DRAFT AGENDA
Tribal Council Meeting
Wednesday, April 05, 2017
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  Kathleen George, Council Member Denise Harvey, Council Member
Cheryle A. Kennedy, Vice-Chairwoman  Jack Giffen, Jr., Council Member Chris Mercier, Council Member
Jon A. George, Secretary Tonya Gleason, Council Member Brenda Tuomi, Council Member

III. Previous Minutes – Approve/Amend
• March 22, 2017, Regular Meeting

IV. Order of Business:
Unfinished Business:
  New Business:
1. Items of Consent from the Legislative Action Committee
a. LEDS User Agreement:  Tribal Police – Resolution
b. Plexis License / Master Purchase Agreement – Resolution
c. OYCC Grant Application – Resolution
d. Chachalu Phase II Construction Contract – Resolution
e. Rowell Creek Property Purchase / Sale Agreement – Resolution
f. Ceremonial Hunting Board Re-Appointments – Resolution
g. Culture Committee Re-Appointment – Resolution
h. Education Committee Re-Appointments – Resolution
i. Election Board Appointments – Resolution
j. Election Board Re-Appointments – Resolution
k. Fish & Wildlife Committee Re-Appointment – Resolution
l. Health Committee Appointment – Resolution
m. Health Committee Re-Appointment – Resolution
n. Pow Wow Special Event Board Appointments – Resolution
o. Pow Wow Special Event Board Re-Appointments – Resolution
p. Timber Committee Re-Appointments – Resolution
q. Veterans Special Event Board Appointment – Resolution
r. Veterans Special Event Board Re-Appointments – Resolution

2. Legislative Action Committee
a. 2017 First Supplemental Budget – Resolution
b. Ceremonial Hunting Board Appointment – Resolution
c. Culture Committee Appointment – Resolution
d. Enrollment Board Appointments – Resolution
e. Enrollment Board Re-Appointment – Resolution
f. Enrollment Infant Determination – Resolution
Announcements:
Other Business:

Adjourn


Tribal Council Meeting
Expanded Summary of Agenda Items
Date:  April 05, 2017

New Business:
1. Items of Consent from the Legislative Action Committee
a. LEDS User Agreement:  Tribal Police – resolution
Date: 03-28-17  Present: 6 of 9  Recommendation: 6 yes
The Committee recommends the Tribal Council adopt a resolution approving the User Agreement between the Oregon State Police and the Grand Ronde Tribal Police Department and Gaming Commission and authorizing limited waiver of the Tribe’s sovereign immunity in favor of the Oregon State Police 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 in the United States District Court for the District of Oregon and authorizing the Grand Ronde Tribal Police Department and Gaming Commission, respectively, to execute said contracts.

b. Plexis License / Master Purchase Agreement – resolution
Date: 03-28-17  Present: 6 of 9  Recommendation: 6 yes
The Committee recommends the Tribal Council adopt a resolution to: 1) waive the competitive requirements for the contract based on the specialized and technical aspects of the service provided; and 2) limited waiver of the Tribes sovereign immunity in favor of Plexis to allow disputes under agreement to be resolved in courts in Lane County, Oregon.

c. OYCC Grant Application – resolution
Date: 04-04-17  Present: 9 of 9  Recommendation: 9 yes
The Committee recommends the Tribal Council adopt a resolution to:  1) approve pursuing the grant application to the Oregon Youth Conservation Corps (OYCC) for the 2017 for partial funding of the NRD-OYCC summer youth crew, grant not to exceed $12,000; and 2) that the Natural Resources Department Manager is authorized, with the assistance of the Tribal Attorney, to finalize and execute said grant.

d. Chachalu Phase II Construction Contract – resolution
Date: 04-04-17  Present: 9 of 9  Recommendation: 9 yes
The Committee recommends the Tribal Council adopt a resolution approving the construction contract between the Tribe and All-Ways Construction and authorizes the General Manager to finalize and execute the agreement and the other related documents as may be necessary in the performance of the contract.

e. Rowell Creek Property Purchase / Sale Agreement – resolution
Date: 04-04-17  Present: 9 of 9  Recommendation: 9 yes
The Committee recommends the Tribal Council adopt a resolution:  1) approving the Purchase and Sale Agreement for acquisition of the Rowell Creek property 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-Chairwoman, to execute any documents necessary to complete the acquisition.


f. Ceremonial Hunting Board Re-Appointments – resolution
Date: 04-04-17  Present: 9 of 9  Recommendation: 9 yes
The Committee recommends the Tribal Council adopt a resolution re-appointing Andrew Freeman, Guy Schultz and Sharon Wattier to the Ceremonial Hunting Board with terms expiring on March 31, 2019.

g. Culture Committee Re-Appointment – resolution
Date: 04-04-17  Present: 9 of 9  Recommendation: 9 yes
The Committee recommends the Tribal Council adopt a resolution re-appointing Francene Ambrose to the Culture Committee with a term expiring on March 31, 2019.

