08.20.2014

Tribal Council Meeting

AGENDA

Tribal Council Meeting

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Time: 5:00 p.m. 

The Tribal Council meetings are intended to be safe venues in which Tribal members, community members and guests can share their ideas, thoughts, and concerns. Please be courteous and respectful to all speakers.

Official recordings of Council meetings (indicating whether or not they have been edited) will be available to Tribal members from the Council's Executive Coordinator for $5 each.  Except for official recordings made by the Tribe, no audio or video recording of Council meetings will be permitted.

Call to Order / Invocation

Cultural Presentation - Drumming

Roll Call/Vote on Absences

Reynold L. Leno, Chairman

Jack Giffen, Jr., Vice-Chairman

Toby McClary, Secretary

Jon A. George., Council

Denise Harvey, Council

Cheryle A. Kennedy, Council

Ed Pearsall, Council

June Sherer, Council

Kathleen Tom, Council

Previous Minutes - Approve/Amend

August 06, 2014 Regular Tribal Council Meeting 

Order of Business:

Unfinished Business:

New Business:

Items of Consent from the Legislative Action Committee

Declaration of Per Capita Period and Payment Date - resolution 

Date: 08-19-14  

Present: 7 of 9Recommendation: 7 yes 

The Committee recommends the Tribal Council adopt a resolution: 

1) declaring a Per Capita Period of June 1, 2014 through August 31, 2014; 

2) declaring September 12, 2014 as the Payment Date for purposes of the per capita distribution for the Per Capita Period; and 

3) directing the Tribe's Finance Officer to make the per capita payment for the Per Capita Period on or before the Payment Date.

Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program Grant Application - resolution 

Date: 08-19-14  

Present: 7 of 9Recommendation: 7 yes 

The Committee recommends the Tribal Council adopt a resolution: 

1) authorizing the Tribe's application to the Department of Health and Human Services for Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program funding; and 

2) authorizes the Tribal Council Chairman or, in his absence, the Vice-Chairman to sign all paper documents required for this funding and designates the Planning and Grants Manager to sign all online e-documents required for this funding including to certify to the 16 assurances outlined in the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Act of 1981, as amended, and to otherwise perform all necessary functions to properly administer the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program.

Vocational Rehabilitation Grant Application - resolution 

Date: 08-19-14  

Present: 7 of 9Recommendation: 7 yes 

The Committee recommends the Tribal Council adopt a resolution:  

1) approving the Tribe's $419,241 application to the U.S. Department of Education, Office of Special Education and Rehabilitation Services, for Vocational Rehabilitation Services Projects for American Indians with Disabilities 2015 funding and for four additional years of funding totaling $431,333, $443,854, $456,820 and $470,272 respectively; and  

2) approves providing at least the required 10% matching funds cost share for this five year project by applying a reduced indirect rate on grant paid funds and paying the balance from Tribal funds, including budgeting $46,583 for this expense in the 2015 Tribal Contingency Budget and covering the 10% match cost share in a similar fashion for the next four years of funding.

Legislative Action Committee

Enrollment Infant Determinations - resolution 

Date: 08-19-14  

Present: 7 of 9Recommendation: 7 yes 

The Committee recommends the Tribal Council adopt a resolution approving five (5) infants numbered #6256 through #6260 for Tribal membership, because, based on the investigation and recommendation of the Enrollment staff, the infants have been found to meet the eligibility requirements for enrollment as defined in the Tribal Constitution and Enrollment Ordinance.

Announcements:

Other Business:

Adjourn