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Date Issued
August 05, 2019
Closed Date
December 03, 2019
OIG Component Office
Support $401,870 for contracts that were awarded without an independent cost estimate or repay from non-Federal funds any amount that cannot be supported.
Program Office
Community Planning and Development
Questioned Costs
Better Funds Use
Publication Report Number

Related Recommendations

Recomendation Status Date Issued Summary
2019-BO-1003-001-A Closed August 05, 2019 Repay from non-Federal funds the $665,920 in ineligible costs charged to the program
2019-BO-1003-001-B Closed August 05, 2019 Support that 14 projects, with $494,517 in construction costs, met the environmental review requirements and repay from non-Federal funds any amounts attributed to projects that cannot be certified.
2019-BO-1003-001-C Closed August 05, 2019 Provide additional guidance to their grantees and strengthen controls to ensure that tier two environmental reviews are performed and properly conducted and signed by the responsible entity before committing program funds.
2019-BO-1003-001-E Closed August 05, 2019 Provide additional guidance to their grantees and strengthen controls over procurement to ensure that grantees follow applicable State and Federal procurement requirements, including obtaining independent cost estimates and ensuring full and open competition.
2019-BO-1003-001-F Closed August 05, 2019 Define which expenses should be considered program delivery costs and strengthen controls over program costs to ensure that costs are properly charged.