Town of Ignacio continues to address water main break

The Town of Ignacio continues to address the water main break issue that took place on February 14, 2024.  All local community members are encouraged to follow the Town of Ignacio’s Facebook social media page and website https://townofignacio.colorado.gov/ for continued updates on the issue. A map is also attached with the RED outlined area indicating the approximate water outage area and the YELLOW outlined area indicating the boil advisory area.

Please make efforts to share information with neighbors, family members, etc. who may not have access to social media or technological resources for continued updates.

We ask that local community members refrain from calling the Southern Ute Police Department for updates. We want to ensure that line remains open for warranted emergencies.

If there are questions regarding the boil advisory or water outage, please contact the Town of Ignacio at (970) 563-9494 during normal business hours of 9:00 a.m.- 4:00 p.m.

Any calls received outside of the Town of Ignacio’s normal business hours will be advised accordingly with appropriate recorded messaging.

– Tribal Information Services

Sundance Prescribed/Pile Burn 02122024

The BIA Southern Ute Agency will be conducting a second Prescribed/Pile Burn within the Sundance Ceremonial Grounds beginning the week of February 12, 2024, when favorable conditions are present. Ignition is planned to begin at 10:00 am. Fire personnel will monitor and patrol the burn area throughout the week.

The Legal Description for the burn is Township 33N, Range 7W, Section 5. The purpose of the burn is to dispose of accumulated slash that was not burned previously.

Smoke will be visible from Ignacio, CO, and surrounding areas. Drivers are encouraged to use caution in the event smoke settles into the road corridor and for vehicles entering/leaving the area.

For more information regarding the project, please contact the Southern Ute Agency Fire Management Office at (970) 563-4571.

Tribal Broadband Modernization Project: Phase II Construction Update & Traffic Impacts

FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT:

Melvin J. Baker, Chairman – 970-563-2320
Summer Begay, Communication Specialist – 970-563-2313

FOR RELEASE: February 05, 2024

Tribal Broadband Modernization Project: Phase II Construction Update & Traffic Impacts

Project News: Phase II is underway and construction has begun to connect fiber to homes!

Where: Crews will be working within the Ignacio town limits, CR-517 near the Sky Ute Casino and Ute Rd. Construction will take place along the edge of the roadways/alleyways. Please see the maps with construction zones indicated in red.

What: The broadband project will include trenching, boring, and plowing to lay fiber, as well as reclamation and seeding. Construction vehicles and fiber spools will be visible on the shoulder.

When: Construction is ongoing. Hours of operation will be from 7:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m.

Travel Impact: Parking lanes, sidewalks, and alleyways may be temporarily closed during operations. Motorists will be required to reduce speeds and travel safely around the construction taking place on the side of the road. Please remember to slow down in construction zones, eliminate distractions, and drive with extra caution. Motorists are also urged to watch for workers and equipment along the roadway.

In the event of an emergency or to report a reckless driver, please contact the Southern Ute Police Department at 970-563-4401.

For more information about the Tribal Broadband Modernization Project, please visit the link in the image.
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Current SUIT Job Openings – January 31, 2024

Southern Ute Permanent Fund

Grants Coordinator – Open until filled. – Ignacio,COPermits & ROW Specialist – Closes 2/13/2024 – Ignacio,COAir Quality Scientist I – Permitting – Closes 2/12/2024 – Ignacio,COLands Technician Trainee – S. Ute Tribal Members Only – Closes 2/12/2024 – Ignacio,COTribal Apprenticeship Program – Southern Ute Members Only – Open Until Filled – Ignacio,COGrounds Maintenance Worker – Closes February 2, 2024 – Ignacio,COTribal Ranger Trainee – Closes February 1, 2024 – Southern Ute Members Only – Ignacio,COLifeguard Part-time – Closes February 1, 2024 – Ignacio,COSwimming Instructor Part-time – Closes February 1, 2024 – Ignacio,COProject Manager – Construction – Open until filled – Ignacio,COTERO Worker – Ignacio, COTEAM Worker – Southern Ute Tribal Members only – Ignacio, CODetention Transport Officer – Open until filled – Ignacio, COAir Quality Scientist II – Permitting – Open until filled. – Ignacio,COBoys & Girls Club Aide PT – Open until filled – Ignacio, CODeputy Tribal Historic Preservation Officer – So. Ute member only – Open until filled. – Ignacio,COAir Quality Scientist II – Enforcement – Open until filled. – Ignacio,COTribal Attorney – Prosecutor – Open until filled – Ignacio,COGaming Investigator I – Open until filled. – Ignacio,COAfter School Program Leader – Open until filled. – Ignacio,COMuseum Director – Open until filled. – Ignacio,CONAGPRA Technician – S. Ute Tribal Members Only – Open until filled. – Ignacio,COSpecial Needs Aide (PT w/Benefits) – Open until filled. – Ignacio,CODirector of Strategic Planning – Open Until Filled – Ignacio,COConstruction Services Repairman – Open Until Filled – Ignacio,COHealth Center Support Services Manager – Open until filled – Ignacio,COMedical Assistant (Part-time w/benefits) – Open until filled – Ignacio,COEducation Department Assistant – Open until filled – Ignacio, CODentist – Part-time w/Benefits – Open until filled – Ignacio,COHVAC Technician – Open until filled – Ignacio,COUmpire / Referee – Open Until Filled – Ignacio,COScorekeeper – Open until filled – Ignacio,CODispatcher – Open Until Filled – Ignacio,COElementary Teacher – Open until filled – Ignacio, COPatrol Officer I – Open Until Filled – Ignacio, COTribal Health Department Director – Open until filled – Ignacio,CODetention Officer – Open Until Filled – Ignacio,COGrants Financial Analyst – Open Until Filled – Ignacio,COClinical Supervisor – Open Until FIlled – Ignacio,CODispatcher Trainee – Southern Ute Members Only – Open Until Filled – Ignacio,CO

