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MAINE INSTRUCTIONS

What are instructions?
Instructions are issued by state offices to announce detailed instructions and procedures on a specific subject.

120 - Administrative Services (ADS)
180 - Conservation Planning and Application (CPA)
230 - Equal Opportunity (EO)
250 - Financial Management (FNM)
300-  Land Treatment Programs (LTP)
360 - Personnel (PER)
440 - Programs (PGM)
450 - Technology (TCH)
 

The following documents require  Adobe Acrobat (.pdf)

 

120 - Administrative Services Instructions

Number

Issue Date

Subject

Transmittal

Instruction

Attachment

120-380 Second Edition

August 22, 2013

Process for Developing Contribution and Cooperative Agreements

X

X

 

120-380

Cancelled

June 26, 2012

Processing Form SF-270 and SF-425 for Agreements and Grants

X

 

 

120-381

June 26, 2012

Process for Developing Contribution and Cooperative Agreements

X

X

 

120-382

December 3, 2012

Acquisitions Program

X

X

Attachment 1 - Statement of Work
Attachment 2 - Sole Source Letter
Attachment 3 - Procurement Request

120-383

April 8, 2013

Emergency Dismissal or Closure Procedures in Field Offices

X

X

Attachment - Example Plan of Action

120-384

July 24, 2014

Verification of Current Entity Central Contractor Registration on the System for Award Management Prior to Making Obligations and Payments

X

X

Attachment 1 - Fact Sheet
Attachment 2 - Exhibit A
Attachment 3 - Exhibit B

 



180 - Conservation Planning and Application

Number

Issue Date

Subject

Transmittal

Instruction

Attachment

180-380

July 18, 2014

Completing Maine Certified Conservation Planning

X

X

Attachment - Maine Certified Conservation Planning - Exhibit A (.pdf)

180-381

July 18, 2014

Conservation Plan Checklist

X

X

Attachment - Conservation Plan Checklist (.pdf)

 

 

230 - Equal Opportunity Instructions

Number

Issue Date

Subject

Transmittal

Instruction

Attachment

230-380

November 25, 2013

Equal Opportunity Electronic Filing System

X

X

 

 

250 - Financial Management Instructions

Number

Issue Date

Subject

Transmittal

Instruction

Attachment

250-380

November 12, 2013

Time and Attendance Reporting

X

X

 

250-381

June 5, 2014

NRCS Travel

X

X

Attachment 1 - Application for POV Use (.pdf)
Attachment 2 - Travel Voucher (.pdf)

  

 
300 - Land Treatment Programs Instructions

Number

Issue Date

Subject

Transmittal

Instruction

Attachment

300-380
(cancelled by Maine Instruction 300-386)

October 18, 2012

Steps for Contracting Environmental Quality Incentives Program - Conservation Activity Plans

X

X

 

300-381
(cancelled by Maine Instruction 300-384)

January 15, 2013

Field Offices Contracting for Conservation Practice Technical Assistance with TechReg Technical Service Providers

X

X

 

300-382

June 25, 2013

Field Office Staff Distributing the DUNS and SAM Registration Fact Sheet

X

X

X

300-383

November 1, 2013

Comprehensive Nutrient Management Plans for Operations with 25 Animal Units or Less and 10 Fields or Less Written by NRCS Staff

X

X

 

300-384

January 21, 2014

Instructions for Field Office Contracting for Conservation Practice Technical Assistance with TechReg Technical Service Provicers

X

X

 

300-385

January 23, 2014

Instructions for Field Office Management of ProTracts Administered Conservation Program Contracts in Regards to Expiration Dates

X

X

 

300-386

February 6, 2014

Instructions for Contracting Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP) Conservation Activity Plans (CAPs)

X

X

 

300-387

April 17, 2014

Instructions for Planning Conservation Activity Plans (CAPS) on Multiple Land Units in Toolkit and Protracts

X

X

 

 

360 - Personnel Instructions

Number

Issue Date

Subject

Transmittal

Instruction

Attachment

360-380

June 26, 2012

Individual Development Plan/Training Needs Inventory

X

X

Training Needs Inventory for FY 2013 NEDC Courses

360-381

August 24, 2012

Performance Management System

X

X

 

360-382

October 17, 2012

Employee Recognition Program

X

X

Form AD-287-2 -- Recommendation & Approval of Awards 

360-383

December 19, 2012

Employee Development Program

X

X

 

360-384

January 16, 2013

NRCS Employee Rest Periods

X

X

 

360-385

February 5, 2013

Employees Participation in NRCS Programs

X

X

Technical Assistance Matrix for Ethical Program Delivery 

360-386

February 12, 2013

NRCS Employee Telework Policy

X

X

 


 

440 - Programs Instructions

Number

Issue Date

Subject

Transmittal

Instruction

Attachment

440-380

June 26, 2012

Processing of ProTracts Payments

X

 

X

Checklist

 

 

450 - Technology Instructions

Number

Issue Date

Subject

Transmittal

Instruction

Attachment

450-380 Third Edition

July 29, 2014

Spot Checking Procedures

X

X

Attachment - Spot Check Form

450-380 Second Edition
Cancelled

October 25, 2012

Spot Checking Procedures

X

   

450-380
Cancelled

July 9, 2012

Spot Checking Procedures

X

   

450-381

May 20, 2013

Posting Materials to the Field Office Technical Guide (FOTG) and Distribution of the FOTG

X

X

 

450-382

March 27, 2014

Wildlife Habitat Evaluations When Using NRCS Revised Land Uses and Modifiers

X

X

 

450-383

October 7, 2014

Seasonal High Tunnel Systems for Crops Interim Conservation Practice Standard Code 798 - Effects Determination for Federal and State At-Risk Species and Habitats

X

X

 


                                                                                     Last Modified: 10/22/2014