Table of Contents
Introduction to the Programmatic Agreement Tool Kit
Why a tool kit on programmatic agreements?
How to use this tool kit
Acronyms and Abbreviations
What is a Programmatic Agreement
What is a programmatic agreement?
How are PAs used?
Why would I want to do this?
If it’s really that good, can it be legal?
OK, I’m sold; what do I do next?
Principles of Developing a PA
Focus on the Resources, NOT the Process
A PA Requires Trust and Cooperation Among the Parties
Management has a Critical Role
Be Prepared to Dedicate Sufficient Resources and Time
Public Participation is Critical
Steps in Developing a PA
Identify the purpose and goals of the PA
Consider and evaluate relationships among the potential partners
Create the initial design of the PA
Consult and negotiate
Draft, execute, and implement the PA
Writing the PA
What are the parts?
Clarity and simplicity
Responsibilities of the parties
Training, staffing, and performance standards
Supporting Materials for Programmatic Agreements
What is included in supporting materials?
Developing supporting materials
Other Useful Stuff
Standard PA language
Examples of Supporting Materials
Helpful Websites and Other Sources
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