Funds management (101 - 110 of 209 items)
Community Development: HUD's Decision To Restrict Philadelphia's Block Grant Funds
RCED-87-64FS: Published: Nov 21, 1986. Publicly Released: Nov 21, 1986.
In response to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the Department of Housing and Urban Development's (HUD) decision to restrict Philadelphia's Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds.GAO found that, between 1984 and 1986, HUD had issued several reports to and held discussions with officials of Philadelphia's Office of Housing about the weaknesses in the city's management of...
Time-Critical Aid: Disaster Reconstruction Assistance--A Better Delivery System Is Needed
NSIAD-87-1: Published: Oct 16, 1986. Publicly Released: Oct 16, 1986.
GAO reviewed the Agency for International Development's (AID) administration of the disaster reconstruction assistance projects to help Bolivia, Ecuador, and Peru after the floods and droughts resulting from the weather phenomenon called El Nino in 1982 and 1983, focusing on steps AID could take to improve the future delivery of time-critical disaster reconstruction assistance.In response to the d...
EPA Construction Grants: Information on the Milwaukee Area Sewerage System Improvement Program
RCED-86-231BR: Published: Sep 29, 1986. Publicly Released: Oct 14, 1986.
In response to a congressional request, GAO obtained information on the Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District's Water Pollution Abatement Program, specifically: (1) whether the district meets federal criteria for an eligible grantee and how it safeguards federal funds; (2) how the district funds its projects; (3) the extent of competitive bidding for architect and engineering work; (4) why the...
Time-Critical Aid: Questionable Use of Disaster Assistance Funds for Peru
NSIAD-86-203: Published: Sep 30, 1986. Publicly Released: Sep 30, 1986.
GAO reviewed U.S. disaster reconstruction assistance the Agency for International Development (AID) provided to Peru in response to the effects of the weather phenomenon called El Nino in 1982 and 1983.Prior to the disaster, AID expressed concerns about Peru's worsening economic condition and proposed a balance-of-payments loan from the Economic Support Fund to establish working capital within Per...
Strategic Defense Initiative Program: Controls Needed Over Construction and Operational Support Funds
NSIAD-86-145: Published: Jul 24, 1986. Publicly Released: Jul 24, 1986.
GAO studied the Strategic Defense Initiative Organization's (SDIO) plans for constructing facilities for the Strategic Defense Initiative (SDI) program, specifically whether SDIO had adequate management controls in place to identify, plan, review, approve, and notify Congress of SDIO-funded construction projects.GAO found that: (1) SDIO failed to notify Congress in advance of funds it spent on a c...
Budget Reprogramming: Department of Defense Process for Reprogramming Funds
NSIAD-86-164BR: Published: Jul 16, 1986. Publicly Released: Jul 18, 1986.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO: (1) compared the reprogramming process for the Department of Defense (DOD) budget with the same process at civilian agencies; (2) examined DOD reprogramming activities involving its appropriated funds; (3) reviewed congressional committee oversight of DOD reprogramming actions; and (4) examined the number of members who serve on the responsible committees...
The Bonding Systems for Reclamation of Strip-Mined Lands in Pennsylvania and West Virginia
130212: Jun 26, 1986
In response to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the bonding systems for funding the reclamation of strip-mined land in Pennsylvania and West Virginia, specifically: (1) reclamation procedures after bond forfeiture; (2) the bonding system fund's adequacy; and (3) the bond releases' appropriateness. GAO found that: (1) many acres of unreclaimed mined land exist because of the lengthy reclamatio...
Aviation Funding: Options Available for Reducing the Aviation Trust Fund Balance
RCED-86-124BR: Published: May 21, 1986. Publicly Released: May 21, 1986.
In response to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Federal Aviation Administration's (FAA) airport and airway trust fund to: (1) discuss the fund's history; (2) identify and measure the current and projected trust fund balances; and (3) examine options available to Congress for addressing the trust fund balance and revenue and expenditure levels.In 1970, Congress established the airport and...
Restoration of the Statue of Liberty National Monument
129686: Apr 22, 1986
Testimony was given concerning the restoration of the Statue of Liberty National Monument, specifically whether: (1) the project has met its restoration and fundraising goals; and (2) the Department of the Interior has monitored and maintained oversight of the project. GAO found that: (1) the effort to restore the Statue of Liberty and parts of Ellis Island is exceeding original fundraising and re...
Community Services Block Grant
129569: Mar 20, 1986
Testimony was given concerning 16 community action agencies' (CAA) use of Community Services Block Grant (CSBG) funds. GAO found that: (1) 11 out of the 16 agencies used 70 percent or more of their 1985 CSBG funds to deliver emergency, shelter, and nutrition services to the poor; (2) private nonprofit agencies used a greater proportion of their CSBG funds for administrative costs; and (3) two of t...