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Notice from the Colorado River Indian Tribes Office of the Attorney General:
At the Special Meeting held on June 8, 2017, Tribal Council enacted amendments to the Domestic Relations Code to include Article 4: Paternity and Maternity.  The Amendments enacted a paternity code and reserved a section for a maternity code should Tribal Council choose to enact a maternity code at a later date.  The paternity code governs paternity actions in the tribal court, which seek to establish who the legal father of a child is.  A finding of paternity can be used for tribal enrollment, child support, custody, and inheritance rights of the child. Prior to its passage, a public hearing was held on September 21, 2016 where the Office of the Attorney General accepted written and verbal comments and answered questions on the Code.  Comments were also solicited from the Department of Health and Social Services, Legal Aid, and the Courts.  A work session was held with Tribal Council on February 13, 2017.  Prior to this amendment, the Tribal Court applied Arizona paternity law to cases in the court as no CRIT law existed regarding paternity and maternity cases.  If you have any questions regarding these amendments, please contact LeeAnne Kane at the Office
of the Attorney General at 
(928) 669-1271.  The Paternity and Maternity Code will be in effect thirty (30) days from the date of its passage, on July 8, 2017 and will be available on the CRIT website.


 
Colorado River Indian Tribes Chairman Dennis Patch responds to Desert Sun article.

Valley Voice: Desert projects must respect rights of ancestral peoples

http://www.desertsun.com/story/opinion/contributors/valley-voice/2017/05/25/valley-voice-patch-desert-projects-must-respect-rights-ancestral-peoples/346795001/
http://www.desertsun.com/story/opinion/contributors/valley-voice/2017/05/25/valley-voice-patch-desert-projects-must-respect-rights-ancestral-peoples/346795001/

Original article:

http://www.desertsun.com/story/tech/science/energy/2017/05/09/solar-and-wind-booming-just-not-california-desert/311540001/
http://www.desertsun.com/story/tech/science/energy/2017/05/09/solar-and-wind-booming-just-not-california-desert/311540001/

 


Colorado River Indian Tribes Councilwoman Amelia Flores promotes Tribes' Water Fallowing program in Tucson.
To save water, some Arizona farms temporarily cut production

http://tucson.com/news/science/environment/to-save-water-some-arizona-farms-temporarily-cut-production/article_71ae6921-6076-5fb2-af65-00b679f824b4.html
http://tucson.com/news/science/environment/to-save-water-some-arizona-farms-temporarily-cut-production/article_71ae6921-6076-5fb2-af65-00b679f824b4.html




L A N D S     A V A I L A B L E

The Colorado River Indian Tribes has developed agricultural lands available for lease January 1, 2018 Tribal agricultural leases are negotiated through the Resources Development Committee and:

 

  • Are written for a term of five (5) calendar years
  • Are flood irrigated with system operation and maintenance by the 

    Bureau of Indian Affairs
  • The Operation & Maintenance assessment is $54.00 per acre for initial
  • allotment of 5.75 acre feet

    - Excess water is $17.00 per acre foot
    - The Operation & Maintenance assessment is due semi-annually, January 1 and July 1
    - Lease rental is due annually January 1

    Offers to lease Tribal lands must be submitted in writing, in a sealed
    envelope to
    : 


                Colorado River Indian Tribes

                Attn: 
    Vice-Chairman

                26600 Mohave Road

                Parker, Arizona  85344

     Please mark the outside of the envelope Offer to lease Tribal Lands for 2018’

    Offers submitted by July 20, 2017 will be opened for review by the Resources Development Committee at their next regularly scheduled meeting, of August 15, 2017. 

    You may contact the Colorado River Indian Tribes Realty Services at 669-6800 for a map and / or additional information.


 




TO:   THE MEMBERS OF THE COLORADO RIVER INDIAN TRIBES

The Colorado River Indian Tribes are seeking to fill and appoint four (4) Alternate positions to serve on the Election Board. The following positions will be appointed for a two (2) year Term. If you are interested in serving on the Election Board applications are available for pick up at the Enrollment Department located at the Tribal Administrative building.  Deadline date to submit your application is July 26, 2017 by 5:00 p.m.

 You must be an enrolled member of the Colorado River Indian Tribes; over the age of eighteen (18) and older; and have continuously resided within the boundaries of the Colorado River Indian Reservation.  

Any further questions can be directed to the Enrollment office at 669-1240.

 ELECTION BOARD COMMITTEE  DUTIES – ALTERNATE

 1.  THE ALTERNATE WILL NOT BE REQUIRED TO BE PRESENT ON ELECTION DAY.  HOWEVER, THE ALTERNATE WILL BE AVAILABLE TO SERVE IN   CASES OF EMERGENCY OR WHEN ONE OF THE BOARD MEMBERS IS UNABLE TO SERVE.                                                                                

2.   THE ALTERNATE WILL FILL IN AS NEEDED AS:                                                                                                                                                     

A)  JUDGE                              B)  CLERK                        C)  TELLER                                                                                                                                 

THE ALTERNATE WILL HAVE TO BE FAMILIAR WITH EACH POSITION’S DUTIES. THE ALTERNATE IS NOT REQUIRED BUT MAY ATTEND THE SPECIAL TRIBAL COUNCIL MEETING FOR THE CERTIFICATION OF THE ELECTION RESULTS.




To: CRIT Tribal Membership 
Re: School Grant Applications 2017-2018
From: CRIT Tribal Council Secretary Amelia Flores

Application can be picked up on July 5, 2017 at the Tribal Office.
ALL OFF-RESERVATIONS/OUT-OF-STATE TRIBAL MEMBERS TO RECEIVE YOUR APPLICATION PLEASE CALL (928) 669-1221 AND ASK FOR ESTHER MCCABE.

Deadline for applications to be turned in is September 29, 2017.

At a Special Tribal Council meeting on June 27, 2017, Tribal Council approved the following additions to FY 2017-2018 School Grant application:

Parent/Guardian are not to call the Accounting Department, Chairman’s Office, Executive Offices, or Tribal Council members to check on the status of a school grant check.

Parent/Guardian are required to attach acceptance/enrollment letters for Head Start, Ombudsman and Boarding School Students.

Allow ten (10) working days to process applications.

Parent/Guardian can only up their child’s school grant check.

No one will be allowed to pick up another family member’s School Grant check other than their own.

Amelia Flores
Tribal Secretary
Office (928) 669-1221
26600 Mohave Road
Parker,AZ 85344

Notice of Public Hearing On a Proposed Ordinance to amend the Government Code to add a new Article 3. Endowment Investment Fund.

PROPOSED DRAFT CODE GOVERNMENT CODE ARTICLE 3 ENDOWMENT INVESTMENT FUND




















 


 

 

 
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