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June 2010 Open Meeting Summary 06042010


Tribal Open Meeting Summary 6/4/2010 held at the Tribal Office in Aynor

  1. Opened at 6:32 with CoC Scott and CM’s Neal, Richia, Dalton, and Homer present

  2. CoC to Council: Minutes are to just to see if they are ok from last month- not to change them in their current state

  3. April Minutes Read

  4. Dalton motioned to accept; Homer seconded

  5. Dalton-yes, Richia-yes, Neal-yes, Homer-yes, Scott-yes (passed by majority)

  6. Financial Report: Iris

  7. $6837.86

  8. 5 months of expenses to come out

  9. Committee Reports

  10. Building & Grounds: Neal

  11. Cable at entrance: someone has cut them in half

  12. Iris: needs to be reported

  13. List of things to fix:

  14. Sewer gas

  15. Donnie- Washer/ dryer; Buster to run wire for something, ramp

  16. Truck

  17. Paint

  18. Planted more on nature trail

  19. Bathroom door shut

  20. PW

  21. Reminder: 6/16 meeting at Shoney’s

  22. Arts & Crafts: Brian

  23. 7/16- tribal office

  24. 7/14- feather class 3pm

  25. 6/26- A&C display

  26. 6/26- food for solstice- Susan & Jan

  27. Reason doing things around solstice- a lot of people have to get paperwork done

  28. MaryEllen coming out

  29. Scott- when asked, he has to take it before Council

  30. She can come out any time she wants

  31. Brian: as far as he knows, must have 3 pieces of art and trying to get people caught up

  32. Contemporary- do what you want, just can’t claim it as traditional

  33. All questions/ comments should be directed to Brian

  34. Richia: wants input on having solstice and display the same day

  35. Iris: solstice & family gathering

  36. Brian: solstice isn’t all day; it’s at particular times

  37. Not advertising to the general public; will rent a club spot and do it

  38. Susan: simple foods- hot dogs, BBQ, cole slaw

  39. Up to $200

  40. Neal motioned; Richia seconded

  41. Neal-yes, Richia-yes, Homer-yes, Dalton-yes, Scott-yes (passed by majority)

  42. Buster: suggested policy by set for giving up to $200 for all family gatherings & solstices

  43. Susan: please donate paper plates, forks, napkins

  44. Brian: what’s the difference between yard sale and Arts & crafts display on solstice?

  45. Iris: A&C display isn’t held on a family gathering

  46. Brian: you have to build a relationship with the town of Aynor

  47. Dalton: if you have it at the family gathering, every 2-3 people are going to think that food is for them. We don’t have the money to feed them.

  48. Iris: Family gathering isn’t about making money, it’s about companionship.

  49. Buster: day after family gathering, you could advertise and sell

  50. Grants: Michelle

  51. Nothing to apply for yet

  52. Online Votes

  53. Weed eater $193

  54. Account with Rabon’s- they will send bill

  55. Amendment SB-09-12-2008-01 Establishing Committees received a clarification to a sentence

  56. Dalton motioned; Homer seconded

  57. Dalton-yes, Richia-yes, Neal-yes, Homer-yes, Scott-yes

  58. Fill Dirt- $1000- needs approval

  59. Russell Lloyd (sp?)

  60. Can get free dirt, but can’t move it

  61. Homer motioned; Neal seconded

  62. Dalton-yes, Richia-yes, Scott-yes, Neal-yes, Homer-yes

  63. Trees by trailer- get rid of trees, may net us some dirt

  64. Dalton-yes, Richia-yes, Scott-yes, Neal-yes, Homer-yes

  65. Chief Hatcher

  66. Emails to Congressman Brown for federal recognition; hardcopy letter better

  67. Business friends doing the same

  68. Congressman will do it if Senator or Congressman sign off on it

  69. Please get friends to do the same; ask Brown to cosign WIP

  70. Old van for storage- Council issue; we do have the title

  71. Elder Jerry- health improved and would like to come back from LoA to Elder Council

  72. CoC Scott asked Council for opinions

  73. Dalton: he asked for LoA, says he’s better

  74. Dalton motioned; Homer seconded

  75. Dalton-yes, Richia-yes, Homer-yes, Scott-yes, Neal-abstain (passed by quorum)

  76. Complaints from external and internal entities concerning firekeepers

  77. Suggestion: when you’re asked to come to an event, let them know what you expect upfront

  78. WIP doesn’t have an official firekeeper; we have someone sanctioned by Earl Manyskins

  79. Council to discuss

  80. Membership files can’t go to everyone in the tribe

  81. Until signed, files are an external issue

  82. Membership files

  83. Marlene A Miller

  84. Homer-yes, Neal-yes, Richia-yes, Dalton- yes, Scott-yes (passed by majority)

Homer motioned for the meeting to end; Neal seconded.

Meeting adjourned 7:50 pm.

Respectfully submitted by Michelle Hatcher on 6/17/10 at 2:04pm.

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