04.22.2015

04-22-15 DRAFT Tribal Council Meeting Agenda

 

DRAFT AGENDA
Tribal Council Meeting
Wednesday, April 22, 2015
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.
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I. Call to Order / Invocation / Cultural Presentation - Drumming

II. Roll Call/Vote on Absences 
 
Reynold L. Leno, Chairman
Jack Giffen, Jr., Vice-Chairman
Toby McClary, Secretary
Jon A. George, Council
Tonya Gleason, Council
Denise Harvey, Council 
Cheryle A. Kennedy, Council
Chris Mercier, Council
Ed Pearsall, Council

III. Previous Minutes – Approve/Amend
a. April 08, 2015, Regular Meeting

IV. Order of Business:

Unfinished Business:

New Business:
 1. General Council Meeting, May 03, 2015, Agenda
  Location:   Tribal Community Center  
  Time:    11:00 a.m.
  Update:  Spirit Mountain Community Fund
  Update:  Tribal Employment Rights Office [TERO]
  Door Prizes:  $250 (1 @ $100 and 3 @ $50) 

 2. Items of Consent from the Legislative Action Committee
  a. Crushed Rock Purchases for CY2015 – resolution
  b. Amendment to Tribal-State Minimum Internal Control Standards – resolution
  c. BIA Ocean & Coastal Grant Application – resolution
  d. BIA Climate Adaptation Grant Application – resolution
  e. General Manager Credit Card - resolution
  f. Committee/Special Event Board Appointments and Re-Appointments – resolution
   i. Ceremonial Hunting Board (x2)
   ii. Culture Committee (x2)
   iii. Education Committee (x5)
   iv. Election Board (x3)
   v. Enrollment Committee (x2)
   vi. Fish & Wildlife Committee (x2)
   vii. Health Committee (x4)
   viii. Powwow Special Event Board (x3)
   ix. Social Services Committee (x4)
   x. Timber Committee (x1)
   xi. Veterans Special Event Board (x3)
 3. Legislative Action Committee
  a. Enrollment Ordinance Amendments – first reading
  b. Enrollment Committee Re-Appointment – resolution
  c. Enrollment Committee Re-Appointment – resolution
  d. Social Services Committee Appointment – resolution
  e. Timber Committee Re-Appointment – resolution

Announcements:

Other Business:

Adjourn

Tribal Council Meeting
Expanded Summary of Agenda Items
Date:  April 22, 2015

New Business:
1. General Council Meeting, May 03, 2015, Agenda
Location:   Tribal Community Center  
Time:    11:00 a.m.
Update:  Spirit Mountain Community Fund
Update:  Tribal Employment Rights Office {TERO]
Door Prizes:   $250 (1 @ $100 and 3 @ $50)

2. Items of Consent from the Legislative Action Committee
a. Crushed Rock Purchases for CY2015 – resolution
Date:  04-14-15 Present: 8 of 9 Recommendation: 8 yes
The Committee recommends the Tribal Council adopt a resolution authorizing the Natural Resources  Division Manager, or his designee, to approve crushed rock purchases for forest road construction  and maintenance without a competitive bid process from the most economical sources meeting project  specifications and budget limitations and to approve and administer all contracts for the sale and  delivery of crushed rock, including trucking contracts necessary to haul rock from sources to  projects.

b. Amendment to Tribal-State Minimum Internal Control Standards – resolution
Date:  04-14-15 Present: 8 of 9 Recommendation: 8 yes
The Committee recommends the Tribal Council adopt a resolution authorizing the Gaming Commission,  on behalf of the Tribe, to negotiate, finalize and execute amendments to the Tribal-State Minimum Internal Control Standards incorporated into the Tribal-State Class III Gaming Compact.

c. BIA Ocean & Coastal Grant Application – resolution
Date:  04-21-15 Present: 8 of 9 Recommendation: 8 yes
The Committee recommends the Tribal Council adopt a resolution: 1) authorizing the Tribe’s  application to the Bureau of Indian Affairs for an Ocean Coastal Planning grant; and 2)  authorizing providing a 20% cost share in needed matching funds mostly from in-kind staff time and  from existing departmental budgets.

