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February 2014 Open Meeting Summary 02072014

Tribal Open Meeting Summary 2/7/2014 held at the Tribal Office in Aynor, SC

  1. CoC Scott, CM’s Dalton, Homer, Susan, Robert, and John present.

  2. January minutes read

  3. 6(a)(iii)(3) should be Assistant, not co-chair

  4. 6(a)(iii)(18) should be Assistant, not co-chair

  5. Secretary’s Note- 2/15: 6(c)(vi) should be $190 down, not $890, confirmed with Mark A

  6. Dalton motioned to accept; Homer seconded

  7. Homer-yes, 2nd Chief Iris-yes, Robert-yes, John-yes, Dalton-yes, Scott-yes

  8. Financial Report: Alan

  9. General Fund

  10. Deposits: $556.00 Debits: $440.90 Balance: $15017.10

  11. Building Fund

  12. Deposits: $280.00 Debits: $0.00 Balance: $430.00

  13. Raffle Box- place Waccamaw Bucks in them for drawing on 2/15

  14. CM Richia is taking a Leave of Absence

  15. Old Business

  16. Inactive Membership List

  17. 6 called to update their information

  18. Ray Hatcher had several extensions, wants another

  19. Dalton motioned against giving another extension; Susan seconded

  20. Dalton motioned to remove from ID# 247-438 on Monthly Report Query dated 2/6/14 excluding updated files

  21. Homer seconded

  22. Homer-yes, Susan-yes, John-yes, Robert-yes, Dalton-yes, Scott-yes

  23. New Business

  24. Committee Reports

  25. Grants: Michelle

  26. SCAC 3/15

  27. Genesis Foundation sent us $500

  28. United Methodist Church

  29. Buildings & Grounds: John

  30. Flashing at window still leaking

  31. Toilet has not leaked for two weeks

  32. Inventory storage building to overbuying

  33. Chief Hatcher suggested 4 days / year have work day/ tribal lunch

  34. 2nd Chief Iris suggested adding Waccamaw Bucks to it

  35. John suggested getting a list of people’s skillsets & capabilities

  36. Chief Hatcher suggested putting it in the newsletter

  37. Elder Doug: Donnie needs pitchfork, yard rake, weed eater for cemetery

  38. John motioned limit of $75 for pitchfork & rake, price weed eater; Homer seconded

  39. Homer-yes, Susan-yes, John-yes, Robert-yes, Dalton-yes, Scott-yes

  40. Working on project list

  41. Push for April for first good work day

  42. Dalton motioned to add Mark A, Glenn T, Rick H, Donnie H, Wayne T to voting members of committee

  43. The nominees accepted

  44. Homer-yes, Susan-yes, John-yes, Robert-yes, Dalton-yes, Scott-yes

  45. Pauwau: 2nd Chief Cheryl

  46. Next meeting on 2/12 at Ryan’s

  47. Secretary’s Note 2/11: Meeting delayed to 2/19

  48. Dalton: Kickstarter (Susan: GoFundMe): Catawba are doing now

  49. Do for both School Day & Pau Wau

  50. Lindsey will help; better with videos

  51. Dalton: Facebook has advertising posts

  52. Approx. $30 to mention Pauwau every 2-3 months

  53. 2nd Chief Cheryl: checking into non-profit billboard donations

  54. 2nd Chief Iris: do as close to Pauwau as possible if they run for a limited time

  55. Special Projects

  56. Bathroom: Mark A

  57. Residential is lower rate & tap in; tie all buildings in

  58. Put by 2nd gate

  59. Campground to 30amp

  60. Waiver for pond

  61. Suggest $55/ night to stay

  62. Dalton suggested $39/ night

  63. Use Pauwau drink money for 3 years to pay off

  64. $10-15/ month donations by members will help

  65. 2nd Chiefs

  66. 2nd Chief Phil

  67. New grandson

  68. CoC Scott

  69. Family Day

  70. Pipe Ceremony

  71. 12p fire; 1p eat

  72. Robert organizing solstice in March

  73. Chief Hatcher

  74. TN land meeting

  75. Title search: $250

  76. Susan motioned; Homer seconded

  77. Homer-yes, Susan-yes, John-yes, Robert-yes, Dalton-yes, Scott-yes

  78. Meeting with Vincent Sheheen & other Chiefs in state on 2/15

  79. Drafted a letter; will circulate to Council & Chiefs

  80. CMA

  81. S611- out of committee; goes to full senate & has to be read 3 times

  82. House version, senate version, meet in middle

  83. Only stops new group recognition; doesn’t affect existing groups

  84. Greg Richardson asked why we recognize groups/ non-Indians

  85. Chief Hatcher sent information; CMA sent counter-information

  86. Arts & Crafts

  87. Spoke with Carol Ann

  88. Want to pool artists’ items & purchase one from them to give to investors

  89. Chief Hatcher wants certification

  90. Susan suggested putting it back into the hands of Council

  91. Dalton: going to get the local artist list and create a new committee if interest exists

  92. Chief Hatcher: have to dissolve the old one first

  93. Chief Hatcher: talker with her about problems with committee; give her an opportunity to fix it

  94. Susan: voting members for committee weren’t done in January; conference calls are still be done

  95. 2nd Chief Iris: had an in-depth conversation with her about things she should be doing & what was expected of her at Pauwau

  96. Susan: new chair not elected in January

  97. Chief Hatcher: CoC to contact her

Homer motioned to close the meeting; Susan seconded.

Meeting adjourned 8:28 pm.

Respectfully submitted by Michelle Hatcher on 3/4/14 at 3:27 pm.

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