Published On: Mon, Nov 3rd, 2014

Tribal Council Agenda for Thursday, Nov. 6

  1. Call to order – Chairwoman Terri Henry
  2. Prayer –  
  • Roll Call
  1. Orders of the Day

 

Ordinance request to allow corrections to the Base Roll (Item No. 1)

 

Amendment to Preference Law Ordinance, to combine Chapters 92 & 95 (Item No. 2)

 

Amendment to Ordinance No. 352 (2004) (Item No. 3)

 

Amendment to Cherokee Code Section 14-95.5 – Possession of a controlled substance (Item No. 4)

 

Amendment to Cherokee Code Chapter 50 (Item No. 5)

 

  1. Reports & Announcements
  2. Requests for Time

 

9:30 a.m.         Request for Time – DeLanna Studi and the Kenan Institute for the Arts

 

9:40 a.m.         Request for Time – Charles Penick – Road Issue and Birdtown Cemetery Construction

 

9:50 a.m.         Request for Time – Skooter McCoy – New General Manager of Cherokee Boys Club

 

10:00 a.m.       Request for Time – Diane Valentine Sancak – Rough Branch Gym budget approval and allocation of monies

 

  • Agenda Items

 

10:10 a.m.      Protest of Resolution No. 261 (2014) – FY 2015 Budgets (Item No.6)

 

10:20 a.m.      Protest of the Pay Raise for Tribal Council and rescinding of all legislation that violates Section 7 of the Charter & Governing Document. (Item No. 7)

 

10:30 a.m.      Recognition of Geneva Rose Sneed Jackson (D) heirs and assignment of property (Item No. 8)

 

10:40 a.m.      Confirmation of Kenneth Eugene Rogers, Sr. (D) Last Will & Testament and assignment of property (Item No. 9)

 

10:50 a.m.      Confirmation of Bettie Jane Brown Millsaps, A.K.A. Bettie Jane Millsaps Brown (D) Last Will & Testament and assignment of property (Item No. 10)

 

11:00 a.m.       Budget Amendments:

Destination Marketing FY 2015 (Item No. 11)

Economic & Community Development FY 2015 (Item No. 12)

SHIP FY 2015 (Item No. 13)

Regulatory & Compliance FY 2015 (Item No, 14)

Family Safety Services FY 2015 (Item No. 15)

PSCC FY 2015 (Item No. 16)

 

11:10 a.m.       Donation Request – 2014 Robbinsville Black Knights Mites Football Team – $500 (Item No. 17)

 

11:20 a.m.       Authorization for Destination Marketing Office to submit an application package to the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) in the amount of $50,000 for FY 2015 (Item No. 18)

 

11:30 a.m.       Authorization  for the Kituwah Preservation & Education Program be authorized to submit an application package to the Cherokee Preservation Foundation (CPF) in the amount of $295,690 for FY 2015 (Item No. 19)

 

11:40 a.m.       Authorization for the Cherokee Diabetes Program to apply for and accept funds from the Special Diabetes Program for Indians, of the Indian Health Service, on behalf of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians up to $324,300 (Item No. 20)

 

11:50 a.m.       Authorization for the Cherokee Diabetes Program to apply for and accept funds from the Department of Health and Human Services, Indian Health Services up to $1,184,081 (Item No. 21)

 

12:00 p.m.      LUNCH

 

1:00 p.m.         Authorization for the Cherokee Senior Citizens Program to continue to apply for and receive funds from the Department of Health and Human Services Administration of Aging up to $49,830 (Item No. 22)

 

1:10 p.m.         Authorization for the Transit Program to submit an application for federal and state funding from the North Carolina Department of Transportation for FY 2016 up to $241,424 with a Tribal Match of $76,178 from the Grant Match fund (Item No. 23)

 

1:20 p.m.         Authorization for the Transit Program to sumit and application for funding for FY 2016 and enter into an agreement with the NCDOT to provide public transportation services and receive funding up to $138,775 with a Tribal Match of $138,774 from the Grant Match fund (Item No. 24)

 

1:30 p.m.         Authorization for the Qualla Boundary Head Start Program to apply for and accept funds from the DHHS ACE, Office of Head Start up to $2,726,249 for budget period 02/01/2015 – 01/31/2016 (Item No. 25)

 

1:40 p.m.         Big Y Community request funding to immediately expand the broadband system to the Big Y Community building. (Item No. 26)

 

1:50 p.m.         COLA raises for Tribal Employees for FY 2016 (Item No. 27)

 

2:00 p.m.         Agreement that there will be no outsourcing of any of the operations performed by either of the casinos owned and operated by the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians (Item No. 28)

 

2:10 p.m.         Request that Tribal Council look in to and order an investigation into the Enrollment files for possible fraud and an outside Investigative Legal Team be hired by the Tribe, and that a tribal attorney be terminated for violating tribal law (Item No. 29)

 

2:20 p.m.         Tabled Resolution No. 225 – TERO Chapter Replacement (Item No. 30)

 

2:30 p.m.         Tabled Resolution No. 276 – Amendment to Code Section 16C-10 Technology Enhancement Fund (Item No. 31)

 

2:40 p.m.         Tabled Ordinance No. 277 – Amendment to Cherokee Code, Cherokee Broadband Enterprises (Item No. 32)

 

2:50 p.m.         Tabled Resolution No. 299 – EBCI Information Technology Strategic Working Group (Item No. 33)

 

3:00 p.m.         Tabled Resolution No. 372 – Resolution to grant right-of-way to Hubert, Johnathan, and Brian Wells at Cherokee County Casino Site (Item No. 34)

 

3:10 p.m.         Tabled Resolution No. 375 – Health & Human Services assist with subsidized child care (Item No. 35)

 

 

  • EMERGENCY RESOLUTIONS
  1. BANISHMENT ITEMS AS NECESSARY
  2. RECESS
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