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Office of the Chief Information Officer, HUD.
HUD has submitted the proposed information collection requirement described below to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review, in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act. The purpose of this notice is to allow for an additional 30 days of public comment.
Comments Due Date: March 4, 2015.
Interested persons are invited to submit comments regarding this proposal. Comments should refer to the proposal by name and/or OMB Control Number and should be sent to: HUD Desk Officer, Office of Management and Budget, New Executive Office Building, Washington, DC 20503; fax: 202-395-5806. Email: OIRA_Submission@omb.eop.gov.Start Further Info
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Colette Pollard, Reports Management Officer, QDAM, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 7th Street SW., Washington, DC 20410; email at Colette Pollard @hud.gov or telephone 202-402-3400. Persons with hearing or speech impairments may access this number through TTY by calling the toll-free Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339. This is not a toll-free number. Copies of available documents submitted to OMB may be obtained from Ms. Pollard.End Further Info End Preamble Start Supplemental Information
This notice informs the public that HUD has submitted to OMB a request for approval of the information collection described in Section A.
The Federal Register notice that solicited public comment on the information collection for a period of 60 days was published on October 20, 2014.
A. Overview of Information Collection
Title of Information Collection: National Disaster Resilience Competition (NDRC) and Community Start Printed Page 5571Development Block Grant National Disaster Recovery (CDBG-NDR) Pre- and Post-Award planning and reporting requirements in the Disaster Recovery Grant Reporting (DRGR) system.
OMB Approval Number: 2506-0203.
Type of Request: Revision of a currently approved collection.
Form Number: Application for Federal Assistance (SF-424). Applicants must include the nine digit zip code (zip code plus four digits) associated to the applicant address in box 8d of the SF424. The DUNS number used must have an active registration in SAM.
Disclosure of Lobbying Activities (SF-LLL). If this form does not apply, applicants will indicate that (e.g., writing “N/A”) on the form and submit it with their applications.
Applicant/Recipient Disclosure/Update Report (form HUD-2880) (“HUD Applicant Recipient Disclosure Report”);
Facsimile Transmittal Form on Grants.gov (HUD-96011). Third Party Documentation Facsimile Transmittal, if applicable.
Description of the need for the information and proposed use: This information describes the application requirements of National Disaster Resilience Competition (NDRC) Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA). The data required includes narratives, attachments and standard forms needed to respond to thresholds, rating factors, and other criteria in the Phase 1 and 2 NOFA applications. Successful Phase 1 applicants will be invited to submit more detailed Phase 2 applications, which will determine Community Development Block Grant National Disaster Resilience (CDBG-NDR) funding awards. CDBG-NDR awardees will be required to submit Action Plans, Quarterly Performance Reports (QPRs) and vouchers for payment in HUD's Disaster Recovery Grants Reporting (DRGR) system.
In response to comments received during the 60-day Federal Register notice for this Submission, HUD has added a new checklist for the Most-Impacted and Distressed Threshold response to the NDRC NOFA application requirements. An additional 2 hours were added to the burden hours for the Threshold response in each of Phase 1 and Phase 2.
Respondents are eligible local and State governments that experienced a presidentially-declared major disaster during 2011-2013 as identified in the CDBG-NDR NOFA.
Total Estimated Burdens:
|Full NDRC Phase 1 application|
|Description of information collection||Number of respondents||Number of responses||Total number of responses||Hours per response||Total hours||Cost per response||Total cost|
|Phase 1 Threshold Determination||67||1||67||37||2,479||$1,288||$86,269|
|Factor Narratives and Attachments||67||1||67||120||8,040||4,176||279,792|
|Total Phase 1 Paperwork Burden||67||4||268||161||10,789||5,561||391,963|
|Full NDRC Phase 2 application|
|Description of information collection||Number of respondents **||Number of responses||Total number of responses||Hours per response||Total hours||Cost per response||Total cost|
|Phase 2 Threshold Determination||67||1||69||35||2,415||1,218||84,042|
|Factor Narratives and Attachments||67||1||67||150||10,050||5,220||349,740|
|Total Phase 2 Paperwork Burden||67||4||270||189||12,735||6,535||459,684|
|* Based number of hours per response at GS-13 salary of $34.80/hr.|
|** Maximum if all eligible Phase 1 Applicants apply and are invited to submit Phase 2 applications.|
|CDBG-NDR Information collection in DRGR|
|Description of information collection||Number of respondents *||Number of responses||Total number of responses||Hours per response||Total hours||Cost per response **||Total cost|
|PRE-AWARD SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS|
|Published Action Plan||67||1||67||40||2,680||$1,392||$93,264|
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|Procurement, Financial Controls and DOB documentation||67||1||67||6||402||209||14,003|
|Performance and Financial Projections||67||1||67||8||536||278||18,626|
|Grant Agreement (HUD 40092)||67||1||67||1||67||35||2,345|
|Grantee's Written Agreements||67||1||67||5||335||174||11,658|
|DRGR Activation, Activity Set-Up and Completion||67||1||67||10||670||348||23,316|
|Total Pre- And Post-Award Paperwork Burden||67||7||469||71||4,757||2,471||165,557|
|Average Sized Grants Online Quarterly Reporting via DRGR||67||4||268||9||2,412||313||83,884|
|Average-Sized Grants Online Voucher Submissions||67||19||1,273||0.22||280||8||10,184|
|Total Annual Reporting Paperwork Burden||67||23||1,541||9.22||14,208||349||537,809|
|Total CDBG-NDR Paperwork Burden (Pre- and Post- Award and Reporting)||67||30||2,010||N/A||18,965||N/A||703,366|
|* Maximum if all eligible Phase 1 Applicants apply and are invited to submit Phase 2 applications.|
|** Based number of hours per response at GS-13 salary of $34.80/hr.|
B. Solicitation of Public Comment
This notice is soliciting comments from members of the public and affected parties concerning the collection of information described in Section A on the following:
(1) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information will have practical utility;
(2) The accuracy of the agency's estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information;
(3) Ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and
(4) Ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond; including through the use of appropriate automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology, e.g., permitting electronic submission of responses.
HUD encourages interested parties to submit comment in response to these questions.Start Signature
Dated: January 23, 2015.
Department Reports Management Officer, Office of the Chief Information Officer.
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