DRAFT AGENDA
Tribal Council Meeting
Wednesday, June 01, 2016
Time: 5:00 PM

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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
 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
 • May 18, 2016, Regular Meeting  

IV. Order of Business:
 Unfinished Business:
 New Business:
1. Items of Consent from the Legislative Action Committee
a. Indian Community Development Block Grant Application – resolution
b. Oregon Youth Development Council Youth Innovation-Entrepreneur & Career Readiness Grant Application – resolution
c. Oregon Transportation Growth Management Grant Application – resolution
d. Gaming Commission Appointments – resolution
e. Mauck Forestland Acquisition – resolution
2. Legislative Action Committee 
a. Enrollment Infant Determination – resolution
b. Membership Roll Correction Blood Quantum – resolution
c. Restoration Roll Correction – resolution
Announcements:
Other Business:

Adjourn

Tribal Council Meeting
Expanded Summary of Agenda Items
Date:  June 01, 2016

 


New Business:
1. Items of Consent from the Legislative Action Committee
a. Indian Community Development Block Grant Application – resolution
Date: 05-31-16  Present: 8 of 9  Recommendations: 8 yes
The 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 Kindergarten to Fifth grade Immersion Education Building; 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 to come from the 2017 Tribal Contingency budget less any portion of this funding that may be obtained from other grant sources; and 4)  adopting an operation and maintenance plan for this facility and committing $17,000 a year for the operation and maintenance costs for this building once constructed.

b. Oregon Youth Development Council Youth Innovation - Entrepreneur & Career Readiness Grant Application – resolution
Date: 05-31-16  Present: 8 of 9  Recommendations: 8 yes
The Committee recommends the Tribal Council adopt a resolution: 1) approving the Tribe’s application to the Oregon Youth Development Council for a Youth and Innovation Entrepreneur and Career Readiness grant of $60,000; and 2) approving covering indirect cost beyond a 10% cap.

c. Oregon Transportation Growth Management Grant Application – resolution
Date: 05-31-16  Present: 8 of 9  Recommendations: 8 yes
The Committee recommends the Tribal Council adopt a resolution:  1) approving the Tribe’s application for a $105,600 Transportation & Growth Management grant from the Oregon Department of Transportation; and 2) approving providing the required $14,400 match from the Bureau of Indian Affairs or Tribal funds.

d. Gaming Commission Appointments – resolution
Date: 05-31-16  Present: 8 of 9  Recommendations: 8 yes
The Committee recommends the Tribal Council adopt a resolution re-appointing Ralph Baker and Steve Nuttall to the Grand Ronde Gaming Commission for three-year terms expiring in June of 2019.

e. Mauck Forestland Acquisition – resolution
Date: 05-31-16  Present: 8 of 9  Recommendations: 8 yes
The Committee recommends the Tribal Council adopt a resolution:  1) approving the Purchase and Sale Agreement acquisition of the Mauck Forestland Acquisition and authorizing the Tribal Lands Department Manager to complete the purchase upon the terms presented; and 2) authorizing the Tribal Council Chairman, or in his absence the Tribal Council Vice-Chairman, to execute the any additional documents necessary to complete the acquisition.

2. Legislative Action Committee
a. Enrollment Infant Determination - resolution
Date: 05-31-16  Present: 8 of 9  Recommendations: 8 yes
The Committee recommends the Tribal Council adopt a resolution approving one infant numbered #6391 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.

b. Membership Roll Correction Blood Quantum - resolution
Date: 05-31-16  Present: 8 of 9  Recommendations: 8 yes
Based on the investigation of the Enrollment Committee, the Legislative Action Committee on May 31, 2016 recommended the Tribal Council adopt a resolution: 1) correcting the Tribal membership blood quantum of Tribal member #5310 by adding 5/32 blood quantum of an ancestor parent that was never added when the member was enrolled; and 2) directing the Enrollment Staff to make the blood quantum adjustment corrections to the descendants consistent with this Resolution.

c. Restoration Roll Correction - resolution
Date: 05-31-16  Present: 8 of 9  Recommendations: 7 yes 1 abstain
The Committee recommends the Tribal Council adopt a resolution: 1) correcting the official Tribal membership roll prepared under the Grand Ronde Restoration Act (Restoration Roll) by the addition of Tribal member (John Doe) roll number 1631; 2) requesting that the Secretary of the Interior approve the Restoration Roll correction authorized by this resolution; and 3) instructing the Tribal Attorney to submit this resolution and documentation supporting the Restoration  Roll correction to the Secretary of the Interior for approval.