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					                                                     RATB Recovery Act Monthly Report

Monthly Update Report Data (sheet 1 of 4) Version 4.0
                Reporting Entity: Recovery Accountability and Transparency Board
              Month Ending Date: 08/31/2009

                                                        Recovery Act Funds Used on Recovery Act Activity
            Agency / Bureau              Recovery Act TAFS          Obligation Type      US Indicator         State Code      Total Obligations   Total Gross
                                                                                                           (ONLY for grants                         Outlays
                                                                                                           and cooperative
No.                                                                                                          agreements)
      Recovery Accountability and   (95-3725 2009 \ 2011)         Contracts and Orders                                            $35,699          $35,699
      Transparency Board            Recovery Act Accountability        (including
                                    and Transparency Board,          modifications)
                                    Recovery Act
  1
      Recovery Accountability and   (95-3725 2009 \ 2011)         Contracts and Orders                                           $198,760         $198,760
      Transparency Board            Recovery Act Accountability        (including
                                    and Transparency Board,          modifications)
                                    Recovery Act
  2
      Recovery Accountability and   (95-3725 2009 \ 2011)         Contracts and Orders                                             $945              $945
      Transparency Board            Recovery Act Accountability        (including
                                    and Transparency Board,          modifications)
                                    Recovery Act
  3
      Recovery Accountability and   (95-3725 2009 \ 2011)         Contracts and Orders                                          $1,320,788        $483,951
      Transparency Board            Recovery Act Accountability        (including
                                    and Transparency Board,          modifications)
                                    Recovery Act
  4
      Recovery Accountability and   (95-3725 2009 \ 2011)         Contracts and Orders                                          $9,516,324            $0
      Transparency Board            Recovery Act Accountability        (including
                                    and Transparency Board,          modifications)
                                    Recovery Act
  5




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      Recovery Accountability and   (95-3725 2009 \ 2011)            Contracts and Orders                                                $51,000               $0
      Transparency Board            Recovery Act Accountability           (including
                                    and Transparency Board,             modifications)
                                    Recovery Act
  6
      Recovery Accountability and   (95-3725 2009 \ 2011)            Contracts and Orders                                               $202,328            $202,328
      Transparency Board            Recovery Act Accountability           (including
                                    and Transparency Board,             modifications)
                                    Recovery Act
  7
      Recovery Accountability and   (95-3725 2009 \ 2011)                    Other                                                      $596,410            $505,140
      Transparency Board            Recovery Act Accountability
                                    and Transparency Board,
                                    Recovery Act
  8


Note: Per OMB guidance, performing agencies will separately record and report obligations and gross outlays financed from offsetting collections that orginate from
Recovery Act budget authority.




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                                                                                            RATB Recovery Act Monthly Report

    Monthly Update Report Data (sheet 2 of 4) Version 4.0
           Reporting Entity: Recovery Accountability and Transparency Board
         Month Ending Date: 8/31/2009

        # of FTE Working on Recovery                                   Testimonies:
             Newly Hired FTE    Not
                                                             Provided (monthly):              0
                (cumulative): Reported

    FTE Funded by Recovery     Not
                                                          Provided (cumulative):             15
     Act Funds (cumulative): Reported

           FTE Not Funded by
                                Not
          Recovery Act Funds
                              Reported
                (cumulative):

                                                                                                                                                       Audits / Inspections / Evaluations /
                    Complaints                         Whistleblower Reprisal Allegations                               Investigations                                                              Training / Outreach
                                                                                                                                                                     Reviews
                  Monthly Data                                       Monthly Data                                       Monthly Data                              Monthly Data                         Monthly Data

                                                                                                                                                                                                    Training Sessions
                      Received:           58                              Received:           2                                Opened:           16       Initiated (this month):    64                                      83
                                                                                                                                                                                                           Provided:

                                                                                                                                                       In Process (as of the end
                                                                         Accepted:            0                                  Active:         67                                  311         Individuals Trained:       5133
                                                                                                                                                                 of the month):
                                                                                                                                                               Completed Final
                                                                                                                                                                                                    Hours of Training
                                                                                                                   Pending Decision:             4             Published Work        10                                    10886
                                                                                                                                                                                                           Provided:
                                                                                                                                                                       Products:
                                                                                                                                                                Priority Interim
                                                                                                                                                                                                   Outreach Sessions
                                                                                                             Closed without Action:              6             Published Work         1                                      50
                                                                                                                                                                                                         Conducted:
                                                                                                                                                                       Products:
                                                                                                                       Accepted for                          Unpublished Work
                                                                                                                                                 1                                    3
                                                                                                                       Prosecution:                                  Products*:
                                                                                                                Prosecution Denied:              1
                                                                                                            Referred for Alternative
                                                                                                                                                 0
                                                                                                                         Resolution:

