Notice of Intent to File Application
The Fallon Paiute-Shoshone Tribe has filed a loan/grant application with the USDA-Rural Development Utilities and the State of Nevada Clean Drinking Water State Revolving Fund programs for the purpose of financing an expansion of the current sewer lagoon to meet the present and future demands of the three subdivision on the Fallon reservation
The total cost of the project is approximately $2,025,000 and the amount of funding requested is approximately $2,025,000. This matter will be scheduled for public discussion and comments at the Tribal Council meeting on June 4, 2019 at 5:30p.m in the Fallon Tribal Administration building.
Questions concerning the project can be directed to John Schafer, Public Works Director at 775-427- 9954.
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Sprouting Pine Nut
Congratulations to the students who were recognized during the Fallon Paiute Shoshone Tribal 4th Quarter Student Recognition Night. The event was held at Churchill County Indoor Swimming Pool on Thursday, May 31. Tribal Council Member Natalie Pacheco honored each student with a certificate and praised students for their exemplary academic efforts, perfect attendance, outstanding effort, citizenship and athletics. Roy Redner did a great job in facilitating the event and kept the kids focused on the forum’s key message about the importance of education.
Following the recognition, they served sub sandwiches, fruit, chips and drinks. The education staff made cupcakes for the event also. We would like to thank the Fallon Business Council for their support throughout the school year. A big thank you to Roy Redner, Felicia Siyuja, Anthony Berreman, Chantelle Johnson, Pamela Henson and Rosie Berreman for all their hard work that they put into each recognition event to recognize our youth.
Fallon Paiute Shoshone Tribe’s Annual Graduation Banquet 2018
A graduating honor ceremony and reception was held June 22, 2018 at the Fallon Tribal Gymnasium. A ceremony acknowledging and honoring all graduates and their families. The Reception and program was from 6pm- 8pm and began with an invocation by Reverend Ernie Hooper. Following Hooper, was Roy Redner who served as master of ceremonies for the evening. Vice Chairman Yvonne Mori welcomed attendees and encouraged the graduates to pursue their dreams no matter where they go in life and congratulated them for all the hard work and efforts. Each student was honored with a gift presented by Vice Chairman Yvonne Mori, Treasurer Jon Pishion, and Secretary Laura Ijames.
The Graduation festivities included Young Chief a drum group that performed welcome and honor songs. Also there was a slide show created for each graduate with pictures provided by each student’s family.
A special Thank you to the Fallon Business Council, Education Department, Felicia Siyuja, Chantelle Johnson, Rosalinda Berreman, Parks and Recreation, Anthony Berreman, Housing, Young Chief, Roy Redner, Colton Tohannie, and all the volunteers and people who made this event possible. Congratulations to all our graduates!
TERO DEPARTMENT NEWS
The TERO Department continually accepts applications. If your application is over one (1) year from the date you last submitted, a new application will need to be completed. Please stop by the TERO Office or pick one up, they are located by the front door of the Administration Building.
If you are interested in attending trainings that are outside of the area or need help finding one, please let me know, I am happy to assist. TERO can help with some training costs for Fallon Paiute-Shoshone Tribal Members.
Please call for more information at 775-423-6040