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Nez Perce Tribe Consitution and ByLaws

General Council Officers

General Council Chairman – Carla Timentwa
carlat.generalcouncil@nezperce.org

General Council Secretary – Shirley Allman
shirleya.generalcouncil@nezperce.org

Resolutions Committee Chairman – Mary Tall Bull
maryt.generalcouncil@nezperce.org

Resolutions Committee Vice Chairman – Julia Davis-Wheeler
julia08@yahoo.com

Resolution Committee Secretary – Consuelo Guillory
consuelo_guillory@yahoo.com

Resolutions Committee Member - Kami Strombeck
kstrombeck20@hotmail.com

Election Judge – Delrae Kipp
delraek@nezperce.org

Election Judge – Mazie Wilson
maziew.generalcouncil@nezperce.org

Election Judge – Melissa King
melissak@nezperce.org

For further information regarding General Council please contact any of the General Council Officers:
Mazie Wilson - 208-792-1541
Melissa J. King - 208-843-7307
Delrae Kipp - 208-791-2181

                                                                                                                                                                                                         

                                                                                                                                                                                                          

2014 SPRING GENERAL COUNCIL WILL BE HELD IN LAPWAI IDAHO; MAY, 01-03.

Nez Perce Tribe SPRING General Council
May 01, 02, 03, 2014
Lapwai, Idaho

House Rules

  1. The General Council meeting will be conducted according to the Robert’s Rules of Order (revised) and in accordance with the Constitution and By-Laws of the Nez Perce Tribe. These rules will be used as a guide for facilitating business of the assembly.

  2.  The Agenda and House Rules shall be subject to change from the floor by proper motion and vote by the assembly.

  3. The Chairman shall preside over the General Council meeting. Conversations excluding the Chairman are not permitted.

  4.  Motions and resolutions will be in order during the three-day session. Tribal members shall introduce and submit to the Chairman a written motion and/or resolution. Motions and resolutions shall be presented at a time related to the topic on the agenda.

  5. Motions or Resolutions which require a response from a panel will be as follows: a.) Questions and b.) Response

  6. Questions and responses should be direct and to the point. The Chairman has the right to intervene to maintain integrity of questions and responses. Time allowed will be at the discretion of the Chairman.

  7. The Maker of the Motion or Resolution will have two (2) minutes to introduce the motion and two (2) minutes for rebuttal or to close. Each person in favor of or against the motion will have one (1) minute to speak. A person can speak only once per action and exceptions are at the discretion of the Chairman. After one side exhausts its speakers, the remaining side is allowed only (2) additional speakers.

  8. Personnel matters, i.e. hiring, firing, salary, etc., will not be allowed.

  9. All persons will act in a courteous, respectful and professional manner during the course of the meeting. No outbursts from the audience will be allowed.

  10.  Members have the right to “Appeal the decision of the Chairman” if they feel the Chairman’s decision is not what the majority wants. A simple majority sustains the decision of the Chairman.

  11.  Members have the right to speak. If a member is not asking a question, making a motion or resolution, the Chairman will assume the member is making a speech. Time is valuable so each member will be limited to one such speech per General Council session with a time limit of two (2) minutes. More time may be allowed at the discretion of the Chairman.

  12. Anyone under the influence of alcohol or drugs will be requested to leave or be escorted off the premises.

  13. The Election Judges will register Nez Perce Tribal members ages 18 and older.

  14. Please turn cell phone off or to silence or vibrate. If you need to answer or make a call, please go out to the hallway or outside.

 

General Council Spring Meeting Agenda

May 01, 02, 03, 2014
Lapwai Idaho


Agenda:  Thursday, May 01, 2014


7:45 a.m.    Registration Opens

8:30 a.m.    CALL MEETING TO ORDER

  • Veteran's, Flag Song, Prayer by NPTEC Chaplain
  • Memorial Recognition - Wilfred A. Scott

8:45 a.m.    GENERAL COUNCIL BUSINESS

  • House Rules, Agenda Minutes

9:00 a.m.    Reading of 1855 Treaty

  • Per Approved action Fall General Council

9:30 a.m.   Nez Perce Tribal Constitutional and Bylaws - Amendement Process

  • Presenation - Elliott L. Moffett

10:00 a.m.   General Council Reports

  • Resolutions Committee

10:30 a.m.  NPTEC CHAIRMAN & TREASURER's REPORTS

  • Silas C. Whitman, Chairman - 30 Minutes each report
  • McCoy Oatman, Treasurer - 30 Minutes each report
  • Auditors
  • Delegation Report - NCAI, BIA Budget Consultation

12:00 p.m.    Break for Lunch                                              (Registration remains open)

1:00 p.m.   QUESTIONS/MOTIONS -NPTEC CHAIRMAN & TREASURER

  • Resolutions Committee - Resolutions

2:15 p.m.   SUBCOMMITTEE/BOARDS/COMMISSIONS REPORTS

  • Budget/Finance Subcommittee - McCoy Oatman/Dan Kane                   
  • Executive Director - Rebecca Miles
  • Enterprise Board - David Penney
  • Utility Board Chair
  • Enterprise Executive Officer - Jamie Olson
  • Delegation Reports - NIGA, ATNI, NCAI
  • 15 minutes each report

