04.10.2013

Draft Tribal Council Meeting Agenda

DRAFT AGENDA
Tribal Council Meeting
Wednesday, April 10, 2013
Time: 5:00 p.m.

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I.        Call to Order /Invocation

II.       Roll Call/Vote on Absences

          Reynold L. Leno, Chairman
          Jack Giffen, Jr., Vice-Chairman
          Toby McClary, Secretary 
          Steven L. Bobb Sr., Council
          Jon A. George, Council
          Cheryle A. Kennedy, Council 
          Chris Mercier, Council
          June Sherer, Council
          Kathleen Tom, Council
 

III.    Previous Minutes - Approve/Amend:        

        a. March 27, 2013, Regular Meeting

IV.    Order of Business:

        Unfinished Business:

        New Business:       

1. Items of Consent from the Legislative Action Committee

a.Selection of Automated Election Services as Tribe's Election Administrator - resolution
The Committee recommends to Tribal Council adopt a resolution: 1) selecting Automated Election Services to provide all technical support services for the Tribe's elections through December 31, 2013, as recommended by the Election Board; and 2) authorizing the Tribal Council Chair to negotiate, with the assistance of the Tribal Attorney's Office, and sign a contract with Automated Election Services for such services. This item will appear on the next regular Tribal Council meeting agenda.

b. Tribal Ethical Standards Ordinance - resolution
The Committee recommends to Tribal Council adopt a resolution to pass a resolution for final adoption of the proposed amendments to the Tribal Ethical Standards Ordinance.

c. Budget & Appropriations Ordinance - first reading
The Committee recommends to Tribal Council a first reading of proposed amendments to the Budget & Appropriations Ordinance.  The proposed amendments:  1) incorporate the provisions of the Budget Hearing Ordinance into the Budget & Appropriations Ordinance; 2) allow Budget Hearings to be recorded and provide authority for those recordings to be provided to members of the General Council and Tribal staff; 3) provide that public comments to the draft budget shall be submitted to the Finance Officer no later than the December General Council meeting and the Finance Officer shall summarize and transmit public comments to Tribal Council promptly after the December General Council meeting.  The proposed amendments also formatting and housekeeping changes.

d. Indian Education Specialist - resolution 
The Committee recommends to Tribal Council adopt a resolution supporting the inclusion of funding for an Indian Education Specialist in the Oregon Department of Education's budget to develop and implement a culturally responsive and accurate curriculum relating to Oregon's federally recognized tribes in conjunction with Common Core State Standards.

e. SMGI Capital Expenditure - resolution
The Committee recommends to Tribal Council adopt a resolution approving SMGI retain funds in an amount not to exceed $513,450 for the purpose of funding the Improvement Project, which includes construction of a center bar, fitness center, coffee bar and gift shop.

f. Enrollment Infant Determination - resolution
The Committee recommends to Tribal Council adopt a resolution approving one (1) infant numbered #6157 for Tribal membership, because, based on the investigation and recommendation of the Enrollment staff, the infant has been found to meet the eligibility requirements for enrollment as defined in the Tribal Constitution and Enrollment Ordinance.

g. Cultural Trust Board Re-Appointment - resolution
The Committee recommends to Tribal Council adopt a resolution to re-appoint Kimberly Contreras, with term ending March 31, 2015, to the Cultural Trust Board.

h. Culture Committee Appointments/Re-Appointment - resolution
The Committee recommends to Tribal Council adopt a resolution to: 1) appoint Ferrell DeGarmo and Kevin Simmons, with terms ending March 31, 2015; and 2) re-appoint Betty Bly, with term ending March 31, 2015, to the Culture Committee.

i. Education Committee Appointment/Re-Appointments - resolution
The Committee recommends to Tribal Council adopt a resolution to: 1) appoint Alton Butler, with term ending March 31, 2015; and 2) re-appoint Tracy Moreland, Leslie Riggs, and Brenda Tuomi, with terms ending March 31, 2015, to the Education Committee.

j. Fish & Wildlife Committee Re-Appointments - resolution
The Committee recommends to Tribal Council adopt a resolution to re-appoint Dale Langley and Robert Nagel, with terms ending March 31, 2015, to the Fish and Wildlife Committee.

k. Health Committee Re-Appointments - resolution
The Committee recommends to Tribal Council adopt a resolution to re-appoint Anna Hannan and Janet Phillips, with terms ending March 31, 2015, to the Health Committee.

l. Powwow Special Event Board Re-Appointments - resolution
The Committee recommends to Tribal Council adopt a resolution to re-appoint Dana Ainam and Kalene Contreras, with terms ending March 31, 2015, to the Powwow Special Event Board.

m. Rodeo Special Event Board Re-Appointment - resolution
The Committee recommends to Tribal Council adopt a resolution to re-appoint Dale Langley, with term ending March 31, 2015, to the Rodeo Special Event Board.

n. Social Services Committee Appointment/Re-Appointment - resolution 
The Committee recommends to Tribal Council adopt a resolution to: 1) appoint Eva Simmons, with term ending March 31, 2015; and 2) re-appoint Jenny Sanchez, with term ending March 31, 2015, to the Social Services Committee.

2. Legislative Action Committee

a. Election Board Appointment/Re-Appointment - resolution
The Committee recommends to Tribal Council adopt a resolution to: 1) appoint Kimberly Campbell, with term ending March 31, 2015; and 2) re-appoint Janet Giddings, Sharon Hanson, Joann Mercier, and Michael Mercier, with terms ending March 31, 2015, to the Election Board.

b. Enrollment Committee Appointment/Re-Appointments - resolution
The Committee recommends to Tribal Council adopt a resolution to: 1) appoint Sharon Freund, with term ending March 31, 2015; and 2) re-appoint Sharon Hanson and Robert Schmid, with terms ending March 31, 2015, to the Enrollment Committee.

c. Timber Committee Re-Appointments - resolution
The Committee recommends to Tribal Council adopt a resolution to re-appoint Alton Butler, Jerry George, and Richard Ray, with terms ending March 31, 2015, to the Timber Committee.  

Announcements:


Other Business:


Adjourn

Agenda

TRIBAL COUNCIL Agenda CY2013-#072          FINAL
Wednesday, April 10, 2013

I.         Call to Order / Invocation

II.        Morning Roll Call
           Reynold L. Leno, Chairman  Steven L. Bobb, Sr., Council Member Chris Mercier, Council Member 
           Jack Giffen, Jr., Vice-Chairman Jon A. George, Council Member June Sherer, Council Member
           Toby McClary, Secretary Cheryle A. Kennedy, Council Member Kathleen Tom, Council Member

III.       Agenda
           a. Work Session
                 SMC General Manager Update - Executive Session
                 Ceded Lands Plan Presentation

IV.       Health Committee Regular Meeting
           Location: Health & Wellness Center
           Time:  10:00 am to 12:00 pm

V.        Lunch

VI.       Afternoon Roll Call
           Reynold L. Leno, Chairman  Steven L. Bobb, Sr., Council Member Chris Mercier, Council Member 
           Jack Giffen, Jr., Vice-Chairman Jon A. George, Council Member June Sherer, Council Member
           Toby McClary, Secretary Cheryle A. Kennedy, Council Member Kathleen Tom, Council Member

VII.      Agenda continued
           b. Work Session 
           Economic Development Financing Workshop - Executive Session

VIII.     Regular Tribal Council Meeting
           Location: Tribal Council Chambers
           Time:  5:00 pm to Conclusion

Adjourn