1997 Resolutions

| Resolution Number | Title | Meeting Date/Minutes | Signed | Status |

  • 97-001-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Tribal Business Council hereby strongly recommends that Mark N. Fox should be selected for a position on the National Gambling Impact Study Commission and further declare that tribal nations should be directly represented by representatives that will strongly advocate the best interests of Native Americans throughout the country. | 1/13/1997 | Y | Active |
  • 97-002-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Tribal Business Council hereby officially resolves to plan and develop a new detention and law enforcement center on the Fort Berthold Reservation, and further requests that the federal and state governments provide the necessary assistance to complete this tribal project so that adequate law enforcement and judicial services are available on the Reservation; BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that authorized representatives of the Tribal Business Council shall have the authority and discretion to negotiate and plan the development of the detention and law enforcement center with various necessary officials, subject to continued and final review by the full Tribal Business Council. | 1/13/1997 | Y | Active |
  • 97-003-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council of the Three Affiliated Tribes hereby authorizes maximum payment in the amount of Seven Hundred, Thirty-Five and 50/100 Dollars ($735.50) for expenses incurred in the conduct of the prospective census of the qualified electors resident within the City of Parshall, in conjunction with the development of a redistricting plan for the Parshall Public School District | 1/13/1997 | Y | Active |
  • 97-004-DSB | NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that Delsie Marie Gayton 301U2178 is hereby relinquished from the official membership roll of the Three Affiliated Tribes.  BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe is to be advised of this action by a copy of this approved Resolution. | 1/16/1997 | Y | Active |
  • 97-005-DSB | NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that HAROLD F. BROOKS 301-U3077 is hereby relinquished from the membership roll of the Three Affiliated Tribes.  BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That the Wisconsin Winnebago Tribe is to be advised of this action by a copy of this approved Resolution. | 1/16/1997 | Y | Active |
  • 97-006-DSB | NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that Hillard Donald Howard Jr. 301U5946 is herby relinquished from the official membership roll of the Three Affiliated Tribes.  BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That the Yakima Nation is to be advised of this action by a copy of this approved resolution | 1/16/1997 | Y | Active |
  • 97-007-DSB | NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that DUSTIN R. LAWRENCE, is hereby relinquished from the official membership roll of the Three Affiliated Tribes.  BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe is to be advised of this action by a copy of this approved Resolution. | 1/16/1997 | Y | Active |
  • 97-008-DSB | NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that BEAU MEDICINE CROW,, is hereby relinquished from the official membership roll of the Three Affiliated Tribes.  BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That the Washoe Tribe of Nevada/California is to be advised of this action by a copy of this approved Resolution. | 1/16/1997 | Y | Active |
  • 97-009-DSB | NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that LEAH ANN WALKER 301-U4512 is hereby relinquished from the membership roll of the Three Affiliated Tribes.  BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That the Wisconsin Winnebago Tribe is to be advised of this action by a copy of this approved Resolution | 1/16/1997 | Y | Active |
  • 97-010-DSB | NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that Adrian Johnson 301-U9777 is hereby relinquished from the membership roll of the Three Affiliated Tribes.  BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That the Wisconsin Winnebago Tribe is to be advised of this action by a copy of this approved Resolution | 1/16/1997 | Y | Active |
  • 97-011-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Three Affiliated Tribes Tribal Business Council hereby requests that in recognition of the responsibility of the Federal government in creating a need for the Four Bears Bridge, and in recognition of the need for safe travel across our highways, and with due regard to the responsibility of the State of North Dakota to maintain the present Four Bears Bridge, the United States Congress authorize and appropriate sufficient &nds for the construction of a new bridge across the Missouri River and Lake Sakakawea near the site of the present Four Bears Bridge, and that this authorization and appropriation be made as soon as possible; and NOW, THEREFORE BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Three Affiliated Tribes Tribal Business Council hereby urges the 55th Legislative Assembly of the State of North Dakota, now in session, to adopt a joint resolution urging the Federal government to appropriate as quickly as possible sufficient funds for the construction of a new bridge across the Missouri River and Lake Sakakawea near the site of the present Four Bears Bridge. | 1/16/1997 | Y | Active |
  • 97-012-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council of the Three Affiliated Tribes hereby grants a limited waiver of immunity from suit in the event the Tribe defaults on the Governmental Lease Purchase Agreement between Deere Credit, Inc. (Lessor) and the Three Affiliated Tribes (Lessee), and that such default remedies shall be governed by the Code of Laws of the Three Affiliated Tribes, providing for the recovery of property in dispute, as contained in the Repossession Statute. BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That any disputes over the terms and conditions of the Lease Purchase Agreement shall be resolved in the Fort Berthold District Court of the Three Affiliated Tribes.  BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That the corrected financial information contained in the last "WHEREAS" provision identified hereinabove shall supersede the sixth (6th) "WHEREAS" paragraph contained in Resolution No. 96-250-DSB.  BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That the remaining provisions of Resolution No. 96250-DST, shall remain as duly enacted on the 18''' day of December, 1996, by the Tribal Business Council of the Three Affiliated Tribes, and that this Resolution #97-12-DSB, shall serve as a supplement to Resolution No. 96-250-DSB, possessing the fill force and effect of law.  |  1/16/1997 | Y | Active |
  • 97-013-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Fort Berthold Community College will work hand-in-hand with the tribal government structures in helping organize local economic development efforts by embarking on a direct path with the Three Affiliated Tribes to pursue a healthy and self-sufficient economy; and NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), Rural Economic and Community Development (RECD) grant project and the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA)/Small Business Administration (SBA) Tribal Business Information Center (TBIC) Network grant project both be transferred to the Three Affiliated Tribes' Comprehensive Management Assistance Office to carry out the activities as outlined in the original applications. | 1/16/1997 | Y | Active |
  • 97-014-EH | NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council of the Three Affiliated Tribes hereby declares its full and unconditional support of the substance and intent of Senate Bill No. 2154 and urges the passage of the SB 2154 in the North Dakota Senate and House of Representatives. | 1/27/1997 | Y | Active |
  • 97-015-EH | NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, That the form, terms and provisions of that certain Loan Agreement, regarding a loan of up to $9,500,000 (the "Loan"), between the Tribe and Miller Schroeder Investments Corporation, a Minnesota corporation, ("Miller Schroeder"); that certain related $9,500,00 Promissory Note, payable to the order of Miller Schroeder; and that certain Depository Agreement between the Tribe, Miller Schroeder and the Depository Bank (collectively referred to as the "Loan Documents"), substantially in the form as reviewed by the undersigned and the Tribe's performance of its obligations under the Loan Documents, be, and hereby are, in all respects, approved; and NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That the Chairman and the Treasurer of the Three Affiliated Tribes Tribal Business Council be, and hereby are, authorized and empowered to execute and deliver said Loan Documents in the name and on behalf of the Tribe, substantially in the form approved, with such changes therein and modifications and amendments thereto as they may in their sole discretion approve, which approval shall be conclusively evidenced by their execution thereof, and that the signature of any one of the above-named officers shall be sufficient to bind the Tribe; and   NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That the Chairman and the Treasurer of the Three Affiliated Tribes Tribal Business Council be, and hereby are, authorized and empowered to take all such further action including, without limitation, to arrange for and enter into supplemental agreements, instruments, certificates, or documents relating to the transactions contemplated by the Loan Documents and to execute and deliver all such supplemental agreements, instruments, certificates or documents in the name and on behalf of the Tribe, which shall in their sole judgment be necessary, proper or advisable in order to perform the Tribe's obligations under or in connection with the Loan Documents and the transaction contemplated therein, and to carry out fully the intent and effectuate the purposes of the foregoing resolution and that the signature of both of the above-named officers shall be sufficient to bind the Tribe; and NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED,. That the Tribe hereby covenants that so long as the Loan is outstanding and unpaid, and to the extent permitted by law, (I), it will continue to own and operate (through itself or an instrumentality or agency of the Tribe) gaming facilities in New Town, North Dakota on its Reservation; (ii) it will continue to conduct Class III Gaming (as defined in the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act, [P.L. 100-497, 25 U.S.C. Sections 2701 et seq.]) and federal regulations promulgated pursuant thereto at such gaming facility; and (iii) it will contribute the money necessary to fund the Debt Service Reserve Fund required by the Loan Documents; and NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That the foregoing resolutions shall be effective as of the date of these resolutions and shall remain in full force and effect thereafter and may be relied upon by Miller Schroeder, its assigns and participants, thereafter until such entities have received written notification from the Tribe of rescission of such authority; and NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That the Tribe hereby directs that the Loan Documents be submitted to the Director of the Aberdeen Area Office of the United States Bureau of Indian Affairs in compliance with 25 U.S.C. Section 81, to the extent applicable, along with a copy of this resolution; and NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That after consultation with legal counsel who explained the ramifications of waiving sovereign immunity, the Tribal Business Council, on behalf of the Tribe, hereby expressly waives the Tribe's sovereign immunity from suit, and consents to jurisdiction, as provided for in the Loan Documents; and NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That in determining the amount required under Article VII of the Tribal State Gaming Compact to be directed to, and utilized within, economic development and social welfare programs of the Tribe, the Tribe will allocate to economic development such amounts of the debt service on this loan as are not directly related to gaming; NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That the obligations incurred by the Tribe in the Loan Documents is a general obligation of the Tribe, payable from revenues specifically pledged in the Loan Documents and from such other unencumbered or unrestricted Tribal funds as may exist from time to time, | 1/27/1997 | Y | Rescinded 1/31/1997 by 97-027-DSB |
  • 97-016-EH | NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Tribal Business Council of the Three Affiliated Tribes hereby appoints the following five persons to the initial Board of Directors of the Three Affiliated Tribes Gaming Enterprise Board: Eugene Voigt of Raub, North Dakota; John Stone, Jr. of Halliday, North Dakota; A1 Nygard of Bismarck, North Dakota; Keith Soiseth of New Town, North Dakota and David Brendsel, of Watford City, North Dakota; and NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That the terms of office of the five above named individuals as board members of the Three Affiliated Tribes Gaming Enterprise Board shall be no more than six (6) months from the date of this Resolution, it being understood that within the above six month period, the Tribal Business Council will appoint a permanent Board of Directors, anything in Resolution 96-DSB-213 notwithstanding; and NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Board of Directors of the Three Affiliated Tribes Gaming Enterprise Board shall assume their duties as soon as Directors and Officers insurance coverage is obtained; and NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that each member of the Three Affiliated Tribes Gaming Enterprise Board shall be afforded Directors and Officers insurance coverage, which will indemnify each and every member of the Board against pliability they may incur as a result of actions they may take as members of the Board of  Directors, except such liability created by acts of the insured parties as may be excluded from coverage under the Directors and Officers insurance policy, mere applicable.1/27/1997 | Y | Rescinded 1/31/1997 by 97-051-DSB | .   Rescinded by 00-013-DSB on 1-18-2000 | .
