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Community Priorities

NATIVE VILLAGE OF KWINHAGAK AND CITY OF QUINHAGAK COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT PRIORITIES (From the Quinhagak Community Development Plan Updates)

1.  ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT/COST OF LIVING
Short Term 1-5 Years:

    * Caps for Fuel, Electrical Costs, Sanitation Facilities, Maintain Residential PCE Priorities
    * Community Support Center - provide mechanical, welding services
    * Inter-tribal purchasing agreements

Mid Term 5-10 Years:

    * Training Center/Technology/Telework Center
 
2.  FUTURE GRAVEL - see TRANSPORTATION & WATERFRONT
 
3.  ALTERNATIVE ENERGY & ENERGY EFFICIENCY

Short Term 1-5 Years:

    * Commercial Turbines
    * Tribal Buildings - investigate on-site systems

Mid Term 5-10 Years:

Long Term 10-20 Years:
 

4.  COMMUNITY FACILITIES

Short Term 1-5 Years:

    * Clinic/Subregional Clinic
    * Public Safety [in-progress]
    * Day Care/Headstart Center [Relocate to School]
    * Shelter/Respite Center

Mid Term 5-10 Years:

    * New Tribal/City Office
    * Community Hall/Bingo Hall
    * Post Office
    * Elder Facility [Assisted Care Facility] - NAHASDA, AHFC
    * Moravian Church Relocation
 
5.  TRANSPORTATION & WATERFRONT DEVELOPMENT

Short Term 1-5 Years:

    * Land Status Map for River Corridor from village to USFWS boundary
    * Provide access to (2) short term pits upriver (adjacent to existing pits)
    * Evacuation Route A: Upriver Borrow Source
    * 1st Bridge over Kanektok River to gravel source, Island 1
    * Address Erosion Control, Old Airport (East End=High Erosion Area), along length
        of old runway; Airport Apron, Pump-house
    * Channel Dredging
    * Sea Wall/Waterfront Development
    * Boat Launch/Small Boat Harbor
    * Elder Van/School Bus


Mid Term 5-10 Years:

    * 2nd Bridge to mainland, future gravel, trail to Eek/Bethel
    * Evacuation Route B: Access to Mid-way (7.5 GPS miles +/-)
    * Dust Control
   

Long Term 10-20 Years:
   
    * Arolik River Crossing
    * Evacuation Route C: Access to Wilderness Boundary (15 GPS miles)
   
6.  AIRPORT

Short Term 1-5 Years:

    * Fire Fighting Equipment

Mid Term: 5-10 Years:

Long Term 10-20 Years:
   
    * Airport Maintenance
 
7.  SEARCH & RESCUE EQUIPMENT

Short Term 1-5 Years:

    * Search and Rescue Equipment
 
8.  ENERGY & POWER

Short Term 1-5 Years:

Mid Term 5-10 Years:

    * Tribal/City Bulk Fuel Tank Farm Facility

Long Term 10-20 Years:

    * Power line maintenace to airport - poles need to be deeper
 
9.  WATER/SEWER/SANITATION

Short Term 1-5 Years:

    * Water intake upstream of village [versus in the center of the village]
    * Drill deeper
    * Clean up old dump across from Washeteria
 
10.  COMMUNITY RELOCATION

Long Term 10-20 Years:
   
    * Evacuation Route
    * Quinhagak #2 Master Plan
    * 10 Year Plan
 
12. EDUCATION

Mid Term 5-10 Years:

    * School expansion


13. EMERGENCY PLANNING & PREPAREDNESS


14. HOUSING CRISIS

Short Term 1-5 Years:

    * Emergency Housing / Shelter / Transitional Homes
    * Approach CVRF to utilize Bunkhouses at Fish Plant

Mid Term 5-10 Years:

Long Term 10-20 Years:


15. TRADITIONAL & CULTURAL SURVIVAL 

Short Term 1-5 Years:

    * Develop & Support Quinhagak Heritage Incorporated
    * Develop local Facility for local museum, cultural heritage display center,
        visitors's center, local arts & crafts
    * Cultural Week (both Community Cultural and Youth)

Mid Term 5-10 Years:
    * Language & History Preservation

Long Term 11-20 Years:


16. TRIBAL JUSTICE

Short Term 1-5 Years:

    * Youth Tribal Boot Camp
    * Wellness to Healness Court 
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