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FCC Form 399: Reimbursement Request

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(REFERENCE COPY - Not for submission) FCC Form 399: Reimbursement Request

Facility ID:
39665
Service:
DTV
Call Sign:
KMEG
Channel:
32 (UHF)
File Number:
0000028871
FRN:
0004957650
Date Submitted:
09/16/2019

Applicant Information

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Applicant Name, Type, and Contact Information

Applicant Address Phone Email Applicant Type

WAITT BROADCASTING, INC.

Doing Business As: WAITT BROADCASTING, INC.

John Schuele, Chief Operating Officer

1125 SOUTH 103RD STREET

SUITE 425

OMAHA, NE 68124

United States

+1 (402) 697-8000 john@waittcompany.com Corporation

Reimbursement Contact Information

Reimbursement Contact Name and Information

Applicant Address Phone Email

[Confidential]

 

 

 


Preparer Contact Information

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Preparer Contact Name and Information

Applicant Address Phone Email

Paul A. Cicelski , Esq .

Lerman Senter PLLC

Paul Cicelski

2001 L Street, NW

Suite 400

Washington, DC 20036

United States

+1 (202) 416-6756 pcicelski@lermansenter.com

Broadcaster Information and Transition Plan

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Question Response
Will the station be sharing equipment with another broadcast television station or stations (e.g., a shared antenna, co-location on a tower, use of the same transmitter room, multiple transmitters feeding a combiner, etc.)? If yes, enter the facility ID's of the other stations and click 'prefill' to download those stations' licensing information. Yes
Briefly describe transition plan See Exhibit A.

Transmitters

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Section Question Response
Transmitter Related Expenses Do you have transmitter related expenses? Yes

Primary Transmitter

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Existing Transmitter Information

Section Question Response
Existing Transmitter Description Type of change Purchase New
Use Primary (Main)
Description of Use N/A
Ownership Leased
Owner Heartland Tower
Site N/A
Is this transmitter currently shared with another station? No
Is this transmitter currently in operating condition? Yes
Existing Transmitter Manufacturer and Type Manufacturer
Model Quantum QDC2 ESC
Year 2006
Type Inductive Output Tube
IOT Power Type Two
Power Capacity 60 kW

Primary Transmitter

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New Transmitter Costs

Section Question Response
New Transmitter Use Primary (Main)
Change Type Purchase New
Is this a request for upgraded equipment? Yes
Manufacturer
Model THU9evo-72
Transmitter Type Solid State
Solid State Cooling Liquid Cooled
Solid State Power capacity 106 kW
Justification for New Transmitter Per the manufacturer, the current transmitter cannot be retuned. See Exhibit B.

Primary Transmitter

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Other Transmitter Costs

Section Question Response
Electrical Service Service Entrance (3 phases 800A 208V) No
Switchgear (industrial 800 amp) Yes
Transformer (480V) Yes
Power 300 kVA
Rigid Conduit and Wiring Yes
Size 2 inches
Length 800.0 feet
Other Electrical Service No
Description N/A
HVAC Service Does the replacement transmitter require HVAC Service? No
Type N/A
Size N/A
Other Size N/A
Transmitter Building Addition/Modification or Leasehold Improvement Does the Transmitter Building require an addition, modification, other leashold improvement? No
Size N/A
Channel 14 Costs Is an RF Consulting Engineer needed? N/A
Is a channel 14 Mask Filer needed? N/A
Is additional field engineering time needed? N/A
Number of Days N/A

Primary Transmitter

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Other Transmitter Cost Not Listed

Name Description

Other Costs

Other Costs

Site Security

Site Security

Antennas

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Section Question Response
Antenna Related Expenses Do you have antenna related expenses? Yes

Primary Antenna

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Existing Antenna Information

Section Question Response
Existing Antenna Description Type of change Purchase New
Antenna Use Primary (Main)
Description of Use N/A
Ownership Owned
Owner N/A
Site N/A
Is the existing antenna shared with another station or stations? No
Is the existing antenna directional? No
Is antenna in operating condition? Yes
Is antenna located on or in close proximity to an antenna farm? Yes
Existing Antenna Manufacturer and Type Class Full Power
Mounting Top Mount
Antenna position in stack Top
Polarization Horizontal
Type Slotted Coaxial
Number of Stations Supported N/A
Number of Panels N/A
Design power capacity in use N/A
Lower Limit N/A
Upper Limit N/A
Other Antenna Type N/A
ERP: 1000.0 kW
Manufacturer
Model ATW30HS3-HTO-39H
Year 2006

Primary Antenna

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New Antenna Costs

Section Question Response
New Antenna Description Use Primary (Main)
Description of Use N/A
Change Type Purchase New
Is this a request for upgraded equipment? Yes
Ownership Owned
Owner N/A
Is antenna shared? No
Is antenna directional? No
Will antenna be located on or in close proximity to an antenna farm? Yes
New Antenna Manufacturer and Types Class Full Power
Mounting Top Mount
Antenna position in stack Top
Polarization Elliptical
Type Slotted Coaxial
Number of Stations Supported N/A
Number of Panels/Bays N/A
Lower Limit N/A
Upper Limit N/A
Design power capacity in use N/A
Other Antenna Type N/A
ERP: 870.0 kW
Manufacturer
Model TFU-27JTH/VP-R O6
Year 2017
Justification for New Antenna Old antenna is a single channel antenna that cannot be used for the new post-auction channel.

Primary Antenna

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Other Antenna Costs

Section Question Response
Combiner for Shared Antenna Do you need a Combiner for a Shared Antenna? No
Type
Number of channels supported N/A
Frequencies of channels supported N/A
Frequency N/A
Do you need a combiner output splitter/switcher for dual feed lines? N/A
Elbow Complex Do you require the separate purchase of the Elbow Complex? Yes
Broadband or Single Channel? Single Channel
Feed Line Size 7 3/16 inches inches
Side Mount Brackets Do you require the separate purchase of side mount brackets for a high power antenna? No
Pattern Scatter Analysis Do you require separate purchase of pattern scatter analysis for a side mount high or medium power antenna? No
Sweep Test Do you require the sweep testing of transmission line and antenna? Yes

Primary Antenna

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Other Antenna Cost Not Listed

Information not provided.

