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Announcement of Funding Awards for the Indian Community Development Block Grant Program for Fiscal Year 2008

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Office of Native American Programs, Office of Public and Indian Housing, HUD.


Announcement of funding awards.


In accordance with Section 102(a)(4)(C) of the Department of Housing and Urban Development Reform Act of 1989, this announcement notifies the public of funding decisions made by the Department in a competition for funding under the Fiscal Year 2008 (FY 2008) Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) for the Indian Community Development Block Grant (ICDBG) Program. This announcement contains the consolidated names and addresses of this year's award recipients under the ICDBG.

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For questions concerning the ICDBG Program awards, contact the Area Office of Native American Programs (ONAP) serving your area or Deborah M. Lalancette, Office of Native American Programs, 1670 Broadway, 23rd Floor, Denver, CO 80202, telephone (303) 675-1600. Hearing or speech-impaired individuals may access this number via TTY by calling the toll-free Federal Information Relay Service at (800) 877-8339.

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This program provides grants to Indian tribes and Alaska Native Villages to develop viable Indian and Alaska Native communities, including the creation of decent housing, suitable living environments, and economic opportunities primarily for persons with low and moderate incomes as defined in 24 CFR 1003.4.

The FY 2008 awards announced in this Notice were selected for funding in a competition announced in a NOFA published in the Federal Register on May 12, 2008, (73 FR 27047). Applications were scored and selected for funding based on the selection criteria in that notice and Area ONAP geographic jurisdictional competitions.

The amount appropriated in FY 2008 to fund the ICDBG was $62,000,000. $3,960,000 of this amount was retained to fund imminent threat grants in FY2008. In addition, a total of $3,332,433 in carryover funds from prior years was also available. The allocations for the Area ONAP geographic jurisdictions, including carryover, are as follows:

Southern Plains12,832,443
Northern Plains9,038,717

In accordance with Section 102 (a)(4)(C) of the Department of Housing and Urban Development Reform Act of 1989 (103 Stat.1987, 42 U.S.C. 3545), the Department is publishing the names, addresses, and amounts of the 83 awards made under the various regional competitions in Appendix A to this document.

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Dated: April 9, 2009.

Paula O. Blunt,

General Deputy Assistant Secretary for Public and Indian Housing.

