Cachuma Lake Water Transmission Line Project

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Cachuma Lake Water Transmission Line Project: On March 14, 2012, Reclamation and the Recipient entered into a long-term (25-year) managing partner Agreement No. 11-LC-20-0223 to administer, operate, maintain, and develop recreation land and facilities within Cachuma Lake. As provided in Public Law 89-72, Reclamation may enter into multi-year agreements for development programs for the design and construction of new Recreation facilities at Lake Cachuma Recreation Area and the upgrade and rehabilitation of existing facilities within the Reservoir Area. The objective as follows: • The main distribution line will be replaced to upgrade the existing fire suppression system, accommodate aging infrastructure, and allow for the future relocation of the water treatment facility. RECIPIENT INVOLVEMENT The Recipient will provide for the administration, operation and maintenance of public use including visitor services, public health and safety, management of recreation use and facilities. The County will hire a contractor to replace the main transmission waterline through the Lake Cachuma Recreation Area. The main distribution line must be replaced to upgrade the existing fire suppression system, accommodate aging infrastructure, and allow for the future relocation of the water treatment facility. RECLAMATION INVOLVEMENT No substantial involvement on the part of Reclamation is anticipated for the successful completion of the objectives to be funded by this award. It is anticipated that Reclamation's involvement will consist of standard federal stewardship responsibilities such as monitoring project performance, technical assistance at the request of the recipient, etc. SINGLE-SOURCE JUSTIFICATION Reclamation did not solicit full and open competition for this award based the following criteria: (4) UNIQUE QUALIFICATIONS Single Source Justification Description: On March 14, 2012, Reclamation and the Recipient entered into a long-term (25-year) managing partner Agreement No. 11-LC-20-0223 to perform visitor management and recreation activities on Federal lands and waters associated with the Cachuma Project. Per the terms of the managing partner agreement, this Agreement will enable Reclamation and the Recipient to plan for current (land and facility maintenance) and future uses (facility upgrades, deferred maintenance, recreation site improvements) and development of the lands managed by the Recipient, so as to provide for safe and manageable recreation use of Cachuma Lake by the public. The Recipient has been the only managing partner of the Cachuma Lake Recreation Area and has distinct and adequate background to continue in that capacity and to administer financial assistance. STATUTORY AUTHORITY Public Law 89-72, Federal Water Project Recreation Act, July 9, 1965, Section 1, Section 3(b)(1), Section 3(c)(1). Sec. 1. Congressional policy—It is the policy of the Congress and the intent of this Act that (a) in investigating and planning any Federal navigation, flood control, reclamation, hydroelectric, or multiple-purpose water resource project, full consideration shall be given to the opportunities, if any, which the project affords for outdoor recreation and for fish and wildlife enhancement and that, wherever any such project can reasonably serve either or both of these purposes consistently with the provisions of this Act, it shall be constructed, operated, and maintained accordingly: (b) planning with respect to the development of the recreation potential of any such project shall be based on the coordination of the recreational use of the project area with the use of existing and planned Federal, State, or local public recreation developments; and (c) project construction agencies shall encourage non-Federal public bodies to administer project land and water areas for recreation and fish and wildlife enhancement purposes and operate, maintain, and replace facilities provided for those purposes unless such areas or facilities are included or proposed for inclusion within a national recreation area, or are appropriate for administration by a Federal agency as a part of the national forest system, as part of the public lands classified for retention in Federal ownership, or in connection with an authorized Federal program for the conservation and development of fish and wildlife and Sec. 3 (b) (1) If non-Federal public-bodies execute an agreement after initial operation of the project (which agreement shall provide that the non-federal public bodies will administer project land and water areas for recreation or fish and wildlife enhancement or both pursuant to the plan for the development of the project approved by the head of the agency having administrative jurisdiction over it and will bear not less than one-half the costs of lands, facilities, and project modifications provided for recreation, and will bear one-quarter of such costs for fish and wildlife enhancement, and not less than one-half the costs of planning studies, and the costs of operation, maintenance, and replacement attributable thereto) the remainder of the costs of lands, facilities, and project modifications provided pursuant to this paragraph shall be non-reimbursable. and Sec. 3(c) (1) Any recreation facility constructed under this Act may be expanded or modified if (A) the facility is inadequate to meet recreational demand: and (B) a non-Federal public body executes an agreement which provides that such public body- (i) will administer the expanded or modified facilities pursuant to a plan for development for the project that is approved by the agency with administrative jurisdiction over the project; and (ii) will bear not less then one-half of the planning and capital costs of such expansion or modification and no less than one-half of the costs of the operation, maintenance, and replacement attributable to the expansion of the facility. (2) The Federal share of the cost of expanding or modifying a recreational facility described in paragraph (1) may not exceed 50 percent of the total cost of expanding or modifying the facility.
Federal Grant Title: Cachuma Lake Water Transmission Line Project
Federal Agency Name: Bureau of Reclamation (DOI-BOR)
Grant Categories: Natural Resources
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: BOR-MP-17-N011
Type of Funding: Grant
CFDA Numbers: 15.524
CFDA Descriptions: Information not provided
Current Application Deadline: March 30th, 2017
Original Application Deadline: March 30th, 2017
Posted Date: March 16th, 2017
Creation Date: March 16th, 2017
Archive Date: April 29th, 2017
Total Program Funding: $388,080
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $388,080
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $388,080
Expected Number of Awards: 1
Cost Sharing or Matching: Yes
Last Updated: March 16th, 2017
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
County governments
Grant Announcement Contact
Beverly Breen
Grants Officer

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