11.16.2016

Work Session Meeting Agenda

TRIBAL COUNCIL Agenda CY2016-#229       FINAL
Wednesday, November 16, 2016

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

I. Reservation Economic Summit (RES) 2017
 Location: Santa Fe, New Mexico
 Oregon Tribal Gaming Alliance Meeting
 Location:   Portland Satellite Office   
 Head Start Governance Training for Tribal Council & Policy Council
 Location: Adult Education     

II. Call to Order / Invocation / Morning Roll Call

III. Work Session
 Culture Endowment – Executive Session

IV. Lunch

V. Grand Ronde Food & Fuel Company Board Meeting

VI. 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, November 16 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.
• Official recordings of Council meetings (indicating whether or not they have been edited) will be made available to Grand Ronde Tribal members upon request.  Members  are asked to contact Tribal Council’s Chief of Staff to obtain meeting recording/filming at a cost of $5 each.  Except for official recordings made by the Tribe, no  photos, audio or video recording of Council meetings will be permitted.


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

II. Roll Call/Vote on Absences 
 
Reynold L. Leno, Chairman  Kathleen George, Council Member Denise Harvey, Council Member
Cheryle A. Kennedy, Vice-Chairwoman  Jack Giffen, Jr., Council Member Chris Mercier, Council Member
Jon A. George, Secretary Tonya Gleason, Council Member Brenda Tuomi, Council Member

III. Previous Minutes – Approve/Amend
• November 06, 2016, Regular Meeting

IV. Order of Business:
Unfinished Business:
New Business:
1. Items of Consent from the Legislative Action Committee
a. AFC Remodel Project Construction Contract - resolution
b. Declaration Payment Date/Amount 2016 Timber Distribution - resolution
c. Declaration of Per Capita Pay Period / Payment Date:  December – resolution 
d. Carmen Smith Hydroelectric Project Settlement Agreement - resolution
2. Legislative Action Committee
a. Enrollment Infant Determination – resolution
Announcements:
Other Business:

Adjourn

Tribal Council Meeting
Expanded Summary of Agenda Items
Date:  November 16, 2016

New Business:
1. Items of Consent from the Legislative Action Committee
a. AFC Remodel Project Construction Contract – resolution
Date: 11-14-16  Present: 8 of 9  Recommendations: 8 yes
The Committee recommends the Tribal Council adopt a resolution approving the construction contract between the Tribe and Cearley Construction, LLC for the AFC Remodel  Project and authorizes the Chief of Staff to finalize and execute the agreement and other related documents as may be necessary in the performance of the contract.

b. Declaration Payment Date/Amount 2016 Timber Distribution – resolution
Date: 11-14-16  Present: 8 of 9  Recommendations: 8 yes
The Committee recommends the Tribal Council adopt a resolution:  1) declaring a Member Benefit Payment Date of December 9, 2016; 2) directing the Tribe’s Finance  Officer to make a Member Benefit Payment in the amount of $700.00; and 3) directing the Tribe’s Finance Officer to make the timber revenue payment on or before the  Payment Date.

c. Declaration of Per Capita Pay Period / Payment Date:  December – resolution
Date: 11-14-16  Present: 8 of 9  Recommendations: 8 yes
The Committee recommends the Tribal Council adopt a resolution: 1) declaring a Per Capita Period of September 1, 2016 through November 30, 2016; 2) declaring December  9, 2016, as the Payment Date for purposes of the per capita distribution for the Per Capita Period; and 3) directing the Tribe’s Finance Officer to make the per capita  payment for the Per Capita Period on or before the Payment Date.

d. Carmen Smith Hydroelectric Project Settlement Agreement – resolution
Date: 11-14-16  Present: 7 of 9  Recommendations: 7 yes
The Committee recommends the Tribal Council adopt a resolution: 1) approving the Amended and Restated Settlement Agreement for relicensing of the Carmen-Smith  Hydroelectric Project (FERC Project No. 2242); and 2) authorizing the Tribal Council Chairman, with the assistance of the Tribal Attorney’s Office, to finalize and  execute the Amended and Restated Agreement and related documents.

2. Legislative Action Committee
a. Enrollment Infant Determinations – resolution
Date: 11-14-16  Present: 8 of 9  Recommendations: 8 yes
The Committee recommends the Tribal Council adopt a resolution approving two (2) infants numbered #6427 and #6428 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.

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