A Special Election was held on Sunday, December 19, 2021 regarding Council Compensation. All enrolled registered voters were mailed absentee ballots for mail in voting or had the option to vote in person at the Tribal Hall in Coos Bay, Oregon.
Election Results for the Tribal Council Stipend
December 19, 2021 – Special Election Vote
A YES Vote Means: Confederated Tribes of Coos, Lower Umpqua and Siuslaw Indians elected officials will be compensated for duties performed…The monthly stipend would begin on January 1, 2022 and will stay in place for all Elected Officials going forward, only an official vote of the General Council could authorize any changes.
The CTCLUSI Tribal Council and Chief positions will be paid for their performance of Tribal Council duties by monthly stipend in the amount of $3,600 (for anyone not currently employed) and $1,800 (for anyone currently employed).