2014 Free Fishing Licenses

Fish and Game Code, Section 7151, authorizes the CDFW to issue Free Sport Fishing Licenses to anglers who meet specific criteria. Additional validations or cards are required for certain species and areas and must be purchased at the regular fee.

Free Sport Fishing Licenses are available for anglers who meet the criteria below:

  1. Any person, with central vision acuity of 20/200 or less in the better eye with the aid of the best possible correcting glasses, or central vision acuity better than 20/200 if the widest diameter of the remaining visual field is no greater than 20 degrees. Certification of blindness by an optometrist or an ophthalmologist is required. Any person who was issued this license under this criteria through ALDS may renew their licenses at any CDFW License Agent, CDFW license sales office or online.
  2. Any person who is a resident of the State and who is so severely physically disabled as to be permanently unable to move from place to place without the aid of a wheelchair, walker, forearm crutches or a comparable mobility-related device. Verification by a licensed physician or a copy of the previous year's free fishing license is required. Any person who was issued this license under this criteria through ALDS may renew their licenses at any CDFW License Agent, CDFW license sales office or online.
  3. Any developmentally disabled person. Certification by a licensed physician or the director of a State regional center is required. Any person who was issued this license under this criteria through ALDS may renew their licenses at any CDFW License Agent, CDFW license sales office or online.
  4. Any American Indian or lineal descendant who is a resident of the State and whose total annual income does not exceed $11,490 for the head of the household, plus $4,020 for each additional family member living with them. Certification by the Bureau of Indian Affairs (B.I.A.) or proof of being on a tribal registry is required. Verification of income is required annually.
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EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

The Pit River Tribal Natural Resource Department has four full time seasonal positions (temporary) open for projects located on the XL-Reservation in Alturas.

Wages: $10.00 - $12.00 per hour DOE.

Duties: This is a labor demanding positions and is outdoors in all types of weather.

Projects range from cutting and stacking Juniper, building/repairing fence, digging fence holes, digging trenches by hand tools, working in water and riparian areas. Cutting, splitting and stacking wood. At times maybe needed to help ranch crew with projects.

You should be able to work with hand tools, shovels, digging bars, post hole diggers, T-post drivers.

Position Requirements: Must Pass Drug Screening, be of 18years of age, dependable, must be able to follow direction of crew boss or other supervisors.

Applicants with a current valid driver’s license and clean record a plus.

Pick up applications at the Burney or XL offices.

Pit River Tribe is a DRUG & Alcohol – FREE WORK PLACE


All applicants must be willing to submit to and pass a pre-employment drug screening and background check.

OPEN UNTIL FIELD

Indian Preference:  Priority preference will be given to Pit River Tribal Members.  Qualified American Indian and Alaskan Natives under the Federal Indian Preference Act, (43 CFR, 17.3 [d]) will also be considered.

Resolution No: 08-04-01 

DATE:    April 5, 2008

SUBJECT:    Economic Development Project

WHEREAS:  The Pit River Tribe is a Federally recognized Tribe composed of Eleven Autonomous Bands located in northeastern California since time immemorial; and

WHEREAS:     The Tribe is governed by the Constitution of the Pit River Tribe, adopted August 16, 1964 and approved by the Assistant Secretary of Interior for Indian Affairs on December 3, 1987, as amended; and  

WHEREAS:    The Pit River Tribal Council is empowered by Article VII of the Constitution to contract with Federal, state and tribal governments, private enterprises, individuals and organizations; to plan and manage all economic affairs and enterprises of the Tribe; to assign, lease or regulate Tribal assets, subject to such approvals as may be required by Federal Law; and to enact all ordinances and resolutions which shall be necessary and proper for carrying into effect the Council’s powers and responsibilities; and

WHEREAS:  The economic development project presented to the general membership, consisting of a new casino, hotel and gas station in Burney and a new casino and truck stop in Alturas, as described more specifically in the Pit River Gaming Market Assessment: Burney, CA and Gaming Market Assessment, Alturas XL Ranch Truck Stop and Casino (collectively referred to as the "Project"), holds the potential to provide significant benefits for the Tribe and its members; and

WHEREAS:  To develop the Project, tribal decision-makers will need to have the authority and ability to respond to market conditions, enter into contracts, hire designers, contractors and consultants, and borrow money, including the ability to provide a limited waiver of immunity; and

WHEREAS:    The general membership recognizes that the Tribal Council may need to pledge assets, potentially including Revenue Sharing Funds, as collateral to secure loans or other financing necessary to fund the Project; and

WHEREAS:  Article VII section 3 of the Constitution provides that no waiver of sovereign immunity shall be made except by a majority of the registered voters voting thereon at a meeting duly called, noticed and convened for that purpose.


NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED: 

The general members of the Pit River Tribe hereby approve of the Project in concept, authorize the Tribal Council to take all necessary actions to develop the Project including, as may be necessary, pledging tribal assets including Revenue Sharing Funds, (but no tribal land, water rights or other natural resources), and entering into one or more contracts with limited waivers of the Tribe's sovereign immunity, as the Tribal Council deems necessary and prudent to develop the Project.   This authorization is intended to, and does, satisfy the requirements of the Pit River Constitution Article VII, Section 3.



CERTIFICATION

I, the undersigned Tribal Chairperson or other Constitutionally authorized and designated signatory of the Pit River Tribal Council, do hereby certify that the foregoing Resolution was presented at a duly noticed general membership meeting of the Pit River Tribe held on April 5, 2008, at which a quorum was present, and approved by a vote of 97 "for,"74, "against," 0, "abstentions," and 2 “spoiled ballots”, and such Resolution has not been rescinded or amended in any way.

Jessica Jim, Tribal Chairperson                  Date 4-5-08
  
ATTESTED:

Ida Riggins, Designated Signatory            Date 4-5-08

(See Attached PDF Signed and Executed Resolution)