Minutes of a special meeting of the Bois Forte Reservation Tribal Council held July 29, 2013 at Nett Lake, Minnesota.
Meeting called to order at 10:43 a.m.
Members Present: Kevin W. Leecy; David C. Morrison, Sr.; Brandon Benner;
Karlene Chosa; Ray Toutloff
Members Absent: None
Others Present: Corey Strong; Vicki Villebrun; Kim Greiner
Chairman Leecy dispenses with the minutes.
Moved by Ray Toutloff; seconded by Karlene Chosa; to set $900.00 as the amount for the 2013 per capita ($800 from 1854 and $100 from Nez Perce). Carried 4-0-0.
Moved by Karlene Chosa; seconded by Ray Toutloff; to set August 9, 2013 as the 2013 per capita distribution date, and to close the tribal government offices all day on August 9. Carried 4-0-0.
Kim Greiner said the courier vehicle rear end went out. Joel Astleford estimated between 2-3 or 3-4 thousand to fix it and that is with Joel doing the work. Kim is requesting to purchase a new vehicle and that Joel would like to buy the old courier vehicle for the public works department.
Moved by Ray Toutloff; seconded by Karlene Chosa; to approve the purchase of a Ford Edge in the amount of $24,495 for the accounting department (lowest quote). Carried 4-0-0.
Ray Toutloff said the elder van at Vermilion is 14 years old. It is deteriorating. It never had rustproofing and is rusted underneath. Kevin Strong had said the vehicle is unsafe. Kim Greiner and Ray Toutloff will work on getting quotes for a new vehicle and also leasing and bring to the next RTC meeting.
Tara Geshick said she asked Chris Holm, Herb Nelson, and Greg Myers if they could do the technical reports for the lead program. They all declined. Chris didn’t know enough about the lead program, Herb wasn’t familiar with EPA programs, and Greg couldn’t fit it in his schedule. Tara would like to have Kevin Koski do the reports.
July 29, 2013
Moved by Ray Toutloff; seconded by Karlene Chosa; to approve the agreement with Kevin Koski to prepare the technical reports for the Lead Program, pending his proof of credentials/qualifications. Carried 4-0-0.
Moved by Karlene Chosa; seconded by Brandon Benner; to adjourn the meeting at 11:26 a.m. Carried 4-0-0.