591 Bluewater Rd, Aynor, SC 29511, United States

Phone (843) 358-6877

October 2016 Open Meeting Summary

November 30, 2016

Tribal Open Meeting Summary 10/21/2016 held at the Tribal Office in Aynor, SC


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

  2. Chief invited candidates for SC elections to meeting; Mal Hyman attended

  3. Mal Hyman: candidate vs Rep Rice, Poli-Sci teacher

    1. Members asked questions of Mr. Hyman to get a better idea of his policy issues

  4. Cemeteries: Elder Dan nominated Ray as trustee as of 10/8/2016

  5. September minutes read

    1. Mark motioned to accept; Dalton seconded

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

  6. Financial Report: Michelle via CNB site as of 10/18

    1. General Fund: $9619.33

    2. Building Fund: $4057.09

  7. Online Votes

    1. 10/3: Postpone open meeting to 10/14 due to Hurricane Matthew

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

    2. 10/10: Postpone open meeting to 10/21 due to Hurricane Matthew

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

  8. Old Business

    1. Cemetery Encroachment

      1. Letter sent to Mr. James

    2. Cemetery Trustees Update

      1. Paperwork not available yet

  9. New Business

    1. Dalton: apology to associate members who didn’t receive a newsletter

    2. Ballots can be emailed before 10/31 to voting members who didn’t receive one

    3. Constitution: send Dalton an email if you have questions before 10/31

    4. Investors proposal from CM John; tabled until next meeting

    5. Committee Reports

      1. Arts & Crafts: Susan

        1. 12/10 at 2pm: Class on how to make chokers: $35/ person (giving $10 back to tribe)

          1. Asking for permission to use office

            1. Mark: policy says rental if you make a profit

            2. Susan: won’t do it them or use trailer next door

            3.  Rick: need lights in there or drop cord & light

      2. Grants: Michelle

        1. SCAC paperwork received

      3. Pauwau: Michelle

        1. 3 RV spots left

        2. Important Dates: Nov 2: setup & bring a covered dish

          1. Nov 4: Mandatory volunteer meeting

          2. Nov 5-6: Pauwau

          3. Nov 12: Outbrief at El Cerro at 2pm in Conway

      4. Buildings & Grounds: Larry

        1. Asked PW committee to consider straw bundles

        2. Rick: need to spray for sand spurs before PW

          1. Mark: fire ant spray? Donnie said we were out

      5. Drum: Rick

        1. Getting back together

        2. Mark: grades for School Day?

          1. Susan: all; special needs through high school,1050 students

      6. Member Files (Office): Susan

        1. Probably be after holidays before getting back to it

      7.  Parking Lot & Shuttle: in CM John’s proposal

    6. Events

      1. Invited to Waccamaw-Siouan Festival on 11/12

      2. Invited to Massing of Colors on 11/12

      3. Elder Doug: start raising funds for Special Needs Fishing Tournament & advertise it

        1. Rick: need manpower

    7. Receipts

      1. Fuel: $59.81 Check 537

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

    8. Chief Hatcher

      1. Pauwau setup: cannot be here; 2nd Chief Phil will be here for audio setup

      2. Had a meeting with Brockington with Rick

        1. Federal recognition is looking good; possible problem with criteria E

        2. They will do the research

        3. They have good access with Mr. Clyburn

        4. We don’t pay if they don’t get us recognition

      3. Pauwau: always make sure two people are handling the money

        1. Governor, Lt Governor, County Council, Chiefs invited

      4. Election: Elders count the ballots

      5. Pee Dee Indians: invited former Chief Caulder to be in grand entry too

      6. Chloe Brianna Davis: minor of a member with guardianship

        1. Mark motioned; Susan seconded

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

      7. Linda A: Bachelor in Genealogy: giving diploma to her at Pauwau

    9. Susan: ANA training with Tap-E-Ya Bernie

      1. Grant for living village

        1. Could get enough money to also cover circus tent large enough to cover circle

      2. Grant for building the grounds up


Mark motioned to close the meeting; Homer seconded.

Meeting adjourned 8:45 pm.

Respectfully submitted by Michelle Hatcher on 11/30/16 at 10:45 am.






Please reload

Recent Posts

Please reload


Please reload


Please reload