(a) The Council is authorized to make laws for the Pueblo pursuant to Section 5 of the Agreement.
(b) Section 5(a)(ii)(A) of the Agreement allows the Tribal Council to enact a budget for all new grants.
(c) The Pueblo has received a new grant from the US Treasury that allows the Pueblo access to 1.6 million for Covid-19 pandemic prevention and operational costs in dealing with Covid-19.
(d) As the grant will require close fiscal monitoring of expenditures it is imperative that the Pueblo properly identify, record, and maximize use of this grant.
(e) The Governor's Office, in coordination with the Council, developed the proposed budget attached to this Resolution ("Covid-19 Grant Budget") and recommends approval of the Budget.