General Manual Alabama Supplement No. 120 AL63 Part
February 19, 2009
Part 120.405.23 - General Manual (GM) State Policy for Insurance of Government
Owned Vehicles (GOVs) driven by Partner employees.
Purpose: To provide guidance
regarding insuring GOVs when driven by non-NRCS individuals such as employees of
Soil and Water Conservation Districts (SWCDs) or Resource Conservation &
Development (RC&D) Councils.
March 1, 2009
This supplemental notice transmits Alabama Supplemental GM policy 120.405.23
(m). The supplemental policy will be located in eDirectives GM under General
Manual State Supplements (at the bottom of the page).
Non-NRCS Partner employees who operate GOVs for agreed-upon, non-NRCS Partner
activities will obtain liability insurance as described in the attached
supplemental policy and will provide documentation to the State Office prior to
operating vehicles for such purposes.
A new Memorandum of Agreement (MOU) will be signed between NRCS and SWCDs and
an Agreement will be signed between NRCS and RC&D Councils. MOUs and Agreements
are required to be finalized before Partner employees are allowed to operate
GOVs. Attached is a sample Agreement template to be used by RC&D Councils. A MOU
template will be provided to SWCDs through the Soil and Water Conservation
This supplement is official NRCS State policy and remains in effect until