  • 97-017-EH | NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Tribal Business Council of the Three Affiliated Tribes hereby approves of the purchase of Directors and Officers insurance coverage for Roy Galyean, the General Manager of the Tribes' gaming facilities, the premium for which shall be treated as an operational expense of the Four Bears Casino and Lodge; and coverage provided, except such liability created by acts of the insured as may be excluded from coverage under the Directors and Officers insurance policy, where applicable. | 1/27/1997 | Y | Active |
  • 97-018-EH | NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Tribal Business Council of the Three Affiliated Tribes hereby approves any of the following three banks. First International Bank of Watford City, Community First National Bank of Dickinson, or Lakeside State Bank as the Depository Bank pursuant to the agreement with Miller Schroeder Investments Corporation as described above, subject to the discretion of the Tribal Chairman; and NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council of the Three Affiliated Tribes hereby designates as persons authorized to sign all checks written on any account established pursuant to the Depository Agreement, two of whose signatures are required on each check, the following: David Brendsel, Financial Advisor to the Three Affiliated Tribes and a member of the Transition Team established under the Settlement Agreement with Bruce H. Lien Co.; Roy Galyean; General Manager; the Chairman of the Three Affiliated Tribes, Russell D. Mason, Sr.; and the Treasurer of the Three Affiliated Tribes, Thomas Bird Bear; and NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That the check signers designated by the foregoing paragraph shall have check signing authority until such time as the Board of Directors of the Tribal Gaming Enterprise officially, by Board action, designate other persons as check signers. | 1/27/1997 | Y | Active |
  • 97-019-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council requests waivers to the Indian Acute Distress Donation Program to allow the following: 1. Increase the daily amount of grain per cow from four to eight pounds. 2. Include horses as eligible for the program. 3. Include buffalo and other Tribal owned livestock eligible for the program. 4. Allow operators to feed their livestock off the reservation when they are forced to utilize locations other than their normal feeding areas on the reservation because of limited access due to adverse conditions. 5. To allow all operators to be deemed eligible for the emergency feed grain program regardless of income guidelines | 1/30/1997 | Y | Active |
  • 97-020-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council of the Three Affiliated Tribes does hereby authorize the Chairman and the Treasurer to negotiate and enter into a Vehicle Purchase Loan Agreement with the Lakeside State Bank, New Town, ND, for purchase of a vehicle on behalf of Tribal Security and Maintenance. BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council hereby directs the Tribal Programs Analyst and appropriate Finance staff to ensure that this purchase is put under the Tribes' Indirect Cost Provisional Rate | 1/30/1997 | Y | Active |
  • 97-021-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council hereby grants JS I. 7 dollars to assist these individuals to compete in the National Boxing Tournament. BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That Councilman Fox, because of his direct work with the boxing organizations on Fort Berthold shall assist in the administration of this grant assistance on behalf of these young boxers. | 1/30/1997 | Y | Active |
  • 97-022-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council does hereby appoint Ronald Smith Sr. to serve as Commissioner of the Board for the Fort Berthold Housing Authority, and that Abigail Bingen will no longer serve as Mandaree representative. | 1/30/1997 | Y | Active |
  • 97-023-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, That the _ Tribe hereby authorizes the White Shield the requirement to submit Indian for their Impact Aid Application the Tribe is satisfied with the p services by the White Shield School residing on Indian lands1/30/1997YActive
  • 97-024-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council hereby endorses the proposal entitled "Songs of Our People; Documentation and Preservation of Arikara Music" being submitted to the National Parks Service historic Preservation Funds program | 1/30/1997 | Y | Active |
  • 97-025-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council of the Three Affiliated Tribes, pursuant to its Constitutional power and authority, hereby grants a charter to the business corporation to be known as Legal Investigative Services, Inc., (a photo static copy of which is attached hereto). | 1/30/1997 | Y | Active |
  • 97-026-DSB | NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council of the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation elects to pursue the transfer of appropriated funds established in accordance with Title II of the Indian Financing Act of 1974, as amended, that would serve to comply with provisions contained under Title IV of the Act; and BE IT RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council of the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation, in its election set forth above, requests the transfer of Three Million Dollars ($3,000,000) of appropriated and related program funding sources, established in accordance with Title II (Loan Guaranty and Insurance), P.L. 93-262, as amended, in order that non reimbursable grants may be made available to establish, expand, and stimulate profit-making  Indian owned agricultural and economic enterprises on or near Reservations under the jurisdiction of the Aberdeen Area Office identified by the Federal Government as disaster areas; FURTHER, BE IT RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council of the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation requests that the Department of Interior make available One Million Dollars ($1,000,000) as Technical Assistance Grant Funds for the benefit of Native American Tribes under the jurisdiction of the Aberdeen Area Office, and BE IT FINALLY RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council of the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation elects to pursue the avenue whereby Secretarial authority to approve transactions under provisions of P.L. 93-262, as amended, is locally delegated | 1/30/1997 | Y | Active |
  • 97-027-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, That the form, terms and provisions of that certain Loan Agreement, regarding a loan of up to $9,500,000 (the "Loan"), between the Tribe and Miller Schroeder Investments Corporation, a Minnesota corporation, ("Miller Schroeder"); that certain related $9,500,00 Promissory Note, payable to the order of Miller Schroeder; and that certain Depository Agreement between the Tribe, Miller Schroeder and the Depository Bank (collectively referred to as the "Loan Documents"),   NOW, NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That the obligations incurred by the Tribe in the Loan Documents are obligations of the Tribe, payable from revenues specifically pledged in the Loan Documents and the Tribe Business Council agrees to cure any deficiency. THEREFORE, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That the Chairman and the Treasurer of the Three Affiliated Tribes Tribal Business Council be, and hereby are, authorized and empowered to take all such further action including, without limitation, to arrange for and enter into supplemental agreements, instruments, certificates, or documents relating to the transactions contemplated by the Loan Documents and to execute and deliver all such supplemental agreements, instruments, certificates or documents in the name and on behalf of the Tribe, which shall in their sole judgment be necessary, proper or advisable in order to perform the Tribe's obligations under or in connection with the Loan Documents and the transaction contemplated therein, and to carry out fully the intent and effectuate the purposes of the foregoing resolution and that the signature of both of the above-named officers shall be sufficient to bind the Tribe; and NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED,. That the Tribe hereby covenants that so long as the Loan is outstanding and unpaid, and to the extent permitted by law, (i), it will continue to own and operate (through itself or an instrumentality or agency of the Tribe) gaming facilities in New Town, North Dakota on its Reservation; (ii) it will continue to conduct Class III Gaming (as defined in the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act, [P.L. 100-497, 25 U.S.C. Sections 2701 et seq.]) and federal regulations promulgated pursuant thereto at such gaming facility; and (iii) it will contribute the money necessary to find the Debt Service Reserve Fund required by the Loan Documents; and NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That the foregoing resolutions shall be effective as of the date of these resolutions and shall remain in full force and effect thereafter and may be relied upon by Miller Schroeder, its assigns and participants, thereafter until such entities have received written notification from the Tribe of rescission of such authority; and NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That the Tribe hereby directs that the Loan Documents be submitted to the Director of the Aberdeen Area Office of the United States Bureau of Indian Affairs in compliance with 25 U.S.C. Section 81, to the extent applicable, along with a copy of this resolution; and NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That after consultation with legal counsel who explained the ramifications of waiving sovereign immunity, the Tribal Business Council, on behalf of the Tribe, hereby expressly waives the Tribe's sovereign immunity from suit, and consents to jurisdiction, as provided for in the Loan Documents; and NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That in determining the amount required under Article Vn of the Tribal State Gaming Compact to be directed to, and utilized within, economic development and social welfare programs of the Tribe, the Tribe will allocate to economic development such amounts of the debt service on this loan as are not directly related to gaming; substantially in the form as reviewed by the undersigned and the Tribe's performance of its obligations under the Loan Documents, be, and hereby are, in all respects, approved; and NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That the Chairman and the Treasurer of the Three Affiliated Tribes Tribal Business Council be, and hereby are, authorized and empowered to execute and deliver said Loan Documents in the name and on behalf of the Tribe, substantially in the form approved, with such changes therein and modifications and amendments thereto as they may in their sole discretion approve, which approval shall be conclusively evidenced by their execution thereof, and that the signature of any one of the above-named officers shall be sufficient to bind the Tribe; and | 1/31/1997 | Y | Active |
  • 97-028-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Tribal Business Council hereby affirms the appointment of West Segment Council Representative, Tex G. Hall to the Tribal Employment Rights Office as a Commissioner with full authority- and privileges of a voting member. Appointment is retro active from December 2, 1996 | 1/31/1997 | Y | Active |
  • 97-029-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council of the Three Affiliated Tribes hereby authorizes the Chairman of the Three Affiliated Tribes to execute on behalf of the Tribe the Assumption Agreement as attached hereto, which transfers the purchase agreement and all the rights and obligations thereto to the Three Affiliated Tribes; and NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council hereby expressly waives its sovereign immunity to the extent provided for in the Assumption Agreement, which limits the waiver to the recovery of the equipment that is the subject of the Agreement.|2/12/1997|Y|Active|
  • 97-030-DSB | NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council hereby authorizes the Education Department $1,400.00 to help with refreshments, supplies, promotional/media expenses for the Tribal Education Week.  2/13/1997YActive
  • 97-031-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Three Affiliated Tribes' Tribal Business Council goes on record to recognize Irene Bluestone Hale as a certified Hidatsa language instructor.|2/13/1997|Y|Active|
  • 97-032-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council of the Three Affiliated Tribes does hereby designate Barley "Texx" Lone Bear, TAT MR&I Water Project Coordinator, as the official tribal representative on the Mni-Sose Intertribal Water Rights Coalition Board. BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council further designates Austin Gillette and/or any other Three Affiliated Tribal Councilman as an alternate to the Mni-Sose Intertribal Water Rights Coalition Board. BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That this resolution hereby rescinds R#95-045-DSB, dated January 12, 1995 | 2/13/1997 | Y | Active |
  • 97-033-DSB | NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council hereby authorizes the contracting of Fiscal Year 1997 funding received through Grants under the Library Services and Construction Act (LSCA), Title IV, Library Services to Indian Tribes and Hawaiian Natives Programs to the Fort Berthold Community College for purposes outlined above. | 2/13/1997 | Y | Active |
  • 97-034-DSB | NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that Leslie A. White 301-U8705 is hereby relinquished from the official membership roll of the Three Affiliated Tribes.  BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That the Assiniboine Sioux Tribe is to be advised of this action by a copy of this approved Resolution. | 2/13/1997 | Y | Active |
  • 97-035-DSB | NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that Carol Whiteman, 301-U4677 is hereby relinquished from the official membership roll of the Three Affiliated Tribes.  BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That the Spirit Lake Nation is to be advised of this action by a copy of this approved Resolution. | 2/13/1997 | Y | Active |
  • 97-036-DSB | NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that Donna Whiteman, 301-U4704 is hereby relinquished from the official membership roll of the Three Affiliated Tribes.  BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That the Spirit Lake Nation is to be advised of this action by a copy of this approved Resolution. | 2/13/1997 | Y | Active |
  • 97-037-DSB | NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that Lori F. WhiteTail, 301-U4571 is hereby relinquished from the official membership roll of the Three Affiliated Tribes.  BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That the Spirit Lake Nation is to be advised of this action by a copy of this approved Resolution | 2/13/1997 | Y | Active |
