(a) The Pueblo de San Ildefonso ("Pueblo") possesses inherent sovereign powers over the Pueblo's lands.
(b) The Pueblo owns three (3) properties and associated buildings known as the Odo Po Properties located within the Pueblo's lands.
(c) The Pueblo desires to run a natural gas line to serve these properties as shown on Exhibit A.
(d) The Bureau of Indian Affairs Northern Pueblos Agency informed the Pueblo that although the Odo Po Properties are owned by the Pueblo, a formal right-of-way must be granted to New Mexico Gas Company for the gas line rather than a service line agreement.
(e) The Council has determined that it is in the best interest of the Pueblo to authorize a right-of way for a natural gas line to the Odo Po Properties.