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FY 2008 ICDBG Awards

Name of applicantAmount fundedActivity fundedProject description
Absentee-Shawnee Tribe of Oklahoma, Scott Miller, Governor, 2025 S. Gordon Cooper Dr., Shawnee, OK 74801, (405) 275-4030$596,500Public Facility—InfrastructureConstruct water tower, drill water well and lay connecting water and sewer lines to IHS Medical Facility.
Ak-Chin Indian Community, Delia Carlyle, Chairman, 42507 W. Peters and Nall Rd., Maricopa, AZ 85239, (520) 568-1000605,000Public Facility—Community, CenterConstruction of solar array.
Akiachak Native Community, George Peter, President, P.O. Box 70, Akiachak, AK 99551, (907) 825-4626600,000Public Facility—Community CenterConstruct ANC Head Start building.
Aleknagik Traditional Council, Wassillie Ilutsik, President, P.O. Box 115, Aleknagik, AK 99555, (907) 842-2080600,000Housing—New ConstructionConstruct 6 homes.
Arctic Village, Margorie Gemmill, Chief, P.O. Box 22069, Arctic Village, AK 99722, (907) 587-5523335,000Housing—New ConstructionConstruct 2 homes.
Bear River Band of Rohnerville Rancheria, Leonard Bowman, Tribal Chairperson, 27 Bear River Dr., Loleta, CA 95551, (707) 733-1900605,000Housing—New ConstructionConstruct 4 new single family modular housing units.
Bishop Paiute Tribe, Bruce Klein, Grant Writer, 50 Tu Su Lane, Bishop, CA 93514, (760) 873-3584605,000Public Facility—InfrastructureWater system reconstruction.
Cherokee Nation, Chadwick Smith, Principal Chief, P.O. Box 948, Tahlequah, OK 74465, (918) 456-0671800,000Public Facility—Infrastructure and Public Service ProjectWater line installation—20 miles and youth projects.
Chickasaw Nation, Jenny Trett, Chief Financial Administrator, P.O. Box 1548, Ada, OK 74821, (580) 436-7274800,000Public Facility—Community CenterConstruct Science and Technology Academy.
Chilkoot Indian Association, Gregory Stuckey, Tribal Administrator, P.O. Box 490, Haines, AK 99827, (907) 766-2323600,000Housing RehabilitationRehabilitate 30 homes for energy efficiency and 25 homes for health and safety.
Chippewa Cree Tribe, John Houle, Tribal Chairperson, P.O. Box 544, Box Elder, MT 59521, (406) 395-5705900,000Housing—New ConstructionConstruct 9 ADA disabled/elderly units for low-income residents.
Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma, Gregory Pyle, Chief, P. O. Drawer 1210, Durant, OK 74702, (580) 924-8280800,000Economic DevelopmentConstruct Idabel Travel Plaza.
Citizen Potawatomi Nation, John Barrett, Tribal Chairman, 1601 S. Gordon Cooper Dr., Shawnee, OK 74801, (405) 275-3121800,000Public Facility—Community CenterConstruct health systems professional services annex.
Cocopah Indian Tribe, Dr. Michael Reed, PhD, Chief Executive Officer, County 15th Street & Avenue G, Somerton, AZ 85350, (928) 627-8863605,000Housing RehabilitationRehabilitate 12 rental units.
Coeur D'Alene Tribe, J. Allen, Tribal Chairman, P.O. Box 408, Plummer, ID 83851, (208) 686-1800500,000Public Facilities—InfrastructureDevelop infrastructure for a planned 20 unit housing development.
Confederated Salish and, Kootenai Tribes, James Steele, Jr., Tribal Council Chairman, P.O. Box 278, Pablo, MT 59855, (406) 675-2700952,717Public Facilities— Special NeedsExpand a transitional living center.
Confederated Tribes of the Siletz Indians, Brenda Bremner, General, Manager 201 SE Swan Avenue Siletz, OR 97380, (541) 444-2532500,000Public Facilities—InfrastructureDevelop infrastructure improvements for a planned 10 unit housing development.
Confederated Tribes of the Grand Ronde Community of Oregon, Cheryle Kennedy, Tribal, Council Chairwoman, 9615 Grand Ronde Road, Grand Ronde, OR 97347, (503) 879-2304500,000Public Facilities—InfrastructureDesign, construct and equip a 1,898 sq. ft. addition to the dental wing of the Tribe's current Health Center.
Crow Tribe of Indians, Carl Venne, Tribal Chairman, P.O. Box 159, Crow Agency, MT 59022, (406) 638-37151,100,000Housing Rehabilitation and Public Facilities—InfrastructureRehabilitate 25 homes and improve water and wastewater infrastructure.
Delaware Nation-Western, Rochelle Jurado, Interim Executive Director, P.O. Box 825, Anadarko, OK 73005, (405) 247-2448238,225Housing RehabilitationRehabilitate. 30 single family homes.
Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians of North Carolina, Michell Hicks, Principal Chief, P.O. Box 455, Cherokee, NC 28719, (828) 497-7002447,187Public Facility—InfrastructureSewer line upgrade.
