Project Meetings

Public Meetings

Information on public meetings can be found below. To view materials presented at past public meetings, visit Public Meeting Materials.

Draft EIS Public Meetings - February 2017

Reclamation held four public meetings to solicit public input on the Draft EIS related to alternatives, the adequacy and accuracy of the analyses of the proposed actions, and any new information that would assist development of the Final EIS. The meetings were held at the following dates and locations:

Draft EIS Meeting City/StateDateLocation
Pojoaque, NM
Wednesday, February 15, 2017Pojoaque Valley High School
Tesuque, NMThursday, February 16, 2017Tesuque Elementary School
Nambé, NMTuesday, February 21, 2017Nambé Community Center
Santa Fe, NMWednesday, February 22, 2017Santa Fe Community College

The Project Reports page includes a link to Volume III of the Final EIS. This volume contains the Draft EIS Comment Summary and Response Report, which summarizes the results of the public Draft EIS meetings and public Draft EIS comment period. The public Draft EIS comment period closed on February 27, 2017.

Public Meetings on Survey Activities - 2014

Reclamation held four public meetings on surveying activities in 2014, as follows:

January 21, 2014Buffalo Thunder Resort Conference Room, Pueblo of Pojoaque
January 22, 2014Santa Fe Community Center, Pueblo of Nambé
January 30, 2014Pueblo de San Ildefonso Community Center, El Rancho
November 13, 2014Tesuque Elementary School, Pueblo of Tesuque

For more information on survey activities, click here.

Public Open Houses - August 2013

Reclamation hosted two open houses in early August 2013 to provide updated information on the project, including future planning activities and project surveys. Surveys have been conducted to assess current site conditions, identify sensitive habitats and cultural resources, and study hydrologic processes in the area. 

The open houses were held on the dates and at the locations that follow:

 Date Location
 August 6, 2013 Tesuque Elementary School gymnasium
 August 8, 2013 Pojoaque Valley High School gymnasium

Public Scoping Meetings - April 2013

Reclamation held seven public scoping and informational meetings where members of the public learned more about the project, visited with Reclamation staff, and submitted comments. The meetings were held at the following dates and locations:

Scoping Meeting City/StateDateLocation
 Tesuque, NMApril 1, 2013Tesuque Valley Elementary School
 Pojoaque, NMApril 2, 2013Pojoaque Valley Middle School
 Santa Fe, NMApril 3, 2013Santa Fe Community College
 Española, NMApril 4, 2013Northern New Mexico College
 Taos, NMApril 9, 2013Taos Convention Center
Pueblo de San IldefonsoApril 17, 2013Tewa Center
El Rancho, NMApril 18, 2013El Rancho Community Center

The Project Reports page includes a link to the Scoping Summary Report that was released in August 2013. This report summarizes the results of the public scoping meetings and public scoping comment period. The public scoping process closed on May 3, 2013.