  • 97-038-DSB | NOW THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, That the Three Affiliated Tribes Tribal Business Council approves the purchase of land, exclusive of minerals, from Quail Bruce, 301-U5005 for a cash consideration of $24,400.00 which is the Fair Market Value, utilizing funds from the FmHA Land Purchase Account and hereby authorizes the Chairman of the Tribal Business Council, It's Secretary, and the Superintendent of the Fort Berthold Agency, the Area Director, and the Commissioner of Indian Affairs to prepare all documents and to do all things necessary to transfer title of the land to the United States of America in trust for the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Indian Reservation, to wit: 3100/3100-B, SSE, SWSW, SSESW, NWSESW, ENESESW, ENESE, SWNESE Section 9, T. 151 N., R. 94 W., Fifth Principal Meridian, North Dakota, containing 185.00 acres, more or less, valued at $24,400.00 | 2/13/1997 | Y | Active |
  • 97-039-DSB | NOW THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, That the Three Affiliated Tribes Tribal Business Council approves the purchase of land, exclusive of minerals, from Melda Lambert, 301- U450 for a cash consideration of $25,200.00 which is the Fair Market Value, utilizing funds from the FmHA Land Purchase Account and hereby authorizes the Chairman of the Tribal Business Council, It's Secretary, and the Superintendent of the Fort Berthold Agency, the Area Director, and the Commissioner of Indian Affairs to prepare all documents and to do all things necessary to transfer title of the land to the United States of America in trust for the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Indian Reservation, to wit: 1268 SE1/4SW1/4 Section 26, T. 148 N., R.88 W., Fifth Principal Meridian, North Dakota, containing 40.00 acres, more or less, valued at $25,200.0 | 2/13/1997 | Y | Active |
  • 97-040-DSB | NOW TFIEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, That the Three Affiliated Tribes Tribal Business Council approves the purchase of land, exclusive of minerals, from Rosaria Wicker, 301-U2115 for a cash consideration of $6,683.33 which is the Fair Market Value, utilizing funds from the FmHA Land Purchase Account and hereby authorizes the Chairman of the Tribal Business Council, It's Secretary, and the Superintendent of the Fort Berthold Agency, the Area Director, and the Commissioner of Indian Affairs to prepare all documents and to do all things necessary to transfer title of the land to the United States of America in trust for the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Indian Reservation, to wit: 380A An undivided 1/6 interest within SW1/4 Section 2, T. 150 N., R.93 W., Fifth Principal Meridian, North Dakota, containing 160.00 acres, more or less, valued at $6,683.33 | 2/13/1997 | Y | Active |
  • 97-041-DSB | NOW THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, That the Three Affiliated Tribes Tribal Business Council approves the purchase of land, exclusive of minerals, from James D. Wicker, 301- U4575 for a cash consideration of $6,683.33 which is the Fair Market Value, utilizing funds from the FmHA Land Purchase Account and hereby authorizes the Chairman of the Tribal Business Council, It's Secretary, and the Superintendent of the Fort Berthold Agency, the Area Director, and the Commissioner of Indian Affairs to prepare all documents and to do all things necessary to transfer title of the land to the United States of America in trust for the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Indian Reservation, to wit: 380A An undivided 1/6 interest within SW1/4 Section 2, T. 150 N., R.93 W., Fifth Principal Meridian, North Dakota, containing 160.00 acres, more or less, valued at $6,683.33 | 2/13/1997 | Y | Active |
  • 97-042-DSB | NOW THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, That the Three Affiliated Tribes Tribal Business Council approves the purchase of land, exclusive of minerals, from Joseph Chase, Jr., 301- U620 for a cash consideration of $19,200.00 which is the Fair Market Value, utilizing funds from the Docket 350G Land Purchase Account and hereby authorizes the Chairman of the Tribal Business Council, It's Secretary, and the Superintendent of the Fort Berthold Agency, the Area Director, and the Commissioner of Indian Affairs to prepare all documents and to do all things necessary to transfer title of the land to the United States of America in trust for the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Indian Reservation, to wit: 2116 SW1/4NE1/4, E1/2SE1/4 Section 14, NWI/4NEI/4 Section 23, T. 147 N. R.90 W., Fifth Principal Meridian, North Dakota, containing 160.00 acres, more or less, valued at $19,200.00 | 2/13/1997 | Y | Active |
  • 97-043-DSB | NOW THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, That the Three Affiliated Tribes Tribal Business Council approves the exchange of lands described below, exclusive of minerals, held in trust by the United States of America for the Three Affiliated Tribes and lands held in trust by the United States of America for Dale Little Soldier, 301-U1045, hereby authorized the Chairman, the Tribal Business Council, its Secretary, and Superintendent of the Fort Berthold Agency, the Area Director, and the Commissioner of Indian Affairs to prepare all documents and to do all things necessary to exchange lands for which title is to be transferred to the Tribe and Dale Little Soldier, under the terms and conditions as stated below: Dale Little Soldier, 301-U1045 825 exchanging SE1/4NE1/4 Section 35, T. 147 N., R. 89 W., Fifth Principal Meridian, North Dakota, containing 40,00 acres, more or less. Tribal Land: 5418 Exchanging M&B within W1/2W1/2SE1/4SE14 Section 18-146-88; 5419 M&B, within SW1/4SW1/4, W1/2W1/2SE1/4SW1/4 Section 17, T. 146 N., R. 88 W., Fifth Principal Meridian, North Dakota, containing 30 acres, more or less | 2/13/1997 | Y | Active |
  • 97-044-DSB | NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council of the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation elects to exclude those functions, services, and activities identified within the 477 Demonstration Project, from the Consolidated Tribal Government Program contract; and BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council of the Three Affiliated Tribes approves recontracting of those functions, services, and activities identified within the 477 Demonstration Project, effective October 1, 1996, on a fiscal year basis, as specified in the Consolidated Tribal Government Program Contract | 2/13/1997 | Y | Active |
  • 97-045-DSB | NOW THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, That the Three Affiliated Tribes Tribal Business Council approves the exchange of lands described below, exclusive of minerals, held in trust by the United States of America for the Three Affiliated Tribes and lands held in trust by the United States of America for Dale Little Soldier, 301-U1045, hereby authorized the Chairman, the Tribal Business Council, its Secretary, and Superintendent of the Fort Berthold Agency, the Area Director, and the Commissioner of Indian Affairs to prepare all documents and to do all things necessary to exchange lands for which title is to be transferred to the Tribe and Dale Little Soldier, under the terms and conditions as stated below: Dale Little Soldier, 301-U1045 825 exchanging SE1/4NE1/4 Section 35, T. 147 N., R. 89 W., Fifth Principal Meridian, North Dakota, containing 40,00 acres, more or less. Tribal Land: 5418 Exchanging M&B within W1/2W1/2SE1/4SE14 Section 18-146-88; 5419 M&B, within SW1/4SW1/4, W1/2W1/2SE1/4SW1/4 Section 17, T. 146 N., R. 88 W., Fifth Principal Meridian, North Dakota, containing 30 acres, more or less | 2/13/1997 | Y | Active |
  • 97-046-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council of the Three Affiliated Tribes hereby finds that it is in the best interests of its members and in the best interests of the Tribes that the oil and gas resources of the Tribes and its members be developed in accordance with the Exploration and Development Agreement developed ; and NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, That subject to the approval by the Tribal Business Council of the final agreement to be presented to the Council within 14 days of the date this resolution is passed, and subject to further review by legal counsel for the Tribe, the form, terms and provisions of the Exploration and Development Agreement between Alenco Oil & Gas (N.D.), Inc. and the Tribe substantially in the form as attached hereto, are approved; and NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That subject to the approval by the Tribal Business Council of the final agreement to be presented to the Council within 14 days of the date this resolution is passed, the Chairman and the Secretary of the Three Affiliated Tribes Tribal Business Council are hereby authorized and empowered to execute and deliver said Exploration and Development Agreement in the name and on behalf of the Tribe, which approval shall be conclusively evidenced by their execution thereof, and that the signature of both of the above-named officers shall be sufficient to bind the Tribe; and NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That upon approval by the Tribal Business Council of the final agreement to be presented to the Council within 14 days of the date this resolution is passed, the Chairman and the Secretary of the Three Affiliated Tribes Tribal Business Council are authorized and empowered to take all such further action including, without limitation, to arrange for and enter into supplemental agreements, instruments, certificates, or documents relating to the transactions contemplated by the Exploration and Development Agreement and to execute and deliver all such supplemental agreements, instruments, certificates or documents in the name and on behalf of the Tribe, which shall in their sole judgment be necessary, proper or advisable in order to perform the Tribe's obligations under or in connection with the Exploration and Development Agreement and the transactions contemplated therein, and to carry out fully the intent and effectuate the purposes of the foregoing resolution and that the signature of both of the above-named officers shall be sufficient to bind the Tribe; and NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That subject to the approval by the Tribal Business Council of the final agreement to be presented to the Council within 14 days of the date this resolution is passed, and after consultation with legal counsel who explained the ramifications of waiving sovereign immunity, the Tribal Business Council, on behalf of the Tribe, hereby expressly waives the Tribe's sovereign immunity from suit, and consents to jurisdiction, as provided for in the Exploration and Development Agreement; and NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That subject to the approval by the Tribal Business Council of the final agreement to be presented to the Council within 14 days of the date this resolution is passed, the Tribe hereby directs that the Exploration and Development Agreement be submitted to the Bureau of Indian Affairs in compliance with 25 U.S.C. Section 81, and the Indian Mineral Development Act of 1982, 25 U.S.C. Sections 2101 et seq. to the extent applicable, along with a copy of this resolution; and NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That upon approval by the Tribal Business Council of the final agreement to be presented to the Council within 14 days of the date this resolution is passed, the Tribal Business Council hereby requests that the Bureau of Indian Affairs approve this Exploration and Development Agreement with Alenco Oil & Gas (N.D.), Inc. at its earnest opportunity|2/13/1997|Y|Active|
  • 97-047-DSB | NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council duly and officially approves the enrollment of the following 19 applicants | 2/13/1997 | Y | Active |
  • 97-048-DSBNOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council hereby appoints Pete Coffey, Jr. and Nina Fox to serve as Directors of the Fort Berthold Communications Board with all the authorities, duties, and responsibilities normally assigned to such positions. BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That the individuals appointed above shall replace Directors Abigail Bingen and Jerry Irwin on this Board. | 2/13/1997 | Y | Amended  2/13/1998 by 98-017-DSB |
  • 97-049-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Three Affiliated Tribes Tribal Business Council hereby approves the selection of Denby Deegan, an enrolled member of the Three Affiliated Tribes, to perform the duties required to develop plans, specifications, and drawings of a 120' x 70' with a 10' ceiling steel building via contract.  BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, The Three Affiliated Tribes 'Tribal Business Council hereby approves that Denby Deegan, Architect, shall be compensated from the Budget Line Item entitled Architect/Engineer of Grant No. B-96-SR-3 0-001. | 2/13/1997 | Y | Active |
  • 97-050-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Three Affiliated Tribes Tribal Business Council hereby approves the most efficient way to complete construction on the New Senior Citizen/ Community Facility will be to contract with various firms for the different phases of construction, i.e. structural, mechanical, electrical stages. BE IT FURTHER RESOLVE that the White Shield/East Segment Council Representative, Austin Gillette, is assigned the responsibility for administering this project though completion. | 2/13/1997 | Y | Active |
  • 97-051-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that this resolution shall replace Resolution 97-16-EH; and THEREFORE BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that this resolution shall replace Resolution 96-213DSB; and THEREFORE BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That the Board of Directors of the Tribal Gaming Enterprise Board shall have the authority to sign checks and all other necessary documents of the Tribe's gaming enterprises, including the Four Bears Casino and Lodge, the convenience store, RV park and other enterprises; and THEREFORE BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council of the Three Affiliated Tribes hereby creates a Board of Directors to have management authority over the Tribal gaming enterprise as follows | 2/13/1997 | Y | Rescinded by 00-013-DSB on 1-18-2000. |
  • 97-052-DSB | NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED That the Tribal Business Council of the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation encourages the State of North Dakota's use of Department of Interior Labor Force Statistics that document the high unemployment rate in Reservation areas; and BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council of the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation strongly urges the Governor of the State of North Dakota to request a waiver of the provision contained in the Welfare Reform Act, whereby persons, age 18-50, with no dependent children and who are not disabled, can receive food stamps for only three (3) months in a three (3) year period unless they are employed. | 2/13/1997 | Y | Active |
