Public Notice: Hearing on Grid Resiliency Program

The Jena Band of Choctaw Indians invites Tribal members and interested members of the community to a public hearing regarding our Bipartisan Infrastructure Law Grid Resilience Program allocation. This hearing is a required step in securing funding for critical upgrades to our electrical system.

Purpose of Hearing

Topics for Discussion

Project Selection: Learn about the criteria we'll use to choose grid resilience projects, such as protecting crucial facilities and supporting disadvantaged communities.

What is the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law Grid Resilience Program?

The Jena Band of Choctaw Indians has been awarded funding through the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law under the Preventing Outages and Enhancing the Resilience of the Electric Grid (ILJA Section 40101(d)) Program.  This funding aims to harden and modernize our infrastructure to withstand extreme weather and other disruptions.

Program Goals

How to find out more

If you would like to learn more before the hearing, you can read the full Program Narrative by clicking HERE or clicking the embedded document.

We hope to see you at the hearing!

How to Participate

BIL40101d Grid Resilience - FY24 Allocation and Guidance

Thursday, April 11 · 2:00 – 4:00pm

Time zone: America/Chicago

Google Meet joining info

Video call link:

Or dial: ‪(US) +1 321-529-7315‬ PIN: ‪504 120 115‬#

More phone numbers:

Your Input Matters!

The Jena Band of Choctaw Indians is committed to community-driven decision-making. Your  participation in this hearing helps ensure our Grid Resilience Program reflects the needs and priorities of the people it serves.

Jena Band PROGRAM NARRATIVE 032824 (002).pdf