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October 2015 Open Meeting Summary 10092015

August 4, 2016

Tribal Open Meeting Summary 10/09/2015 held at the Tribal Office in Aynor, SC


  1. CM’s Homer, Susan, Robert, Mark, Rick, Dalton, & CoC John present.

  2. September minutes read.

    1. Dalton motioned to approve; Homer seconded

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

  3. Financial Report

    1. Unavailable; will update in December

  4. Online Votes

    1. 9/23 ID Card Dye Roll

      1. Homer-absent, Susan-yes, Robert-yes, Mark-yes, Rick-absent, Dalton-yes, John-yes

  5. Old Business

    1. Membership Files

      1. Justin Ammons

        1. Susan motioned to approve; it was emailed, just not printed

      2. Files before 9/4/2015

        1. Charles Ray Hughes

        2. Kenneth Logan Stone

        3. Jannette Ammons Chatham

        4. Deanna Michelle Chatham

        5. Bonnie Ammons Stewart

        6. Amanda Stewart Cook

        7. Belinda Ammons Chatham

        8. Tabitha  Chatham Risk

        9. Benjamin Dale Chatham

        10. Zachary Chatham

        11. Jean Dorothy Hayes

        12. Sara Louise Sellers Nunez-Mason

        13. Mickey Thompson

        14. Dock Roy Sellers

        15. Melissa Thompson

      3. Mark: keep books open till next open meeting till all hanging apps are done; Homer seconded

      4. Rick: Make them all honorary, get them genealogy done, & get them off books; Dalton seconded

        1. Mark withdrew his motion

        2. John: amend motion to accept all completed apps in full except genealogy as honorary & will continue to work on it until federal recognition; Postpone all other apps until after TRB reopens; Dalton seconded

        3. Secretary’s Note 11/18: Files added to TRB

          1. Christian Josiah Hooper

          2. Maranda Bost Fritts Spry

          3. Olivia Bost

          4. Bobby Bost

          5. Courtney Ammons Spry

          6. Henry Isaiah Hooper

          7. Samuel Seth Hooper

          8. Elijah Jacob Hooper

          9. Bethanie Jordan Hooper

          10. Nola Grace Ammons Hooper

          11. Jonathan Bently Louie Spry

          12. Nathaniel James Spry

          13. Jaycee Nola-Merle Curry

          14. Jayda Nina Marie Curry

          15. Winfred Todd Curry

          16. Charles Andrew Hooper

          17. Hannah Turner

          18. Bryan Turner

          19. Kenneth Eugene Ammons

          20. Facha Kim Jamila Modupa (Janet Alice Wilson)

          21. Hakim El-Faith Abdulrahman (John Henry Mitchell)

          22. Kevin Schewdo

          23. Ezekiel Pardo

  6. New Business

    1. Committee Reports

      1. Arts & Crafts: Susan

        1. Discovery place in Charleston: display for 1 year- arrowheads, gourds, knives, bonnets, necklaces

          1. John: has Todd or Phil worked on constructing the display case/ building for it?

      2. Grants: Michelle

        1. Nothing yet; looking at first of year

      3. Buildings & Grounds: John

        1. John stepped down as chair; Rick took over as chair

        2. Fire Ant treatment doesn’t seem to cover as much as we though; Wayne will do it $400

          1. Rick motioned; Mark seconded

          2. Homer-yes, Susan-yes, Robert-yes, Mark-yes, Rick-yes, Dalton-yes, John-yes

          3. Check 1049 $400 from building fund account

        3. Cemetery Fund: $411.15

        4. Roof Project: discussed possibly doing a pitched roof

        5. Electrical box shorts will cost approximately $406 to replace all

        6. Dalton: as Chair, you could spend up to $500. Do you want that to extend to Rick?

          1. Homer motioned; Susan seconded

          2. Homer-yes, Susan-yes, Robert-yes, Mark-yes, Rick-yes, Dalton-yes, John-yes

      4. Pauwau: Michelle

        1. 11 vendors so far, but most show up with paperwork in hand

        2. Program Book has a new page with the Governor & a new picture of Mark

        3. Last pauwau meeting of 2015 is 10/14

        4. John requested more volunteers

        5. Chief Hatcher doing a presentation/ event in NMB on 10/17

      5. Sewer Pump Project: Mark

        1. Roof should be done first

        2. John: take this off reports until we have more funds

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

        3. Drum: Rick

          1. Two guys come to Rick’s house a few times a week and have learned two songs

          2. Going to Chicora event on 10/17 to play

            1. Request and granted permission to use the small drum

      6. Constitution: Dalton

        1. Next meeting in December

        2. Still waiting on call-in results from Steve

    2. Fuel Receipts

      1. $41.46

        1. John motioned; Susan seconded

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

          2. Check 643

    3. Chief

      1. Lawyers don’t want us to go through Congress because they can put laws into the recognition process

      2. Sally, SC- event with Chief Chavis

      3. Special Needs Family Fun Day: Rain or Shine Day

      4. Susan: 11/5: Pauwau/ School Day setup & Family Day

      5. Chief Anthony Davidson passed away

      6. Rick: Work Day:10/24 & 10/31

      7. John: thanks to all who came out during the equinox



Mark motioned to close the meeting; Susan seconded.

Meeting adjourned 7:58 pm.

Respectfully submitted by Michelle Hatcher on 01/05/16 at 4:03 pm.


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