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Notice of Tribal Consultation Meetings

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Notice Of Tribal Consultation Meetings.

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Notice is hereby given of one-day Tribal Consultation Sessions to be heldbetween the Department of the Interior, Office of the Special Trustee for AmericanIndians (DOI/OST) and tribal governments interested in, or currently operating the realestate appraisal services program. The purpose of these consultation sessions is todiscuss ideas in developing new tribal share allocation formulas (TSAFs) to be used toapportion funds to tribes that perform the appraisal program pursuant to 93(the Indian Self-Determination and Education Assistance Act of 1975, as amended) [25U.S.C. 450j-1(a)].

 

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Debbie Meisner, DirectorAdministrative Operations, Office of Appraisal Services at (505) 816-1318 or Debbie_Meisner@ost.doi.gov. Detailed information on the project background, schedule and locations will be posted on the DOI/OST Web site at http:// www.ost.doi.gov.

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The Department of the Interior, Office of theSpecial Trustee for American Indians (DOI/OST) invites tribal government leaders toparticipate in a series of tribal consultation sessions.

Dates and Locations: The tribal consultation sessions will be held on the followingdates and in the following locations:

(1) June 30, 2009 in Oklahoma City, OK.

(2) July 14, 2009 in Rapid City, SD.

(3) July 29, 2009 in Portland, OR.

(4) August 4, 2009 in Billings, MT.

(5) August 18, 2009 in Albuquerque, NM.

The purpose of the consultation sessions is to discuss ideas in developing new tribalshare allocation formulas that will be used to apportion funds for tribes performing, orinterested in performing, the appraisal program pursuant to 93 contractsand compacts. These formulas will ensure uniformity and transparency in determiningtribal shares and funding residual for the inherent federal functions.

A report of each consultation session will be prepared and made available within 90days of the consultation to all tribal governments that currently compact or contract theappraisal program. Tribes wishing to submit written testimony for the consultationreport should send it to Debbie Meisner, Director Administrative Operations, Office ofAppraisal Services at Debbie_Meisner@ost.doi.gov, either prior to the consultationsession or by September 18, 2009. Please note that only written testimony submitted toDOI/OST will be included in the report, as an appendix. Testimony and commentsmade orally will be summarized in the report without attribution, along with topics ofconcern and recommendations.

Dated: June 10, 2009.

Margaret Williams,

Deputy Special Trustee/Trust Accountability.

[FR Doc. E9-14108 Filed 6-15-09; 8:45 am]

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