08.31.2016

DRAFT Tribal Council Meeting Agenda

DRAFT AGENDA
Tribal Council Meeting
Wednesday, August 31, 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
 • August 17, 2016, Regular Meeting  

IV. Order of Business:
 Unfinished Business:
 New Business:
 1. General Council Meeting, September 11, 2016, Agenda
  Location: Tribal Community Center  Time:  11:00 A.M.
  Tribal Council Election Results
  Program Report:  Spirit Mountain Gaming, Inc.
  Door Prizes/Drawings:  $550 [3 @ $100 and 5 @ $50]
 2. Items of Consent from the Legislative Action Committee
  a. Portland Harbor Environmental Services Agreement Amendment 1 – resolution
  b. Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program Annual Application – resolution
  c. 2017 Hay Harvest Season Licenses – resolution
  d. Youth Council Appointments – resolution
  e. Tribal Wildlife Grant Application – resolution
 3. Legislative Action Committee
  a. Standing Rock Sioux Tribe Support – resolution
  b. Enrollment Infant Determinations – resolution
 Announcements:
 Other Business:

Adjourn


Tribal Council Meeting
Expanded Summary of Agenda Items
Date:  August 31, 2016

New Business:
1. General Council Meeting, September 11, 2016, Agenda
 Location: Tribal Community Center  Time:  11:00 A.M.
 Tribal Council Election Results
 Program Report:  Spirit Mountain Gaming, Inc.
 Door Prizes/Drawings:  $550 [3 @ $100 and 5 @ $50]

2. Items of Consent from the Legislative Action Committee
 a. Portland Harbor Environmental Services Agreement Amendment 1– resolution
 Date: 08-23-16  Present: 7 of 9  Recommendation:7 yes
 The Committee recommends the Tribal Council adopt a resolution: 1) approving Amendment 1 to the Environmental Services Agreement. and 2) authorizing the General  Manager, with the assistance of the Tribal Attorney’s Office, to execute Amendment 1 for the Tribe.

 b. Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program Annual Application – resolution
 Date: 08-30-16  Present: 7 of 9  Recommendation: 7 yes
 The Committee recommends the Tribal Council adopt a resolution: 1) authorizing the Tribe’s application to the Department of Health and Human Services for Low Income  Home Energy Assistance Program funding; and 2) authorizing the Tribal Council Chairman or, in his absence, the Vice-Chairman to sign all paper documents required for  this funding and authorizing the Planning and Grants Manager and the Social Services Manager to sign all on-line e-documents required for this funding including to  certify to the 16 assurances outlined in the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Act of 1981, as amended, and to otherwise perform all necessary functions to properly  administer the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program.

 c. 2017 Hay Harvest Season Licenses – resolution
 Date: 08-30-16  Present: 7 of 9  Recommendation: 7 yes
 The Committee recommends the Tribal Council adopt a resolution authorizing the Tribal Lands Department Manager to execute license agreements with area farmers for the  2017 harvest season.

 d. Youth Council Appointments  – resolution
 Date: 08-30-16  Present: 7 of 9  Recommendation: 7 yes
 The Committee recommends the Tribal Council adopt a resolution appointing Dominik Briant, Isabelle Grout, Raven Harmon, Jason Page, Payton Smith and Madalyn Volz, with  terms ending March 31, 2018 or until the youth graduates high school to the Youth Council.

 e. Tribal Wildlife Grant Application – resolution
 Date: 08-30-16  Present: 7 of 9  Recommendation: 7 yes
 The Committee recommends the Tribal Council adopt a resolution to authorize:  1) the preparation and submission of a Tribal Wildlife Grant application to the United  States Fish and Wildlife Service not to exceed $200,000 to conduct restoration actions to improve oak habitat on Chankawan; and 2) the Natural Resources Department  Manager, with the assistance of the Tribal Attorney, to finalize and execute the grant application and said grant, if said grant is awarded.


 3. Legislative Action Committee
 a. Standing Rock Sioux Tribe Support - resolution
 Date: 08-30-16  Present: 7 of 9  Recommendation: 6 yes 1 abstain
 The Committee recommends the Tribal Council adopt a resolution showing support for the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe and its efforts regarding the Dakota Access Pipeline.

 b. Enrollment Infant Determinations – resolution
 Date:  08-30-16  Present:  7 of 9 Recommendation:  7 yes
 The Committee recommends the Tribal Council adopt a resolution approving two (2) infants numbered #6404 through #6405 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.