Published On: Sat, Nov 8th, 2014

Tribal Council Vote Results for Nov. 6

 

Ord. No. 225 – TERO Chapter Replacement (withdrawn); Unanimous

 

Res. No. 276 – Amendment to Code Section 16C-10 Technology Enhancement Fund – Tabled; Unanimous

 

Ord. No. 277 – Amendment to Cherokee Code, Broadband Enterprises – Tabled; Unanimous

 

Res. No. 299 – EBCI Information Technology Strategic Working Group – Tabled; Unanimous

 

Res. No. 372 – Resolution to grant ROW to Humber, Jonathon and Brian Wells at Cherokee County Casino Site – Tabled; Unanimous

 

Res. No. 375 – Health & Human Services to assist with subsidized child care – Tabled; unanimous

 

*New Ordinances*

Ord. No. 377 – Allow Corrections to Base Roll – (New Ordinance) tabled for 25 days

Ord. No. 378 – Amendment to Preference Law Ordinance, to combine Chapters 92 & 95 – (New Ordinance) tabled for 25 days

Ord. No. 379 – Rescinding of Ordinance No. 352 (2004) – Tribal Council Pay Increases (New ordinance) tabled for 25 days

Ord. No. 380 – Amendment to Cherokee Code Section 14-95.5 – Possession of a controlled substance – (New Ordinance) tabled for 25 days

Ord. No. 381 – Amendment to Cherokee Code Section 50- Family Law, Marriage- (New Ordinance) tabled for 25 days

 

Protest of Res. No. 261 – FY2015 budgets – Denied- (43 yes – 57 no)

Protest of Pay Raise for Tribal Council and request for all legislation violating Section 7 of the Charter & Governing Document be rescinded – Denied – (43 yes – 57 no)

 

Res. No. 382 – Recognition of Geneva Rose Sneed Jackson (d) heirs – Passed; unanimous)

 

Res. No. 383 – Confirmation of Kenneth Eugene Rogers, Sr. (d) Last Will and Testament -Passed; unanimous

 

Res. No. 384 – Confirmation of Bettie Jane Brown Millsaps, AKA. Bettie Jane Millsaps Brown (d) Last Will and Testament – Passed; unanimous

 

Res. No 385 – Budget Amendment – Destination Marketing – Passed (81 yes – 19 abstain)

 

Res. No. 386 – Budget Amendment – Economic & Community Development FY2015 – Passed; unanimous)

 

Res. No. 387 – Budget Amendment – SHIP FY2015 – Passed; unanimous

 

Res. No. 388 – Budget Amendment – Regulatory & Compliance FY2015 – Passed (93 yes – 7 absent)

 

Res. No. 389 – Budget Amendment – Family Services FY2015 – Passed (86 yes – 14 absent)

 

Res. No. 390 – Budget Amendment – PSCC FY2015 – Passed (93 yes – 7 abstain)

 

Res. No. 391 – Donation Request – 2014 Robbinsville Black Knights Mites Football Team –Passed; unanimous)

Res. No. 392 – 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 FY2014 – Passed; unanimous

 

Res. No. 393 – Authorization for Kituwah Preservation & Education Program to be authorized to submit an application package to Cherokee Preservatoin Foundation in the amount of $295,690 for FY2015 – Passed; unanimous

 

Res. No. 394 – Authorization for the Cherokee Diabetes Program to apply for an 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 – Passed; unanimous

 

Res. No. 395 – Authorization for the Cherokee Diabetes Program to apply for an accept funds from the Department of Health & Human Services, Indian Health Services upt o $324,300 – Amended/Passed; unanimous

 

Res. No. 396 – Authorization for Cherokee Senior Citizens Program to continue to apply for and receive funds from the Dept. of Health & Human Services Administration of Aging up to $49,830 – Amended/Passed; unanimous

 

Res. No. 397 – Authorization for the Transit Program to submit an application for federal and state funding from the North Carolina Department of Transportation for FY2016 up to $241,424 with a Tribal Match of $76,178 from the Grant Match Fund  – Amended/Passed; unanimous

 

Res. No. 398 – Authorization for the Transit Program to submit an application for funding for FY2016 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 – Amended/Passed (94 yes – 6 absent)

 

Res. No. 399 – 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 2-1-15 – 1-31-16 – Passed (94 yes – 6 absent)

 

Res. No. 400 – Big Y Community request funding to immediately expand the broadband system to the Big Y Community Building – Tabled; unanimous

 

Res. No. 401 – COLA Raises for Tribal Employees for FY2016 – Amended/Passed; unanimous

 

Res. No. 402 – Request for outside consultant for Enrollment Protest – Amended/Killed – (32 for, 56 against, 12 abstain)

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