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FY2011 Directives/Bulletins

FY 2011 Alabama Directives (Bulletins)

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Alabama General Manual Supplements

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Title 110 - Management (ADM)

Title 120 - Administrative Services (ADS)

120-11-1  ADS - Purchasing Office Supplies, February 2, 2011
  Attachment:  Background Information and Ordering Guide (PDF, 1,500 KB)
120-11-2  ADS - Annual Vehicle Inspections, February 17, 2011
  Attachment:  Motor Vehicle Inspection Checklist (WORD, 16 KB)
120-11-3  ADS - Collection and Recordkeeping of Receipts for Fleet Card Purchases, May 16, 2011

Title 130 - Agency General (AGN)
Title 140 - Strategic Planning and Policy Analysis (SPA)
Title 150 - Basin and Area Planning (BAP)
Title 160 - Budget Planning and Analysis (BDG)
Title 170 - Cartography and Geographic Information Systems (CGI)

Title 180 - Conservation Planning and Application (CPA)

180-11-1  CPA - Highly Erodible Land and Wetland Conservation (HELC/WC) Compliance Provisions, December 7, 2010
180-11-2  CPA - District Annual Reports, December 16, 2010
180-11-3  CPA - Conservation Planning of Feral Hog Traps, March 24, 2011

Title 190 - Ecological Sciences (ECS)

190-11-1  ECS - Forestry – Forestry Retreat Training Session, January 12, 2011
    Attachment:  Agenda
190-11-2  ECS - Pest Management Training, January 21, 2010
    Attachment:  Location Maps
190-11-3  ECS - Nominations for the Annual Jerry L. Johnson Award, June 16, 2011

Title 200 - Economics (ECN)
Title 210 - Engineering (ENG)
Title 220 - Environmental Coordination (EVC)

Title 230 - Equal Opportunity (EOP)

230-11-1  EOP - Alabama NRCS Civil Rights Advisory Committee (CRAC) Appointments, November 1, 2010
230-11-2  EOP - Membership on the Alabama NRCS Civil Rights Advisory Committee (CRAC), August 4, 2011

Title 250 - Financial Management (FNM)

250-11-1  FNM - Authorization to Attend the Erosion and Sediment Control Field Days, “Clear Water Alabama," October 6-7, 2010, October 1, 2010
250-11-2  FNM - Authorization to Attend the 68th Annual Meeting of Alabama Association of Conservation Districts (AACD) and Alabama Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) All Employee Meeting, November 14-16, 2010, October 4, 2010
    Attachments (3)
    1.  Draft AACD Agenda.
    2.  Additional hotel information.
    3.  Registration form for Spouses/Guests to AACD meals ONLY.
250-11-3  FNM - Fiscal Year 2011 Budget Guidance, October 8, 2010
250-11-4  FNM - Authorization to Attend the Professional Agricultural Workers Conference, Tuskegee, AL, November 18, 2010
    Attachment:  Draft program
250-11-5  FNM - Authorization for Time Charges for All Employee Meeting 2010, November 18, 2010
     Attachment:  Sample Timesheet (.pdf)
250-11-6  FNM - Authorization to Attend the NOPBNRCSE 19th Annual Training Conference, January 31, 2011 Meeting Cancelled

250-11-7  FNM - Authorization to Attend the 119th Annual Farmers Conference, February 14, 2011
250-11-8  FNM - Employee Organization Meetings,  March 4, 2011
250-11-9  FNM - FY-2011 Travel, March 9, 2011
250-11-10  FNM - Alabama Invasive Plant Council Annual Meeting, March 10, 2011
     Attachments:  Registration Form and Agenda  (both .pdf from Council's website)
250-11-11  FNM - Authorization for Attendance at the Annual Meeting of the Alabama Association of RC&D Councils, March 28, 2011
     Attachments:  Draft agenda (meeting and tours) (PDF), Registration form (PDF, 87 KB)
250-11-12  FNM – Authorization to Attend the Annual Alabama Chapter Soil and Water Conservation (SWCS) Meeting, April 22, 2011
250-11-13  FNM - Government Travel Card Use, May 16, 2011
     Attachments:  Acknowledgement and Acceptance Statement (.pdf, 81 KB)
250-11-14  FNM – NRCS Attendance at the Erosion and Sediment Control Field Days “Clear Water Alabama 2011 and IECA Roadshow," August 23–25, 2011, Birmingham, AL, July 14, 2011
250-11-15  FNM - Alabama National Organization of Professional Black NRCS Employees (NOPBNRCSE) Annual Meeting, July 14, 2011
     Attachment (added 7-28-11):  Agenda
250-11-16  FNM – Clear Water Alabama and IECA Roadshow Seminar and Field Day, August 15, 2011
250-11-17  FNM – End of Year Financial Management Close-out Procedures, August 30, 2011

