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June 2015 Open Meeting Summary 06052015


Tribal Open Meeting Summary 6/5/2015 held at the Tribal Office in Aynor, SC

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

  2. May minutes read.

  3. 6(a)(iii)(4)(a) should read: “who takes care of the one on Juno Rd”

  4. Dalton motioned to accept with change; Robert seconded

  5. John-yes, Susan-yes, Robert-yes, Dalton-yes, Scott-yes

  6. Financial Report: Chief Hatcher

  7. Council received via email before meeting

  8. General Fund: $7141.88

  9. Building Fund: $5697.60

  10. Old Business

  11. Trademark of Tribal Logo: Susan

  12. Service & Trademark: $30 each- mailed yesterday

  13. Good for 5 years, then review

  14. Wait for SoS

  15. New Business

  16. Committee Reports

  17. Arts & Crafts: Susan

  18. Meet in July

  19. Nothing from Phil or Brittany about display at USC-Lancaster

  20. Grants: Michelle

  21. Checked on Hospitality grant through MB site

  22. Didn’t find anything; contacted through email

  23. The Columbia site; however, said it was past deadline for their area

  24. Buildings & Grounds: John

  25. RV project: lack 1 meter

  26. Gave thanks to Rick H, Chris H, Terry’s Hardware

  27. Budget: overspent by $561.97

  28. Susan motioned to give John his money back; Dalton seconded

  29. Susan-yes, Robert-yes, Dalton-yes, Scott-yes

  30. Check 1041 Building Fund

  31. Donations to Building Fund (money and in-kind) on handout

  32. Cemetery Fund: $400.05

  33. Thanked Wayne T for mowing Bethel cemetery grass

  34. Fundraiser: farming crops; need manpower

  35. Pauwau: Michelle

  36. Next meeting 6/10/2015

  37. Ad forms available; need everyone to assist

  38. Hog Heaven fundraiser on 6/19

  39. Sewer Pump Project: Chief Hatcher

  40. Nothing to add

  41. Drum: John for Rick

  42. Still working on it

  43. Fishing Tournament: 5/2 with archery, picture with Chief, food, horseshoes

  44. Approx. 18 special needs children, rest were adults, 6 tribal members

  45. Constitution: Dalton

  46. Need to set date for meeting

  47. Chief Hatcher: on the changes that are ready

  48. Cut down & make it so people can fold it, stamp it, mail it back

  49. Fuel Receipts

  50. John motioned; Dalton seconded

  51. John-yes, Susan-yes, Robert-yes, Dalton-yes, Scott-yes

  52. $43.04 Check 632

  53. Chief Hatcher

  54. Introduced Jerry Lang, Dr Painter, Jerry Brown

  55. Waccamaw Band on TN land possible

  56. Dr Painter introduced Al Nichols & Shane

  57. Chief Hatcher proposed tribe join SE American Indian Council; Susan seconded

  58. John: are there mandatory meetings>

  59. Dr. Painter: not at present, maybe yearly or at events at nonintrusive times

  60. Spirit of Eagles: $10k annual grant

  61. SEAIC can help facilitate

  62. Dalton: what is the tribe’s responsibility to SEAIC?

  63. Dr. Painter: advisory, not financially

  64. Speak up if you know of a need & help if you can

  65. Dalton: you probably want a liaison then?

  66. Dr. Painter: yes, since tribe will sign up as a group

  67. John-yes, Susan-yes, Robert-yes, Dalton-yes, Scott-yes

  68. Community Health Workers being hired at $25-35k/year by medical field

  69. SC Dept. of Health provides training

  70. 6/20 St George (SC): training at 9am

  71. Jerry Lang: 6/13: Muskogee New Year Ceremony: Green Corn

  72. Aynor Hoe Down Festival: September; app due 8/31

  73. Teleconference with Rep. Rice next week regarding federal recognition

  74. Resolution: JR-HH-06-01-2015-001: Awarding of Tribal Membership: 1st Reading

  75. Must be worthy of membership prior to applying

  76. Susan: question over last paragraph- application declined, but also says Council can renew membership

  77. Dalton: leaving options open is not a bad idea

  78. John: can’t this be written into constitution for all members?

  79. Dalton: it can, but at what point is enough considered enough (citing Iris as an example)

  80. John: would like to keep documentation on grounds: constitution, amendments, policies, history, genealogy

  81. Add to New Business in July

  82. John: Solstice 6/21

  83. Can Mark A bring water slide for the children?

  84. John will bring bow & arrow & fund it

  85. Chief Hatcher: Alan & Johnnie F will cook BBQ dinner & donate it

  86. Inviting other Chiefs

  87. Go Fund Me: keep reposting

  88. Member who wants to camp on grounds: check was sent, but delays on house site

  89. New mobile app for Native business (shows you which businesses are owned by Native Americans)

Susan motioned to close the meeting; Dalton seconded.

Meeting adjourned 9:00 pm.

Respectfully submitted by Michelle Hatcher on 7/9/15 at 4:02 pm.

#minutes #meeting

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