Planning Department

Hazard Mitigation Plan Summary
The Planning Department recently published a Tribal Hazard Mitigation Plan Summary, which will help Tribal Members understand how our government plans to address potential natural hazards. If you’d like a copy of the full Hazard Mitigation Plan, please contact the Planning Department at (360) 592-0162.


Water and On-Site Sanitary Services
The Planning Department has applications for Indian Health Services (IHS) Individual Water and On-Site Sanitary Services. The service provided by IHS is free to Tribal Members. Download, print and complete this Water and Wastewater Application, which contains information on what you’ll need to provide to become an applicant. Tribal members should complete the application as best as they can. Upon receipt of the application, the Planning Department will verify the information and work to obtain the Chairman’s signature. As such, please mail this application to Nooksack Indian Tribe, ATTN: Planning Department, PO Box 157, Deming, WA 98244. The service provided by IHS can take several months to complete, so please be patient. When such projects commence, the Planning Department is happy to help act as a liaison between the homeowner and IHS. After completion of the project, it becomes the responsibility of the homeowner to operate and maintain the system(s). For more information, contact Ross Cline, Planning Department,, or (360) 592-0162.


About the Planning Department
The Tribe’s Planning Department helps organize and keep the Tribe’s realty records to act as a liaison between Tribal Members and government agencies when the Tribal Membership is applying for aid from these other agencies. The department also tracks the Tribe’s land status and processes for land acquisitions, aids with Indian Health Services sanitary applications, assists with obtaining Bureau of Indian Affairs information on trust allotments and helps other departments with design work and information when needed. For more information on the Planning Department, contact Ross Cline at (360) 592-0162.

Current Job Openings as of December 13th. ...

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Thank you again to our awesome staff who handed out the holiday support checks yesterday and today! Any checks not picked up will be mailed today to the address on file with Enrollment. ...

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This camp is open to children ages 5 to 18 who are enrolled Nooksack Tribal Members, or who are children of enrolled Nooksack Tribal Members. Contact Rikkole Edwards to register by 12/17. All attendees must pre-register to attend. ...

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Holiday support check distribution is today from 9:30am to 3:00pm. Distribution will end at 3pm sharp. If you do not have your check in hand by 3pm, you will have to get it via mail.

Please note:
- Make sure you're there well in advance of 3pm, we will have to stop at exactly 3pm to ensure any checks not picked up get into the mail today
- Photo ID is required
- Our crew will be working through lunch so any time between those hours is fine for pick up

Questions? Comment here or message the fan page and we will try to help you out!

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