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Announcement of Funding Awards for the Indian Community Development Block Grant Program for Fiscal Year 2009

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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 2009 (FY 2009) 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 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 2009 awards announced in this Notice were selected for funding in a competition posted on HUD's Web site on May 29, 2009 (​portal/​page/​portal/​HUD/​program_​offices/​administration/​grants/​fundsavail). 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 2009 to fund the ICDBG was $65,000,000. Of this amount $3,960,000 of this amount was retained to fund imminent threat grants in FY 2009. In addition, a total of $2,076,159 in carryover funds from prior years was also available. The allocations for the Area ONAP geographic jurisdictions, including carryover, are as follows:

Northern Plains9,194,667
Southern Plains13,734,388

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: May 4, 2010.

Sandra B. Henriquez,

Assistant Secretary for Public and Indian Housing.

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Appendix A

Name of applicantAmount fundedActivity fundedProject description
Alabama—Quassarte Tribal Town, Tarpie Yargee, Chief, P.O. Box 187, Wetumka, OK, (405) 452-3987$797,305Public Facility—Community CenterConstruction of a senior center.
Apsaalooke (Crow) Nation, Cedric Black Eagle, Chairperson, P.O. Box 159, Crow Agency, MT 59022, (406) 638-37171,100,000Public Facility—InfrastructureP3a wastewater collection system.
Bear River Band of Rohnerville, Rancheria, Leonard Bowman, Chairman, 27 Bear River Drive, Loleta, CA 95551, (707) 733-1900605,000Housing—New ConstructionThree units of single family homeownership.
Big Valley Tribe of Pomo Indians, Valentino Jack, Chairperson, 2726 Mission Rancheria Road, Lakeport, CA 95453, (707) 263-3924605,000Public Facility—InfrastructureInfrastructure for 11 housing units—new construction.
Cahuilla Band of Mission Indians, Luther Salgado, Chairperson, P.O. Box 391760, Anza, CA 92539, (909) 763-5549605,000Housing—New ConstructionFive units (either stick built or manufactured).
Chemehuevi Indian Tribe, Charles Wood, Chairperson, P.O. Box 1976, Havasu Lake, CA 92363, (760) 858-4219605,000Public Facility—InfrastructureWater and wastewater systems renovation.
Cherokee Nation, Chad Smith, Principal Chief, P.O. Box 948, Tahlequah, OK 74465, (918) 456-0671750,000Public Facility—Community CenterNowata Food/Senior Nutrition Center.
Chickasaw Nation, Bill Anoatubby, Governor, P.O. Box 1548, Ada, OK 74821, (580) 436-2603800,000Public Facility—Community CenterChickasaw Nation Head Start Expansion Project.
Chippewa-Cree Tribe of the Rocky Boy Reservation, Donna Sue Hay, Executive Director, RR1 Box 544, Box Elder, MT 59521, (406) 395-5705900,000Housing RehabilitationAt least 24 single family 3-bedroom units.
Choctaw Nation, Gregory E. Pyle, Chief, P.O. Drawer 1210, Durant, OK 74702, (580) 924-8280800,000Economic DevelopmentConstruction of a new building to house an economic development project.
Cocopah Indian Tribe, Sherry Cordova, Chairperson, County 15, Avenue G, Somerton, AZ 85350, (928) 627-2514605,000Housing Rehabilitation17 units of housing rehabilitation.
Confederated Tribe of Coos, Lower Umpqua & Siuslow Indians, Francis Somday, Tribal Administrator, 1245 Fulton Ave, Coos Bay, OR 97420, 1-888-280-0726500,000OtherDemolition of existing buildings at Coos Head Site.
Confederated Tribes of the Grand Ronde, Cheryl Kennedy, Tribal Chairperson, 9615 Grand Ronde, Grand Ronde, OR 97420, (503) 879-5211325,000Public Facility—Community Center2890 sq. ft. library addition.
