Request for New Funding for FY 2008

 
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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
November 26, 2007 Finalized December 5, 2007

Modification Type: FY 2008 Within-Year New
BPA Project Number: 200800500
BPA Project Name: East Birch Water Association
COTR/BPA Project Manager: No COTR Assigned
Agency, Institution or Organization Requesting Rescheduling: East Birch Creek Water Association
Funding Type: expense
Project Leader: Art Falk, Landowner
Short Description: Re-establish stream grade level of East Birch Creek within current channel to alleviate flooding problems from undersized channel
Province: Columbia Plateau
Subbasin: Umatilla
 
Contact Person
First Name: Art
Last Name Falk
Address: 44873 Appleburg Lane
City, State Zip: Pilot Rock, Oregon 97868
Phone: 541-443-3791
Fax:
Email: kevin.l.blakely@state.or.us

Administrative Contacts
Primary Administrative Contact Secondary Administrative Contact:
Name Art Falk, Landowner Name
Address: 44873 Appleburg Lane Address:
City, State Zip: Pilot Rock, Oregon 97868 City, State Zip:
Phone: 541-443-3791 Phone:
Fax: Fax:
Email: kevin.l.blakely@state.or.us Email:
Note: email contact is for local Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife representative assisting the Landowner Association with project. Note:

Section 2a: Description (Species Information)
Target Species bird species
resident fish
resident trout
Haliaeetus leucocephalus (bald eagle)
Oncorhynchus mykiss (steelhead)

Section 2b: Description (Location Information)
Location(s) at which the action will be implemented
Latitude Longitude Location Description
Downstream for 825 feet along East Birch Creek
45 27 25 N 118 49 W

Section 2c: Information Transfer
In what ways will information from this project be transferred or used? Landowners are coordinating with ODFW, Pendleton to assist with surveying, project design, submittal of Fill/Removal permit, project application form and project coordination during implementation. Landowners will work with ODFW personnel to monitor stream channel during the spring flow events to evaluate efficacy of short term fix.

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)
NMFS 2004 habitat riparian enhancement and channnel morphology to maintain streamside vegetation for shading while addressing width-depth ratio for stream flow during appropriate juvenile salmonid migration periods; 825-feet of creek

Section 2e: Description (Objectives)
Objectives of this proposed project
Objective
(abbreviation)
Full Description
Re-establish grade level Re-establish grade level along 825-feet of East Birch Creek to correct width-depth ratio and alleviate recurrent flooding on private lands (including structures). Established grade level will be within current stream bed location and allow for bank full flows to adjacent side channels.

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
198710002 Umatilla Subbasin Fish Habitat Improvement Program personnel have been assisting with project components

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?

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

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?
Re-establish grade level Realign, Connect, and/or Create Channel Correcting width-depth ratio to maintain flows in main stream channel Removing 1,000 cubic yards of stream bed material to re-establish grade level along 825-feet of East Birch Creek. In-water work period during during late summer of each year (through October 31st) 0.16 miles; 0.16 miles FY2008 $15,000 Yes

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
Supplies Excavator operator/equipment contract $15,000

Total Estimated Budget
Total FY 2008 budget for this project $15,000

Outyear Budget Totals
Not applicable

Cost sharing
Organization Item or Service Provided Amount ($) Cash or in-kind?
ODFW Project surveying, application assistance $2,000 In-Kind

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
12/5/2007  11/26/2007  NA      Submitted  $15,000   
Decision Comments Next Steps
   
12/5/2007  12/5/2007  BOG  Budget  CAT-5: Other  Under BOG Review  $15,000  2/20/2008 
Decision Comments Next Steps
This is a new project. It should addressed through on-going habitat projects. Jonathan will keep the project sponsor posted. This request is for FY'08.  This request is being pooled up for the First Quarterly Review and Council recommendation in February. 
12/5/2007  2/13/2008  BPA      BPA Denied  $ 0   
Decision Comments Next Steps
Request is denied by BPA with council concurrence.   

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