We will be removing all C&D containers. We do not require the containers to be empty at the time of removal. Please have your containers curb side ready during these weeks of transitioning. The self haul convenience center will no longer be in operation. Any dumping at the site after
10/27/2020 will be considered illegal. We appreciate your cooperation.
We will be placing two Republic 95 gallon trash containers at all paying & tribal customers addresses on file. Rates will not change at this time. Both containers are for trash if you wish to recycle there will be a large recycling container located on the east side of the utility office. Large item removal will be limited to four times a year per account holder and address.
The Quechan Tribal Council has been informed of misinformation on a Social Media site, in regards to the COVID-19 Individual and Family Relief Program.
The information that has been circulated is not correct, the Tribal Council would like to remind the membership; if any tribal member has not applied or received payment, the deadline for the relief program is Friday, October 30, 2020.
For those members who have not submitted an application, the applications are still available by clicking here and outside of the Tribal Administration Office, located at 350 Picacho Road, Winterhaven, California 92283.
BEGINNING OCTOBER 5, 2020, SPVUSD MEAL SERVICE WILL CHANGE
Every Tuesday from 7:30 AM to 9:00 AM – SPVUSD will now be serving 7 days’ worth of breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
• Your children do not need to be with you.
• Students can pick up their own meals as long as they are wearing masks. • We can serve any children in the community who are 0-18. If a student is enrolled at San Pasqual and is 19, they will be served.
• Service will be at 4 locations:
o New Sub Park
o Old Sub Park
o Winterhaven Sheriff’s New Substation
• Please wear a mask when picking up meals. • You will be asked how many children are in your family.
• Please remember:
o Cold Food: Refrigerate as soon as possible or within 2 hours maximum.
o Frozen Foods: Place in freezer immediately
o Cooking Instructions: Remove packaging and cook in microwave or oven until 165 degrees. Follow all cooking instructions on packaging.
A PARTIR DEL 5 DE OCTUBRE DE 2020, EL SERVICIO DE COMIDAS DE SPVUSD CAMBIARÁ
Todos los martes de 7:30 a. M. A 9:00 a. M., SPVUSD ahora servirá desayuno, almuerzo y cena para 7 días.
• Sus hijos no necesitan estar con usted.
• Los estudiantes pueden recoger sus propias comidas siempre y cuando usen máscaras. • Podemos servir a cualquier niño de la comunidad que tenga entre 0 y 18 años. Si un estudiante está matriculado en San Pasqual y tiene 19 años, se le atenderá.
• El servicio estará en 4 ubicaciones:
? El parque en el Nuevo Sub
? El parque en el Old Sub
? Nueva subestación del Sheriff de Winterhaven
• Por favor use una mascarilla cuando recoja las comidas. • Se le preguntará cuántos niños hay en su familia.
• Por favor recuerde:
o Comida fría: Refrigere lo antes posible o dentro de las 2 horas como máximo.
o Alimentos congelados: colóquelos en el congelador inmediatamente
o Instrucciones de cocción: Retire el empaque y cocine en microondas u horno hasta 165 grados. Siga todas las instrucciones de cocción en el empaque.
San Pasqual Valley Unified School District Stacey Garcia, Cafeteria Manager email@example.com
Schedule is subject to change
Parents/Guardians of students enrolled in any of the schools in the San Pasqual Valley Unified School District: If you have filled out a form requesting a HotSpot and have not picked it up, please contact Nadia Moe at 760-572-0222 ext 2095 or firstname.lastname@example.org to schedule an appointment.
For those parents that have not filled out the form, but are in need of a hotspot, we will reopen the form on Monday, October 19, 2020. The link to fill out the form is: https://forms.gle/GnHsnyB2jXJXVrKUA
Technology Hotline Open from 8:00 am to 3:00 pm Monday to Friday
During these uncertain times of the COVID-19 pandemic and with the "Stay at Home" order still in effect on the reservation, Quechan Tribal Council has decided to CANCEL Indian Day and Halloween. We continue to have concern for the health and safety of our com1nunity and we would like to keep our members protected from this virus.
