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2019 FIRE PERMIT PROCESS OPEN BURNING PERMITS:
Permits are issued by the Penobscot Nation Department of Public Safety for all Trust Territories. Permits must be issued in accordance with all applicable fire regulations. A permit may be revoked: A-during a period of high forest fire danger. B- Where a nuisance condition is created. C- When permit conditions are not followed. Open Burning Permit Terms 1- Burning must proceed with all necessary precautions to prevent the spread of fire and must not create any nuisance* conditions. 2-Burning must follow all criteria listed on the permit. Public Safety Personnel are legally responsible to ensure all safety criteria are followed. Permits are for recreational fire pits and are not intended for the burning of construction materials. Permittees are responsible to check the fire danger level for day and the area they will be burning and proceed accordingly. Any person who engages in outdoor burning that is prohibited by statute or who fails to comply with the conditions of the permit shall have their permit revoked and could be subject to a criminal offense.
PERMITS WILL BE ISSUED ON THE FOLLOWING DATES:
May 23rd 8 AM – 2PM May 29th 2 PM – 6 PM May 31st 8 AM – 2 PM June 1st& 2nd 8 AM – 5 PM June 10th-11th 8 AM – 5 PM June 12th &13th 8 AM- 2 PM June 20th 8 Am – 2 PM June 26th 2 PM – 6 PM June 28th 8 AM – 5 PM June 29th-30th 8 AM – 5 PM July 8th 9th 8 AM – 5 PM July 10th 11th 8 AM – 2 PM July 18th 2 PM – 6 PM July 24th 2 PM – 6 PM July 26th 8 AM – 5 PM July 27th 28th 8 AM – 5 PM August 5th 6th 8 AM – 5 PM August 7th 8th 8 AM – 2 PM August 15th 8 AM – 2 PM August 23rd 6 AM – 2 PM August 24th 25th 8 AM – 5 PM
Received a Bill from Affiliated Labs? Please contact the Health Department!
The Penobscot Nation Health Department is currently experiencing technical difficulties with the system that communicates between our facility and the off-site laboratory.
This malfunction may result in patients receiving bills from Affiliated Laboratory for their lab services.
If you receive a bill for your services, please contact the Health Department at (207) 817-7400 to let us know. We can resolve the bill with Affiliated Laboratory for you.
Penobscot Nation Health Department Is Now Offering Addiction Aftercare Transportation
Addiction treatment can often require aftercare support for continued recovery. In order to help community members in recovery access these vital services, the Health Department will now be provide aftercare transportation for anyone eligible for Indian Health Services. Transportation services will be available 12:30-9:00 pm, Tuesday-Saturday in the Greater Bangor Area. A calendar of local aftercare events will be posted on the Health Department website monthly.
Contact the Health Department (207) 817-7400 or to schedule services please call : (207) 631-0524
Penobscot Nation Youth Program
The Penobscot Nation Youth Program is looking for donations to help increase and enhance activities and programs for the youth. The youth are the foundation of our future and needs our help and support to create positive opportunities that will only strengthen our community. There are many ways to help: monetary donations, donations of supplies, and a donation of time with the youth. You can invest in many things in life and you may win some and lose some, but when you invest in the youth you win every time. The youth needs your help more than ever and every little bit helps.
Please contact John Neptune at 207-659-3490 or Brittney Fields at 207-217-1906 to let us know how you would like to help. A payroll deduction form has been attached, if that is a way you would like to support the youth of this community.