Minutes of a special meeting of the Bois Forte Reservation Tribal Council held September 16, 2013 at the Lake Vermilion Sector of the Bois Forte Reservation, Minnesota.


Meeting called to order at 10:51 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; Doris Isham; Bill Spang


Chairman Leecy dispenses with the minutes.


Moved by Ray Toutloff; seconded by Karlene Chosa; to approve the submission of the Minnesota Department of Health Indian Health Grant. It is a two-year grant for $65,000 and will be used to provide diabetes prevention and awareness to off reservation Band members.  Carried 4-0-0.


Moved by Brandon Benner; seconded by Ray Toutloff; to approve the loan with Northern State Bank for the expansion and remodeling of the Y-Store & Ledge Liquors Facility and retire related debt.  Carried 4-0-0.


Moved by Brandon Benner; seconded by Ray Toutloff; to nominate Joel Astleford to the Indian Reservation Roads (IRR) Program Coordinating Committee.   The committee provides input and recommendations to the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) and the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) in developing IRR Program Policies and procedures and to coordinate with the tribes, BIA, and FHWA to obtain input.  Carried 4-0-0.


Moved by Ray Toutloff; seconded by David Morrison, Sr.; to adjourn the meeting at 11:06 a.m.  Carried 4-0-0.