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Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 142 / Tuesday, July 26, 2005 / Notices the United States Postal Service (USPS) to submit its application to HUD. An applicant must take its application to a post office to get a receipt of mailing that provides the date and time the package was submitted to the USPS. USPS rules now require that large packages must be brought to a postal facility for mailing. In many areas, the USPS has made a practice of returning to the sender, large packages that have been dropped in a mail collection box. Paper copy applications submitted to the USPS by the submission date and time and received by HUD no later than 15 days after the established submission date will receive funding consideration. If the USPS does not have a receipt with a digital time stamp, HUD will accept a receipt showing USPS Form 3817, Certificate of Mailing with a dated postmark. The proof of submission receipt provided by the Postal Service must show receipt no later than the application submission deadline. An applicant whose applications is determined to be late, who cannot furnish HUD with a receipt from the USPS that verifies the package was submitted to the USPS prior to the submission due date and time will not receive funding consideration. An applicant may use any type of mail service provided by the USPS to have its application package delivered to HUD in time to meet the submission requirements. HUD will not accept hand delivery of applications. Dated: July 21, 2005. Pamela H. Patenaude, Assistant Secretary for Community Planning and Development. [FR Doc. 05–14791 Filed 7–25–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4210–29–P DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT [Docket No. FR–4950–C–16A] Notice of HUD’s Fiscal Year (FY) 2005 Notice of Funding Availability Policy Requirements and General Section to SuperNOFA for HUD’s Discretionary Grant Programs; Community Development Block Grant Program for Indian Tribes and Alaska Native Villages; Competition Reopening Announcement Office of the Secretary, HUD. Notice of Funding Availability (SuperNOFA) for HUD Discretionary Grant Programs; Community Development Block Grant Program for Indian Tribes and Alaska Native AGENCY: ACTION: VerDate jul<14>2003 23:45 Jul 25, 2005 Jkt 205001 Villages NOFA; competition reopening announcement. SUMMARY: On March 21, 2005, HUD published its Fiscal Year (FY) 2005, Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) Policy Requirements and General Section to the SuperNOFA for HUD’s Discretionary Grant Programs. The Community Development Block Grant Program for Indian Tribes and Alaska Native Villages (ICDBG) Program NOFA competition, which was included in the SuperNOFA, closed on June 20, 2005. This document announces the reopening of the ICDBG Program NOFA competition. DATES: The new application submission date for the ICDBG Program is August 25, 2005. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Applicants should direct general program questions to the Area ONAP serving its area or to Barbara Gallegos, Grants Management Specialist, Department of Housing and Urban Development, One North Central Avenue, Suite 600, Phoenix, AZ 85004, telephone, (602) 379–7215. Persons with speech or hearing impairments may access this number via TTY by calling the toll-free Federal Information Relay Service at 800–877–8339. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On March 21, 2005 (70 FR 13575), HUD published its FY2005 SuperNOFA for HUD’s Discretionary Grant Programs. The ICDBG Program, which was included in the SuperNOFA, made approximately $68 million available in HUD assistance. According to the SuperNOFA, the application submission date for the ICDBG NOFA was June 20, 2005. HUD understands that many eligible applicants may have had difficulty submitting their applications. Therefore, in order to give all NOFA applicants sufficient time to submit completed applications, this notice reopens the ICDBG NOFA competition. The new application submission date for the ICDBG NOFA competition is August 25, 2005. Applicability of SuperNOFA General Section and ICDBG NOFA Requirements to Reopened Competition Please note that the ICDBG NOFA competition description, application submission requirements, and application review information were published in HUD’s FY2005 SuperNOFA on March 21, 2005 (70 FR 13575). All requirements listed in the General Section and in the ICDBG Program NOFA are applicable to this reopened competition except for those requirements explicitly changed by this PO 00000 Frm 00057 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 43169 notice (such as the due date and requirement for electronic submission). Applicants that did not previously submit an