Interim Antenna

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New Antenna Costs

Section Question Response
New Antenna Description Use Interim
Description of Use N/A
Change Type Purchase New
Ownership Owned
Owner N/A
Is antenna shared? Yes
Is antenna directional? Yes
Will antenna be located on or in close proximity to an antenna farm? Yes
New Antenna Manufacturer and Type Class Full Power
Mounting Side Mount
Antenna position in stack Not in Stack
Polarization Elliptical
Type Broadband Panel
Number of Stations Supported 3
Number of Panels/Bays 24
Lower Limit 470.00 MHz
Upper Limit 598.00 MHz
Design power capacity in use 100.0 %
Other Antenna Type N/A
ERP: 60.0 kW
Manufacturer
Model TFU-24WB-1-R
Year 2017
Justification for New Antenna Interim antenna to be used to stay on the air for three stations while the main antennae undergo construction for the post-auction channel changes.

Interim Antenna

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Other Antenna Costs

Section Question Response
Combiner for Shared Antenna Do you need a Combiner for a Shared Antenna? Yes
Type New
Number of channels supported 3
Frequencies of channels supported RF channel
Frequency N/A
Do you need a combiner output splitter/switcher for dual feed lines? No
Elbow Complex Do you require the separate purchase of the Elbow Complex? Yes
Broadband or Single Channel? B
Feed Line Size 6 1/8 inches
Side Mount Brackets Do you require the separate purchase of side mount brackets for an antenna? Yes
Pattern Scatter Analysis Do you require separate purchase of pattern scatter analysis for a side mount high or medium power antenna? No
Sweep Test Do you require the sweep testing of transmission line and antenna? Yes

Enter a list of RF channel numbers.

RF Channel Number
32
14
30

Interim Antenna

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Other Antenna Cost Not Listed

Information not provided.

Transmission Line

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Section Question Response
Transmission Line Related Expenses Do you have transmission line related expenses? Yes

Primary Transmission Line

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Existing Transmission Line

Section Question Response
Existing Transmission Line Description Type of change Purchase New
Use Primary (Main)
Description of Use N/A
Ownership Owned
Owner N/A
Site N/A
Is the existing transmission line shared with another station or stations? No
Is Transmission Line in operating condition? Yes
Existing Transmission Line Manufacturer and Type Manufacturer
Type Rigid
Diameter 6 1/8 inches
Other Diameter N/A
Segment Length Other
Other Segment Length 18.4 feet
Number of parallel runs 1
Length 2298 feet per run

Primary Transmission Line

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New Transmission Line

Section Question Response
New Transmission Line Costs Use Primary (Main)
Description of Use N/A
Change Type Purchase New
Is this a request for upgraded equipment? No
Type Rigid
Diameter 7 3/16 inches
Other Diameter N/A
Segment Length 20 inches
Other Segment Length N/A
Number of parallel runs 1
Length 2298 feet per run
Justification for New Transmission Line The size of the current transmission line is underrated for the new antenna's power rating.

Primary Transmission Line

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Other Transmission Line Expenses Not Listed

Name Description

Other Costs

Other transmission line costs.

Tower Equipment And Rigging Costs

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Section Question Response
Tower Equipment or Rigging Costs Changes Do you have tower equipment or rigging costs changes? Yes

Primary Tower

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Existing Tower

Section Question Response
Existing Tower Description Type of change Modify Existing
Tower Use Primary (Main)
Description of Use N/A
Ownership Owned
Is this tower consider Complex? Candelabra
Is this tower currently shared with any other stations? Yes
One or more FM, AM or TV radio broadcaster(s) Yes
Others Types of Users No
Is tower documented for structural analysis? Yes
Is tower compliant with Rev G? No
Existing Tower Structure Registration Do you have a tower registration number? Yes
ASR Number 1057963
Coordinates (NAD83) Latitude (NAD83) 42° 35' 12.0" N-
Longitude (NAD83) 096° 13' 19.0" W-
Overall Structure Height 1987.84 feet
Support Structure Height 1847.09 feet
Ground Elevation Above Mean Sea Level (AMSL) 1332.99 feet
Structure Type TOWER - Free Standing or Guyed Structure
Tower Owner Heartland Tower Company, L.L.C.
Date Constructed 02/22/2007

FM, AM or TV radio broadcasters. Facility ID's, Call Signs and Services of other broadcast stations with whom the tower is shared

Facility ID Call Sign Service
66170 KTIV DTV
77451 KPTH DTV

Primary Tower

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Tower Modification Costs

Section Question Response
Engineering Study Please what type of engineering study is required, if any: Study needed for tower with candelabra
Tower Reinforcements Please select whether tower reinforcements are needed: Major Reinforcements needed

Primary Tower

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Tower Rigging Costs

Section Question Response
Tower Rigging Costs Complex Tower Candelabra
Helicopter Services Required Are helicopter services required? No

Primary Tower

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Other Tower Expenses Not Listed

Information not provided.

