DRAFT AGENDA
Tribal Council Meeting
Wednesday, December 23, 2015
Time: 9:00 A.M.

• 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
Jack Giffen, Jr., Vice-Chairman
Cheryle A. Kennedy, Secretary
Jon A. George, Council
Tonya Gleason, Council
Denise Harvey, Council 
Chris Mercier, Council
Ed Pearsall, Council
Brenda Tuomi, Council

III. Previous Minutes – Approve/Amend
 - December 09, 2015, Regular Meeting  

IV. Order of Business:

Unfinished Business:

New Business:
1. General Council Meeting, January 03, 2015 Agenda
Elder Committee Election Results
Program Report: Natural Resources
Door Prizes $250 [1 @ $100 and 3 2 $50]
2. Items of Consent from the Legislative Action Committee
a. Portland Harbor Natural Resource Trustee Council Designated Representatives  – resolution
b. Portland Harbor Environmental Services Agreement – resolution
c. Youth Council Establishment/Bylaws Adopted – resolution
d. Governmental Operations Trust Fund Policy – resolution
e. CY2016 Annual Budget Appropriations – resolution
3. Legislative Action Committee
a. Enrollment Non-Infant Determinations – resolution
b. Enrollment Infant Determinations – resolution
c. Enrollment Non-Infant Determinations – resolution
d. Ground Lease/Operational Agreement re: Lighthouse Group/Community Building – resolution
e. Restoration Roll Corrections – resolution

Announcements:

Adjourn

Tribal Council Meeting
Expanded Summary of Agenda Items
Date:  December 23, 2015


New Business:

1. General Council Meeting, January 03, 2016, Agenda

Location: Tribal Community Center  Time:  11:00 A.M.
Elder Committee Election Results
Program Report: Natural Resources
Door Prizes/Drawings:  $250 [1 @ $100 and 3 @ $50]

2. Items of Consent from the Legislative Action Committee

a. Portland Harbor Natural Resource Trustee Council Designated Representatives – resolution
Date: 12-15-15  Present: 8 of 9  Recommendation: 8 yes
The Committee recommends the Tribal Council adopt a resolution

b. Portland Harbor Environmental Services Agreement – resolution
Date: 12-15-15  Present: 8 of 9  Recommendation: 8 yes
The Committee recommends the Tribal Council adopt a resolution

c. Youth Council Establishment and Bylaws Adoption – resolution
Date:  12-22-15  Present: 7 of 9  Recommendation: 7 yes
The Committee recommends the Tribal Council adopt a resolution establishing the Youth Council  under the General Committee/Special Event Board Ordinance and approving the Youth Council bylaws  as presented.

d. Governmental Operations Trust Fund Policy – resolution
Date: 12-22-15  Present: 7 of 9  Recommendation:  7 yes
The Committee recommends the Tribal Council adopt a resolution amending the Governmental  Operations Trust Fund Policy (attached) to include the language establishing “communications with  our members” as nan essential governmental service.  This amendment would establish  “communications with our members” as an allowable use for the increase above the corpus amount (as  defined in the policy) to supplement the amount appropriated for Government Operations during the  Tribe’s budget process.

e. CY2016 Annual Budget Appropriations – resolution
Date: 12-22-15  Present: 7 of 9  Recommendation:  7 yes
The Committee recommends the Tribal Council adopt a resolution to approve the 2016 Annual Budget  Appropriation, effective January 01, 2016.

3. Legislative Action Committee

a. Enrollment Non-Infant Determinations - resolution
Date: 12-15-15  Present: 8 of 9  Recommendation: 8 yes
The Committee recommends the Tribal Council adopt a resolution approving the Tribal membership of  individuals numbered #6348 through #6349, because, based on the recommendation of the Enrollment Board, the individuals meet the requirements of the Tribal Constitution and Enrollment Ordinance.

b. Enrollment Infant Determinations - resolution
Date: 12-15-15  Present: 8 of 9  Recommendation: 8 yes
The Committee recommends the Tribal Council adopt a resolution approving three (3) infants  numbered #6350 through #6352 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.

c. Enrollment Non-Infant Determinations - resolution
Date: 12-15-15  Present: 8 of 9  Recommendation: 8 yes
The Committee recommends the Tribal Council adopt a resolution approving the Tribal membership of  individuals numbered #0023 through #0024, because, based on the recommendation of the Enrollment Board, the individuals meet the requirements of the Tribal Constitution and Enrollment Ordinance.

d. Ground Lease/Operational Agreement re: Lighthouse Group/Community Building – resolution
Date: 12-22-15  Present: 7 of 9  Recommendation: 5 yes 1 no 1 abstain
The Committee recommends the Tribal Council adopt a resolution: 1) Authorizing and approving the  Tribe’s lease of the one-acre portion of the Risseeuw Property to the Group pursuant to the  Lighthouse Group/Community Building Lease subject to approval by the Bureau of Indians Affairs; 2)  authorizing and approving the associated Lighthouse Group/Community Building Operational Agreement  between the Group and the Tribe; and 3) authorizing the Tribal Lands Manager to finalize and  execute the Ground Lease and the General Manager to finalize the said Operational Agreement.

e. Restoration Roll Corrections – resolution
Date: 12-22-15  Present: 7 of 9  Recommendation:  5 yes 2 abstain
The Committee recommends the Tribal Council adopt a resolution : (1) correcting the Restoration  Roll by making the corrections recommended by the Enrollment Board for the following Tribal  Members: Roll Nos.: 271, 281, 331, 1163, 1504, 1523, 1895, 1899, 2170, 2172, 2422, 3152, 3159,  3783, 3900, 5006, 5394, 5562, and 5635; (2) directing Enrollment Staff to provide the approved  Restoration Roll corrections with a copy of this Resolution to the Secretary of the Interior; and  (3) requesting that the Secretary of the Interior approve the Restoration Roll corrections  authorized by this Resolution pursuant to the Secretarial Approval Process.

Adjourn