Title 260 - Public Information (INF)

260-11-1  INF – Information Sheets on USDA Settlements, March 8, 2011
     Attachments (PDF): Native American, Black Farmer, Women-Hispanic (English), Women-Hispanic (Spanish), and
     Alabama SharePoint Site - Information Sheets and Talking Points (internal only)
260-11-2  INF - Claims Process for Hispanic and Women Farmers, June 23, 2011 
      Attachments: 
      1.  Notice to Hispanic and/or Women Farmers and Ranchers-Compensation for Claims of Discrimination (.pdf, 164 KB)
      2.  Referral Guide-USDA Settlements and Claims Adjudication Process (.pdf, 12 KB)

Title 270 - Information Resources Management (IRM)

270-11-1  IRM - Fiscal Year 2011 Information Security Awareness and Rules of Behavior, October 22, 2010

Title 280 - International Conservation (INC)
Title 290 - Resources Inventory (INV)

Title 300 - Land Treatment Programs (LTP)

300-11-1  LTP - Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP) Contracts, October 6, 2010
300-11-2  LTP - NRCS Responsibilities Related to the Conservation Reserve Program, December 15, 2010
300-11-3  LTP - Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP) – State Conservationist’s Waiver, January 18, 2011
    Attachment:  CSP Waiver Request-Operator of Record
300-11-4  LTP - Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP) 2011-1 Sign-up, April 7, 2011 (Revised - Note Ranking Date Changed)

Title 310 - Land Use (LNU )
Title 320 - Legislative Affairs (LEG)
Title 330 - Operations Management (MGT)
Title 340 - Strategic Planning and Budget Analysis (SPA)

Title 360 - Personnel (PER)

360-11-1  PER - Leave Sharing Program, October 1, 2010
     Attachment: AD-1043, Leave Donor Request Form (DOC, OCIO form)
360-11-2  PER - Performance Management, October 4, 2010
360-11-3  PER - Hiring Reform and the Implementation of Automated Staffing System (USA Staffing), October 5, 2010
360-11-4  PER - Performance Planning for Fiscal Year 2011, October 5, 2010
360-11-5  PER - Combined Federal Campaign Kickoff Net-Meeting, Wednesday, October 13, 2010, October 6, 2010
360-11-6  PER - Emerging Leaders Development Program (ELDP), October 8, 2010
360-11-7  PER - Time and Attendance Reporting Guidance, December 16, 2010
360-11-8  PER - Collateral Responsibilities, December 16, 2010
360-11-9  PER - Conservation for New Employee Training, March 24, 2011
360-11-10  PER - Alabama Landowner Technical Assistance Team Interagency Training Sessions, March 29, 2011
     Attachment:  Meeting flyer (.pdf, 486 KB)
360-11-11  PER - Food Security Act Training, May 31, 2011
     Attachment:  Maps to Meetings (.pdf, 312 KB)
360-11-12  PER – Assignment of Acting State Conservationist, June 3, 2011
360-11-13  PER – Assignment of Acting State Administrative Officer, June 3, 2011
360-11-14  PER – Wildlife Training, August 15, 2011
360-11-15  PER – Conservation for New Employees Training – Week 1, August 29, 2011

Title 390 - Project Development and Maintenance (PDM) 

390-11-1  PDM - Emergency Watershed Program (EWP) Damage Survey Reports (DSRs) Eligible and Ineligible Sites,  May 20, 2011
390-11-2  PDM – Spot Check for Selected Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP) Contracts, August 4, 2011

Title 400 - Public Participation Coordination (PPC)
Title 410 - Rural Development (RDV)
Title 420 - Social Sciences (SSC)

Title 430 - Soil Survey (SOI)

430-14-1  SOI – Operations, Web Soil Survey, April 4, 2011   

Title 440 - Programs (PGM)

440-11-1  PGM - Policy on termination or cancellation of EQIP/WHIP/CSP Conservation Program Contracts, February 9, 2011
     Attachments:  NRCS-CPA-5 AL-CPA-6
440-11-2  PRM – NRCS State Guidance for EQIP Advance Payments, August 22, 2011

Title 460 - Water Quality Project Implementation (WQP)

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