To apply visit https://careers.southernute.com/pfund

Southern Ute Growth Fund – Tribal Members Only

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Southern Ute Growth Fund

Joint Interest Billing (JIB) Accountant II – Closes 2/16/2024 – Ignacio, COJoint Interest Billing (JIB) Accountant III – Closes 2/16/2024 – Ignacio, COWells Team Manager – Closes 2/16/2024 – Ignacio, COMaintenance Worker I – Closes 2/9/2024 – Ignacio, COController – Closes 2/2/2024 – Ignacio, CO

To apply visit https://careers.southernute.com/sugf

Sky Ute Casino Resort

Director of Human Resources – Full Time – Closes 2/3/2024 – Ignacio, CO7 Rivers Bartender – Full Time – Closes 2/4/2024 – Ignacio, COSurveillance Agent I – Full Time – Closes 2/4/2024 – Igancio, COMulti-Games Dealer On-Call – Open until filled – Ignacio, CORolling Thunder Line Cook Full-Time $1000 Sign on Bonus!! – Open until filled – Ignacio, COCasino Housekeeping Staff – Full-Time $500 Sign on Bonus! – Open until filled – Ignacio, COFront Desk Associate – Full Time $500 Sign-on Bonus – Open until filled – Ignacio, COSurveillance Video Technician – Full Time – Open until filled – Ignacio, COEvent Staff – Full Time – Closes 2/2/2024 – Ignacio, COSenior Facilities Staff – Full Time – Closes 2/2/2024 – Ignacio, COLevel II Facilities Staff – Full Time – Closes 2/2/2024 – Ignacio, COEntry Level Facilities Staff – Full Time – Closes 2/2/2024 – Ignacio, COGeneral Manager – Full time Contractual – Closes 2/4/2024 – Ignacio, CORetail Staff – Full Time – Closes 2/1/2024 – Ignacio, COFront Desk Supervisor – Full Time – Closes 2/1/2024 – Ignacio, COPlayers Club Representative – Full Time – Closes 2/1/2024 – Ignacio, CORestaurants Manager – Full Time – Closes 2/1/2024 – Ignacio, COKitchen Utility Steward/Dishwasher – Full Time – Closes 2/1/2024 – Ignacio, CORoom Attendant – Full Time – Closes 2/1/2024 – Ignacio, COSecurity Officer – Full Time – Closes 2/1/2024 – Ignacio, COSlot Operations Floor Person – Full Time – Closes 2/1/2024 – Ignacio, COCafé Cashier – Full Time Evening Shift – Open until filled – Ignacio, COSlot Technician II – Full Time – Closes 2/1/2024 – Ignacio, COSlot Technician II – Full Time – Closes 2/1/2024 – Ignacio, COLaundry Attendant – Full Time – Closes 2/1/2024 – Ignaico, COBuyer – Full Time – Closes 2/1/2024 – Ignacio, CODeep Cleaning Staff Graveyards – Full Time – Closes 2/1/2024 – Ignacio, COBowling Mechanic I Full – Time – Closes 2/1/2024 – Ignacio, COGrounds Supervisor – Full Time $2500 Sign on Bonus – Closes 2/1/2024 – Ignacio, COFacilities Technician – Full Time $1,000 Sign-on Bonus – Closes 2/1/2024 – Ignacio, COKitchen Utility Steward/ Dishwasher Supervisor – Full Time – Closes 2/1/2024 – Ignacio, COLead Facilities Technician (HVAC) – Full Time $2500 SIGN ON BONUS – Closes 2/1/2024 – Ignacio, COSpecialized Facilities Technician (Electrician, Plumber, HVAC etc.) – Full Time $2500 SIGN ON BONUS – Closes 2/1/2024 – Ignacio, COSeven Rivers Line Cook – Full Time – Closes 2/1/2024 – Ignacio, COFacilities Supervisor – Full Time $2500 SIGN ON BONUS – Closes 2/1/2024 – Ignacio, CORolling Thunder Grill Server – Full Time – Closes 2/1/2024 – Ignacio, CO

