BPA Fish and Wildlife FY 1997 Proposal
Section 1. Administrative
Section 2. Narrative
Section 3. Budget
see CBFWA and BPA funding recommendations
Title of project
ESA Recovery Implementation Coordination
BPA project number 5513200
Business name of agency, institution or organization requesting funding
Sponsor type CBFWF
Proposal contact person or principal investigator
2501 S.W. First Ave., Suite 200
Portland, OR 97201
BPA technical contact ,
Biological opinion ID
NWPPC Program number
The project is intended to assist with the planning, coordination and facilitation of the implementation of the Proposed Recovery Plan for Snake River Salmon. An essential component is the coordination among the fisheries co-managers and the operating agencies with respect to reservoir operations and the hatchery and other fish and wildlife mitigation programs.
Project start year 1996 End year
Start of operation and/or maintenance 1997
Project development phase Implementation
Project 8906200 is intended to facilitate decision-making by the fish and wildlife managers relative to the NPPC Program in a similar fashion.
Biological results achieved
Annual reports and technical papers
Specific measureable objectives
Schedule meetings and arrange for meeting facilities, notify participants, prepare and disseminate agendas, meeting summaries, and facilitate meetings when appropriate.
Maintain participant data base information to facilitate distribution of materials. Coordinate committee Chair assignments with NMFS and or appropriate participating entity.
Prepare and coordinate generation of content and format of the monthly Restoration Implementation calendar and newsletter on implementation progress and upcoming meetings of interest. Distribute to participants and interested parties.
Facilitate the Budget Allocation Teams and make recommendations on expenditures for the anadromous and wildlife fish programs, and the wildlife programs.
Underlying assumptions or critical constraints
Brief schedule of activities
Facilitate the communication on issues and concerns related to policy and implementation among the fish and wildlife managers, operating agencies, program planning and funding organizations and others.
Coordinate logistic arrangements for EC, IT, SCT, BAT, ACT, RRT, and GBDTWG meetings. Make appropriate conference room and audio facilities reservations, format and distribute agendas, meeting summary notes and supporting documents within prescribed time allowances. Maintain master lists of committees for various mailing and facsimilie distributions and coordinate committee chair assignments with NMFS and/or other appropriate participating entities.
Chair, facilitate and coordinate activities of the Budget Allocation Team meetings on anadromous, resident and wildlife expenditure recommendations under the $435 million allocation cap of BPA.
Arrange conference calls, agendas, and required material as needed to address issues of concern to the fish and wildlife managers.
Establish ad hoc committees and provide staff support to address technical questions and concerns as directed by the IT.
Prepare Restoration Implementation calendar and Restoration Implementation newsletter and provide electronic accessability of agendas, meeting summaries, calendar and newletter information to fish and wildlife managers, operating agencies and others.
Attend meetings as required by fish and wildlife managers and the Recovery Plan Implementation/ Program direction.
Facilitate information sharing/dissemination among staff, fish and wildlife managers, operating agencies and/or other external organizations, groups or individuals as necessary with regard to issues of concern to the fish and wildlife managers and consituent groups.
Coordinate with the various committee chairs to develop a schedule and milestone dates to ensure the schedule of activities and specific products defined in this statement of work are measurably achieved.
Provide planning support for all elements of Recovery Plan implementation.
Well-coordinated implementation wiil allow greater efficiency and efforts directed at the most appropriate objectives. The fish and wildlife resources should benefit.
Summary of expected outcome
Scheduled meetings and necessary arrangements, including facilities, invitations, agendas, meeting summaries, and meeting facilitation when appropriate.
Participant data base to facilitate distribution of materials. Committee Chair assignments
Monthly Restoration Implementation calendar and newsletter on implementation progress and upcoming meetings of interest, distributed to participants and interested parties.
Budget Allocation Teams' recommendations on expenditures for the anadromous, resident fish and wildlife programs.
Dependencies/opportunities for cooperation
Cooperation between the efforts proposed here and those undertaken through Project 8906200 will be enhanced by both projects being done by the same contractor, resulting in greater efficiency and effectiveness.
Some monitoring of project outcome will be done through on-going monitoring of budget expenditures during the year.
|Historic costs||FY 1996 budget data*||Current and future funding needs|
|(none)||New project - no FY96 data available||1997: 200,000|
* For most projects, Authorized is the amount recommended by CBFWA and the Council. Planned is amount currently allocated. Contracted is the amount obligated to date of printout.
CBFWA funding review group System Policy
Recommendation Tier 1 - fund
Recommended funding level $200,000
BPA 1997 authorized budget (approved start-of-year budget) $193,000