Tribal Council Agenda, December 2017

Washoe Tribal Council Meeting
December 8, 2017 – 6:00pm
Woodfords Community

2018 Insurance Documents

The following forms are available for the 2018 insurance open enrollment period:

2018 Employee Booklet

2018 Employee Benefits Form for California

2018 Employee Benefits Form for Nevada

Click on the Links above to view download or print the corresponding document.


Washoe Wins 2nd in Nevada Day Parade

Tribal Administration would like to send out recognition and a great big thank you to all those who assisted with this year’s 2017 Washoe Tribe Float !! Congratulations on a 2nd place win!!

Click Here for a Slide Show of the Highlights.


Announcment of Elder Abuse Tribal Forum

Elder Abuse Code Tribal Forum

When: April 28, 2017
Where: Dresslerville Elder Center
Time: 1:00 pm—3pm
Why: To receive on-reservation tribal member input, community member, and elder feedback on criminalizing elder abuse in Washoe Country.


**Provide the Tribal Prosecutor and Legal Department with your input.**

If the elder in your family is unable to attend, please ask them to write a letter stating their concerns about elder abuse on the Washoe Tribe’s Reservations.

Notice of Changes to Criminal Procedure

This announcmenet is to inform the Washoe Tribal membership of recent changes to Title 4, Criminal Procedures.

  1. Washoe Tribe Resolution Number 2017-03-WTC-027 provides that one-hundred (180) days is allowed to provide defendants in the Washoe Tribal Court for a jury trial, amended from sixty (60) days. Amended Title 4, § 4-010-030(h).
  2. Washoe Tribe Resolution Number 2017-03-WTC-028 provides that defendants charged with offenses who face incarceration of more than six (6) months are entitled to a jury trial. Amended Title 4, § 4-60-020(1).
  3. Washoe Tribe Resolution Number 2017-04-WTC-047 provides that any person who is a party in any civil or criminal trial may represent himself/herself or be represented by those persons described in Title 1, § 1-80-020. This changes the requirement that the Washoe Tribe pay for attorneys for indigent defendants, in compliance with the Indian Civil Rights Act, a federal law, 25 USC § 1302(a)(6) . Amended Title 4, § 4-10-030(c).

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact the Tribal Prosecutor, Legal Department, or Tribal Court Clerk.