall chinook, and steelhead in the Snake River and mid-Columbia.
Project location
LatitudeLongitudeDescription
Reasonable and Prudent Alternatives (RPAs)

Sponsor-reported:

RPA

Relevant RPAs based on NMFS/BPA review:

Reviewing agencyAction #BiOp AgencyDescription

Section 2. Past accomplishments

YearAccomplishment

Section 3. Relationships to other projects

Project IDTitleDescription
9600800 PATH - Participation by State and Tribal Agencies PATH scientific support
9203200 Life cycle modelling for system and subbasin planning in Snake River PATH scientific support
9303701 Technical assistance with the life cycle model PATH scientific support
9601700 Technical support for PATH - Chapman Consulting PATH scientific support
8910800 Monitoring and evaluation modeling support PATH scientific support

Section 4. Budget for Planning and Design phase

Task-based budget
ObjectiveTaskDuration in FYsEstimated 1999 costSubcontractor
Outyear objectives-based budget
ObjectiveStarting FYEnding FYEstimated cost
Outyear budgets for Planning and Design phase

Section 5. Budget for Construction and Implementation phase

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ObjectiveTaskDuration in FYsEstimated 1999 costSubcontractor
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ObjectiveStarting FYEnding FYEstimated cost
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Section 6. Budget for Operations and Maintenance phase

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ObjectiveTaskDuration in FYsEstimated 1999 costSubcontractor
Outyear objectives-based budget
ObjectiveStarting FYEnding FYEstimated cost
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Section 7. Budget for Monitoring and Evaluation phase

Task-based budget
ObjectiveTaskDuration in FYsEstimated 1999 costSubcontractor
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ObjectiveStarting FYEnding FYEstimated cost
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Section 8. Estimated budget summary

Itemized budget
ItemNoteFY 1999 cost
Personnel Direct ESSA Fees $205,000
Supplies Report production, workshop expenses, communications $20,000
Travel $25,000
Subcontractor Dr. Lou Botsford; Dr. Rick Deriso; Dr. Randall Peterman; Mclaren-Hart Environmental Engineering; Dr. Jeremy Collie; Dr. Steve Carpenter; Dr. Jim Kitchell; Dr. Saul Saila; Dr. Carl Walters; Dr. Mike Jones $200,000
$450,000
Total estimated budget
Total FY 1999 cost$450,000
Amount anticipated from previously committed BPA funds$0
Total FY 1999 budget request$450,000
FY 1999 forecast from 1998$0
% change from forecast0.ToString("0.0%"))
Cost sharing
OrganizationItem or service providedAmountCash or in-kind
Outyear budget totals

(working on it)

Other budget explanation

Schedule Constraints: Litigation among agencies disrupts good working relationships & impair productivity. There were no major court cases in FY96 or 97, but the amount of future litigation is uncertain. Unexpected problems with run reconstructions (fall chinook & steelhead.


Reviews and recommendations

This information was not provided on the original proposals, but was generated during the review process.

Recommendation:
Date:
May 13, 1998

Comment:

Comments:

Criteria 1: Technical Criteria - Yes

Criteria 2: Objectives Criteria - Yes

Criteria 3: Milestones Criteria - Yes

Criteria 4: Resources Criteria - Yes:


Recommendation:
Fund
Date:
May 13, 1998

Comment:


Recommendation:
Adequate
Date:
Jun 18, 1998

Comment:

This is a well-written proposal for the coordination function in PATH, but no abstract is given (needed for use for other purposes). It ranked near the top of the set and is a productive proposal for a needed process.