Outside Professional Services Costs

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Section Question Response
Outside Project Management Services Do you require outside project management services? Yes
Number of Hours 470
Explanation Outside consulting engineering, legal work, and accounting services, as well as project management for regional and comprehensive repack execution.
Outside RF consulting Engineering Services Perform engineering study for new channel assignment and antenna development Yes
Prepare engineering section of Form FCC Construction Permit Application Yes
For Auxiliary Facility Yes
For Main Facility Yes
Prepare engineering section of Form FCC License to Cover Application Yes
For Auxiliary Facility Yes
For Main Facility Yes
Prepare request for Special Temporary Authority Yes
Quantity 2
Do you have Distributed Transmission System engineering services? N/A
Critical Facility N/A
Terrain-Shielded Facility N/A
Attorney and Other Outside Consulting Services Prepare and file Form FCC Construction Permit Application Yes
For Auxiliary Facility Yes
For Main Facility Yes
Prepare and file Form FCC License to Cover Application Yes
For Auxiliary Facility Yes
For Main Facility Yes
Prepare request for Special Temporary Authority Yes
Quantity 2
NEPA Section 106 environmental review Yes
Environmental Assessment Yes
ASR Modification Yes
FAA Consultation (including preparation of FAA Form 7460) Yes
Negotiation of Lease and other Matter for Shared Locations Yes
Prepare or Review FCC Form 399 for Reimbursement Yes
Address transition timing and coordination issues w/ other stations and wireless providers Yes
RF Field Engineering Services Comprehensive coverage verification via field study Yes
RF exposure measurements No
Additional Field Engineering Service No
Number of Days N/A
Justification N/A

Outside Professional Services Costs

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Other Professional Services Expenses Not Listed

Name Description

Sinclair Internal Costs

Internal Employee Time Costs

Other Expenses

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Section Question Response
AM Pattern Disturbance Is an Impact Study needed? No
Is Remediation needed? No
Facility Expenses Name N/A
Other Distributed Transmission System Expenses Not listed N/A
Name N/A
Is Notification of a Medical Facility required as a result of DTV broadcasting? Yes
Permit and Filing Costs Local Zoning Yes
Non-zoning permits No
BLM or NFS Coordination No
FCC Construction Permit Minor Change No
FCC License to Cover Application Yes
FCC Special Temporary Authority Application Yes
Other Miscellaneous Expenses Does this relocation require paying Disposal Costs (for equipment and other waste, net of any salvage value)? Yes
Does this relocation require Equipment Delivery or Handling Charges not otherwise included in individual item costs? Yes
Does this relocation require Equipment Storage? Yes
Does this relocation require the Development and Airing of an Announcement regarding an upcoming channel change? Yes
Does this relocation require MVPD Notification of a Channel Change? Yes

Other Expenses

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Other Expenses Not Listed

Information not provided.

Cost Information

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Transmitters

Where no predetermined cost estimate is available, any estimate provided will also become the predetermined cost (displayed in italics).
Description Predetermined
Cost Estimate
Estimated Cost Estimated Cost Justification Actual Cost Actual Cost Justification
Sub-total $4,751,390.10 $1,647,930.49 N/A $1,493,835.59 N/A
Total for all systems $7,307,044.80 $3,203,538.83 N/A $2,618,011.57 N/A
Primary Transmitter THU9evo-72 $4,751,390.10 $1,647,930.49 $1,493,835.59
Site Security $25,000.00 $25,000.00 N/A $9,039.36 N/A
Other Costs $1,590.10 $1,590.10 N/A $1,590.10 N/A
UHF - Liquid Cooled Solid State Transmitter 86.8 . 106 kW $2,630,000.00 $1,168,712.03 N/A $1,167,868.77 Item "#9500081806_$841,369.03" should be removed.
Transformer 3 phase/480v - 300 KVA $36,800.00 $35,000.00 N/A $27,444.00 N/A
Switchgear - industrial 800 amp $38,200.00 $64,867.50 See attached transmitter electrical quote #22631. $0.00 N/A
2" Rigid Conduit and Wiring (Cost per foot) $20,800.00 $64,867.50 See attached transmitter electrical quote #22631. $0.00 Second item should be removed.
UHF - Liquid Cooled Solid State Transmitter 68.5 - 75 kW $1,999,000.00 $287,893.36 ***System Notice: Estimate adjusted and locked because line has been superseded.***See Response to August 11 Inquiry. $287,893.36 N/A

Components

Actual Information Description File Name
Site Security

Component Description:
Security service. #24185
Amount:
$4,519.68

Component Description:
Security services. #24295
Amount:
$4,519.68
Other Costs

Component Description:
Other Transmitter related cost. #9417
Amount:
$950.00

Component Description:
Other Transmitter related. #157358238-004
Amount:
$640.10
UHF - Liquid Cooled Solid State Transmitter 86.8 . 106 kW

Component Description:
Reimbursable equipment cost plus tax. #9500081806
Amount:
$841,369.03

Component Description:
Transmitter related cost. #002137
Amount:
$327,343.00

Component Description:
Transmitter related cost 75%. #9500081806
Amount:
$840,525.77

Component Description:
Transmitter 75% balance, non-reimbursable amount excluded. #9500081806
Amount:
$874,318.05
Transformer 3 phase/480v - 300 KVA

Component Description:
Transmitter related cost. #002137
Amount:
$27,444.00
Switchgear - industrial 800 amp Information not provided.
2" Rigid Conduit and Wiring (Cost per foot)

Component Description:
Repack Electrical work for KMEG. #INV-11696
Amount:
$42,812.00

Component Description:
Electrical work for KMEG. #11696
Amount:
$42,812.00
UHF - Liquid Cooled Solid State Transmitter 68.5 - 75 kW

Component Description:
Transmitter downpayment. #9500075320
Amount:
$275,947.82

Component Description:
Security services cost during onsite preparation. #24185
Amount:
$4,519.68

Component Description:
Transmitter cost. #9500081806
Amount:
$890,890.47

Component Description:
Cut holes for repack transmission lines. #9205
Amount:
$3,474.40

Component Description:
Fork lift rental. #7523
Amount:
$3,982.00

Component Description:
Security cost during onset preparation. #24295
Amount:
$4,519.68

Component Description:
Equipment cost for transmitter related work. #157358238-002
Amount:
$637.14

Component Description:
Fork lift rental. #7848
Amount:
$3,852.00

Component Description:
Equipment cost for transmitter related work. #157358238-001
Amount:
$924.14

