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									American Recovery and
  Reinvestment Act
 … at work in North Carolina



                    Governor Beverly Perdue
                                               Objectives
Near Term
• Stabilize State Budgets and Local Gov’t. Programs
  Dependent on State Budgets
• Create Jobs
• Safety Net
Long Term
• Energy Conservation/Efficiency
• Health Care-Health IT
• Education
    How does ARRA come to the state?
• Tax Law Changes (Individuals & Businesses)
  ($288 Billion of $787 Billion)
• Direct Payment to Individuals- Safety Net
• State Budget Stabilization
• Formula Program Allocation
• Federal Agency Supplemental Budgets
• Competitive Grants: Public & Private
                                        N. C. / ARRA


Direct Paymts to Individuals   $1.7 Billion
Stabilize State Budget         $3.5 Billion

Formula Allocations            $2.5 Billion

Federal Agencies
Supplemental              $ .9 Billion
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Total-to-date             $8.6 Billion
                           Direct Payments

Supplemental Nutrition Program
            +14%

    Social Security Recipients
         One time Payment

           Pell Grants
             +10%

Increased Unemployment Benefits
                                   State Budget Stabilization
• Sources
Medicaid Enhanced Federal Match        $2,069,000,000
Education Stabilization                $1,162,000,000
General Government Stabilization       $ 259,000,000

• Allocations
FY 08 - 09                             $1,069,000,000
FY 09 - 10                             $1,388,000,000
FY 10 - 11                             $1,033,000,000
                                       $3,490,000,000

FY 11 – 12                             -0-
                                  Formula Programs
44 Categories

Highways and Bridges                735
Transit                             103.8
Education Title I/IDEA              675
Clean Water/Drinking Water          137.1
Energy                              275
Housing & Community Development     250
Workforce Investment                 79.9
Child Care                           67.5
Criminal Justice                     40.5
Employment Services                  69.7
Human Services                       85.2
   Distribution Factors- State Formula Programs

• Some Categories have Direct Allocation to
  Larger Local Governments
• Transportation- N. C. Equity Formula
• Drinking Water/Clean Water- Applications
• Education- Title I- Low Income Student
  Percentages
• Federal Agencies- Location of Federal
  Facilities
                                         Next Steps
• Transportation- Highways
  325 Projects
  146 Let to Contract
  $436 Million Under Contract
• Transit- $103 Million Awarded to:
  21 Urban Systems
  63 Rural Systems
• Drinking Water/Clean Water
  115 Projects Approved
  65 Under Contract by Mid-Oct.
  Feb. 18, 2010- All Must be Under Contract
                                           Next Steps
Workforce Investment
• Summer Youth Employment
• Funds to Regional Workforce Boards
• Statewide Skills Training
   – Community Colleges

Weatherization- Statewide
• Contracts with Local Organizations: 28
• Risk Review Assessments
• Target Average $4000/Unit
           (NMT $6500/Unit)
• Nov. 30, 2009- Underway
                                                              Next Steps
•   Energy Efficiency/EECBG
         Round 1 Applications: October - December

•   Community Development Block Grant
        27 Community Projects Approved
        25 Large Local Governments Received Direct Allocation from HUD

•   Homelessness Prevention
        20 Local Projects Approved
        8 Large Local Governments Received Direct Allocation from HUD

•   Affordable Housing Projects
          $52 Million
          Awarded to 10 Projects- 666 Units
          $95 Million
          36 Projects in 26 Counties- 2013 Units
                          Competitive Grants

Education
• “Race to the Top”: $4.35 Billion
• Innovations: $650 Million
• Applications Due in January
Health
• Health IT Strategic Plan
  Applications: October & November
                                    Competitive Grants

Broadband $7.2 Billion
• 3 Rounds
• 1st Awards by Dec. 09 – Jan. 10

Other Federal Departments
• Surface Transportation
• High Speed Rail
• USDA-Rural Program
• Energy
   – Smart Grid
   – Competitive Grants
                                   Equal Opportunity

•   Advertise Contracts for Bids-
    Local Minority/Women-owned Print Media

•   All Public Agencies List Bids on State Interactive
    Purchasing System

•   Best Effort to Notify HUBs of Opportunity to
    Bid on Project

•   Job Opportunities- Posted with ESC
                        HUB/Small Business Awareness
Eleven Regional Meetings
•   Williamston
•   Salisbury
•   Wilmington
•   Greensboro
•   Goldsboro
•   Charlotte
•   Raleigh
•   Hickory
•   Rocky Mount
•   Fayetteville: Nov. 17
•   Greenville: Nov. 19
• Open Process- Transparency

• Merit Project Selection

• Competitive Contracting
  – Low, responsible bids

• Recipients Must Be Qualified To Manage
  Projects
• Full, Complete Accounting for Expenditures

• Regular, Quarterly Jobs Reports

• Federal Oversight- GAO, OIG, RATB

• Citizen Feedback- Fraud & Waste Report
                                                             Compliance
• State Agencies                        • Project Management
-Resolve Outstanding Audit Questions    -Field Verification of Work Performed
    for State Agencies                  -Progress Payments Review
-Resolve Outstanding Audit Questions
    for Recipient Agencies
-Compliance Teams- Operational NOW
-Train Recipients Where Needed to
    Reduce Risks

• Procurement Process                   • Record Keeping
-Davis Bacon                            -Fast Pace
-Buy American                           -Check for RK Systems NOW
-Bid Specifications: Competitive
    Process
-Vendors: Debarment Lists (National &
    State)
• Fixed Price Contracts
• Contractors- Certify all tax obligations are met
• Travel- Limit to service area (vendors & agencies)
• Recipients with history of mismanagement of
  funds, failure to maintain documentation, failure
  to conduct project monitoring
• Recipients with past record of losing equipment
• Recipients with unresolved safety problems
                                   ARRA

• One-time Funds

• Up to 3 Years to Invest

• Timelines to be Met:
  -ARRA Requirements
  -“Use-it-or-Lose-It” Schedules
           Remember:
      Creating Jobs is
    Number One Priority!
Look for Ways to Put ARRA Funds into Jobs
                Creation-
       -Not Filling Administrative Needs
        -Push for Waivers if Necessary
Office of Economic Recovery and
           Investment
   20308 Mail Service Center
    Raleigh, NC 27699-0308
        919-733-1433

     www.NCRecovery.gov

								
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