Exercise Tab


  1. Use the dropdown menu in the first column to designate a Project
  2. Provide an Exercise Title
  3. Select the exercise's discipline from the dropdown list (note: a legend is provided by mouse-over on the column's header)
  4. 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
  5. Select the exercise's Expenditure Category from the dropdown list
  6. Indicate the Date of Exercise
  7. Indicate the Exercise Activity (i.e. type of exercise) from the dropdown list
  8. Indicate the Identified Host
    • If your procurement policy requires your project to be undergo competitive bidding, and there is only one bidder, or if there is only one vendor for the desired item, select "Yes". Otherwise, select "No".
    • Procurement Over $250,000
      • If your project is over $250,000 (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 Request for Noncompetitive Procurement Authorization will need to be submitted, reviewed, and approved prior to initiating work on any such project
      • If your project is under $250,000 (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 $250,000, you must still submit the Request for Proposal (RFP) or Request for Bid (RFB) documentation
    • Indicate whether your Exercise project requires an Environmental and Historic Preservation Screening Form
      • 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 the Submission 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
    • Provide Project Descriptions
    • Roll up proposed projects into the Cover Sheet


    If your Exercise involves the hiring of a Contractor-Consultant

    • Using your mouse, right-click on any of the tabs and select "Unhide"
    • Select "Consultant-Contractor" and hit "OK"
    • Proceed to, and complete, the Consultant-Contractor tab


    If your Exercise involves the funding of Staff Salaries

    • Using your mouse, right-click on any of the tabs and select "Unhide"
    • Select "Personnel Roster" and hit "OK"
    • Proceed to, and complete, the Personnel tab


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