DRAFT AGENDATribal Council Meeting
Wednesday, December 03, 2014
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
Jack Giffen, Jr., Vice-Chairman
Toby McClary, Secretary
Jon A. George, Council
Tonya Gleason, Council
Denise Harvey, Council 
Cheryle A. Kennedy, Council
Chris Mercier, Council
Ed Pearsall, Council

III. Previous Minutes - Approve/Amend
a. November 19, 2014, Regular Meeting

IV. Order of Business:

Unfinished Business:

New Business:

1. Items of Consent from the Legislative Action Committee
a. Authorized Signer Title Amendment re: Tribe's Investment Accounts - resolution
b. Appointment Authorized Signers re: Tribal Bank Accounts - resolution
c. Authorized Signer Title Amendment re: Tribe's Line of Credit w/ TriState Capital Bank - resolution
d. Tribal Credit Card Authorization re: Information Systems Program Manager - resolution
e. Member Benefit Payment re: Timber Distribution  - resolution
f. Oregon Judicial Case Information Network Contracts - resolution
g. Grand Ronde Tribal Housing Authority Board of Commissioner Appointment - resolution

2. Legislative Action Committee
a. BIA Special Election Board Appointments - resolution
b. Enrollment Infant Determinations - resolution

Announcements:

Other Business:

Adjourn

Tribal Council Meeting
Expanded Summary of Agenda Items
Date:  December 03, 2014

 
New Business:
1. Items of Consent from the Legislative Action Committee
a. Authorized Signer Title Amendment re: Tribe's Investment Accounts - resolution
Date:  11-25-14 Present: 9 of 9 Recommendation: 9 yes
The Committee recommends the Tribal Council adopt a resolution amending Chris Leno's title to  Finance Officer for the Tribe's investment accounts.

b. Appointment Authorized Signers re: Tribal Bank Accounts - resolution
Date:  11-25-14 Present: 9 of 9 Recommendation: 9 yes
The Committee recommends the Tribal Council adopt a resolution:  1) authorizing Rick George,  Interim General Manager as a signer on the Tribe's bank, sweep and investment accounts; 2)  amending Chris Leno's title to Finance Officer; and 3) amending Linda Hanna's title to Controller.

c. Authorized Signer Title Amendment re: Tribe's Line of Credit w/ TriState Capital Bank - resolution
Date:  11-25-14 Present: 9 of 9 Recommendation: 9 yes
The Committee recommends the Tribal Council adopt a resolution amending Chris Leno's title to  Finance Officer for the Tribe's Line of Credit Account with TriState Capital Bank.

d. Tribal Credit Card Authorization re: Information Systems Program Manager - resolution
Date:  11-25-14 Present: 9 of 9 Recommendation: 9 yes
The Committee recommends the Tribal Council adopt a resolution authorizing the use of a Tribal  credit card by Bill Kephart in the performance of his duties as Information Systems Program  Manager, subject to the Tribe's employee credit card policy and procedures.

e. Member Benefit Payment re:  Timber Distribution - resolution
Date:  11-25-14 Present: 9 of 9 Recommendation: 9 yes
The Committee recommends the Tribal Council adopt a resolution: 1) declaring a Member Benefit  Payment Date of December 12, 2014; and 2) directing the Tribe's Finance Officer to make the timber  revenue payment on or before the Payment Date.

f. Oregon Judicial Case Information Network Contracts - resolution
Date:  11-25-14 Present: 9 of 9 Recommendation: 9 yes
The Committee recommends the Tribal Council adopt a resolution: (1) approving the contracts  between the Oregon Judicial Case Information Network ("OJCIN") and the Tribal Attorney's Office  and Children and Family Services departments; (2) authorizing a limited waiver of the Tribe's  sovereign immunity in favor of the OJCIN only as to breaches arising directly out of the  contracts, and providing that any claim, action, suit, or proceeding must be conducted in the  Oregon state courts (Marion County) or the United States District Court for the District of  Oregon; and (3) authorizing the Tribal Attorney and/or Children and Family Services department to   execute said contracts.

g. Grand Ronde Tribal Housing Authority Board of Commissioner Appointment - resolution
Date:  12-02-14  Present:  7 of 9 Recommendation: 7 yes
The Committee recommends the Tribal Council adopt a resolution appointing Kristy DeLoe to serve on  the Grand Ronde Tribal Housing Authority Board of Commissioners for a term of service beginning  November 2014 and expiring March 2017.

2. Legislative Action Committee
a. BIA Special Election Board Appointments - resolution
Date:  12-02-14 Present: 7 of 9 Recommendation: 7* yes
The Committee recommends the Tribal Council adopt a resolution appointing Penny DeLoe, Sharon  Hanson, Deanna Johnston, Joanne Mercier and Michael Mercier to serve on the Election Board for the  BIA Special Constitutional Amendment Election.
 • Secretary Toby McClary recommendation is yes on all except for his mother Joanne Mercier  which he abstains from the vote.

b. Enrollment Infant Determinations - resolution
Date: 12-02-14  Present: 7 of 9 Recommendation: 7 yes
The Committee recommends the Tribal Council adopt a resolution approving three (3) infants  numbered #6286 through #6288 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.