Members Needed – Tax Commission and NPHA

Tax Commission

PONCA TAX COMMISSION Under the Authority of the Constitution of the Ponca Tribe of Nebraska a body to be known as the “Ponca Tax Commission” was created. This public agency of the Ponca Tribe of Nebraska is subordinate to the Tribal Council, and will possess all the powers, duties, rights and functions as defined in the Law & Order Code to carry out the administration and enforcement of all
Tribal tax laws.

The term of Maci Schott will be expiring on 4/24/23. Therefore, Tribal Council is accepting letters of interest and resumes.

To be qualified to be appointed a Tax Commissioner a person shall: 1) Be an enrolled member of the Tribe; 2) Be at least the age of majority; 3) Have no conflicts of interest, as defined in the Taxation Code; 4) Be willing and able to comply with the ethical duties of Commissioners, as defined in the Taxation Code; 5) Be willing and able to perform the Commission’s duties in compliance with the laws of the Tribe; 6) Have or acquire knowledge of the Tax Code, unless the Tribal Council waives such qualifications for the appointee; 7) Have the time available to actively fulfill the duties of a Commissioner; and 8) Be willing to receive orientation and training regarding the duties of the Commission.

Commissioners are paid a $250.00 stipend per meeting plus mileage reimbursement up to 410 miles roundtrip. A letter of interest and resume to apply for the position of Ponca Tax Commission must be forwarded to Ponca Tribal Council, P.O. Box 288, Niobrara, Nebraska or crepenni[email protected]. Deadline for applications is April 1, 2023

Northern Ponca Housing Authority

NORTHERN PONCA HOUSING AUTHORITY – DISTRICT 2 The term of Pam Noyes who represents District 2 will be expiring on 5/31/23. District 2 represents Douglas, Burt, Sarpy Counties of Nebraska and Pottawattamie County of Iowa.

Commissioners receive a $250 stipend per meeting as well as mileage reimbursement and per diem.
A meeting is held 1 day per month and four months of the year a 2 day meeting is held.

Other qualifications to serve on this Board are as follows:

  • Any person appointed to the Board shall not be less than twenty-five (25) years of age.
  • If convicted of a felony, or a sexually-related conviction, misdemeanor or otherwise such a person shall not be allowed to serve as a member of the Board.
  • No immediate family members may serve on the Board at the same time. Immediate family means mother, father, grandparent, child, grandchild, brother, sister, spouse or individuals residing in the same household. This shall include half, step and in-law relations.
  • No member of the Tribal Council, employee of the Tribe or any entities thereof, shall serve on the Board of Commissioners.

Please mail your letter of interest with a resume or brief background on why you would be a good candidate for the Board of Commissioners to the Ponca Tribal Council, PO. Box 288, Niobrara, NE 68760 or [email protected]
If you need more detailed information please contact Joel Nathan, Executive Director of the Northern Ponca Housing Authority at 402-379-8224. A background check will be conducted on all candidates. Deadline for Application is May 1, 2023.