Notice of Public Hearing


Yurok Tribe Ordinance

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT the Yurok Tribe will hold three public hearings to accept comments from Yurok Tribal members on the following draft legislation and existing policies:

Public Health Ordinance: A new ordinance (was previously emergency legislation) to protect public health on the Yurok Reservation.

Land Assignment Ordinance: An amendment to the existing ordinance to simplify the Land Assignment ordinance, process, and enforcement.

Yurok Public Utility District Ordinance: An amendment to an existing ordinance to allow clean up the appointment process.

Yurok Tribal Council Ordinance: An amendment to the existing Yurok Tribal Council Ordinance to provide clarity on drug testing requirements, Council Members’ obligations and responsibilities, and the Ethics Review Board and its procedures.

The Yurok Tribal Council has referred the above draft legislation to public hearing in accordance with the Yurok Tribal Public Hearing Ordinance. Public hearings are scheduled for:

Friday, December 4, 2020
10:00 A.M. – 2:00 P.M.

Monday, December 7, 2020
12:00 P.M. – 4:00 P.M.

Tuesday, December 8, 2020
10:00 A.M. – 2:00 P.M.

Via GOtoMeeting:

You can get a paper or electronic copy by requesting it via email at or visiting the tribal website

The Yurok Tribe is interested in receiving comments from members of the Yurok Tribe and Yurok Reservation community regarding all aspects of the legislation. Oral comments can be made during the public hearing. Comments may also be submitted in writing.

All comments must be received by 5:00pm on Friday, December 11, 2020.

Comment letters may be submitted by email at, by fax at (707) 482-1363, or by mail addressed to: Public Comment, Yurok Tribe Office of the Tribal Attorney, PO Box 1027, Klamath, CA 95548. Please indicate in your comment the draft legislation and specific section, if any, to which the comment is directed. For example, “Comment Letter—Land Assignment Ordinance”