DRAFT AGENDA
Tribal Council Meeting
Wednesday, June 17, 2015
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
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. June 03, 2015, Regular Meeting

IV. Order of Business:

Unfinished Business:

New Business:
1. Special General Council Meeting, June 28, 2015, Agenda
  Location:   Tribal Community Center  Time:  11:00 a.m.
  Tribal Council Nominations  
  Door Prizes:  $250 (1 @ $100 and 3 @ $50)
2. Items of Consent from the Legislative Action Committee
  a. NRCS Equipment Wildlife Habitat Enhance Grant – resolution
  b. Portland Harbor MOA – resolution
  c. ODOT TGM Grant Application – resolution
  d. Annual EMPG Grant Application – resolution
3. Legislative Action Committee
  a. SMCF Tribal Grant Application – resolution
  b. Enrollment Non-Infant/New Member Determinations – resolution
  c. Enrollment Infant Determination – resolution

Announcements:

Other Business:

Adjourn

Tribal Council Meeting
Expanded Summary of Agenda Items
Date:  June 17, 2015

 

New Business:
1. Special General Council Meeting, June 28, 2015, Agenda
Location:   Tribal Community Center  Time:  11:00 a.m.
Tribal Council Nominations  
Door Prizes:  $250 (1 @ $100 and 3 @ $50)

2. Items of Consent from the Legislative Action Committee

a. NRCS Equipment Wildlife Habitat Enhance Grant – resolution
Date:  06-16-15 Present: 7 of 9 Recommendation: 6 yes
The Committee recommends the Tribal Council adopt a resolution to accept federal Natural Resources  Conservation Service (NRCS) grant funding in the amount of $33,207 to conduct early several  habitat enhancement projects on two of the Reservation elk meadows and on portions of the Thompson  and South Yamhill Properties.

b. Portland Harbor MOA – resolution
Date:  06-16-15 Present: 7 of 9 Recommendation: 7 yes
The Committee recommends the Tribal Council adopt a resolution: 1) approving the Memorandum of  Agreement between the Portland Harbor Natural Resource Trustees and The Freshwater Trust  (Freshwater Trust MOA), and 2) authorizing the Tribal Council Chairman, or in his absence the  Tribal Council Vice-Chairman, to sign the Freshwater Trust MOA for the Tribe.

c. ODOT TGM  Grant Application – resolution
Date:  06-16-15 Present: 7 of 9 Recommendation: 7 yes
The Committee recommends the Tribal Council adopt a resolution: 1) approving the Tribe’s  application for a $107,360 Transportation & Growth Management grant; 2) approving providing the  required $14,640 cash match from BIA transportation funds or Tribal funds.

d. Annual EMPG Grant Application – resolution
Date:  06-16-15 Present: 7 of 9 Recommendation: 7 yes
The Committee recommends the Tribal Council adopt a resolution:  1) approving the Tribe’s  application for a $62,500 State of Oregon Emergency Management Performance Grant; and 2) approving  providing the required $62,500 cash match from Tribal funds.

3. Legislative Action Committee

a. SMCF Tribal Grant Application – resolution
Date:  06-16-15 Present: 9 of 9 Recommendation: 6 yes 2 no 1 abstain
The Committee recommends the Tribal Council adopt a resolution approving the Tribe’s application  to the Spirit Mountain Community Fund (SMCF) for the $150,000 Tribal Grant to help design and  construct a community building in Grand Ronde.


b. Enrollment Non-Infant/New Member Determinations - resolution
Date:  06-16-15 Present: 7 of 9 Recommendation: 5 yes 1 abstain 1 abstain on #6312
The Committee recommends the Tribal Council adopt a resolution adopt a resolution approving the  Tribal membership of individuals numbered #6312 through #6315, because, based on the  recommendation of the Enrollment Committee, the individual meets the requirements of the Tribal  Constitution and Enrollment Ordinance.

c. Enrollment Infant Determinations - resolution
Date:  06-16-15 Present: 7 of 9 Recommendation: 6 yes 1 abstain
The Committee recommends the Tribal Council adopt a resolution approving one infant numbered #6316  for Tribal membership, because, based on the investigation and recommendation of the Enrollment staff, the infant has been found to meet the eligibility requirements for enrollment as defined in  the Tribal Constitution and Enrollment Ordinance.