July 9th, 2014
The Karuk Tribe will submit a proposal for an Indian Community Development Block Grant (ICDBG) to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, Southwest Office of Native American Programs, on July 29, 2014. The ICDBG can be utilized to construct public facilities, construct or renovate homes, purchase land for new housing, or conduct economic development activities.
The Karuk Tribe is applying for the maximum amount of $605,000 for construction of public facilities. The project being proposed is a Behavioral Health and Wellness Services Building in Happy Camp, CA. This project has been developed through discussions with the Tribal Council, members of the Management Team, and community members.
A meeting inviting public input is scheduled for July 22nd in the Old Headway Building, located at 64101 Second Avenue in HappyCamp, beginning at 5:00pm.
Notice of General Election
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN: that on November 4th, 2014, the Karuk Tribe will conduct a General Election. Candidate packets will be available at Tribal Administrative offices in Happy Camp, Yreka, and Orleans on Wednesday, July 9th, 2014 for the Yreka Member At Large and Orleans Member At Large positions.
Polling places will be open from 7 AM to 7 PM at the following locations:
Happy Camp: Multi-Purpose Room (Old Gym), 64236 Second Avenue;
Yreka: Health Clinic Conference Room, 1519 South Oregon Street; and
Orleans: Community Center, 39051 Highway 96.
TO BE ELIGIBLE TO VOTE: you must be an enrolled member of the Karuk Tribe, who is eighteen years old, and has registered with the Karuk Voter’s Registration Office (you may register to vote before the election).
SUBJECT MATTER OF ELECTION:
Vice-Chairperson (Paid Position) TERM: Nov 2014-Nov 2018
Yreka-Member At Large TERM: Nov 2014-Nov 2018
Orleans-Member At Large (Partial Term) TERM: Nov 2014-Nov 2015
ABSENTEE BALLOTS: Requests for absentee ballots must be submitted in writing with a current return address and must be received no later than Tuesday, October 21st, 2014.
Karuk Tribe Housing Authority
2015 Indian Housing Plan
Notice Regarding Public Comments
The Karuk Tribe Housing Authority has completed the planning process for the 2015 Indian Housing Plan (IHP) funded by the Department of Housing and Urban Development under the Native American Housing Assistance and Self Determination Act (NAHASDA) for Fiscal/Program Year 10/1/2014 to 9/30/2015. The Tribe is required to provide the public with an opportunity to comment on the IHP.