06.29.2016

DRAFT Tribal Council Meeting Agenda

DRAFT AGENDA
Tribal Council Meeting
Wednesday, June 29, 2016
Time: 5:00 PM

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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
 • June 15, 2016, Regular Meeting  

IV. Order of Business:
 
 Unfinished Business:
 
 New Business:
 1. Items of Consent from the Legislative Action Committee
  a. 2016 Right of Way Logging Unit Timber Sale – resolution
  b. 2016 Crushed Rock Purchasing Forest Road Construction/Maintenance – resolution
  c. Tribal Credit Card authorization Aaron Williamson – resolution
  d. TPREP Teen Pregnancy Prevention Grant Application – resolution
  e. BIA NABDI Feasibility Study Grant Application for a Grocery Store – resolution
  f. BPA Access Easement – resolution
  g. Tillamook County Land Donation – resolution
 2. Legislative Action Committee
  a. Enrollment Non-Infant Determinations – resolution
  b. Enrollment Infant Determinations – resolution
  c. Enrollment Infant Determination Denial - resolution

Announcements:

Other Business:

Adjourn

Tribal Council Meeting
Expanded Summary of Agenda Items
Date:  June 29, 2016

New Business:
1. Items of Consent from the Legislative Action Committee
a. 2016 Right of Way Logging Unit Timber Sale – resolution
Date: 06-27-16  Present: 5 of 9  Recommendations: 5 yes
The Committee recommends the Tribal Council adopt a resolution approving the 2016 ROW Logging Unit timber sale as presented by Natural Resources staff and detailed in the attached Tribal Resolution.

b. 2016 Crushed Rock Purchasing Forest Road Construction/Maintenance – resolution
Date: 06-27-16  Present: 5 of 9  Recommendations: 5 yes
The Committee recommends the Tribal Council adopt a resolution approving the acquisition of crushed rock for forest road maintenance and construction under the Natural Resource Department Manager’s discretion as detailed in the resolution.

c. Tribal Credit Card Authorization:  Aaron Williamson – resolution
Date: 06-27-16  Present: 5 of 9  Recommendations: 5 yes
The Committee recommends the Tribal Council adopt a resolution authorizing the use of a Tribal credit card to Aaron Williamson in the performance of his duties as a Single Resource Boss for wildland fire assignments, subject to the Tribe’s employee credit card policy and procedures established for such credit cards.

d. TPREP Teen Pregnancy Prevention Grant Application – resolution
Date: 06-27-16  Present: 5 of 9  Recommendations: 5 yes
The Committee recommends the Tribal Council adopt a resolution approving the Tribe’s application to the Administration for Children and Families for a five year Tribal Personal Responsibility Education Program grant including $327,867 in year one and $300,000 a year for years two through five.

e. BIA NABDI Feasibility Study Grant Application for a Grocery Store – resolution
Date: 06-27-16  Present: 5 of 9  Recommendations: 5 yes
The Committee recommends the Tribal Council adopt a resolution approving the Tribe’s application to the Bureau of Indian Affairs for a Native American Business Development Institute (NABDI) Feasibility Study Program grant for a feasibility study on the development of a grocery store in Grand Ronde.

f. BPA Access Easement – resolution
Date: 06-27-16  Present: 5 of 9  Recommendations: 5 yes
The Committee recommends the Tribal Council adopt a resolution:  1) approving the letter of understanding; 2) approving the proposed easement; and 3) authorizing the Tribal Council Chairman, or in his absence the Tribal Council Vice-Chair, to execute the letter of understanding, easement and any additional documents necessary.


g. Tillamook County Land Donation – resolution
Date: 06-27-16  Present: 5 of 9  Recommendations: 5 yes
The Committee recommends the Tribal Council adopt a resolution:   1) accepting title to the Property conveyed to the Tribe by the County pursuant to the Statutory Warranty Deed; and 2) authorizing the Tribal Lands Department Manager or designee to any documents necessary to complete the acquisition of the Property.

2. Legislative Action Committee
a. Enrollment Non-Infant Determinations - resolution
Date: 06-27-16  Present: 5 of 9  Recommendations: 5 yes
The Committee recommends the Tribal Council adopt a resolution approving the Tribal membership of individuals numbered #6392 through #6400 because, based on the recommendation of the Enrollment Board, the individuals meet the requirements of the Tribal Constitution and Enrollment Ordinance.

b. Enrollment Infant Determinations - resolution
Date: 06-27-16  Present: 5 of 9  Recommendations: 5 yes
The Committee recommends the Tribal Council adopt a resolution approving two (2) infants numbered #6401 through #6402 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 Infant Determination Denial - resolution
Date: 06-27-16  Present: 5 of 9  Recommendations: 5 yes
The Committee recommends the Tribal Council adopt a resolution denying membership to infant, John Doe (date of birth 04-20-16/application received 05-20-16), 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.

Work Session Meeting Agenda

TRIBAL COUNCIL Agenda CY2016-#129        REVISED FINAL
Wednesday, June 29, 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. National Congress of American Indians Mid-Year Conference [June 26-30, 2016]
 Oregon Native American Chamber Luncheon
 
II. Call to Order / Invocation / Morning Roll Call

III. Work Session
 TERO Director Update
 ECE YED Expansion Project - Cancelled

IV. Lunch

V. Elliott State Forest Update – Executive Session

VI. Afternoon Roll Call

VII. Work Session
 Advisory Vote Discussion with Election Board
 
VIII. Regular Tribal Council Meeting
 Location: Tribal Council Chambers
 Time:  5:00 p.m. to Conclusion

Adjourn