Published On: Fri, Aug 4th, 2017

Tribal Council Results – Thursday, Aug. 3

 

(Note: These results have been compiled by One Feather staff.  The official results and count sheets, from the TOP Office, will be posted to theonefeather.com when received later this month.)

 

Item No. 1 – (New ordinance) Ord. No. 682 – Amendment to Cherokee Code Chapter 113, Hunting & Fishing – DEEMED READ AND TABLED

Item No. 2 – (New ordinance) Ord. No. 683 – Dangerous Buildings Ordinance – DEEMED READ AND TABLED

Item No. 3 – Tabled Ord. No. 618 – Amendment to Cherokee Code Chapter 117A, Impeachment – TABLED

Item No. 4 – Tabled Ord. No. 619 – Amendment to Cherokee Code Chapter 55B, Limited Liability Company – PASSED

Item No. 5 – Tabled Ord. No. 621 – Amendment to Cherokee Code Chapter 130A, Clean Needle Exchange – PASSED

Item No. 6 – Tabled Ord. No. 622 – Cherokee Code Chapter 113, establishment of the Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources – TABLED

Item No. 7 – Request to clean-up Mt. Noble EMS Communication Tower area – WITHDRAWN

Item No. 8 – Resolution to approve LLC Operating Agreement and By-Laws – PASSED

Item No. 9 – Laura Wheeler, in fulfillment of a doctoral degree at Duke University, requests to conduct a research study entitled “Casino Gaming Revenue Transfers – KILLED

Item No. 10 – J Martin Productions request for document film about various aspects of Cherokee culture and history – KILLED

Item No. 11 – Appointment of Honorable Brenda Toineeta Pipestem as Associate Judge of the Cherokee Court – PASSED

Item No. 12 – Tribal Council declares the opioid crisis a public nuisance which must be abated for the benefit of the Tribe – PASSED

Item No. 13 – Appointments to the Balsam West FiberNet Board of Directors – HELD

Item No. 14 – Appointments to the EBCI Information Technology Strategic Working Group (ITSWG) – PASSED AS AMENDED (appointments were Cherie Rose and Lloyd Arneach Jr.)

Item No. 15 – Appointment of TERO Commissioner – PASSED AS AMENDED (appointment was Billy Brown)

Item No. 16 – Tribal Council does authorize the Youth Wrestling Organization to take possession of and use old Painttown Gym to provide a dedicated space for training and competition and for facility to be named Osley B. Saunooke Youth Wrestling Facility – WITHDRAWN

Item No. 17 – Resolution authorizing construction of a home for Sarah Powell-Bradley and transfer of land to Charlotte Ann Bradley Reineke – WITHDRAWN

Item No. 18 – Revocation of life estate for Lora Kay Oxendine Taylor – PASSED AS AMENDED

Item No. 19 – Banishment of Kristie Marie Long – HELD FOR SEPTEMBER SESSION

Added Item – Res. No. 692 calling for a Special Election for the office of Vice Chief – PASSED

Emergency Resolution #1 – Res. No. 693 – Vacant position on EBCI Election Board for Big Y/Wolftown, Pam Straughan added in position – PASSED AS AMENDED

Emergency Resolution #2 – Res. No. 694 – Principal Chief to formally request the BIA certification of the Tribe’s correctional facility under the TLOA (Tribal Law and Order Act) – PASSED