  • 97-053-DSB | NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, That in order for the Fort Berthold Coalition Against Domestic Violence Program (hereinafter referred to as "the Program") to continue to provide critically needed services to the tribal membership, the Three Affiliated Tribes Tribal Business Council hereby agrees to allow the Program to occupy the "Kinden" building for use as office space and as a counseling center; and BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That in realization that the cost of these services provided by the Program far exceeds the funding available, the use of this building will be granted rent free with the exception that the Program will be responsible for maintaining all utilities. AND BE IT FINALLY RESOLVED, That any necessary agreements shall be executed between the Director of the Program and the tribally designated entity/person responsible for managing tribal properties. | 2/13/1997 | Y | Active |
  • 97-054-DSB | THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that: 1. the attached amendments described above are hereby adopted; 2. the amendments and new laws adopted apply to all pre-existing claims and pending cases and are essential in order to regulate the court caseload; and 3. any prior inconsistent provisions are repealed. | 2/13/1997 | Y | Active |
  • 97-055-DSB | WHEREAS, It is the considered judgment of the Tribal Business Council that a Sub recipient Agreement be developed for the purpose of carrying out the intent of the Indian HOME Program grant award; and NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, The Tribal Business Council of the Three Affiliated Tribes approves the Sub recipient Agreement between the Three Affiliated Tribes and the | 2/13/1997 | Y | Active |
  • 97-056-DSB | THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Tribal Business Council of the Three Affiliated Tribes hereby elects to re-establish membership with the National Indian Gaming Association, effective immediately; and THEREFORE BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Tribal Business Council does hereby authorize the necessary membership fees required for full membership with NIGA to be paid, in an amount not to exceed $3,000 | 2/13/1997 | Y | Active |
  • 97-057-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council of the Three Affiliated Tribes hereby employs Phillip Frazer as the next Controller of the Tribal gaming enterprise, including Four Bears Casino and Lodge, at a salary of $50,000 per year, subject to the appropriate background investigation; and BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Tribal Business Council hereby authorizes a payment to Executive Management Resources of Las Vegas, Nevada in the amount of $15,000, as payment for the referral of Mr. Frazer to the Tribe. | 03-03-1997 | Y | Active |
  • 97-058-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, That for the specific purpose of providing a general indemnification to Roy Galyean as General Manager of the gaming operations of the Three Affiliated Tribes, the Tribal Business Council of the Three Affiliated Tribes hereby adopts the attached indemnification rule, whose purposes make it plain that the Three Affiliated Tribes will indemnify Roy Galyean, as an employee of the Tribe, according to the limitations set forth in the rule, along with the following additional limits on such general indemnification: 1) Roy Galyean will be indemnified for liability imposed on him in relation to the performance of his duties as General Manager up to the amount of $1,000,000 for each separate occurrence causing liability, and 2) Roy Galyean will be indemnified for any and all reasonable out-of-pocket legal expenses, including attorney's fees, associated with any lawsuit brought by a third party against Mr. Galyean in relation to the performance of his duties as General Manager; and THEREFORE BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council of the Three Affiliated Tribes hereby agrees to indemnify Roy Galyean, as an employee of the Tribe, in accordance with the attached indemnification rule as limited by this resolution, retroactive to the date Mr. Galyean assumed his duties as general manager of the Tribe's gaming operations, which date is February 13, 1997. | 03-03-1997 | Y | Active |
  • 97-059-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Tribal Business Council, after full and complete review of the language of the proposed North Dakota Legislative Bill relating to the Tribal-State Compact, hereby do oppose the Bill's submittal and approval by the State Legislature. BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Tribal Business Council is in agreement that they have considered and will support passage of the Bill only in its original form as presented to the Tribal Business Council, and, subject to further review and action by full Council, do not support any amendments or deletions to the Legislative Bill being considered. BE IT FINALLY RESOLVED, That it is understood and affirmed by the Tribal Business Council that passage of this resolution in no way surrenders or otherwise affect the legal rights or protections of the Three Affiliated Tribes pursuant to the Compact already in existence. | 03-03-1997 | Y | Active |
  • 97-060-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council of the Three Affiliated Tribes hereby finds that it is in the best interests of its members and in the best interests of the Tribe that the oil and gas resources of the Tribe and its members be developed in accordance with the Exploration and Development Agreement; and NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That the form, terms and provisions of the Exploration and Development Agreement and Tribal and allotted oil and gas leases between Alenco Oil & Gas (N.D.), Inc. and the Tribe and individual Indian owners, as attached hereto, are hereby approved; and NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That the Chairman and the Secretary of the Three Affiliated Tribes Tribal Business Council are hereby authorized and empowered to execute and deliver said Exploration and Development Agreement and Tribal Leases governing all Tribal Land that is not subject to any valid oil and gas lease or mineral agreement in favor of a third party in the name and on behalf of the Tribe, which approval shall be conclusively evidenced by their execution thereof, and that the signature of both of the above-named officers shall be sufficient to bind the Tribe; and NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That any and all supplemental agreements, instruments, certificates, or documents relating to the transactions contemplated by the Exploration and Development Agreement shall be submitted to the Tribal Business Council for review and approval; and NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That after consultation with legal counsel who explained the ramifications of waiving sovereign immunity, the Tribal Business Council, on behalf of the Tribe, hereby expressly waives the Tribe's sovereign immunity from suit, and consents to jurisdiction, as provided for in the Exploration and Development Agreement; an | 03-12-1997 | Y | Active |
  • 97-061-DSB | NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED and recommended by the Tribal Business Council of the Three Affiliated Tribes that the ISTEA legislation should be renewed to include establishment of a government-to-government relationship between the Federal Highway Administration and the Indian tribes, pursuant to President Clinton's executive memorandum of April 29, 1994, which will be accomplished by establishing an Indian Reservation Roads Program Office at the Deputy Assistant Secretary level within the Department of Transportation; and NOW THEREFORE BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED and recommended by the Three Affiliated Tribes that the ISTEA legislation should be renewed to include additional funds for safety programs on Indian reservation roads in an amount not less than $5,000,000, allocated directly to the tribes needing such programs; and NOW THEREFORE BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED and recommended by the Three Affiliated Tribes that the ISTEA legislation should be amended to include direct funding to Indian tribes of roads programs, consistent with funding provisions for states and including adequate funds for road maintenance, repair and replacement; and NOW THEREFORE BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED and recommended by the Three Affiliated Tribes that the ISTEA legislation should be renewed to include an allocation of as much funds as are necessary for transportation planning out of funds that are otherwise available; and NOW THEREFORE BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Three Affiliated Tribes will make such efforts as are necessary to assist the United States Congress, including working with the Congressional delegation from North Dakota, to incorporate the above recommendations into the legislation renewing the Intermodal Surface Transportation Act of 1991 during the First Session of the 105th Congress. | 03-13-1997 | Y | Active |
  • 97-062-DSB | NOW THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Three Affiliated Tribes hereby requests the Bureau of Indian Affairs to assist in filing the application and all other necessary documents to obtain a federal license from the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) and to coordinate all related activities with the State Radio Office in Bismarck, North Dakota. | 03-13-1997 | Y | Active |
  • 97-063-DSBvNOW, THEREFORE, BE RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council of the Three Affiliated Tribes hereby approves the operational changes as recommended by the General Manager and casino management, which will provide as follows: Provided all applicable Federal, state and tribal laws, are followed, including the Tribal-state gaming compact between the Three Affiliated Tribes and the State of North Dakota, any person between the ages of 18 to 21 years of age may engage in gaming at the Four Bears Casino and Lodge upon presentation by that person to Casino personnel of satisfactory evidence that he or she is presently on active duty as a member of the armed forces of the United States. | 03-13-1997 | Y | Active |
  • 97-064-DSB | NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council duly and officially approves the enrollment of the following Seven applicants.03-13-1997YActive
  • 97-065-DSB | NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that Merle WhiteTail, 301-U4572 is hereby relinquished from the official membership roll of the Three Affiliated Tribes.  BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That the Spirit Lake Nation is to be advised of this action by a copy of this approved Resolution. | 03-13-1997 | Y | Active |
  • 97-066-DSB | NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that Martin D. WhiteTail, 301-U3441 is hereby relinquished from the official membership roll of the Three Affiliated Tribes.  BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That the Spirit Lake Nation is to be advised of this action by a copy of this approved Resolution. | 03-13-1997 | Y | Active |
  • 97-067-DSB | NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that ANNE E. WHITE 301-U3265 is hereby relinquished from the membership roll of the Three Affiliated Tribes.  BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That the Wisconsin Winnebago Tribe is to be advised of this action by a copy of this approved Resolution. | 03-13-1997 | Y | Active |
  • 97-068-DSB | THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Tribal Business Council does hereby authorize and appoint Councilman Mark Fox as the principal delegate, and Councilman Ed Hall as the alternate, representing the Three Affiliated Tribes in the National Indian Gaming Association in all matters in which the Three Affiliated Tribes is allowed a vote. | 03-14-1997 | Y | Active |
  • 97-069-DSB | NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, by the Three Affiliated Tribes Business Council that $7,500 is authorized to be paid to the North Dakota Indian Gaming Association every four months; NTE $22,500 per year; and NOW THEREFORE BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Three Affiliated Tribes Business Council will expect to receive, at least quarterly ,a report of the activities of the North Dakota Indian Gaming Association | 03-14-1997 | Y | Active |
  • 97-070-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council does hereby provide monetary assistance to the immediate families of the enrolled members in concern to assist them in securing the opportunity to present their possible claim or grievance, and that such monetary assistance amount shall not exceed one - thousand dollars: and that it is understood that such assistance is provided for the exclusive purpose of obtaining proper legal representation.. | 03-14-1997 | Y | Active |
  • 97-071-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, That the Tribal Council hereby appoints Mark N. Fox to serve on the FBHA Board of Directors until such time as the Council agrees to either reappoint former Board member Cindy Packineau or appoint another Board member properly. | 03-14-1997 | Y | Active |
  • 97-072-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council of the Three Affiliated Tribes hereby declares that any person or other entity doing business within the exterior boundaries of the Fort Berthold Reservation, whether the principal place of business thereof is situated within or without the Reservation, shall fully comply with any and all applicable laws of the Three Affiliated Tribes regulating, taxing, or otherwise governing the business activity in which engaged, in addition to any and all applicable laws of the United States | 03-14-1997 | Y | Active |
  • 97-073-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council of the Three Affiliated Tribes hereby authorizes the Tribal Finance Officer, Mr. Dennis Maddox, to request and receive information regarding any and all accounts at any financial institution used by the Three Affiliated Tribes and to transfer funds between accounts as needed. | 03-13-1997 | Y | Active |
  • 97-074-DSB | NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council of the Three Affiliated Tribes hereby, according to its duly endowed authorities enumerated in the Constitution of the Three Affiliated Tribes, appoints Mr. Elgin Crows Breast to the position as member of the Three Affiliated Tribes Education Committee. | 03-14-1997 | Y | Active |
  • 97-075-DSB | NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council of the Three Affiliated Tribes hereby, according to its duly endowed authorities enumerated in the Constitution of the Three Affiliated Tribes, temporarily appoints Mr. Thomas Bird Bear to the position as member of the Three Affiliated Tribes, Tribal Employment Rights Office, Board of Commissioners. | 03-14-1997 | Y | Rescinded by 97-216-DSB on 9-26-1997 |
  • 97-076-DSB | NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council of the Three Affiliated Tribes hereby, according to its duly endowed authorities enumerated in the Constitution of the Three Affiliated Tribes, temporarily appoints Mr. Thomas Bird Bear to the position as member of the Three Affiliated Tribes, Fort Berthold Housing Authority, Board of Commissioners. | 03-14-1997 | Y | Amended by 97-207-DSB on 9-16-1997. |