Cook Inlet Tribal Council, Inc., Gloria O'Neill, President, 3600 San Jeronimo Drive, Anchorage, AK 99508, (907) 793-340190,000HomeownershipHomebuyer assistance.
Delaware Tribe of Indians, Jerry Douglas, Chief, 170 N.E. Barbara Ave, Bartlesville, OK 74354, (918) 336-5272800,000Public Facility—Community CenterAddition to resource & education care center.
Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians of NC, Michelle Hicks, Principal Chief, P.O. Box 455, Cherokee, NC 28719, (828) 497-7002487,500Public Facility—Special NeedsAlzheimer's unit at Tsali Care Center.
Eastern Shawnee Tribe of OK, Glenna Wallace, Chief, P.O. Box 350, Seneca, MO 64865, (918) 666-2435800,000Public Facility—Community CenterActivity center with a gymnasium and classroom with computer labs.
Ely Shoshone Tribe, Alvin Marques, Chairperson, 16 Shoshone Circle, Ely, NV 89301, (775) 289-3013297,279Housing RehabilitationSeven units of housing rehabilitation for the elderly using Energy Star appliances.
Gila River Health Care Corporation, Pam Thompson, Chief Operating Officer, PO Box 38, Sacaton, AZ 85247, (602) 528-13972,750,000Public Facility—Community CenterMemorial—Hospital facility.
Grand Portage Reservation Tribal Council, Norman Deschampe, Chairperson, P.O. Box 428, Grand Portage, MN 55605, (218) 475-2277600,000Public Facility—InfrastructureHuman Services Center rehabilitation.
Grand Traverse Band of Ottawa and Chippewa Indians, Jane A. Rohl, Tribal Manager, 2605 NW Bay Shore Drive, Suttons Bay, MI 49682, (213) 534-7136600,000Public Facility—Community CenterMedical Lodge renovations.
Hannahville Indian Community, Kenneth Meshigaud, Chairperson, N14911 Hannahville B1 Road, Wilson, MI 49896, (906) 466-2932550,500Housing RehabilitationHousing rehabilitation.
Houlton Band of Maliseet Indians, Brenda Commander, Chief, 88 Bell Road, Littleton, ME 04730, (207) 532-4273600,000Public Facility—Community CenterHealth clinic.
Hualapai Indian Tribe, Wilfred Whatoname, Sr., Chairman, P.O. Box 19, Peach Springs, AZ, (928) 769-2216825,000Public Facility—Community CenterChild care center.
Hughes Village, Wilmer Beetus, First Chief, P.O. Box 45029, Hughes, AK 99745, (907) 889-2239600,000Housing—New ConstructionTwo single-family homes.
Igiugig Village, Dallia Andrew, President, P.O. Box 4008, Igugig, AK 99613, (907) 533-3211600,000Public Facility—Special NeedsConstruction of a new health clinic.
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Keweenah Bay Indian Community, Susan LeFernier, Vice President, 107 Beartown Road, Baraga, MI 49908, (906) 353-4168600,000Public Facility—Community CenterGas station-convenience store.
Kickapoo Tribe of OK, Marilyn Winsea, Chairwoman, P.O. Box 70, McLoud, OK 74851, (405) 964-2075779,700Housing RehabilitationKickapoo green rehabilitation housing project.
Klamath Indian Tribe, Joseph Kirk, Tribal Chairperson, P.O. Box 436, Chiloquin, OR 97624, (541) 783-2219500,000Public Facility—Community CenterCommunity center.
Lac du Flambeau Band of Chippewa, Dee Mayo for Carl Edwards, President, P.O. Box 67, Lac Du Flambeau, WI 54538, (715) 588-3303600,000Public Facility—Community CenterDental clinic addition.
Lower Brule Sioux Tribe, Jeannie M. Smith, Executive Director, 187 Oyate Circle, Lower Brule, SD 57548, (605) 473-5561900,000Housing—New ConstructionSeven detached single family homes.
