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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:
33144
Service:
LPD
Call Sign:
KOHA-LD
Channel:
27 (UHF)
File Number:
0000089489
FRN:
0023874712
Eligibility Status:
Eligible
Date Submitted:
06/12/2020

Applicant Information

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Applicant Name, Type, and Contact Information

Applicant Address Phone Email Applicant Type

FLOOD COMMUNICATIONS OF OMAHA, LLC

Doing Business As: FLOOD COMMUNICATIONS OF OMAHA, LLC

MICHAEL FLOOD

214 N. 7TH STREET

NORFOLK, NE 68702

United States

+1 (402) 371-0100 MIKE@NEWSCHANNELNEBRASKA.COM Limited Liability Company

Reimbursement Contact Information

Reimbursement Contact Name and Information

Applicant Address Phone Email

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Preparer Contact Information

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Preparer Contact Name and Information

Applicant Address Phone Email

Matthew H McCormick , Esq .

Fletcher, Heald & Hildreth, PLC

1300 N 17th Street

Suite 1100

Arlington, VA 22209

United States

+1 (703) 812-0400 mccormick@fhhlaw.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. No
Briefly describe transition plan Please see Transition Plan and Reimbursement Request Narrative

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)
Ownership Owned
Is this transmitter currently shared with another station? No
Is this transmitter currently in operating condition? Yes
Existing Transmitter Manufacturer and Type Manufacturer
Model AT72-1K0
Year 2012
Type Solid State
Solid State Cooling Air Cooled
Solid State Power Capacity 1 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? No
Manufacturer
Model EC701HP-BB2
Transmitter Type Solid State
Solid State Cooling Air Cooled
Solid State Power capacity 1.3 kW
Justification for New Transmitter ON MARCH 2017 COMARK RELEASED A SHEET STATING THAT THE AT72-1 SERIES TRANSMITTERS ARE NOT RECOMMENDED FOR RE-CHANNEL DUE TO PARTS AVAILABILITY

Primary Transmitter

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Other Transmitter Costs

Section Question Response
Other Transmitter Costs
Does the transmitter installation require a Transmitter Building Site Survey/Installation? Yes
Electrical Service Service Entrance (3 phases 800A 208V) No
Switchgear (industrial 800 amp) No
Transformer (480V) No
Rigid Conduit and Wiring Yes
Size 1.5 inches
Length 100.0 feet
Other Electrical Service Yes
Description BREAKER DISCONNECT BOX
HVAC Service Does the replacement transmitter require HVAC Service? Yes
Type Cooling Only
Size 5 tons
Transmitter Building Addition/Modification or Leasehold Improvement Does the Transmitter Building require an addition, modification, other leashold improvement? No

Primary Transmitter

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Other Transmitter Cost Not Listed

Information not provided.

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)
Ownership Owned
Is the existing antenna shared with another station or stations? No
Is the existing antenna directional? Yes
Is antenna in operating condition? No
Is antenna located on or in close proximity to an antenna farm? No
Existing Antenna Manufacturer and Type
Mounting Side Mount
Antenna position in stack Not in Stack
Polarization Horizontal
Type Broadband Panel
Number of Stations Supported 1
Number of Panels 12
Design power capacity in use 50.0 %
Lower Limit 674.00 MHz
Upper Limit 680.00 MHz
ERP: 15.0 kW
Manufacturer
Model ATU.08.07.420 - BB U
Year 2012

Primary Antenna

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New Antenna Costs

Section Question Response
New Antenna Description Use Primary (Main)
Change Type Purchase New
Ownership Owned
Is antenna shared? No
Is antenna directional? Yes
Will antenna be located on or in close proximity to an antenna farm? No
New Antenna Manufacturer and Types
Mounting Side Mount
Antenna position in stack Not in Stack
Polarization Elliptical
Type Slotted Coaxial
ERP: 15.0 kW
Manufacturer
Model PSILP-16AW
Year 2020
Justification for New Antenna Old Antenna tuned for operation on pre-transition DTV Channel 48. When removed system found in questionable mechanical condition for permanent reuse. No specific system documentation on antenna available, guessing at Aldena or Belco.