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Antennas

Where no predetermined cost estimate is available, any estimate provided will also become the predetermined cost (displayed in italics).
Description Predetermined
Cost Estimate
Estimated Cost Estimated Cost Justification Actual Cost Actual Cost Justification
Sub-total $610,928.00 $552,950.60 N/A $358,594.91 N/A
Total for all systems $7,307,044.80 $3,203,538.83 N/A $2,618,011.57 N/A
Interim Antenna TFU-24WB-1-R $300,798.00 $271,911.60 $156,230.32
Sweep test of existing antenna $6,730.00 $6,400.00 See Dielectric Quote 2 in attachments. $1,819.55 Second item should be removed.
New combiner, cost per channel (without antenna) $84,200.00 $80,000.00 N/A $12,000.00 N/A
Elbow complex, broadband, at antenna input, per 6 1/8. feedline (if needed) $13,700.00 $12,493.60 See quote 2 in attachments. $4,030.98 Item 3&4 should be removed.
Side mount brackets for high power antennas (if not included in antenna base cost) $23,150.00 $0.00 N/A N/A N/A
UHF - High Power, Side Mount, broadband panel, 24 bay,, 60 - 65 kW input, directional,, elliptically or circularly polarized $173,018.00 $173,018.00 See Quote 2 in attachments. $138,379.79 Second item should be removed.
Primary Antenna TFU-27JTH/VP-R O6 $310,130.00 $281,039.00 $202,364.59
Elbow complex, single channel, at antenna input, per 7 3/16. feedline (if needed) $13,900.00 $61,339.00 See quote 1 in attachments. Line items 2,3,4. $26,624.54 The elbow complex exceeds the predetermined amount due to additional unanticipated costs.
UHF - High Power Top Mount (200-1000 kW), One station antenna , elliptically or circularly polarized $289,500.00 $213,300.00 See Response to August 11 Inquiry. $170,621.33 N/A
Sweep test of existing antenna $6,730.00 $6,400.00 N/A $5,118.72 N/A

Components

Actual Information Description File Name
Sweep test of existing antenna

Component Description:
Line 3 on the invoice reduced by 20.02%. #24947
Amount:
$1,819.55

Component Description:
Antennas cost
Amount:
$758.33
New combiner, cost per channel (without antenna)

Component Description:
Antenna related cost. #QC19-008
Amount:
$12,000.00
Elbow complex, broadband, at antenna input, per 6 1/8. feedline (if needed)

Component Description:
Line 2 on the invoice reduced by 20.02%. #24947
Amount:
$1,343.66

Component Description:
Total amount reduced by 20.02%. #15004
Amount:
$2,687.32

Component Description:
Antennas cost
Amount:
$560.00

Component Description:
Antennas cost.
Amount:
$3,360.00

Component Description:
Antenna related costs reduced by 20.02%. #15004
Amount:
$2,687.32
Side mount brackets for high power antennas (if not included in antenna base cost) Information not provided.
UHF - High Power, Side Mount, broadband panel, 24 bay,, 60 - 65 kW input, directional,, elliptically or circularly polarized

Component Description:
Line 1 on the invoice reduced by 20.02%. #24947
Amount:
$138,379.79

Component Description:
Antennas cost.
Amount:
$57,672.67
Elbow complex, single channel, at antenna input, per 7 3/16. feedline (if needed)

Component Description:
Elbow complex for antenna cost reduced by 20.02%. #273011
Amount:
$26,624.54
UHF - High Power Top Mount (200-1000 kW), One station antenna , elliptically or circularly polarized

Component Description:
Total amount reduced by 20.02%. #192007
Amount:
$193,055.72

Component Description:
Antenna related cost reduced by 20.02%. #192007
Amount:
$170,621.33
Sweep test of existing antenna

Component Description:
Antenna related cost reduced by 20.02%. #331008
Amount:
$5,118.72

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Transmission Line

Where no predetermined cost estimate is available, any estimate provided will also become the predetermined cost (displayed in italics).
Description Predetermined
Cost Estimate
Estimated Cost Estimated Cost Justification Actual Cost Actual Cost Justification
Sub-total $667,420.00 $298,628.77 N/A $297,982.97 N/A
Total for all systems $7,307,044.80 $3,203,538.83 N/A $2,618,011.57 N/A
Primary Transmission Line $667,420.00 $298,628.77 $297,982.97
Other Costs $1,000.00 $1,000.00 N/A $354.20 N/A
Rigid Transmission Line - copper, 7 3/16" $666,420.00 $297,628.77 Per quote 1 in the attachments. $297,628.77 Item "need more information $292,418.47" needs to be removed.

Components

Actual Information Description File Name
Other Costs

Component Description:
Gas manifold. #10563
Amount:
$354.20
Rigid Transmission Line - copper, 7 3/16"

Component Description:
Transmission line cost reduced by 20.02%. #166001
Amount:
$292,418.47

Component Description:
Transmission Line related cost reduced by 20.02%. #166001
Amount:
$287,361.34

Component Description:
The total invoice amount is reduced by 20.02%. #196014
Amount:
$12,183.50

Component Description:
Transmission Line related cost reduced by 20.02%. #166001
Amount:
$292,418.47

Component Description:
Invoice total amount reduced by 20.02%. #172001
Amount:
$8,992.81

Component Description:
Total invoice amount reduced by 20.02%. #180005
Amount:
$773.44

Component Description:
The invoice total is reduced by 20.02%. #189004
Amount:
$1,787.55

Component Description:
The total invoice amount is reduced by 20.02%. #166001
Amount:
$333,112.30

Component Description:
Transmitter related cost reduced by 20.02%. #301014
Amount:
$5,210.30

Cost Information

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Tower Equipment and Rigging Costs

Where no predetermined cost estimate is available, any estimate provided will also become the predetermined cost (displayed in italics).
Description Predetermined
Cost Estimate
Estimated Cost Estimated Cost Justification Actual Cost Actual Cost Justification
Sub-total $862,000.00 $301,582.27 N/A $301,582.77 N/A
Total for all systems $7,307,044.80 $3,203,538.83 N/A $2,618,011.57 N/A
Primary Tower TOWER $862,000.00 $301,582.27 $301,582.77
Structural engineering tower load study for a documented tower with candelabra $20,000.00 $0.00 N/A N/A N/A
Major tower reinforcement/modifications $421,000.00 $133,260.00 Check quotes in the attachments $133,260.00 N/A
Complex Tower (includes, for example, those with candelabras and/or stacked antennas) $421,000.00 $168,322.27 See precision quote plus add 7% for taxes as seen on the invoices. $168,322.77 Only look at the newer set of Precision Communications.