Lummi Nation Housing Authority, Jacqueline Ballew, LHA Chairperson, 2828 Kwina Road, Bellingham, WA 98226, (360) 312-8407500,000Public Facility—InfrastructureRoads and infrastructure for 14 unit subdivision.
Makah Tribe, Micah McCarty, Vice-Chairman, P.O. Box 115, Neah Bay, WA 98357, (360) 645-2201500,000Housing RehabilitationHousing rehabilitation on 25-30 homes.
McGrath Native Village, Carolyn Vanderpool, 1st Chief, P.O. 134, McGrath, AK 99627, (907) 524-3024600,000Public Facility—InfrastructureMcGrath multi-purpose community service center.
Mechoopda Tribe of Chico Rancheria, Dennis Ramirez, Chairperson, 125 Mission Ranch Boulevard, Chico, CA 95926, (530) 899-8922605,000Housing—New Construction and Public ServicesPublic service and new housing construction.
Mentasta Traditional Council, Nora David, President, P.O. Box 6019, Mentasta Lake, AK 99780, (907) 291-2319600,000Housing—New ConstructionThree single family homes.
Mescalero Apache Housing Authority, Alvin Benally, Executive Director, P.O. Box 227, Mescalero, NM 88340, (575) 464-4494825,000Housing RehabilitationHousing rehabilitation.
Miami Tribe of OK, Tom Gamble, Chief, P.O. Box 1326, Miami, OK 74355, (918) 542-1445794,574Public Facility—Community CenterDental and optometry health facility.
Modoc Tribe, Bill G. Follis, Chief, 515 G SE Street, Miami, OK 74354, (918) 542-1190787,286Public Facility—Community CenterConstruction of the Northeastern Tribal Health System Health Programs Administration building.
Nambe Pueblo Housing Entity, Christine Brock, Executive Director, 11 W. Gutierrez, Box 3456, Santa Fe, NM 87506, (505) 455-0158605,000HomeownershipHomeownership assistance to 12 tribal members.
Native Village of Ambler, Shield Downey, Jr., President, P.O. Box 47, Ambler, AK 99786, (907) 445-2196600,000Housing RehabilitationRehabilitation and weatherization.
Native Village of Buckland, Evans Thomas, Jr., President, P.O. Box 67, Buckland, AK 99727, (907) 494-2171600,000Housing RehabilitationGeneral rehabilitation and/or weatherization assistance.
Native Village of Kluti-Kaah, Carl Pete, President, P.O. Box 68, Copper Center, AK 99573, (907) 822-5541600,000Housing—New ConstructionThree single family homes.
Native Village of Perryville, Gerald Kosbruk, President, P.O. Box 89, Perryville, AK 99648, (907) 853-2230600,000Housing—New ConstructionSix single family homes.
Native Village of Port Graham, Patrick Norman, Ist Chief, P.O. Box 5510, Port Graham, AK 99603, (907) 284-2227600,000Public Facility—Community CenterPort Graham Behavioral Health and Community Support Service Center.
Navajo Nation, Joseph Shirley, Jr., President, P.O. Box 9000, Window Rock, AZ 86515, (928) 871-63525,500,000Public Facility—Infrastructure#1—Tonalea Powerline Extension. #2—Kinilichee Powerline Extension. #3—LeChee Powerline Extension. #4—Rock Point Sub-Station Upgrade. #5—Chinle Powerline Extension. #6—Dennehotso Waterline Extension.
Northwestern Band of Shoshone Indians TDHE, Jon Warner, Executive Director, 707 N. Main Street, Brigham City, UT 84302, (435) 723-3013900,000Housing—New Construction and RehabilitationConstruction of five new housing units, rehabilitation of at least two units.
Oglala Sioux (Lakota) Housing Authority, Doyle Pipe On Head, Assistant CEO, 400 East Highway 18, Pine Ridge, SD 57770, (605) 867-5161900,000Housing Rehabilitation78 basements and 136 bathrooms.