application must download the application from Grants.gov as described in the SuperNOFA. Applicants that have already submitted an application do not need to resubmit another application. However, if an applicant chooses to make any changes to an application that has already been submitted, it must download a new application from Grants.gov, complete the application, and resubmit by the new deadline date. If HUD receives more than one application from an applicant, HUD will consider only the application received latest in time. If an applicant decides to resubmit an application, the newly submitted application must be complete. HUD will not accept partial amendments to applications that were previously submitted. Submission Procedures Applicants may submit their applications through Grants.gov as described in the SuperNOFA. In addition, for this FY2005 reopened funding opportunity, if an applicant is unable to submit its application electronically through Grants.gov, the applicant may submit a paper application without requesting a waiver from this requirement. HUD does not intend to accept paper applications in the future without a waiver. Applicants that choose to submit a paper application should send an original and two copies to the appropriate Area Office of Native American Programs (ONAP) for its jurisdiction. See Section IV.F. of the ICDBG program NOFA for area ONAP addresses and additional information. As described in section IV.F.5.b of the General Section, applicants submitting a paper application must use the United States Postal Service (USPS) to submit its application to HUD. Applicants must take their application to a post office to get a receipt of mailing that provides the date and time the package was submitted to the USPS. USPS rules now require that large packages must be brought to a postal facility for mailing. In many areas, the USPS has made a practice of returning to the sender, large packages that have been dropped in a mail collection box. Paper copy applications submitted to the USPS by the submission date and time and received by HUD no later than 15 days after the established submission date will receive funding consideration. If the USPS does not have a receipt with a digital time stamp, HUD will accept a receipt showing USPS Form 3817, E:\FR\FM\26JYN1.SGM 26JYN1 43170 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 142 / Tuesday, July 26, 2005 / Notices Certificate of Mailing with a dated postmark. The proof of submission receipt provided by the Postal Service must show receipt no later than the application submission deadline. Applicants whose applications are determined to be late, who cannot furnish HUD with a receipt from the USPS that verifies the package was submitted to the USPS prior to the submission due date and time will not receive funding consideration. Applicants may use any type of mail service provided by the USPS to have their application package delivered to HUD in time to meet the submission requirements. HUD will not accept hand delivery of applications. Dated: July 21, 2005. Paula O. Blunt, General Deputy Assistant, Secretary for Pubic and Indian Housing. [FR Doc. 05–14792 Filed 7–25–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4210–33–P DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT [Docket No. FR–4950–C–02A] Notice of HUD’s Fiscal Year (FY) 2005 Notice of Funding Availability Policy Requirements and General Section to SuperNOFA for HUD’s Discretionary Grant Programs; Brownfields Economic Development Initiative NOFA; Competition Reopening Announcement Office of the Secretary, HUD. Super Notice of Funding Availability (SuperNOFA) for HUD Discretionary Grant Programs; Brownfields Economic Development Initiative NOFA; competition reopening announcement. AGENCY: ACTION: SUMMARY: On March 21, 2005, HUD published its Fiscal Year (FY) 2005, Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) Policy Requirements and General Section to the SuperNOFA for HUD’s Discretionary Grant Programs. The Brownfields Economic Development Initiative NOFA competition, which was included in the SuperNOFA, closed on June 17, 2005. This document announces the reopening of the Brownfields Economic Development Initiative NOFA competition. DATES: The new application submission date for the Brownfields Economic Development Initiative is August 25, 2005. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. William Seedyke, Office of Community Planning and Development, Department VerDate jul<14>2003 23:45 Jul 25, 2005 Jkt 205001 of Housing and Urban Development, 451 Seventh Street, SW., Room 7140, Washington, DC 20410–7000; telephone 202–708–3484, extension 4445 (this is not a toll-free number). Persons with speech or hearing impairments may access this number via TTY by calling the toll-free Federal Information Relay Service at 800–877–8339. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On March 21, 2005 (70 FR 13575), HUD published its FY2005 SuperNOFA. The Brownfields Economic Development Initiative, which was included in the SuperNOFA, made available approximately $24.5 million in HUD assistance. According to the SuperNOFA, the application submission date for the Brownfields Economic Development Initiative NOFA was June 17, 2005. On May 11, 2005 (70 FR 24835), HUD published additional guidance to the General Section, which included a link to Frequently Asked Questions, located at http:// www.grants.gov/ForApplicants#. Frequently asked questions can also be found on the HUD Web site at http:// www.hud.gov/offices/adm/grants/ egrants/grantsgovfaqs.pdf. HUD understands that many eligible applicants may have had difficulty submitting their applications. Therefore, in order to give all NOFA applicants sufficient time to submit completed applications and ensure Grants.gov registration is complete, this notice published in today’s Federal Register reopens the Brownfields Economic Development Initiative NOFA competition. The new application submission date for the Brownfields Economic Development Initiative NOFA competition is August 25, 2005. Applicability of SuperNOFA General Section and Brownfields Economic Development Initiative NOFA Requirements to Reopened Competition Please note that the Brownfields Economic Development Initiative NOFA competition description, application submission information, and application review information were published in the FY2005 SuperNOFA on March 21, 2005 (70 FR 13575). All requirements listed in the SuperNOFA General Section and in the Brownfields Economic Development Initiative NOFA are applicable to this reopened competition except for those requirements explicitly changed by this notice (such as the due date and requirement for electronic submission). Submission Instructions If you have already submitted an application electronically through Grants.gov, you do not need to resubmit PO 00000 Frm 00058 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 another application. If you submitted a paper application, however, without first obtaining a waiver from the electronic submission requirement, you must resubmit your application electronically or by paper submission. An applicant that has already submitted its application does not need to resubmit another application. However, if an applicant chooses to make any changes to an application that has already been submitted, it must download a new application from Grants.gov, complete the application, and resubmit by the new deadline date. For the purpose of rating and ranking, HUD will review the most recent application and disregard any previously submitted application. If an applicant decides to resubmit an application, the newly submitted application must be complete. HUD will not accept partial amendments to applications that were previously submitted. Applicants are encouraged to submit their applications through Grants.gov as described in the SuperNOFA. In addition, for this FY2005 reopened funding opportunity, an applicant may submit a paper application without requesting a waiver from this requirement. HUD does not intend to accept paper applications in the future without a waiver. An applicant that chooses to submit a paper application must submit an original and two copies to: HUD Headquarters; Robert C. Weaver Federal Building; 451 Seventh Street, SW., Room 7251; Washington, DC 20410, Attention: BEDI. As described in section IV.F.5.b of the General Section, an applicant submitting a paper application must use the United States Postal Service (USPS) to submit its application to HUD. An applicant must take its application to a post office to get a receipt of mailing that provides the date and time the package was submitted to the USPS. USPS rules now require that large packages must be brought to a postal facility for mailing. In many areas, the USPS has made a practice of returning to the sender, large packages that have been dropped in a mail collection box. Paper copy applications submitted to the USPS by the submission date and time and received by HUD no later than 15 days after the established submission date will receive funding consideration. If the USPS does not have a receipt with a digital time stamp, HUD will accept a receipt showing USPS Form 3817, Certificate of Mailing with a dated postmark. The proof of submission receipt provided by the Postal Service must show receipt no later than the E:\FR\FM\26JYN1.SGM 26JYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 70, Number 142 (Tuesday, July 26, 2005)]
[Notices]
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DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT

