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August 2009 Open Meeting Summary 08072009

May 29, 2016


Tribal Open Meeting Summary 8/7/2009 held at the Tribal Office in Aynor

  1. No minutes to read due to technical error. Attach July and August minutes to September.

  2. Financial Statements

    1. Jerry: $260 donations

    2. Iris: $4097.67

      1. $300 for judge training

      2. Total in bank $3797.67

  1. Committee Reports

    1. Grants- Michelle

      1. Recovery Act - Health Care Sector and Other High Growth and Emerging Industries Grant from the Department of Labor

      2. Free to reduced cost; must ask by 10/5/2009

    1. Building & Grounds- Neal

      1. Neal given thanks for work, tipi pulls, and grave area

      2. Painting Donnie’s trailer should be done by pauwau

      3. Markers/ concrete around grave

      4. Longhouse/ sook- 20ft long

        1. Cover- canvas?

          1. Doug mentioned the Ellerbe Museum

          2. Becky mentioned a shop on Hwy 90

          3. NMB Canvas & Awning

          4. Bernie mentioned state procurement

          5. Homer mentioned giving donators tax write-off letters

        1. Nature walk to cedar trees with benches

        2. Tipi locations still unknown

        3. Waccamaw Indian People sign near driveway

        4. Bamboo rails, log benches

        5. Permanent & portable tent for gate

    1. Arts & Crafts- Brian

      1. Met 7/29/09

      2. Brian elected new chair

      3. Working on admin manual; Carol Ann’s PC is down

      4. Criteria set for judging

      5. At the first A&C meeting, Buster suggested letting people do their own research

        1. People will do their own research and add to the list, like a living document

      1. Bernie wants to see circle defined in pauwau program book, feather- veterans write back for it

      2. Brian only sends email to CoC, not entire Council unless necessary

    1. Pauwau- Linda

      1. Meeting 8/8/09; please sell ads

      2. Turning book in to printer in September (15th)

      3. Jerry- food booth; 2-3 extra food vendors- discuss at 8/8 meeting

      4. Homer mentioned some people ate as dancers who weren’t dancers

        1. Another asked if we should stamp their hands

        2. We have a system in place, but will discuss it

      1. 6 vendors confirmed

  1. Pauwau Budget- $15k

    1. Iris (Richia) motioned to approve; Dalton seconded

    2. Homer-yes, Robert-yes, Iris (Wayne)-yes, Iris (Richia)-yes, Dalton-yes, Scott- yes (passed, 1 absent)

  1. Waccamaw Day Resolution (J-HH-07-10-2009-001) received its second reading

  2. Neal- $50 reimbursement for tractor parts; sent by Reba ($55)

  3. Online votes

    1. Donnie- okay to bring car out here to work on: yes

  1. Horry Independent 8/6/09 ran story on Aynor Bypass

  2. Linda- 3/14/10 will be Grandma

  3. Phone Bill

    1. Jeanie paid overages

    2. Linda has phone now

    3. Boy from NC sent email and called; said he turned in an app to Jeanie and talked to Susan. Linda told him to contact Iris; last name is Jones

    4. Tribal hours 8-5; cut phone off unless you are using it for pauwau business

  1. 2nd Chief Iris from Buster

    1. Resolution J-HH-07-25-2009-001: Appointment of Tribal Judge and Associate Judge read

      1. Dalton motioned to accept; Homer seconded

      2. Homer-yes, Robert-yes, Iris (Wayne)-yes, Iris (Richia)-yes, Dalton-yes, Scott-yes (passed, 1 absent)

    1. Honorary Membership for Roshell Mason (sp?) tabled- no file or paper

    2. Meeting with Catawbas later this month

    3. Need office in working condition; Work day

    4. Linda- status of food bank- FEMA will have one; we do not have to find the location

      1. Homer still wants to do one

      2. Neal stated Craig Talbot was helping with a project that gives food away at $0.19 per pound if you qualify

  1. William Moore

    1. Robert-motion; Homer- second

    2. Homer-yes, Robert-yes, Iris (Wayne)-yes, Iris (Richia)-yes, Dalton-yes, Scott-yes (passed, 1 absent)

  1. Patricia Brinson sent resignation letter with no identification card (only photocopy)

  2. Heating & air- needs fixed; Iris to send information

    1. Dalton-motion; Robert- second

    2. Homer-yes, Robert-yes, Iris (Wayne)-yes, Iris (Richia)-yes, Dalton-yes, Scott-yes (passed, 1 absent)

  1. Quarterly financial statement in September

  2. Linda- Richia still needs a certificate

  3. Brian to sponsor Craig Talbot next month

    1. Elder Jerry Smith made comments about applicant's file.

  1. Homer encouraged closer scrutiny of applicants

  2. Iris asked to be placed on the agenda for next month


Homer Motioned and Robert seconded for the meeting to end.

Meeting adjourned at 8:53pm

Respectfully submitted by Michelle Hatcher on 8/09/2009 at 2:21am





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