  • 97-077-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, That the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Indian Reservation hereby approve and authorizes the Municipal, Rural and Industrial Water Project to enter into a construction contract with Capital City Construction to construct the Twin Buttes and Four Bears Water Treatment Plants at the price of $1,802,000.00 | 3-14-1997 | Y | Active
  • 97-078-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council of the Three Affiliated Tribes hereby authorizes and directs that immediate payment in the total amount of $19,028.37 be made to the Internal Revenue Service, as and for full and final settlement of the liability of the Fort Berthold Coalition Against Domestic Violence for the assessed 1993 and 1994 federal payroll taxes. | 03-14-1997 | Y | Active |
  • 97-079-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council of the Three Affiliated Tribes hereby approves the appointment of Mark N. Fox to forthwith serve in the capacity of Treasurer of the Tribal Business Council in place of Thomas P. Bird Bear, whose appointment to such position had been previously approved via Resolution #96-226-DSB. | 04-08-1997 | Y | Active |
  • 97-080-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, The Three Affiliated Tribes hereby declares the Fort Berthold Reservation a major disaster area which included portions of McLean, Mountrail, McKenzie, Dunn, Mercer, Ward counties due to the severe snow storm of April 1997. NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, That the Three Affiliated Tribes Tribal Business Council hereby requests financial relief for business and livestock operations from the Federal Emergency Management Agency, United States Department of Agriculture and other federal agencies that may apply, on behalf of tribal enrolled members and the tribe as a whole | 04-08-1997 | Y | Active |
  • 97-081-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Tribal Council supports the following Bill, (attached in its entirety), to provide financing to the Three Affiliated Tribes in the amount of that will enable recovery from this natural disaster. | 04-08-1997 | Y | Active |
  • 97-082-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council of the Three Affiliated Tribes hereby authorizes the Fort Berthold Development Corporation to act on behalf of LCM to complete the Section 522 housing renovation contract with the Fort Berthold Housing Authority; and NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council hereby dissolves the Lumber Construction Manufacturing Corporation and distributes its remaining assets, wherever they may be found, to the Fort Berthold Development Corporation; and NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council hereby transfers to the Fort Berthold Development Corporation those assets formerly owned by LCM acquired from the Bureau of Indian Affairs during the Chapter 11 bankruptcy of LCM; and NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council hereby authorizes the Tribal Chairman and the Tribal Treasurer to sign such documents as may be necessary to show the transfer of those assets to the Fort Berthold Development Corporation, including, but not limited to, a quit claim deed or deeds from the Tribe to LCM on the land formerly owned by LCM within the city of New Town, North Dakota, it being understood that the Fort Berthold Development Corporation remains a corporate entity wholly owned and controlled by the Three Affiliated Tribes; and NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That the above transfer of assets to the Fort Berthold Development Corporation shall not affect repayment of those loans with Lakeside State Bank of New Town which are secured by rental income coming to the Tribe from the dialysis center operated by the Tribe under a self-determination contract with the Indian Health Service located in a building formerly owned by LCM. | 04-08-1997 | Y | Active |
  • 97-083-DSB | NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, the Three Affiliated Tribes hereby authorize Fort Berthold Community College to expend the $104,000 interest balance to enhance current operation.  BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Tribal Business Council agrees to pay the April 1, 1998 payment due of $104,000.00 | 4-09-1997 | Y | Active |
  • 97-084-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council of the Three Affiliated Tribes hereby approves the appointment of the following members of the Three Affiliated Tribes Gaming Enterprise Board, for the terms indicated below each of their names, it being understood that pursuant to Resolution No. 97-51-DSB all persons appointed after the initial terms of office of the Board members will be for three (3) years, with three (3) persons initially being appointed for three (3) year terms, three (3) persons initially being appointed for two (2) year terms, and the Chairman's initial appointee being appointed for a one (1) year term; John Stone, Jr., Chairman's appointee (One year term), Eugene Voigt, White Shield Segment appointee ( year term Adrian Foote, Sr.. Parshall/Lucky Mound Segment ( Three- year term) appointee Tom Hale, North Segment appointee (Three,- year term), Dave Brendsel, Four Bears Segment appointee ( year term), Ted Lone Fight, III., Mandaree Segment appointee ( Three year term), Marlien Gillette. Twin Buttes Segment appointee ( year term), NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council of the Three Affiliated Tribes hereby extends the period established by Resolution No. 97-51-DSB for appointment of the members of the Three Affiliated Tribes Gaming Enterprise Board to the date of the Tribal Business Council meeting at which the above members have been appointed and this Resolution has been approved | 04-09-1997 | Y | Active |
  • 97-085-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED. That the Tribal Business Council hereby directs that the appropriate and necessary action be taken to secure from the Community First National Bank and Trust Company of Dickinson, North Dakota, a loan in the amount One  hundred Thirty Four Thousand Dollars ($134,000.00) and authorizes and directs the Chairman and Treasurer of the Tribal Business Council to sign all documents necessary to secure said loan.  BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council hereby expressly authorizes a limited waiver of the sovereign immunity of the Three Affiliated Tribes for the purpose of the enforcement of any loan document to be entered into between the Three Affiliated Tribes and the Community First National Bank and Trust Company of Dickinson, North Dakota, pursuant to this Resolution, such waiver to be specifically limited to the amount of the loan transaction, including accrued interest and any accumulated penalties and costs. | 04-09-1997 | Y | Active |
  • 97-086-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business of the Three Affiliated Tribes hereby grants a limited waiver of immunity from suit in the event the Tribe defaults on the Lease Agreement between Northern Leasing, Inc., (Lessor) and the Three Affiliated Tribes (Lessee), and that such default remedies shall be governed by the Code of Laws of the Three Affiliated Tribes, providing for the recovery of property in dispute, as contained in the Repossession Statute, and this provision shall replace the default provisions contained in the Lease Agreement. BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That any disputes over the terms and conditions of the Lease Agreement shall be resolved in the Fort Berthold District Court of the Three Affiliated Tribes, and that this shall replace the language in the Lease Agreement in reference to the Lease Agreement being governed by North Dakota law. BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That the Chairman of the Three Affiliated Tribes is hereby authorized to execute the Equipment Lease with Northern Leasing, Inc., on behalf of the Three Affiliated Tribes04-09-1997YActive
  • 97-087-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business of the Three Affiliated Tribes hereby grants a limited waiver of immunity from suit in the event the Tribe defaults on the Lease Agreement between Northern Leasing, Inc., (Lessor) and the Three Affiliated Tribes (Lessee), and that such default remedies shall be governed by the Code of Laws of the Three Affiliated Tribes, providing for the recovery of property in dispute, as contained in the Repossession Statute, and this provision shall replace the default provisions contained in the Lease Agreement. BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That any disputes over the terms and conditions of the Lease Agreement shall be resolved in the Fort Berthold District Court of the Three Affiliated Tribes, and that this shall replace the language in the Lease Agreement in reference to the Lease Agreement being governed by North Dakota law. BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That the Chairman of the Three Affiliated Tribes is hereby authorized to execute the Equipment Lease with Northern Leasing, Inc., on behalf of the Three Affiliated Tribes | 04-09-1997 | Y | Active |
  • 97-088-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED. That the Tribal Business Council hereby approves Modification #1, an increase in the amount of $24,866 for Fiscal Year 1997 Title VI Aging Services Program Budget, for a total of $87,013 in tribal funds in order to reach program goals and objectives. | 04-09-1997 | Y | Active |
  • 97-089-DSB | NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council of the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation approves and endorses the drafting of amending legislation to increase the authorization ceiling specified under P.L. 99-294; and BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council of the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation endorses the efforts of the Bureau of Reclamation, an Agency of the Department of Interior, to draft amending legislation to Public Law 99-294, seeking to increase the authorization ceiling that will allow additional funding to meet the needs of the Three Affiliated Tribes' municipal, rural and industrial water supply systems on the Fort Berthold Reservation. FINALLY, BE IT RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council of the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation supports and confirms the Bureau of Reclamation's solicitation of the Three Affiliated Tribes' input in preparing legislation necessary to seek an increase in the authorization ceiling for municipal, rural, and industrial water supply systems on the Fort Berthold Reservation | 04-09-1997 | Y | Active |
  • 97-090-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, THAT The Tribal Business Council hereby approves the appointment of the following Tribal Business Council Members to serve as members of the Judicial Committee.  Tex Hall - Chairman; Mark Fox - Member ; Daylon Spotted Bear - Member ; Ed Hall - Member; Luther Grinnell - Member ; Gerald Wite Sr. - Member BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council of the Three Affiliated Tribes hereby formally approves the authority and jurisdiction of the judicial committee. BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That this resolution supersedes, any previous action, or resolution to the contrary or which conflicts with It's terms, or which may be Interpreted contrary to the above provisions. BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That this resolution shall take effect Immediately | 04-09-1997 | Y | Active |
  • 97-091-DSB | THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, The Tribal Business Council hereby assures compliance with DDHS, ACF, AIPB, and Head Start regulations as part of this Continuation Application request.  FURTHER BE IT RESOLVED, The Tribal Business Council Chairman is authorized to sign and certify all required forms. | 04-09-1997 | Y | Active |
  • 97-092-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, That in order to help conserve our limited natural resources and reduce the financial hardship of the livestock operators, the Tribal Business Council hereby requests an extension of the current Indian Acute Distress Donation Program until June 30. BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That the daily ration of livestock feed grain under the Indian Acute Distress Donation Program be doubled.04-09-1997YActive
  • 97-093-DSB | NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council of the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation elects to submit its application for financial assistance through the Office of Public Health, Indian Health Service, for Tribal Injury Prevention Program to be established for the Fort Berthold Reservation; BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That, in order to expedite the process, the Tribal Business Council of the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation authorizes and empowers the Executive Committee of the Tribal Business Council to negotiate, to the extent deemed necessary, and to execute all of the required instruments for completion and submission of the application to the Office of Public Health, Indian Health Service. | 04-21-1997 | Y | Active |
  • 97-094-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council does hereby proclaim its support of membership participation in the Fifth Annual Wellness Conference 1997.  BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Tribal Business Council hereby approves the Wellness Conference Budget request of — | 04-21-1997 | Y | Active |
  • 97-095-DSB | NOW THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Tribal Business Council shall provide the sum of $1000 for the purpose of sending 6 students (enrolled members) to a "hands-on" environmental camp located in Amidon, ND. This amount of money shall cover the cost of a week long camp and transportation costs BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That this sum of money will be awarded on an annual basis for the purpose of sending students who are enrolled members, to a "hands-on" environmental camp. | 04-25-1997 | Y | Active |
  • 97-096-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE , BE IT RESOLVED, that the Three Affiliated Tribes hereby grants financial support to the united effort of tribal nations to assist the many Native Americans and other non-native fellow citizens of the Grand Forks and Fargo region who are continuing to suffer from this flooding disaster.0 | 4-25-1997 | Y | Active |
  • 97-097-DSB | WHEREAS, This coverage is intended for only homes not already covered by federal or tribal programs and;  NOW THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, That the Comprehensive Management Office negotiate contracts with all respective Volunteer Fire Departments assigned to cover communities within the exterior boundaries of the Fort Berthold Indian Reservation and; ALSO, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED; That these contracts do not exceed $30 per home or $2.50 per 100 square feet and be updated every three years from now on. ALSO, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED; That the Three Affiliated Tribes Business Council agrees to pay these contracts on an annual basis | 7/21/1997 | Y | Active |