d. BIA Climate Adaptation Grant Application – resolution
Date:  04-21-15 Present: 8 of 9 Recommendation: 8 yes
The Committee recommends the Tribal Council adopt a resolution: 1) authorizing the Tribe’s  application to the Bureau of Indian Affairs for a Climate Adaptation Planning grant; and 2)  authorizing providing a 20% cost share in needed matching funds mostly from in-kind staff time and  from existing departmental budgets.

e. General Manager Credit Card – resolution
Date:  04-21-15 Present: 8 of 9 Recommendation: 8 yes
The Committee recommends the Tribal Council adopt a resolution authorizing the use of a Tribal  credit card to Dawn Doar in the performance of her duties as General Manager, subject to the  Tribe’s employee credit card policy.

 f. Committee/Special Event Board Appointments and Re-Appointments – resolution
 Date: 04-21-15  Present:  8 of 9 Recommendation:  8 yes
 • Ceremonial Hunting Board (x2)
 1. The Committee recommends the Tribal Council adopt a resolution re-appointing Andrew  Freeman, with term ending March 31, 2017, to the Ceremonial Hunting Board.
 2. The Committee recommends the Tribal Council adopt a resolution re-appointing Sharon  Wattier, with term ending March 31, 2017, to the Ceremonial Hunting Board.
 • Culture Committee (x2)
 1. The Committee recommends the Tribal Council adopt a resolution re-appointing Betty Bly,  with term ending March 31, 2017, to the Culture Committee.
 2. The Committee recommends the Tribal Council adopt a resolution appointing Francene  Ambrose, with term ending March 31, 2017, to the Culture Committee.
 • Education Committee (x5)
 1. The Committee recommends the Tribal Council adopt a resolution re-appointing Alton Butler,  with term ending March 31, 2017, to the Education Committee.
 2. The Committee recommends the Tribal Council adopt a resolution re-appointing Mychal  Cherry, with term ending March 31, 2017, to the Education Committee.
 3. The Committee recommends the Tribal Council adopt a resolution re-appointing David DeHart,  with term ending March 31, 2017, to the Education Committee.
 4. The Committee recommends the Tribal Council adopt a resolution re-appointing Tracy  Moreland, with term ending March 31, 2017, to the Education Committee.
 5. The Committee recommends the Tribal Council adopt a resolution re-appointing Brenda Tuomi,  with term ending March 31, 2017, to the Education Committee.
 • Enrollment Committee (x2)
 1. The Committee recommends the Tribal Council adopt a resolution re-appointing Sharon  Hanson, with term ending March 31, 2017, to the Enrollment Committee.
 1. The Committee recommends the Tribal Council adopt a resolution re-appointing Robert  Schmid, with term ending March 31, 2017, to the Enrollment Committee.
 • Fish & Wildlife Committee (x2)
 1. The Committee recommends the Tribal Council adopt a resolution re-appointing Kristina  Summers, with term ending March 31, 2017, to the Fish & Wildlife Committee.
 2. The Committee recommends the Tribal Council adopt a resolution appointing Tyson Mercier,  with term ending March 31, 2017, to the Fish & Wildlife Committee.
 • Health Committee (x4)
 1. The Committee recommends the Tribal Council adopt a resolution re-appointing Alan Ham,  with term ending March 31, 2017, to the Health Committee.
 2. The Committee recommends the Tribal Council adopt a resolution re-appointing Anna Hannan,  with term ending March 31, 2017, to the Health Committee.
 3. The Committee recommends the Tribal Council adopt a resolution re-appointing Janet  Phillips, with term ending March 31, 2017, to the Health Committee.
 4. The Committee recommends the Tribal Council adopt a resolution appointing Kelly Rowe, with  term ending March 31, 2017, to the Health Committee.
 • Powwow Special Event Board (x3)
 1. The Committee recommends the Tribal Council adopt a resolution re-appointing Dana Ainam,  with term ending March 31, 2017, to the Powwow Special Event Board.
 2. The Committee recommends the Tribal Council adopt a resolution re-appointing Kalene  Contreras, with term ending March 31, 2017, to the Powwow Special Event Board.
 3. The Committee recommends the Tribal Council adopt a resolution re-appointing Bobby  Mercier, with term ending March 31, 2017, to the Powwow Special Event Board.
 • Social Services Committee (x4)
 1. The Committee recommends the Tribal Council adopt a resolution re-appointing Jamie Adams,  with term ending March 31, 2017, to the Social Services Committee.
 2. The Committee recommends the Tribal Council adopt a resolution re-appointing Alan Ham,  with term ending March 31, 2017, to the Social Services Committee
 3. The Committee recommends the Tribal Council adopt a resolution appointing Amber Case, with  term ending March 31, 2017, to the Social Services Committee
 4. The Committee recommends the Tribal Council adopt a resolution re-appointing Shirley  Walkhoff, with term ending March 31, 2017, to the Social Services Committee
 • Timber Committee (x1)
 1. The Committee recommends the Tribal Council adopt a resolution re-appointing Richard Ray,  with term ending March 31, 2017, to the Timber Committee.
 • Veterans Special Event Board (x3)
 1. The Committee recommends the Tribal Council adopt a resolution re-appointing Steven L.  Bobb, Sr., with term ending March 31, 2017, to the Veterans Special Event Board.
 2. The Committee recommends the Tribal Council adopt a resolution appointing Alton Butler,  with term ending March 31, 2017, to the Veterans Special Event Board.
 3. The Committee recommends the Tribal Council adopt a resolution appointing Lorraine (Susie)  Lash, with term ending March 31, 2017, to the Veterans Special Event Board.
 

