Tribal Council Agenda – Thursday, June 4

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  1. Call to order – Chairwoman Terri Henry
  2. Prayer – Bo Parris, Big Cove Baptist
  • Roll Call
  1. Orders of the Day


Amendment to Cherokee Code, Chapter 47-4(f) Rights granted to member when possessory holding issued (Item No. 1)


Amendment to Ordinance No. 276 (2014) establishing the Technology Enhancement Fund and Other Technical Amendments (Item No. 2)


Amendment to Cherokee Code Sec. 92-17A Certification of Cherokee stone masons and native stone providers (Item No. 3)


Amendment to Cherokee Code Sec. 2.02 Elected officials, Sec. 6.01 Levels of organizational authority, Sec. 13.03 Terminations (Item No. 4)


  1. Reports & Announcements
  • Introduction BIA Area Director
  1. Requests for Time
  • Agenda Items


9:30 a.m.         Recognition of Will Sawyer Long (D) heirs and assignment of property (Item No. 5)


9:40 a.m.         Recognition of Samuel Emmett Walkingstick (D) heirs and assignment of property (Item No. 6)


9:50 a.m.         Recognition of Quincy Adam Watty (D) heirs and assignment of property (Item No. 7)


10:00 a.m.       Confirmation of Robert Henry Ross’ (D) Last Will and Testament and assignment of property (Item No. 8)


10:10 a.m.       Recognition of David Leroy Cooper (D) heir and assignment of property (Item No. 9)


10:20 a.m.       Recognition of Frances Juanita Ross Gonzalez (D) heir and assignment of property (Item No. 10)


10:30 a.m.       Request that Brittany Lynn Wolf be permitted to purchase Birdtown Community Parcel No. 486-X, containing 0.500 acres, more or less, of Tribal Land, for housing purposes at a cost of $250 (Item No. 11)


10:40 a.m.       Troy James Crowe and Melissa Faye Wachacha estate parcel release (Item No. 12)


10:50 a.m.       Mutual Help Home assignment (Item No. 13)


11:00 a.m.       Request that Victoria Ann Frankiewicz, First Generation Heir, be allowed to transfer her interest in Birdtown Community Parcel No. 856-G, containing 0.528 acres, to Quinton Raven Frankiewicz (Item No. 14)


11:10 a.m.       Tabled Resolution No. 532 – Recognition of Carol Sue Hornbuckle Tramper (D) heirs (Item No. 15)


11:20 a.m.       Tabled Resolution No. 535 – Johnnie Swayney, Billie Swayney, Norma Swayney, and Andrea Swayney request ROW without the signatures of Clara Lynn Swayney Driver and David Wilburn Swayney, Jr. (Item No. 16)


11:30 a.m.      Request for financial contribution to support USET initiatives (Item No. 17)


11:40 a.m.       Authorization for EBCI PHHS to submit a revised application and plan to the Federal Office of Administration for Children and Families, Health and Human Services for the continued services of Tribal TANF (Item No. 18)


11:50 a.m.       Appointment to the EBCI Information Technology Strategic Working Group (Item No. 19)


12:00 p.m.      LUNCH


1:00 p.m.         Museum of the Cherokee Indian Board of Directors Appointee (Item No. 20)


1:10 p.m.         Request that Tribal Council establish a committee to draft a Code of Ethics with all necessary documents included, to be presented for vote at the August 2015 session of Council (Item No. 21)


1:20 p.m.         Request that the Native Agriculture, Farm & Food Advisory Committee (NAFF) is recognized as a Committee of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians (Item No. 22)


1:30 p.m.         Request to name the Native Plant and Green House Facility on Cooper’s Creek in the Birdtown Community the Jessie Owle Dugan Native Plant and Green House Facility (Item No. 23)


1:40 p.m.         Authorization and approval to request access to the NCIC  for criminal history checks for purposes other than the administration of criminal justice (Item No. 24)


1:50 p.m.         Request to rescind Resolution 1071 (Item No. 25)


2:00 p.m.         Tabled Res. No. 575 – Authorization for the Settlement and Release of Claims Agreement between Duke Energy Carolinas, LLC and the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians be executed by the Principal Chief (Item No. 26)


2:10 p.m.         Tabled Res. No. 523 – Authorization for Retirement Plan for Tribal Construction, Wastewater Treatment, Sanitation, and W&S employees (Item No. 27)


2:20 p.m.         Tabled Ord. No. 472 – Amendment to Chapter 14 Article X – Sex Offender Registry (Item No. 28)


2:30 pm.          Tabled Ord. No. 554 – Amendment to Chapter 36 Signs and Billboards (Item No. 29)


2:40 p.m.         Tabled Ord. No. 555 – Amendments to Cherokee Code Section 92-5 Tribal Employment Rights Commission (Item No. 30)


2:50 p.m.         Tabled Ord. No. 556 – Replacement of Cherokee Code Chapter 105 Tribal Tax Code (Item No. 31)


3:00 p.m.         Tabled Ord. No. 557 – Amendment to Cherokee Code Section 105-16 & 105-17 Chiefing Ordinance (Item No. 32)


3:10 p.m.         Tabled Ord. No. 558 – Addition of a Code of Ethics to the Cherokee Code (Item No. 33)


3:20 p.m.         Tabled Ord. No. 559 – Amendment to Cherokee Code Section 14-25.19 Prohibition on the use of Tobacco on or near Cherokee Hospital Authority Property (Item No. 34)


3:30 p.m.         Tabled Ord. No. 560 – Amendment to Cherokee Code Section 117-30.2 Training for new Council Members (Item No. 35)




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