  • 97-098-DSB | BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That the Tribal Treasurer, Mark Fox and. Tribal Liaison, Carol Good Bear, take all necessary steps to implement this resolution. | 04-25-1997 | Y | Active |
  • 97-099-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council of the Mandan, Hidatsa, and Arikara Nation, collectively known as the Three Affiliated Tribes, hereby appoints Mark N. FOX as official delegate and representative to the Intertribal Monitoring Association. BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That subject to the same considerations and basis of appointment to the ITMA, that MARK N. FOX shall also be appointed as the official representative to the Native American Finance Officer's Association (NAFOA). | 04-25-1997 | Y | Active |
  • 97-100-DSB | NOW THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, That the Three Affiliated Tribes, Tribal Business Council approves the purchase of land, exclusive of minerals, from Albert Irwin, U5152 for a cash consideration of $2,666.67 which is the Fair Market Value, utilizing funds from the Docket 3 50-G Land Purchase Account and hereby authorizes the Chairman of the Tribal Business Council, It's Secretary, and the Superintendent of the Fort Berthold Agency, the Area Director, and the Commissioner of Indian Affairs to prepare all documents and to do all things necessary to transfer title of the land to the United States of America in trust for the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Indian Reservation, to wit; 1968 An undivided 1/9 interest within N1/2 Section 15, T. 147 N., R. 94 W., Fifth Principal Meridian, North Dakota, containing 320.00 acres, more or less, valued at $2,666.67 | 04-25-1997 | Y | Active |
  • 97-101-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, the Three Affiliated Tribes Tribal Business Council hereby appoints the following individual to serve on the Fort Berthold Housing Authority Board of Directors representing the Four Bears Segment effective immediately.   | 04-25-1997 | Y | Active |
  • 97-102-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council  does hereby grant to the White Shield Segment and Community $25,000 for the purpose of refurbishing the White Shield ceremonial arbor and grounds.05-14-1997 | Y | Active |
  • 97-103-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council does hereby grant and donate $12,000 dollars to each of the respective segment communities in support of their traditional and cultural activities held during fiscal year 1997.   | 05-14-1997 | Y | Active |
  • 97-104-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council does hereby grant to the Twin Buttes Segment and Community $25,000 for the purpose of refurbishing the Twin Buttes ceremonial arbor and grounds.   | 05-14-1997 | Y | Active |
  • 97-105-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, The Three Affiliated Tribes' Council authorizes, the Three Affiliated Tribes Traffic Safety Program to pursue funding, and to represent the Three Affiliated Tribes on all matters pertaining to the Indian Health Service Injury Prevention . | 05-14-1997 | Y | Active |
  • 97-106-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED. That the Tribal Business Council hereby designates a carcase burial site on the west side of the Reservation legally described as Section 32, Range 149, Township 92 (South half).  BE IT RESOLVED FURTHER RESOLVED. That a burial site in the South Segment is to be designated by Councilman Spotted Bear. FINALLY BE IT RESOLVED, That the Three Affiliated Tribes officially expresses their appreciation to the North Dakota National Guard. | 05-14-1997 | | Y | Active |
  • 97-107-DSB | NOW, THEREEORE, BE IT RESOLVED, The Three Affiliated Tribes' Council authorizes, the addition of the Red Fox Addition and Van Hook Addition, to the Bureau of Indian Affairs Roads Inventory of the Fort Berthold Indian Reservation. | 05-14-1997 | Y | Active |
  • 97-108-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council of the Three Affiliated Tribes hereby offers a Five Hundred Dollar ($500.00) reward for information leading to the apprehension and conviction (or other adjudication of guilt) of the person or persons who committed the acts of vandalism identified herein. | 05-14-1997 | Y | Active |
  • 97-109-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council of the Three Affiliated Tribes hereby formally enacts the attached statutory provisions titled "Curfew" and designates said provisions as Section 1000.13 of Chapter 2 of Title III of the Fort Berthold Tribal Code. BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That Resolution No. 69-95, dated October 31, 1969, is hereby rescinded in its entirety and Ordinance No. 69-1, titled "An Ordinance Providing for a Reservation Curfew", is hereby repealed in all respects. BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That the attached statutory provisions titled "Curfew" shall become effective immediately and shall supersede and replace, in addition to Ordinance No. 69-1, any and all other conflicting or inconsistent provisions included in the body of law of the Three Affiliated Tribes. | 05-14-1997 | Y | Active |
  • 97-110-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council of the Three Affiliated Tribes hereby formally enacts the attached statutory provisions titled "Consumption of Alcoholic Beverage or Controlled Substance by Person Under Age of Eighteen (IB) Years" and designates said provisions as Section 1000.12 of Chapter 2 of Title III of the Fort Berthold Tribal Code. BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That the attached statutory provisions titled "Consumption of Alcoholic Beverage or Controlled Substance by Person Under Age of Eighteen (18) Years" shall become effective immediately and shall supersede and replace any and all conflicting or inconsistent provisions included in the body of law of the Three Affiliated Tribes. | 05-14-1997 | Y | Active |
  • 97-111-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, That the Code of Laws of the Three Affiliated Tribes be amended to add the following Section:  1. Definitions: "Criminal Street Gang: means any group of three or more persons which engages in, or has its purpose to engaging, offenses which are proscribed within the Tribal Code. | 05-14-1997 | Y | Active |
  • 97-112-DSB | NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council of the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation supports the marketing and management services needed in promoting and sustaining Indian-owned businesses on Reservation; and BE n THEREFORE RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council of the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation approves, supports and encourages the effort of First American Marketing Corporation of North Dakota to secure funding that will enable the non-profit organization to provide marketing and management services to Indian-owned businesses in 1997, 1998 and 1999.   | 05-15-1997 | Y | Active |
  • 97-113-DSB | THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council of the Three Affiliated Tribes hereby amends the TERO ordinance to add a subsection E. to Chapter 11, Section IT ~ Prime Contractors/Operators to read as follows:  "E. This Section shall not apply to construction contracts on the Fort Berthold Indian Reservation involving any public school." BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That the TERO fee shall not be imposed against either of the respective contracts under which the Four Bears Community Center and the Mandaree Community Center are currently being constructed.   | 05-15-1997 | Y | Active |
  • 97-114-DSB | NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, That the Three Affiliated Tribes wishes to recognize the Fort Berthold Housing Authority (FBHA) as its "tribally designated housing entity," and as such, authorizes the FBHA to receive housing grant amounts and provide tribal housing assistance under this Act; and BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That this authorization is granted by exercise of the power of self-government of the Three Affiliated Tribes and shall take effect immediately upon enactment of the provisions of the Native American Housing Assistance and Self-Determination Act of 1996. | 05-15-1997 | Y | Active |
  • 97-115-DSB | NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council duly and officially approves the enrollment of the following applicants.   | 05-15-1997 | Y | Active |
  • 97-116-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council hereby directs that the appropriate and necessary action be taken to secure from the Community First National Bank and Trust Co. Of Dickinson, North Dakota, a loan in the amount of Sixty Five Thousand Dollars ($65,000.00) and authorizes and directs the Chairman and Treasurer of the Tribal Business Council to sign all documents necessary to secure said loan. BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That the Parshall paving project for the parking lot of the Community Building shall be an approved area of expenditures from the amount provided above, such amount not to exceed twenty-five thousand ($25,000.). | 05-16-1997 | Y | Active |
  • 97-117-DSB | THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, the Tribal Business Council has reviewed the Tribal Finance report "Initial Assessment & Recommendations" (see attached) regarding Tribal Finance, and hereby, accepts the report in its entirety and authorizes the Tribal Finance Manager to implement all recommendations included in the report. | 05-16-1997 | Y | Active |
  • 97-118-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, The Three Affiliated Tribes' Council wishes to protect current and future investments in it's Van Hook properties, and NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, The Three Affiliated Tribes' Council authorizes participation in the application and securing of "Special Project Funding " with the County of Mountrail for the protection of The Three Affiliated Tribes interests. | 05-16-1997 | Y | Active |
  • 97-119-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council hereby appoints Abigail Bingen to serve as a Director of the Fort Berthold Communications Enterprise Board and as a Director of the Fort Berthold Publishing and Printing Board with all the authorities, duties, and responsibilities normally assigned to such position. BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That the individual appointed above shall fill the vacant at-large position on these Boards | 05-16-1997 | Y | Active |
  • 97-120-DSB | NONE   
  • 97-121-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, That the governing body of the Three Affiliated Tribes supports and appreciates this culturally sponsored event by the Old Scouts Society; and FINALLY, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That the Three Affiliated Tribes hereby authorizes the expenditure of $3,500.00 to the Old Scouts Society for the purpose of the Memorial Day Celebration.   | 05-16-1997 | Y | Active |
  • 97-122-DSB | NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, THAT THE TRIBAL BUSINESS COUNCIL DOES HEREBY GRANT FOR PURPOSES OF SUPPORTING THE LITTLE SHELL CELEBRATION UP TO $25,000 .00 TO REFURBISH, RENOVATE CELEBRATION GROUNDS SUBJECT TO ACCEPTANCE BY THE ANTELOPE SOCIETY AND/OR LITTLE SHELL CELEBRATION COMMITTEE IN AN AGREEMENT ACCEPTABLE BY ALL INVOLVED PARTIES THEREOF. | 05-16-1997 | Y | Active |
  • 97-123-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council of the Three Affiliated Tribes hereby formally enacts the attached statutory provisions titled "Animal Control and Protection" and designates said provisions as Chapter 3 of Title VIII of the Fort Berthold Tribal Code. BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That the attached statutory provisions titled "Animal Control and Protection" shall become effective immediately, with the exception of their application to cats, which application shall become effective at a future date as determined by the Tribal Business Council by subsequent resolution. BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That the Fort Berthold Dog Registration and Rabies Control Ordinance is hereby repealed in all respects and the attached statutory provisions titled "Animal Control and Protection" shall supersede and replace any and all other conflicting or inconsistent provisions included in the body of law of the Three Affiliated Tribes. | 05-16-1997 | Y | Active |
  • 97-124-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, That the Three Affiliated Tribes Tribal Business Council hereby authorizes the Tribal Chairman and Tribal Treasurer to sign and execute such documents as are necessary to pursue and apply for such funds as may be available to complete expansion of the sewage facilities serving Four Bears segment communities and the Four Bears peninsula, including, but not limited to, funds available from the U.S. Department of Agriculture, subject to approval of such loans or grants, prior to execution, by the full Tribal Business Council. | 05-19-1997 | Y | Active |
  • 97-125-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, That the Chairman and Treasurer shall be authorized to request and acquire the excess Docket G interest earnings from the federal government for expenditures in the authorized and approved areas of land acquisition, business development, wake fund, senior citizens, higher education, tribal communications, alcoholism treatment, and child welfare, and that such funds shall be subsequently expended by a specific budget reviewed and approved by the Tribal Business Council. BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that this Resolution shall supersede any previous Resolution to the contrary.|05-19-1997|Y|Active|
  • 97-126-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council of the Three Affiliated Tribes hereby approves the Tribal Foreclosure Code, Title 34 of the Tribal Code and such amendments as have been made to it, as attached hereto; and NOW, THEREFORE BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That the Foreclosure Code so adopted by the Tribal Business Council pursuant to this Resolution shall supersede and replace any Foreclosure Code adopted prior to this Resolution.|05-19-1997|Y|Active|
  • 97-127-DSB | NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council of the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation hereby authorizes the Three Affiliated Tribes' response to the United States Department of Health and Human Services' Notice of Funding Availability in its Program Announcement No. 93612-973; and BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council of the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation approves and sanctions the Executive Committee's finalization of the application for financial assistance from the Department of Health and Human Services' Administration for Native Americans Agency.|05-19-1997|Y|Active|