3:00 p.m.   15 Minute Breatk

3:15 p.m.   QUESTIONS/MOTIONS - SUBCOMMITTEE/ ENTERPRISE BOARD

  • Resolutions Committee - Resolutions

5:00 p.m.   Recess for the Day

  • Closing Prayer - Tribal Elder

Agenda:  Friday, May 02, 2014


7:45 a.m.   Registration Opens 

8:30 a.m.   Call to Order - Opening Prayer, Announcements

       SUBCOMMITTEE/BOARD/COMMISSION REPORTS

  • Law & Order Subcommittee Chair - Leotis McCormack
  • Law & Justice Executive Officer - Alice Koskela
  • Gaming Commission Chair - July “Tess” Greene
  • TERO Commission Chair - Mary Jane Souther
  • Delegation Reports - Idaho Tribal Juvenile Justice Council
  • 15 minutes each report

10:00 a.m.    15 Minute Break

10:15 a.m.    QUESTIONS/MOTIONS FOR LAW & ORDER PRESENTATION

  • Resolutions Committee - Resolutions

12:00 p.m.    NOON BREAK FOR LUNCH

1:00 p.m.    SUBCOMMITTEE/BOARDS/COMMISSION REPORTS

  • Human Resources Subcommittee Chair - Brooklyn Baptiste
  • NMP Health Board Chair - Jackie Taylor
  • NP Tribal Housing Authority Chair - Richard Arthur
  • Senior Advisory Board Chair - Betty Kinzer
  • Delegation Reports - NW Portland Area Indian Health Board, Healing Lodge, I.H.S. Budget Consultation
  • 15 minutes each report

2:30 p.m.    15 minute break

2:45 p.m.     QUESTIONS/MOTIONS FOR THE HUMAN RESOURCE PRESENTATION

  • Resolutions Committee - Resolutions

4:00 p.m.    SUBCOMMITTEE/BOARDS/COMMISSIONS REPORTS

  • Credit/Land Commission Chair - Albert Barros
  • BIA Superintendent - Greg LaFrance
  • Delegation Reports - Intertribal Monitoring Association, Intertribal Agriculture Council
  • 15 minutes each report

4:30 p.m.    QUESTIONS/MOTIONS FOR LAND COMMISSION/BIA/CREDIT

  • Resolutions Committee - Resolutions

5:00 p.m.    Recess for the Day

  • Closing Prayer - Tribal Elder

Agenda:  Saturday, May 03, 2014


7:00 AM - 3:00 PM GENERAL ELECTION POLLING STATIONS OPEN

  • Polling stations located at community buildings in Lapwai, Kamiah and Orofino

8:00 a.m.    Registration Opens

8:30 a.m.   CALL TO ORDER

  • Opening prayer, Announcements

  SUBCOMMITTEE/BOARD/COMMISSION REPORTS

  • Natural Resources Subcommittee Chair - Brooklyn Baptiste
  • Fish/Wildlife Commission Chair - Wilfred A. Scott
  • Water Resources Utility Board
  • Delegation Reports - CRITFC, Intertribal Buffalo Council, Intertribal Timber Council
  • 15 Minutes each report

9:30 a.m.     QUESTIONS/MOTION FOR NATURAL RESOURCES PRESENTATION

10:15 a.m.   15 Minute Break

10:30 a.m.   CONTINUED - QUESTIONS/MOTIONS  

  • Resolutions Committee - Resolutions

12:00 p.m.    RECESS FOR LUNCH                                           (Registration remains open)

1:00 p.m.    FEDERAL PARTNERS

  • U.S. Forest Service
  • U.S. Park Service
  • Office of Special Trust
  • 10 Minutes each Report

1:30 p.m.    QUESTIONS/MOTIONS FOR THE FEDERAL PARTNERS PRESENTATION

  • Resolutions Committee - Resolutions

2:30 p.m.    NEW BUSINESS

3:00 p.m.    GENERAL ELECTION POLLING STATIONS CLOSE

  • 15 Minute Break

4:30 p.m.    ELECTION JUDGES - GENERAL ELECTION VOTE TALLY

  • Per Election Ordinance , Section 6-10-15(a) “the tallying of ballots shall commence upon arrival at the General Council meeting”.

7:00 p.m.    ANNOUNCEMENT OF ELECTION RESULTS

7:30 p.m.    ADJOURN

  • Honor Song, Retire the Colors
  • Closing Prayer - NPTEC Chaplain

Immediately after the adjournment of the General Council the NPTEC members will convene to swear in the new members and to elect the NPTEC officers.


For questions in regards to the AGENDA, please contact:
Carla Timentwa at carlat.generalcouncil@nezperce.org or Shirley Allman at shirleya.generalcouncil@nezperce.org
 


For questions or information regarding the Elections, PLEASE CONTACT any of the following individuals:
Melissa King 208-843-7307 or melissak@nezperce.org, Mazie Wilson 208-792-1541 or maziew.generalcouncil@nezperce.org  or Delrae Kipp 208-791-2181 or delraek@nezperce.org.

 

 







 
   
   

   

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