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Office of the Secretary Office of Insular Affairs OMIP Grant Awardees



The Operations and Maintenance Improvement Program (OMIP) is part of the Technical Assistance Program in the Office of Insular Affairs (OIA), which designed OMIP to create and to support institutions that enhance the capability of the governments of the insular areas and the freely associated states (FAS) to maintain their capital infrastructure.  Specific areas that OIA has targeted for OMIP assistance are water, sewage or power systems, solid waste disposal, roads, ports, airports, schools and other public buildings.  OIA manages OMIP frequently with the assistance of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, particularly in the Pacific insular areas and the FAS.

The Office of Insular Affairs is pleased to announce the approval of the following grants under the Operations and Maintenance Improvement Program (OMIP).

9/1/06
Kosrae Utilities Authority, FSM   $192,749.88
OMIP funds to be used for various projects including HR development training; upgrading billing software; remote sensing, switchgear and power plant relays calibration, specialized tools and equipment, etc.

9/1/06
Chuuk Public Utility Corporation $20,000
OMIP funds to be used for power plant and power system assessment in Chuuk.

9/1/06
University of the Virgin Islands Sports and Fitness Center   $16,500
OMIP funds to be used for the purchase of physical therapy equipment.

9/1/06
CNMI Water Task Force   $11,336

OMIP funds to be used for training of the CNMI Water Task Force Crew.