      Cumulative Data Since 2/17/2009                   Cumulative Data Since 2/17/2009                    Cumulative Data Since 2/17/2009             Cumulative Data Since 2/17/2009        Cumulative Data Since 2/17/2009
                                                                                                                                                             Completed Final
                                                                                                                                                                                                    Training Sessions
                      Received:          294                              Received:           4              Closed without Action:              7            Published Work      53                                         628
                                                                                                                                                                                                           Provided:
                                                                                                                                                                    Products:
                                                                                                                                                              Priority Interim
                                                                                                                         Accepted for
                                                                         Accepted:            0                                                  10           Published Work      14             Individuals Trained:      38416
                                                                                                                         Prosecution:
                                                                                                                                                                    Products:
                                                                                                                                                           Unpublished Work                         Hours of Training
                                                                                                                Prosecution Denied:               1                               22                                       59140
                                                                                                                                                                   Products*:                              Provided:

                                                                                                            Referred for Alternative                                                               Outreach Sessions
                                                                                                                                                  1          Cumulative Total:       89                                      445
                                                                                                                         Resolution:                                                                     Conducted:

                                                                                                                   Cumulative Total:             19

   Note: The data reflected on this page is aggregated data from the Recovery Board and each of the Inspectors General responsible for Recovery Act oversight. The data on the other pages is Recovery Board data only.


*These work products were not published because they contain proprietary or other sensitive information that cannot be made available to the public.                                               8ffa5b3c-6831-4b5f-9f92-095c56a1d872.xls
                                      RATB Recovery Act Monthly Report

Monthly Update Report Data (sheet 3 of 4) Version 4.0
    Reporting Entity: Recovery Accountability and Transparency Board
  Month Ending Date: 08/31/2009

        No.                     OTHER TYPES OF SIGNIFICANT ACTIVITIES (Completed/On-Going During Reporting Month)
                     The Board entered into an interagency agreement with the USDA Forest Service to assist in performance testing for the
         1
                     inbound reporting website federalreporting.gov.
                     The Board issued a solicitation to acquire advisory and technical support to bolster oversight capabilities and to extend,
         2           advance and automate the processes used to identify and report fraud, waste, abuse and/or mismanagement of Recovery
                     Act funded projects.
         3           The Board issued a solicitation to acquire financial audit services for fiscal year ending September 30, 2009.
         4           The Board awarded a contract for interactive web mapping software and technical support services for Recovery.gov
         5           The Board opened Federalreporting.gov registration on August 17, 2009
                     The Board collaborated with the OIG community on a Data Quality Initiative. The initiative provides standard guidelines
         6           for the OIG community to consider when reviewing an agency’s plans for ensuring the quality of Recovery Act data
                     submitted through FederalReporting.gov.
                     The Board Implemented a monthly reporting process to capture Recovery Act-related training provided by the OIG
         7           community and RATB. This data will help measure efforts to prevent fraud, waste, and abuse in the Recovery Act
                     Programs.

        No.                                   OTHER TYPES OF SIGNIFICANT ACTIVITIES (Planned for the Future)
                     The Board will enter into an interagency agreement with the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for salary and related
         1           personnel costs for individual(s) detailed to the Board. Per OMB guidance, EPA will separately show obligations incurred
                     against reimbursable income incurred from Recovery Act funds.
                     The Board will enter into an interagency agreement with the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) to conduct a hiring
         2           fair in reference to Federal Agencies filling Recovery Act vacancies. Per OMB guidance, OPM will separately show
                     obligations incurred against reimbursable income incurred from Recovery Act funds.
                     The Board will enter into a reimbursable support agreement with the General Services Administration (GSA) for travel and
                     related expenses for the solicitation to acquire advisory and technical support to bolster oversight capabilities and to
         3           extend, advance and automate the processes used to identify and report fraud, waste, abuse and/or mismanagement of
                     Recovery Act funded projects. Per OMB guidance, GSA will separately show obligations incurred against reimbursable
                     income incurred from Recovery Act funds.
                     The Board will collaborate with the OIG community to develop a www.Recovery.gov training page that features Recovery
         4
                     Act-related training available throughout the OIG community.
                     The Board will conduct Focus Group meetings for the enhanced Recovery.gov website from August 28 through
         5           September 4. Two sessions will be held at each of the following locations: Richmond, VA; Boston, MA; Dayton, OH;
                     Dallas, TX, Sacramento, CA.




