DRAFT AGENDA
Tribal Council Meeting
Wednesday, August 03, 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
• July 20, 2016, Regular Meeting  

IV. Order of Business:
Unfinished Business:
New Business:
1. Items of Consent from the Legislative Action Committee
  a. Tribal Employment Rights Ordinance Amendments Final Adoption – resolution
  b. Tribal Council Ordinance Amendments – First Reading
  c. Banks School District Memorandum of Agreement - resolution
  d. Mid-Willamette Valley Council of Government 2016-2017 Membership Fee Schedules:  Council of Government and Economic Development District – motion
2. Legislative Action Committee
  a. Enrollment Infant Determination – resolution
 

Announcements:

Other Business:

Adjourn

Tribal Council Meeting
Expanded Summary of Agenda Items
Date:  August 03, 2016


New Business:
1. Items of Consent from the Legislative Action Committee
a. Tribal Employment Rights Ordinance:  Final Adoption– resolution
Date: 07-26-16  Present: 8 of 9  Recommendations: 8 yes
The Committee recommends the Tribal Council adopt a resolution approving final adoption of the amendments to the Tribal Employment Rights Ordinance which were adopted  on an emergency basis on May 4, 2016 (providing that the TERO Commission shall consist of at least three (3) but no more than five (5) individuals).

b. Tribal Council Ordinance Amendments – first reading
Date: 07-26-16  Present: 8 of 9  Recommendations: 8 yes
The Committee recommends the Tribal Council move forward with a first reading of the proposed amendments to the Tribal Council Ordinance.  The proposed amendments  incorporate the Operating Procedures and include a variety of other revisions.

c. Banks School District Memorandum of Agreement – resolution
Date: 08-02-16  Present: 5 of 9  Recommendations: 5 yes
The Committee recommends the Tribal Council adopt a resolution approving the proposed MOA between the Banks School District and the Tribe outline the District’s use of  a culturally appropriate mascot.

d. Mid-Willamette Valley Council of Government 2016-2017 Membership Fee Schedules:  Council of Government and Economic Development District – motion
Date: 08-02-16  Present: 5 of 9  Recommendations: 5 yes
The Committee recommends the Tribal Council adopt a motion authorizing payment of the 2016-2017 membership fees to Mid-Willamette Valley Council of Government (COG) and  Economic Development District (EDD) in the amount of $2,378.00 (COG) and $358 (EDD).  Total:  $2,736.00

2. Legislative Action Committee
a. Enrollment Infant Determination – resolution
Date: 08-02-16  Present: 5 of 9  Recommendations: 5 yes
The Committee recommends the Tribal Council adopt a resolution approving one infant numbered #6403 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.