The following Funding Requests were considered by the Board for recommendation to the Administrator:
#557 Sunni Engagement - $10,000,000 Funds were approved for the implementation of the CPA, CJTF-7 and 82nd ABN Division Sunni Engagement Strategy for Al Anbar Governorate. Funds were requested a range of high-visibility, quick-impact projects to engage and enfranchise Iraqis and some larger public works projects.
#563 Unauthorized Spring-Summer Teacher Hires - $1,100,000 Funds will approved for payments of a stipend of $100 each for up to 11,000 teachers hired after the war without approval from the national Ministry of Education. The majority of the teachers have performed some work during the late spring and over the summer.
#562 Government of Iraq Renovation Completion Funds were approved for the purchase of new carpet and upgrading the electrical power supply for the fifth through the eleventh floors of the Iraqi Governing Council building.
Under authority delegated to the Board, the Board approved the following two actions:
#560 Dump Truck for Local Public Works Departments Funds were approved under the Rapid Regional Response Program for the purchase of dump trucks for the municipalities public works departments. A total of 18 trucks will be purchased; three to each province capital in the south central region. Approval is subject to a final determination that donor resources are not available for this purchase and that operating & recurring costs can be sustained.
#559 Pickup Trucks - Funds were approved from the Rapid Regional Response Program for the purchase of pickup trucks for the fire departments to transport their EOD teams and equipment. A total of 26 trucks will be purchased. Approval is subject to a final determination that donor resources are not available for this purchase and that operating & recurring cost costs can be sustained.
*It was noted that
Where the publication of approved funding levels may prejudice the competitive contracting processes, these amounts will be redacted.