Bureau of Indian Affairs August 2005 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Burns Paiute Tribe Liquor Ordinance; Amendment
Document Number: 05-17281
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-08-31
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Indian Affairs Bureau
This notice publishes an Amendment to the Burns Paiute Tribe's Liquor Control Ordinance. The Ordinance regulates and controls the possession, sale and consumption of liquor within the Burns Paiute Tribe's Indian Country. The land is located on trust land and this Ordinance allows for the possession and sale of alcoholic beverages within the Burns Paiute Tribe's Indian Country and will increase the ability of the tribal government to control the tribe's liquor distribution and possession, and at the same time will provide an important source of revenue for the continued operation and strengthening of the tribal government and the delivery of tribal services.
Notice of Intent To Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement for the Confederated Tribes of the Warm Springs Reservation of Oregon Proposed Trust Acquisition and Resort and Casino Project, Cascade Locks, Hood River County, OR
Document Number: 05-17167
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-08-30
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Indian Affairs Bureau
This notice advises the public that the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) as lead agency, in cooperation with the Confederated Tribes of the Warm Springs Reservation of Oregon (Tribes), intends to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for a proposed 25-acre trust acquisition and resort and casino project, including transportation system improvements, to be located within the city of Cascade Locks, Hood River County, Oregon. Other cooperating agencies include the Oregon Department of Transportation, the city of Cascade Locks, the port of Cascade Locks, Hood River County and, because of proposed transportation system improvements to Interstate 84, the Federal Highway Administration. The purpose of the proposed action is to improve the economy of the Tribes and help their members attain economic self-sufficiency. This notice also announces public scoping meetings to identify potential issues and alternatives to be considered in the EIS.
Indian Gaming
Document Number: 05-16943
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-08-25
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Indian Affairs Bureau
This notice publishes approval of the TribalState Compact between the State of New Mexico and the Pueblo of Pojoaque.
Notice of Intent To Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement for the Proposed Reconstruction of BIA Route 27 on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation, SD
Document Number: 05-16600
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-08-22
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Indian Affairs Bureau
This notice advises the public that the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) as lead agency, with the cooperation of the Oglala Sioux Tribe (Tribe), intends to gather the information necessary to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the proposed reconstruction of BIA Route 27 near Wounded Knee, South Dakota. The BIA intends to coordinate the preparation of this EIS with consultations under the National Historic Preservation Act. The purpose of the proposed action is to improve the roadway to current safety standards. This notice also announces a public scoping meeting to identify potential issues, alternatives and content to be considered in the EIS.
Notice of Intent To Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement for the Proposed Greenville Rancheria's Trust Acquisition and Casino Project, Tehama County, CA
Document Number: 05-16599
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-08-22
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Indian Affairs Bureau
This notice advises the public that the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) as lead agency, with the National Indian Gaming Commission as a cooperating agency, intends to gather information necessary for preparing an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for a proposed 333.66 acre trust acquisition and casino development project to be located in unincorporated Tehama County, California. The purpose of the proposed action is to help provide for the economic development of the Greenville Rancheria (Tribe). This notice also announces a public scoping meeting to identify potential issues, alternatives and content for inclusion in the EIS.
Rate Adjustments for Indian Irrigation Projects
Document Number: 05-15575
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-08-08
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Indian Affairs Bureau
The Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) owns, or has an interest in, irrigation facilities located on various Indian reservations throughout the United States. We are required to establish rates to recover the costs to administer, operate, maintain, and rehabilitate those facilities. We are notifying you that we have adjusted the irrigation assessment rates at several of our irrigation facilities for operation and maintenance.
Tribal Consultation on Indian Education Topics
Document Number: 05-15547
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-08-08
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Indian Affairs Bureau
This notice announces that the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA), Office of Indian Education Programs (OIEP), will be conducting consultation meetings to obtain oral and written comments on potential issues in Indian Education Programs. The potential issues will be set forth and described in a tribal consultation booklet to be issued prior to the meetings by the Office of Indian Education Programs. The proposed topics are: a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) between the Department of the Interior and the Department of Education regarding education programs for BIA-funded schools, the proposed restructuring of the Office of Indian Education Programs, and a draft policy of the Office of Facilities Management and Construction establishing standards for ``high risk'' grantees seeking construction grants in excess of $100,000.