Tribal Council Agenda – Thursday, Jan. 9

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9:00 a.m.       Request for time – Tyler Blankenship – Discuss concerns with his house


9:10 a.m.      Request for time – Kathi Littlejohn – New Kituwah Academy Board of Trustees


9:20 a.m.       Request for time – Jeanell Youngbird – Receiving of backpay


9:30 a.m.       Budget Amendments:

Cherokee Choices – Cherokee Choices FY2014 (Item No. 1)

Housing – Housing – FY2014 (Item No. 2)

Housing – Housing – Projects FY2014 (Item No. 3)

EPA – EPA – Resource Management FY2014 (Item No. 4)

Domestic Violence – Domestic Violence FY2014 (Item No. 5)


9:40 a.m.       Tabled Res. No. 17 – Josh Squirrel requests assistance in the Amount of $3,250  (Item No. 6)


9:50 a.m.       Tabled Res. No. 18 – Charles Penick request Tribe purchase property from him on Old River Road  (Item No. 7)


10:00 a.m.     EBCI commit $250,000.00 from Endowment Fund No. 2 “Use of Fund Balance”  to complete the permanent exhibit of the Museum of Cherokee Indian and to match funding from the Cherokee Preservation Foundation  (Item No. 8)


10:10 a.m.    Authorize the Office of Environment & Natural Resources to utilize the remaining $6,500 to begin implementation of the Community Forest Management Plan (Item No. 9)

10:20 a.m.       Office of Environment & Natural Resources consolidate the 319 Non-Point Source Pollution Program (Competitive-4553) Tribal Match with the 319 Non-Point Source Pollution Program (Non-Competitive-4554 budget) (Item No. 10)


10:30 a.m.       Economic & Community Development is authorized to submit an application to the NC Department of Justice’s Environmental Enhancement Grant Program seeking up to $100,000 for the Oconaluftee Island Park Stream Bank Restoration (Item No. 11)


 10:40 a.m.      Emergency Management authorized to submit an application to the North Carolina State Administrative (SAA) requesting and yet undetermined amount from the FY 2014 EMPG Program and that Tribal Council shall appropriate 50% match for the amount awarded as an in-kind match (Item No. 12)


10:50 a.m.      Request to re-do the exhibit in the Native American Smithsonian (Item No. 13)


 11:00 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. 130-E; 16; and 130-B, with a subject to a Life Estate for Roger Keith George and Alexis Regan George  (Item No. 14)


 11:10 a.m.      Resolution for individuals requesting to purchase property in the Boundary Tree Tract of the Yellowhill Community (Item No. 15)


 11:20 a.m.      Tribal Council authorize the Cherokee Indian Hospital Authority serving as owner for construction of the new hospital facility, to grant a limited waiver of the Cherokee Indian Hospital Authority’s sovereign immunity through the contract language to this resolution (Item No. 16)


11:30 a.m.      Amendment to Res. 631 (2013) (Item No. 17)


11:40 a.m.      Appointment of Commissioner to Cherokee Tribal Gaming Commission  (Item No. 18)


11:50 a.m.      Appointment of a member to the Tribal Alcoholic Beverage Control Commission  (Item No. 19)


1:00 p.m.        Appointment of a member to the Tribal Casino Gaming Enterprise (Item No. 20)


1:10 p.m.        Appointment of Adele Madden to the Investment Committee with her term expiring January 2019 (Item No. 21)


1:20 p.m.        Appointment of Elizabeth Abbott to the Cherokee Broadband Enterprise Board of Advisors with her term expiring January 2016  (Item No. 22)


1:30 p.m.        Appointment of Lori Lambert to the Cherokee Broadband Enterprise Board of Advisors with her term expiring January 2016 (Item No. 23)


1:40 p.m.        Emergency Resolutions (as necessary)


1:40 p.m.        *Ordinances to be read & tabled

–          Section 105-5 Use of Tribal Levy Funds Amended   (Item No. 24)

–          Chapter 95 – Tribal Employment Preference Law  (Item No. 25)


1:50 p.m.        Banishment Items As Necessary

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