AGENDA
Tribal Council Meeting
Wednesday, October 11, 2017
Time: 5:00 p.m.

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I. Call to Order / Invocation / Cultural Presentation
II. Roll Call/Vote on Absences 
 
Cheryle A. Kennedy, Chairwoman Kathleen George, Council Member Michael Langley, Council Member
Chris Mercier, Vice-Chair Jack Giffen, Jr., Council Member Lisa Leno, Council Member
Jon A. George, Secretary Denise Harvey, Council Member Brenda Tuomi, Council Member

III. Previous Minutes – Approve/Amend
• September 27, 2017 Regular Meeting

IV. Order of Business:
Unfinished Business:
  New Business:
1. Items of Consent from the Legislative Action Committee
a. 2018 Indian Housing Plan  – Resolution
b. 2018 Self-Governance Annual Funding Agreement – Resolution
c. Spirit Mountain Community Fund Board of Trustees Re-Appointments – Resolution
2. Legislative Action Committee
a. Spirit Mountain Community Fund Board of Trustees Appointment – Resolution
b. Enrollment Infant Determination – Resolution
c. Enrollment Non-Infant/ICW Emergency Determination – Resolution
Announcements:
Other Business:

Adjourn


Tribal Council Meeting
Expanded Summary of Agenda Items
Date:   October 11, 2017

New Business:
1. Items of Consent from the Legislative Action Legislative Action Committee
 a. 2018 Indian Housing Plan – resolution
 Date: 10-03-17  Present: 6 of 9  Recommendation: 6 yes
 The Legislative Action Committee recommends the Tribal Council adopt a resolution to approve the Grand Ronde Tribal Housing Department’s submission of the 2018 Indian Housing Plan (IHP) and for the Tribal Council Chairwoman, or the Vice-Chair in her absence, to execute the required Housing and Urban Development (HUD) certification for the submission of the 2018 Indian Housing Plan to HUD Office of Native American Programs.

 b. 2018 Self-Governance Annual Funding Agreement – resolution
 Date: 10-10-17  Present: 6 of 9  Recommendation: 6 yes
 The Legislative Action Committee recommends the Tribal Council adopt a resolution: 1) approves the Calendar Year 2018 Annual Funding Agreement with the U.S. Department of the Interior for the purpose of carrying out Tribal programs pursuant to the Compact of Self-Governance; and 2) authorizes the General Manager, with the assistance of the Tribal Attorney’s Office, to negotiate and finalize the Annual Funding Agreement.

 c. Spirit Mountain Community Fund Board of Trustees Re-Appointments – resolution
 Date: 10-10-17  Present: 7 of 9  Recommendation: 7 yes
 The Legislative Action Committee recommends the Tribal Council adopt a resolution re-appointing Tribal Councilwoman Denise Harvey and Tribal Councilman Jack Giffen, Jr. to the Spirit Mountain Community Fund Board of Trustees for a two-year terms.

2. Legislative Action Legislative Action Committee
 a. Spirit Mountain Community Fund Board of Trustee Appointment – resolution
 Date: 10-10-17  Present: 7 of 9  Recommendation: 6 yes 1 abstain
 The Legislative Action Committee recommends the Tribal Council adopt a resolution to replace former Tribal Council Chairman Reynold L. Leno with Tribal Councilwoman Kathleen George to serve a two-year term on the Spirit Mountain Community Fund Board of Trustees.

 b. Enrollment Infant Determination – resolution
 Date: 10-10-17  Present: 7 of 9  Recommendation: 7 yes
 The Legislative Action Committee recommends the Tribal Council adopt a resolution approving one infant numbered #6487 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.
  
 c. Enrollment Non-Infant/ICW Emergency Determination – resolution
 Date: 10-10-17  Present: 7 of 9  Recommendation: 7 yes
 The Legislative Action Committee recommends the Tribal Council adopt a resolution approving membership for a minor numbered #6486, because based on the investigation and recommendation of the Enrollment staff, the minor meets the eligibility requirements for enrollment as defined in the Tribal Constitution and the Enrollment Ordinance and is eligible for emergency determination under Section (c) (2) (C) of the Enrollment Ordinance.