Gravelle elected chairperson
Election results are in for the Bay Mills Special Election. Whitney Gravelle will serve as the new tribal chairperson. Gravelle was sworn into office on Friday, March 19. You can view the full election results here.
Tribal Enrollment Services hours by appointment
The Bay Mills Enrollment office will be remote at this time. The office is open Monday thru Friday from 8 am to 4:30 pm. If assistance or an appointment is needed, please call Phyllis at 906.248.8131 or email her at email@example.com.
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Commercial Fishing Notice:
Commercial fishing licenses can still be issued by appointment. Please call Justin Carrick at (906) 322-3453 to schedule an appointment. Once the license is received at the conservation office, the member will need to take the paperwork to the BIA office to complete the process. The BIA office hours have changed. The BIA will be completing fishing licenses on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday, from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. All other treaty activity licenses will still be available by scheduling an appointment. Please use the contact information provided above.
Food Pantry available to BMIC tribal members
BMIC has a new cardboard compactor available for use
Have you heard the news? Recycling cardboard just got a whole lot easier! Bay Mills Maintenance Department is now accepting all corrugated cardboard from both tribal and non-tribal folks free of charge! You can feel twice as good about recycling with Bay Mills because your cardboard supports other maintenance and waste management efforts at BMIC! Drop off your cardboard in the white garage behind the BMIC trash compactor. Open same hours as the trash compactor. For more information contact 906-248-8154.
Check out the online anonymous suggestion box
Bay Mills Executive Council has launched “Suggestion Ox,” an online tool that allows tribal members to provide feedback to the council on an anonymous basis. You can submit you comments/ suggestions online (see the upper right corner of this page) using the suggestion box provided. Please refrain from profanity or accusations. This suggestion box (above left) is designed to answer community questions and keep the lines of communication open between the community and the leadership. This can be found under “Member Resources,” located on this web page. (You can obtain the password to this section of the website by calling tribal administration at 906-248-3241.)
Did you know about the text message service for health appointments?
Bay Mills Health Center patients can now get appointment reminders via text messaging. This text messaging reminder system allows patients to receive text messages instead of phone call reminders. Patients can respond confirming, rescheduling or canceling appointments with a short text message response. To enroll simply complete a text message opt in/out form at your next appointment or print it out and return it to the health center. You will continue to receive phone calls and you will not receive text message appointment reminders until a form is received back.
Social Services in need of foster homes
Native American foster homes are needed. For more information on how to become a foster home, call Bay Mills Social Services at 906-248-8303.