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Cooperating Associations Program Policy & Procedures

Policy & Procedures

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    Engineer Pamphlets

    • EP 1130-2-500, dated 27 December 1996 revised 1 June 2006
      Project Operations - Partners and Support (Work Management Guidance and Procedures)
      • Appendix Q, Sample Cooperating Association Articles of Incorporation and By-Laws
      • Appendix P, Sample Agreement (pdf). (Word)
      • Chapter 9, Cooperating Associations Program

    Engineer Regulations

    • ER 1130-2-500, dated 27 December 1996 revised 1 June 2006
      Project Operations - Partners and Support (Work Management Guidance and Policies)
        This regulation establishes the policy for the management of operation and maintenance activities of U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) personnel performing civil works functions related to flood control, navigation, dredging, hydroelectric power generation, environmental stewardship, and recreation services at water resource, waterway, and other USACE projects.
      • Chapter 9, Cooperating Associations Program

    • ER 405-1-12
      • 8-160, Outleases - Title 16 USC 460d
        Leases to Cooperating Associations, it states that for these cooperative agreements "No administrative fee is collected." for their leases. That comes from "part d. Consideration" on page 8-100.

    Public Laws (P.L.)

    • 33 USC 2328, WRDA 1992, Challenge Cost-Sharing Program for the Management of Recreational Facilities, Section 225, October 31, 1992

      Section 225 of this law authorized the Secretary of the Army to enter into cooperative agreements with non-Federal public and private entities to provide for operation and/or management and development of recreation facilities and natural resources at water resource development projects where such facilities are being maintained at full Federal expense.

      This also authorized the Secretary of the Army to accept contributions of funds, materials, and services from non-Federal public and private entities. If your cooperating association wants to contribute funds to the Corps, refer to the Contributions Program section of the Gateway.


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