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Department of Transportation BUILD Grant Applications due 8:00 p.m. EDT July 15, 2019

On April 22, 2019, the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) announced a Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) to apply for $900 million in discretionary grant funding through the Better Utilizing Investments to Leverage Development (BUILD) Transportation Discretionary Grants program.
Fiscal Year 2019 BUILD grants are targeted for investments in surface transportation infrastructure and will be awarded on a competitive basis. The maximum grant award is $25 million for the 2019 round of BUILD grants.
DOT is hosting a series of webinars to provide stakeholders technical assistance on the BUILD grant process.
Register for the technical assistance webinars here.
View the BUILD grant NOFO here.
Deadline: July 15, 2019, 8:00 p.m. EDT

RES 18 36

Washington State Highway 530 Safety Improvements

Res #: Committee: Submitted by: Title:                                    Pass →                     Yes No Amended/Tabled To NCAI
Res-18-36 Transportation Kirk Vinish Washington State Highway 530 Safety Improvements X no

WHEREAS, Washington State Route (WA SR) 530 is a significant choke point that is recognized as a serious safety hazard; and

WHEREAS, the traveling public and the Sauk-Suiattle tribe are directly affected by the unsafe conditions on WA SR 530; now

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that ATNI urges the Washington State legislature to fully fund transportation improvements near Darrington, WA which serves the Sauk-Suiattle tribe on WA SR 530 to improve highway safety.

RES 18 35

Update Cost to Construct Tables for Northwest Region

Res #: Committee: Submitted by: Title:                                    Pass →                     Yes No Amended/Tabled To NCAI
Res-18-35 Transportation Kirk Vinish Update Cost to Construct Tables for Northwest Region X no

 

WHEREAS, the tribal transportation funding formula includes a cost to construct roads element which affects how much funding each tribe in the Northwest receives; and

WHEREAS, the current data in the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) database for cost to construct is out of date for the Northwest; now

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that ATNI urges the BIA Office of Transportation to update the cost to construct tables for the Northwest.

RES 18 33

Request Washington State Traffic Safety Commission Fund the Development of Model Codes

Res #: Committee: Submitted by: Title:                                    Pass →                     Yes No Amended/Tabled To NCAI
Res-18-33 Transportation Kirk Vinish Request Washington State Traffic Safety Commission Fund the Development of Model Codes X     no