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May 2018 Open Meeting Summary

Tribal Open Meeting Summary 5/4/2018 held at the Tribal Office in Aynor, SC

  1. CM’s Jeania, Robert, Mark, Dalton, and Rick present. Elders Glenn T, Doug,Ronnie, and Becky present. 2C Cheryl present.

  2. Financial Report

  3. General Fund: $11,364.79

  4. Building Fund: $1,917.40

  5. Cemetery Fund: $531.26

  6. Online Votes

  7. 4/19 Cemetery Vote: whether to accept the proposal

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

  9. 4/22 Accept April Minutes

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

  11. Old Business

  12. Finder’s Fee proposal: 2C Cheryl

  13. Doesn’t look good; terms aren’t good for us

  14. Website lists their name in different spellings

  15. Westgate

  16. Has means to invest and could do horses & tipis in several forms (traditional through glamping)

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

  18. Please send emails to Dalton to discuss

  19. Jeania: why don’t we not have membership fees?

  20. Dalton: I have considered it, but we have more kids on the books than grandparents and have to think about 7 generations unborn

  21. New Business

  22. Receipts

  23. Fuel: $81.33 Check 693

  24. Jeania-yes, Robert-yes, Mark-yes, Dalton-yes, Rick-yes

  25. Solstice: $39.32 Check 694

  26. Jeania-yes, Robert-yes, Mark-yes, Dalton-yes, Rick-yes

  27. Events

  28. Horse Ride: Larry J

  29. It was a nice day; 34 people attended

  30. Mark: gout our name out there; thanks to Larry and all who helped

  31. Fishing Day: Rick

  32. Successful, but not as many kids as last year; thanks to all who helped

  33. Committee Reports

  34. Buildings & Grounds: Glenn C

  35. Thanks to Larry J, John T, and others for helping with WOrk Day

  36. Most of the gable is done; worksheet has been updated

  37. Work Day 6/2

  38. Mike Graham will be cooking

  39. Last month’s minutes- it was Charles Hughes’ tractor (5(C(i)(9)), April Meeting Summary)

  40. Elder Doug: the cemetery tombstones need to be acid-washed

  41. Glenn C: you have to be careful doing that

  42. Pauwau: Michelle/ Glenn C

  43. Narrowing down drum choices

  44. Looking at Red Oak and Warpaint

  45. 6/12 Hog Heaven Fundraiser; Georgia is selling tickets

  46. Looking for Volunteers for Pauwau2018

  47. Budget in Google Drive; updated monthly for Council review

  48. Socastee Heritage Festival: $22 raised; Blue Angels flying overhead; flyers given out

  49. Drum

  50. Took it to Socastee Heritage Festival; Chris & Carson had something come up

  51. Raffle for lawn mower drawn: Dave Cox won & was notified during the meeting

  52. 2nd Chief Cheryl

  53. Governing Body, please verify your contact information on these sheets to be submitted to the State

  54. JR-HH-05-01-2018-001: Appointment to External Position

  55. Appoint Ms. Jerri Hunter to serve as the Riverkeeper & Representative for the SCIAC Women’s Alliance

  56. Dalton motioned; Mark seconded

  57. Jeania-yes, Robert-yes, Mark-yes, Dalton-yes, Rick-yes

  58. Elders

  59. Museum Article: Honoring the Warrior Tradition of Native Americans by Dave Spiva

  60. Museum scheduled to be unveiled in 2020

  61. Link to article (pg 36 in VFW Magazine):{%22page%22:%2238%22,%22issue_id%22:486403}

  62. Brandi Rayne Merithew Al-amasi

  63. If interested in learning language, let her know so she can create lesson plans

Dalton motioned to close the meeting; Mark seconded.

Meeting adjourned 8:30 pm.

Respectfully submitted by Michelle Hatcher on 5/19/18 at 8:55 pm.

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