Do not exceed 3 pages, single spaced, exclusive of exhibits.
1. Definition of the Problem and Need:
a. Explain the need for this project including summary of current condition, capacity, and deficiencies of existing systems. Provide detailed specific information on the urgency and severity of the need for this project such as health and safety problems, substandard conditions, public facility problems, lack of essential services, etc.
b. Explain why the proposed project cannot be undertaken without ARP funds
a.Scope of Work – Include a description of the specific project activities that will be undertaken.
b. Service Area - Include the exact street location, the geographical boundaries, characteristics, and nature of the neighborhood/community of the project. You may include photos as additional attachments.
c. Feasibility – Identify how the project will solve the problem or improve conditions. If the project does not completely solve a systemic or area-wide problem, indicate plans and proposed funding for the remaining need and timeframe. Address the proposed project schedule and any anticipated or potential delays. Provide a plan for project sustainability, including the applicant’s ability to operate and maintain system improvements.
d. Evaluation – Provide a plan to measure the success of the project and service provided to local clientele.