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President Begay approves $3 million in construction contracts

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WINDOW ROCK—President Russell Begaye on Monday signed seven contracts totaling more than $3 million to fund new construction projects, as well as appraisals and assessments of other projects across the Navajo Nation.

The contracts, which come with a total price tag of $3,052,309, will help fund a variety of projects benefiting the Navajo people.

“When we spend Navajo dollars, we’re looking for projects that directly benefit the people while also keeping an eye on the future,” President Begaye said.

The contracts include:

$2.4 million with Showlow Construction for a parking lot and access road at the Little Colorado River Tribal Park.

$447,620 with Arrow Indian Contractors, Inc., for the Kaibeto Road project.

$86,538 with Arviso Construction Company, Inc., to develop traditional healing grounds for the Gallup Outpatient Treatment Center.

$68,500 for archeological, environmental and biological clearance at N6910 in Leupp.

$40,333 for restroom ramps in the Central Agency.

$15,957 for furniture at the Office of Background Investigations.

$2,650 with Speedy’s Septic Service for appraisal services in Chinle.