NVRC is seeking a consultant(s) or team that will focus on public engagement, infrastructure gap assessment, NEPA Documentation, and a Statement of Work for a grant from the Ferry Boat Program issued in 2014 from the Federal Transit Administration.
Clarification on Request for Proposals - M-495 Commuter Fast Ferry on the Potomac Under the section: 3. NEPA Documentation Preparation "NVRC will prepare documentation supporting the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) requirements. Once received, FTA will make a determination regarding the appropriate class of action under NEPA for the project. Deliverable: Sufficient documentation accepted by a recommended NEPA class of action request to FTA."
Question: It appears NVRC will be compiling the NEPA documentation and running the process appropriate to the class of action. What will be the consultants responsibility with regards to “sufficient documentation”? Answer: The consultant is expected to prepare the documentation for a Categorical Exclusion