Okanogan County Lead Entity Information

 

Lead Entity Process Flow Chart (click here)

 

Lead Entity Schedule

2011 UPPER COLUMBIA PROCESS SCHEDULE

SRFB/TRIB/BPA

Project Proposal Development, Submittal, and Review

DATE

ACTIVITY/MILESTONE

(MEETING/DEADLINE)

FEBRUARY

11 February

SRFB/TRIB Debrief of 2010

MARCH

1 March

IT Funding Coordination Meeting

March (TBA)

SRFB/Tributary Fund cycles announced; SRFB Policy Manual available; Regional Process Guide Revisions

APRIL

April 6  

SRFB/TRIB/BPA Kickoff Meeting for the Region; RCO presentation; RTT Technical criteria presentation; CAC criteria presentation

April

Project Sponsors develop projects and pre-proposal (materials available from http://www.ucsrb.com)

MAY

9 May

Pre-proposals due (ftp location TBD) – delivered to RTT, TRIB (via TRIB ftp site) and SRFB Panel Members (via PRISM)

16 May

Conference Call to discuss project tour logistics (RTT, LEs, Trib and UCSRB)

23-26 May          

SRFB/TRIB/BPA project tours

·         23rd  – Okanogan

·         24th  – Methow

·         25th  – Wenatchee

·         26th – Entiat

JUNE

8 June

Pre-proposal Presentation Workshop: review pre-proposals with RTT, TRIB and CAC’s

9 June                  

TRIB internal review of pre-proposals

June

Proposal refinement based on technical feedback. Two weeks after visiting projects, the State Technical Review Panel will post comments in SharePoint for lead entities and grant applicants. Grant applicants should update their applications to address any Review Panel concerns and attach their responses to Review Panel comments in PRISM with their application. The Review Panel will “flag” projects that it believes would benefit from additional review at the regional area project meeting.

30 June          

Final project proposals due to LE Coordinators – delivered to RTT, TRIB (via TRIB ftp site) and RCO (via PRISM)

JULY

July

SRP discusses “flagged” projects and update the comment form.  Panel will meet either in person or conference call to provide full panel feedback on “flagged” projects.

13 July

RTT Meeting: formal project reviews and technical ranking

14 July                 

TRIB final review of proposals

21 July

Final comments from TRIB will be via e-mail to LE for distribution to project sponsors

AUGUST

1-5 August         

Okanogan and Chelan CAC project rankings

10 August           

Regional joint CAC approves final combined ranked list

12 August

LE submits final project applications and deliverables to RCO/SRFB in PRISM (early optional date)

26 August

LE submits final project applications and deliverables to RCO/SRFB in PRISM (final due date)

SEPTEMBER

September        

 

TRIB supplemental tours of selected projects (project sponsors will be notified in advance of visit)

15 September

Regional organizations submit their recommendations for funding and responses to the information questionnaire

26-29 September

Regional presentations to State Technical Review Panel

OCTOBER

October

Project Presentations to TRIB (if needed)

6 October

Comment forms available from State Technical Review Panel

26 October

Comments due on State Technical Review Panel draft report

NOVEMBER

November (TBA)             

TRIB makes initial internal decisions

18 November   

Final 2011 funding report delivered to SRFB

DECEMBER

8-9 December

SRFB makes funding decisions

December (TBA)

TRIB makes supplemental decisions

 


Project Pre-Proposal Information

Tributary Fund Pre-Proposal

SRFB Pre-Proposal Form

 

Lead Entity Contact Information

Char Schumacher, Natural Resource Senior Planner

telephone:  (509) 422.7113

fax:  (509) 422.7349

cschumacher@co.okanogan.wa.us