Primary Antenna

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Other Antenna Costs

Section Question Response
Elbow Complex Do you require the separate purchase of the Elbow Complex? No
Side Mount Brackets Do you require the separate purchase of side mount brackets for a high power 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

Primary 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)
Ownership Owned
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 Flexible Foam
Diameter 1 5/8 inches
Number of parallel runs 1
Length 500 feet per run

Primary Transmission Line

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New Transmission Line

Section Question Response
New Transmission Line Costs Use Primary (Main)
Change Type Purchase New
Is this a request for upgraded equipment? No
Type Flexible Foam
Diameter 1 5/8 inches
Number of parallel runs 1
Length 500 feet per run
Justification for New Transmission Line IN ACCORDANCE WITH FCC STAFF INSTRUCTIONS THIS BUDGET HAS BEEN PREPARED FOR THE DISPLACEMENT CP FACILITIES. THE STATION IS OPERATING UNDER STA AT A DIFFERENT SITE AND NO LONGER HAS LEASE ACCESS TO THE LICENSED SITE. OLD LINE INSTALLED AT KFDY.
Interior RF Systems Does the Installation of the Transmission Line require an additional or replacement Inside RF system including switching, patch panels, and dehydrators? Yes

Primary Transmission Line

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Other Transmission Line Expenses Not Listed

Information not provided.

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 Move Equipment
Tower Use Primary (Main)
Ownership Leased
Is this tower consider Complex? No
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? Unknown
Is tower compliant with Rev G? Unknown
Existing Tower Structure Registration Do you have a tower registration number? Yes
ASR Number 1242828
Coordinates (NAD83) Latitude (NAD83) 41° 18' 32.0" N-
Longitude (NAD83) 096° 01' 34.2" W-
Overall Structure Height 1364.81 feet
Support Structure Height 1237.52 feet
Ground Elevation Above Mean Sea Level (AMSL) 1160.75 feet
Structure Type TOWER - Free Standing or Guyed Structure
Tower Owner Hearst Properties Inc.
Date Constructed 11/30/2004

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
53903 KETV DTV
69395 KVNO FM
69686 KXKT FM
47974 KYNE-TV DTV
71411 KISO FM

Primary Tower

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Tower Rigging Costs

Section Question Response
Tower Rigging Costs Complex Tower N/A
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 40
Explanation IT IS ASSUMED THAT SINCE THE LEASE IS NO LONGER IN PLACE THAT A NEW LOCATION IN THE BUILDING WILL BE REQUIRED WITH ASSOCIATED PLANS, ELECTRICAL SERVICE, AIR CONDITION AND PARTITIONS INVOLVING OUTSIDE CONTRACTORS AND MANAGEMENT OF THE PROJECT.
Outside RF consulting Engineering Services Perform engineering study for displacement application Yes
Prepare engineering section of Form FCC Construction Permit Application Yes
For Auxiliary Facility No
For Main Facility Yes
Prepare engineering section of Form FCC License to Cover Application Yes
For Auxiliary Facility No
For Main Facility Yes
Prepare request for Special Temporary Authority Yes
Quantity 7
Prepare Form 601 No
Attorney and Other Outside Consulting Services Prepare and file Form FCC Construction Permit Application Yes
For Auxiliary Facility No
For Main Facility Yes
Prepare and file Form FCC License to Cover Application Yes
For Auxiliary Facility No
For Main Facility Yes
Prepare request for Special Temporary Authority Yes
Quantity 7
Negotiation of Lease and other Matter for Shared Locations No
Prepare or Review FCC Form 399 for Reimbursement Yes
Form 399 assistance or other program management costs Yes
RF Field Engineering Services Comprehensive coverage verification via field study No
RF exposure measurements Yes
Additional Field Engineering Service No

Outside Professional Services Costs

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Other Professional Services Expenses Not Listed

