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January 2016 Meeting Summary 01082016

January 9, 2016

 

Tribal Open Meeting Summary 1/8/2016 held at the Tribal Office in Aynor, SC

  1. CM’s Homer, Rick, Mark, Dalton, and CoC John present. 2nd Chief Cheryl served as proxy for CM Susan.

  2. October minutes read

    1. Dalton motioned to accept; Mark seconded

    2. Homer-yes, Rick-yes, Mark-yes, Dalton-yes, Susan (Cheryl)-yes, John-yes

  3. Financial Report: Chief Hatcher

    1. General Fund: $11,306

    2. Building Fund: $5407.03

  4. Online Votes

    1. 10/16 Petition & Genealogy copies

      1. Homer-yes, Rick-absent, Mark-yes, dalton-yes, John-yes

    2. 11/3 Pay Fuel Receipts $67.36

      1. Homer-absent, Susan (Cheryl)-yes, Rick-yes, Mark-yes, Dalton-yes, John-absent

    3. 11/3 Re-open second gate at pauwau

      1. Executive decision by Chief Hatcher

    4. 11/9 Exception to Policy: Membership Files

      1. Suzy Gingras

        1. Homer-yes, Rick-yes, Susan (Cheryl)-yes, Mark-yes, Robert-yes, Dalton-yes, John-yes

      2. EZ Pardo

        1. Homer-yes, Rick-yes, Susan (Cheryl)-yes, Mark-yes, Robert-yes, Dalton-yes, John-yes

      3. Kevin Schwedo

        1. Homer-yes, Rick-yes, Susan (Cheryl)-yes, Mark-yes, Robert-yes, Dalton-yes, John-yes

      4. Lindsey Stamp

        1. Homer-yes, Rick-yes, Susan (Cheryl)-yes, Mark-no, Robert-yes, Dalton-yes, John-no

    5. 11/22 Cancel December meeting

      1. Homer-yes, Rick-yes, Susan (Cheryl)-yes, Mark-yes, Dalton-yes, John-yes

    6. 12/2 Cemetery Survey vote

      1. Homer-yes, Rick-yes, Susan (Cheryl)-yes, Mark-yes, Dalton-yes, John-yes

    7. 12/23 Pay Susan $75 in exchange for her check

      1. Homer-yes, Rick-yes, Susan (Cheryl)-abstain, Mark-yes, Dalton-yes, John-yes

    8. 12/29 Consultation Fee

      1. Homer-yes, Rick-yes, Susan (Cheryl)-abstain, Mark-yes, Dalton-yes, John-yes

  5. New Business

    1. Committee Reports

      1. Arts & Crafts

        1. No one to give report

        2. Mark: Why were some artist certifications taken away?

          1. Chief Hatcher: we lost records & everyone has to have a file

          2. Dalton: it seems like they started taking certifications away

          3. Chief Hatcher: who signs the certificate?

            1. 2nd Chief Cheryl: Chair and CoC/ Chief

      2. Grants: Michelle

        1. Going to contact Horry County Council and see if there is information on hospitality grants there; looked like one in Columbia had to be done early in year

      3. Pauwau: Michelle & Dalton

        1. First meeting 1/13 @ 6:30pm @ Ryan’s

        2. Outbrief decision was to let Elders run the gate; we need them to have someone available at the meeting (on location or by phone) to understand what we want & to provide input

        3. Each member of Council gets a job this year

        4. Move to Aynor Town Park?

          1. John: talked to mayor about paying for park

          2. Rick motioned to have the pauwau at the park until further notice

            1. Homer: think we need to have it out here

            2. Homer-yes, Rick-yes, Susan (Cheryl)-yes, Mark-yes, Dalton-yes, John-yes

            3. Chief Hatcher to write and send mayor a letter of intent to run pauwau/ school day at park until further notice

      4. Buildings & Grounds: Rick

        1. Chief Hatcher: nephew said he will finance labor for roof

        2. Roof: 2 bids, still waiting on one from Glenn

        3. If you went with a new building, you have no repairs vs. having an old building with repairs

        4. Mark- can we price a rubber roof?

          1. John: approximately $4400 installed

        5. Chief Hatcher: if there’s a coolseal gap, let’s spend $1000 to stop the leaks

        6. Donnie: need drains up there to keep wood from rotting

        7. Looking at planting 4 sacred herbs to sell at MB Mall & Pauwau

        8. Crushed Concrete:23 tons- $275 delivered

          1. use for parking & RV site areas

          2. Rick motioned to spend up to $1000; Dalton seconded

            1. Homer-yes, Rick-yes, Susan (Cheryl)-yes, Mark-yes, Dalton-yes, John-yes

      5. Constitution: Dalton

        1. Nominated Chair: Dalton

        2. Articles 5-7 worked on

        3. Next meeting 2/4

      6. Drum: Rick

        1. played at Wreaths Across America in Florence 12/13

        2. played at Multi-Cultural Arts Festival at a school

    2. Fuel Receipt

      1. Fuel: $26.00 Check 674

      2. Homer-yes, Rick-yes, Susan (Cheryl)-yes, Mark-yes, Dalton-yes, John-yes

    3. Cemetery Encroachment

      1. Mobile home on land next to the cemetery; boundaries aren’t clear

        1. Letter sent to Mr. James

        2. 2nd Chief Cheryl: our property is registered as a historic property; her contact said a historical review should have been done

        3. Chief Hatcher: maps & letter sent to judge, police, Planning & Zoning

          1. Mark: does the guy at USC Lancaster have a contact?

        4. Dalton: why not evict him?

          1. Chief Hatcher: magistrate said wouldn’t do it

    4. Misc

      1. Dalton: forwarded an email from Jeania to Tribal Council; please look it over

      2. John: Membership fees: wondering how many people renewed their ID but didn’t pay fees

      3. Chief Hatcher: make it policy that only secretary opens mail

    5. 2nd Chiefs

      1. 2nd Chief Cheryl: Researching theory about tax maps, Indians, and guardians

        1. May help with federal recognition

        2. Asked Council to let her go to national archive

          1. Mark motioned to allow Cheryl to spend up to $60 and go to the national archive for research; Dalton seconded

          2. Homer-yes, Rick-yes, Susan (Cheryl)-abstain, Mark-yes, Dalton-yes, John-yes

    6. Chief

      1. Team set up for federal recognition research

      2. County Historic papers of the cemeteries given to John

      3. CMA granted Chief Norris’ petition to be a tribe, but now 2 want to repeal it

      4. Marion Craddock: made a $500 donation with a $500 match from foundation

      5. Exception to Policy to send apps to the following:

        1. Darren Sutton

        2. Marion Craddock & his 2 sons

        3. Homer-yes, Rick-yes, Susan (Cheryl)-yes, Mark-yes, Dalton-yes, John-yes

      6. Cheryl: Patty Burns

        1. Mark motioned to send her an app & bring her in as Associate

        2. Homer-yes, Rick-yes, Susan (Cheryl)-abstain, Mark-yes, Dalton-yes, John-yes


 

Homer motioned to close the meeting; Dalton seconded.

Meeting adjourned 9:00 pm.

Respectfully submitted by Michelle Hatcher on 2/4/16 at 4:23 am.

 

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