Components

Actual Information Description File Name
Structural engineering tower load study for a documented tower with candelabra Information not provided.
Major tower reinforcement/modifications

Component Description:
2/4 invoice associated with quote for tower related cost. #INV-11729
Amount:
$28,974.00

Component Description:
3/4 invoice associated with the quote for tower related cost. #INV-11765
Amount:
$37,577.00

Component Description:
4/4 invoice associated with this quote for tower related cost. #INV-11881
Amount:
$20,372.00

Component Description:
Tower related cost. #INV-11942
Amount:
$3,525.00

Component Description:
1/4 invoices associated with quote for tower related cost. #INV-11696
Amount:
$42,812.00
Complex Tower (includes, for example, those with candelabras and/or stacked antennas)

Component Description:
1/3 invoices associated with quote for tower related cost. #7247
Amount:
$56,107.59

Component Description:
Tower related cost. #24389
Amount:
$4,519.68

Component Description:
Tower and rigging, complex, primary. #7247
Amount:
$56,107.59

Component Description:
Tower related cost. #24490
Amount:
$2,259.84

Component Description:
3/3 invoices associated with this quote for tower related cost. #7572
Amount:
$56,107.59

Component Description:
2 of 3 invoices submitted on this quote for tower related costs. #7368
Amount:
$56,107.59

Component Description:
2/3 invoices associated with this quote for tower related cost. #7368
Amount:
$56,107.59

Component Description:
1 of 3 invoices submitted on this quote for tower related costs. #7247
Amount:
$56,107.59

Cost Information

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Outside Professional Services

Where no predetermined cost estimate is available, any estimate provided will also become the predetermined cost (displayed in italics).
Description Predetermined
Cost Estimate
Estimated Cost Estimated Cost Justification Actual Cost Actual Cost Justification
Sub-total $228,111.55 $215,816.55 N/A $41,350.18 N/A
Total for all systems $7,307,044.80 $3,203,538.83 N/A $2,618,011.57 N/A
Outside Professional Services $228,111.55 $215,816.55 $41,350.18
Sinclair Internal Costs $66.55 $66.55 N/A $66.55 N/A
Comprehensive coverage verification via field study, if needed $84,200.00 $80,000.00 N/A $3,400.00 N/A
FAA consultant, including cost of preparing FAA Form 7460 (Notice of Proposed Construction), if needed for height increase $2,105.00 $2,000.00 N/A N/A N/A
ASR modification (prepare FCC Form 854) $2,105.00 $2,000.00 N/A N/A N/A
Environmental Assessment, if triggered by NEPA Section 106 review or for certain structures over 450 feet $10,520.00 $10,000.00 N/A N/A N/A
NEPA Section 106 environmental review, if needed $6,310.00 $6,000.00 N/A N/A N/A
Attorney Fees - Prepare and File request for Special Temporary Authorization $7,360.00 $7,000.00 N/A N/A N/A
Attorney Fees - Negotiation of lease and other matters for shared locations $4,210.00 $4,000.00 N/A N/A N/A
Attorney Fees -Prepare and File FCC Form 2100 (main), License to Cover Application $2,365.00 $2,250.00 N/A N/A N/A
Attorney Fees - Aux Antenna, prepare and File Form 2100 Construction Permit or License Application $4,210.00 $4,000.00 N/A N/A N/A
Attorney Fees - Prepare and File FCC Form 2100 (main), Construction Permit Application $5,260.00 $5,000.00 N/A $221.92 N/A
Prepare request for Special Temporary Authorization $4,100.00 $3,000.00 N/A $1,815.00 N/A
RF Consulting Engineer Fees- Aux Antenna: Prepare engineering section of FCC Form 2100, License to Cover Application $1,580.00 $1,500.00 N/A N/A N/A
Prepare engineering section of FCC Form 2100 (main), License to Cover Application $1,580.00 $1,500.00 N/A $997.50 N/A
RF Consulting Engineer Fees- Aux Antenna: Prepare engineering section of FCC Form 2100, Construction Permit Application $2,105.00 $2,000.00 N/A N/A N/A
Prepare engineering section of FCC Form 2100 (main), Construction Permit Application $3,155.00 $3,000.00 N/A $2,737.50 N/A
Perform engineering study for new channel assignment and antenna development $7,360.00 $7,000.00 N/A $3,345.00 N/A
Address transition timing and coordination issues w/ other stations and wireless $2,630.00 $2,500.00 N/A N/A N/A
Prepare and or review reimbursement form $2,630.00 $2,500.00 N/A $2,447.79 N/A
Project management of the transition $74,260.00 $70,500.00 N/A $26,318.92 N/A

Components

Actual Information Description File Name
Sinclair Internal Costs

Component Description:
Portion of general repack matter internal time card attributable to this station - divided by 100.
Amount:
$66.55
Comprehensive coverage verification via field study, if needed

Component Description:
Coverage study costs. #187003
Amount:
$3,400.00
FAA consultant, including cost of preparing FAA Form 7460 (Notice of Proposed Construction), if needed for height increase Information not provided.
ASR modification (prepare FCC Form 854) Information not provided.
Environmental Assessment, if triggered by NEPA Section 106 review or for certain structures over 450 feet Information not provided.
NEPA Section 106 environmental review, if needed Information not provided.
Attorney Fees - Prepare and File request for Special Temporary Authorization Information not provided.
Attorney Fees - Negotiation of lease and other matters for shared locations Information not provided.
Attorney Fees -Prepare and File FCC Form 2100 (main), License to Cover Application Information not provided.
Attorney Fees - Aux Antenna, prepare and File Form 2100 Construction Permit or License Application Information not provided.
Attorney Fees - Prepare and File FCC Form 2100 (main), Construction Permit Application

