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October 2016 Open Meeting Summary

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

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

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

  6. September minutes read

  7. Mark motioned to accept; Dalton seconded

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

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

  10. General Fund: $9619.33

  11. Building Fund: $4057.09

  12. Online Votes

  13. 10/3: Postpone open meeting to 10/14 due to Hurricane Matthew

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

  15. 10/10: Postpone open meeting to 10/21 due to Hurricane Matthew

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

  17. Old Business

  18. Cemetery Encroachment

  19. Letter sent to Mr. James

  20. Cemetery Trustees Update

  21. Paperwork not available yet

  22. New Business

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

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

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

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

  27. Committee Reports

  28. Arts & Crafts: Susan

  29. 12/10 at 2pm: Class on how to make chokers: $35/ person (giving $10 back to tribe)

  30. Asking for permission to use office

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

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

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

  34. Grants: Michelle

  35. SCAC paperwork received

  36. Pauwau: Michelle

  37. 3 RV spots left

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

  39. Nov 4: Mandatory volunteer meeting

  40. Nov 5-6: Pauwau

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

  42. Buildings & Grounds: Larry

  43. Asked PW committee to consider straw bundles

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

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

  46. Drum: Rick

  47. Getting back together

  48. Mark: grades for School Day?

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

  50. Member Files (Office): Susan

  51. Probably be after holidays before getting back to it

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

  53. Events

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

  55. Invited to Massing of Colors on 11/12

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

  57. Rick: need manpower

  58. Receipts

  59. Fuel: $59.81 Check 537

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

  61. Chief Hatcher

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

  63. Had a meeting with Brockington with Rick

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

  65. They will do the research

  66. They have good access with Mr. Clyburn

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

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

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

  70. Election: Elders count the ballots

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

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

  73. Mark motioned; Susan seconded

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

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

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

  77. Grant for living village

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

  79. 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.

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