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RFA for Pumpout Boat for DC Waters

DDOE seeks applications from organizations for a project that will (a) acquire and (b) provide for operation of a pumpout vessel in the navigable waters of the District of Columbia.  The grantee will focus especially on moored, anchored, and rafted boats in the waters of the District of Columbia.

The pumpout service will be no-cost or low cost. The grantee will ensure that pumpout service is provided to boaters for free or for a cost of no more than $5.00 (five dollars) per pumpout. The pumpout boat will operate on both a set schedule and an on-call basis. To help defray operation and maintenance costs, DDOE will work with the grantee, as needed, to apply for future Clean Vessel Act funding. The total amount available for this RFA is approximately $95,500.00. The amount is subject to continuing availability of funding and approval by the appropriate agencies.

Obtaining text of the RFA:  The full text of this Request for Applications (RFA), and the three required attachments, are available as links at the bottom of this page. Additionally, a person may obtain a copy of this RFA by any of the following methods:

- Email a request to 2014CVARFA.grants@dc.gov with “Request copy of RFA 2014-10-FWD” in the subject line;

- Pick up a copy in person from the DDOE reception desk, located at 1200 First Street NE, 5th Floor, Washington, DC 20002 (call Joanne Goodwin at (202) 535-1798 to make an appointment and mention this RFA by name); or

- Write DDOE at 1200 First Street NE, 5th Floor, Washington, DC 20002, “Attn: Joanne Goodwin RE:2014-10-FWD” on the outside of the letter.

The deadline for application submissions is 7/18/2014, at 4:30 p.m.  Five hard copies must be submitted to the above address and a complete electronic copy must be e-mailed to 2014CVARFA.grants@dc.gov.

For additional information regarding this RFA, please contact DDOE as instructed in the RFA document, at 2014CVARFA.grants@dc.gov.