03.08.2017

DRAFT Tribal Council Meeting Agenda

DRAFT AGENDA
Tribal Council Meeting
Wednesday, March 08, 2017
Time: 4:00 p.m.

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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
• February 22, 2017, Regular Meeting

IV. Order of Business:
Unfinished Business:
New Business:
1. Items of Consent from the Legislative Action Committee
a. Table Rock Memorandum of Understanding – Resolution
b. Tribal Court Peacemaker Appointment – Resolution
c. Approval of West Valley Housing Authority Sub-recipient Agreement – Resolution
d. Portion of Johnson Allotment Purchase/Acquisition – Resolution
e. Sunshine Week Proclamation Renewed –Resolution
Announcements:
Other Business:

Adjourn

Tribal Council Meeting
Expanded Summary of Agenda Items
Date:  March 08, 2017

New Business:
1. Items of Consent from the Legislative Action Committee
a. Table Rocks Memorandum of Understanding – resolution
Date: 02-28-17  Present: 8 of 9  Recommendation: 8 yes
The Committee recommends the Tribal Council adopt a resolution: 1) approving the 2017 Table Rocks MOU, and 2) authorizing the Tribal Council Chairman or his designee to sign the 2017 Table Rocks MOU for the Tribe.

b. Tribal Court Peacemaker Appointment – resolution
Date: 02-28-17  Present: 8 of 9  Recommendation: 8 yes
The Committee recommends the Tribal Council adopt a resolution approving Steven L. Bobb, Sr. to serve on a slate of Tribal Members from whom the Chief Judge may appoint to serve as Peacemakers for the Tribal Court.

c. Approval of West Valley Housing Authority Sub-recipient Agreement – resolution
Date: 03-07-17  Present: 6 of 9  Recommendation:  6 yes
The Committee recommends the Tribal Council adopt a resolution approving the Sub-recipient agreement between the Tribe and West Valley Housing Authority 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.

d. Portion of Johnson Allotment Purchase/Acquisition – resolution
Date: 03-07-17  Present: 6 of 9  Recommendation: 6 yes
The Committee recommends the Tribal Council adopt a resolution:  1) approving the purchase and acquisition of the Portion of Johnson Allotment property and authorizing the Tribal Lands Department Manager to complete the purchase upon the terms presented; and 2) authorizing the Tribal Lands Department Manager to execute any documents necessary to complete the acquisition.

e. Sunshine Week Proclamation Renewed – resolution
Date: 03-07-17  Present: 8 of 9  Recommendation: 8 yes
The Committee recommends the Tribal Council adopt a resolution proclaiming that the Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde recommits during this Sunshine Week, and throughout the coming year, to continue working diligently to enhance the membership’s access to Tribal records and information.  In 2016, the Tribal Council amended the Public Records Ordinance to expand the number of Tribal records available to Tribal members; and in early 2017, the Tribal Council initiated a review of confidential Tribal records which, with the elapse of time, may no longer require classification as confidential.