Published On: Wed, Jun 1st, 2016
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Budget Council Results – Tuesday, May 31

 

 

Item #1 – Ord. No. 245 – Garnishment for Criminal Fines and Fees be amended – DEEMED READ AND TABLED

 

Item #2 – Budget Amendment, Transit – addition of Receptionist position – PASSED

 

Item #3 – Budget Amendment, Emergency Management – Adjust U.S. Dept. of Homeland Security FEMA and N.C. Dept. of Public Safety EMPG grants to actuals – PASSED

 

Item #4 – Budget Amendment, Fire Department – addition of FM Global Fire Prevention Grant to purchase laptop, arson investigation kit and digital camera – PASSED

 

Item #5 – Budget Amendment, Police Department – increase revenue (equitable sharing disbursements DOJ U.S. Marshall Services) for funds collected from items seized and sold from prosecution of criminal activity – PASSED

 

Item #6 – Budget Amendment, CDOT TRIP (Tribal Roads Improvement Program) – increase revenue (N.C. Motor Fuel Tax Refund) – PASSED

 

Item #7 – Budget Amendment, WIC – adjust USDA Food & Nutrition Services Administration grant to actuals – WITHDRAWN

 

Item #8 – Budget Amendment, Emergency Telephone – decrease Public Safety Answering Point System revenues to actuals – PASSED

 

Item #9 – Tabled Ord. No. 38 (2015) 16C-6 Minors and other legal incompetents (per capita payments) – PASSED AS AMENDED

 

Item #10 – Tabled Ord. No. 81 (2016) Amendment to Cherokee Code Sec. 143-10 Fire Prevention – PASSED AS AMENDED

 

Item #11 – Tabled Ord. No. 116 (2016) Animal Control, Captive Bears – WITHDRAWN

 

Item #12 – Tabled Ord. No. 119 Merging of two regulatory agencies, Tribal Gaming and Alcohol Beverage Control Commission – WITHDRAWN

 

Item #13 – Tribal Council approves Calvin Ernie Hill to proceed with the harvesting of his timber on possessory holding designated for harvest by Cherokee Agency Forestry and is to be cut in accordance with guidelines set forth in CFR 25 163 and IAM rules and procedures – TABLED

 

Item #14 – Tribal Personnel Policy to include Twelve (12) Week Paid Maternity Section – TABLED AS AMENDED

 

Item #15 – Donation Request, Louwana Jo “Lou” Montelongo to attend National Youth Leadership Forum – PASSED

 

Item #16 – Balsam West Fiber Net LLC Pay-off existing line of credit with First Citizens Bank and Trust ($1,500,000) – PASSED

 

Item #17 – Balsam West Fiber Net LLC Requesting First Citizens line of credit with First Citizens Bank not to exceed $3,000,000 – TABLED AS AMENDED

 

Item #18 – Housing and Community Development Division approves sales of Snowbird Community Parcel No. 88-B (portion of Parcel 88-A) containing 2.03 acres, more or less, to Dale Eugene Robinson Jr. for $1,065 – PASSED

 

Item #19 – Housing and Community Development Division approves sales of Snowbird Community Parcel No. 410 containing 2.03 acres, more or less, to Tionna Faith Williams Pilkington for $1,015 – PASSED

 

Item #20 – Travel Reimbursements approved for Andrew Duff for in-person meetings for Information Technology Strategic Working Group – TABLED

 

Item #21 – Tribe’s Finance Department has capacity to develop a system to account for emergency advancements of per capita up to $500 per month except for months of June and December – TABLED

– Compiled by Scott McKie B.P./One Feather staff