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Monthly Update Report Data (sheet 4 of 4) Version 4.0
Reporting Entity: Recovery Accountability and
  Month Ending
                  08/31/2009
           Date:

                                                                                TRAINING ACTIVITIES
                                                                                        Training                    Length of                              Presentation     Average
                                                   Target                                               Date of                   Number of     Cost of
      No.              Type of Training                         Title of Training     Location (City,                Training                               with Other     Evaluation
                                                  Audience                                              Training                 Participants   Training
                                                                                          State)                     (hours)                                   OIGs          Rating
                                                             DoD OIG Recovery Act
                                                             Conference with the
                                                             Military Criminal
                                                             Investigative
                                                             Organizations (Defense
                 Recovery Act                                Criminal Investigative
       1                                        Federal                              Arlington, VA      8/25/2009           1              30           $0 No             Unk
                 Orientation/Overview                        Service, Army Criminal
                                                             Investigation Command,
                                                             Air Force Office of
                                                             Special Investigations,
                                                             and the Naval Criminal
                                                             Investigative Service)
                 Recovery Act                                DOL OIG Recovery Act
       2                                        Federal                           Annapolis, MD         8/24/2009           1            100               No             Unk
                 Orientation/Overview                        Orientation/Overview
                                                             Regional
                                                             Intergovernmental
                 Recovery Act                                Dialogue:
       3                                        Mixed                              Kansas City, MO      8/17/2009         1.25           234          $750 No             Unk
                 Orientation/Overview                        American Recovery and
                                                             Reinvestment Act of
                                                             2009
                 Recovery Act                                2009 Federal AIGI
       4                                        Federal                               Cape May, NJ      6/12/2009           2              70           $0 No             Unk
                 Orientation/Overview                        Conference
                                                             American Recovery and
                 Recovery Act                                Reinvestment Act         San Antonio,
       5                                        Mixed                                                    6/9/2009           1            500        $1,898 Yes            High
                 Orientation/Overview                        Requirements for GSA     Texas
                                                             Vendors
                                                             FCC OIG Recovery
       6         Fraud Prevention/Awareness     Federal      Board Issues and Fraud   Washingon, DC      6/2/2009           1              40           $0 No             Unk
                                                             plan
                                                             FBI HQ Recovery
                 Recovery Act
       7                                        Federal      Oversight and            Washingon, DC      4/1/2009           1              12           $0 No             Unk
                 Orientation/Overview
                                                             Enforcement




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                                    OUTREACH ACTIVITIES
                                       Number of
                                     Organizations                            Outreach
         Organization to which                           Description of                           Date of
No.                                  Represented                           Location (City,
           Outreach Provided                                Outreach                             Outreach
                                      at Outreach                               State)
                                        Session
                                                    Conducted Webinar and
                                                    conference call with
                                                    State technical       From RATB - web
      State CIO Offices involved in
1                                                30 representatives to    based and              8/31/2009
      reporting; August 31, 2009
                                                    discuss/explain the   conference call
                                                    batch upload process
                                                    and gather feedback.
                                                    Focus group for
                                                    Recovery.gov - Two
2     Citizens - August 31, 2009      N/A           sessions with           Boston, MA           8/31/2009
                                                    approximately 12 people
                                                    in each session.

                                                    Focus group for
      Citizens - August 28, 2009
                                                    Recovery.gov - Two
      Usability Testing/Market
3                                     N/A           sessions with           Richmond, VA         8/28/2009
      Research for updated
                                                    approximately 12 people
      Recovery.gov site
                                                    in each session.
      National Assoication of State
                                                    Oversight of Recovery
4     Auditors, Comptrollers, and     unk                                       Dearborn, MI     8/19/2009
                                                    Act Funds
      Treasurers
                                                    Recovery Act
5     Treasury Acquisition Council    unk                                       Washington, DC   7/30/2009
                                                    Implementation
      NY Internal Review Task                       Recovery Act
6                                                30                             Washington, DC   7/29/2009
      Force Webinar                                 Implementation
                                                    Recovery Act
7     CIO Council                     unk                                       Washington, DC   7/15/2009
                                                    Implementation
                                                    Hosted by the Board
                                                    and OMB, provided
                                                    an overview of the latest
                                                    implementation
                                                    guidance for recipient
      Townhall - July 9, 2009                       reporting as well as the
8                                     Multiple                                  Washington, DC    7/9/2009
      Federal Agencies                              technology solution,
                                                    and spoke about the
                                                    introduction of the
                                                    “Chairman’s Corner,”
                                                    and enhanced mapping
                                                    on Recovery.gov.




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                                                       Trained California State
                                                       IG on our Accountability
9    State IG of California                          1                          Washington, DC              5/5/2009
                                                       Efforts and provided
                                                       Board overview

                                      22,000 visitors
                                      from 50 states
                                      and 98 foreign
                                      countries, from
                                      Fortune 500         A week-long national
                                                                                      Web Based;
                                      companies and       web-based “town hall” to
                                                                                      Recovery Board
                                      small               get innovative ideas
                                                                                      partnered with the
     Multiple organizations and       businesses,         from the public to
10                                                                                    National Academy     4/27/2009
     citizens; April 27 - May 3, 2009 web designers       integrate, track, and
                                                                                      of Public
                                      and financial       display data from
                                                                                      Administration,
                                      services            thousands of federal,
                                                                                      Washington, DC
                                      experts, internet   state, and local entities
                                      novices and the
                                      creators of the
                                      WWW and
                                      Web 2.0.
                                                       Overview of Recovery
11   Association of IGs                             50 Efforts with large     Orlando, FL                  4/19/2009
                                                       Stage/Federal IG group




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