NESPELEM – The Colville Business Council approved the November Quarterly Elder Stipend in the amount of $350 through unanimous decision in Special Session, Sep. 5. 

According to the corresponding resolution, the payment is available to each eligible tribal member age 55 and older, as of Oct. 1. 

The stipend is to be distributed on or before Oct. 28. 

Debt set-off ordinance and retro active payments do not apply to the stipend. 

Also, the resolution notes holds shall be approved for deposition into the tribal members IIM account related to Social Services and Enrollment. 

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