NOV 30 1995
District (af)/ MLC (fpb)/ HQ unit budget officer shall coordinate obtaining
reimbursement for FEMA responses except for oil spill/ hazardous material
responses. For ESF-1 Mission Assignments seek assistance from the cognizant
District(m) shall follow the normal procedures as outlined in reference (c) for
FEMA related oil spill/hazardous material response reimbursements.
Monitor use of Coast Guard resources in support of MA tasking to ensure funding
limitations are not exceeded. Maintain liaison with operational commanders. For
ESF-1 Mission Assignments seek assistance from the cognizant RETREP.
Establish contact with FEMA Mission Assignment Project Administrators and work
as appropriate to facilitate obtaining reimbursements.
Obtain additional resources as appropriate for the ATU and field units to carry out
reimbursable billing responsibilities.
Coordinate with the Emergency Support Function (ESF) primary agency to compare
costs against estimates and actual obligations. Provide interim cost estimates as
requested by FEMA.
Establish program elements for which to charge response incremental costs. In
establishing program elements the ATU shall confer with Commandant(G-CFM)
and the Finance Center. ATU's may establish program elements and special FEMA
cost centers in advance of crises/disasters. Follow the procedures as outlined in
reference (c) for oil spill/hazardous material responses.
Consolidate all reimbursement requests from their respective units. However,
reimbursement requests from different Mission Assignments(MA) must remain
separate; each MA must be tracked separately.
Verify that the tasks performed and reimbursement request are consistent with the
MA letter, and ensure the appropriate standard rates were applied to the operating
hours for each resource.
(10) Ensure that appropriate documentation is submitted for authorized reimbursements.
(11) Submit reimbursement requests directly to Commandant (G-CFM) except for oil
spill/hazardous material response. Follow procedures as outlined in