Ute Indian Tribe

UTE NEWS FOR THE WEEK OF
October 12, 2020

EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT

As of Today, October 13, 2020 there are 7 active cases on the Uintah and Ouray Indian Reservation. Hot Spots still include the Wasatch front, if you have left the area for medical or personal reasons we ask you to self-isolate for 5-7 days and get tested on the 8th day before re-entering society. Please take all precautions to protect yourself and loved ones, continue to wash and sanitize your hands, social distance in public settings, and wear a mask where social distancing is unable to maintain. Flu Shots are available at the IHS Wellness Center, Drive Thru is available daily from 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m., Thursday from 1:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

If you have not completed the 2020CENSUS, please stop by the Emergency Management office located at the old Tribal Court House for assistance or call 435-725-4901/4902 to complete the form over the phone.

BUREAU OF INDIAN AFFAIRS

Invitation to Bid Agricultural Leases. Deadline for Submission: November 18, 2020 @ 4:30 p.m. Bid Opening Date & Time: November 19, 2020 @ 2 p.m. Place of Bid is at the Uintah & Ouray Agency in Fort Duchesne, UT. Covid-19 Procedures, they are working diligently to maximize a safe environment for their staff and community by implementing substantial strategies at the U&O Agency. Per the CDC, social distancing is vital in reducing the spread of this virus. To limit direct contact between individual public access to the Agency is limited. This Agency will comply with the federal regulations made by the Bid opening process. Should you have any questions, Please contact Ms. Rebecca Pohawpatchoko, Realty Specialist @ (435-722-4329)

 

INDIAN HEALTH SERVICE

Covid Testing & Flu Shots Are Coming To Your Community Building.

Wednesday October 14th – Myton

Wednesday October 21st – Randlett

Wednesday October 28th – Fort Duchesne

3pm to 5 pm. It is time to protect you and your family from the FLU. Covid test results will be provided back to you on Thursday.

 

NATURAL RESOURCE DEPARTMENT

At this time, the Natural Resource Department would like all tribal membership who required an Agriculture/Home site Assignment to please come into their office or call and provide a current mailing address and phone number. Please feel free to contact the Resource office @ (435-725-4829) or (435-725-4838)

 

UTE TRIBE JUSTICE CENTER

You are Cordially Invited to a Dedication & Blessing of the new Ute Police Vehicles & to honor 2 Individuals with a lifesaving award Thursday, October 15th @ 4PM at the Ute Tribe Justice Center in Fort Duchesne. Please bring a face mask and social distancing (6feet) will be practiced.

 

UTE TRIBE TRANSIT

The transit department will not be running the normal scheduled routes until further notice. The transit is answering calls for Demand Response from 8:30am - 4:30pm. Please call a day prior to the date you will be needing a ride, to be put on their schedule. Please call (435-725-4924) (435-725-4984) or (435-823-8880) Motor Pool: Starting October 1st 2020, the Motor Pool Mechanic Uasilaa and Shop Technician Samuel Willie will be on new hours for all department vehicle repair. They will be at Motor Pool shop @ 7:30am to 6pm Monday – Thursday, and on call Friday – Sunday. If you need any maintenance on your assigned or department vehicle please call Motor Pool and schedule an appointment. You can also call 435-823-8880 for any assistance.

UIT CHR

Community Health Representatives Area Rotation. Through October, November, and December 2020. Jaclyn Redfoot can be reached @ (435-823-2311) her rotation is: Coonsville, Yellowstone Sub-Div, Alterra, Indian Bench, Whiterocks, Farmcreek and Neola.

Darci Lira can be reached @ (435-828-2354) her rotation is: Hilltop Sub-Div, Roosevelt, Myton, Bridgeland, Arcadia, Altamont, Sunshine Acres, Independence, Randlett and Ouray.

Owna Faa’Agata can be reached @ (435-823-2343) her rotation is: Ft.Duchesne, Senior Housing Apts, Richardsons, La Mesa, Little Chicago, La Point, Tridell and Gusher.

 

WATER SETTLEMENT DEPARTMENT

Hay sales on Tuesday and Fridays Only. Average Weight is 3 Bales 1 Ton.

