Published On: Wed, Jul 13th, 2011

Tribal Council Agenda – Thursday, July 14

*** Indicates a timed item.  The individual(s) has/have been notified to appear before Council at this specific time.  Please consider this.

***9:10 a.m. –  Recognition of National Senior Game Participants – Janell Rattler

 

***9:20 a.m. – Recognition of Tribal Program retirees (please note only those individuals who have signed a release in HR will be recognized)

 

***9:30 a.m. – “Project Lazarus” presentation – Request for time – Juanita Wilson

 

***9:40 a.m. – Request for time – Right-of-way issue for Frank Driver – Diamond Brown

 

***9:50 a.m. – Report from VOC – Kimlyn S. Lambert 

 

***10:00 a.m. – Tabled Res. No. 739 (11) – Last will & testament of Martha Agnes George Swilling (d)   (Item No. 1)

 

***10:10 a.m. – Protest by Samuel Walkingstick & Omer Buchanan Jr. on ratified Res. No. 743 (11) – Recognition of successors in interest to Ruby Lee Reagan Toineeta (d)   (Item No. 2) 

 

***10:20 a.m. – Recognition of successors in interest to Everett Craig Hornbuckle (d)   (Item No. 3) 

 

***10:30 a.m. – Recognition of successors in interest to Laverna Ray Hornbuckle (d)   (Item No. 4)

 

***10:40 a.m. – Recognition of successors in interest to Amy Emma Welch Reid (d)   (Item No. 5)

 

***10:50 a.m. – Last will & testament of Julia Ann Griffin Fortner (d)   (Item No. 6)

 

***11:00 a.m. – Marion T. Teesateskie, surviving spouse of Frank E. Teesateskie (d), desires that Council recognize her as sole owner of Parcel No. 405 located in the Snowbird Community, containing 58 acres, more or less  (Item No. 7) 

 

11:10 a.m. – Request for Council to establish a Constitution Project, Task Force, and Ballot Initiative – submitted by Terri Henry  ( Item No. 8) 

 

11:20 a.m. –   Request for limited waiver of sovereign immunity between EBCI and UBS Institutional Consulting/UBS Financial Services, Inc., only with respect to the consulting services agreement   (Item No. 9)

 

11:30 a.m. – Approval of Forest Management Plan for an additional three-year period, with expiration date of July 31, 2014   (Item No. 10)

 

11:40 a.m. – Request for permission for Center for Cherokee Plants, etc., to work with Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice to research, discuss, develop & propose legal strategies to protect and preserve integrity of community ownership of Cherokee traditional knowledge   – submitted by Big Cove Community Club   (Item No. 11)

 

11:50 a.m. – Office of Attorney General authorized to research legal questions regarding existence of first descendant life estates and validity of wills affecting Cherokee County Tracts 32 and 35   (Item No. 12) 

 

12:00 p.m. – Principal Chief and Chairman of Council request the US Attorney for Western District of NC to appoint Tribal Prosecutor as Special Assistant United States Attorney   (Item No. 13) 

 

1:00 p.m. –  Appointments to Tribal Alcoholic Beverage Control Commission – Bob Blankenship, Collette Coggins, Jody Bradley Lipscomb, Brian Saunooke, Pepper Taylor   (Item No. 14)

 

1:10 p.m. – Amendment to operating agreement for Sequoyah National Golf Club LLC – held over from June 2011 Council   (Item No. 15) 

 

1:20 p.m. – Amendment to Res. No. 373 (1960) regarding assignment of life estates to non-enrolled spouses of enrolled members – submitted by Slick Saunooke   (Item No. 16)

 

1:30 p.m. –  Tabled Ord. No. 691 (11) – Request that Council rescind Ord. No. 959, reinstate Res. No. 58, and require BIA Forestry, EBCI Office of Environment & Natural Resources, and Timber & Natural Resources Committee submit amendment to EBCI Forest Management Plan that best meets firewood cutting needs of both possessory holders and requirements of Endangered Species Act of 1973   (Item No. 17) 

 

1:40 p.m. – Tabled Ord. No. 704 (11) – Ch. 14.  Criminal Law, Article XIV.A Controlled Substances –Ordinance amendment   (Item No. 18) 

 

1:50 p.m. – Tabled Ord. No. 707 (11) – Request by B Ensley that Council rescind Ord. No. 532 (11) regarding Chapter 113, Hunting & Fishing, Cherokee Code Article II. Regulating Private Hunting and Fishing on Possessory Holding of Another   (Item No. 19) 

 

2:00 p.m. – Tabled Ord. No. 734 (11) – TERO Commission requests that term limits be abolished for commissioners   (Item No. 20) 

 

2:10 p.m. – Tabled Ord. No. 735 (11) – Ch. 100.  Parks, Recreation & Public Places, Article I, Cherokee Action Sports Park – Ordinance amendment   (Item No. 21) 

 

2:20 p.m. – New ordinances that need to be deemed read & tabled for 25 days 

 

– Ordinance amendment to Cherokee Code Section 16A-5(c)  – limitations to Annual Budget of TCGE  – submitted by Slick Saunooke   (Item No. 22)

 

– Ordinance amendment to Cherokee Code Section 16B-5(c)  – limitations to Annual Budget of TBE – submitted by Slick Saunooke   (Item No. 23) 

 

– Ordinance amendment to Cherokee Code Section 16-2.13 – limitations to  Annual Budget of TGC – submitted by Slick Saunooke   (Item No. 24)

 

– Ordinance amendment to Cherokee Code 18-B – Regulation of Alcoholic Beverages – submitted by Bob Blankenship, TABCC Chairperson   (Item No. 25) 

 

– Ordinance amendment to Sec. 105-5 – Tribal Levy – submitted by Division of Budget & Finance   (Item No. 26)

 

– Ordinance amendment to Cherokee Code re: Judicial Branch – submitted by Cherokee Court   (Item No. 27) 

 

– Ordinance amendment to Sec. 49-2.  Qualifications for enrollment – submitted by Enrollment Committee   (Item No. 28) 

 

– Ordinance to establish a Tribal Intergovernmental Committee – submitted by Terri Henry    (Item No. 29)

 

– Ordinance amendment to Sec. 143.10 – Fire Code – submitted by  Budget & Finance on behalf of Steve Smith, CFD  (Item No. 30) 

 

***Banishment Items as necessary

 – TOP Office

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