Wayfinding Sign Maintenance

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Wayfinding Sign Maintenance: NOTICE OF INTENT TO AWARD This Funding Announcement is not a request for applications. This announcement is to provide public notice of the National Park Service's intention to fund the following project activities without full and open competition. ABSTRACT Funding Announcement Number P12AC11151 Project Title Wayfinding Sign Maintenance Recipient Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy Principle Investigator / Program Manager Ms. Kate Bickert Total Anticipated Award Amount $24,900 Cost Share None New Award or Continuation? New Anticipated Length of Agreement 1 year Anticipated Period of Performance 9/1/2012 - 9/30/2013 Award Instrument Cooperative Agreement Statutory Authority 16 U.S.C. §1g CFDA # and Title 15.944 - Natural Resource Stewardship Single Source Justification Criteria Cited Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy (GGNPC) has entered into a Basic Cooperative Agreement to carry out the public purposes of NPS, Golden Gate National Recreation Area (GGNRA) programs. GGNPC is also uniquely qualified to provide this assistance because of the technical assistance provided by professional staff members, potential for cost sharing, ability to utilize membership and outreach networks to assist with public involvement. NPS Point of Contact Keith Stegall OVERVIEW STATEMENT OF JOINT OBJECTIVES/PROJECT MANAGEMENT PLAN This project proposes to maintain, repair and replace regulatory, pedestrian and vehicular wayfinding signs along critical trail and road corridors located within GGNRA's trails and roads system, funded through the Recreational Fee Program (Rec Fee). This project is taking place concurrently with the trails and roads maintenance efforts being performed by Park staff. Work will include fabricating and replacing approximately 130 pedestrian and vehicular wayfinding and regulatory signs. A. The Parks Conservancy (GGNPC) agrees to: 1. Coordinate a work schedule with the NPS and provide sign maintenance activities in conjunction with development of an overall trails and roads maintenance plan. 2. Purchase all needed supplies and materials needed to perform sign maintenance tasks. 3. Recruit and hire staff to perform sign installation work. 4. Work with NPS to ensure that staff have opportunities for training in resource conservation and vocational skills including occupational safety. 5. Encourage staff to participate in environmental education programs developed by the NPS for the GGNPC and for the public. 6. Provide a full-time on-site supervisor competent in the kind of work required to complete the identified project(s). The supervisor shall be responsible for supervising the participants, for controlling the method and manner of work, and for ensuring that the projects are undertaken and completed in a safe manner. B. GGNRA Agrees to: 1. Provide financial assistance as provided for in Article VI. 2. Perform all required environmental and cultural resource compliance work prior to permitting the GGNPC work crew to begin work on a project. 3. Provide technical expertise, logistical and facility support to GGNPC personnel. Participate with GGNPC in over all project management and monitoring as available and necessary to perform projects on lands managed by the Park. 4. Assign an appropriate NPS employee to monitor the ongoing work, to respond to questions about the nature and goals of the project, and act as an on-site liaison among the parties. 5. In collaboration with GGNPC, provide interpretation and education programs for the staff accomplishing projects on NPS lands to enhance the environmental awareness of participants. 6. In conjunction with GGNPC, review and approve each phase of projects prior to the commencement of subsequent phases. 7. Complete GGNPC project-related forms in conjunction with project. C. Both Parties Acknowledge and Agree to: 1. Cooperate in the design and implementation of a program of conservation-related projects. 2. Utilize other agencies and organizations to assist with providing technical expertise for conservation projects undertaken. 3. Undertake pre-project and closeout briefings for each project. 4. Provide educational programs about work projects and resource management at the Park to increase GGNPC corps members' knowledge of environmental problems, natural and cultural resources, and NPS stewardship of public lands and resources. 5. Create a cooperative partnership to maximize the benefits from the project accomplished by both organizations. ARTICLE IV - TERM OF AGREEMENT The term of this Task Agreement shall become effective on the date of final signature and will be completed no later than September 30, 2013, as mutually scheduled and agreed upon by the Parks Conservancy and the NPS.
Federal Grant Title: Wayfinding Sign Maintenance
Federal Agency Name: National Park Service
Grant Categories: Natural Resources
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: P12AC11151
Type of Funding: Cooperative Agreement
CFDA Numbers: 15.944
CFDA Descriptions: Natural Resource Stewardship
Current Application Deadline: Sep 07, 2012
Original Application Deadline: Sep 07, 2012
Posted Date: Aug 26, 2012
Creation Date: Aug 26, 2012
Archive Date: Oct 07, 2012
Total Program Funding: $24,900
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $24,900
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $24,900
Expected Number of Awards: 1
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification)
Additional Information on Eligibility
This is a notice of intent to award to Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy of San Francisco, CA. No applications will be accepted for this project other than from Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy.
Grant Announcement Contact
Erica Cordeiro Contract Specialist Phone 415-561-7048

Work [Erica_Cordeiro@nps.gov]
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