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Eastern Shawnee Tribe of Oklahoma, Sherry Rackliff, Consultant, 127 West Oneida, Seneca, MO 64865, (918) 914-1121800,000Public Facility—Community CenterConstruct Wellness Center.
Eastern Shoshone Tribe, Willie Noseep, Council Member, P.O. Box 538, Fort Washakie, WY 82514, (307) 332-35321,100,000Public Facilities— Infrastructure and Public Facilities—Community CenterExpand a multi-purpose community center and install sewer line extension.
Grand Portage Reservation Tribal Council, Norm Deschampe, Tribal Chairman, P.O. Box 428, Grand Portage, MN 55605, (218) 475-2844600,000Public Facility—Community CenterConstruct Grand Portage Headstart and Daycare Center Project.
Gulkana Village Council, Roy Ewan, President, 210 D Street, Gulkana, AK 99586, (907) 822-4545600,000Housing—New ConstructionConstruct 3 homes.
Hannahville Indian Community, Kenneth Meshigaud, Tribal Chairperson, N14911 Hannahville B1 Rd., Wilson, MI 49896, (906) 466-2932600,000Public Facility—InfrastructureDevelop Deer Ridge Subdivision Infrastructure.
Ho-Chunk Nation, Wilfrid Cleveland, President, W9814 Airport Rd., Black River Falls, WI 54615, (715) 284-7762600,000Public Facility—Community CenterConstruct Children's Learning Village—Montessori Childcare Development Project.
Hualapai Indian Tribe, Wilford Whatoname Sr., Chairman, P.O. Box 179, Peach Springs, AZ 86434, (928) 769-2216825,000Public Facility—Special NeedsConstruct health programs building.
Iipay Nation of Santa Ysabel, Johnny Hernandez, Tribal Chairman, P.O, Box 130, Santa Ysabel, CA 92070, (760) 765-0845605,000Housing—New ConstructionConstruct 5 new homeownership units.
Keeweenaw Bay Indian Community, Warren Swartz, Jr., President, 16429 Beartown Rd., Baraga MI 49908, (906) 353-6623600,000Public Facility—Community CenterConstruct early childhood education center.
Lac Courte Oreilles Band of Lake Superior Chippewa, Louis Taylor, Tribal Chairman, 13394 W. Trepania Rd., Hayward, WI 54843, (715) 634-8934600,000Public Facility—InfrastructureWilliams Infrastructure Development.
Lac du Flambeau Band of Lake Superior Chippewa, Victoria A. Doud, Tribal President, P.O. Box 67, Lac du Flambeau, WI 54538, (715) 588-3300600,000Public Facility—Community CenterConstruct Lac du Flambeau Natural Resource Green Complex.
Laguna Housing Development, William Sommers, Executive Director, P.O. Box 178, Laguna, NM 87026, (505) 552-6430825,000Housing RehabilitationRehabilitate 52 scattered site homes.
Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe, Arthur LaRose, Chairman, 115 Sixth St. NW, Suite E, Cass Lake, MN 56633, (218) 335-8200600,000Public Facility—Community CenterModernization of the community facilities building.
Los Coyotes Band of Cahuilla and Cupeno Indians, Diane McHenry, Grant Writer, P.O. Box 189, Warner Springs, CA 92086, (760) 432-6667605,000Housing—New ConstructionConstruct 5 new/manufactured housing units.
Lower Brule Sioux Tribe, Michael Jandreau, Tribal Chairman, 187 Oyate Circle, Lower Brule, SD 57548, (605) 473-5561900,000Housing RehabilitationRehabilitate 29 homes.
Lower Elwha Klallam Tribe, Frances Charles, Tribal Chairwoman, 2851 Lower Elwha Rd., Port Angeles, WA 98363, (360) 452-8471257,000Public Facilities—InfrastructureDesign and construct the infrastructure portion of a 7,500 square foot Head Start Facility.
Manzanita Band of Mission Indians, Honorable Leroy J. Elliott, Tribal Chairman, P.O. Box 1302, 6 Old Mine Road, Boulevard, CA 91905, (619) 766-4930605,000Housing RehabilitationRehabilitation of 19 homeowner units.
Mechoopda Indian Tribe of Chico Rancheria, Ryan Heath Browning, Executive Director, 125 Mission Ranch Blvd., Chico, CA 95926, (530) 343-4048442,285New Housing AcquisitionAcquisition of 4-plex apartment building for low-income rental units.
Menominee Indian Tribe of Wisconsin, Lisa Waukau, Chairman, P.O. Box 910, Keshena, WI 54135, (715) 799-5113600,000Housing RehabilitationDevelop MITW Wood Stove Project.
Mescalero Apache Housing Authority, Timothy Horan, Executive Director, P.O. Box 227, Mescalero, NM 88340, (575) 464-9221825,000Housing RehabilitationRehabilitate 23 rental and homeownership units on scattered sites.
