The Appropriations Committee of the Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe is comprised of administrative personnel and is charged with monitoring the overall finances and budgeting of the tribal government and all its programs and departments.

In its official capacity, the Committee conducts ongoing reviews of all budgets of the Tribe to ensure compliance with funding levels, addressing fiscal integrity issues, and coordinating the annual budgetary and appropriations process of the Tribe to ensure a balanced operating budget every fiscal year. The Committee is currently coordinated by the Tribal Comptroller.


Appropriations Committee

Committee Purpose/Functions

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Downloadable Budget Forms & Instructions (CY2017)


Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe




 Budget Process Instruction Sheet

2020 Budget Instructions & Guidelines

 Consolidated Budget Form/Worksheet

 A. 2020MasterBudgetSpreadsheet

Includes cover page, goals/objectives, budget detail, budget justification, and alternative revenue form in a single file for use with e-mail (electronic) submissions of budget packages


Budget packages must be completed in their entirety.  Refer to Budget Instructions for deadline date.  Failure to follow instructions or complete all required sections correctly will result in the return of your package for corrections. COMPLETED Budget packages must be submitted to the following e-mail address:

The Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe conducts an annual budgetary process designed to provide an overall outline of the funding sources and needs of programs, as well as the goals and objectives for the programs in the upcoming year.  This process allow the Tribe to plan and allocate its resources to those programs that provide a benefit to the Tribe, its members, and the Reservation.


The annual Tribal budget process is an integral part of financial accountability that the Tribe requires of its programs.  The process and required forms are provided by the Appropriations Committee on an annual basis.  On this page you will find information on the timeframes and links to download budget forms. For more information contact the Tribal Comptroller by phone at (775) 574-1000 x 1110 or use the committee e-mail address (above).

Annual Budgetary Process

September 30, 2019

Start of the Tribal Budget Process


October 11, 2019

First submittal of budget packages (by 4:30 P.M.)

(via e-mail to

October 11-21 2019

Download & Consolidate for Committee

Oct 22-Nov 5, 2019

Appropriations meet with Program Directors, Review Budgets, Complete Recommendations

November 15, 2019


December 20, 2019



Tribal Council review - Schedule Follow up workshop if needed. Director's may


Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribal Council approval, and adoption of new budget.