Component Description:
Portion of general repack matter invoice attributable to this station - divided by 98 stations. #461759
Amount:
$99.92

Component Description:
Portion of general repack matter invoice attributable to this station - divided by 93 stations. #461289
Amount:
$122.00
Prepare request for Special Temporary Authorization

Component Description:
Outside engineering cost. #341-01-0003
Amount:
$1,815.00
RF Consulting Engineer Fees- Aux Antenna: Prepare engineering section of FCC Form 2100, License to Cover Application Information not provided.
Prepare engineering section of FCC Form 2100 (main), License to Cover Application

Component Description:
Outside engineering cost. #341-01-0004
Amount:
$997.50
RF Consulting Engineer Fees- Aux Antenna: Prepare engineering section of FCC Form 2100, Construction Permit Application Information not provided.
Prepare engineering section of FCC Form 2100 (main), Construction Permit Application

Component Description:
Consulting engineering cost.
Amount:
$2,737.50
Perform engineering study for new channel assignment and antenna development

Component Description:
Consulting engineering cost.
Amount:
$3,345.00
Address transition timing and coordination issues w/ other stations and wireless Information not provided.
Prepare and or review reimbursement form

Component Description:
Portion of general repack matter invoice attributable to this station - divided by 93 stations. #461289
Amount:
$1,311.48

Component Description:
Legal services cost.
Amount:
$115.00

Component Description:
Portion of general repack matter invoice attributable to this station - divided by 98 stations. #461759
Amount:
$869.30

Component Description:
Portion of general repack matter invoice attributable to this station - divided by 93 stations.
Amount:
$152.01
Project management of the transition

Component Description:
Portion of general repack matter invoice attributable to this station - divided by 99 stations. #469573
Amount:
$377.14

Component Description:
Portion of general repack matter invoice attributable to this station - divided by 100 stations. #470923
Amount:
$406.65

Component Description:
Portion of general repack matter invoice attributable to this station - divided by 100 stations. #470321
Amount:
$198.52

Component Description:
Portion of general repack matter invoice attributable to this station - divided by 93 stations. Previous balance of invoice #453686.
Amount:
$999.04

Component Description:
Legal services cost. #463572
Amount:
$63.90

Component Description:
Legal Service Cost. #472990
Amount:
$1,496.85

Component Description:
Portion of general repack matter invoice attributable to this station - divided by 98 stations. #463026
Amount:
$801.57

Component Description:
Portion of general repack matter invoice attributable to this station - divided by 100 stations. #1111
Amount:
$159.58

Component Description:
Legal Service Cost. #471527
Amount:
$542.50

Component Description:
Portion of general repack matter invoice attributable to this station - divided by 100 stations. #1093
Amount:
$269.71

Component Description:
Legal services cost. #464353
Amount:
$120.00

Component Description:
Portion of general repack matter invoice attributable to this station - divided by 93 stations.
Amount:
$943.95

Component Description:
Portion of general repack matter invoice attributable to this station - divided by 98 stations. #1079
Amount:
$177.14

Component Description:
Portion of general repack matter invoice attributable to this station - divided by 98 stations. #461759
Amount:
$29.98

Component Description:
Portion of general repack matter invoice attributable to this station - divided by 98 stations. #467861
Amount:
$470.30

Component Description:
Portion of general repack matter invoice attributable to this station - divided by 98 stations. #465173
Amount:
$654.26

Component Description:
Portion of general repack matter invoice attributable to this station - divided by 98 stations. #466690
Amount:
$446.87

Component Description:
Legal Service Cost. #470277
Amount:
$647.50

Component Description:
Legal services cost. #460944
Amount:
$172.50

Component Description:
Portion of general repack matter invoice attributable to this station - divided by 93 stations.
Amount:
$716.28

Component Description:
Revised invoice total. Portion of general repack matter invoice attributable to this station - divided by 98 stations. #1051
Amount:
$105.97

Component Description:
$207.48 credit to be split across 52 Sinclair stations reimbursed $269.71 for invoice #1093 (correct reimbursement amount is $265.72). #CM-7-29-2019-1093
Amount:
($3.99)

Component Description:
Portion of general repack matter invoice attributable to this station - divided by 100 stations. #473506
Amount:
$421.40

Component Description:
Portion of general repack matter invoice attributable to this station - divided by 93 stations.
Amount:
$20.65

Component Description:
Portion of general repack matter invoice attributable to this station - divided by 100 stations. #470237
Amount:
$436.37

Component Description:
Portion of general repack matter invoice attributable to this station - divided by 98 stations. #1055
Amount:
$243.38

Component Description:
Portion of general repack matter invoice attributable to this station - divided by 98 stations. #1045
Amount:
$185.10

Component Description:
Legal Service Cost. #467892
Amount:
$115.00

Component Description:
Portion of general repack matter invoice attributable to this station - divided by 98 stations. #467378
Amount:
$576.96

Component Description:
Portion of general repack matter invoice attributable to this station - divided by 98 stations. #1069
Amount:
$246.68

Component Description:
Portion of general repack matter invoice attributable to this station - divided by 93 stations.
Amount:
$86.88

Component Description:
Portion of general repack matter invoice attributable to this station - divided by 98 stations. #1063
Amount:
$262.29

Component Description:
Portion of general repack matter invoice attributable to this station - divided by 100 stations. #1098
Amount:
$238.07

Component Description:
Portion of general repack matter invoice attributable to this station - divided by 93 stations.
Amount:
$91.50

Component Description:
Portion of general repack matter invoice attributable to this station - divided by 99 stations. #468718
Amount:
$349.51

