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Program Review Board (PRB) Minutes – Dec. 06, 2003



   COL James Behring                          Acting Chair/CPA Comptroller

**Olin Wethington                                Representative of Economic Development (designee)

*Frederick C. Smith                             Acting Senior Advisor for the Office of Security Affairs

*COL Noven Bivins                             Office of Operations & Infrastructure (designee)

*COL M. Toner                                   Coalition Joint Task Force -7, Comptroller

*Howard Pittman                                 Governance (designee)

**Andrew Goledzinowski                     Council of International Coordination (Designee)

**Yusaf Samiullah                                Representative of the UK 

  Patricia Hatcher                                  Representative of CPA Management Liaison Cell

  Jay Hallen                                           CPA – Private Sector Development Office

  LTC Terry Ross                                 Coalition Joint Task Force – 7, Deputy Comptroller

  MAJ Todd Gondeck                          Coalition Joint Task Force – 7, Comptroller Office

  Don Fithian                                         CPA - Program Management Office - Comptroller

  Mary Beal                                          CPA – Program Management Office – Budget Officer

  Monica McKnight                              CPA – Baghdad Central

  MAJ Larry Howard                            CPA – Baghdad Central

  MAJ Michael Jurus                             CPA – Baghdad Central

  Rick MacFarlane                                CPA – Baghdad FEST

  Ed Mazuroski                         USAID – Contractor RTI

              *Voting Members

             **Voting Members (voted electronically)



The following Funding Requests were considered by the Board for recommendation to the Administrator:


            #576—Commander’s Emergency Response Program (CERP) - $160,000,000 – Funds were approved to fund the local Commanders Emergency Response Program to expedite the reconstruction of Iraq. 


            #575—Amanat Single Cell Landfills - Funds were approved to protect public health in 5 of the solid waste collection and disposal locations in Baghdad.  The improper storage and disposal of MSW in these areas has contaminated the water table with both organic and inorganic contaminates.  Many residents in these areas do not have access to piped city water and rely on shallow wells for their respective daily needs, and are at significant risk to water borne diseases such as cholera, typhoid, bacillary dysentery, and viruses such as Hepatitis A and E.  Heavy metals such as lead, mercury, chromium, and copper also pose a significant public health risk. 


            #574—Oil For Food Rerouting - $5, 100,000 – Funds were approved as a reserve contingency funds totaling $2M for the urgent/emergency rerouting of ships carrying OFF commodities to Iraq during the period 1January to 30 June 2004. 


            #577—Baghdad Stock Exchange (“BSX”)  Funds were approved in order for the BSX to purchase hardware, software and communications equipment to meet the Administrator stated goal of the BSX be re-open for securities trading by December 31, 2003.  Funds to be advanced from the 2004 budget. 


† Where the publication of approved funding levels may prejudice the competitive contracting processes, these amounts will be redacted.




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