Accession Number:

ADA550381

Title:

American Recovery and Reinvestment Act Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning Replacement Project at Naval Support Activity Norfolk - Planning and Initial Execution Could Have Been Improved

Descriptive Note:

Congressional rept.

Corporate Author:

INSPECTOR GENERAL DEPT OF DEFENSE ARLINGTON VA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

2011-09-16

Pagination or Media Count:

21.0

Abstract:

Our objective was to evaluate DoD s implementation of Public Law 111-5, American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009, Recovery Act, February 17, 2009. Specifically, we determined whether Naval Facilities Engineering Command NAVFAC Mid-Atlantic officials appropriately used Recovery Act funds by adequately planning, funding, initially executing, and tracking and reporting the Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning HVAC Replacement project located in building SC-1 at the Joint Forces Staff College JFSC, Naval Support Activity NSA, Norfolk, Virginia. See Appendix A for a discussion of our scope and methodology. In passing the Recovery Act, Congress provided supplemental appropriations to preserve and create jobs promote economic recovery assist those most impacted by the recession provide investments to increase economic efficiency by spurring technological advances in science and health and invest in transportation, environmental protection, and other infrastructure. The Recovery Act also established unprecedented efforts to ensure the responsible distribution of funds for its purposes and to provide transparency and accountability of expenditures by informing the public of how, when, and where tax dollars were being spent. DoD received approximately 7.16 billion1 in Recovery Act funds for projects that support the Act s purpose. In March 2009, DoD released expenditure plans for the Recovery Act, which listed DoD projects that received Recovery Act funds. The Department of the Navy received 1.17 billion in Recovery Act funds for Operations and Maintenance Military Construction and Research, Development, Test, and Evaluation. Of the 1.17 billion appropriated to the Department of the Navy, NAVFAC Headquarters

Subject Categories:

  • Air Conditioning, Heating, Lighting and Ventilating
  • Military Operations, Strategy and Tactics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE