September 21, 2020
THE LOS ANGELES COUNTY REGIONAL PARK AND OPEN SPACE DISTRICT ANNOUNCES THE AVAILABILITY OF THE 2020-2021 PROPOSITION A MAINTENANCE & SERVICING EXCESS FUNDS PROGRAM
The Los Angeles County Regional Park and Open Space District (RPOSD) announces the availability of up to $720,000 for the 2020-2021 Proposition A Maintenance & Servicing Excess (M&SE) Funds Program. Applications to apply for maintenance and servicing funds are available to eligible agencies whose Excess Funds grant-funded projects are completed and the grants are closed. The eligible agencies for this program are the 88 cities in Los Angeles County, Los Angeles County Departments, and the Mountains Recreation and Conservation Authority through the Santa Monica Mountains Conservancy. However, the eligible agency must be in Good Standing with RPOSD to apply for this program.
The list of eligible closed projects funded by Proposition A Excess Funds for the 2020-2021 cycle is available in the Grants Management System. Projects on the list completed by nonprofit or qualified agencies may be eligible if they are being maintained and serviced by an eligible agency. The eligible agency would need to apply. For the 2020-2021 cycle, submissions are a two-step budget/claim process through the online Grants Management System.
The eligible agency can apply for only one of their Proposition A Excess Funds grant funded projects on the list for annual budgeted maintenance expenses. Extraordinary maintenance expenses are not eligible for this program.
Step One: Submit a M&S Budget Application between Monday, September 21, 2020 to Thursday, October 8, 2020 at 10:00 a.m. Budget review/approval process will take up to two weeks (October 21, 2020).
Step Two: Submit a Claim/Payment Request between Thursday, October 22, 2020 to Thursday, October 29, 2020 at 10:00 a.m.
Maintenance & Servicing Excess Funds Budget Application Submission Deadline:
Thursday, October 8, 2020 at 10:00 a.m.
Maintenance & Servicing Excess Funds Claim Submission Deadline:
Thursday, October 29, 2020 at 10:00 a.m.
Annual Maintenance and Servicing Budgeted Expense Requirements:
Expenses must be incurred within July 1, 2020 to June 30, 2021 timeframe. Budgets received after the deadline will not be considered and claims cannot be submitted without an approved budget. Therefore, it will be to the agencies’ benefit to submit M&SE documentation as soon as possible before the submission deadlines. Budget requests exceeding $360,000 will be capped at that amount as the maximum amount to be approved.
If the total amount of approved budgets exceeds the total funds available, a prorated portion may be approved for each agency with an approved budget.
The RPOSD looks forward to seeing your applications to apply for the M&SE funds to use on your agency’s closed Proposition A Excess Funds grant-funded project. The Proposition A Grants Administration Manual has additional information on applying for maintenance and servicing funds. If you have any questions, please contact your designated Grants Officer or call (626) 588-5060. you apply for the M&SE funds to use on your agency’s closed Proposition A Excess Funds grant-funded projects. If you have any questions, please contact your designated Grants Officer or call (626) 588-5060.