  • 97-128-DSB | NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council of the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation approves the submission of a financial assistance application for an Emergency Shelter Grant in the amount of $105,000; BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council of the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation approves matching in-kind contribution equal to the amount for which the financial assistance application is submitted; and FINALLY, BE FT RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council of the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation authorizes the Executive Committee of the Tribal Business Council to finalize the application process and, if necessary to negotiate with the Department of Housing and Urban Development.|05-23-1997|Y|Active|
  • 97-129-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council of the Three Affiliated Tribes hereby authorizes and directs payment to Sadie Mann, as representative of the sun dance to be held in the Four Bears Segment, in the amount of Two Thousand, Five Hundred, and 00/100 Dollars ($2,500.00) to be devoted to payment of expenses of the sun dance. BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council hereby authorizes and directs the transfer of one buffalo, based on its availability, from the buffalo herd maintained by the Three Affiliated Tribes, to Sadie Mann, as representative of the sun dance to be held in the Four Bears Segment, for use in conjunction with the sun dance.|05-23-1997|Y|Active|
  • 97-130-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council hereby authorizes the Twin Buttes community to acquire the building and pay any expenses that are incurred during the relocation process. Expenses shall be paid contingent on availability of funds.  |05-23-1997|Y|Active|
  • 97-131-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council of the Three Affiliated Tribes hereby requests that Beaver Creek and Assoc. continue to develop its plan/proposal for the development of gaming and recreation facilities in the Beaver Creek area, including seeking financing for the proposal. BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council hereby directs Beaver Creek and Assoc. to work with the Three Affiliated Tribes Gaming Enterprise Board in the development of its proposal, including presentation of its proposal to the Enterprise Board for discussion and consideration, following which the fully developed plan/proposal, if approved by the Enterprise Board, will ultimately be presented to the Tribal Business Council for final review, consideration, and action.|05-23-1997|Y|Active|
  • 97-132-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, That the Tribal Council hereby establishes a PLANNING COMMITTEE for the purposes indicated above, as follows: COMMITTEE CHAIR: Mark N Fox (TBC member), Members:: Tex Hall (TBC Member), Russell Mason Sr. (TBC Member), Ken Stevenson (FBDC), Leonard Oltman (COPSFAST officer), Elmer Four Dance (BIA Law Enforcement), Susan Fredericks(Medical), James Johnson (Tribal Court), Dave Brendsel (Finance), Clarence O'Berry (Economic Dev. Advisor) Alternates: Gerald Tex Fox (BIA Law Enforcement), Evan Burr (Tribal Court), BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That the Tribal Chairman and Tribal Treasurer shall he authorized to make such expenditures as are necessary to help facilitate the planning and development efforts of this COMMITTEE.|05-23-1997|Y|Active|
  • 97-133-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Tribal Business Council hereby states that the General Manager shall have those duties as listed in his contract entered into between himself and the Tribal Business Council, and approved by Resolution No. 96-212-DSB, and the Gaming Enterprise Board shall construe and interpret Resolution No. 97-51 to be consistent, where possible, with the Resolution approving the General Manager's contract, and where inconsistent, the Resolution approving the General Manager's contract, and the contract itself, shall control;  NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Tribal Business Council hereby directs the Tribal Gaming Enterprise Board to seek the approval by the Tribal Business Council of any by-laws the Board may adopt; and NOW, THEREFORE BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Tribal Business Council hereby affirms that except where the specific power is granted to the Board in Resolution No. 97-51-DSB to hear appeals from personnel grievances of the Tribal Gaming Enterprise, the Board shall have no power to hire, fire, demote, transfer or otherwise affect directly the employment status of any person employed by the Tribal Gaming Enterprise, as that authority rests with the General Manager; NOW, THEREFORE BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Tribal Business Council hereby amends Resolution No. 97-51-DSB by deleting, in its entirety, on page 3 of 7 of said resolution, subparagraph (2) under Paragraph 4 relating to Duties and Powers of the Tribal Gaming Enterprise Board, which deleted subparagraph references the power of the Board to approve all changes in the status of primary management officials; and NOW, THEREFORE BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED,, that any appeal from a final personnel decision of the Tribal Gaming Enterprise Board made pursuant to an appeal from a decision of the General Manager to the Board shall be taken directly to the Tribal Court, and the appeal shall be based upon the record as has been established by the General Manager and the Gaming Enterprise Board. |06-02-1997|Y|Rescinded by 00-013-DSB on 1-18-2000.|
  • 97-134-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, That the governing body of the Three Affiliated Tribes supports and appreciates this ceremonial sponsored event by the Eagle and Horse Sun Dancers; and FINALLY, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That the Three Affiliated Tribes hereby authorizes the expenditure $1,250.00 and one buffalo to the Eagle and Horse Sun Dancers for the purpose of this Religious ceremony.|06-02-1997|Y|Active|
  • 97-135-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Tribal Business Council of the Three Affiliated Tribes finds that it is in the best interests of the Three Affiliated Tribes to enter to a Memorandum of Understanding with the Tribal Gaming Enterprise, which operates Four Bears Casino and Lodge, for the care, management, security and improvement of the Four Bears Peninsula; and NOW, THEREFORE BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Tribal Business Council hereby authorizes the Tribal Chairman to execute the attached Memorandum of Understanding on behalf of the Three Affiliated Tribes.|06-02-1997|Y|Active|
  • 97-136-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, by the Tribal Business Council that a $1,250 contribution shall be authorized to be made to the Catholic Congress, such funds to come from general Tribal funds.|06-02-1997|Y|Active|
  • 97-137-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council of the Three Affiliated Tribes hereby authorizes and directs payment to Ronald Little Owl, as representative of the sun dance to be held in the Twin Buttes Segment, in the amount of Two  Thousand, Five Hundred, and 00/100 Dollars ($2,500.00) to be devoted to payment of expenses of the sun dance. BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council hereby authorizes and directs the transfer of one buffalo, based on its availability, from the buffalo herd maintained by the Three Affiliated Tribes, to Ronald Little Owl, as Representative of the sun dance to be held in the Twin Buttes Segment, for use in conjunction with the sun dance.  |06-02-1997|Y|Active|
  • 97-138-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council does hereby approve Twin Buttes Council Member Daylon Spotted Bear's appointment of Thomas Crowsheart, Sr. to servo on the Fort Berthold Community College Board of Directors with such service to begin immediately.|06-02-1997|Y|Active|
  • 97-139-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Tribal Business Council of the Three Affiliated Tribes does hereby authorize and approve the issuance of the "Three Affiliated Tribes Charter for Twin Buttes Manufacturing Company," a copy of which is attached hereto and incorporated herein by reference, and the establishment and empowerment of the Twin Buttes Manufacturing Company thereunder for the benefit and as a wholly owned entity of the Twin Buttes Community Association. |06-04-1997|Y|Active|
  • 97-140-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Tribal Business Council of the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation does hereby approve the granting of a leasehold estate to the Twin Buttes Community Association in the Reservation lands described hereinabove, subject to the negotiation of a Business Lease between Twin Buttes and the Three Affiliated Tribes and the approval by the Tribal Business Council of the proposed sublease between Twin Buttes and TBMC.|06-17-1997|Y|Active|
  • 97-141-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Tribal Business Council of the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation does hereby express its willingness to issue a general obligation Tribal guaranty in favor of Miller & Schroeder Investments Corporation as lender to guaranty repayment of the indebtedness to be incurred by the Twin Buttes Manufacturing Company for the development, construction and operation of a modular homes manufacturing facility by the Twin Buttes Manufacturing Company; provided that, prior to the authorization and issuance of said Tribal guaranty, the financing structure and terms shall be deemed acceptable by the Tribes' advisors and the Tribal Business Council shall approve the form of guaranty instrument by subsequent Resolution.|06-17-1997|Y|Active|
  • 97-142-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council of the Three Affiliated Tribes hereby authorizes and requests that the Bureau of Indian Affairs Branch of Law Enforcement Services (Fort Berthold Agency) enforce all laws of the Three Affiliated Tribes, effective currently and in the future, which are designed and intended to be enforced by law enforcement authorities.  BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council will work in conjunction with the Bureau of Indian Affairs in developing intergovernmental agreements to assure the enforcement of Tribal laws, the protection of all citizens, and the maintenance of a professional law enforcement services program within the exterior boundaries of the Fort Berthold Reservation.|06-17-1997|Y|Active|
  • 97-143-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, That the Three Affiliated Tribes Tribal Business Council does hereby approve and submit a grant application requesting funding in the amount of One Million Four Hundred Thousand Dollars, ($1,400,000) from the Department of Housing and Urban Development IHGP competition for the purpose of new housing construction through out the Fort Berthold Reservation. THEREFORE, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That the Three Affiliated Tribes Tribal Business Council does hereby approve and commit the following resources to implement and manage the proposed project:  Activities $Amount Source -New Housing $1.4 mil. Tribal Construction ' Funds -Administrative $532,500 Tribal Costs Funds FINALLY, BE IT RESOLVED, That the Chairman of the Three Affiliated Tribes Tribal Business Council is hereby authorized to sign any and all documents pertaining to the propose Fiscal Year 1997 Three Affiliated Tribes HOME Grant Program. |06-17-1997|Y|Active|
  • 97-144-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, in recognition of the need to make this welfare-to-work a resounding success; it is part of the Three Affiliated Tribes broad-based strategy to help young Indian adults prepare themselves for gainful employment while delivering much-needed affordable housing to our reservation community and starting business enterprises by the graduates of the YouthBuild Program.|06-17-1997|Y|Active|
  • 97-145-DSB | THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, The Mandan, Hidatsa, & Arikara Nation's Three Affiliated Tribes Tribal Business Council authorizes said site be zoned for educational purposes and continued services for early child care in the community of Mandaree, ND.|06-17-1997|Y|Active|
  • 97-146-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, The Tribal Business Council accepts the recommendations of the Human Resources Committee and hereby creates a Comprehensive Health Care Committee for the purposes of developing and presenting health care options that will most benefit the residents of the Fort Berthold Reservation.  BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, The Comprehensive Health Care Committee, upon the conclusion of community meetings shall finalize the health care options and make a final recommendation to the Full Council. BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, The Comprehensive Health Care Committee shall be comprised of Edward Lone Fight, Susan Fredericks, Diane Avery, Phyllis Cross, Fred Baker, Madonna Azure and Dr. Folkert.|06-17-1997|Y|Active|
  • 97-147-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, the Tribal Business Council hereby authorizes its Legal Department to make a formal request to the North Dakota State Tax Department for a sales tax exemption specifically for the New Town Public School District No. 1 high school expansion project, pursuant to existing law.|06-17-1997|Y|Active|
  • 97-148-DSB | NONE   
  • 97-149-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council of the Three Affiliated Tribes hereby requests that Beaver Creek and Associates continue to develop its plan/proposal for the development of gaming and historical recreation facilities in the  Beaver Creek area, including seeking financing for the proposal, and present such final plan and financing package for approval by the Tribal Business Council.  |06-23-1997|Y|Active|
  • 97-150-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Tribal Business Council of the Three Affiliated Tribes agrees to assist the Fort Berthold Community College in obtaining financial assistance in order to continue FY97 operations of the institution; and, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Tribal Chairman, the Tribal Treasurer, and the Financial Advisor shall be authorized to assist the Fort Berthold Community College in developing the proper financing structure to provide the subsistence and to sign and execute the documents with subsequent review by the Tribal Business Council.|06-23-1997|Y|Active|
  • 97-151-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Tribal Business Council hereby authorizes the Finance, Legal and Personnel departments, along with the management of the Four Bears Casino and Lodge, to seek out proposals from various reputable worker's compensation insurance providers for worker's compensation coverage for all employees of the Tribal government and its various enterprises, and present the best proposal, along with a recommendation, to the Tribal Business Council for final action; and NOW, THEREFORE BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Tribal Business Council hereby authorizes the Tribal Legal Department to request that an appropriate state official seek a formal opinion from the North Dakota Attorney General's office concerning whether a Federally recognized Indian tribe within the State of North Dakota is required to be part of the North Dakota worker's compensation system and to pay such premiums as may be due.|06-23-1997|Y|Active|
