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Nixyáawii Neighborhood Open House Announced

september 8, 2021

Sign up to attend the next Nixyáawii Neighborhood Open House.  Two sessions will be held Wednesday, September 8, 2021.  Attend a virtual session at 2:00 p.m., or come to an in-person session at 6:00 p.m.  The in-person session will be meeting near the intersection of Náxš Wínataš and Cuus Iscit behind the Yellowhawk Tribal Health Center.  Visit this website to sign up!

CTUIR Board of Trustees Work sessions scheduled

August 2021

The CTUIR Board of Trustees is scheduled to hold work sessions approving details for the new Nixyáawii Neighborhood, including the final 99-year lease, sales prices for the lease-lots, and the final Development Services Fee.

Permitting begins for Nixyáawii Neighborhood Infrastructure

July 29, 2021

The CTUIR Tribal Planning Office received permit applications for review to start construction on the infrastructure for the Nixyáawii Neighborhood, including utility lines, roads, and sidewalks.  Initial construction was delayed due to contractor shortages and high material costs during the 2021 construction season.  Construction for the infrastructure is scheduled to start in early Spring 2022.

Nixyáawii Community financial services receives grant

June 18, 2021

Congratulations to Nixyáawii Community Financial Sservices on receiving a grant from the Spirit Mountain Community Fund to create a new loan program that will provide financing to help more people with the up-front cost of purchasing a lease-lot in the Nixyáawii Neighborhood.  Learn more about this opportunity by contacting Nixyáawii Community Financial Solutions.

Nixyáawii Neighborhood Virtual Open House

April 1, 2021

Two open house sessions were held Tuesday, April 1, 2021  CTUIR staff were joined by experts from partners such as the Nixyáawii Community Financial Solutions to provide information and answer questions from community members who were interested in learning more.  The events were held virtually due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

CTUIR Board of Trustees Approves Nixáawii Subdivision & zoning designations

March 23, 2021

The CTUIR Board of Trustees and the Land Protection Planning Commission (LPPC) approved the Nixyáawii Subdivision plat to create the lots and layout for the new Nixyáawii Subdivision.  The final plat will be signed by CTUIR officials and sent to the BIA for review and recording.   The Board also approved a zone change designating 56 lots of the new subdivision for Neighborhood Residential zoning and eleven lots for Neighborhood Services.   

Nixyáawii Neighborhood Featured in the Confederated Umatilla Journal

March 9, 2021

See our article in the March 2021 edition of the Confederated Umatilla Journal featuring the new Nixyáawii Subdivision.

New Zoning Designations Created for Nixyáawii Neighborhood

January 15, 2021

Following a recommendations from the Land Protection Planning Commission (LPPC), the CTUIR Board of Trustees approved changes to the CTUIR Land Development Code creating two new zoning designations within the Land Development Code.  The change created the Neighborhood Residential zone, which is intended for residential areas in the Mission Community area that promote safe, walkable neighborhoods and homes that face the street.  This change also established the Neighborhood Services designation, which creates space for small-scale, local businesses and services that are located within walking distance of residential areas.