BLM No. BLM-MOU-FA-140-20-006
BIA No. 2020-K00441-MOU-002
FWS No. FF09R22-MOU-20001
NPS No. R2455-20-004
USFS No. 20-IA-11132543-023
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E. Provide agency specific administrative direction and support for NWCG Staff employees
according to each employee’s agency affiliation. Include direction and support in human
resources management, payroll, charge card, training, travel, and accountable/non-
accountable property management.
F. In accordance with each Agency’s guidance and procedures, provide written delegations of
authority to the appropriate managers for day-to-day supervision of other-agency
employees in their units. Delegations must document specific authorities, duties, and
responsibilities, as well as any limitations on the delegation.
V. TERM OF THE AGREEMENT
The term of this agreement shall become effective with and upon execution of the final
signature by the participating agencies and shall remain in effect for five (5) years, or until
such time as the agreement is terminated by mutual agreement. The agreement shall be
reviewed annually by all participating entities to determine its suitability for renewal, revision,
VI. GENERAL PROVISIONS
A. This instrument is neither a fiscal nor a funds obligation document. Any endeavor
involving reimbursement or contribution of funds among the parties to this instrument will
be handled in accordance with applicable laws, regulations, and procedures. Such
endeavors will be outlined in separate written agreements or funding orders (such as
Treasury Form FMS-7600B). This agreement establishes a framework for general terms
and conditions for funding orders between and among the agencies that are signatory to this
B. One of the benefits of using the Service First authority is that it allows agencies to not
assess indirect costs. By not assessing indirect costs this allows all the costs to go directly
to the project/program, thus increasing the efficiency of the project. Therefore, indirect
administrative surcharges or overhead will not be assessed by any signatory agency for
activities related to this agreement.
C. Separate written agreements or funding orders executed between the parties to carry out
activities related to this agreement, shall reference this agreement.
D. Any information furnished to, or shared between the partnering entities under this
instrument is subject to all Federal information laws, regulations, and requirements,
including but not limited to the Freedom of Information Act (5 U.S.C. 552). Furthermore,
each agency is responsible for protecting all information used, gathered, or developed as a
result of work under this agreement and no information provided to a partnering entity by
any other partnering entity pursuant to the Agreement shall be disclosed to any individual
or entity without the prior written consent of the partnering entity that provided the
information, unless such disclosure is required by law.