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Documents & Forms

Constitution - The base governing document of the Round Valley Indian Tribes
Wildlife Code
18 pages, 3.92 MB, adopted 05/14/2004

The purpose of this Code is to effect a balance among: (1) the Tribe's obligation to protect and preserve the wildlife resources of the Reservation for future generations; (2) the Tribe's intent to afford tribal members the greatest possible freedom to use and enjoy the Reservation's wildlife resources; and (3) the Tribe's need to generate tribal revenues, as well as protect the potential recreational use of the wildlife resources of the Reservation.

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Tribal Court Code
12 pages, 181.86 KB, adopted 08/16/2013

This Ordinance is enacted to establish and provide the processes and procedures for the Tribal Court to exercise the Tribe’s inherent judicial power: to preserve and protect both Tribal and individual resources; to preserve and protect Tribal culture and traditions; and to protect the health and safety of Tribal members and individuals within the jurisdiction of the Tribe.

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Probate Code
13 pages, 150.39 KB, adopted 12/09/2014

The objective of the Probate Code is to provide for the exercise of the greatest possible tribal jurisdiction over the probate of the estate of decedents who were domiciled or owned real or personal property situated within the territory and jurisdiction of the Tribe.

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Law And Order Code
3.92 MB, adopted 08/16/2013

This Code is adopted to ensure law and order for all tribal members, residents and visitors to the Reservation. It is the policy of the Tribe that Reservation residents and visitors are entitled to safety and security against harm.

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Elder Protection Code
4.88 MB, adopted 05/07/2015

The purpose of this code is to establish tribal law that protects Elders within the jurisdiction of the Tribe from abuse, exploitation and neglect as defined in this Code. The code shall be liberally interpreted in order to achieve its purpose and comport with the customs and traditions of the Tribe.

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Child And Family Protection Code
38 pages, 1.42 MB, adopted 02/20/2014

To provide for the welfare, care and protection of the children and families on the Round Valley Indian Reservation

To preserve unity of the family, preferably by separating the child from his or her parents only when necessary

To take such actions as may be necessary and feasible to prevent the abuse, neglect or abandonment of children

To provide a continuum of services for children and their families from prevention to residential treatment, with emphasis, whenever possible, on prevention, early intervention and community-based alternatives

To secure the rights of and ensure fairness to the children, parents, guardians, custodians or other parties who come before the Tribal Court under the provisions of this Code

To recognize and acknowledge the Tribal customs and traditions of the Round Valley Indian Tribes with regard to child-rearing.

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Round Valley Indian Housing Authority Mortgage Lending Code
22 pages, 1.89 MB, adopted 02/20/2014

The purpose of this Code is to provide guidelines for morigage lending rules and regulations for the Round Valley Indian Tdbes (hereafter 'Tribes').

These regulations are meant to facilitate home ownership on lands within the Tribes' jurisdiction, and serves as the Trbes' law governing the rights and duties of building owners, sellers, buyers, borrowers, lenders, lessors and lessees.

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Burn Permit and Resource Code
10 pages, 1.36 MB, adopted 08/30/2008

The Round Valley Tribal Council has determined it would be in the best interest of the Round Valley Indian Tribe to adopt the Burn Permit form and Tribal Fire Resource Codes for the Round Valley Indian Reservation.

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Minor Forest Products Harvest Code
15 pages, 575.65 KB, adopted 10/07/2003

The Round Valley Indian Reservation has Indian forest land (forest lands) including commercial and non-commercial timberland and woodland that are considered chiefly valuable for the production of forest products or to maintain watershed or other land values enhanced by a forest cover, and are accessible to the tribal membership for both personal and limited commercial uses.

The Tribes acknowledge their responsibility for management of the forestlands and resources in order that future generations of tribal members may enjoy the continued use of the forestlands as their birthright.

Accordingly, in the exercise of the Tribes management responsibility, the Tribal Council has determined that tribal members must make use of the forestlands and resources in accordance with the provisions of this Code.

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Emergency Temporary Domestic Relations Code
11 pages, 394.97 KB, adopted 09/02/2014

The intention of this Code is to promote the health, safety, and welfare of the most valuable resource of the Tribe, the Tribe's people. The welfare of the children is of the foremost importance. The children must receive the care and guidance necessary to allow them to become healthy, content and productive members of the Tribe and society in general.

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Compassionate Use Ordinance
461.28 KB, adopted 08/08/2006

The purpose and intent of this Ordinance is to civilly regulate those persons and lands within Round Valley Indian Country, as it relates to the health, safety, and welfare of the Round Valley Indian Tribes.

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Tribal Business License and Standards Ordinance
1.13 MB, adopted 06/27/2006

The Round Valley Tribal Council finds that the regulation of persons engaged in trade and business on the Reservation is necessary to safeguard and promote the peace, safety, morals, and general welfare of the Tribe, accordingly, the privilege of doing business within the Reservation, except where such authority is limited or withdrawn from the Tribe by the applicable laws of the United States.

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Enrollment Ordinance
421.99 KB, adopted 07/08/2003

This Ordinance shall govern the membership of the Round Valley Indian Tribes and shall establish the qualifications and procedures for enrollment in the Round Valley Indian Tribes. The Round Valley Tribal Council shall be entrusted with the responsibility of maintaining its' membership on behalf of the Tribes.

