By: NP staff | The Navajo Post | May 14
Tuba City, Ariz. — Council Delegate Joshua Lavar Butler (Tó’Nanees’Dizí) to kick off a Town Hall meeting to update the community.
A new beginning for a hard hit Chapter, feud with corruption and fraud.
Butler spokesman said, The forum will focus on updating the community on the progress of the Tó’Nanees’Dizí Chapter, a report on the chapter’s financial situation, and to provide important information on appointing the remaining three (3) chapter officials.
The newly elected Angie Williams and Ben Davis—were sworn in on May 14 and will join Council Delegate Butler in presenting information to the chapter.
Recently, Williams was praised for being a whistle blower, were she allegedly discovered fraud in her own chapter and reported it to the Navajo Nation watchdog, Rules and Ethics committee, they were both elected April 24.
The special election is the result of a year-long investigation of former chapter officials by the Ethics & Rules Office, which led to the removal of all five officials by the Office of Hearings & Appeals of the Navajo Nation.
“I urge our community to attend this town h
all meeting to receive updates on their local government,” Butler said. “The community elected two of the five officials, but we still have to appoint two officials and eventually a third to fill all the seats on the Council of Naataanii.”
The meeting will take place 6 p.m. on Tuesday, May 22 at the Tó’Nanees’Dizí Chapter House, the public is encourage to attend.