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April 2018 Open Summary

Tribal Open Meeting Summary 4/6/2018 held at the Tribal Office in Aynor, SC

  1. CM’s Susan, John, Robert, Dalton, and Rick present. Elders Dan, Glenn T, Doug, and Becky present. 2C Cheryl, Chief Hatcher present.

  2. Financial Report

  3. General Fund: $11,051.63

  4. Building Fund: $1,917.40

  5. Cemetery Fund: $531.26

  6. Online Votes

  7. Accept March Minutes

  8. Yes with change to add 2C’s to attendance at the of the summary

  9. Susan-yes, John-yes, Robert-yes, Dalton-yes, Rick-yes

  10. Old Business

  11. Cemetery Encroachment

  12. 2C Cheryl: Terry would like to set up a time to talk to Tribal Council & Elders either Mon-Fri or at the next Council meeting

  13. Chief: have to think he will charge from the time he leaves his office till he leaves here

  14. Dalton: why don’t we have him pick the morning and 4 of us go?

  15. Rick: motion to let Cheryl set up the meeting

  16. Dalton: only days I can’t go are Mon & Fri because of Dr appointments

  17. Susan: I can’t go the first week in May; Chief can’t go 10th-11th

  18. Elder Dan: can’t go 19th

  19. John: let’s not make it for 8am

  20. John: they didn’t like our counterproposal

  21. New Business

  22. Receipts

  23. Fuel: $28.30 Check 526

  24. Resolution: Resolution Number: DH-04-06-2018-001 Subject: Exemption of membership fees for age, length of service, or large donations: First Reading

  25. Susan: are there records to show who has donated?

  26. Dalton: we already do

  27. Susan: for permanently disabled/ unable to work- by whose standards?

  28. Dalton: the federal government

  29. Jerri H: it may be stated as as physically disabled or disabled

  30. Glenn: let them show the federal government, but let Council have final say?

  31. 2C Cheryl: keep it simple; otherwise, you’ll run into ADA and discrimination issues

  32. John: just because you’re disabled, doesn’t mean you’re poor

  33. Jerri H: state loss of limbs, more detailed

  34. Dalton: don’t want to list every disability

  35. Glenn: 2C Cheryl mentioned it & it got overlooked: no other financial means

  36. Susan: I look at it like this: I got my membership based on me, not me + 1 & same for lots of people here

  37. Dalton: we’re over-complicating this; if they’re disabled, let’s waive the fee; if they want to donate, let them donate

  38. Committee Reports

  39. Buildings & Grounds: Glenn

  40. A/c fan motor fixed

  41. Reimbursement $66.83 Check 527

  42. To-do list for B&G will be in the office & you will be signed off for the work you do; changes monthly

  43. Water to the pond to wash hands will cost approx $172.00

  44. Glenn will be donating a sink but it needs a base

  45. Electrical for circle done in 3 phases; different ways to get there:

  46. Type: Underground: 60 amp + box: 7-14 vendor spaces: $418.89

  47. Type: In Conduit: 50/60 amp: 7-14 vendor spaces: $463.63

  48. Type: Rewiring as it is: 7-14 vendor spaces: $207.64

  49. 400amp meter base with 400amp breaker /200amp beside: $275.90

  50. Roughly $2100 for all three phases

  51. Chief Hatcher: are you a licensed electrician?

  52. Glenn: no, you’ll have to talk to Duke Energy

  53. Mathea: Brad’s a Master Electrician

  54. Rick: motion to allot $2500 for electrical; Susan seconded

  55. Susan-yes, John-abstain, Robert-yes, Dalton-yes, Rick-yes

  56. Chief Hatcher: let’s get a permit for it

  57. Glenn: we can change what we have now legally

  58. Work days are rain or shine

  59. Drum Arbor: raise with dirt or concrete; need to price