DRAFT Tribal Council Meeting Agenda

Tribal Council Meeting
Wednesday, September 14, 2016
Time: 5:00 PM

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

II. Election of Tribal Council Officer(s):  Vice-Chair

III. Roll Call/Vote on Absences 
Reynold L. Leno, Chairman
Cheryle A. Kennedy, Secretary
Jon A. George, Council
Kathleen George, Council
Jack Giffen, Jr., Council
Tonya Gleason, Council 
Denise Harvey, Council

Chris Mercier, Council
Brenda Tuomi, Council

IV. Previous Minutes – Approve/Amend
• August 31, 2016, Regular Meeting  

V. Order of Business:
Unfinished Business:
New Business:
 1. Items of Consent from the Legislative Action Committee
  a. NRCS Conservation Program Grant – resolution
Other Business:


Tribal Council Meeting
Expanded Summary of Agenda Items
Date:  September 14, 2016

New Business:
1. Items of Consent from the Legislative Action Committee
 a. NRCS Conservation Program Grant – resolution
 Date: 09-13-16  Present: 8 of 9  Recommendations: 8 yes
 The Committee recommends the Tribal Council adopt a resolution approving execution of the Conservation Program  Contract to receive grant funds.

Work Session Meeting Agenda

TRIBAL COUNCIL Agenda CY2016-#184       FINAL
Wednesday, September 14, 2016

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

I. National Indian Gaming Association Mid-Year Conference and Expo
 Location: Niagara Falls, New York
 18th Annual American Indian Tourism Conference
 Location: Tulalip, Washington

II. Call to Order / Invocation / Morning Roll Call

III. Work Session
 SMC General Manager Update - Executive Session

IV. Tribal Council Swearing In Ceremony/Reception Following
 Location: Chambers     Time:  11:00 a.m. to Conclusion

V. Spirit Mountain Community Fund 3rd Quarter Check Presentation
 Location: Chambers    Time: 1:30 p.m. to Conclusion

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