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Please join us as we break ground on the new Meskwaki Nation Recreation Center. Located behind the Meskwaki Public Works building, next to the Health Clinic, the new state-of-the art facility will host numerous amenities including community and youth areas, a day care, gymnasium, and more!
A cooling center has been set up at the Meskwaki Tribal Center for community members needing an air-conditioned space to temporarily deal with the health effects of the heatwave hitting our area this week.
With the excessive heat expected to persist all week, the Meskwaki Tribal Center gym will remain open as needed and will be closed for recreational use until Friday. If you do not have access to air conditioning, please go to the gym and check in with the receptionist for assistance.
All are reminded to drink plenty of fluids, avoid strenuous outdoor activity during the heat of the day, and check on relatives, neighbors, the elderly and your pets. Anyone overcome by heat should be moved to a cool and shaded location and call 911.
NEWS: American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 Distribution
A mailing was sent out Friday, July 16, 2021 to enrolled Tribal Members with information and forms that need to be completed to receive emergency financial assistance for the months of August, September and October from the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (ARPA) Funding.
This non-taxable disbursement is for COVID-19 related expenses such as compliance with stay-at-home orders, rent/mortgage, utilities, food, internet, personal protective equipment, and any other related expenses due to the pandemic.
If you did not receive the mailing or need additional copies, these detailed documents are available in the Members Only Portal of the Meskwaki Nation website at: www.meskwaki.org. You must register for entrance into the portal. Instructions on how to do so are located by clicking here.
The Tribal Fiscal staff will be set up in the Tribal gym for the August distribution on Thursday, July 29th and Friday, July 30th from 8:00AM to 4:30PM for enrolled members who complete the necessary forms. Emergency funds will continue to be distributed, to eligible recipients who have submitted verification forms, at the Tribal Center, and through the mail until October 31, 2021. October 31st is the deadline to be eligible for all payments. The second and third distribution payments will be mailed to those who completed the necessary forms to the addresses provided on August 27, 2021 and September 28, 2021.
If you cannot come to the Tribal Center, forms can be notarized and mailed. After your forms are received by the finance office your check will be mailed to you, with the address we have on file.
For questions on filling out the forms or the distribution of emergency funds, please contact Tribal Operations at (641) 484-4678.
The Election Committee is seeking one (1) Tribal member to serve as an alternate on the Election Committee. Requirements are that individual be at least twenty-one (21) years old, law abiding, and of good moral character. Individual cannot be serving on another Tribal committee or board.