First Crop: $30.00

Second Crop: $45.00

Third Crop: $45.00

First Crop Grass: $30.00

Second Crop Grass: $45.00. Tribal Members are limited to 18 Bales = 7 Tons per Month.

No Semi Loads. No Holds must be picked up at time of service. Tribal member must be present of time of sale and have valid Tribal I.D for any questions you can call there office @ (435-722-3136) or call Clark Jones @ (435-823-7433)

 

MAJOR FEATURE FILM CASTING

Is seeking a Ute Man for speaking role. Age 40-70, must be tall and thin, also comfortable riding a horse. Filming one day between October-December 2020 in northeastern Arizona. Pay rate: $1,000 per day. All auditions will be done through self-tapes and email. Submit Through Email: newmexicotalent@gmail.com in the Subject Line, write: Ute Casting. Include first & last name, Age or age range, Height, Phone number, City and State of residence, confirm that you are a member of the Ute Tribe, Attach two recent photos: one of face, one full length. Cell phone photos are okay.

 

UTE LANGUAGE

DUE to the respect for our tribal members – Safety First Always. No Classes are scheduled until further notice. Thank You from Maylee Mountain.

 

UTE LAND TRUST

Practice your Ute Language. Every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday @ 6PM.

Zoom Meeting ID: 99732745867 Log In and equipment assistant for Ute Elders (65+) and Youth who want to join. You can contact Braiden at Braidan@uteandtrust.org for more information.

 

UIT HOUSING AUTHORITY

Is accepting applications for 1, 2, 3 & 4 bedroom units for low income rental program. For more information call: (435-722-4656)

 

WELLBRIETY

Mending Broken Hearts Native American Grief Recovery Meeting. Meeting times: Every Wednesday @ 5:30 – 7 Pm. Call Rebecka to sign up @ (435-828-8897)

 

ALCOHOL / SUBSTANCE ABUSE PREVENTION PROGRAM

Anger Management Classes now available through UIT/ASAPP. All classes are held on the ZOOM platform. We at A/SAPP are doing our part to prevent the spread of COVID-19. For any questions or more information on how to get started contact: Adam Twiss Case Manager @ (435) 722-3234 ext. 2869

 

UTE TRIBE SANITATION

A kindly reminder that the following should NOT go into the Ute Tribal Garbage bins or dumpster. We operate compacting trash trucks and these items will ruin Sanitation Equipment:

  • Electronics
  • Office Furniture
  • Construction Debris (bricks, stone, concrete)
  • Renovation Debris (drywall, wood, siding)
  • Batteries
  • Tires
  • Paint
  • Flammable Liquids
  • Dead Animals
  • Hazardous Waste (gas, oil, pesticides, etc.…)

Should you have any questions please feel free to contact us 435-722-5176.

 

*UTE INDIAN TRIBE JOB VACANCIES:

Ute Home Mortgage LLC

- Mortgage Officer

UTERO

- Office Manager

GIS Coordinator

-GIS

Ute Hemp LLC

- Chief Executive Officer

Ute Housing Authority

- Grounds Keeper

Security

- Security Officer

Adult Court

- Prosecutor

- Public Defender

BIA/OJS Law Enforcement

- Public Safety Dispatcher

Tribal Transportation Program

- Transportation Director

Uintah River High School

- Special Education Aide

Education

- JOM Tutor / Mentor

Fish & Wildlife Law Enforcement

- Part Time Dispatcher

- Wildlife Investigator

- Conservation Officer

 

*UTE TRIBAL ENTERPRISE, LLC JOB VACANCIES:

Ute Coffee house

- Manager

Myton Ute Petroleum

- - Deli Worker (3) Positons : Part time

For more information contact: the Human Resource Office @ (435-725-4017)

 

*UTE BULLETIN DEADLINE: The next Bulletin Deadline: Monday October 26, 2020. Bulletin will be out: Monday November 2, 2020. Please submit your articles and photos to Ute Bulletin Office to, reginam@utetribe.com,

*FRIENDLY REMINDER: Daily Business will be through EMAIL or the office’s DROP BOX in front of the building due to the precaution of COVID-19. Please submit your Radio News to Ute Bulletin/Public Relation Department by noon (12:00 pm) On Mondays, email information to heidib@utetribe.com or reginam@utetribe.com

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