Use the dropdown menu in the first column to designate a Project
Provide an Exercise Title
Select the exercise's discipline from the dropdown list (note: a legend is provided by mouse-over on the column's header)
Select the exercise's Solution Area Sub-Category
You may need to create multiple lines for an exercise; common choices such as backfill, overtime, travel, all require dedicated lines. Each line is subject to funding determinations by the Approval Authority, and may be in part, or in whole
Select the exercise's Expenditure Category from the dropdown list
Indicate the Date of Exercise
Indicate the Exercise Activity (i.e. type of exercise) from the dropdown list
Indicate the Identified Host
Sole Source Procurement Over $150,000
If your project is over $150,000 (all inclusive), select "Yes" from the dropdown menu. The State will seek proof that the project was properly procured through a national competitive bidding process, and the Sole Source Authorization will need to be submitted, reviewed, and approved prior to initiating work on any such project
If your project is under $150,000 (all inclusive), select "No"
If your project requires a competitive bidding process as stipulated by your governing purchasing policies, indicate "Yes"; otherwise, indicate "No"
If your project cost requires a bid process, as stipulated by your governing purchasing polices, but do not meet the State's Sole Source Authorization threshold of $150,000, you must still submit the Request for Proposal (RFP) or Request for Bid (RFB) documentation
If the exercise is field-based, and hosted by your agency, indicate "Yes", and submit a completed Environmental and Historic Preservation Screening Form along with the workbook, and other related documents as outlined on theSubmission page. Please note that Cal OES has informed us that EHP reviews will require up to 9 months for approval from FEMA
If the exercise is classroom based, and/or your agency is participating as attendees, indicate "No"
Provide the "Estimated Cost" of your Exercise proposal - in whole dollars only - which should correspond to the provided documents