Transportation Assistance Program – General Council Meetings

 

Note: All fields marked with a red asterisk (*) are required.

  • Contact Information

  • Please enter the applicant's full name
  • Applicant's enrollment number
  • Applicant's full mailing address
  • Applicant's phone number
  • Applicant's email address
  • Request Details

  • Select which General Council meeting this request is for
  • Address applicant is traveling from if different from mailing address
  • Select the location of the General Council meeting
  • Select all that apply
  • Total amount of request, leave blank if requesting only gas
  • It is the intent of Tribal Council that the Program be funded from the Tribe’s general fund, and that payments issued under the Program will not be subject to state or federal taxation and will not reduce fixed income or other benefits of the recipients. However, recipients should consult with their own tax and/or legal professionals to determine actual tax and benefit consequences, and recommended uses. The Program is intended as a social welfare program to provide for the general welfare of Snoqualmie tribal members. The Policy for Transportation Assistance Program provides guidelines and procedures for usage and limits on spending to promote the general welfare of tribal members. The recipient understands a Form 1099-MISC may be issued to the recipient if the Tribe deems the funds to have been misused. This benefit may not be offered for all meetings and events. The approval of this funding is at Tribal Council discretion. By signing, I certify the information contained in this application is complete and accurate to the best of my knowledge. I agree that the Transportation Assistance Program may contact other Tribal programs for pertinent information as it applies to this Request and may deduct the requested amount from my TCR benefit.

Purpose

The purpose of the Transportation Assistance Program is to provide limited financial assistance to offset
the transportation costs of adult enrolled Tribal Members traveling to attend General Council meetings,
as may be approved by Tribal Council.

The Snoqualmie Indian Tribe has established the following criteria with the intent to ensure the Transportation
Assistance Program functions in accordance with the Tribal General Welfare Policy.

Program benefits are subject to change at any time based on the availability of funds, as may be determined by
resolution of the Tribal Council of the Snoqualmie Indian Tribe.

Eligibility

Adult enrolled Snoqualmie Tribal Members who meet the requirements of the Transportation Assistance Program
Policy and request assistance for, and attend, a General Council meeting are eligible to receive Assistance.

Limits on Distribution

  • This Form must be submitted no later than seven (7) business days before the General Council meeting for an advance or within 30 days for a reimbursement.
  • Assistance is available once per Tribal Member per meeting.
  • Funding for this event will be deducted from the Tribal Member’s Traditional Recreation & Cultural (TCR) benefit. A Tribal Member may only utilize up to their remaining balance in their TCR funds.
  • The Tribal Member receiving Assistance must personally sign in at the meeting or otherwise ensure that attendance is documented before they leave.
  • The purposes of this Assistance is to assist with the cost of transportation and lodging to the General Council Meetings.

 

If you have questions, please contact generalresources@snoqualmietribe.us