Tribal Council Seeks Comment on Proposed Changes to Tribal Code

Suquamish Museum

The Suquamish Tribal Council is seeking written comments on a proposed revision of Suquamish Tribal Code Title 2, Chapter 2, . Contact the Office of the Tribal Attorney for a paper copy of the proposed changes or click here to view online.

Specifically, the amendment to Suquamish Tribal Code 2.2 will simplify Museum board appointments and clarify the role the board serves.

Please submit comments by May 25, 2024 to:

Office of the Tribal Attorney, STC Chapter 2.2 Comments, P.O. Box 498, Suquamish, WA 98392, or by email with the subject line “Chapter 2.2 Comments” to kmartinez@suquamish.nsn.us.

Please feel free to forward this notice to any and all interested people.

Child Support

The Suquamish Tribal Council is seeking written comments on a proposed revision of Suquamish Tribal Code Title 9, Chapter 6, Child Support. Contact the Office of the Tribal Attorney for a paper copy of the proposed changes or click here to view them online.

Specifically, the amendment to Suquamish Tribal Code 9.6 will permit written extensions or waivers of the statute of limitations for the purpose of child support debt collection.

Please submit comments by May 25, 2024 to:

Office of the Tribal Attorney, STC Chapter 9.6 Comments, P.O. Box 498, Suquamish, WA 98392, or by email with the subject line “Chapter 9.6 Comments” to kmartinez@suquamish.nsn.us.

Please feel free to forward this notice to any and all interested people.

Suquamish Seafoods Charter

The Suquamish Tribal Council is seeking written comments on a proposed revision of Suquamish Tribal Code Title 11, Chapter 6, Suquamish Seafoods Enterprise Charter. Please submit written comments by May 28, 2024.

Click here to view the proposed changes or contact the Office of the Tribal Attorney for a paper copy.

Specifically, the amendment to Suquamish Tribal Code 11.6 will update the Suquamish Seafoods Enterprise Charter as follows:

  • Remove and update outdated and unused requirements
  • Permit electronic board meetings
  • Grant clear authority to waive derived sovereign immunity
  • Permit SSE to form subsidiaries
  • Clarify Tribal Council’s power to ultimately direct SSE
  • Revise reporting requirements to Council
  • Distribute proceeds according to a Council-approved annual plan

Submit comments to:

Office of the Tribal Attorney, STC Chapter 11.6 Comments, P.O. Box 498, Suquamish, WA 98392, or by email with the subject line “Chapter 11.6 Comments” to twoolsey@suquamish.nsn.us.