EBCI Tribal Council Agenda for Thursday, April 9

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8:30 AM


  1. Call to order – Chairwoman Terri Henry
  2. Prayer – Michael Rattler, Zion Hill Baptist Church
  • Roll Call
  1. Orders of the Day


Amendment to Cherokee Code Chapter 130A Tribal Health Enterprise (Item No. 1)


Amendment to Cherokee Code, Section 6.02 G Overtime and Other Pay Issues to add Maternity Leave (Item No. 2)


Amendment to Cherokee Code, Section 6.02 to add a new Section 6.02 F Hazard Pay (Item No. 3)


Amendment to Cherokee Code Chapter 49 to allow for descendants of individuals adopted outside the membership of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians (Item No. 4)


Amendment to Cherokee Code, Sec. 1-31. Sec. 14, Sec. 15, and Sec. 50B to incorporate VAWA updates (Item No. 5)


Amendment to Cherokee Code Sec. 113-8 (Item No. 6)


  1. Reports & Announcements
  2. Requests for Time


9:30 a.m.         Request for Time – Velva Powell, UNITY – Invitation to Open House (Same Day)


9:40 a.m.         Request for Time – Roseanne Belt – WCU Cherokee Center Update


9:50 a.m.         Request for Time – Mary Wachacha – Cow Mtn. Property


10:00 a.m.       Request for Time – Cindy Tunnell – Cherokee Map


10:10 a.m.       Request for Time – Charles & Marisa Cabe – Jenkins Grocery turning lane update from Council


10:20 a.m.       Request for Time – TJ Holland – Discuss upcoming research requests


  • Agenda Items


10:30 a.m.       Recognition of Mack Wendall Griffin (D) heirs and assignment of property (Item No. 7)


10:40 a.m.       Recognition of George Anthony Saunooke (D) heirs and assignment of property (Item No. 8)


10:50 a.m.       Recognition of Charles Andrew Anthony, III, A.K.A. Charlie Andrew Anthony, III (D) heir and assignment of property (Item No. 9)


11:00 a.m.       Recognition of John Daniel Taylor, A.K.A. John David Taylor (D) heirs and assignment of property (Item No. 10)


11:10 a.m.       Recognition of Carol Sue Hornbuckle Tramper (D) heirs and assignment of property (Item No. 11)


11:20 a.m.       QHA assignment of Mutual Help Homes (Item No. 12)


11:30 a.m.       Amanda Sequoyah Swimmer wishes to rescind the transfer of land from Amanda Sequoyah Swimmer to Merina Sue Swimmer (Item No. 13)


11:40 a.m.       Johnnie Eugene Swayney, Billy Joe Swayney, Norma Jean Swayney, and Andrea Denise Swayney request for ROW without the signatures of Clara Lynn Swayney Driver and David Wilburn Swayney, Jr. (Item No. 14)


11:50 a.m.       John Gloyne heirs request ROW across Lower Cherokee Community Parcel 27, and for a lease agreement to be drawn up to include the John Gloyne heirs and the Episcopal Church (Item No. 15)


12:00 p.m.      LUNCH


1:00 p.m.         Tabled Res. No. 118 – John Gloyne heirs wish Tribal Council resolve the access road ROW across the ridge of Cow Mtn. (Item No. 16)


1:10 p.m.         Approval of the Wildland Fire Management Plan WUI-RXBP’s operational period of 10 years setting an expiration date of December 31, 2025 (Item No. 17)


1:20 p.m.         Approval for extending the current WFMP’s operational period an additional 1 year setting a new expiration date of December 31, 2015 (Item No. 18)


1:30 p.m.         Representative for the Cherokee people on the US Treasury Tribal Advisory Committee appointment (Item No. 19)


1:40 p.m.         Tabled Res. No. 361 – Collaboration of Cherokee Courts and Office of Attorney General in revising and improving the POA forms (Item No. 20)


1:50 p.m.         Tabled Ord. No. 473 – Adoption of a new Chapter 32-A – Power of Attorney (Item No. 21)


2:00 p.m.         Tabled Ord. No. 380 – Amendment to Cherokee Code Section 14-95.5 Possession of a Controlled Substance (Item No. 22)


2:10 p.m.         Tabled Res. No. 441 – Submission of Section 17 Federal Corporate Charter (Item No. 23)


2:20 p.m.         Tabled Ord. No. 425 – Retirement Plan for Council’s & Chief’s spouses be terminated (Item No. 24)


2:30 p.m.         Tabled Ordinance No. 427 – Amendment to Cherokee Code Section 2-1 and Section 14 involving crimes against children (Item No. 25)


2:40 p.m.         Tabled Res. No. 436 – Request Council to confirm all fishing guides through EBCI water be enrolled members of the EBCI (Item No. 26)


2:50 p.m.         Tabled Ordinance No. 472 – Amendment to Chapter 14, Article X – Sex Offender Registry (Item No. 27)


3:00 p.m.         Tabled Ord. No. 496 – Amendment to Cherokee Code Section 117-21 Travel and Section 117-22 Purchases for Tribe (Item No. 28)


3:10 p.m.         Tabled Ord. No. 497 – Amendment to Cherokee Code Section 92-10 & 92-11, TERO Certification Requirements (Item No. 29)