h. Education Committee Re-Appointments – resolution
Date: 04-04-17  Present: 9 of 9  Recommendation: 9 yes
The Committee recommends the Tribal Council adopt a resolution re-appointing Mychal Cherry, Justine Colton and David DeHart, to the Education Committee with terms expiring on March 31, 2019.

i. Election Board Appointments – resolution
Date: 04-04-17  Present: 9 of 9  Recommendation: 9 yes
The Committee recommends the Tribal Council adopt a resolution appointing Victor Cureton and Daniel Stroebel to the Election Board with terms expiring on March 31, 2019.

j. Election Board Re-Appointments – resolution
Date: 04-04-17  Present: 9 of 9  Recommendation: 9 yes
The Committee recommends the Tribal Council adopt a resolution re-appointing Michael Mercier, Sharon Hanson, and Janet Giddings (alternate) to the Election Board with terms expiring on March 31, 2019.

k. Fish & Wildlife Committee Re-Appointment – resolution
Date: 04-04-17  Present: 9 of 9  Recommendation: 9 yes
The Committee recommends the Tribal Council adopt a resolution re-appointing Tyson Mercier, to the Fish & Wildlife Committee with a term expiring on March 31, 2019.

l. Health Committee Appointment – resolution
Date: 04-04-17  Present: 9 of 9  Recommendation: 9 yes
The Committee recommends the Tribal Council adopt a resolution appointing Allison Empey to the Health Committee with a term expiring on March 31, 2019.

m. Health Committee Re-Appointment – resolution
Date: 04-04-17  Present: 9 of 9  Recommendation: 9 yes
The Committee recommends the Tribal Council adopt a resolution re-appointing Alan Ham to the Health Committee with a term expiring on March 31, 2019.

n. Pow Wow Special Event Board Appointment – resolution
Date: 04-04-17  Present: 9 of 9  Recommendation: 9 yes
The Committee recommends the Tribal Council adopt a resolution appointing Misty Carl and Stacey Runningbird to the Pow Wow Special Event Board with terms expiring on March 31, 2019.


o. Pow Wow Special Event Board Re-Appointments – resolution
Date: 04-04-17  Present: 9 of 9  Recommendation: 9 yes
The Committee recommends the Tribal Council adopt a resolution re-appointing Dana Ainam, Molly Leno and Kalene Contreras to the Pow Wow Special Event Board with terms expiring on March 31, 2019.

p. Timber Committee Re-Appointments – resolution
Date: 04-14-17  Present: 9 of 9  Recommendation: 9 yes
The Committee recommends the Tribal Council adopt a resolution re-appointing Jerry George and John Lillard to the Timber Committee with terms expiring on March 31, 2019.
**Secretary Jon A. George abstains on the appointment of Jerry George and recommends re-appointing John Lillard.

q. Veterans Special Event Board Appointment – resolution
Date: 04-14-17  Present: 9 of 9  Recommendation: 9 yes
The Committee recommends the Tribal Council adopt a resolution appointing Molly Leno to the Veterans Special Event Board with a term expiring on March 31, 2019.

r. Veterans Special Event Board Re-Appointment – resolution
Date: 04-14-17  Present: 9 of 9  Recommendation: 9 yes
The Committee recommends the Tribal Council adopt a resolution re-appointing Steven L. Bobb, Sr., Lorraine “Susie” Lash and Alton Butler to the Veterans Special Event Board with terms expiring on March 31, 2019.

2. Legislative Action Committee
a. 2017 First Supplemental Budget - resolution
Date: 03-28-17  Present: 6 of 9  Recommendation: 5 yes 1 no
The Committee recommends the Tribal Council adopt a resolution to approve the 2017 First Supplemental Budget Appropriation increase, effective April 6, 2017.

b. Ceremonial Hunting Board Appointment – resolution
Date: 04-04-17  Present: 9 of 9  Recommendation: 7 yes 2 no
The Committee recommends the Tribal Council adopt a resolution appointing Jade Unger to the Ceremonial Hunting Board with a term expiring on March 31, 2019.

c. Culture Committee Appointment – resolution
Date: 04-04-17  Present: 9 of 9  Recommendation: 7 yes 2 no
The Committee recommends the Tribal Council adopt a resolution appointing Eric Bernando to the Culture Committee with a term expiring on March 31, 2019.

d. Enrollment Board Appointments – resolution
Date: 04-04-17  Present: 9 of 9  Recommendation: 6 yes 3 no
The Committee recommends the Tribal Council adopt a resolution appointing Ann Lewis, Martina Gilbert and Debi Anderson to the Enrollment Board with terms expiring on March 31, 2019.

e. Enrollment Board Re-Appointment – resolution
Date: 04-04-17  Present: 9 of 9  Recommendation: 8 yes 1 no
The Committee recommends the Tribal Council adopt a resolution re-appointing Sharon Hanson to the Enrollment Board with a term expiring March 31, 2019.


f. Enrollment Infant Determination – resolution
Date: 04-04-17  Present: 9 of 9  Recommendation: 9 yes
The Committee recommends the Tribal Council adopt a resolution approving one infant numbered #6452 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.