Component Description:
Legal Service Cost. #472586
Amount:
$1,187.00

Component Description:
Portion of general repack matter invoice attributable to this station - divided by 93 stations.
Amount:
$818.59

Component Description:
Legal services cost. #464695
Amount:
$470.00

Component Description:
Legal Service Cost. #470872
Amount:
$456.25

Component Description:
Legal Service Cost. #466696
Amount:
$177.50

Component Description:
Portion of general repack matter invoice attributable to this station - divided by 93 stations.
Amount:
$43.72

Component Description:
Legal services cost. #469581
Amount:
$828.75

Component Description:
Portion of general repack matter invoice attributable to this station - divided by 98 stations. #1072
Amount:
$237.64

Component Description:
Portion of general repack matter invoice attributable to this station - divided by 100 stations. #1099
Amount:
$266.93

Component Description:
Portion of general repack matter invoice attributable to this station - divided by 93 stations.
Amount:
$20.91

Component Description:
Legal services cost. #467384
Amount:
$62.50

Component Description:
Legal Service Cost. #465181
Amount:
$365.00

Component Description:
Legal Service Cost. #472176
Amount:
$2,076.25

Component Description:
Portion of general repack matter invoice attributable to this station - divided by 98 stations. #1078
Amount:
$215.68

Component Description:
Portion of general repack matter invoice attributable to this station - divided by 93 stations.
Amount:
$32.35

Component Description:
Portion of general repack matter invoice attributable to this station - divided by 100 stations. #1105
Amount:
$216.88

Component Description:
Legal services cost. #463011
Amount:
$516.60

Component Description:
Legal services cost. #457847
Amount:
$1,519.40

Component Description:
Portion of general repack matter invoice attributable to this station - divided by 98 stations. #1039
Amount:
$30.47

Component Description:
Portion of general repack matter invoice attributable to this station - divided by 98 stations. #1051
Amount:
$105.97

Component Description:
Portion of general repack matter invoice attributable to this station - divided by 98 stations. #463567
Amount:
$566.48

Component Description:
Portion of general repack matter invoice attributable to this station - divided by 98 stations. #465001
Amount:
$596.30

Component Description:
Portion of general repack matter invoice attributable to this station - divided by 98 stations. #1058
Amount:
$187.24

Component Description:
Portion of general repack matter invoice attributable to this station - divided by 100 stations. #1114
Amount:
$242.25

Component Description:
Portion of general repack matter invoice attributable to this station - divided by 93 stations.
Amount:
$836.44

Component Description:
Portion of general repack matter invoice attributable to this station - divided by 100 stations. #1090
Amount:
$176.70

Component Description:
Portion of general repack matter invoice attributable to this station - divided by 98 stations. #464321
Amount:
$683.07

Component Description:
Portion of general repack matter invoice attributable to this station - divided by 99 stations. #1086
Amount:
$275.35

Component Description:
Portion of general repack matter invoice attributable to this station - divided by 100 stations. #471524
Amount:
$341.18

Cost Information

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Other Expenses

Where no predetermined cost estimate is available, any estimate provided will also become the predetermined cost (displayed in italics).
Description Predetermined
Cost Estimate
Estimated Cost Estimated Cost Justification Actual Cost Actual Cost Justification
Sub-total $187,195.15 $186,630.15 N/A $124,665.15 N/A
Total for all systems $7,307,044.80 $3,203,538.83 N/A $2,618,011.57 N/A
Other Expenses $187,195.15 $186,630.15 $124,665.15
MVPD Notification of Channel Change $5,000.00 $5,000.00 See Exhibit J. N/A N/A
Develop and air announcement of upcoming channel change $28,050.00 $28,050.00 See Response to August 11 Inquiry. N/A N/A
Equipment Storage $28,936.08 $28,936.08 See Exhibit J. $28,936.08 N/A
Equipment Delivery and Handling Charges $25,413.51 $25,413.51 See Exhibit J. $25,413.51 N/A
Disposal Costs (for equipment and other waste, net of any salvage value) $67,715.56 $67,715.56 See Response to August 11 Inquiry. $67,715.56 Second entry should be removed. Please see updated file in first entry.
FCC Filing Fees - Special Temporary Authorization request $195.00 $190.00 N/A N/A N/A
FCC Filing Fees - Form 2100 license to cover application $335.00 $325.00 N/A N/A N/A
DTV Medical Facility Notification $11,550.00 $11,000.00 N/A $2,600.00 N/A
Local Zoning $20,000.00 $20,000.00 See Exhibit J. N/A N/A

Components

Actual Information Description File Name
MVPD Notification of Channel Change Information not provided.
Develop and air announcement of upcoming channel change Information not provided.
Equipment Storage

Component Description:
Machine storage. #168971
Amount:
$149.80

Component Description:
Storage related cost reduced by 20.02%. #285018
Amount:
$27,507.88

Component Description:
Equipment Storage related cost. #171665
Amount:
$149.80

Component Description:
Equipment storage related cost. #171049
Amount:
$149.80

Component Description:
Machine storage. #168531
Amount:
$229.80

Component Description:
Equipment Storage. #169783
Amount:
$149.80

Component Description:
Machine storage. #168712
Amount:
$149.80

Component Description:
Equipment storage related cost. #170451
Amount:
$149.80

Component Description:
Equipment storage cost. #170718
Amount:
$149.80

Component Description:
Equipment storage related cost. #171444
Amount:
$149.80
Equipment Delivery and Handling Charges

Component Description:
Equipment delivery related cost. #9578
Amount:
$3,852.00

Component Description:
Equipment delivery related cost. #9924
Amount:
$3,852.00

Component Description:
Equipment delivery related cost. #10140
Amount:
$3,852.00

Component Description:
Equipment Delivery related cost. #10292
Amount:
$3,852.00

Component Description:
Equipment delivery related cost reduced by 20.02%. #180005
Amount:
$773.44

Component Description:
Equipment delivery related cost reduced by 20.02%. #301014
Amount:
$3,380.07

