Program Management of FEMA Funded Infrastructure Repairs

FEMA Hurricane Katrina Recovery and Restoration
Hurricane Recovery Administrative and Program Management
St. Bernard Parish Government, Louisiana

HDCA personnel continue to provide administrative and technical services for FEMA related projects in St. Bernard Parish, Louisiana. Projects involved in the program included various types of roadway, lighting, sewer lift station, drainage pump station, building, and recreational projects. HDCA personnel working with CDM continue to develop standard front end bidding documents and graphical standards; develop standard technical specifications for multiple projects requiring installation of similar equipment; complete the conceptual design and bid documentation for repair or replacement projects; assist in the procurement of architectural/engineering services through development of request for qualifications and review of the final selection; prepare and/or review and approve of architectural/engineering invoices and final design documents; prepare and/or review and approve bid tabulations and recommendations; oversee monthly construction progress meetings, pay requests and periodic change orders; and provide resident project representative services including the submittal of necessary as-builts. Other duties include coordination with FEMA and State agency hurricane recovery officials; performing scoping reviews of FEMA Project Worksheets; identification and eligibility determinations of potentially uncaptured damages; oversight, preparation and packaging of documentation for Project Worksheet versions; and development and implementation of hazard mitigation proposals for review and approval by FEMA.