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(218)-335-7222 Phone

Mailing Address
200 Sailstar Dr. NW
Cass Lake, MN 56633

Deadline

All ballots must be returned by mail or walked into the Referendum Committee on or before 8:00 P.M. on May 16, 2017

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Notice of Referendum Vote

The Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe

NOTICE OF A REFERENDUM VOTE

Pursuant to Resolution No. 2017-79

FROM: The Leech Lake Reservation Business Committee

TO: Members of the Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe

Notice is hereby given of a referendum vote to be held by secret ballot on Tuesday, May 16, 2017 to seek the guidance of the members of the Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe in making a decision regarding the construction of a new casino and hotel to replace the existing Palace Casino and Hotel. The proposed location would move the operation to a site directly fronting U.S Highway 2 in Cass Lake and cost approximately $45 to $50 million.

The majority of votes cast shall be conclusive and binding on the Reservation Business Committee.

Any Enrolled member of the Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe 18 years of age and over on voting day shall be entitled to cast a vote.

The Referendum Committee will send a ballot by mail with a self addressed envelope no later than April 10th, to each resident and non-resident eligible voter whose address is known at the time of this announcement.

Leech Lake Reservation resident members may mail in ballots or return their ballots in the precinct in which they reside. Polls will be open between 8:00 am and. 8:00 pm.
All ballots must be returned by mail or walked into the Referendum Committee on or before 8:00 P.M. on May 16, 2017

The official count verification will be completed by May 17th by 4:30 p.m.

The Tribal Council shall appoint all Referendum Committee members.

LLBO Referendum Committee
P.O. Box 1339
Cass Lake, MN 56633

LLBO Referendum Committee
200 Sail star Dr. N.W.
Cass Lake, MN 56633

Any questions may be directed to (218) 335-7222.

Meeting Locations

Ball Club Community Center April 24, 2017 5 p.m.-7:30 p.m.
Bena Community Center April 26, 2017 5 p.m.-7:30 p.m.
Palace Casino April 27, 2017 5 p.m.-7:30 p.m.
Northern Lights Casino April 20, 2017 5 p.m.-7:30 p.m.
Duluth Trapanier Hall April 18, 2017 5 p.m.-7:30 p.m.
Minneapolis Minnesota Indian
Women's Resource Ctr
April 25, 2017 5 p.m.-7:30 p.m.

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