Name Description

Additional Legal Expenses in Connection with Transition

Legal fees for advising station regarding displacement and transition to new channel

Other Expenses

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Section Question Response
AM Pattern Disturbance Is an Impact Study needed? No
Is Remediation needed? No
Permit and Filing Costs FCC Construction Permit Major Change No
FCC Construction Permit Minor Change Yes
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? No
Point to Point Microwave (STL/ICR) Frequency Coordination for Unidirection System No
Frequency Coordination for Bi-Direction System No
New Point to Point Microwave System No

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 $119,250.00 $91,000.00 N/A $0.00 N/A
Total for all systems $384,297.50 $201,935.00 N/A $15,980.00 N/A
Primary Transmitter EC701HP-BB2 $119,250.00 $91,000.00 $0.00
Transmitter Building Site Survey/Installation $10,000.00 $5,000.00 N/A N/A N/A
5 Ton system $20,250.00 $16,000.00 N/A N/A N/A
Other Electrical Service: BREAKER DISCONNECT BOX $3,500.00 $3,500.00 N/A N/A N/A
1.5" Rigid Conduit and Wiring $1,500.00 $1,500.00 N/A N/A N/A
UHF - Air Cooled Solid State Transmitter 1 - 2.5 kW $84,000.00 $65,000.00 N/A N/A N/A

Components

Information not provided.

Cost Information

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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 $25,355.00 $23,500.00 N/A $0.00 N/A
Total for all systems $384,297.50 $201,935.00 N/A $15,980.00 N/A
Primary Antenna PSILP-16AW $25,355.00 $23,500.00 $0.00
Sweep test of transmission line and antenna $5,730.00 $5,000.00 N/A N/A N/A
UHF-Low Power, Side Mount, Slotted Coaxial, 15.0kW input, Elliptical $15,000.00 $15,000.00 N/A N/A N/A
Side Mount antenna brackets $4,625.00 $3,500.00 N/A N/A N/A

Components

Information not provided.

Cost Information

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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 $15,000.00 $15,000.00 N/A $0.00 N/A
Total for all systems $384,297.50 $201,935.00 N/A $15,980.00 N/A
Primary Transmission Line $15,000.00 $15,000.00 $0.00
Flexible Foam Transmission Line - dielectric, 1 5/8" $12,000.00 $12,000.00 N/A N/A N/A
Interior RF Systems: Inside RF system including switching, patch panels and dehydrators $3,000.00 $3,000.00 N/A N/A N/A

Components

Information not provided.

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 $157,750.00 $15,000.00 N/A $0.00 N/A
Total for all systems $384,297.50 $201,935.00 N/A $15,980.00 N/A
Primary Tower TOWER $157,750.00 $15,000.00 $0.00
Tower Rigging Tall Tower (greater than 500') $157,750.00 $15,000.00 N/A N/A N/A

Components

Information not provided.

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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 $59,192.50 $48,820.00 N/A $15,010.00 N/A
Total for all systems $384,297.50 $201,935.00 N/A $15,980.00 N/A
Outside Professional Services $59,192.50 $48,820.00 $15,010.00
RF Exposure Measurements $12,100.00 $2,500.00 N/A N/A N/A
Attorney Fees - Prepare and File request for Special Temporary Authorization $15,645.00 $13,410.00 N/A $5,377.50 N/A
Attorney Fees -Prepare and File FCC Form 2100 (main), License to Cover Application $1,577.50 $1,577.50 N/A N/A N/A
Attorney Fees - Prepare and File FCC Form 2100 (main), Construction Permit Application $3,025.00 $2,697.50 N/A $2,697.50 N/A
Prepare engineering section of FCC Form 2100 (main), License to Cover Application $1,052.50 $1,052.50 N/A N/A N/A
Perform engineering study for displacement application $1,800.00 $1,800.00 N/A N/A N/A
Form 399 assistance or other Program Management costs $4,000.00 $4,000.00 N/A $2,162.50 N/A
Prepare/ Review 399 reimbursement form $1,710.00 $5,000.00 Form more complicated and time-consuming than initially expected $2,787.50 N/A
Project management of the transition $4,220.00 $4,000.00 N/A N/A N/A
Additional Legal Expenses in Connection with Transition $3,000.00 $3,000.00 N/A $1,985.00 N/A
Prepare engineering section of FCC Form 2100 (main), Construction Permit Application $2,102.50 $2,102.50 N/A N/A N/A
Prepare request for Special Temporary Authorization $8,960.00 $7,680.00 N/A N/A N/A