[Docket No. FR-4950-C-16A]


Notice of HUD's Fiscal Year (FY) 2005 Notice of Funding 
Availability Policy Requirements and General Section to SuperNOFA for 
HUD's Discretionary Grant Programs; Community Development Block Grant 
Program for Indian Tribes and Alaska Native Villages; Competition 
Reopening Announcement

AGENCY: Office of the Secretary, HUD.

ACTION: Notice of Funding Availability (SuperNOFA) for HUD 
Discretionary Grant Programs; Community Development Block Grant Program 
for Indian Tribes and Alaska Native Villages NOFA; competition 
reopening announcement.

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SUMMARY: On March 21, 2005, HUD published its Fiscal Year (FY) 2005, 
Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) Policy Requirements and General 
Section to the SuperNOFA for HUD's Discretionary Grant Programs. The 
Community Development Block Grant Program for Indian Tribes and Alaska 
Native Villages (ICDBG) Program NOFA competition, which was included in 
the SuperNOFA, closed on June 20, 2005. This document announces the 
reopening of the ICDBG Program NOFA competition.

DATES: The new application submission date for the ICDBG Program is 
August 25, 2005.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Applicants should direct general 
program questions to the Area ONAP serving its area or to Barbara 
Gallegos, Grants Management Specialist, Department of Housing and Urban 
Development, One North Central Avenue, Suite 600, Phoenix, AZ 85004, 
telephone, (602) 379-7215. Persons with speech or hearing impairments 
may access this number via TTY by calling the toll-free Federal 
Information Relay Service at 800-877-8339.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On March 21, 2005 (70 FR 13575), HUD 
published its FY2005 SuperNOFA for HUD's Discretionary Grant Programs. 
The ICDBG Program, which was included in the SuperNOFA, made 
approximately $68 million available in HUD assistance. According to the 
SuperNOFA, the application submission date for the ICDBG NOFA was June 
20, 2005.
    HUD understands that many eligible applicants may have had 
difficulty submitting their applications. Therefore, in order to give 
all NOFA applicants sufficient time to submit completed applications, 
this notice reopens the ICDBG NOFA competition. The new application 
submission date for the ICDBG NOFA competition is August 25, 2005.

Applicability of SuperNOFA General Section and ICDBG NOFA Requirements 
to Reopened Competition

    Please note that the ICDBG NOFA competition description, 
application submission requirements, and application review information 
were published in HUD's FY2005 SuperNOFA on March 21, 2005 (70 FR 
13575). All requirements listed in the General Section and in the ICDBG 
Program NOFA are applicable to this reopened competition except for 
those requirements explicitly changed by this notice (such as the due 
date and requirement for electronic submission).
    Applicants that did not previously submit an application must 
download the application from Grants.gov as described in the SuperNOFA. 
Applicants that have already submitted an application do not need to 
resubmit another application. However, if an applicant chooses to make 
any changes to an application that has already been submitted, it must 
download a new application from Grants.gov, complete the application, 
and resubmit by the new deadline date. If HUD receives more than one 
application from an applicant, HUD will consider only the application 
received latest in time. If an applicant decides to resubmit an 
application, the newly submitted application must be complete. HUD will 
not accept partial amendments to applications that were previously 
submitted.

Submission Procedures

    Applicants may submit their applications through Grants.gov as 
described in the SuperNOFA. In addition, for this FY2005 reopened 
funding opportunity, if an applicant is unable to submit its 
application electronically through Grants.gov, the applicant may submit 
a paper application without requesting a waiver from this requirement. 
HUD does not intend to accept paper applications in the future without 
a waiver.
    Applicants that choose to submit a paper application should send an 
original and two copies to the appropriate Area Office of Native 
American Programs (ONAP) for its jurisdiction. See Section IV.F. of the 
ICDBG program NOFA for area ONAP addresses and additional information.
    As described in section IV.F.5.b of the General Section, applicants 
submitting a paper application must use the United States Postal 
Service (USPS) to submit its application to HUD. Applicants must take 
their application to a post office to get a receipt of mailing that 
provides the date and time the package was submitted to the USPS. USPS 
rules now require that large packages must be brought to a postal 
facility for mailing. In many areas, the USPS has made a practice of 
returning to the sender, large packages that have been dropped in a 
mail collection box. Paper copy applications submitted to the USPS by 
the submission date and time and received by HUD no later than 15 days 
after the established submission date will receive funding 
consideration. If the USPS does not have a receipt with a digital time 
stamp, HUD will accept a receipt showing USPS Form 3817,

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Certificate of Mailing with a dated postmark. The proof of submission 
receipt provided by the Postal Service must show receipt no later than 
the application submission deadline. Applicants whose applications are 
determined to be late, who cannot furnish HUD with a receipt from the 
USPS that verifies the package was submitted to the USPS prior to the 
submission due date and time will not receive funding consideration. 
Applicants may use any type of mail service provided by the USPS to 
have their application package delivered to HUD in time to meet the 
submission requirements.
    HUD will not accept hand delivery of applications.

    Dated: July 21, 2005.
Paula O. Blunt,
General Deputy Assistant, Secretary for Pubic and Indian Housing.
[FR Doc. 05-14792 Filed 7-25-05; 8:45 am]
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