DRAFT AGENDA
Tribal Council Meeting
Wednesday, June 28, 2017
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  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
• June 14, 2017, Regular Meeting

IV. Order of Business:
Unfinished Business:
  New Business:
1. Items of Consent from the Legislative Action Committee
a. Procurement Ordinance Amendments – First Reading
b. Tribal Council Credit Card Authorization:  Daniel Schramm – Resolution
c. Family Violence Prevention and Services Grant Application – Resolution
d. Columbia River System Operations MOU – Resolution
e. City of Tualatin MOU – Resolution
f. Confidentiality Agreement with Burns Paiute Tribe – Resolution
Announcements:
Other Business:

Adjourn


Tribal Council Meeting
Expanded Summary of Agenda Items
Date:   June 28, 2017

New Business:
1. Items of Consent from the Legislative Action Legislative Action Committee
a. Procurement Ordinance Amendments – first reading
Date: 06-20-17  Present: 7 of 9  Recommendation: 7 yes
The Legislative Action Committee recommends the Tribal Council move forward with a first reading of the proposed amendments to the Procurement Ordinance.  The proposed amendments would require the Tribe to purchase environmentally friendly products and services in an effort to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, cut solid waste, conserve energy, improve Tribal member health, and provide a model of good stewardship.  The proposed amendments also include minor technical (i.e., formatting, typographical, housekeeping) modifications.

b. Tribal Credit Card Authorization:  Daniel Schramm – resolution
Date: 06-27-17  Present: 6 of 9  Recommendation: 6 yes
The Legislative Action Committee recommends the Tribal Council adopt a resolution:  1) authorizing the use of a Tribal credit card, with a standard credit limit of $5,000, by Daniel Schramm to use in his duties as Single Resource Boss with the Wildland Fire crew, subject to the Tribe’s employee credit card policy; and 2) delegating approval of any temporary increases of credit limits to the Tribe’s Finance Officer with notice of any approved temporary increases to Tribal Council.

c. Family Violence Prevention Grant – resolution
Date: 06-27-17  Present: 6 of 9  Recommendation: 6 yes
The Legislative Action Committee recommends the Tribal Council adopt a resolution: 1) authorizing and approving the Tribe’s application to the Administration for Children and Families for a Family Violence Prevention and Services grant to administer a family violence prevention program and activities and to use these funds for the project period from October 1, 2017 to September 30, 2019; 2) authorizes similar applications for four additional years to continue to administer a family violence prevention program and activities and to use those funds for four consecutive project period ranging from October 1, 2019 to September 30, 2023; and 3) approves the Tribe’s covering the indirect cost for grantee conference travel.

d. Columbia River System Operation MOU – resolution
Date: 06-27-17  Present: 6 of 9  Recommendation: 6 yes
The Legislative Action Committee recommends the Tribal Council adopt a resolution: 1) approving the Columbia River System Operations MOU, and 2) authorizing the Tribal Council Chairman, or in his absence the Tribal Council Vice-Chairwoman, to sign the Columbia River System Operations MOU for the Tribe.

e. City of Tualatin MOU – resolution
Date: 06-27-17  Present:  6 of 9  Recommendation: 6 yes
The Legislative Action Committee recommends the Tribal Council adopt a resolution:  1) approving the City of Tualatin MOU, and 2) authorizing the Tribal Council Chairman, or in his absence the Tribal Council Vice-Chairwoman, to sign the City of Tualatin MOU for the Tribe.
f. Burns Paiute Non-Disclosure Agreement – resolution
Date: 06-27-17  Present: 6 of 9  Recommendation: 6 yes
The Legislative Action Committee recommends the Tribal Council adopt a resolution:  1) approving the Confidentiality Agreement with the Burns Paiute Tribe; 2) authorizing the Tribal Council Chair, or Vice-Chair in his absence, to execute the Confidentiality Agreement; and 3) approving a limited waiver of sovereign immunity in favor of the Burns Paiute Tribe limited to only the arbitration and entry of judgment against Grand Ronde resulting from said arbitration in the Tribal Court of the Confederated Tribes of the Grand Ronde expressly provided in the Confidentiality Agreement.