10.14.2015

10-14-15 DRAFT Tribal Council Meeting Agenda

DRAFT AGENDA
Tribal Council Meeting
Wednesday, October 14, 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
 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
 1. September 30, 2015, Regular Meeting
 2. October 08, 2015, Special Meeting

IV. Order of Business:

Unfinished Business:

New Business:
1. Items of Consent from the Legislative Action Committee
a. Tribal Workers’ Compensation Board - resolution
b. Chankáwan Property Purchase and Sale Agreement/Conservation Easement – resolution
c. Northern Trust Company re: Account Control Agreements – resolution
d. TriState Bank Line of Credit re: Fourth Loan Modification Agreement – resolution
e. Indian Community Development Block Grant (ICDBG) Application re: Preschool Addition – resolution
f. MGP Property Purchase and Sale Agreement – resolution
2. Legislative Action Committee 
a. Enrollment Infant Determination Denial – resolution
b. Enrollment Infant Determinations – resolution
c. Enrollment Non-Infant Determination – resolution

Announcements:

Other Business:

Adjourn

Tribal Council Meeting
Expanded Summary of Agenda Items
Date:  October 14, 2015

New Business:
1. Items of Consent from the Legislative Action Committee
a. Tribal Workers’ Compensation Board – Resolution
Date: 10-06-15  Present:  8 of 9 Recommendation: 8 yes
The Committee recommends the Tribal Council adopt a resolution appointing the following employees to the Tribal Workers’ Compensation Board:
 • SMGI General Manager    
 • Human Resources Manager
 • CTGR General Manager
 • Risk Administrator
 • Health and Wellness Center Executive Director

b. Chankáwan Property Purchase and Sale Agreement/Conservation Easement – Resolution
Date: 10-06-15  Present:  8 of 9 Recommendation: 8 yes
The Committee recommends the Tribal Council adopt a resolution:  1) approving the Purchase and Sale Agreement for acquisition of the Chankáwan property and authorizing the Tribal Lands Department Manager to complete the purchase  upon the terms presented; and 2) authorizing the Tribal Council Chairman, or in his absence the Tribal Council Vice-Chairman, to execute the deed, the conservation easement to be granted to Bonneville Power Administration (BPA),  and any additional documents necessary to complete the acquisition.

c. Northern Trust Company re: Account Control Agreements – Resolution
Date: 10-13-15  Present:  9 of 9 Recommendation: 9 yes
The Committee recommends the Tribal Council adopt a resolution authorizing the Finance Officer to negotiate, with the assistance of the Tribal Attorney’s Office, and execute Account Control Agreements with TriState Capital Bank  and Northern Trust Company for Account Nos. 26-70964 and 71056 replacing the Account Control Agreement for Account No. 26-70960.

d. TriState Bank Line of Credit re: Fourth Loan Modification Agreement – Resolution
Date: 10-13-15  Present:  9 of 9 Recommendation: 9 yes
The Committee recommends the Tribal Council adopt a resolution:
 1. Approving an increase in the TriState Capital Line of Credit from $30 million to $50 million; and
 2. Approving the Fourth Loan Modification Agreement with TriState Capital Bank;
 3. Approving the limited waiver of sovereign immunity provided in the Fourth Loan Modification Agreement with TriState Capital Bank which is limited to only matters arising directly out of the Credit, Pledge and Security   Agreement dated April 19, 2012 as amended by the Loan Modification Agreement, the Second Loan Modification Agreement, and the Third Loan Modification Agreement and only to the extent necessary to permit the enforcement   of TriState Capital Bank’s rights, as applicable, under the loan documents;
 4. Ratifying and confirming the waiver of jury trial and the limited waiver of sovereign immunity provisions in the Credit and Pledge Security Agreement;
 5. Authorizing the Finance Officer to execute the Fourth Loan Modification Agreement and related documents necessary to increase the TriState Capital Bank Line of Credit to $50 million with such changes as he deems necessary and appropriate consistent with this Resolution.

e. Indian Community Development Block Grant (ICDBG) Application re: Preschool Addition   – Resolution
Date: 10-13-15  Present:  9 of 9 Recommendation: 9 yes
The Committee recommends the Tribal Council adopt a resolution:
 1. Authorizing the submission of a grant application to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development for $500,000 in Indian Community Development Block Grant funding for the design and construction of a preschool   addition; and
 2. Certifying that the Tribe provided residents with adequate information regarding this grant opportunity, the funds available and eligible uses, and information on the Tribe’s current ICDBG grants, and that the Tribe   provided  notice to residents of the community to take comment on this project and application as documented on Exhibit A; and
 3. Approving $167,000 in matching funds for this project from the 2016 Tribal contingency budget less any portion of this funding that is approved for Grand Ronde Tribal Housing Department Indian Housing Block Grant   funding; and
 4. Adopting an operation and maintenance plan for this facility and committing $16,920 a year for the operation and maintenance costs for this building addition once constructed. 

f. MGP Property – Resolution
Date: 10-13-15  Present:  9 of 9 Recommendation: 9 yes
The Committee recommends the Tribal Council adopt a resolution: 1) approving the Purchase and Sale Agreement for acquisition of the MGP property and authorizing the Tribal Lands Department Manager to complete the purchase upon  the terms presented; and 2) authorizing the Tribal Council Chairman, or in his absence the Tribal Council Vice-Chairman, to execute the deed, and any additional documents necessary to complete the acquisition.

2. Legislative Action Committee
 a. Enrollment Infant Determination Denial – Resolution
 Date: 10-13-15  Present:  7 of 9 Recommendation: 7 yes
 The Committee recommends the Tribal Council adopt a resolution denying membership to infant, Jane Doe (date of birth 07/20/15/application received 09/22/15), because, based on the investigation and recommendation of the  Enrollment staff, the applicant does not meet the enrollment requirements under the Tribal Constitution and the Enrollment Ordinance.

 b. Enrollment Infant Determinations – Resolution
 Date: 10-13-15  Present:  8 of 9 Recommendation: 8 yes
 The Committee recommends the Tribal Council adopt a resolution approving three (3) infants numbered #6332 through #6334 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. Enrollment Non-Infant Determination – Resolution
 Date: 10-13-15  Present:  8 of 9 Recommendation: 8 yes
 The Committee recommends the Tribal Council adopt a resolution approving the Tribal membership of individual numbered #6335, because, based on the recommendation of the Enrollment Committee, the individual meets the requirements  of the Tribal Constitution and Enrollment Ordinance.

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