The Quechan Tribal Council is working on alternative options for Thanksgiving and Christmas Community Dinners, Toy Drive, and the Food Drive. We will notify you when those plans are solidified. We continue to monitor health and safety experts to help guide us to making the best choices for our members.
THE "STAY AT HOME" ORDER IS STILL IN EFFECT
KEEP YOUR DISTANCE (6 FT OR MORE), WEAR A MASK AND GLOVES WHEN YOU ARE OUT IN PUBLIC, WASH OR SANITIZE YOUR HANDS OFTEN, AND KEEP UP ON CURRENT CDC GUIDELINES
QUECHAN TRIBAL COUNCIL
The Quechan Tribal Council presents its Quechan Tribal Newsletter for October 2020. In this issue they discuss:
- Corona Virus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES ACT)
- U.S. Census
- Updates to Policy and Procedures
- Stay At Home Order Still In Effect on the Reservation
- Halloween Events Cancellation
- Fall Is The Time For Change
Quechan Tribal Membership,
This is a reminder that the October 30, 2020 deadline for both the COVID-19 Individual and Family Relief Program & the COVID-19 Small Business Relief Program is approaching. If you have not applied, the applications are still available at the kiosk outside of the Quechan Tribal Administration Office and also available at www.quechantribe.com.
If you have not received your COVID-19 Individual and Family Relief check within 7 days of submitting your application, or for any general information; please contact:
COVID-19 Individual and Family Relief Program
Program Manager: Jerilyn Swift Arrow
Phone: (760) 572-0122 & (760) 572-0123
Fax: (760) 572-0124
For the Small Business Relief Program questions or general information, please contact:
COVID-19 Small Business Relief Program
Program Manager: Brian Golding, Sr.
Phone: (760) 572-5270
*Please Note: Application(s) must be filled out, completed and received by the Program(s) on or by October 30, 2020, no exceptions will be made.
Quechan Tribal Council
Flu vaccines are here at the Fort Yuma Health Care Center. The Flu vaccine clinic hours are Monday through Friday, 9:00 am to 12:00 pm and 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm.
Call (760) 572-4711 to make an appointment.
FYHCC is located at 401 East Picacho Road, Winterhaven, California 92283.
An earthquake is a sudden, rapid shaking of the earth caused by the shifting of rock beneath the earth’s surface. They strike without warning, at any time of year, day or night. Forty-five U.S. states and territories are at moderate to very high risk of earthquakes. Learn what to do to keep your loved ones safe!
Install smoke alarms on every level of your home, inside bedrooms and outside sleeping areas.
Test smoke alarms every month. If they’re not working, change the batteries.
Talk with all family members about a fire escape plan and practice the plan twice a year.
If a fire occurs in your home, GET OUT, STAY OUT and CALL FOR HELP. Never go back inside for anything or anyone.
The COVID-19 Relief Program is aware that some of our members received an application in the mail after they may have already applied. This is due to a courtesy from the COVID-19 Relief Program to reach out to the out of town members that may have not been able to have access to our website to retrieve an application or information pertaining to the COVID-19 Relief Program. If you received an application and you already applied, please disregard the additional application that you received. Thank you and we sincerely apologize for any confusion this may have caused.
THANK YOU FOR YOUR CONTINUED PATIENCE!
This Assistance Program has been developed and is intended for individuals and families seeking emergency assistance through the Quechan Tribe’s Individual and Family COVID-19 Assistance Program. The program is offered to provide assistance for individual and families that have been impacted by the COVID-19 public health emergency.
DUE TO THE RISE IN CONFIRMED CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) CASES IN OUR COMMUNITY, THE QUECHAN TRIBAL COUNCIL WILL BE UPHOLDING THE SUSPENSION OF FULL TRADITIONAL RITES, IN EFFORTS TO SLOW THE SPREAD AND TO KEEP THE COMMUNITY AS SAFE AS POSSIBLE.
