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September 2013 Open Meeting Summary 09062013

Tribal Open Meeting Summary 9/6/2013 held at the Tribal Office in Aynor, SC

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

  2. CoC Scott: A podium has been added to the room for questions and comments.

  3. August minutes read

  4. Dalton motioned to accept; Homer seconded

  5. Homer-yes, John-yes, Dalton-yes, Scott-yes

  6. Financial Report: Alan

  7. General Fund: deposits: $3033.75, debits: $390.18, balance: $5219.79

  8. $2000 of deposits earmarked for dance raffle

  9. Building Fund: deposits: $830.00, debits: $255.00, balance: $1985.85

  10. Online Votes

  11. 8/10 Transfer money from TD Bank to General Fund to cover dance raffle

  12. Homer-yes, John-yes, Dalton-yes, Scott-yes

  13. New Business

  14. Committee Reports

  15. Grants: Michelle

  16. Waiting to hear from Lowe’s Education Grant

  17. Buildings & Grounds: John T

  18. Planting, Work Day 9/7 at 7am

  19. John T: is there electricity in the other trailer or how much would it cost?

  20. Answer: none at the moment; cost would be $200-250 per month

  21. John T: do you mind if I paint it?

  22. Answer: no

  23. John T: and underpin it or how much it would cost?

  24. Darlene: cost about $1100 to do hers

  25. John T: would be nice if we could find someone to paint a mural on it

  26. Pauwau: Michelle

  27. Need Council to confirm 2nd Chief Cheryl as a voting member

  28. Homer-yes, John-yes, Dalton-yes, Scott-yes

  29. Meeting 9/11 at Shoney’s in Conway at 6:30pm

  30. Asking members for donations of water, paper products

  31. Aynor Hoe Down: Scott

  32. Sept 21 with 12x12 spot costs $60 and would allow us to tell people about the pauwau and Natives

  33. Joey W and Wayne T donated money to pay for table

  34. John T to help with Hoe Down

  35. Oct 19 is Aynor’s 100 Anniversary Festival and would be free

  36. Policy Letters

  37. Associate/ Honorary/ Spousal Membership

  38. Dalton motioned; Homer seconded

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

  40. Reviewing Files

  41. Dalton motioned; Homer seconded

  42. Homer-yes, John-yes, Dalton-yes, Scott-yes

  43. Family Day & Other Events

  44. John motioned; Dalton seconded

  45. Homer-yes, John-yes, Dalton-yes, Scott-yes

  46. Making Loans

  47. John motioned; Homer seconded

  48. Homer-yes, John-yes, Dalton-yes, Scott-yes

  49. Members Files

  50. Would remove spouse/ children

  51. Tabled for Constitution Change

  52. Spousal Membership

  53. Should say ‘reapply’ in last sentence

  54. Chief Hatcher: not sure why they’d have to reapply

  55. Tabled for now

  56. Use of the Tribal Grounds

  57. Should say ‘injury’ not injure

  58. Chief Hatcher: make it a deposit & give it back if they clean up

  59. Alan mentioned costs (Water, electric, etc…)

  60. Chief Hatcher: doesn’t include office, just the grounds