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General Council Officers

General Council Chairman – Allen Slickpoo Jr.
allensGC@nezperce.org

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

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

Resolutions Committee Vice Chairman – Mary Tall Bull
msmtallbull@yahoo.com

Resolution Committee Secretary – Carla Domebo

Resolutions Committee Member - Abraham Broncheau

Election Judge – Melissa Guzman
melissag@nezperce.org

Election Judge – Mazie Wilson
maziewgc@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 - 208-791-9176
Melissa J. King - 208-843-7307
Melissa Guzman - 208-843-7332

                                                                                                                                                                                                         

                                                                                                                                                                                                          

Nez Perce Tribe FALL General Council
September 25, 26, 27, 2014
Lapwai, Idaho
DRAFT AGENDA

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 07-19, 2015
Kamiah Idaho
DRAFT AGENDA


Agenda:  Thursday, May 07, 2015


7:45 a.m.    Registration Opens

8:30 a.m.    Call Meeting to Order

  • Post Colors/Flag Song, Wapqaqaan
  • Invocation by Tribal Elder
  • Memorial Recognition - Wilfred A. Scott

9:30 a.m.    General Council Business

  • House Rules
  •  Agenda
  • Minutes

10:00 a.m.    General Council Reports

  • Resolutions Committee

10:15 a.m.   Discussion/New Business

10:30 a.m.   NPTEC Chairman and Treaserer Reports

  • Silas C. Whitman, Chairman
  • McCoy Oatman, Treasurer
  • Moss Adams, Auditors

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

1:00 p.m.   Subcommittee/Boards/Commission Reports

  • Human Resources
  • Nimiipuu Health Board
  • Nez Perce Housing Authority

2:30 p.m.   Executive Reports

  • Private Sector - Executive Director, Rebecca Miles                  
  • Public Sector - Enterprise Executive Officer, Mary Beth Clark

3:30 p.m.   Open Floor/New Business

5:00 p.m.   Recess for the Day -

  • Closing Prayer - Tribal Elder                

Agenda:  Friday, May 08, 2015


7:45 a.m.   Registration Opens 

8:30 a.m.   Call to Order

  • Opening Prayer - Tribal Elder

8:45 p.m.     Federal Partners

  • U.S. National Park Service
  • U.S. Forest Service
  • Forest/Tribal Liaison
  • Bureau of Indian Affairs

9:30 a.m.    Open Floor/New Business

11:00 a.m.    Subcommittee/Boards/Commission Reports

  • Budget & Finance
  • Utility Board
  • Enterprise Board

11:45 a.m.     Open Floor/New Business

12:00 p.m.     BREAK FOR LUNCH

1:00 p.m.    Subcommittee/Boards/Commission Reports

  • Natural Resources
  • Land Enterprises
  • Nez Perce Fish & Wildlife Commission
  • Land Enterprise
  • Nez Perce Fish & Wildlife Commission
  • Land Acquisition Committee

2:00 p.m.     Open Floor/New Business

3:00 p.m.    Status Updates

  • SRBA Implementation Team
  • Cobell Settlement

4:00 p.m.     Open Floor/New Business

4:30 p.m.    Recess For The Day

  • Closing Prayer

Agenda:  Saturday, May 09, 2015


7:00 a.m.    GENERAL ELECTION POLLING STATIONS OPEN

  • Polling Stations located at Lapwai, Kamiah and Orofino Centers

8:00 a.m.   Registation Opens

9:00 a.m.     CALL TO ORDER

  • Opening prayer, NPTEC Chaplain
  • Announcements

9:15 a.m.   Subcommittee/Boards/Commission Reports

  • Law & Order
  • Gaming Commission
  • Boxing Commission
  • Utility Board

10:45 a.m.   Open Floor/New Business

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

1:00 p.m.    Status Updates

  • Elders Circle
  • Meth Task Force
  • Youth Council

1:30 p.m.      Open Floor/New Business

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”.

4:30 p.m.    ADJOURN

  • Retire the Colors - Waapqaqaan
  • Benediction - Tribal Elder

For questions in regards to the AGENDA, please contact: Allen Slickpoo Jr. at allenGC@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 Melissa Guzman 208-843-7332 or melissag@nezperce.org

 

 







 
   
   

   

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