Request for New Funding for FY 2007

 
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Table of Contents
Part 1. Administration and Budgeting
Section 1: General Administrative Information
Section 2: Description
Section 3: Related Projects
Section 4: Planning and Design
Section 5: Construction/Implementation
Section 6: Operations and Maintenance
Section 7: Monitoring and Evaluation
Section 8: Total Budget
Section 9: Project Documents
Part 2. Current Status of Modification Request
Part 3. Comments on this Modification Request


Part 1 of 3. Administration and Budgeting
Section 1: General Administrative Information
Process Information:
Date Proposal Submitted & Finalized Status BOG Meeting Date
August 2, 2007 Finalized September 5, 2007

Modification Type: FY 2007 Within-Year New
BPA Project Number: 200740700
BPA Project Name: Regional Coordination for Upper Snake River Tribes
COTR/BPA Project Manager: No COTR Assigned
Agency, Institution or Organization Requesting Rescheduling: Compact of the Upper Snake River Tribes (USRT)
Funding Type: expense
Project Leader: Chad Colter
Short Description: Facilitate and coordinate three USRT member Tribes' participation in regional activities involving implementation of the Fish and Wildlife Program
Province: Mainstem/Systemwide
Subbasin: Systemwide
 
Contact Person
First Name: Chad
Last Name Colter
Address: 29 Shoshone Dr. / P.O. Box 306
City, State Zip: Fort Hall, ID 83203
Phone: 208/239-4553
Fax: 208/478-3986
Email: ccolter@shoshonebannocktribes.com

Administrative Contacts
Primary Administrative Contact Secondary Administrative Contact:
Name Kathie Titzler Name
Address: 851 SW Sixth Avenue Suite 260 Address:
City, State Zip: Portland OR 97204 City, State Zip:
Phone: 503 229-0191 Phone:
Fax: 503 229-0443 Fax:
Email: kathie.titzler@cbfwa.org Email:
Note: This contract will be administered by CBFWA until the USRT organization has established an administrative office. Note:

Section 2a: Description (Species Information)
Target Species all species

Section 2b: Description (Location Information)
Location(s) at which the action will be implemented
Latitude Longitude Location Description
Boise, Idaho

Section 2c: Information Transfer
In what ways will information from this project be transferred or used? Policy and technical analyses will be transmitted through recommendation letters from the members of USRT.

Section 2d: Description (BiOp Information)
NMFS and/or FWS Biological Opinion that this funding request addresses Strategy
NMFS &/or USFWS
How proposed actions will address the BiOp
(i.e., substrategy / limiting factor / metric to be achieved)
NOAA and USFWS habitat The USRT forum will be utilized to facilitate discussion between the member tribes and the federal agencies on issues regarding FCRPS biological opinions.

Section 2e: Description (Objectives)
Objectives of this proposed project
Objective
(abbreviation)
Full Description
Support tribal participation The objective for this project is to provide support to the USRT tribes in effectively and efficiently engaging in development and implementation of the NPCC's Fish and Wildlife Progam as described in the Northwest Power Act section 4(h)(2)(C).
Meet subbasin plan objectives The USRT tribes have identified fish and wildlife objectives in the NPCC's subbasin plans and will update them through the Program amendment process. Facilitation and coordination of USRT will assist the Council and BPA in achieving Fish and Wildlife Program objectives in a cost effective manner (i.e., planning coordination, project implementation coordination, etc.) consistent with the legal rights of the tribes.
Manage BPA contract Contracting with BPA has adminstrative requirements that will be met to demonstrate accountability of this project.

Section 3: Is This Funding Request Related to Other Projects in the Basin?

Other projects that are related to this request
Project # Project Title/Description Nature of Relationship
198906201 Annual Work Plan CBFWA Related coordination project. A USRT representative will participate in CBFWA meetings. CBFWF will administer the contract until adminstrative functions can be transferred to the USRT organization.
199803100 Implement Wy-Kan-Ush-Mi Wa-Kish-Wit Related coordination project
200710800 Regional Coordination for Upper Columbia United Tribes Related coordination project
others The Shoshone-Bannock, Shoshone-Paiute, and Burns Paiute tribes sponsor several projects in the Fish and Wildlife Program This project will provide coordination among USRT members and other project sponsors in the Columbia River Basin.

Section 4: Estimated Budget for Planning & Design phase

Work element-based estimated budget
Planning & Design
Objective Work Element Work Element Title Work Element Description Description of Metrics Task Duration
in FYs
Estimated Budget Subcontractor?
Support tribal participation Coordination Facilitate consensus-based coordination (25%) Provide forum and information clearinghouse to keep members informed; arrange and facilitate opportunities for members to meet, discuss and derive positions on F&W program issues. Provide (prepare materials, give presentations) coordinated member input on regional processes that affect the successful implementation of the Fish and Wildlife Program. Documentation of participation, materials, and outcomes of consensus-based coordination Ongoing $40,165 No
Support tribal participation Coordination Participate in regional F&W Program-related activities (20%) Participate in regional fish and wildlife issues directly related to the Fish and Wildlife Program. Documentation of participation, materials, and outcomes of entity-based participation Ongoing $32,132 No
Meet subbasin plan objectives Outreach and Education Work to educate or communicate with the public (10%) Arrange, facilitate, and produce workshops, tours, brochures, events to educate the public about USRT fish and wildlife program activities. Documentation of outreach efforts and their outcomes Ongoing $16,066 No
Meet subbasin plan objectives Provide Technical Review Provide technical reviews of F&W Program projects and issues (20%) Review projects for technical merit, provide review and comment on technical issues in the F&W program Comments or other communications providing technical feedback Ongoing $32,132 No
Manage BPA contract Manage and Administer Projects Manage BPA Contract, subcontracts, supervision (4%) Covers work by the contractor to manage the overall contract, or to manage subcontractors associated with the project. Also covers administrative work in support of on the ground efforts and in support of BPA's programmatic requirements such as metric reporting, financial reporting (e.g., accruals), and development of a SOW package (includes draft SOW, budget, spending plan, and property inventory). All materials required for contract compliance with BPA. Ongoing $6,426 No
Manage BPA contract Produce PISCES Status Report Quarterly Status Reports for BPA (1%) Quarterly Status Reports in Pisces Auto-populated by Pisces Ongoing $1,607 No
Meet subbasin plan objectives Produce Plan Develop Upper Snake River Mitigation Plan (15%) Work with USRT members and others to quantify fish and wildlife impacts and losses incurred by FCRPS to help define BPA obligations for mitigation above Hells Canyon Dam. Submittal of draft plan Ongoing $24,099 No
Support tribal participation Coordination Support data management framework for F&W Program (5%) Assist USRT tribes in providing tribal and project data to regional data framework for annual reporting through the Status of the Resource Project and other regional reporting mechanisms. Tribal data provided in annual regional reports Ongoing $8,033 No