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Gaming Ordinance
285.73 KB, adopted 06/07/2006

This Ordinance is enacted in accordance with the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act, 25 U.S.C.§ § 2701 et seq. (IGRA) in order to govern Class II and Class III gaming operations on the Tribe’s Indian lands.

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Utility Ordinance
227.31 KB, adopted 05/15/2001

The purpose of this Ordinance is to organize and identify the general rules for the operation, maintenance and management of tribal utilities that are currently in existence or anticipated for the future.

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Rules of Governance & Code of Ethics
2.01 MB, adopted 10/25/2010

The adoption of a Code of Ethics for the Tribal Council would be in their best interest to ensure that they shall, at all times, conduct themselves in such a manner as to reflect the respect and dignity of the office being served as representatives of the Round Valley Indian Tribes.

The adoption of a Code of Ethics is important that it would include provisions to address disciplinary provisions including removal and that the person in question is afforded full due process rights including being informed of the charges and being given an opportunity to present witnesses and other evidence at a hearing before the Tribal Council.

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Animal Control Ordinance
1.22 MB, adopted 12/13/2011

In enacting this Code, it is the intent of the Round Valley Indian Tribes to insure reasonable control of domestic animals by their owners, and to protect the children, elderly, and all residents of the Round Valley Reservation and their guests from injury by dogs, cats, and other animals, and to prevent the spread of disease which could hurt human beings and wildlife on the Reservation.


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Round Valley Indian Housing Authority Ordinance and Bylaws
23 pages, 1.27 MB, adopted 05/19/2005

The purpose of this Ordinance is to reaffirm the establishment of the Round Valley Indian Housing Authority (RVIHA) and confirm that the RVIHA is the Tribally Designated Housing Entity (TDHE) for purposes of NAHASDA.

The purpose of this Ordinance is to further redefine the role and responsibilities of the RVIHA.

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Governing Standard Assignments of Land on the Round Valley Reservation
23 pages, 202.24 KB, adopted 03/07/1970

This Ordinance is for the purpose of implementing Article IX-Land of the Constitution and Bylaws of the Covelo Indian Community approved December 16, 1936, pursuant to the Act of June 18, 1934 (48 Stat. 984), and to provide procedures for the equitable administration and assignment of the unallotted, tribal trust land of the Round Valley Reservation by the Covelo Indian Community council.


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Election Ordinance
31 pages, 3.19 MB, adopted 05/29/2015

A. The Tribe will benefit from the adoption of an amended Election Ordinance to ensure fair and proper elections;

B. The Election Ordinance provides standard guidance for conducting Tribal Elections;

C. The Election Ordinance is necessary to provide basic rules to govern election procedures to ensure that all Tribal Elections are conducted in an expedient, proper and just manner;

D. The Tribal Judicial Committee and Tribal Council have developed the Election Ordinance to provide rules to govern Tribal Elections; and

E. The Election Ordinance establishes a set of rules for the benefit of the Tribe and its members

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Prohibiting the Discharge of Any Pollutants into Water
7 pages, 700.89 KB, adopted 05/12/1997

Elimination of all discharges of pollutants into the water of the Round Valley Indian Reservation is necessary at this tune in order to maintain water quality for consumption and other dmnestic purposes by residences of the Reservation.

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Solid Waste Management Ordinance
4 pages, 171.38 KB, adopted 07/13/1995

To preserve and secure the health, comfort, welfare and safety of the general public by regulating the uncontrolled disposal of solid waste within the boundaries of the Round Valley Indian Reservation.

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Legalizing Introduction, Sale or Possessionsion of Intoxicants
2 pages, 124.89 KB, adopted 07/13/1971

To legalize sale and/or possession of alcohol on the Round Valley Indian Reservation.

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Emergency Temporary Domestic Relations Code
11 pages, 394.97 KB, adopted 09/02/2014

The intention of this Code is to promote the health, safety, and welfare of the most valuable resource of the Tribe, the Tribe's people. The welfare of the children is of the foremost importance. The children must receive the care and guidance necessary to allow them to become healthy, content and productive members of the Tribe and society in general.

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Certification of Request Sales Tax Exemption Letter

Use this form to request a Sales Tax Exemption Letter.

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Request for Information

Use this form to request information such as copies of printed minutes or ordinances.

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Tribal Certification

Used this form to request a Tribal Certification Letter.


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Equipment and Materials Checkout

Used this form to make request to check out Equipment and materials.


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Job Application

Fill out and submit this form to apply for a specific job or apply for the Temp pool.


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Residential Land Request

Use this form to request land for a homesite.


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Voter Registration Form

Use this form to register to vote in the elections.

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Job Announcements

The following are job listings for the various Tribal Organizations, Businesses and Departments (listed here for convenience, for detailed information please contact the relevant Organization, Business or Department).
RVIT Jobs
RVIT Jobs

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Health
Health Center, Inc Jobs

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Housing
Housing Authority Jobs

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Casino
Hidden Oaks Casino

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Enrolled Tribal Member Certification 3540

Fill out the Enrolled Tribal Member Certification form and mail it with your taxes to prove to the state that you're an enrolled Tribal Member and may be exempt from (CA) State Taxes