OMB Approval No. 0348-0042
As the duly authorized representative of the applicant, I certify that the applicant:
Standard Form 424D (Rev. 7-97)
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Has the legal authority to apply for Federal assistance,
and the institutional, managerial and financial capability
(including funds sufficient to pay the non-Federal share
of project costs) to ensure proper planning,
management and completion of the project described in
this application.
Will give the awarding agency, the Comptroller General
of the United States and, if appropriate, the State,
through any authorized representative, access to and
the right to examine all records, books, papers, or
documents related to the assistance; and will establish
a proper accounting system in accordance with
generally accepted accounting standards or agency
Will not dispose of, modify the use of, or change the
terms of the real property title, or other interest in the
site and facilities without permission and instructions
from the awarding agency. Will record the Federal
interest in the title of real property in accordance with
awarding agency directives and will include a covenant
in the title of real property aquired in whole or in part
with Federal assistance funds to assure non-
discrimination during the useful life of the project.
Will comply with the requirements of the assistance
awarding agency with regard to the drafting, review and
approval of construction plans and specifications.
Will provide and maintain competent and adequate
engineering supervision at the construction site to
ensure that the complete work conforms with the
approved plans and specifications and will furnish
progress reports and such other information as may be
required by the assistance awarding agency or State.
Will initiate and complete the work within the applicable
time frame after receipt of approval of the awarding
Will establish safeguards to prohibit employees from
using their positions for a purpose that constitutes or
presents the appearance of personal or organizational
conflict of interest, or personal gain.
Will comply with the Intergovernmental Personnel Act
of 1970 (42 U.S.C. §§4728-4763) relating to prescribed
standards for merit systems for programs funded
under one of the 19 statutes or regulations specified in
Appendix A of OPM’s Standards for a Merit System of
Personnel Administration (5 C.F.R. 900, Subpart F).
Will comply with the Lead-Based Paint Poisoning
Prevention Act (42 U.S.C. §§4801 et seq.) which
prohibits the use of lead-based paint in construction or
rehabilitation of residence structures.
Will comply with all Federal statutes relating to non-
discrimination. These include but are not limited to: (a)
Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (P.L. 88-352)
which prohibits discrimination on the basis of race,
color or national origin; (b) Title IX of the Education
Amendments of 1972, as amended (20 U.S.C.
1683, and 1685-1686), which prohibits discrimination
on the basis of sex; (c) Section 504 of the
Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended (29 U.S.C.
§794), which prohibits discrimination on the basis of
handicaps; (d) the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, as
amended (42 U.S.C. §§6101-6107), which prohibits
discrimination on the basis of age; (e) the Drug Abuse
Office and Treatment Act of 1972 (P.L. 92-255), as
amended, relating to nondiscrimination on the basis of
drug abuse; (f) the Comprehensive Alcohol Abuse and
Alcoholism Prevention, Treatment and Rehabilitation
Act of 1970 (P.L. 91-616), as amended, relating to
nondiscrimination on the basis of alcohol abuse or
alcoholism; (g) §§523 and 527 of the Public Health
Service Act of 1912 (42 U.S.C. §§290 dd-3 and 290 ee
3), as amended, relating to confidentiality of alcohol
and drug abuse patient records; (h) Title VIII of the
Civil Rights Act of 1968 (42 U.S.C. §§3601 et seq.), as
amended, relating to nondiscrimination in the sale,
rental or financing of housing; (i) any other
nondiscrimination provisions in the specific statute(s)
under which application for Federal assistance is being
made; and, (j) the requirements of any other
nondiscrimination statute(s) which may apply to the
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Will comply, or has already complied, with the
requirements of Titles II and III of the Uniform Relocation
Assistance and Real Property Acquisition Policies Act of
1970 (P.L. 91-646) which provide for fair and equitable
treatment of persons displaced or whose property is
acquired as a result of Federal and federally-assisted
programs. These requirements apply to all interests in real
property acquired for project purposes regardless of
Federal participation in purchases.
Will comply with the provisions of the Hatch Act (5 U.S.C.
§§1501-1508 and 7324-7328) which limit the political
activities of employees whose principal employment
activities are funded in whole or in part with Federal funds.
Will comply, as applicable, with the provisions of the Davis-
Bacon Act (40 U.S.C. §§276a to 276a-7), the Copeland Act
(40 U.S.C. §276c and 18 U.S.C. §874), and the Contract
Work Hours and Safety Standards Act (40 U.S.C. §§327-
333) regarding labor standards for federally-assisted
construction subagreements.
Will comply with flood insurance purchase requirements of
Section 102(a) of the Flood Disaster Protection Act of 1973
(P.L. 93-234) which requires recipients in a special flood
hazard area to participate in the program and to purchase
flood insurance if the total cost of insurable construction
and acquisition is $10,000 or more.
Will comply with environmental standards which may be
prescribed pursuant to the following: (a) institution of
environmental quality control measures under the
National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (P.L. 91-
190) and Executive Order (EO) 11514; (b) notification
of violating facilities pursuant to EO 11738; (c)
protection of wetlands pursuant to EO 11990; (d)
evaluation of flood hazards in floodplains in accordance
with EO 11988; (e) assurance of project consistency
with the approved State management program
developed under the Coastal Zone Management Act of
1972 (16 U.S.C. §§1451 et seq.); (f) conformity of
Federal actions to State (Clean Air) Implementation
Plans under Section 176(c) of the Clean Air Act of
1955, as amended (42 U.S.C. §§7401 et seq.); (g)
protection of underground sources of drinking water
under the Safe Drinking Water Act of 1974, as
amended (P.L. 93-523); and, (h) protection of
endangered species under the Endangered Species Act
of 1973, as amended (P.L. 93-205).
Will comply with the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act of
1968 (16 U.S.C. §§1271 et seq.) related to protecting
components or potential components of the national
wild and scenic rivers system.
Will assist the awarding agency in assuring compliance
with Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation
Act of 1966, as amended (16 U.S.C. §470), EO 11593
(identification and protection of historic properties), and
the Archaeological and Historic Preservation Act of
1974 (16 U.S.C. §§469a-1 et seq.).
Will cause to be performed the required financial and
compliance audits in accordance with the Single Audit
Act Amendments of 1996 and OMB Circular No. A-133,
"Audits of States, Local Governments, and Non-Profit
Will comply with all applicable requirements of all other
Federal laws, executive orders, regulations, and policies
governing this program.
February 9, 2015