Return to Proposal Finder FY 1999 Proposal 199609400

Proposal Table of Contents

Additional Documents

Section 1. General Administrative information
Section 2. Past accomplishments
Section 3. Relationships to other projects
Section 4. Objectives, tasks and schedules
Section 5. Budget
Section 6. References
Section 7. Abstract

Reviews and Recommendations
Title Type File Size File Date

Section 1. General Administrative Information

Title of Project Proposal Washington Department of Fish & Wildlife Habitat Units Acquisition
BPA Project Proposal Number 199609400
Business name of agency, institution,
or organization requesting funding
Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife
Business acronym (if appropriate) WDFW

Proposal contact person or principal investigator

Name Jenene Ratassepp
Mailing Address 600 Capitol Way N.
City, State, Zip Olympia, WA 98501-1091
Phone 3607531690
Fax 3605862481
Manager of program authorizing this project
Review Cycle FY 1999
Province Systemwide
Subbasin Systemwide
Short Description Restore/enhance 100,000+ acres of wildlife habitat in Washington to mitigate for losses associated with Bonneville, The Dalles, John Day, McNary, Chief Joseph, Grand Coulee dams.
Target Species

Project Location

[No information]

Reasonable and Prudent Alternatives (RPAs)

Sponsor-Reported Relevant RPAs

Sponsor listed no RPAs for this project proposal

Relevant RPAs based upon NMFS & BPA Review

NMFS and BPA did not associate any reasonable and prudent alternatives with this project proposal

NPPC Program Measure Number(s) which this project addresses:
FWS/NMFS Biological Opinion Number(s) which this project addresses:
Other Planning Document References

CBFWA-Generated Information

Database Administrator notes on the history of this proposal form: None
Type of Project (assigned by CBFWA Analysts): wildlife

Section 2. Past Accomplishments

n/a or no information

Section 3. Relationships to Other Projects

n/a or no information

Section 4. Objectives, Tasks and Schedules

Objectives and Tasks

Objective Task
1. Administration a. plan development, monitoring and evaluation, cultural resource surveys, agricultural specialist, reporting
2. Swanson Lakes a. operation and maintenance
. b. additional enhancement
3. Scotch Creek a. enhancement
. b. operation and maintenance
4. Sagebrush Flat a. enhancement
. b. operation and maintenance
5. Sunnyside a. enhancement
. b. operation and maintenance
6. Vancouver Lowlands a. enhancement, acquisition
. b. operation and maintenance
7. Wenas a. enhancement
. b. operation and maintenance
8. Columbia Basin Wetlands a. enhancement
. b. operation and maintenance
9. Sage Grouse/Shrub-Steppe a. acquisition
. b. enhancement
. c. operation and maintenance

Objective Schedules and Costs

Objective Start Date End Date Measurable Biological Objectives Milestone FY 2000 Cost %
1 01/01/90 01/01/03 10.0%
2 01/01/93 01/01/97 24.0%
3 01/01/97 09/01/01 10.0%
4 01/01/92 09/01/02 4.0%
5 01/01/98 09/01/01 27.0%
6 01/01/98 09/01/01 6.0%
7 01/01/98 09/01/02 6.0%
8 01/01/99 09/01/02 7.0%

Section 5. Estimated Budget Summary

Itemized Budget

Item Note FY 1999 Cost
Personnel $415,964
Fringe $105,221
Operating $242,650
Capital $350,000
Travel $ 22,210
Indirect $560,000
Subcontractor $ 0
Other $1,629,555
Total Itemized Budget $3,325,600

Total estimated budget

Total FY 1999 project cost $3,325,600
Amount anticipated from previously committed BPA Funds $ 0
Total FY 1999 budget request $3,325,600
FY 1999 forecast from 1998 $ 0
% change from forecast 0.0%

Reason for change in estimated budget

Not applicable

Reason for change in scope

Not applicable

Cost Sharing

Not applicable

Outyear Budget Totals

2000 2001 2002 2003
All Phases $2,380,820 $2,663,700 $2,670,000 $2,670,000
Total Outyear Budgets $2,380,820 $2,663,700 $2,670,000 $2,670,000

Other Budget Explanation

Schedule Constraints: Weather can cause delays in implementing enhancement measures.

Section 6. References

n/a or no information

Section 7. Abstract


The BPA and other entities, including WDFW, have entered into a Washington Wildlife Mitigation Agreement which obligates BPA to make available to WDFW $21,840,000. WDFW uses it's share for protection, mitigation, and enhancement of wildlife and wildlife habitat that has been adversely affected by the construction of Federal hydroelectric dams on the Columbia River or its tributaries. The Agreement was extended until October 1, 2000 for WDFW to assist BPA in partially meeting its responsibilities under the Power Act. Under the Agreement WDFW will use funds provided by BPA to achieve an estimated minimum 32,940 habitat units.

Reviews and Recommendations

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

CBFWA Funding Recommendation Recommendation:
May 13, 1998
1999 2000 2001
$3,130,100 $2,380,820 $2,663,700
$233,300 listed separately under project 9106100. Additional $37,800 in administrative overhead not included in original project proposal.

ISRP Review , ISRP 1998-1 Recommendation:
Inadequate proposal, adequate purpose
Jun 18, 1998
[There are no budget numbers associated with this review.]
Although the purpose is appropriate, this is an inadequate proposal that ranked near the bottom of the set. The proposal writers should have described the enhancement activities. There should be better monitoring of biodiversity and wildlife populations. There is little technical content to review. The project history section takes a project-by-project approach that should be used in the methods section. There are many subprojects that could be better described. This is clearly inadequate documentation for the expenditure of over $3 million/year. Why are there significant indirect costs in the budget, when a substantial amount of the budget is for land acquisition? This financial aspect needs review beyond the ISRP. (9106100)

NW Power and Conservation Council's FY 2006 Project Funding Review Funding category:
May 2005
FY05 NPCC Start of Year:
FY06 NPCC Staff Preliminary:
FY06 NPCC July Draft Start of Year:
Sponsor (WDFW - Olympia) Comments (Go to Original on NPCC Website):

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