Published On: Tue, Nov 26th, 2013

Tribal Council Agenda – Thursday, Dec. 5

9:00 a.m.         Request for Time – Juanita Wilson – WNC Leadership Initiative

 

9:10 a.m.         Request for Time – Mary Ensley – Property Dispute

 

9:20 a.m.         Authorize Cherokee Department of Transportation to enter into a BIA Road Maintenance Program contract renewal (Item No. 1)

 

9:30 am.          Approval of Five-Year Transportation Improvement Plan (TIP) for FY 2014-2018 (Item No. 2)

 

9:40 a.m.         Diane Valentine Sancak request to purchase three (3) buildable acres – or enough for three (3) homes – from Tribe on property located on Soco Mtn. below Rough Branch Community at $500 per acre (Item No. 3)

 

9:50 a.m.         Tabled Resolution No. 21 Cody Francis Driver request to purchase 4 acres of buildable tribal land located on the Boundary Tree Tract at $500 per acre (Item No. 4)

 

10:00 a.m.       Recognition of Solomon David McCoy (d) heirs, and assignment of Birdtown Community Parcel No. 225-D to Margaret Ethel McCoy and David Eugene McCoy (Item No. 5)

 

10:10 a.m.       Charles Adam Welch request that the transfer of property to the Agnes Lossiah Welch (d) heirs for Big Cove Community Parcel No. 231-A be approved without all signatures (Item No. 6)

 

10:20 a.m.       Recognition of Nellie Bird Trull (d) heirs and assignment of Wolfetown Community Parcel No. 1267-K to Nancy Marie Trull Driver, Harold Dennis Trull, and Sherry Darlene Trull Lambert (Item No. 7)

 

10:30 a.m.       Confirmation of Rita Faye Ramsey Martinez (d) Last Will & Testament and assignment of Wolfetown Parcel No.s 871, 872-A, 872-B, 875-B and 876 to Jose Guadalupe Martinez, Jr. (Item No. 8)

 

10:40 a.m.       Confirmation of Belma Jane Thompson Cubster (d) Last Will & Testament and Assignment of Cherokee County Parcel No. 130-C, Subject to HIP Assignment Cherokee County Parcel No. 130-D, Cherokee County Parcel No.s 130-E, 16, and 130-B, with a Subject to a Life Estate for Roger Keith George, and Alexis Regan George (Item No. 9)

 

10:50 a.m.       Confirmation of Wilma Carolyn Moles (d) Last Will & Testament and assignment of Painttown Community Parcel No. 157-A and Parcel No. 157-B to David Hyatt Reynolds, Jr. (Item No. 10)

 

11:00 a.m.       Amendment of Tribal Resolution No. 600 (2013) to assign Nell Will Rattler’s (d) Undivided Interest in Lower Cherokee Community Parcel No. 16-B to Mary Jo Washington Rogers (Item No. 11)

 

11:10 a.m.       Dorine Renea Reed requests power right-of-way be granted without the signature of Gracia Lucille Owle Wilnoty (Item No. 12)

 

11:20 a.m.       Elizabeth J. Ashley Maney request to be permitted to purchase Birdtown Community Parcel No. 670 Fisher Branch Housing, Goose Creek for housing purposes for the purchase price of one hundred seventy-four dollars ($174) (Item No. 13)

 

11:30 a.m.       Jacob Jackson Ivey request to be permitted to gather building stone in the 3200 Acre Tract Community section of the Tribal Reserve known as the Williams Cove area, for a period of one (1) year beginning on the approval of a Rock Permit by Tribal Business Committee, and ending one year from the date of approval (Item No. 14)

 

11:40 a.m.       Authorization for the Tribe to seek the support of Jackson County Commissioners in developing a collaborative approach to get street lights and sidewalks along the US 441 corridor in Jackson County, NC (Item No. 15)

 

11:50 a.m.       Request that Kituwah and its associated lands be protected and preserved in perpetuity, and be recognized and documented as a sacred site of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians (Item No. 16)

 

1:00 p.m.         Request for Time – Jim Cooper – Personal

 

1:10 p.m.         Appointment of Commissioner to Cherokee Tribal Gaming Commission (Item No. 17)

 

1:20 p.m.         Appointment of a member to the Tribal Alcoholic Beverage Control Commission (Item No. 18)

 

1:30 p.m.         Appointment of member to the Tribal Casino Gaming Enterprise Board of Advisors (Item No. 19)

 

1:40 p.m.         Request that the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians urge the Bureau of Indian Affairs to fulfill its fiduciary duty to tribes and perform all cadastral surveys regarding Indian Trust Land boundaries and that the Bureau of Indian Affairs work in collaboration with tribes in performing such surveys by receiving tribal input and maintaining all original field work notes as legal records (Item No. 20)

 

1:50 p.m.         Acknowledgement of the salary of former Principal Chief Jonathon L. Taylor, and that he is entitled to “full and irrevocable vested rights in the executive retirement plan and the amount set for the Executive Pension”, and shall be set at the annual amount of $30,214.60 as is specified under Tribal Law (Item No. 21)

 

2:00 p.m.         Tabled Resolution No. 22 – “Blackballing” of local TERO certified hotel, Cherokee Grand Hotel (Item No. 22)

 

2:10 p.m.         Tabled Ordinance No. 23 – Amendment to Cherokee Code Section 16-2.04 – “not to exceed amount” (Item No. 23)

 

2:20 p.m.         Tabled Ordinance No. 1 – Tribal Business Preference Law (Item No. 24)

 

2:30 p.m.         Tabled Ordinance No. 9 – Cherokee Code Chapter 92 – Tribal Business Preference Law – Amend to include the hiring of a Project Manager to oversee TERO (Item No. 25)

 

2:40 p.m.         Appointment of two (2) TERO Commissioners by Council to serve two-year terms (Item No. 26)

 

2:50 p.m.         Tabled Ordinance No. 33 – Amendment to Section 16C-9 – Budget Stabilization (Item No. 27)

 

3:00 p.m.         Protest – Resolution No. 39 (2013) – Doris Sharp request right-of-way be granted without the signature of Brittany Huskey (Item No. 28)

– TOP Office

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