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Pueblo de San Ildefonso Code. Findings

The Council hereby finds and declares that:

(a) The Council is responsible for the health, safety, education and welfare of all community members; and

(b) On August 17, 2000, the Pueblo entered into a Joint Venture Agreement with Picuris, Taos, and Tesuque Pueblos that designated the Northern Pueblos Housing Authority (NPHA) as the Tribally Designated Housing Entity (TDHE) for the four tribes; and

(c) The two remaining members of the NPHA, the Pueblos of Tesuque and San Ildefonso, have determined that it is in each Pueblo's best interest to dissolve NPHA in accordance with Section 18 of the NPHA Joint Venture Agreement and distribute the assets and liabilities of NPHA to the member tribes; and

(d) in fulfillment of these terms, the Pueblo wishes to assume responsibility for RCAC Loan No. 6164-NPHA-01; and

(e) RCAC requires the Pueblo to legally accept the loan as a condition of transferring responsibility from NPHA to the Pueblo de San Ildefonso; and

(f) the Council has determined that the housing needs of the Pueblo can be best met through the of the San Ildefonso Housing Authority (SIHA) to serve as its Tribally Designated Housing Authority beginning on or about December 31, 2021.