Metlakatla Indian Community Housing Authority, Karl Cook, Chairman, P.O. Box 8, Metlakatla, AK 99926, (907) 886-6500600,000Public Facilities—InfrastructureSewer and water installation for housing.
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Miami Tribe of Oklahoma, Thomas Gamble, Chief, P.O. Box 1326, Miami, OK 74355, (918) 542-1445799,008Housing RehabilitationRehabilitate 21 homes to be energy efficient for low to moderate income families.
Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians, Beasley Denson, Miko (Tribal Chief), P.O. Box 6010, Choctaw, MS 39350, (601) 656-1501600,000Housing RehabilitationRehabilitation of housing units occupied by elderly, handicapped and low to moderate income families.
Nambe Pueblo Housing Entity, Christine A. Brock, Executive Director, P.O. Box 3456, Santa Fe, NM 87501, (505) 455-0158605,000Public Facilities—InfrastructureDevelop infrastructure for Public Facilities (Buffalo Range Subdivision).
Native Village of Gakona, Darin Gene, President, 101 School Road, Gakona, AK 99586, (907) 822-5777600,000Housing—New ConstructionConstruct 3 affordable homes.
Navajo Nation, Patrick Dalgai, Field Supervisor, P.O. Box 2365, Window Rock, AZ 86515, (928) 871-65395,500,000Public Facilities—InfrastructureConstruct Powerline Extensions: Tsaile/Wheatfields; Tolani Lake/Leupp; Shonto; Rock Point; Kaibeto; Indian Wells—Wood Chop Mesa; Garnet Ridge Phase III; Dennehotso; Oljato—Douglas Mess—Phase IV; Kinlichee—South/Phase I; Inscription House; Chinile.
Nikolski IRA Council, Arnold Dushkin, President, P.O. Box 105, Nikolski, AK 99638, (907) 576-2225586,548Housing RehabilitationRehabilitate 12 homes for drainage/foundation and 16 homes for septic upgrade.
Native Village of Noatak, Joseph Luther, President, P.O. Box 89, Noatak, AK 99761, (907) 485-2172600,000Housing RehabilitationRehabilitate 15-20 homes for energy efficiency, health and safety.
Noorvik Native Community, Wilbur Howarth, President, P.O. Box 209, Noorvik, AK 99763, (907) 636-2144600,000Housing RehabilitationRehabilitate 15-20 homes for energy efficiency, health and safety.
North Fork Rancheria of Mono Indians of California, Clarissa Joseph, Administrative Assistant, P.O. Box 929, North Fork, CA 93643, (559) 877-7360480,050Housing—New ConstructionConstruction of energy efficient housing for elderly.
Northern Cheyenne, Tribal Housing Authority, Lafe Haugen, Executive Director, P.O. Box 327, Lame Deer, MT 59043, (406) 477-6419900,000Housing RehabilitationRehabilitate 29 homes.
Nottawaseppi Huron Band of Potawatomi, Laura Spur, Tribal Chairperson, 2221 11/2 Mile Rd., Fulton, MI 49052, (269) 729-5151482,703Public Facility—InfrastructureConstruction of privately owned utilities.
Ohkay Owingeh Housing Authority, Tomasita Duran, Executive Director, P.O. Box 1059, Ohkay Owingeh, NM 87566, (505) 852-0189605,000Housing RehabilitationRehabilitate 10 historic units (Pueblos).
Ottawa Tribe of Oklahoma, John Ballard, Chief, 13 S. 69A, Miami, OK 74354, (918) 540-1536800,000Housing RehabilitationRehabilitate 21 single family homes.
Pascua Yaqui Peter Yucupicio, Chairman, 7474 S. Camino de Oeste, Tucson, AZ 85757, (520) 883-50102,200,000Public Facility—Community CenterCommunity Park (Pascua Yaqui Pueblo Park).
Pawnee Nation of Oklahoma, George Howell, President, P.O. Box 470, Pawnee, OK 74058, (918) 762-8104800,000Public Facility—Community CenterConstruct cultural learning center and renovation project.
Ponca Tribe of Indians of Oklahoma, Earl Howe III, Chairman, 20 White Eagle Dr., Ponca City, OK 74601, (580) 762-8104799,949Public Facility—Community CenterPonca Tribal Clinic improvement project.
Pueblo of Isleta, J. Robert Benavides, Governor, P.O. Box 1270, Bosque Farms, NM 87022, (505) 869-3111825,000Public Facility—Special NeedsConstruct educational complex.
Pueblo of San Felipe, Ronald Tenorio, Governor, P.O. Box 4339, San Felipe Pueblo, NM 87001, (505) 867-3381825,000Housing RehabilitationRehabilitate 17 single family units.
Quapaw Tribe of Oklahoma, Donna Mercer, Tribal Administrator, 5681 S. 630 Road, Quapaw, OK 74363, (918) 542-1853799,443Public Facility—Community CenterConstruct tribal EMS ambulance services facility.
Quechan Tribally Designated Housing Entity, Tad Zavodsky, Tenant Relations Officer, 1860 West Sapphire Lane, Winterhaven, CA 92283, (760) 572-0243825,000Public Facilities—InfrastructureRoad and sidewalk improvements for 42 unit housing subdivision.