Ohkay Owingeh Housing Authority, Tomasita Duran, Executive Director, P.O. Box 1059, Ohkay Owingeh, NM 87566, (505) 852-0189605,000Public Facility—InfrastructureGas and infrastructure.
Oneida Tribe of Wisconsin, Richard G. Hill, Chairman, PO Box 365, Oneida, WI 54155, (920) 869-2214600,000Public Facility—InfrastructureSmits Farms infrastructure.
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Organized Village of Saxman, Lee Wallace, President, Rt. 2 Box 2, Ketchikan, AK 99901, (907) 247-2502594,276Public Facility—Special NeedsPublic facilities improvements project—senior center.
Ottawa Tribe, John Ballard, Chief, P.O. Box 110, Miami, OK 74355, (918) 540-1536794,878Public Facility—Community CenterConstruction of the Northeastern Tribal Health System Diabetes Education and Physical Therapy Building.
Pascua Yaqui Tribe, Peter Yucupicio, Chairman, 7474 S. Camino de Oe, Tucson, AZ 85757, (520) 883-50002,200,000Public Facility—Community CenterDiabetes Wellness Center.
Pawnee Nation, George Howell, President, P.O. Box 470, Pawnee, OK 74058, (918) 762-3621253,473Public Facility—Community CenterEarly Childhood Development Center.
Penobscot Tribe of Maine, Kirk Francis, Chief, 12 Wabanaki Way, Indian Island, ME 04468, (207) 817-7349597,980HomeownershipHomeowners Assistance.
Peoria Tribe of Indians of OK, John Froman, Chief, P.O. Box 1527, Miami, OK 74355, (918) 540-2535792,949Public Facility—Community CenterConstruction of Community Health Services Facilities and Improvements.
Pueblo de Cochiti Housing Authority, Rick Tewa, Executive Director, P.O. Box 98, Cochiti Pueblo, 87072, (505) 465-0264605,000Housing RehabilitationTwenty-two units of rehabilitation on the reservation.
Pueblo of Pojoaque, George Rivera, Governor, 78 Cities of Gold Road, Santa Fe, NM 87506, (505) 455-3334605,000Public Facility—Community CenterPublic Facility—Community: Teen Wellness Center.
Quapaw Tribe, John Berrey, Chief, P.O. Box 765, Quapaw, OK 74363, (918) 542-1853794,793Public Facility—Community CenterDesign and construction of a pharmacy & behavioral health facility.
Quinault Indian Nation, Fawn Sharp, Tribal Chairperson, 1214 Aalis Street, Taholah, WA 98587, (360) 276-8211356,000MicroenterpriseEstablish CDFI to provide TA and loans to build and strengthen microenterprises on the Quinault Reservation.
San Felipe Pueblo Housing Authority, Isaac Perez, Executive Director, P.O. Box 4222, San Felipe Pueblo, NM 87000, (505) 771-9291825,000HomeownershipHomeownership assistance to existing homeowners.
Santa Clara Pueblo Housing Authority, Francisco Simbana, Executive Director, 81 South Santa Road, Espanola, NM 87532, (505) 753-6170825,000Housing RehabilitationHousing rehabilitation of traditional and older HUD homes throughout the reservation.
Shawnee Tribe, Ron Sparkman, Chairman, P.O. Box 189, Miami, OK 74355, (918) 542-2441800,000Public Facility—Community CenterRehabilitation/construction of the Shawnee Tribe Social Service and Resource Center.
Shinnecock Indians Tribe of New York, Randy King, Chairman, P.O. Box 5006, Southhampton, NY 11968, (631) 283-6143600,000Public Facility—Community CenterEarly Learning Day Care Center.
Shoalwater Bay Indian Tribe, Charlene Nelson, Tribal Chairperson, P.O. Box 130, Tokeland, WA 98590, (360) 267-6766481,163Public Facility—Community CenterConstruct multi-purpose building.
