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DATE: March 14, 2016 BOT Present: Gary Burke, BOT Chairman; Jeremy Wolf, Vice Chairman; Rosenda Shippentower, Treasurer; David Close, Secretary; Aaron Ashley, Member; Armand Minthorn, Member; Justin Quaempts, Member and Alan Crawford, General Council Chairman. Woodrow Star, Member on travel status. Quorum present.
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Resolution 16-018: Topic: IRR Inventory 2016. RESOLVED, the Board of Trustees adopts the attached "IRR inventory 2016" for submission to Bureau of Indian Affairs Department of Transportation and to be used as a reference document in future development of the Tribal Long-range Transportation Plan and Tribal Transportation Improvement Plan annual submission; AND BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, the Board of Trustees assumes am intermittent 40-ft Right of Way from the centerline of all Tribal/BIA owned roads for transportation maintenance purposes; AND BE IT FINALLY RESOLVED, that The Board of Trustees directs Tribal Staff to forward this resolution and attachments to the US Department of the Interior Northwest Regional Office Divisions of Transportation for immediate inclusion in the IRR Inventory. AND, that said Resolution has not
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been modified amended or repealed and is still in full force and effect. DATED this 14th day of March, 2016. MOTION carries 7-0-0. Resolution 16-019: Topic: Office of Special Trustee (OST). RESOLVED, that the Board of Trustees authorizes the Chairman, Treasurer, Executive Director, Deputy Executive Director, Director of Finance and Accounting Manager to correspond directly with OST and to execute all documents that are necessary to request disbursements of Tribal funds which are on deposit with the Office of Special Trustees (OST) to be deposited directly into another Tribal account, to request access to Tribal records held by the OST, to request information regarding Tribal accounts and to set Tribal Investment and liquidity objectives; AND, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Board of Trustees hereby authorizes the following individuals as the Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation (CTUIR) representatives who have authority to conduct business with OST: Gary Burke, Chairman, Board of Trustees Rosenda Shippentower, Treasurer, Board of Trustees Dave Tovey, Executive Director Debra Croswell, Deputy Executive Director Paul Rabb, Director of Finance Tom Croswell, Accounting Manager; AND BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Board of Trustees hereby authorizes the following individuals to request information regarding Tribal accounts as needed from time to time for the conduct of routine business: Bill Tovey, Director of Economic and Community Development Mae (Koko) Hufford, Land Project Manager Gordon Schumacher, Range Ag 8 Forestry Program Manager AND, BE IT FINALLY RESOLVED, that the Board of Trustees hereby instructs OST to distribute from the Tribes account PL 7076703 to the Tribes General Fund Account currently held at U.S. Bank, Pendleton, Oregon, annually on the first business day of every January, April, July and October, the entire account balance if the balance is in excess of $1,000; If the balance is less than $1000 hold until the next quarter. AND, that said Resolution has not been modified amended ore repealed and is still in full force and effect. DATED this 14th day of March, 2016. MOTION carries 7-0-0. Resolution 16-020: BOT Priorities and Action Plans for 2016-17. RESOLVED, that the Board of Trustees hereby adopts the attached Board Action Plans for the 2016-17 Board Term; AN BE ITFURTHER RESOLVED, that the Board directs the Executive Director and Deputy Executive Director to implement the goals and tasks laid out in the action plans, and to provide regular briefings to the Board concerning progress in achieving these priorities; BE IT FINALLY RESOLVED, theBoard has determined that Board focus areas should be distinguished from other ongoing work by receiving the following preferences: the Board, staff, committees and commissions will adjust their use of time to give particular attention to these topics; the Board, staff, committees and commissions will place emphasis on these focus areas when communicating with each other, with the General Council, and with the Tribal community; these focus areas will receive preference for receipt of discretionary funding as those opportunities arise (although no budget appropriations are made with enactment of this resolution): departments will collaborate closely on these focus areas; and department work plans and budgets may be adjusted when feasible to reflect the importance of these projects; AND, that said Resolution has not been modified amended or repealed and is still in full force and effect. DATED this 14th day of March, 2016. MOTION carries 7-0-0. Resolution 16-021: Education Facilities, RESOLVED, that the Board of Trustees hereby dedicates all settlement proceeds from the Ramah Navajo Chapter lawsuit to pay for the design and construction of the Tribal education facility; AND BE IT FINALLY RESOLVED, the funding n /n
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