The Village of Solomon's (VOS) Vision is

 

To increase cultural awareness and promote the well being of our tribal members while protecting our environment.

NOTICE OF GENERAL ELECTIONS

AND  2020 ANNUAL MEETING

 

PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that the general elections for seat “C” on the Council will take place on Friday, November 13th.  There will not be in person voting this year, but, will be by absentee ballot only.  It is extremely important to mail in your absentee ballot this year.  Absentee ballots not only elects our Tribal Council, it also establishes a quorum for the Annual meeting. Quorum must be met in order to conduct a valid Annual Meeting. If too few tribal members vote and quorum is not reached, the Annual Meeting must be rescheduled.

 

PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that the Annual meeting of the Village of Solomon will be held on Saturday, November 14, 2020.  The Tribal Council has made the decision to have its Annual Meeting telephonically only in the interest of everyone’s health and safety. 

 

Absentee Ballot Voting: Tribal members eligible to vote must submit an absentee ballot by USPS mail only.  Voters may only vote once.  Absentee ballots will be accepted until November 13, 2020 at 4:30 p.m.

 

Seat up for Election:  Seat “C is up for election this year.  Each absentee ballot will contain a list of qualified candidates for voters to choose from.  Voters will choose one (1) name from the list of candidates.  Voters will also be able to write in one candidate as an alternative to candidates on the absentee ballot.  The candidate receiving the most votes for the seat they are running for will be elected.   

 

            Candidates wishing to run for office:

 

1.         In order to be considered for council candidacy to the council and your name included on the absentee ballot, you must submit a Letter of Intent and disclosure form to the Tribal Coordinator by 4:00 PM by October 9, 2020.  All Letters of Intent and disclosure forms submitted by candidates will be included with absentee ballots for tribal membership review.

 

            2.         A Letter of Intent must certify that the candidate is a tribal member eighteen (18) years old or older. 

 

            3.         A disclosure form must also be filled out and include any other information  the candidate wishes the tribal membership to know.  The disclosure form  requires that the candidate list prior criminal history and any current              pending criminal charges. Candidates may request the disclosure form by sending an email to president@villageofsolomon.org for the form to either              be mailed by USPS mail or by electronic submission.

 

 

VOS TRIBAL COUNCIL RESUMES MONTHLY MEETING SCHEDULE

The Tribal Council is back on schedule with our monthly tribal council meetings which are the 3rd Thursday of each month for the rest of 2020, excluding December. At our May 26th meeting, our first order of  business was to approve an employee and workplace safety policy specifically addressing the Coronavirus pandemic. Though our office remains closed to the public, staff are available by phone and email. In order to minimize contact and practice social distancing, all of our tribe’s business matters are handled by phone, email and USPS mail only until further notice.  For distribution of any VOS issued checks such as meeting stipends, or, reimbursement for hunting support or school supplies, all checks will be mailed. 

VOS TRIBAL COUNCIL MONTHLY MEETING SCHEDULE

August 20, 2020

September 17, 2020

October 15, 2020

November 19, 2020

There will not be any in person meetings until further notice.  Tribal members are always welcome to attend telephonically.  Please send an email to president@villageofsolomon.org to confirm your attendance and an agenda and teleconference information will be forwarded to you.

Congrats to the four (4) door prize drawing winners

1st Place

Michelle Loomis

2nd Place

Cheryl Kalerak

3rd Place

Ashley Olson

4th Place

Amy Johnson

 

Thank you to everyone that participated. 

 Checks were mailed on Monday, August 3rd.

PO Box 2053 Nome Alaska 99762 
Phone (907)443-4985  Fax: (907)443-5189
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