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Presented to: AIP Grant Process Workshop By: Roxane Wren and Edward Gabsewics, CEP Date: December 2009 Federal Aviation Administration Grant Application.

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1 Presented to: AIP Grant Process Workshop By: Roxane Wren and Edward Gabsewics, CEP Date: December 2009 Federal Aviation Administration Grant Application Process and Special Projects Applications

2 2 Federal Aviation Administration Grant Application Process December Grant Application Process Prepare Grant Applications: –Application For Federal Assistance –Standard Form 424 (Rev ) –Forms: Order –http://www.faa.gov/airports/aip/aip_handbook/http://www.faa.gov/airports/aip/aip_handbook/

3 3 Federal Aviation Administration Grant Application Process December Grant Application Process Submit Application Upon: – Executed Negotiated Agreement with Engineers and Consultants –Obtaining Bids - for Construction Projects or Acquisition of Equipment –Obtaining Appraisals for Land Acquisition

4 4 Federal Aviation Administration Grant Application Process December Grant Application Process FAA Form –Project Approval Information – Part II –Budget Information & Cost Breakout – Part III –Program Narrative

5 5 Federal Aviation Administration Grant Application Process December Special Conditions Contained in the Grant Agreement – –As Listed in the Master Agreement –Unique to a Sponsor – Private Sponsors Audits State Agency Agreements

6 6 Federal Aviation Administration Grant Application Process December Special Conditions –Required for Certain Type of Projects - Proration of Federal share of a building Noise Projects on Privately Owned Property VALE Projects Construction Safety Phasing Plan –Deadline Date for Completion of Condition If deadlines are not met…. –Withholding of grant payments –Withdraw of Grant Agreement

7 7 Federal Aviation Administration Grant Application Process December Special Projects Related to: Wildlife Hazards Compliance with Environmental Laws, Statutes VALE Program

8 8 Federal Aviation Administration Grant Application Process December FAA Order C Handbook 406. Master Planning Elements …..Wildlife hazard assessments and wildlife management plans required under FAR Part 139 are eligible whenever airport development actions may result…”

9 9 Federal Aviation Administration Grant Application Process December Wildlife Hazard Assessments and Management Plans Wildlife Hazard Assessments triggered by wildlife strikes or related events Wildlife Hazard Management Plan Formulation and Implementation are eligible Grants can be issued any time changes occur Environmental clearance required

10 10 Federal Aviation Administration Grant Application Process December Examples of Eligible and Non-Eligible Implementation Items Eligible Items: – Fencing – Removal of attractants via habitat modification – Equipment used to remove or harass critters Non-Eligible Items: –Expendable Items such as shotgun shells, chemicals, pyrotechnic devices (other than pistols) –Airport operations vehicles associated with wildlife control

11 11 Federal Aviation Administration Grant Application Process December Environmental Compliance Studies Cultural resources surveys required to meet Section 106 requirements Air, water quality planning efforts for sponsor compliance with Clean Air Act, Federal Water Pollution Control Act Part 150 Noise Compliance Studies Preparation of water quality permit applications, hydraulic modeling, facility design, water quality studies and testing Environmental clearance required for all

12 12 Federal Aviation Administration Grant Application Process December Voluntary Airport Low Emission (VALE) Program Voluntary program to reduce airport ground emissions at commercial service airports Must be in air quality nonattainment or maintenance areas Goal is to help sponsors improve air quality in conjunction with regional efforts to meet NAAQS

13 13 Federal Aviation Administration Grant Application Process December Voluntary Airport Low Emission (VALE) Program Grant Applications follow all AIP rules Same timing track as AIP program AIP grant assurances plus VALE-specific assurances Fund via Entitlement grants or discretionary portion of AIP Budget..."noise and air quality set-aside" PFC funds can be used to fulfill local match Eligible vs. Ineligible costs

14 14 Federal Aviation Administration Grant Application Process December Voluntary Airport Low Emission (VALE) Program

15 15 Federal Aviation Administration Grant Application Process December Voluntary Airport Low Emission (VALE) Program Show projects on 5-year CIP Plan ahead...separate VALE application needed in advance of grant application State air quality agencies have a 45-day approval period Need AERC (Airport Emission Reduction Credits) letter of assurance from agency Environmental clearance required

16 16 Federal Aviation Administration Grant Application Process December Voluntary Airport Low Emission (VALE) Program Interested? See FAA Link to VALE Program Info….. Talk to other sponsors who are in program Call Ed... …


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