09.30.2015

09-30-15 Work Session Meeting Agenda

TRIBAL COUNCIL Agenda CY2015-#195         REVISED FINAL
Wednesday, September 30, 2015

Tribal Council Officers / Members:   
Reynold L. Leno, Chairman  Jon A. George, Council Member Chris Mercier, Council Member
Jack Giffen, Jr., Vice-Chairman  Tonya Gleason, Council Member Ed Pearsall, Council Member
Cheryle A. Kennedy, Secretary Denise Harvey, Council Member Brenda Tuomi, Council Member
 

I. Global Gaming Expo
 Location:  Las Vegas, NV
 
II. Call to Order / Invocation / Morning Roll Call

III. Work Session
 TERO Director Update
 Emergency Management Training – Reschedule

IV. Lunch  

V. Afternoon Roll Call

VI. Work Session
 Fish and Wildlife Committee Quarterly Update
 Social Services Committee Quarterly Update
 Health Committee Quarterly Update

VII. Regular Tribal Council Meeting
 Location:  Tribal Council Chambers   Time:  5:00 p.m. to Conclusion
 

Adjourn 

09-30-15 DRAFT Tribal Council Meeting Agenda

DRAFT AGENDA
Tribal Council Meeting
Wednesday, September 30, 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.
• Official recordings of Council meetings (indicating whether or not they have been edited) will be made available to Grand Ronde Tribal members upon request.  Members  are asked to contact Tribal Council’s Chief of Staff to obtain meeting recording/filming at a cost of $5 each.  Except for official recordings made by the Tribe, no  photos, audio or video recording of Council meetings will be permitted.


I. Call to Order / Invocation / Cultural Presentation – Drumming

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

III. Previous Minutes – Approve/Amend
     - September 16, 2015, Regular Meeting

IV. Order of Business:

Unfinished Business:

New Business:
1. Financial Report - Executive Session [Sunday, October 04, 2015]
*Tribal Members Only  *Must Have Tribal ID Present
Location:  Tribal Community Center  Time:  10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

2. General Council Meeting [Sunday, October 04, 2015]
Location:  Tribal Community Center  Time:  11:00 a.m. to Conclusion
Program Report:  Spirit Mountain Community Fund
Door Prizes:  $250 (1 @ $100 and 3 @ $50)

3.   Items of Consent from the Legislative Action Committee
a. Removal and Appointment of Authorized Signers re: Tribal Bank Accounts and Use
        of Credit Card – Resolution
b. Amendment to Portland Harbor Environmental Services Agreement – Resolution
c. Indian Health Service Special Diabetes Program Grant Application – Resolution
d. Gopher Valley Right of Way Logging Unit – Resolution
e. Abila and Microix Software Purchase – Resolution
f. Removal and Appointment of Authorized Signers for the TriState Capital Bank Line  
       of Credit – Resolution
g. 2016 Indian Housing Plan – Resolution

4.   Legislative Action Committee 
a. Enrollment Non-Infant/Emergency Determination – Resolution
b. Enrollment Infant Determinations – Resolution
c. Spirit Mountain Gaming, Inc. Board of Directors – Resolution
d. 2016 Hay and Crop Harvesting Licenses Agreements – Resolution

Announcements:

Other Business:
a. Spirit Mountain Community Fund Board of Trustees Appointment - Resolution

Adjourn

Tribal Council Meeting
Expanded Summary of Agenda Items
Date:  September 30, 2015

 

New Business:
1. Financial Report – Executive Session [Sunday, October 04, 2015] 
 *Tribal Members Only  *Must Have Tribal ID Present
 Location:  Tribal Community Center  Time:  10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

2. General Council Meeting [Sunday, October 04, 2015]
 Location:  Tribal Community Center  Time:  11:00 a.m. to Conclusion
 Program Report:  Spirit Mountain Community Fund
 Door Prizes:  $250 (1 @ $100 and 3 @ $50)

3. Items of Consent from the Legislative Action Committee
 a. Removal and Appointment of Authorized Signers for the Tribal Bank Accounts and Use of   Credit Card – resolution
  Date: 09-22-15  Present: 8 of 9  Recommendation: 7 yes 1 abstain
  The Committee recommends the Tribal Council adopt a resolution: 1) removing Toby McClary   as an authorized signer on the Tribe’s bank, sweep and investment accounts and use of a   Tribal credit card; and 2) appointing Brenda Tuomi as an authorized signer on the Tribe’s   bank, sweep and investment accounts and authorizing her to use a Tribal credit card in the   performance of her duty as a Tribal Council member, subject to the Tribal Council credit   card policy in the Tribal Council ordinance.

