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Who Needs a Tribal Business License? These are the Business License that were issued out within Did you know that all businesses that do any work on the Chehalis the month of June 2014 Business Contact BL # Business Name Reservation must have a tribal business license? Any business, vendor, 2014-210 P S & S LLC Kory Holm contractor, or consultant conducting business on Chehalis tribal land 2014-211 Solid Waste Systems Tracy Ball is required to have one. Having a tribal business license is required 2014-212 Royce’s Prop Shop Inc. E Royce Mason II by Chehalis tribal ordinance. All businesses operating on the Chehalis 2014-213 Puget Sound Entertainment Cory Kolilis Reservation must have a tribal business license BEFORE they do any work 2014-214 King Beverage Inc. Brian J Kehne on the Reservation. 2014-215 ITW Food Equipment Group LLC Brenda Wilson 2014-216 Organizational Response System LLC John M Taylor Some businesses are exempt from getting a tribal business license. This 2014-218 John Korsmo Construction inc Greg Primm includes government agencies, non profts, courier services, taxi, limousine, 2014-219 Flores Socorro Garcia Flores airporter or similar services, and utility companies (PUD, phone providers, 2014-220 John Lupo Construction inc John Lupo cable and satellite TV, propane, etc). If a business is only delivering items, 2014-221 Southgate Fence Inc. Ed Vatne they are also exempt. Gaming businesses that are working with Lucky 2014-222 Labels, Leadville and Lore Douglas H Rhoades Eagle Casino are also exempt from getting a tribal business license. 2014-223 Gitchel’s Goodies Jonathan Gitchel 2014-224 NYWA Powwow Chris Richardson How does someone apply for a tribal business license? If a business needs to get a tribal business license, you can go to the Planning Department at the T r i b a l E n r o l l m e n t Tribal Center and get an application. You can also download an application from the Chehalis Tribe website, from the Planning Department page. A tribal business license application is simple to complete, only costs $25.00, If you need to enroll your child this year please stop by and pick up and is an annual license. Licenses need to be renewed each year. enrollment offce for an application. If the biological father is an enrolled tribal member a DNA test is required, make sure you get your application in I want to be a vendor selling in the Tribal Center. Do I need a tribal by August 29, 2014. business license? Yes. You need to get a tribal business license, as you If you need a Tribal Identifcation Card please call at least one day in are conducting business on the Reservation. Even if the business is based advance. somewhere else, but selling a product or service on the Reservation, you have to get a tribal business license. For more information contact Chris Ortivez at 360-273-5911. Please leave a short message, name, type of request, and a return phone number and I will get back to you as soon as possible. Have a great day! I am having a contractor remodel my house. Do I need a tribal business license? Yes. If you are hiring a contractor to do any work on your house, that business needs to get a tribal business license. Send them to the Chehalis Tribal Newsletter Planning Department in the Tribal Center before they start doing work on The Confederated Tribes of the Chehalis Reservation... your house. “People of the Sands” Articles and opinions expressed in this publication are not I am having a package delivered to my house. Do I need a tribal business necessarily the opinions of this publication or the Chehalis Tribal license? No. If you order something online, and it is delivered to your house Business Committee. or some other building on the Reservation, neither the delivery business, The Chehalis Tribal Newsletter encourages tribal members to submit letters, like FedEx, or the business you purchased from need a tribal business articles, photographs, and drawings to be considered for publication. These are subject to editing. license. Contributing writers, artists, and photographers include Chehalis tribal community members and staff. Submission deadline: 6th of each month What about door-to-door sales? Is that allowed? Door-to-door sales are not Printed monthly allowed. If you live on the Reservation and have a door-to-door salesperson Tribal Center (360) 273-5911 Business Committee come to your house, you may call the Tribal police non-emergency line and 420 Howanut Road David Burnett, Chairman let them know. Oakville, WA 98568 Ray “Barnaby” Canales, Vice Chairman (360) 709-1726 (offce) Farley Youckton, Treasurer The tribal business licenses let the Tribe know who is doing business on (360) 273-5914 (fax) Cheryle Starr, Secretary the Chehalis Reservation, and how to contact that business if there are Dan Gleason, Sr., 5th Council Member any problems. It is one way the Tribe and the Planning Department are Chehalis Tribe’s Vision Statement Chehalis Tribal working to keep the tribal community safe. If you are doing business on To be a thriving, self-suffcient, Newsletter Staff: the Reservation, are hiring someone to do business on the Reservation, or sovereign people, honoring our past Fred Shortman, see someone who should have a business license, please visit your friendly and serving current Communications Coordinator Planning Department today! and future generations    Page 7
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