Government of the Federated States of Micronesia

Proposed Bill for $9 Million worth of Compact Infrastructure Sector Grant Transmitted to Congress

Palikir, Pohnpei (FSM Information Services): February 12, 2010 - The Executive Branch has transmitted a proposed bill to the 16th FSM Congress to appropriate the sum of $9,250,000 out of fiscal year 2010's amended Compact Infrastructure Sector Grant. The funding within the bill is for professional design services, preparation of procurement tenders, and development of preliminary engineering reports for projects submitted by the FSM and subsequently approved by the Joint Economic Management Committee at the September 2009 Regular Meeting. The projects listed specifically under the grant are as follows:

Development of Project Scope, Design, Construction Bid Package Preparation, and Tender of Construction Bid Packages:

Early Childhood Education Classrooms - Pohnpei State
Yap High School Vocational Education Building - Yap State
PICS High School Library/Classroom Building - Pohnpei State
Yap High School Classroom Building - Yap State
Madolenihmw High School Library/Classroom Building - Pohnpei State
Nanpei Memorial High School Library/Classroom Building - Pohnpei State
Chuuk Campus - College of Micronesia Phase 1 - National Government
Chuuk Campus - College of Micronesia Phase 2 - National Government
National Campus- College of Micronesia Student Center - National Government
Pohnpei Campus - College of Micronesia Vocational Center/Classroom Building - Pohnpei State
Chuuk State Hospital Renovation - Chuuk State
Chuuk State Dispensaries - Chuuk State
Kosrae State Correctional Facility - Kosrae State
Primary Health Care/Dental Facility - Pohnpei State
Kosrae Campus - College of Micronesia learning Resource Center - National Government
Weno Road Phase 2 - Chuuk State
Tamilang Elementary School - Yap State
New Hospital - Kosrae State
Pohnpei Campus - College of Micronesia Learning Resource Center - National Government

Preliminary Engineering Reports:

Kinakapw to Lehn Diadi Water line - Pohnpei State
Sekere to Nanpei Memorial High School Water line - Pohnpei State
Lelu Water System - Kosrae State
Kolonia to Palikir Sewer System Expansion - Pohnpei State
Kolonia to U Sewer System Expansion - Pohnpei State
Three Bridges - Yap State
Closure and Relocation of Public Solid Waste Disposal Site - Pohnpei State
Emergency Generator - Pohnpei State Hospital - Pohnpei State


For further information on this release, please contact:

FSM Office of the President
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P.O Box 34
Palikir Station, Pohnpei, FM 96941
Tel.: (691) 320-2548/2092
Fax.: (691) 320-4356
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