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Prior to conducting a Tribal Council phone poll, the following shall be posted for 24-hours per Policy.

Reason for Phone Poll: To adopt TRIBAL RESOLUTION: Use of American Rescue Plan Act (“ARP”), Restricted for Affordable Housing Development Funds, in the Amount of Four Million Dollars ($4,000,000) for the Development of Multi-Unit Housing at Indian Town (Second Street), Harbor Springs, Michigan.

Tribal Resolution APR $4mm Housing

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Prior to concluding an Appropriations and Finance Committee phone poll, the following shall be posted for 24-hours per Policy.

Reason for Phone Poll: to adopt TRIBAL RESOLUTION: To recommend to the to adopt TRIBAL RESOLUTION: Use of American Rescue Plan Act (“ARP”), Restricted for Affordable Housing Development Funds, in the Amount of Four Million Dollars ($4,000,000) for the Development of Multi-Unit Housing at Indian Town (Second Street), Harbor Springs, Michigan.

Tribal Resolution APR $4mm Housing

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Due to the decrease in cases within our region, local area, government operations, and community, we are making some changes and moving from Phase 2.5 to Phase 3.5 effective Sunday, February 27, 2022. Attached please find a copy of Phase 3.5 for everyone’s review. As usual when we switch phases there are some significant changes to our safety protocols for government operations. I’ve highlighted the major changes within the document in light blue for your convenience but please make sure you review the entire document for all the changes.

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Prior to conducting an Appropriations and Finance Committee phone poll, the following shall be posted for 24-hours per Policy.

Reason for Phone Poll: To recommend to Tribal Council to adopt TRIBAL RESOLUTION: Supplemental Funding in the Amount of $60,000.00 to the Department of Human Services for the Purpose of Providing Child Welfare Services.
Tribal Resolution Appropriation for Child Welfare

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Tribal Citizens no longer need to have their Voter Registration form notarized, nor submit copies of identification cards. Mail or Email completed Voter Registration forms to the Election Board at mailing address or email on the form.

Due to updated database, the Election Board now has access to Tribal Citizen signatures and I.D.’s. Registered Voters who change their name must submit a new, signed Voter Registration Form.

For questions or further information, please email ElectionBoard@ElectionBoard.org

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The LTBB Department of Commerce (DOC) has updated the application for COVID-related financial assistance for businesses to now include “offset of lost revenue” as an eligible use of funds. Priority will be given to applicants with identified expenses first, however businesses can now request assistance for offset of lost revenue.

Information that remains the same: DOC will be distributing a total of $1,600,000.00 in the form of grants to businesses to be used in responding to the negative economic impacts caused by COVID.
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Aanii, LTBB Community,

For those who live locally and would like to receive your masks sooner, please email: safety@ltbbodawa-nsn.gov for an appointment to pick-up your pack of masks. The current process for mailing masks is the order the request is received and there have been several requests. So if you wish to get your masks quicker and you live locally, you can email Safety and schedule an appointment. Appointment times are Monday through Friday, 8:30am – 4:00pm only. In order to keep within our current COVID Phase 2.5, appointments are required.

Thanks, the Safety & Emergency Management department
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When we think of February we first think of Valentine’s Day. The commercialization of the holiday with chocolates, candy hearts, and little stuffed bears with a heart that says, “I Love You!” has cemented February as the Month of Love.
In the healthcare world, February is recognized as American Heart Month. Heart disease is the number one cause of death in Native Americans. There are several factors to take into consideration when we talk about what causes heart disease. The February issue of Mnozhiyaadaa discusses some of the complexities of heart disease.

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Due to the continued COVID-19 case level in our area, Phase 2.5 (See Attached) and all the current safety precautions that have been put in place has been extended to Saturday, February 26th, 2022. Employees must follow Phase 2.5 and continue to follow the extra safety precautions that are stated below:

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