07-01-2015 DRAFT Tribal Council Meeting Agenda

Tribal Council Meeting
Wednesday, July 01, 2015
Time: 5:00 P.M.

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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. June 17, 2015, Regular Meeting

IV. Order of Business:

Unfinished Business:

New Business:
1. Items of Consent from the Legislative Action Committee
a. Building Code Ordinance Waiver re: Powwow Arena and Arbor – resolution 
b. TERO Ordinance Amendment – first reading


Other Business:


Tribal Council Meeting
Expanded Summary of Agenda Items
Date:  July 01, 2015

 New Business:
 1. Items of Consent from the Legislative Action Committee
 a. Building Code Ordinance Waiver re: Powwow Arena and Arbor– resolution 
 Date:  06-30-15 Present: 9 of 9 Recommendation: 9 yes 
  The Committee recommends the Tribal Council adopt a resolution to waive the following three Building Code Ordinance requirements:  i) fire alarm system pursuant to Section 907.2.1; ii) minimum number    of plumbing     fixtures required pursuant to Chapter 29 and Table 2902.1; and iii) roof classification of C as required by Table 1505.1.

  b. TERO Ordinance Amendments – First Reading
   Date:  06-30-15 Present: 9 of 9 Recommendation: 9 yes
   The Committee recommends the Tribal Council move forward with a first reading of the proposed amendments to the Tribal Employment Rights Ordinance:
   The proposed amendments include:
   1. Revisions to the definition of Qualified.
   2. Clarification of TERO Commission and TERO Director roles.
   3. Requirements for TERO involvement at various stages of Employment Process
   4. Provisions addressing promotions and retention.
   5. A prohibition against retaliation.
   6. Succession planning requirements; and
   7. Provisions permitting the issuance of a notice of violation to a Tribal Employer and allowing the employer to appeal notices of violation to the TERO Commission.