 b. Amendment to Portland Harbor Environmental Services Agreement – resolution
  Date: 09-22-15  Present: 8 of 9  Recommendation: 7 yes 1 abstain
  The Committee recommends the Tribal Council adopt a resolution: 1) approving Amendment 2   to the Environmental Services Agreement, and 2) authorizing the General Manager, with the   assistance of the Tribal Attorney’s Office, to sign Amendment 2 for the Tribe.

 c. Indian Health Service Special Diabetes Program Grant Application – resolution
  Date: 09-28-15  Present: 7 of 9  Recommendation: 7 yes
  The Committee recommends the Tribal Council adopt a resolution:  1) approving the Tribe’s   application for an Indian Health Service Special Diabetes Program for Indians grant   including the first year allocation of $180,721 plus any additional allocations approved   for the Tribe; and 2) approving the Tribe’s preparing and submitting annual continuation   applications for this program including any approved for beyond 2020 until a new and   competing solicitation is issued for this program.

 d. Gopher Valley Right of Way Logging Unit – resolution
  Date: 09-28-15  Present: 7 of 9  Recommendation: 7 yes
  The Committee recommends the Tribal Council adopt a resolution approving the Gopher Valley   Right-of-Way Timber Harvest as presented by Natural Resources staff and detailed in the   attached Tribal Resolution.


 e. Abila and Microix Software Purchase – resolution
  Date: 09-28-15  Present: 7 of 9  Recommendation: 7 yes
  The Committee recommends the Tribal Council adopt a resolution:  1) approving a contract   between the Tribe and Bantum Consulting LLC to procure Abila and Microix software and   related services, and authorized the Finance Officer to finalize and execute the agreement   and other related documents as may be necessary in performance of the agreement; 2)   providing a limited waiver of sovereign immunity in favor of Abila, Inc. limited to only   the dispute resolution provision in the Abila End User License and Support Agreement; and   3) providing a limited waiver of sovereign immunity in favor of Microix, Inc. limited to   only the dispute resolution provision in the Microix End User License Agreement.

 f. Removal and Appointment of Authorized Signers for the TriState Capital Bank Line of Credit   – resolution
  Date: 09-28-15  Present: 7 of 9  Recommendation: 7 yes
  The Committee recommends the Tribal Council adopt a resolution: 1) removing Toby McClary   as an authorized signer; and 2) appointing Cheryle A. Kennedy as an authorized signer for   the TriState Capital Bank line of credit.

 g. 2016 Indian Housing Plan – resolution
  Date: 09-28-15  Present: 7 of 9  Recommendation: 7 yes
  The Committee recommends the Tribal Council adopt a resolution adopting the 2016 Indian   Housing Plan.

4. Legislative Action Committee
 a. Enrollment Non-Infant/Emergency Determination – resolution
  Date: 09-22-15  Present: 8 of 9  Recommendation: 8 yes
  The Committee recommends the Tribal Council adopt a resolution approving Tribal membership   for a minor numbered #6329, because based on the investigation and recommendation of the   Enrollment staff, the minor meets the eligibility requirements for enrollment as defined   in the Tribal Constitution and the Enrollment Ordinance and is eligible for emergency   determination under Section (c)(2)(C) of the Enrollment Ordinance.

 b. Enrollment Infant Determinations – resolution
  Date: 09-22-15  Present: 8 of 9  Recommendation: 8 yes
  The Committee recommends the Tribal Council adopt a resolution approving two (2) infants   numbered #6330 through #6331 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.

 c. Spirit Mountain Gaming, Inc. Board of Directors Appointment – resolution
  Date: 09-28-15  Present: 7 of 9  Recommendation: 6 yes 1 abstained
  The Committee recommends the Tribal Council adopt a resolution appointing Brenda Tuomi to   a vacant seat on the Spirit Mountain Gaming, Inc. Board of Directors, for a term beginning   when she becomes licensed by the Grand Ronde Gaming Commission and ending on June 30,   2018.


 d. 2016 Hay and Crop Harvesting Licenses Agreements – resolution
  Date: 09-28-15  Present: 7 of 9  Recommendation: 7 yes
  The Committee recommends the Tribal Council adopt a resolution authorizing the Tribal   Lands Department to execute license agreements with area farmers for the 2016 harvest   season.

Other Business:
 a. Spirit Mountain Community Fund Board of Trustees Appointment - resolution
  A recommendation to adopt a resolution appointing Tribal Council Vice-Chairman Jack   Giffen, Jr. to the Spirit Mountain Community Fund Board of Trustees with a term set to   expire on September 30, 2017.