Sisseton-Wahpeton Oyate, Michael Selvage, Chairperson, P.O. Box 509, Agency Village, SD 57262, (605) 698-3911729,667Housing RehabilitationThirty units of housing rehabilitation.
Sokoagon Chippewa Community, Arlyn Ackley, Chairperson, 3051 Sand Lake Road, Crandon, WI 54520, (715) 478-7500492,642Public Facility—InfrastructureWater/sewer extension.
Spokane Tribe, Gregory Abramson, Tribal Chairperson, P.O. Box 100, Wellpinit, WA 99040, (509) 458-6500500,000Public Facility—Community CenterTribal Elder Service Center.
St. George Island, Mr. CH Merculief, President, P.O. Box 940, St. George Island, AK 99660, (907) 859-2205174,764Housing RehabilitationSt. George Housing Rehabilitation.
Taos Pueblo Housing, Daniel Suazo, Acting Executive Director, P.O. Box 2570, Taos, NM 87571, (575) 737-9704825,000Housing RehabilitationTwenty-one units for the elderly.
Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation, Marcus D. Levings, Chairperson, 404 Frontage Road, New Town, ND 58763, (701) 627-2600900,000Public Facility—Community CenterParshall Community Multi-Purpose Senior and Wellness Center.
Tunica-Biloxi Tribe of LA, Earl Barbry, Sr., Chairman, P.O. Box 1589, Marksville, LA 71351, (318) 253-9767800,000Public Facility—Community CenterTunica Biloxi Child Daycare Center.
Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa, Richard Marcellais, P.O. Box 900, Belcourt, ND 583161,100,000Housing RehabilitationRehabilitation of 26 units for low income households on the reservation.
United Keetoowah Band of Cherokee Indians, George Wickliffe, Chief, P.O. Box 747, Tahlequah, OK 74465, (918) 456-5126800,000Economic DevelopmentConstruction of retail office complex.
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Utah Paiute Housing Authority, Jessie Laggis, Executive Director, 665 North, 100 East, Cedar City, UT, (435) 586-3751900,000Housing RehabilitationRehabilitation of 23 conveyed mutual housing units for low income, elderly, and disabled households.
Ute Mountain Ute Tribe, Ernest House, Sr., Tribal Chairperson, P.O. Box 248, Towaoc, CO 81334, (970) 565-3751900,000Housing—New Construction11,500 sq. foot foundation to house 10-12 two-bedroom & three-bedroom units.
Village of Sleetmute, Pete Mellick, President, P.O. Box 34, Sleetmute, AK 99668, (907) 449-4205600,000Public Facility—Community CenterCommunity center.
Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head (Aquinnah) of MA, Cheryl Andrews-Maltais, Chairwoman, 20 Black Brook Road, Chilmark, MA 02535, (508) 645-9265600,000Public Facility—Community centerCommunity center.
Wells Indian Colony Band of Te-Moak Tribe, Paula Salazar, Chairperson, P.O. Box 809, Wells, NV 89835, (775) 752-3045605,000Public Facility—Community CenterMulti-purpose community center.
The Wyandotte Nation, Leaford Bearskin, Chief, 64700 E. Highway 60, Wyandotte, OK 74370, (918) 678-2297792,630Public Facility—InfrastructureConstruction of a water system, storage well, well house, and access road.
Ysleta del Sur Pueblo, Frank Paiz, Governor, 119 S. Old Pueblo, El Paso, TX 79907, (915) 859-8053605,000Housing Rehabilitation78 units of housing rehabilitation.
Yurok Tribe, Maria Tripp, Chairperson, P.O. Box 1027, Klamath, CA 95548, (707) 482-1350605,000Economic DevelopmentFish processing plant and cannery.
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[FR Doc. 2010-11734 Filed 5-17-10; 8:45 am]