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December 2017 Open Meeting Summary


Tribal Open Meeting Summary 12/01/2017 held at the Tribal Office in Aynor, SC

  1. CM’s John, Mark, Dalton, Robert, Jeania, and CoC Rick present. Elder Dan present. 2C Cheryl served as a proxy for Susan and arrived late.

  2. Financial Report

  3. General Fund: $15,149.46 (as of 11/30/2017 on CNB site)

  4. Building Fund: $1986.94 (as of 11/30/2017 on CNB site)

  5. Cemetery Fund: $531.26

  6. Online Votes

  7. 11/4 Pay fuel bill $72.17 Check 513

  8. Mark-yes, Robert-yes, Dalton-yes, Jeania-yes, John-yes, Rick-yes

  9. 11/17 Accept & Approve October Meeting Summary

  10. Mark-yes, Robert-yes, Dalton-yes, Jeania-yes, John-yes, Rick-yes

  11. 11/30 Give $100 each to Donnie & Michelle for tribal work

  12. Mark-yes, Robert-yes, Dalton-yes, Jeania-yes, John-yes, Rick-yes

  13. Old Business

  14. Elder Position: Interview Becky Smith

  15. Jeania- are you prepared for the position

  16. Becky-yes

  17. Mark: based on attendance & speaking to her previously, no questions

  18. Dalton: same, she attends regularly

  19. Rick: Will you be okay around these old guys?

  20. Becky-yes

  21. Rick: motion to accept Becky as an Elder; Mark seconded

  22. Mark-yes, Robert-yes, Dalton-yes, Jeania-yes, John-yes, Rick-yes

  23. Rick swore Becky into Elder position

  24. Chief of Elders to ask Avalene to resign after checking into whether Chief Hatcher has sent her a letter

  25. Mark: possible to have honorary Elder positions? Leave the name, but none of the responsibility?

  26. New Business

  27. Waccamaw Family Day 2/17

  28. Alan: looking into Low Country Boil & BBQ prices

  29. Mark: and chips & hot dogs for children

  30. Mark to also check prices of a pig with sides

  31. Need drinks (cans, lemonade, water, or tea)

  32. Games: cornhole, horseshoes, karaoke, egg toss

  33. Time: 11-5:30, lunch at 1

  34. 2C Cheryl to bring fireworks

  35. Entertainment by Chief Hatcher on guitar

  36. Craft lessons with Susan?

  37. 2C Cheryl says yes

  38. Fishing at the pond

  39. Archery tournament for kids & adults: $50 prize for each?

  40. Elder Dan: do jewelry as prizes for 2nd & 3rd place

  41. Rick: motion for the tribe to allot $100 in total prize fund for Family Day; Mark seconded

  42. Mark-yes, Robert-yes, Dalton-yes, Jeania-yes, John-yes, Rick-yes, 2c Cheryl (Susan)-yes

  43. Facebook Event post

  44. Michelle: don’t just click “like,” be sure to share it so it reaches more people

  45. Elder Dan: why not have someone do face painting?

  46. Alan: have people drumming

  47. Rick: what about pony rides?

  48. Mark: we would need to rope off the area and make sure someone is watching at all times

  49. Email your friends

  50. John: create a call chain

  51. 2C Cheryl: could do a robocall

  52. Dalton: in the future: free to members, $5 for non-members?

  53. Winter Solstice 12/21 (Thurs)

  54. Public ceremony 12/16 (Sat)

  55. Elder Becky: suggest everyone bring their own lunch

  56. Rick: the tribe could provide breakfast; others to bring covered dish to be shared by everyone

  57. Mark: sausage & pancakes: cheaper than biscuits

  58. Committee Reports