Component Description:
Equipment delivery related cost. #002137
Amount:
$2,000.00

Component Description:
Equipment delivery related costs. #9244
Amount:
$3,852.00
Disposal Costs (for equipment and other waste, net of any salvage value)

Component Description:
Disposal related cost. #QC19-024
Amount:
$20,000.00

Component Description:
Removal and disposal cost. #KMEG2018-1
Amount:
$26,431.77

Component Description:
Disposal related costs. #3741
Amount:
$398.31

Component Description:
Disposal related costs. #3446
Amount:
$344.91

Component Description:
Removal and disposal costs. #KMEG2018-1
Amount:
$26,431.77

Component Description:
Disposal related cost. #4281
Amount:
$540.57

Component Description:
Disposal related cost. #QC19-023
Amount:
$20,000.00
FCC Filing Fees - Special Temporary Authorization request Information not provided.
FCC Filing Fees - Form 2100 license to cover application Information not provided.
DTV Medical Facility Notification

Component Description:
Medical Notification. #1043
Amount:
$2,600.00
Local Zoning Information not provided.

Cost Information

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Grand Total

Predetermined
Cost Estimate
Estimated Cost Actual Cost
Total for all systems $7,307,044.80 $3,203,538.83 $2,618,011.57

Reimbursement Status

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Question Response
The facility has ceased operating on its pre-auction channel. No
Construction of final facilities or all necessary modifications are complete. No
All receipts for reimbursement have been submitted no further costs are expected to be incurred. Note this will lock the Form 399 from further editing and begin close-out procedures with the Fund Administrator. No

Certification

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Section Question Response
Submission of Estimated Expenses Statements

WILLFUL FALSE STATEMENTS ON THIS FORM ARE PUNISHABLE BY FINE AND/OR IMPRISONMENT (U.S. CODE, TITLE 18, SECTION 1001), AND/OR REVOCATION OF ANY STATION LICENSE OR CONSTRUCTION PERMIT (U.S. CODE, TITLE 47, SECTION 312(a)(1), AND/OR FORFEITURE (U.S. CODE, TITLE 47, SECTION 503), AND ANY FALSE STATEMENTS COULD SUBJECT THIS ENTITY TO LIABILITY UNDER THE FALSE CLAIMS ACT.

  1. The Authorized Person signing below certifies that he/she is authorized to submit this TV Broadcaster Relocation Fund Reimbursement Form on behalf of the above-named entity.

  2. The above-named entity acknowledges that all certifications and attached documentation are considered material representations.

  3. The above-named entity acknowledges the submission of the information herein creates no obligation on the part of the government to pay any amount.

  4. The above-named entity certifies that the equipment and services paid for with money from the TV Broadcaster Relocation Fund are necessary to change channels (broadcasters) or to continue to carry the signal of a broadcaster that changes channels (MVPD).

  5. The above-named entity certifies that all payments from the TV Broadcaster Relocation Fund (Fund) received by the entity listed on this form will be used only for expenses that are eligible for reimbursement from the Fund.

  6. The above-named entity certifies that it will maintain and provide to the Commission detailed records, including receipts, of all costs eligible for reimbursement actually incurred.

  7. The above-named entity acknowledges that overpayments or payments in error must be promptly refunded to the Commission.

  8. The above-named entity certifies that it is in full compliance with all statutes, rules, regulations and governmental requirements for which compliance is a pre-requisite for obtaining the payments herein requested.

I declare, under penalty of perjury, that I am an authorized representative of the above-named applicant for the Authorization(s) specified above.

John S. Schuele

COO


09/16/2019

Certification

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Section Question Response
Submission of Actual Cost Documentation Statements

WILLFUL FALSE, FRAUDULENT, OR FICTITIOUS STATEMENTS ON THIS FORM ARE PUNISHABLE BY FINE AND/OR IMPRISIONMENT (U.S. CODE, TITLE 18, SECTION 1001), AND/OR REVOCATION OF ANY STATION LICENSE OR CONSTRUCTION PERMIT (U.S. CODE, TITLE 47, SECTION 312(a)(1), AND/OR FORFEITURE (U.S. CODE, TITLE 47, SECTION 503), AND ANY FALSE AND/OR FRAUDULENT STATEMENTS COULD SUBJECT THIS ENTITY TO LIABILITY UNDER THE FALSE CLAIMS ACT (U.S. CODE, TITLE 31, SECTIONS 3729-3733).

  1. The Authorized Person signing below certifies and represents that he/she is authorized to submit this TV Broadcaster Relocation Fund Reimbursement Form on behalf of the above-named entity.

  2. The above-named entity certifies that the statements in this form and attached documentation are true, complete, and correct.

  3. The above-named entity acknowledges that all certifications and attached documentation are considered material representations.

  4. The above-named entity acknowledges the submission of the information herein creates no obligation on the part of the government to pay any amount.

  5. The above-named entity certifies that the equipment and services paid for with money from the TV Broadcaster Relocation Fund are necessary to change channels (full power and Class A stations) and/or otherwise modify a television station’s facility as a result of the spectrum repack (LPTV/TV Translator stations); or to minimize service disruption resulting from a repacked television station (FM stations); or to continue to carry the signal of a broadcaster that changes channels (MVPD) .

  6. The above-named entity certifies that all payments from the TV Broadcaster Relocation Fund (Fund) received by the entity listed on this form will be used only for expenses that are eligible for reimbursement from the Fund.

  7. The above-named entity certifies that the cost information/documents submitted reflect costs actually incurred.

  8. The above-named entity acknowledges that overpayments or payments in error must be promptly refunded to the Commission.

  9. The above-named entity certifies that it is in full compliance with all statutes, rules, regulations and governmental requirements for which compliance is a prerequisite for obtaining the payments herein requested.

I declare, under penalty of perjury, that I am an authorized representative of the above-named applicant for the Authorization(s) specified above.

John S. Schuele

COO


09/16/2019

Attachments

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