3. Legislative Action Committee
 a. Enrollment Ordinance Amendments – first reading
 Date:  04-14-15 Present: 8 of 9 Recommendation: 8 yes
 The Committee recommends the Tribal Council move forward with a first reading of the proposed  amendments to the Enrollment Ordinance.  The proposed amendments include:
 1. Requiring applications for enrollment include DNA of mother and applicant establishing the  mother of the applicant;
 2. Removing use of court order to establish paternity;
 3. Changing references to the Enrollment Committee to Enrollment Board;
 4. Providing procedures for removing names of  living or deceased individuals from the  Restoration Roll who did not meet the Grand Ronde Restoration Act requirements;
 5. Providing procedures and standards for finding reasonable doubt of a member’s required  lineage and ordering DNA testing, paid for by the Tribe, in order to establish required lineage;
 6. Providing that notice of the Enrollment Board’s decision for removal from the roll shall  be deemed received five (5) days after the mailing date or on the date noticed on the return  receipt, whichever is earlier; and
 7. Providing that the Record filed with the Tribal Court shall be maintained under seal and  no person other than authorized representatives of the parties and the Tribal Court shall be  allowed to review the record except upon an order issued by the Tribal Court after notice to the  parties. 

 b. Enrollment Committee Re-Appointment - resolution
 Date:  04-21-15 Present: 8 of 9 Recommendation: 5 yes 2 no 1 abstain
 The Committee recommends the Tribal Council adopt a resolution re-appointing Sharon Freund, with  term ending March 31, 2017, to the Enrollment Committee.

 c. Enrollment Committee Re-Appointment – resolution
 Date: 04-21-15  Present:  8 of 9 Recommendation:  7 yes 1 abstain
 The Committee recommends the Tribal Council adopt a resolution re-appointing Laura Gleason, with  term ending March 31, 2017, to the Enrollment Committee.

 d. Social Services Committee Appointment - resolution
 Date:  04-21-15 Present: 8 of 9 Recommendation: 7 yes 1 no
 The Committee recommends the Tribal Council adopt a resolution appointing Claudia Leno, with term  ending March 31, 2017, to the Social Services Committee.

 e. Timber Committee Re-Appointment - resolution
 Date:  04-21-15 Present: 8 of 9 Recommendation: 7 yes 1 abstain
 The Committee recommends the Tribal Council adopt a resolution re-appointing Jerry George, with  term ending March 31, 2017, to the Timber Committee.