Tanana Chiefs Conference plans to provide services under the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) for the FY2018, which is available here for review: LIHEAP PLAN
Persons wishing to comment on the proposed plan can comment by public hearing, which will take place:
August 25, 2017 from 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Chief Peter John Tribal Building
5th Floor Conference Room
122 1st Avenue
Fairbanks, Alaska 99701
To participate in the public hearing, call:
- To use this conference phone line:
- Internally dial extension 3975
- In Fairbanks dial phone number 459-3975
- Long distance dial 1-800-770-8251 x3975
- At the prompt, dial 0199509# (the pound sign is required)
- A voice will come on asking you to state your name and select # when finished.
- You are now connected to the teleconference
To provide public comment any time during the year, email: email@example.com TCC Energy Assistance Eligibility Specialist
Or, comment by mail:
Tanana Chiefs Conference
Energy Assistance Eligibility Specialist
122 1st Avenue, Suite 600
Fairbanks, AK 99701
Comments in writing must be received by August 25, 2017.
The public Hearing teleconference for the Tanana Chiefs Conference, P.L. 102-477 consolidated program plan has been scheduled for 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm on June 30, 2017.
Separate copies of the final drafts of the Child Care and Development Fund and Temporary Assistance for Needy Families program plans which are included in the consolidated plan are also available at your local tribal office and all TCC office sites.
Please note that while the final draft of the plans do not include any substantive changes from prior plans which have been available for review, we are extending the deadline to receive your comments (either written or by phone) to August 4, 2017. All comments and any resulting modifications to program services will be included as addenda to the P.L. 102-477 consolidated program plan which is being submitted for fiscal years 2018-2020.
We encourage the public to review the plans and offer their comments and suggestions during the Public Hearing or by contacting Brenda Krupa, Employment & Training Manager by phone or text at 1.800.478.6822 ext. 3417 or at firstname.lastname@example.org .
Here are the program plans for review:
In June, the Acting Indian Health Services (IHS) Director Rear Admiral Chris Buchanan (Seminole) visited two of our Interior Communities with Tanana Chiefs Conference’s Chief/Chairman Victor Joseph and staff. Both Allakaket and Rampart were two of the stops on his trip.
The purpose of the visit was to show, first hand, the struggles that our communities without running water and sewer face on a day-to-day basis. Water and sewer are essential to our communities’ well-being and Admiral Buchanan was able to hear the concerns from our Chiefs and Tribal Members as well as the hardships they face each day without these basic necessities.Read more