General Council briefed on economic development
By Dean Rhodes
Smoke Signals editor
Tribal Economic Development Director Titu Asghar briefed General Council on Tribal economic development plans during a 20-minute executive session on Sunday, May 6, at the Tribal Community Center.
Because the briefing was held in executive session, Smoke Signals cannot report the details of the briefing.
Asghar joined the Tribe on Jan. 17, 2011, and is now in charge of Tribal commercial real estate as well as helping plan the Tribe’s future economic development.
Tribal members interested in finding out more about Tribal economic development plans should contact Economic Development Administrative Assistant Jilene Mercier at 503-879-1315 or firstname.lastname@example.org to schedule an appointment or phone call.
In other actions, it was announced that the next General Council meeting for Tribal Council nominations will be held 11 a.m. Sunday, June 24, in the Tribal Community Center.
The next regular General Council meeting will be held after the summer break at 11 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 9, at the Tribal Community Center.
Tribal Elders Gene LaBonte and Ed Larsen and Tribal spouse Liz Leno won the $50 door prizes and Tribal Elder Dorothy Shortt won the $100 door prize.
The General Council meeting was followed by a 1 p.m. Community Input meeting in the Tribal gym.