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Real Estate Services

The mission of the Citizen Potawatomi Nation Department of Real Estate Services (DRES) is to expand and develop the land base of the Nation. In pursuit of this mission, DRES is subdivided into several interrelated, functional areas.

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Office of Environmental Health

The Office of Environmental Health’s mission is to increase the health status of Native Americans to the highest level by providing safe drinking water systems and sanitary sewage and solid waste disposal services.

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Public Works

The Citizen Potawatomi Nation Public Works Department maintains public infrastructure, water and wastewater line maintenance inside the Tribe’s jurisdiction. The vast majority of this work centers on the upkeep and expansion of Pottawatomie County Rural Water District 3. The state-chartered rural water district serves nearly all CPN facilities and communities throughout the county including Dale, Wanette and Asher.

Public Information

The Citizen Potawatomi Nation Public Information Department’s primary goal is to communicate the work of more than 30 Tribal government programs and commercial enterprises through traditional and online platforms. The department publishes the Hownikan, a monthly Tribal newspaper with a circulation of 12,000. Additionally, staff support internal-Tribal government executive and legislative branch activities while monitoring legislation at the local, state and federal levels of government.