Congressionally Directed Spending Requests FY23: Interior

Signed Disclosure Letter Available HERE


Project City/County: Cibola County, NM 

Recipient: Trust for Public Land 

Amount Requested: $500,000

Project Description and Explanation: The Trust for Public Land will support ethnographic studies by affiliated tribes of the L-Bar Ranch.

Project City/County: Cimarron, NM 

Recipient: Village of Cimarron 

Amount Requested: $500,000

Project Description and Explanation: The Village of Cimarron will replace decaying water lines.

Project City/County: Crownpoint, NM 

Recipient: Diné College 

Amount Requested: $732,000

Project Description and Explanation: Diné College will purchase equipment and construct a wool mill to support their land and agriculture curriculum.

Project City/County: Gallup, NM

Recipient: City of Gallup 

Amount Requested: $10,667,000

Project Description and Explanation: The City of Gallup will construct two new wells to improve water quality.

Project City/County: Grant County, NM 

Recipient: United States Forest Service

Amount Requested: $3,325,000

Project Description and Explanation: The Gila National Forest land acquisition projects will acquire strategic inholdings within the Gila National Forest.

Project City/County: Maxwell, NM

Recipient: Village of Maxwell

Amount Requested: $1,700,000

Project Description and Explanation: The Village of Maxwell will improve wastewater treatment lagoons and associated treatment systems.

Project City/County: McKinley County, NM 

Recipient: Northern New Mexico Solid Waste Authority 

Amount Requested: $1,500,000

Project Description and Explanation: Northwest New Mexico Regional Solid Waste Authority will construct a new lined cell for trash disposal.

Project City/County: Pueblo of Sandia, Pueblo of Pojoaque, Pueblo of Picuris, Taos Pueblo, Pueblo of Nambe, Ohkay Owingeh, Pueblo de Cochiti, Pueblo of Tesuque, and the Jicarilla Apache Nation, NM 

Recipient: InterTribal Buffalo Council 

Amount Requested: $575,000

Project Description and Explanation: The InterTribal Buffalo Council will purchase and develop a USDA-inspected mobile buffalo meat processing unit to be shared among nine tribal communities in New Mexico.

Project City/County: Pueblo of Santo Domingo, NM 

Recipient: Pueblo of Santo Domingo 

Amount Requested: $1,000,000

Project Description and Explanation: The Pueblo of Santo Domingo will improve wastewater infrastructure.

Project City/County: Pueblo of Tesuque, NM 

Recipient: Pueblo of Tesuque

Amount Requested: $6,000,000

Project Description and Explanation: The Pueblo of Tesuque will improve wastewater infrastructure.

Project City/County: San Miguel County, NM 

Recipient: East Pecos Mutual Domestic Water Consumers Association 

Amount Requested: $3,711,000

Project Description and Explanation: East Pecos Mutual Domestic Water Consumer's Association will extend its sewer network to additional homes.

Project City/County: Taos, NM 

Recipient: Kit Carson House and Museum 

Amount Requested: $500,000

Project Description and Explanation: Kit Carson House & Museum will replace the roof of the Kit Carson House.

Project City/County: Taos County, NM 

Recipient: El Valle de Los Ranchos Water and Sanitation District 

Amount Requested: $1,760,000

Project Description and Explanation: El Valle de Los Ranchos Water & Sanitation District will extend sewer network to additional homes.

Project City/County: Taos County, NM 

Recipient: Bureau of Land Management 

Amount Requested: $16,000,000

Project Description and Explanation: The Bureau of Land Management will acquire 3,750 acres of land that will be publicly accessible and added to the Rio Grande del Norte National Monument.

Project City/County: Zuni Pueblo, NM 

Recipient: Zuni Pueblo 

Amount Requested: $1,500,000

Project Description and Explanation: Zuni Pueblo will develop a water line extension to outlying areas and provide sewer main extensions to homes that are currently serviced by septic systems.