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June 2018 Open Meeting Summary

June 22, 2018

Tribal Open Meeting Summary 6/1/2018  held at the Tribal Office in Aynor, SC


  1. CM’s, Mark, Dalton, and Susan present. John served as aCoC. Elders Glenn T, and Ronnie present.

  2. May minutes

    1. Susan-abstain, John abstain

    2. Vote postponed until July meeting/ quorum

  3. Financial Report: Mark A

    1. Presented a monthly ledger of 2018 for the General Fund categorizing income & expenses

      1. Current General Fund: $11.339.73

    2. Building Fund unchanged: $1,917.40

    3. Cemetery Fund: $531.26

  4. Online Votes

    1. 5/12 Allow funds for Loris Bog-Off

      1. Dalton: mixed up name; should have been for Aynor Hoe Down

      2. Susan-yes, Mark-yes, Dalton-yes, John-yes

    2. 5/23 Allow tribe to pay for a dinner with a possible investor

      1. Susan-yes, Mark-yes, Dalton-yes, John-yes

  5. Old Business

    1. Cemetery Update

      1. Chief: 2C Cheryl is supposed to get an update today with the new deed

      2. John T: think the extra money should be set aside for fences & signs

  6. New Business

    1. Receipts

      1. Fuel $55.04 Check 696

        1. Susan-yes, Mark-yes, Dalton-yes, John-yes

      2. Color Guard uniform ribbons & shirts: $81.43 Check 697

        1. Susan-yes, Mark-yes, Dalton-yes, John-yes

    2. Committee Reports

      1. Buildings & Grounds: Glenn C

        1. Weedeated

        2. Work Day 6/2 with Mike G cooking

        3. Pipe to lay

      2. Arts & Crafts: Susan

        1. 6/16 at 2pm: class on chokers

          1. Cost: $40; some money goes back to the tribe

      3. Language: Brandi

        1. Let her know if you are interested so she can set up classes or send Michelle an email

        2. Chief: suggest putting the lessons the website with worksheets for people to email back to you

      4. Pauwau: Michelle/ Glenn C

        1. Red Oak: Jason not responding; will try to contact again

          1. Susan: UMC grant could be for drum lessons

        2. Hog Heaven fundraiser: 6/12: 8 tickets left @ $20 each; half goes back to tribe

        3. Volunteers: email the PW Committee

        4. We will have 1 vendor to provide volunteer meals: Smokin’ Carolina

          1. Brandi: I’ve volunteered to cook for School Day

        5. Chief: If you put it up, tear it down; leave the grounds as you found them

    3. Chief

      1. Color Guard: Shane S, John T, Alan F, Ronnie F

        1. SCIAC wants to do a Veterans’ Branch: need a chair

          1. Shane wants the position

          2. Mike G volunteered

          3. People will be interviewed

      2. CMA

        1. Survey said they would do the hiring/ firing even if we sent someone up there; she wanted a way to discipline people- I told her to notify me

        2. CMA received a grant to show tribes how to grow crops

          1. I don’t want people putting us into a grant that they we didn’t agree to

            1. John T: do we have recourse?

              1. Chief: it’s in negotiation; we can write the grantor & request our name be taken off

      3. SCIAC would like to have a Voter’s Drive: need people to vote

      4. Art: game parts will require a hunter’s permit to put on the art

    4. Elders

      1. Dalton: have newsletters to fold, tape, & stamp; read to Council

    5. Alan F: solstice date?

      1. John T: 6/23

    6. Chief: introduced Dr Tracey from HGTC: Anthropology professor


Dalton motioned to close the meeting; Mark seconded.

Meeting adjourned 7:50 pm.

Respectfully submitted by Michelle Hatcher on 6/21/18 at 11:36 pm.


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