FUNERAL PROTOCOL WILL BE HELD TO (2) HOURS UNDER THE BIG HOUSE RAMADA PRIOR TO CREMATION (3:00 AM – 5:00 AM)
THIS WILL REMAIN IN EFFECT UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.
MASKS, GLOVES & HAND SANITIZER WILL BE PROVIDED. SOCIAL DISTANCING IS STRONGLY ENCOURAGED.
QUECHAN TRIBAL COUNCIL
QUECHAN TRIBE SOCIAL SERVICE APPLICATIONS ARE STILL BEING ACCEPTED. THE APPLICATION CAN BE FOUND ON THE QUECHAN TRIBE WEBSITE.
CLICK ON “DEPARTMENTS” AND LOCATE THE SOCIAL SERVICES TAB. CLICK AND THE APPLICATION TO APPLY WILL BE THERE.
ONCE THE APPLICATION AND SUPPORTING DOCUMENTATION IS COMPLETED, PLEASE SEND IT TO SOPHIA PEREZ, EXECUTIVE SECRETARY AT: EXECUTIVESECRETARY@QUECHANTRIBE.COM.
COMPLETED APPLICATIONS WILL BE PROCESSED WHEN THEY ARE RECEIVED.
The Quechan Police Department, Tribal Security, Fish & Game and Animal Control will continue to conduct regular business during this time.
Food Distribution will be closed from Thursday, June 25, 2020 through Monday, July 13, 2020. The staff will be in on Monday, June 29, 2020 to receive their monthly shipment and conduct inventory; they will then resume their leave.
The Quechan Senior Center will be closed from Monday, June 29, 2020 through Monday, July 13, 2020; meals will be provided in advance for the participants.
Pipa Market will be open daily from 9:00am to 5:00pm.
The Andrade Parking Lot will continue to conduct business from 6:00am through 2:00pm.
All other departments will remain available by e-mail.
If you have any questions or concerns please contact Jillian Attaway, Emergency Administrative Assistant (928) 587-5524.
Effective February 13, 2020, The San Pasqual Valley Unified School District and The Fort Yuma Wellness Center agreed to provide ALL San Pasqual Middle School, High School, Bill Manes, and Community Day School (CDS) students a membership to The Fort Yuma Wellness Center, paid for by SPVUSD.
San Pasqual students must provide a Wellness Center Consent form signed by parent/guardian and one (1) of the following:
• A report card showing student’s name and current school year.
• Copy of current student I.D.
• OR A signed letter from S.P. office stating student is enrolled for current school year.
For more information please call The Fort Yuma Wellness Center @ 760-572-4057
By riding the YCAT you could be saving! YCAT offers a 31-Day and 10-ride passes for your convenience & savings.
Passes can be purchased at Food City or online at: www.ycipta.org/purchase-passes.html
(There is a service fee $2.00 when purchasing online).
$17.50 for a 10-Ride Pass and $60.00 for a 31-Day Pass.
Passengers traveling from the Old Subdivision to the Quechan Casino Resort would cost $4.00, round trip for 5 days, would pay $20/week, for 4 weeks at the cost of $80/month.
By Purchasing a 31-Day Pass is a Savings of $20.00!
Baby items available. Free to families with children who are in need of baby/toddler food. infant formula, diapers, car seats and baby clothes. Some infant books, resources and educational materials are available while supplies last.
Please contact the Quechan Parenting Program to schedule an appointment at (760) 572-0487.
Congratulations To The Winners For Our 2020 Quechan Language Calendar.
The winners are:
1st – Nareese P. Dugan ($50 Gift Card) Featured Cover Photo
2nd – Brycea Pacheo ($30 Gift Card)
3rd – Jason Andrews ($20 Gift Card)
Winners please come by Quechan Language Preservation Department
Questions or Concerns Please Call Quechan Language Preservation at (760) 572-4412.