June 2021 Open Meeting Summary


Tribal Open Meeting Summary 6/4/2021 held via Zoom

  1. CM’s Susan, Marie, Glenn, Alan, and CoC Dalton present. VC Cheryl and Filekeeper Starla present. Kevin D and Carol Ann also present.

  2. Financial Report (as of 6/2/2021, 11:45am on the CNB site)

  3. General Fund: $15,191.18

  4. Building Fund: $4598.29

  5. Cemetery Fund: $100.00

  6. New Business

  7. Online Votes

  8. 5/14 Create Cemetery Bank Account & allow SCIAC to camp on grounds

  9. Susan-yes, yes; Marie-yes,yes; Alan-yes, yes; Glenn-yes with stipulations, no; Dalton-yes,yes

  10. 5/19 May 2021 Meeting Summary accepted with changes

  11. Susan-yes, Marie-yes, Glenn-yes, Alan-yes, Dalton-yes

  12. Receipts

  13. Fuel: $75.27

  14. Tractor: $56.50

  15. Alan motioned to accept all receipts; Marie seconded

  16. Susan-yes, Marie-yes, Glenn-yes, Alan-yes, Dalton-yes

  17. Fuel: Check 814 General Fund

  18. Tractor: Check 1060 Building Fund

  19. Discussion: In-person meetings beginning August or September

  20. Dalton: close to 50% adults are vaccinated

  21. Alan: How many in tribal government have had their shots?

  22. A few haven’t

  23. How can we do social distancing and masks?

  24. Marie: just had two tests and both were negative; can’t get the shot right now

  25. Susan: let unvaccinated participate via Zoom

  26. At the office, we can suggest they wear masks

  27. Dalton: long-term, I would like to have the office set up with both Zoom and in-person meetings

  28. Susan: When do you want to have the first in-person meeting?

  29. Dalton: try a first run in July

  30. Create a Facebook message with Zoom link or tell them to have mask with them

  31. Susan/ Marie motioned to have the first in-person meeting in July with Zoom link available; Alan seconded

  32. Susan-yes, Marie-yes, Glenn-yes, Alan-yes, Dalton-yes

  33. Committee Reports

  34. Building & Grounds: Glenn

  35. Cleaned up a fallen tree

  36. Weedeating to be done

  37. Alan: anything on sewer?

  38. Glenn: no

  39. Chief Hatcher: they have to ask a bunch of questions

  40. Arts and Crafts

  41. Alan: meeting on 6/28 to look at the exhibit and storage

  42. They would like to give a small space for each recognized tribe

  43. Going to try to do Zoom with it too

  44. Chief Hatcher: would like to see rank feathers for Council

  45. Susan: designed the layout for chokers for Council, 2C, Chief

  46. Can come up with one for other offices

  47. Will email a copy to Council

  48. Pauwau

  49. Pauwau Business cards ordered

  50. Flyers ready to be made

  51. Most demonstrators are nailed down for this year

  52. Look at different fundraisers

  53. Susan: School Day: 10 letters sent to superintendents, received 1 letter back from school who has never been here

  54. Next meeting 6/10/2021 6:30pm via Zoom

  55. Campground

  56. Glenn: no update from GSWSA, other than they had to order parts

  57. Files

  58. Glenn: met two Saturdays ago and agreed to let Carol Ann do calls on membership questionnaire

  59. Carol Ann: still missing what’s missing in the files

  60. Marie: will get it to her soon

  61. Voted to put Marie as point-of-contact for Carol Ann

  62. Sent out a few ID cards this week

  63. Glenn: next meeting 6/19/2021; also Fire Ceremony day

  64. Glenn: all mail for files/ files committee goes to the tribal office

  65. Susan

  66. Received a phone call from a lady at the office wanting to go in

  67. Told her we didn’t have someone there at the office; she was upset

  68. Need a sign for the door (ex: office hours)

  69. Looking at bank account transactions

  70. Electric bill: make sure everything is turned off when you leave

  71. Bank accounts

  72. Dirt needs to come from the B&G fund

  73. That money needs to be moved back to General Fund

  74. Need to make sure money is coming from the right account

  75. Michelle: tell me which account you want things to come from

  76. VC Cheryl

  77. Are we going to use the same template for the newsletter?

  78. Glenn: give Debra J something to go by, let her create, and bring it to Council

  79. We need an Information Person

  80. Glenn: think the newsletter should have something from all departments

  81. Hard to pinpoint one person, but Debra J may be able to do it

  82. Susan: like the program book, it’s hard to get individual people to add their item

  83. Went out and got my own

  84. VC Cheryl: do you have a template to give her?

  85. Susan: on top of it; talked to Glenn earlier

  86. Chief Hatcher

  87. Phil White resigned as 2C; replacing him with Alan

  88. Leaves an empty Council seat

  89. Alan saves me time in Columbia

  90. Glenn: concerned he can be 2C and non-core

  91. VC Cheryl: Vice Chief and Chief have to be core, but not 2C

  92. Chief Hatcher: there is an isn’t a problem with the clause in the constitution

  93. I think that Council could make an exception

  94. Glenn: if you set these stipulations, you’re going to have fewer that can be Chief

  95. Chief Hatcher: I agree

  96. Chief Hatcher: the thing that created that clause possibly arose from the land and people wanting to take over the tribe

  97. VC Cheryl: They were laying out where they were going to build things

  98. Blood quantum would be the end of tribes

  99. Chief Hatcher: can’t ignore the rights of people who work for us, but we don’t want to open the position to crooks either

  100. Perhaps require a certain amount of time on Council first

  101. Alan and Starla C to work on applications together

  102. Work by email

  103. Use embossing seal on the original

  104. Glenn: Two packages at the office

  105. Susan: will be picked up Monday


Susan motioned to close the meeting; Marie seconded.

Meeting adjourned at 8:25 pm.

Respectfully submitted by Michelle Hatcher on 6/14/2021 at 2:09 pm.