Cherokee Nation Hosts Open House Monday for New Tahlequah Tag Office

The Cherokee Nation tag office in its new location on Ballentine Road in Tahlequah, Oklahoma.

The Cherokee Nation tag office in its new location on Ballentine Road in Tahlequah, Oklahoma.

TAHLEQUAH, OKLAHOMA — The Cherokee Nation is hosting an open house Monday at its newly relocated tag office in Tahlequah. Principal Chief Bill John Baker, Deputy Chief S. Joe Crittenden and Tribal Councilors from Cherokee County will be available for a meet and greet.

The 6,000-square-foot office will better serve Cherokee Nation citizens purchasing license plates. The space has five service windows, a larger lobby and more parking.

The Cherokee Nation expanded its car tag program statewide for the first time ever last year.

Since expanding the availability of car tags beyond the Cherokee Nation’s 14-county jurisdiction, more than 10,000 additional license plates have sold, generating more revenue for public schools, roads and bridges, and law enforcement.

In fiscal year 2014, the Cherokee Nation generated $11 million in motor vehicle tag revenue, up about $2 million from fiscal year 2013.

The Cherokee Nation operates six tag offices, including a new office in Tulsa and expanded offices in Sallisaw and Tahlequah.

For Cherokee Nation tag office addresses and contact information, visit www.cherokee.org/Services/TaxCommission or call 918-453-5100 or 1-800-256-0671.

WHAT:          Open house for new Cherokee Nation tag office in Tahlequah

WHEN:          Monday, Jan. 26

10 a.m. – Central

WHERE:       Cherokee Nation Tag Office

120 E. Ballentine Road, Tahlequah

WHO:             Cherokee Nation Principal Chief Bill John Baker

Deputy Chief S. Joe Crittenden

Chief of Staff Chuck Hoskin

Tax Commission Administrator Sharon Swepston

 

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