Contra Loma Boat Launch

Funding Opportunity ID: 294394
Opportunity Number: BOR-MP-17-N017
Opportunity Title: Contra Loma Boat Launch
Opportunity Category: Continuation
Opportunity Category Explanation:
Funding Instrument Type: Grant
Category of Funding Activity: Natural Resources
Category Explanation:
CFDA Number(s): 15.524
Eligible Applicants: Special district governments
Additional Information on Eligibility:
Agency Code: DOI-BOR
Agency Name: Department of the Interior
Bureau of Reclamation
Posted Date: Jun 05, 2017
Close Date: Jun 19, 2017
Last Updated Date: Jun 05, 2017
Award Ceiling: $245,000
Award Floor: $245,000
Estimated Total Program Funding: $245,000
Expected Number of Awards: 1
Description: BOR-MP-17-N017 Mod 002 – R15AN20013 Base Project Title Contra Loma Boat Launch Recipient East Bay Regional Park District Principal Investigator / Program Manager Jeff Rasmussen Anticipated Federal Amount $245,000.00 Cost Share $356,772.00 Recipient, Total Anticipated Award Amount $245,000.00 New Award or Continuation? Continuation Anticipated Period of Performance Date of Execution to September 30, 2018 Award Instrument Grant Statutory Authority PL 89-72 Federal Water Project Recreation Act, Sec 7(a)(b) Stat. 213(1)(2)(3) CFDA # and Title 15.524 Single Source Justification Criteria Cited Continuation OVERVIEW East Bay Regional Park District (EBRPD) operates and maintains, under a management agreement with the Bureau of Reclamation, approximately 90 acres of developed parkland and wildlife habitat at Contra Loma Reservoir. This site offers recreational boating, hiking, picnicking, and fishing. Visitation, predominately from Central California counties, averages 150,000 guests annually. This grant will fund activities which will assist the Recipient to meet its obligation to improve facilities within the Contra Loma recreation area. As a benefit to the public, this project will: • Improve parking facilities and roadway conditions at the reservoir site. • Upgrade current parking areas and provide an adequate base for vehicle traffic use. • Modification 002 – Boarding Floats and Fishing Docks Ongoing Federal investment in Contra Loma Regional Park will help the East Bay Park District maintain the popular recreational facility and increase the public recreational use of the site. RECIPIENT INVOLVEMENT The East Bay Regional Park District will be responsible for the implementation of the project. Responsibilities include: 1.) Administration and financial management for the project 2.) Construction management, project completion and acceptance. 3.) EBRPD will be responsible for maintenance and operation of the facilities once completed. 4.) Submit final report. 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: (2) CONTINUATION Single Source Justification Description: Based on the Statutory Authority referenced below, funds available require the recipient to execute an agreement with Reclamation for the administration of the land and water areas for recreation enhancement. East Bay Regional Parks District (EBRPD) is a Non-Federal, Public Managing Partner and is the only entity which has executed an agreement with Reclamation for the administration of these lands and water areas for recreation. This award is a continuation of R13AP20012 which, expired December 31, 2014. The task proposed in this agreement is to improve recreation parking facilities within the Park. These funds will be utilized to install asphalt. This is an additional surface applied on top of base material funded in 2014. STATUTORY AUTHORITY Public Law 89-72 Federal Water Project Recreation Act, Sec 7(a)(b) Stat. 213(1)(2)(3). AN ACT to provide uniform policies with respect to recreation and fish and wildlife benefits and costs of Federal multiple-purpose water resource projects, and other purposes. SEC. 7.(a) The Secretary is authorized, in conjunction with any reservoir heretofore constructed by him pursuant to the Federal reclamation laws or any reservoir which is otherwise under his con¬trol, except reservoirs within national wildlife refuges, to inves¬tigate, plan, construct, operate and maintain, or otherwise provide for public outdoor recreation and fish and wildlife enhancement fa¬cilities, to acquire or otherwise make available such adjacent lands or interests therein as are necessary for public outdoor recreation or fish and wildlife use, and to provide for public use and enjoy¬ment of project lands, facilities, and water areas in a manner coordinated with the other project purposes. Lands, facilities and project modifications for the purposes of this subsection may be provided only after an agreement in accordance with subsection (b) or (c) of section 3 of this Act has been executed. SEC.7.(b) The Secretary of the Interior is authorized to enter into agreements with Federal agencies or State or local public bodies for the administration of project land and water areas and the oper¬ation, maintenance, and replacement of facilities and to transfer project lands or facilities to Federal agencies or State or local pub¬lic bodies by lease agreement or exchange upon such terms and conditions as will best promote the development and operation of such lands or facilities in the public interest for recreation and fish and wildlife enhancement purposes. P.L.89-72; July 9, 1965; 79 Stat. 213] as amended: This statute, as amended, declares the intent of Congress that recreation and fish and wildlife enhancement be given full consideration as purposes of Federal water development projects if non-Federal public bodies agree to: (1) Bear not less than one-half the separable costs allocated for recreational purposes or twenty-five percent of the cost for fish and wildlife enhancement; (2) Administer project land and water areas devoted to these purposes; and (3) Bear all costs of operation, maintenance and replacement. Where Federal lands or authorized
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