Public Notice: 60 Day Comment Period on DEC Permits for Donlin Gold Project

The Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Wastewater Discharge Authorization Program has begun a 60 day public comment period for the issuance of: An Alaska Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (APDES) Individual Permit to Discharge to Waters of the United States and Waste Management Permit (WMP) for the Donlin Gold Project.

Tentative Determination:  DEC has tentatively determined to issue an APDES and WMP permits for the activity described in the permit application.

 See documents below for additional detail and how to submit your comments.

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2017 Napaimute Traditional Council Election Results:

Here are the results from the NTC elections held at the 2017 Annual Meeting on December 9th:

L-R: Audrey Leary & Rachelle Rohde are sworn in after being re-elected to the Napaimute Traditional Council

Congratulations to both returning Council Members and thank you for your continued service to the tribe, the community, and the region!

 

Final Agenda for the 2017 Native Village of Napaimute Annual Meeting:

 

NATIVE VILLAGE OF NAPAIMUTE

ANNUAL MEETING

DECEMBER 9, 2017

 

 ST. INNOCENT RUSSIAN ORTHODOX CATHEDRAL

 FELLOWSHIP HALL

401 E. TURPIN, ANCHORAGE, ALASKA

 

AGENDA:

 

11:30 am -12:30 pm    Lunch & Registration

 

1:00 pm         Call to Order – President Devron Hellings

Invocation

Welcome address by – President Devron Hellings

Establishment of Quorum

Introductions

Approval of the Agenda

Announcements: Appointment of Election Committee

Approval of the Minutes from 2016 Annual Meeting

Comments from Council Members

 

1:30 pm           Tribal Transportation Safety Project Presentation – Mark Leary

 

2:15 pm           ICDBG Sawmill Project Presentation – Lisa Feyereisen

 

3:00 pm           Break

 

3:15 pm           NVN Environmental Department Presentation – Dan Gillikin

 

4:00 pm           Financial Report – Marcie Sherer

 

4:30 pm           2017 Traditional Council Elections – 2017 Election Committee

 

4:45 pm           General Question & Answers

 

5:00 pm           Adjourn

 

 

Hope to see you there!

2017 NVN Annual Meeting & Election Notice:

The Napaimute Traditional Council has set the date for the 2017 Native Village of Napaimute Annual Meeting and Council Elections for December 9, 2017 in Anchorage.

The meeting will be held at the St. Innocent Russian Orthodox Cathedral Fellowship Hall, 401 Turpin St., Anchorage, Alaska

There are two seats open for election:

Seat B – currently held by Audrey Leary

Seat C – currently held by Rachelle Rohde

Tribal Members over the age of 18 who are interested in running for one of these seats must submit their intent to run notice by the close of business, November 20, 2017. Submissions may be made via email to: napaimute@gci.net or by regular mail.

Thank you.

L-R: President Devron Helings & Vice President Marcie Sherer being sworn in after being re-elected at the 2016 NVN Annual Meeting

Temporary Position with Napaimute

Environmental Technician:

The Native Village of Napaimute is looking at temporarily hiring an Environmental Technician.  This person will be responsible for assisting the Environmental Coordinator and Executive Administrative Assistant.  This position requires a person to be a “Jack of all Trades”.  The Technician must be familiar with basic statistical analysis, data entry; and possess preliminary grant writing skills, basic software and computer knowledge, basic bookkeeping skills, and be familiar with general office procedures.  This position will be based in Aniak Alaska, but may require travel as needed.  If you have any questions, please call Lisa Feyereisen @ 676-0599