Quileute Housing Authority, Brook Kristovich, Executive Director, P.O. Box 159, LaPush, WA 98350, (360) 374-9719500,000Housing—New ConstructionConstruct 4 handicap accessible 3-bedroom homes on the Quileute Reservation.
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Rosebud Sioux Tribe, Rodney Bordeaux, Tribal President, P.O. Box 430, Rosebud, SD 57570, (605) 747-23811,100,000Public Facilities—InfrastructureConstruct a new wastewater lagoon system.
Santee Sioux Housing Authority, Warren Mackey, Housing Authority Director, 207 His Red Nation, Niobrara, NE 68760, (402) 857-2656286,000Public Facilities—Community CenterConstruct a new office facility.
Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians of Michigan, Darwin J. McCoy, Chairman, 523 Ashmun St., Sault Ste. Marie, MI 49783, (906) 635-6050600,000Housing Rehabilitation and Public Facility—InfrastructureHousing Rehabilitation—Sault Ste Marie and water line replacement—St. Ignace.
Scotts Valley Band of Pomo Indians, Joel Larson, Housing Authority Director, 301 Industrial Avenue, Lakeport, CA 95453, (707) 263-4220600,500Homeownership—Homebuyer AssistanceHomeownership Down Payment Assistance for 5 families.
Seneca-Cayuga Tribe, Flora Elmore, Government Specialist, P.O. Box 1283, Miami, OK 74355, (866) 787-5452799,317Public Facility—Community CenterConstruction of a substance abuse treatment center.
Shawnee Tribe, Ronald Sparkman, Chairman, 29 South Highway 69A, Miami, OK 74355, (918) 542-2441800,000Housing RehabilitationRehabilitate 23 low and moderate income single family homes.
Shoalwater Bay Indian Tribe, Charlene Nelson, Tribal Chairperson, P.O. Box 130, Tokeland, WA 98590, (360) 267-8168500,000Economic DevelopmentDesign and construct a 2,400 square foot Gas Station and Convenience Store.
Skokomish Indian Tribe, John Pavel, Tribal Chairman, North 80 Tribal Center Rd., Shelton, WA 98584, (360) 426-4232500,000Housing RehabilitationRehabilitate 55 existing housing units owned and operated by the Skokomish Tribe's housing department.
Smith River Rancheria, Mr. Russ Crabtree, Tribal Administrator, 140 Rowdy Creek Road, Smith River, CA 95567, (707) 487-9255605,000Public Facility—InfrastructureWater and Sewer Line Extensions for housing units.
St. Regis Band of Mohawk Indians of New York, Barbara Lazore, Tribal Chief, 412 State Route 37, Akwesasne, NY 13655, (518) 358-2272600,000Public Facility—InfrastructurePhase I—Sewer Expansion.
Susanville Indian Rancheria, Stacy Dixon, Tribal Chairman, 745 Joaquin Street, Susanville, CA 96130, (530) 257-6264605,000Public Facility—Community CenterBuild wellness/fitness center project.
United Keetoowah Band of Cherokee Indians, George Wickliffe, Chief, P.O. Box 746, Tahlequah, OK 74465, (918) 431-1818800,000Public Facility—Community CenterExpansion of community services center.
Utah Paiute Housing Authority, Jessie Laggis, Executive Director, 665 North, 100 East Cedar City, UT 84720, (435) 586-1122900,000Housing RehabilitationRehabilitate 22 homes.
Ute Mountain Ute Tribe, Ernest House, Sr., Tribal Chairman, P.O. Box 52, Towaoc, CO 81334, (970) 565-3751900,000Public Facility—InfrastructureConstruct a wastewater lagoon treatment facility.
Village of Venetie, Ernest Erick, 1st Chief, P.O. Box 81119, Venetie, AK 99781, (907) 849-8212360,000Housing—New ConstructionConstruct 2 homes.
White Earth Band Reservation Tribal Council, Michael Triplett, Planner, 26246 Crane Rd., White Earth, MN 56591, (218) 983-3285600,000Public Facility—Community CenterHealth Building Renovation.
Wichita & Affiliated Tribes, Gary McAdams, Tribal President, P.O. Box 729, Anadarko, OK 73005, (405) 247-2425800,000Economic DevelopmentConstruct Wichita Travel Plaza.
Wyandotte Nation, Ronald Kaiser, Planning Director, 64700 E. Highway 60, Wyandotte, OK 74370\(918) 678-2297800,000Public Facility—Community CenterConstruct community facility multi-purpose wellness center.
Yakutat Tlingit Tribe, Victoria Demmert, President, P.O. Box 418, Yakutat, AK 99689, (907) 780-3158600,000Public Facility—Community CenterConstruct community senior center.
Yerington Paiute Tribe, Lee Shaw, Development Coordinator, 171 Campbell Lane, Yerington, NV 89447, (775) 463-2225605,000Public Facility—InfrastructureBuild infrastructure to support 8 new units of housing.
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[FR Doc. E9-9682 Filed 4-28-09; 8:45 am]