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May 2019 Open Meeting Summary

Tribal Open Meeting Summary 5/3/2019 held at the Tribal Office in Aynor, SC

  1. CM’s Dalton, Alan, Susan, Robert, John, and CoC Rick present. Elders Doug, Becky, and Avalene present. 2C Cheryl present.

  2. Financial Report

  3. General Fund: $9,210.19

  4. Building Fund: $450.55

  5. Online Votes

  6. 4/11 Allow PW Committee up to $500 for fundraiser tickets

  7. Robert-yes, Susan-yes, Alan-yes, John-yes, Dalton-yes, Rick-yes

  8. 4/25 Accept April Meeting Summary

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

  10. Old Business

  11. Donnie’s AC

  12. Ductwork needs repairing

  13. New Business

  14. Committee Reports

  15. Buildings & Grounds

  16. Wayne T, Ronnie H, Chris H, Donnie H cleaned pond & weedeated

  17. Wayne T donated aquatic Roundup

  18. Thanks to all who helped with the Dance Circle- electric all around

  19. Water run to the pond; someone took the sink (have purchased one)

  20. Water & electric to Fire Circle

  21. Pipe ran for hookups to Tractor Shed/ where Chief parks his RV

  22. Water leaks in office- probably have to replace all of the pipes

  23. John T: thanks to Glenn C & his brother for cooking during Work Day

  24. 2C Cheryl: Wayne T left a voicemail saying he sprayed; also left baits for rats

  25. Possible to get a construction office to turn into bathrooms; 2C Cheryl to talk to the man (Mr. Frye)

  26. He has a 10x45, 8x45; 2 of each; he said he would work with us on payment

  27. Use as a bathroom or museum

  28. He said he would remove things here if needed; delivery & setup

  29. Elder Becky: didn’t Charles Creech draw up plans for the bathhouse?

  30. Chief: museum

  31. 2C Cheryl: it would help with year-round RV camping

  32. Arts & Crafts: Susan

  33. Sent the last manual to Council to review

  34. Looking for more items from the manual

  35. John T: think Council should take over the certification process

  36. Motion to make Tribal Council responsible for certifying artists; Robert seconded

  37. Robert-yes, Susan-yes, Alan-yes, John-yes, Dalton-yes, Rick-yes

  38. Dalton: we should rebuild the committee ASAP

  39. Pauwau: Dalton

  40. Tidal Wave Fundraiser

  41. 200 tickets; they buy back all unused tickets

  42. If we sell them all, we make $1000

  43. 2C Cheryl/ Dalton: was the check given to the car wash company signed or blank?

  44. Susan: the amount isn’t filled in because you settle up at the end of the fundraiser

  45. HGTC Fundraiser: 2C Cheryl

  46. Meet with Joe Bonaparte & Chef Umberto next Thursday to discuss our responsibility as far as food, donations, etc…

  47. They will promote and assist with ticket sales

  48. Would like to establish for Native students

  49. 2C Cheryl motioned that the tribe be willing to procure donated foods & establish a scholarship of $500 out of the profits gained from ticket sales; Dalton & John T seconded & third

  50. Robert-yes, Susan-yes, Alan-yes, John-yes, Dalton-yes, Rick-yes

  51. John T: what happens if food isn’t donated?

  52. 2C Cheryl: it’s our responsibility to get food, but they know where to get it

  53. 2C Cheryl: we can also do silent auctions & have drum & dane there like with Scouts presentation

  54. Continue selling ads

  55. John T: any thoughts of putting ads on the website?

  56. Dalton: haven’t heard back from Doug; will try again

  57. Still looking for volunteers

  58. Submit stories for next year’s book now