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March 2019 Open Meeting Summary

Tribal Open Meeting Summary 3/1/2019 held at the Tribal Office in Aynor, SC

  1. CM’s Dalton, Marion, Alan, John, Robert, and CoC Rick present. Elders Doug, Becky, and Avalene present.

  2. Financial Report

  3. General Fund: $14,476.05

  4. Building Fund: $350.55

  5. Online Votes

  6. 2/13 Sign Property Deed

  7. Alan-yes, John-yes, Marion-yes, Dalton-yes, Rick-yes

  8. 2/21 Decide which equipment building to use

  9. Alan-yes, John-yes, Marion-yes, Dalton-yes, Rick-yes

  10. Purchase original item as discussed

  11. 2/27 Approve February Meeting Summary

  12. Alan-yes, John-abstain, Marion-yes, Dalton-yes, Rick-yes

  13. Old Business

  14. Cemetery Update

  15. John: how many cemeteries do we have?

  16. Hallman Cemetery: 5-6 sites

  17. One across field here at the office

  18. Homer’s family- Jewel Road?

  19. Ridge Road- in our names

  20. John: Are these deed, are there boundaries, who owns the land?

  21. Will we have the same fight on our hands with the others?

  22. Want to be proactive

  23. Let 2C Cheryl research

  24. Dalton: should probably set up a committee

  25. Rick: Jeffrey BEan has documentation and research on it

  26. New Business

  27. Donnie’s AC: 2 valves on the AC- reverse valve and one by it- one or both are bad

  28. Both valves need to be replaced

  29. James Air got it running ($85 service call), but now it’s back to not running

  30. Parts have warranty; Labor has no warranty, have to pay

  31. Dalton: what’s the bottom line?

  32. Rick: $500-700 to fix

  33. John:ducting issues too according to Donnie; Can James Air take care of it too?

  34. Rick: yes, probably $200

  35. Glenn C: he’ll probably want to put new duct work in

  36. Rick: have to tear up the floor to fix it

  37. Alan motioned to fix the unit up to $700; Rick seconded

  38. Alan-yes, John-yes, Marion-yes, Dalton-yes, Rick-yes

  39. Larry J: Horses at events

  40. Rick: therapy riding on Fishing Day

  41. Picked Larry for gathering the cost of the horse and upkeep for a year

  42. Larry: my horses are performance horses; kids can feed, but not ride

  43. Larry gave Council monthly upkeep figures; Larry will board the horse

  44. Approximately $1500/year (feed, shots, etc) per horse

  45. Rick: need older, calmer horses for therapy riding

  46. Horse cost: $300-500

  47. Larry: more people would stay during the Pauwau; charge to ride

  48. Do a Saturday event every month

  49. John: can we demo this to gauge interest?

  50. Robert: cost of the saddle, bridle?

  51. Larry: I have them

  52. Dalton: see if we can get someone to sponsor it

  53. As far as monthly fee, send out letter to members for donations

  54. John: shouldn’t we have events for tribal members instead of outsiders?

  55. Alan: at our events, the same people show up

  56. Dalton: we could do a potluck every month

  57. Alan: we could do a Fishing Day just for tribal kids

  58. Larry: have an old folks Fishing Day

  59. Elder Doug: send out email and survey for interest

  60. Dalton: we could combine them all into 1 day