05.03.2017

DRAFT Tribal Council Meeting Agenda

DRAFT AGENDA
Tribal Council Meeting
Wednesday, May 03, 2017
Time: 5:00 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
• April 19, 2017, Regular Meeting

IV. Order of Business:
Unfinished Business:
  New Business:
1. General Council Meeting May 07, 2017 Agenda
Location: Tribal Community Center  Time:  11:00 a.m.
Program: Cowlitz Strategy
Door Prizes/Drawings:  $550 [3 @ $100 and 5 @ $50]
2. Items of Consent from the Legislative Action Committee
a. Selection of Automated Election Services as Tribe’s Election Administrator – Resolution
b. Grand Ronde Gaming Commission Re-Appointment – Resolution
c. Portland Harbor Environmental Services Agreement Amendment 2 – Resolution
3. Legislative Action Committee
a. ICDBG Grant Application:  Behavioral Health Addition – Resolution
Announcements:
Other Business:

Adjourn


Tribal Council Meeting
Expanded Summary of Agenda Items
Date:   May 03, 2017


New Business:
1. General Council Meeting May 07, 2017 Agenda
Location: Tribal Community Center  Time:  11:00 a.m.
Program: Cowlitz Strategy
Door Prizes/Drawings:  $550 [3 @ $100 and 5 @ $50]

2. Items of Consent from the Legislative Action Legislative Action Committee
a. Selection of Automated Election Services as Tribe’s Election Administrator – resolution
Date: 04-25-17  Present: 5 of 9  Recommendation: 5 yes
The Legislative Action Committee recommends the Tribal Council adopt a resolution:  1) selecting Automated Election Services to provide all technical support services for the Tribe’s elections through December 31, 2020, as recommended by the Election Board; and 2) authorizing the Tribal Council Chairman to negotiate, with the assistance of the Tribal Attorney’s Office, and sign a contract with Automated Election Services for such services.

b. Grand Ronde Gaming Commission Re-Appointment– resolution
Date: 04-25-17  Present: 5 of 9  Recommendation: 5 yes
The Legislative Action Committee recommends the Tribal Council adopt a resolution re-appointing Jerri Schmidt to the Grand Ronde Gaming Commission for a three-year term expiring in June 2020.

c. Portland Harbor Environmental Services Agreement Amendment 2– resolution
Date: 05-02-17  Present: 7 of 9  Recommendation: 7 yes
The Legislative Action Committee recommends the Tribal Council adopt a resolution: 1) approving Amendment 2 to the Environmental Services Agreement, and 2) authorizing the General Manager, with the assistance of the Tribal Attorney’s Office, to execute Amendment 2 for the Tribe.

3. Legislative Action Legislative Action Committee
a. ICDBG Grant Application:  Behavioral Health Addition - resolution
Date: 05-02-17   Present: 5 of 9  Recommendation: 5 yes
The Legislative Action Committee recommends the Tribal Council adopt a resolution:  1) authorizing the submission of a grant application to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development for $500,000 in Indian Community Development Block Grant funding for the design and construction of a Behavioral Health Addition;  2) certifying that the Tribe provided residents with adequate information regarding this grant opportunity, the funds available and eligible uses, and information on the Tribe's current ICDBG grants, and that the Tribe provided notice to residents of this community to take comment on this project and application as documented on Exhibit A; 3) approving $167,000 in matching funds for this project from Indian Housing Block Grant funds from the 2018 Indian Housing Plan or from the 2018 Tribal Contingency budget should any portion of this sum not be approved for this use by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development; and 4) adopting an operation and maintenance plan for this facility and committing $15,000 a year for the operation and maintenance costs of this building addition once constructed.