To apply visit https://careers.southernute.com/casino

Southern Ute Shared Services

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For Immediate Release: Stability and Renewal Baker Leads the Tribe into Second Term with New Council 12/18/2023

FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT

Melvin J. Baker, Chairman – 970.563.2320

Summer Begay, Communication Specialist– 970.563.2313

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: December 18, 2023

Stability and Renewal: Baker Leads the Tribe into Second Term with New Council

Southern Ute Indian Reservation – The Southern Ute Indian Tribe welcomed Chairman, Melvin J. Baker and Council Member, Marty Pinnecoose during the Inauguration Ceremony this morning at Sky Ute Casino Resort. Surrounded by family, tribal members, and visiting dignitaries, the ceremony marked a momentous occasion for the Tribe as it embraced Council Member Pinnecoose for his first term and Chairman Baker for his second term as Chairman.

Chairman Melvin J. Baker, a dedicated advocate for tribal sovereignty, brings a wealth of experience to his new term. Baker previously served four terms on Tribal Council. With a commitment to preserving and enhancing the resources, tradition, and identity of the Pino Nuuchiu, Chairman Baker is poised to lead the Tribe with vision and resilience. “Your faith in my leadership is truly inspiring. I am deeply grateful for your unwavering support and the privilege of serving as Chairman for another term”, stated Chairman Baker.

Council Member Marty Pinnecoose looks forward to beginning to his first term on Tribal Council. Pinnecoose had a multi-faceted career that included working as a journeyman ironworker, actor, teacher, role model, businessman. “I would like to thank the Tribal Membership for their vote of confidence, I am eager to learn, to listen, and to grow alongside you. This is not my seat alone, it is a shared space built on trust and collaboration”, stated Council Member Pinnecoose.

Chairman Baker has selected Lorelei Cloud to serve as his Vice Chairman. The appointment for the Executive Office will be announced in the coming days.

For more information, please contact Tribal Council Affairs at 970-563-2319.

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Summer R. Begay

Communication Specialist | Tribal Council Affairs

Southern Ute Indian Tribe

P.O. Box 737 Ignacio, CO 81137

Office: 970-563-2313

Work Cell: 970-553-0052

Southern Ute Tribe issues Public Notice on Revised Title 4 – Criminal Procedure Code & Revised Title 5 – Criminal Code

PUBLIC NOTICE

On December 5, 2023, the Tribal Council adopted a revised Title 4 – Criminal Procedure Code and a revised Title 5 – Criminal Code.

The effective date for both codes will be March 1, 2024.

The current Southern Ute Tribal Criminal Procedure and Criminal Codes will be in effect until February 29, 2024.

Both the current codes and the revised codes can be found on the Tribal government Law and Order Code website at: https://www.southernute-nsn.gov/government/tribal-code/

Please see the attached Public Notice for more information.

Thank you –

Leslie Barnhart
Legal Department
Southern Ute Indian Tribe
P.O. Box 737 | Ignacio, CO | 81137
970.563.2144
lbarnhart@southernute-nsn.gov

The Southern Ute Election Board Announces Notice of Run-Off Election for Tribal Chairman and (1) Tribal Council Seat

The Southern Ute Election Board has determined the Run-Off Election dates and deadlines according to the Southern Ute Constitution and Election Code of the Southern Ute Indian Tribe. Run-Off Election will be held Friday, December 15, 2023, from 7:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. The Election will be held at 285 Lakin Street, Ignacio, CO. A sample ballot has been provided containing Tribal Council Chairman candidates James M. Olguin and Melvin J. Baker. The Tribal Council candidates are Marty M. Pinnecoose and Cedric J. Chavez. Please call the Southern Ute Election Board at (970) 563-2303/2305/2730. Off reservation tribal members can call (800)772-1236 Ext, 2303. Email correspondence can be sent to election@southernute-nsn.gov

Southern Ute Election Board Announces 2023 Run-Off Election

Greetings,

The Election Board has determined the dates for the upcoming 2023 Run-off Election according to the Constitution and Election Code.  Run-off Election will be on Friday, December 15, 2023, 7 A.M. to 7 P.M. with voting located at the Election Office, 285 Lakin Street, Ignacio, CO.

Tribal Council Chairman candidates are James M. Olguin and Melvin J. Baker.

The Tribal Council candidates are Marty M. Pinnecoose and Cedric J. Chavez.

For further inquiry, please call (970) 563-2303 or 2305/2730; Off Reservation Tribal Members:  1-800-772-1236 ext. 2303; Email is also an option at election@southernute-nsn.gov