NESPELEM – The Colville Business Council approved two different, unanimous resolutions for an August Quarterly Elder Stipend in the amount of $350 and a per capita payment in the amount of $200 during Special Session by unanimous decision.

The stipend is to be distributed by July 29, and it is available to all Colville Tribal members over the age of 55 as of June 21. Departmental holds include for holds for social services and enrollment.

The per capita is set to be distributed by Aug. 12. Departmental holds include Children and Family Services, Social Services, Child Support, Enrollment and Tribal Credit.

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