Crow Tribe of Indians Phase 1 Water and Wastewater Infrastructure Improvement Project

The project was a major capital improvement undertaking which involved the following construction activities: replacement and extension of wastewater interceptor line, asbestos abatement, storm drain improvements, replacement of southwest lift station, water booster improvements, and water line improvements. Construction of the project began in December 2007 and was complete in October 2008.

Nittany Grantworks assisted the Crow Tribe in carrying out the following project administration activities: adhering to the project administration plan, coordinating all sources of funding, reviewing all proposed project expenditures to ensure their propriety and proper allocation to the project budget and funding sources, preparing written reports and checklists, processing drawdown requests, processing change order documentation, assuring compliance with Davis-Bacon labor standards, and accomplishing project closeout activities.

While providing grant administration services for Phase 1, Nittany Grantworks was retained to identify, secure, and administer planning and construction grants for Phases 2, 3, and 4 of the Crow Tribe’s Master Plan to improve water and wastewater infrastructure in Crow Agency.

Project Funding Package

USDA Rural Development Grant $1,000,000
USDA Rural Development Loan $962,221
US Environmental Protection Agency Grant $915,282
US Indian Health Service Grant $293,500
MT Treasure State Endowment Program Grant $500,000
Crow Tribe of Indians $37,280

Total Project Cost $3,708,283

Community Profile

Location: Crow Agency, Montana
Population: 1,552 or 336 households
Median Household Income: $22,438
Low and Moderate Income Percent: 62.4

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