Author Archives: Michelle Simon

Notice: PBPN Seeks One for Ethics Commission Vice-Chairperson

11.23.20 NOTICE OF VACANCY (1) – ETHICS COMMISSION The Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation Tribal Council seeks one (1) interested and qualified enrolled PBPN member for the Ethics Commission Vice-Chairperson position as provided in the PBPN Election Ordinance. QUALIFICATIONS FOR CANDIDATES: … Continue reading

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PBPN Housing Department Operations Update

11.18.20 The Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation Housing Department is implementing new protocols for interactions between tenants and staff to minimize the potential exposure to the coronavirus. Regular business hours will remain in effect Monday through Friday, however, all in-person business … Continue reading

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Prairie Band Health Center Operations Update

11.17.20 The Prairie Band community and larger surrounding communities have experienced a recent surge in COVID-19 cases, with the Prairie Band Health Center averaging 9.5 positive cases per week over the last two weeks. The Prairie Band Health Center, under … Continue reading

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Member Services Operations Update

11.16.20 The Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation Member Services department is implementing new protocols for interactions due to COVID-19. Effective Monday, November 16, 2020, the department is limiting walk-ins to 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. on Mondays, and 9 a.m. to … Continue reading

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Prairie Band Behavioral Health Facility Update

11.13.20 The Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation Behavioral Health building will open to the public effective Tuesday, November 17, 2020. Current clients can contact their respective counselors at: Tony Siebert – 785-554-9872 Karan Russell – 785-554-9872 Christine Sterrett – 785-230-5394 For … Continue reading

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Prairie Band Behavioral Health Facility Closure

11.6.20 The Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation Behavioral Health building is closed to the public effective Friday, November 6, 2020, until further notice. Limited services are available. Current clients can contact their respective counselors at: Tony Siebert – 785-554-9872 Karan Russell … Continue reading

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2020 Active Tribal Military Christmas Package Gift Drive

11.6.20 The Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation Tribal Council is sponsoring a Christmas package gift drive for Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation members who are active military soldiers in the Marines, Army, Navy, Air Force, Coast Guard, and National Guard. This marks … Continue reading

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Elder Assistance Program Update

11.6.20 The Elder Assistance Program has expended funds available for the 2020 fiscal year. The program, which is administered through the Purchased Referred Care office at the Prairie Band Health Center, will begin accepting applications for fiscal year 2021 on … Continue reading

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PBPN L Road Remains Closed

11.5.20 The section of L Road, between 158 and 174 roads, remains closed to through traffic for public safety. Beginning in mid-September 2020 the Nation closed the road for construction upgrades, and it remains closed except for the express use … Continue reading

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PBPN Announces Upcoming Virtual Town Halls

11.4.20 The Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation Tribal Council has scheduled two virtual town halls to increase the flow of communication with the Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation general membership. Enrolled PBPN tribal members are encouraged to submit questions or topics for … Continue reading

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