Notice of Intent to File Application

The Yomba Shoshone Tribe has filed a grant application with the USDA – Rural Development Utilities Program for the purpose of financing an Environmental Assessment to meet the present and future needs of the drinking water demands of the Yomba Tribal Water System. This system serves the homes that are connected to the drinking water tank as well as all the tribal administration buildings, church and maintenance yard.

The total cost of the Environmental Assessment project is approximately $30,000 which will be funded by this grant from the USDA (there are no loan funds attached to the project).

The USDA approved funding to hire consultants to do an Environmental Assessment required by the BLM, so  that we could relocate a new water tank as part of a complete rehabilitation of the community water system. ​​

The entire Water System Project is estimated to cost over $1 million and construction is anticipated to begin 2016​.

Questions concerning the project can be directed
to Susan Jamerson,
Office of Environmental Protection, 964-2463 x110.
Office of Environmental Protection

                                                Notice of Intent to File Application

The Yomba Shoshone Tribe is in the process of filing an application for funding with the USDA-Rural Development Community Facilities programs for the purpose of financing a new water tank, drilling a new well and refurbishing the pump house, water mains and other water lines in the tribal complex to meet the present and future needs of the drinking water demands of the buildings on the tribal water system (admin buildings, houses, church, police trailers, etc.).

The total cost of the project is approximately $1.3 million and the amount of funding requested is approximately $1.3 million. It is anticipated the project will be100% grant funded meaning there would be no cost share from the tribe.

This matter will be scheduled for public discussion and comments at the Tribal Council meeting on December 9, 2016 at approximately 10am in the Tribal Council chambers.

Questions concerning the project can be directed to Susan Jamerson, Yomba OEP Director at 775-964-2463 x110 or Judy Camarillo, Yomba Administrator at x103.