Components

Actual Information Description File Name
RF Exposure Measurements Information not provided.
Attorney Fees - Prepare and File request for Special Temporary Authorization

Component Description:
Legal fees for advising station and preparing and filing requests for Special Temporary Authority
Amount:
$4,790.00

Component Description:
Legal fees associated with the preparation and filing of Request for Special Temporary Authority
Amount:
$587.50
Attorney Fees -Prepare and File FCC Form 2100 (main), License to Cover Application Information not provided.
Attorney Fees - Prepare and File FCC Form 2100 (main), Construction Permit Application

Component Description:
Legal fees for advising station regarding and preparing and filing Form 2100-CP Displacement Application
Amount:
$2,697.50
Prepare engineering section of FCC Form 2100 (main), License to Cover Application Information not provided.
Perform engineering study for displacement application Information not provided.
Form 399 assistance or other Program Management costs

Component Description:
Legal fees associated with Form 399 assistance or other Program Management costs
Amount:
$2,162.50
Prepare/ Review 399 reimbursement form

Component Description:
Legal fees for the preparation and filing of Form 399
Amount:
$2,700.00

Component Description:
Legal fees for advising station and preparing and filing Form 399
Amount:
$87.50
Project management of the transition Information not provided.
Additional Legal Expenses in Connection with Transition

Component Description:
Legal fees for advising station regarding displacement and transition to new channel
Amount:
$1,985.00
Prepare engineering section of FCC Form 2100 (main), Construction Permit Application Information not provided.
Prepare request for Special Temporary Authorization Information not provided.

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 $7,750.00 $8,615.00 N/A $970.00 N/A
Total for all systems $384,297.50 $201,935.00 N/A $15,980.00 N/A
Other Expenses $7,750.00 $8,615.00 $970.00
Equipment Delivery and Handling Charges $3,500.00 $3,500.00 N/A N/A N/A
FCC Filing Fees - Special Temporary Authorization request $305.00 $1,170.00 6 feeable STA requests $970.00 N/A
Disposal Costs (for equipment and other waste, net of any salvage value) $2,500.00 $2,500.00 N/A N/A N/A
FCC Filing Fees - Form 2100 license to cover application $335.00 $335.00 N/A N/A N/A
FCC Filing Fees - Form 2100 minor change CP application $1,110.00 $1,110.00 N/A N/A N/A

Components

Actual Information Description File Name
Equipment Delivery and Handling Charges Information not provided.
FCC Filing Fees - Special Temporary Authorization request

Component Description:
STA Filing Fee
Amount:
$190.00

Component Description:
Filing fee for STA Extension Request.
Amount:
$200.00

Component Description:
STA Filing Fee
Amount:
$200.00

Component Description:
STA Filing Fee
Amount:
$190.00

Component Description:
STA Filing Fee
Amount:
$190.00
Disposal Costs (for equipment and other waste, net of any salvage value) Information not provided.
FCC Filing Fees - Form 2100 license to cover application Information not provided.
FCC Filing Fees - Form 2100 minor change CP application Information not provided.

Cost Information

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Grand Total

Predetermined
Cost Estimate
Estimated Cost Actual Cost
Total for all systems $384,297.50 $201,935.00 $15,980.00

Reimbursement Status

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Question Response
The facility has ceased operating on its pre-auction channel. Yes
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.

Michael Flood

Managing Member


06/12/2020

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