Outyear work element-based estimated 2009 - 2012 budget
Planning & Design
Work Element Work Element Outyear Description Starting FY
numbers only
Ending FY
numbers only
Estimated cost

Outyear totals
Planning & Design
FY 2008 FY 2009 FY 2010 FY 2011
$160,659 $160,659 $80,330 $80,330

Section 5: Estimated Budget for Contruction/Implementation phase

Work element-based estimated budget
Contruction/Implementation
Objective Work Element Work Element Title Work Element Description Description of Metrics Task Duration
in FYs
Estimated Budget Subcontractor?

Outyear work element-based estimated 2009 - 2012 budget
Contruction/Implementation
Work Element Work Element Outyear Description Starting FY
numbers only
Ending FY
numbers only
Estimated cost

Outyear totals
Contruction/Implementation

Section 6: Estimated Budget for Operations & Maintenance phase

Work element-based estimated budget
Operations & Maintenance
Objective Work Element Work Element Title Work Element Description Description of Metrics Task Duration
in FYs
Estimated Budget Subcontractor?

Outyear work element-based estimated 2009 - 2012 budget
Operations & Maintenance
Work Element Work Element Outyear Description Starting FY
numbers only
Ending FY
numbers only
Estimated cost

Outyear totals
Operations & Maintenance

Section 7: Estimated Budget for Monitoring & Evaluation phase

Work element-based estimated budget
Monitoring & Evaluation
Objective Work Element Work Element Title Work Element Description Description of Metrics Task Duration
in FYs
Estimated Budget Subcontractor?

Outyear work element-based estimated 2009 - 2012 budget
Monitoring & Evaluation
Work Element Work Element Outyear Description Starting FY
numbers only
Ending FY
numbers only
Estimated cost

Outyear totals
Monitoring & Evaluation

Section 8: Total Budget

Itemized Estimated Budget
Item Note FY 2008 Cost
Personnel 1 FTE GS13-5 equivalent $78,879
Fringe Benefits Fringe (42% rate) $33,549
Supplies Office and meeting supplies $5,000
Travel Regional travel for 1 FTE $10,000
Overhead Facilities and operations (Boise office) $15,000
Overhead Indirect (12.8%) $18,231

Total Estimated Budget
Total FY 2008 budget for this project $160,659

Outyear Budget Totals
  2008 2009 2010 2011
Planning & Design $160,659 $160,659 $ 80,330 $ 80,330
Total Outyear Budgets $160,659 $160,659 $ 80,330 $ 80,330

Cost sharing
Organization Item or Service Provided Amount ($) Cash or in-kind?
Shoshone Bannock Tribe Cash $1,000 Cash
Shoshone Bannock Tribe In-kind (personnel and travel) $10,000 In-Kind
Burns-Paiute Tribe Cash $1,000 Cash
Burns-Paiute Tribe In-kind (personnel and travel) $10,000 In-Kind
Shoshone-Paiute Tribe Cash $1,000 Cash
Shoshone-Paiute Tribe In-kind (personnel and travel) $10,000 In-Kind
BIA and others Pursuing federal agency cost share which will reduce outyear funding requirements from BPA $ 0 Cash
State and private funding USRT will pursue grants and cooperative agreements through state and private programs $ 0 Cash

Section 9: Narrative, Maps and Project Documents
Document Type Size Date

Part 2 of 3. Current Status of Modification Request
Meeting Date Status Record Entry Date Decision Group Adjustment Category Urgency Status Budget Impact Reconsider Date
9/5/2007  8/2/2007  NA      Submitted  $160,659   
Decision Comments Next Steps
   
9/5/2007  9/5/2007  BOG  Budget  Not Urgent  Under BOG Review  $160,659  10/10/2007 
Decision Comments Next Steps
This request is a category 5 (other).  November decision 
9/5/2007  11/16/2007  BPA  Budget  CAT-5: Other  Under BPA Review  $ 0  11/20/2007 
Decision Comments Next Steps
Council recommends and BPA supports, however under BPA review for final amount.  will be discussed with BPA's Portfolio Managment Team 
9/5/2007  12/3/2007  BPA  Budget    BPA Approved  $381,474   
Decision Comments Next Steps
BPA approved according to the following: $220,815 ('08) December '07-March'09; $160,659 ('09) April '09-March '10   

Part 3 of 3. Comments on this Modification Request
There are no comments on this proposed modification.