New Fallon Business Council Members sworn in on October 18, 2016
Incumbents Len George, Laura Ijames and newly elected Natalie Pacheco were sworn into office. Pacheco will replace council member Michelle Bowers, who did not seek re-election.
The Fallon Business Council, the Tribe’s governing body, will now be comprised of Chairman Len George, Vice-Chairman Yvonne Mori, Secretary Laura Ijames, Treasurer Jon Pishion, and three Council Members Steve Austin, Gayle Miles, and Natalie Pacheco.
The Tribe looks forward to having a great working relationship with its neighbors and being a strong advocate for tribal issues.
The Fallon Paiute Shoshone Tribe would like to thank the Tribal Election Committee for conducting a fair and successful election.
The Tribal Election Committee is a five-member committee tasked with organizing and overseeing the election of the Tribal Council. The Committee is sworn in to have the power, authority and duty to conduct and supervise elections as provided in the Title 14. The Tribal Election Committee welcomes any questions the community may have. For a copy of orders please submit a written request via email, fax or in person to the FPST Tribal Election Committee.
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Fallon Tribal Health Center
The Fallon Tribal Health Clinic hosted their Annual Health Fair which was held on Friday, October 7th at the Churchill County Fair Grounds. There was a large crowd turn out with an estimated 400 attendees who received valuable information pertinent to their individual health and the communities comprehensive health initiatives. There was booth exhibitors, Live Music by “Repeat Offenders”, Zoomba, 5K Run/Walk, climbing wall, swimming, a raffle and great food catered by Slanted Porch. Health Clinic Director Joe Herman stated , “The weather could not have been better, I had a lot of good positive feedback, and everyone had a fun relaxing time.” Herman added, “I want thank everyone who attended, vendors, sponsors, volunteers, and staff for helping to make our event a success, and I am looking forward to next years event.”
This questionnaire is designed to help Churchill County, the City of Fallon and the Fallon Paiute-Shoshone Tribe of Fallon, NV identify the community’s concerns about natural and human caused hazards. The questionnaire should be completed by an adult, preferably the property owner or the head of the household. All individual responses are strictly confidential and are for research purposes only. This questionnaire consist of 7 questions and will take approximately 5 minutes to complete.
Master Business Lease Fox Peak Centre Fallon Paiute Shoshone Tribe
The Master Business Lease approved by the Bureau of Indian on July 20, 2016 for the Fallon Paiute Shoshone Tribe on the behalf Fallon Tribal Development Corporation is the first for any Tribe in the State of Nevada. This lease provides long-term leasehold of the Property to the Fallon Tribal Development Corporation (FTDC), and establishes the process for decision making, development, construction, operation, termination, dispute resolution and other matters respect the provisions of the Lease and the Enterprises. Where the Fallon Tribal Development Corporation (FTDC) is a wholly-owned economic development instrument of the Fallon Paiute Shoshone Tribe, FTDC strives to achieve the following goals:
- Develop a sense of entrepreneurship in the Tribe and its members
- Earn sufficient revenue to meet FTDC’s operational and capital obligations and to enable FTDC to accumulate reasonable financial reserves
- Distribute any remaining funds to the Tribe; and
- Provide employment to qualified and available members of the Tribe and their immediate families, and contracting and subcontracting to qualified and available firms owned and controlled by the Tribe or its members
The Master Business Lease went through an extensive review by Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) as the Trustee of the Fallon Paiute Shoshone Tribe. This approval by the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) of the Master Business Lease enables the Fallon Tribal Development to proceed forth with the development of the remaining acreages on the Fox Peak Centre property without any further BIA oversight. In addition, the Environmental Assessment for the development of remaining acreage on the Fox Peak Centre property has also been approved by all stakeholders including the State of Nevada.
The Fallon Paiute Shoshone Tribe sends support letter to Standing Rock Sioux Tribe to protest Dakota Access Pipeline.