|The NVK operates the water and sewer system. The NVK and City is the policy making body for the utility.
The FY08 budget is adopted. The NVK is active in making policy for the utility. The utility has adequately trained manager and operators. The main operator has over 4 years experience and has a level 1 certification in water treatment, the certificate expires in 12/09. The Tribe has adopted a water utility ordinance that gives it the authority to operate, and it covers most of the aspects needed in a utility ordinance. Along with a collection policy, the ordinance includes policies on service area, level of service, customer agreements, the utility's responsibilities, the customers' responsibilities, billing procedures, shut-off procedures, and penalties for violating provisions of the ordinance.|