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NOTICE

NEZ PERCE TRIBE
2014 FALL GENERAL COUNCIL
GENERAL COUNCIL COMMITTEE
ELECTION RESULTS

Thursday, September 25, 2014

General Council Chairman – Allen Slickpoo Jr.
General Council Secretary – Shirley Allman
Resolutions Committee Seat #1 – Abraham Broncheau
Resolutions Committee Seat #2 – Mary Tall Bull
Resolutions Committee Seat #3 – Julia Davis-Wheeler
Resolutions Committee Seat #4 – Carla Domebo
Election Judge Seat #1 – Melissa King
Election Judge Seat #2 – Melissa Guzman
Election Judge Seat #3 – Mazie Wilson

Any enrolled member of the Nez Perce Tribe who is eighteen or over shall be entitled to vote in the Elections. Eligible Voters may vote at the Fall General Council meeting, but will only be allowed to vote once.

 

General Council Officers

General Council Chairman – Allen Slickpoo Jr.

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

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 - 208-791-9176
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

September 25, 26, 27, 2014
Lapwai Idaho
DRAFT AGENDA


Agenda:  Thursday, September 25, 2014


7:45 a.m.    Registration Opens

8:30 a.m.    CALL MEETING TO ORDER

  • Opening ceremony, Flag Song
  • Prayer by NPTEC Chaplain

8:45 a.m.    GENERAL COUNCIL BUSINESS

  • House Rules, Agenda Minutes
  • Resoultions Committe Report

9:30 a.m.    General Council Officer's Elections

  • Chairman, Secretary (One year term)
  • Resolutions Committee (One year term)
  • Seat #1                     Seat #2                   Seat #3
  • Election Judge Committee (One year term)
  • Seat #1                     Seat #2                   Seat #3

10:30 a.m.   NPTEC CHAIRMAN & TREASURER’S REPORT

  • Silas C. Whitman, Chairman - 30 Minutes each report
  • McCoy Oatman, Treasurer - 30 Minutes each report
  • Auditors

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

1:00 p.m.   NPTEC CHAIRMAN & TREASURER Report (cont.)

  • Questions for NPTEC Chairman and Treasurer

2:00 p.m.   METH TASK FORCE REPORT

  • David Rogers, Chief of Police                  
  • Jackie McArthur, Social Services

3:00 p.m.   15 Minute Breatk

3:15 p.m.   Questions/Comments Meth Task Force

5:00 p.m.   Recess for the Day - Closing Prayer - Tribal Elder


Agenda:  Friday, September 26, 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
  • Law & Justice Executive Officer
  • Gaming Commission Chair
  • TERO Commission Chair
  • 15 minutes each report

9:30 p.m.     QUESTIONS/MOTIONS FOR LAW & ORDER PRESENTATION

10:15 a.m.    15 Minute Break

10:30 a.m.    SUBCOMMITTEE/BOARDS/COMMISSION REPORTS

  • Budget/Finance Subcommittee Chair
  • Executive Director
  • Enterprise Board Chair
  • Enterprise Executive Officer
  • 15 minutes each report

11:30 a.m.     QUESTIONS/MOTIONS BUDGET/ENTERPRISE

12:00 p.m.     BREAK FOR LUNCH

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

  • Human Resources Subcommittee Chair
  • NMP Health Board Chair
  • NP Tribal Housing Authority Chair
  • Senior Advisory Board Chair
  • Senior Advisory Board Chair
  • 15 minutes each report

2:00 p.m.     QUESTIONS/MOTIONS FOR LAW & ORDER PRESENTATION

2:30 p.m.    15 minute break

2:45 p.m.     SUBCOMMITTEE/BOARDS/COMMISSIONS REPORTS

  • Land Commission Chair
  • BIA Superintendent
  • 15 minutes each report

3:15 p.m.     QUESTIONS/MOTIONS FOR LAND COMMISSION/BIA/CREDIT

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

  • Natural Resources Subcommittee Chair
  • Fish & Wildlife Commission Chair
  • Utility Board Chair
  • 15 minutes each report

4:15 p.m.    QUESTIONS/MOTION NATURAL RESOURCES

5:00 p.m.    Recess for the Day - Closing Prayer - Tribal Elder


Agenda:  Saturday, September 27, 2014


8:00 a.m.    Registration Opens

8:30 a.m.   CALL TO ORDER

  • Opening prayer, Announcements

        NATURAL RESOURCES – CONTINUED

9:00 a.m.     QUESTIONS/MOTION FOR NATURAL RESOURCES

9:45 a.m.   15 Minute Break

10:00 a.m.   BOARD & COMMISSION ELECTIONS 

  • Nez Perce Tribal Housing Authority Board       (Four year term - One Position)
  • Fish & Wildlife Commission       (Three year term - Two Positions; 1 Alternate if needed)
  • Nez Perce Tribal Enterprise Board       (Three year term – Three Positions)
  • Nimiipuu Health Board – Per Bylaws No Elected Position

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

1:00 p.m.    New Business

3:30 p.m.    Adjourn

  • Benediction by NPTEC Chaplain
  • Retire the colors

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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