01.20.2016

Work Session Meeting Agenda

TRIBAL COUNCIL Agenda CY2016-#014          REVISED FINAL
Wednesday, January 20, 2016

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. Northwest Portland Area Indian Health Board Quarterly Board Meeting
 Location: Ferndale, Washington
 National Indian Gaming Winter Legislative Summit
 Location:   Washington DC
 Oregon Tribal Gaming Alliance Meeting
 Location Salem, Oregon    
 Funeral Services for Gunny Brandon
 Location: McMinnville, Oregon   

II. Call to Order / Invocation / Morning Roll Call

III. Work Session
 Economic Development Director Update – Executive Session- Cancelled
 Willamette Falls Tribal History Presentation- Cancelled
 

IV. Lunch

V. Grand Ronde Food & Fuel Company Board Meeting

VI. Afternoon Roll Call

VII. Work Session
 General Manager Contract Follow-Up Discussion– Executive Session

VIII. Regular Tribal Council Meeting
 Location:  Tribal Council Chambers Time:  4:00 p.m. to Conclusion
 
Adjourn 

DRAFT Tribal Council Meeting Agenda

     
DRAFT AGENDA
Tribal Council Meeting
Wednesday, January 20, 2016
Time: 4:00 PM

• 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
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
January 06, 2016, Regular Meeting  

IV. Order of Business:
Unfinished Business:
Presentation from Emergency Coordinator to CERT TEAM Members

New Business:
1. General Council Meeting, February 07, 2016, Agenda
Location:  Monarch Hotel  Time:  11:00 A.M.
Elders’ Committee Election Results Announced
Program Report:  Robert W. Baird & Co. Tribal Investment Presentation – Executive Session
Door Prizes/Drawings:  $550 [3 @ $100 and 5 @ $50]
 
2. Items of Consent from the Legislative Action Committee
a. Yeti Logging Unit Timber Sale – resolution
b. Timber Committee Appointment – resolution
c. Election Board Appointment – resolution
d. State Homeland Security Program Grant Application – resolution
e. Support & Participation Letter Marion County State Homeland Security Project – resolution 
 
3. Legislative Action Committee
a. General Manager Employment Agreement – resolution
b. Enrollment Infant Determination – resolution

Announcements:

Other Business:

Adjourn

Tribal Council Meeting
Expanded Summary of Agenda Items
Date:  January 20, 2016

 

New Business:

1. General Council Meeting, February 07, 2016, Agenda
Location:  Monarch Hotel, Clackamas, Oregon  Time:  11:00 A.M.
Elders’ Committee Election Results Announced
Program Report:  Robert W. Baird & Co. Tribal Investment Presentation – Executive Session
Door Prizes/Drawings:  $550 [3 @ $100 and 5 @ $50]
 ***Address of Hotel:   

I-205 at Sunnyside Road/Sunnybrook Blvd
12566 SE 93rd Avenue
Portland/Clackamas, Oregon 97015

2. Items of Consent from the Legislative Action Committee
a. Yeti Logging Unit Timber Sale – resolution
Date: 01-19-16  Present: 7 of 9  Recommendation: 7 yes
The Committee recommends the Tribal Council adopt a resolution approving the Yeti Logging Unit as presented by Natural Resources Staff and as detailed in the staff report and resolution.

b. Timber Committee Appointment – resolution
Date: 01-19-16  Present: 7 of 9  Recommendation: 7 yes
The Committee recommends the Tribal Council adopt a resolution appointing John Lillard, with a term ending March 31, 2017, to the Timber Committee.

c. Election Board Appointment – resolution
Date: 01-19-16  Present: 7 of 9  Recommendation: 7 yes
The Committee recommends the Tribal Council adopt a resolution appointing Joann Mercier, with a term ending March 31, 2017, to the Election Board.

d. State Homeland Security Program Grant Application – resolution
Date: 01-19-16  Present: 7 of 9  Recommendation: 7 yes
The Committee recommends the Tribal Council adopt a resolution:  1) authorizing the Tribe’s State Homeland Security Grant application to the State Office of Emergency Management and 2) authorizing the Tribal Council Chairman or,  in his absence, the Vice-Chairman to sign all documents required for the funding including the funding agreements after their review by Tribal legal counsel.

e. Support and Participation Letter for Marion County State Homeland Security Project – resolution
Date: 01-19-16  Present: 7 of 9  Recommendation: 7 yes
The Committee recommends the Tribal Council adopt a resolution: 1) authorizing a support and participation letter for Marion County’s State Homeland Security Grant application to the State Office of Emergency Management and 2)  authorizing the Tribal Council Chairman or, in his absence, the Vice-Chairman to sign the letter on behalf of the Tribe.

3. Legislative Action Committee
a. General Manager Employment Agreement - resolution
Date: 01-12-16  Present: 8 of 9  Recommendation: 5 yes 2 no 1 abstain
The Committee recommends the Tribal Council adopt a resolution approving the employment agreement with Dave Fullerton for the General Manager position with an effective date of January 07, 2016.

b. Enrollment Infant Determination – resolution
Date: 01-19-16  Present: 7 of 9  Recommendation: 7 yes
The Committee recommends the Tribal Council adopt a resolution approving one infant numbered #6355 for Tribal membership, because, based on the investigation and recommendation of the Enrollment staff, the infant has been found  to meet the eligibility requirements for enrollment as defined in the Tribal Constitution and Enrollment Ordinance.

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