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
August 25, 2009 Finalized September 2, 2009

Modification Type: FY 2008 Within-Year New
BPA Project Number:
BPA Project Name: Grand Ronde Tribe Coordination
COTR/BPA Project Manager: Molly Moreland
Agency, Institution or Organization Requesting Rescheduling: Grand Ronde Confederated Tribes
Funding Type: expense
Project Leader: Mike Wilson
Short Description: Coordination and participation in regionally important processes and programs, including the Willamette BiOp, with partners such as the Northwest Power and Conservation Council, Bonneville Power Administration, and others.
Province: Mainstem/Systemwide
Subbasin: Systemwide
 
Contact Person
First Name: Mike
Last Name Wilson
Address: 47010 SW Hebo Road
City, State Zip: Grande Ronde, OR 97347
Phone: 503-879-2380
Fax: 503-879-5622
Email: Mike.Wilson@grandronde.org

Administrative Contacts
Primary Administrative Contact Secondary Administrative Contact:
Name Nancy Renfrow Name Angella McCallister
Address: 9615 Grand Ronde Road Address: 47010 SW Hebo Road
City, State Zip: Grand Ronde, OR 97347 City, State Zip: Grand Ronde, OR 97347
Phone: 503-879-4575 Phone: 503-879-2376
Fax: 503-879-2208 Fax: 503-879-5622
Email: Nancy.Renfro@grandronde.org Email: Angella.McCallister@grandronde.org
Note: Accounting Dept. Note: Natural Resources Dept.

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
No Locations Entered

Section 2c: Information Transfer
In what ways will information from this project be transferred or used?

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)

Section 2e: Description (Objectives)
Objectives of this proposed project
Objective
(abbreviation)
Full Description
Support Tribal Participation The Confederated Tribes of the Grand Ronde is seeking funds for Tribal technical staff and policy representatives in an effort to engage in regional and local processes that ammend and implement the Northwest Power and Conservation Council Fish and Wildlife Program. Project funds shall be utilized to empower the Tribes voice and position on revolving Fish and Wildlife programatic issues and related Biological Opinions as it relates to the contruction, operation, and maintenence of the Federal Columbia River Power System. The Tribe has identified the need to participate in regional Fish and Wildlife activities, engage in regional processes,provide technical reviews of F&W Program projects/issues, participation in the implementation of the Willamette Biological Opinion, and coordinate public outreach and information dissemination
Manage BPA Contract The Confederated Tribes of the Grand Ronde shall complete and provide the necessary reporting requirements as identified in the contractual agreement.

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
200716200 Kalispel Tribe Fish and Wildlife Coordination Tribal Coordination
200710600 Spokane Tribe Fish and Wildlife Coordination Tribal Coordination
200710800 Regional Coordination for Upper Columbia United Tribes Tribal Coordination
199803100 CRITFC “Implement Wy-Kan-Ush-Mi Wa-Kish-Wit Watershed Assessment and Restoration Plan Now” Tribal Coordination
198906201 Annual Work Plan CBFWA Tribal, State, and Federal Coordination
200740700 Regional Coordination for Upper Snake River Tribes Tribal Coordination

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?
Support Tribal Participation Coordination Participate in Regional Fish and Wildlife Activities Provide for travel and salaries for the representation of CTGR issues and policies regarding the implementation of the Fish and Wildlife (FW) Program. Provide for opportunity to discuss regional issues related to FW Program implementation and funding. Coordinate and participate on issues identified in the newly adopted FW Program, such as but not limited to the Wildlife Crediting Forum, completion of wildlife mitigation agreements, wildlife operational losses, resident fish losses, updates to Subbasin Plans, and develop provincial quantitative biological objectives for anadromous fish including lamprey. [Not Entered] ongoing $40,973 No
Support Tribal Participation Coordination Engage in Regional Processes CTGR technical and policy staff shall work to educate and communicate mitigation needs with the NPCC, BPA, federal, state and tribal entities. Attend pertinent NPCC and BPA meetings to keep informed on FW Program issues and timelines and report back to Tribal Council. Influence mitigation processes and FW Program implementation by providing verbal and written feedback on policy issues pertinent to the CTGR. Identify opportunities to coordinate on FW Program issues with other coordinating groups or individual entities to formulate a broad consensus-based position on regional issues. [Not Entered] ongoing $25,931 No
Support Tribal Participation Provide Technical Review Provide Technical Reviews of F&W Program Projects and Issues Review technical documents and processes and provide feedback or comment to the NPCC and BPA. The CTGR has also identified the need to provide project reviews on proposals, projects, and fish and/or wildlife management plans for technical merit and comment. The CTGR shall review, file, and provide comment if necessary on pertinent Records of Decisions or policy changes that may negatively / positively affect implementation of the FW Program. none ongoing $4,939 No
Support Tribal Participation Coordination Willamette Biological Opinion Implementation CTGR technical and policy staff shall be engaged in the implementation of the Willamette Biological Opinion. This includes but is not limited to CTGR participation on the Willamette Action Team for Ecosystem Recovery (WATER). Monitor and evaluate effectiveness of biological opinion and quantify and report results in set regional parameters to determine potential adaptive actions. Coordination with the action agencies, as well as other Federal agencies, should be undertaken with the CTGR in performing activities related to investigating the feasibility of fish passage at Project dams. none ongoing $44,915 No
Support Tribal Participation Outreach and Education Public Outreach and Information Dissemination Coordinate outreach and educational efforts with public, federal, state, and Tribal entities. Arrange, facilitate, produce workshops, tours, brochures, events and meetings to educate and promote discussion and information exchange on CTGR Tribal policies, programs, and projects. none ongoing $8,141 No
Manage BPA Contract Manage and Administer Projects Manage BPA Contract, subcontracts 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). none ongoing $2,287 No
Manage BPA Contract Produce PISCES Status Report Quarterly Status Reports for BPA Quarterly Status Reports in Pisces none ongoing $2,288 No

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
FY 2009 FY 2010 FY 2011 FY 2012
$ 0 $129,474 $132,710 $136,028

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 FY10 Staff Time $60,732
Fringe Benefits FY10 Fringe $18,220
Travel FY10 Travel Expenses $9,729
Overhead FY10 Indirect Costs $40,793

Total Estimated Budget
Total FY 2008 budget for this project $129,474

Outyear Budget Totals
  2009 2010 2011 2012
Construction & Implementation $ 0 $129,474 $132,710 $136,028
Total Outyear Budgets $ 0 $129,474 $132,710 $136,028

Cost sharing
Organization Item or Service Provided Amount ($) Cash or in-kind?
Confederated Tribes of the Grand Ronde Personnel $123,935 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
9/2/2009  8/25/2009  NA      Submitted  $129,474   
Decision Comments Next Steps
   
9/2/2009  9/2/2009  BOG  New  CAT-5: Other  Under BPA Review  $129,474  12/15/2009 
Decision Comments Next Steps
  This request will be pooled up for the fourth quarter review with a Council recommendation in November, and BPA decision in December. 
9/2/2009  11/20/2009  BPA  Both    BPA Approved  $129,474   
Decision Comments Next Steps
BPA approved with council concurrence to coordinate/participate in regional fish & wildlife activities.   

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