  • 97-152-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Three Affiliated Tribes, as such funds are available from time to time, hereby authorizes payment to White Shield School District No. 85 to be made in the amount of $37,630.67, in full satisfaction of the School District's possible claim against LCM.|06-23-1997|Y|Active|
  • 97-153-DSB | NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Tribal Business Council of the Three Affiliated Tribes hereby authorizes the selection of a part-time Special Prosecutor to assist in the prosecution of domestic violence related cases.  BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, the Attorney is authorized to assist and prosecute only cases involving domestic violence during the funding period, July 1, 1997 to June 30, 1998 for the Fort Berthold Reservation.|06-23-1997|Y|Amended| by 97-153-A-EH on 6-23-1997.|
  • 97-153-A-EH | NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, That Resolution No. 97-153-DSB, dated the 23rd day of June, 1997, is hereby amended by adding at the end of the text of such Resolution the following clause: "BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That this Resolution shall supersede Resolution #93-33-JJR inasmuch as the above-referenced selection procedure prescribed by the grant addressed herein conflicts with the selection procedure set forth in Resolution #93-33-JJR.|06-23-1997|Y|Active|
  • 97-154-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council of the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Indian Reservation hereby approves the budget amount of $2,800,000.00 to complete all remaining work and contracts necessary for Phase 1 Construction of the Three Affiliated Tribes' MR&l water project; and NOW, THEREFORE BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council hereby directs its legal department to draw up all necessary contracts for the completion of Phase I of the MR&I water project and submit such contracts to the Tribal Business Council for approval as soon as possible.|06-23-1997|Y|Active|
  • 97-155-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that pursuant to the request of the Fort Berthold Community College Board of Directors, the Tribal Business Council hereby endorses the assignment of any and all funding of the FBCC as repayment and security for a loan to meet its budgetary needs; and BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Tribal Business Council hereby pledges a general obligation of Tribal Funds in an amount not to exceed $350,000; and, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Tribal Business Council again authorizes the Tribal Chairman, the Tribal Treasurer, and the Financial Advisor to assist the FBCC in obtaining a loan from an appropriate lending institution and authorizes the Tribal Chairman and the Tribal Treasurer to sign and execute the loan documents.  |07-10-1997|Y|Active |
  • 97-156-EH | NOW THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, That the lands directly adjacent to the Fort Berthold Reservation be leased to the Three Affiliated Tribes for grazing, a Buffalo compound and cultural and religious purposes. The Government to Government relationship shall be utilized to expedite this request prior to the 1998 expiration date of current lease.  ALSO, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED; That the Blue Buttes Ceremonial areas be designated as a Special Interest Area and the correct historical names be used in this designation, i.e.: Table Butte aka Thunder Butte aka Eagle Nest Butte and Chimney Butte have always been sacred to the Three Affiliated Tribes' Low Cap Clan and Water Buster Clan. Traditional Ceremonies have been performed on these Buttes in the past and at the present time.|07-10-1997|Y|Active|
  • 97-157-EH | NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, That the Three Affiliated Tribes Tribal Business Council hereby authorizes the Chairman and the Treasurer to finalize negotiations and enter into a commercial Loan Agreement with the Community First Bank, Dickinson, ND on behalf of the Three Affiliated Tribes for the purchase costs, the moving expenses and the basement / siting expenses for the eight homes, four garages and one office building per the attached budget the total amount of $176,300.00. Funds for the repayment of the Loan Agreement in fiscal year 1998 will come one half from the indirect fund and one half from the tribes' general fund.  NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That the Three Affiliated Tribes Tribal orders that the Comprehensive Management Assistance Office offer the eight homes and four garages for sale to the Fort Berthold Housing Authority for further resale to tribal members under their various programs.  |07-10-1997|Y|Active|
  • 97-158-EH | NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, That after thorough consideration of all community development needs within the Fort Berthold Reservation, the Tribal Business Council of the Three Affiliated Tribes hereby directs the execution and filing of an application for financial assistance under the Indian Community Development Block Grant 1997 program for the following proposed activities: Activity New Town/Little Shell Segment Multi-Purpose Building Project.  $ Amount $480,000 Priority # #1/97 Parshall/Northeast Segment Health Center $320,000 #2/97 NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council hereby certifies that the requirements of 24 CFR 953.604 (a) and © have been complied with in the development of this application to ensure adequate citizen participation input and that at least 51% of the proposed projects beneficiaries will be low and moderate income persons. FURTHER, BE IT RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council hereby certifies that the Demographic Data submitted have been collected systematically, are statistically reliable, feasible, independently verifiable, and differ from the Fort Berthold Agency BIA Service Area. FINALLY, BE IT RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council hereby commits local matching funds for the projects in the following amounts from the following sources: Project New Town/Little Shell Community Multi-Purpose Building Project Parshall/Northeast Segment Health Center Project0|7-10-1997|Y|Active|
  • 97-159-EH | NOW THEREFORE IT BE RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council duly and officially approves the re-authorization of the "INDIAN ACUTE DISTRESS DONATION PROGRAM" pursuant to President Johnson's March 22, 1967 Executive Order 11336, THEREFORE BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council requests that as a Sovereign Nation, the tribes wishes to deal directly with the United States Department of Agricultural [USD A] and the Farm Services Agency [FSA] in re-authorizing a Disaster Feed Assistance Program, and also requests the support and assistance of State elected officials and appropriate agencies to help fulfill this resolution as stated.|07-10-1997|Y|Active|
  • 97-160-DSB | NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council duly and officially approves the enrollment of the following Twenty-Three applicants.|07-21-1997|Y|Active|
  • 97-161-DSB | NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that Elaine Allen. 301-U9225 is herby relinquished from the official membership roll of the Three Affiliated Tribes. BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That the Yakama Nation is to be advised of this action by a copy of this approved resolution.|07-21-1997|Y|Active|
  • 97-162-DSB | NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that Delphine Lone Bear 301-U4253 is hereby relinquished from the official membership roll of the Three Affiliated Tribes.  BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That the Assiniboine Sioux Tribe is to be advised of this action by a copy of this approved Resolution.|07-21-1997|Y|Active|
  • 97-163-DSB | NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that Catalina Herman. 301-U2876 is hereby relinquished from the official membership roll of the Three Affiliated Tribes.  BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That the Spirit Lake Nation is to be advised of this action by a copy of this approved Resolution. |07-21-1997|Y|Active|
  • 97-164-DSB | NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that Samantha Burr. 301-U9021 is hereby relinquished from the official membership roll of the Three Affiliated Tribes. BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That the Mile Lacs Band of Chippewa is to be advised of this action by a copy of this approved Resolution.|07-21-1997|Y|Active|
  • 97-165-DSB | NOW THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, That the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Indian Reservation hereby requests the following priority list be as stated: 1. Four Bears Water Storage, 2. Mandaree Water System, 3. Individual Water Treatment, 4. Breslin Subdivision Water and Sewer (New)|07-21-1997|Y|Active|
  • 97-166-DSB | NOW THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, That the Comprehensive Management Office negotiate contracts with all respective Volunteer Fire Departments assigned to cover communities within the exterior boundaries of the Fort Berthold Indian Reservation and; ALSO, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED; That these contracts do not exceed $30 per home or $2.50 per 100 square feet and be updated every three years from now on.  ALSO, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED; That the Three Affiliated Tribes Business Council agrees to pay these contracts on an annual basis. |07-21-1997|Y|Active|
  • 97-167-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Tribal Business Council of the Three Affiliated Tribes hereby authorizes the Tribal Chairman and the Tribal Treasurer to execute the Resolution approving the Legal and Engineering contracts necessary for the sewage lagoon expansion project for the Four Bears segment to go forward, and further, authorizes the Tribal Chairman and the Tribal Treasurer to execute the legal services and engineering contracts with the Tribal legal department and High Plains Consortium, Inc.|07-21-1997|Y|Active|
  • 97-168-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, That the Three Affiliated Tribes Business Council hereby allocates the amount of $2,598.30(Two Thousand, five hundred, and ninety eight dollars and 30/100) to the Mandaree Pow Wow.|07-21-1997|Y|Active|
  • 97-169-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council of the Three Affiliated Tribes, pursuant to its Constitutional authority, hereby formally approves entry into the In House Counsel Contract between the Three Affiliated Tribes and Christopher D. Quale (a photostatic copy of which Contract is attached hereto and made part hereof), subject to the approval of the Secretary of the Interior or his authorized representative pursuant to 25 U.S.C. Section 476 as delegated by 10 BIAM 3.1. |07-21-1997|Y|Active|
  • 97-170-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, The Tribal Business Council hereby accepts the report of the Comprehensive Health Committee, which recommends the entering into of a Joint Venture Demonstration Project with the Indian Health Service, which said report is attached and incorporated herein as "Attachment A".  BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, The Tribal Business Council hereby authorizes the Chairman, Treasurer, and Financial Advisor to seek funding for the construction of a new medical facility from all potential sources.|08-12-1997|Y|Active|
  • 97-171-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council of the Three Affiliated Tribes duly authorizes the execution and filing of the Community Services Block Grant FY-98 Application including all under standings and Assurances contained in the application, and has directed and authorized the Chairman of the Three Affiliated Tribes to be identified as official contact person for the Three Affiliated Tribes Community Services Block Grant Program.  |08-12-1997|Y|Active|
  • 97-172-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council of the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation does hereby authorize and approve the execution, delivery and performance of that certain Special Guaranty Agreement, attached hereto and incorporated herein by reference, made by the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation in favor of Miller & Schroeder Investments Corporation to guaranty repayment, on the terms and conditions of said Special Guaranty Agreement, of the indebtedness incurred by the Twin Buttes Manufacturing Company for interim financing associated with the development and construction of a modular homes manufacturing facility.  BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council of the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation does hereby authorize its Chairman, on behalf of the Tribes, to execute, deliver and cause the performance of the Special Guaranty Agreement authorized and approved hereby, and to take any additional actions necessary to the performance of the Tribes thereunder.  |08-12-1997|Y|Active|
  • 97-173-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, That the Three Affiliated Tribes propose to enter into a lease agreement with the Department of the Army /US Army Corps of Engineers to lease the taken area which lies within the Mossett Bay Area, more specifically identified as W1/2 Lot 3, Lot 4, SW1/4 NW1/4, and W1/2, SE1/4, NW1/4, Sec 3, T147N, R92W, 5th PM, Dunn County, North Dakota.  BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That, under the proposed lease agreement with the Department of the Army, the Three Affiliated Tribes propose to enter into a third-party concessionaire agreement with members of the Mossett family who will manage and oversee public park and recreational development on the taken area at Mossett Bay. BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That, under the proposed lease agreement with the Department of the Army and under the third-party concessionaire agreement with the Tribe, members of the Mossett family will provide exclusive management of the Mossett Bay area throughout the term of the lease.|08-12-1997|Y|Active|
  • 97-174-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Tribal Business Council of the Three Affiliated Tribes hereby requests that the State of North Dakota and any County which maintains a paved road within the boundaries of the Fort Berthold Reservation honor Resolution 90-95-N of the Three Affiliated Tribes, and install appropriate fencing along such rights-of-way as are as yet unfenced to protect all those persons who travel such roads; and NOW, THEREFORE BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Tribal Business Council authorizes its Natural Resources Committee to continue to monitor compliance with Resolution 90-95-N by the State of North Dakota and any county which maintains paved roads with the boundaries of the Fort Berthold Reservation and to report back to the Tribal Business Council the extent to which the State and various counties have complied with Resolution 90-95-N.|08-12-1997|Y|Active|
  • 97-175-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, That the Three Affiliated Tribes recognize the Native American Athletic Commission as a regulatory body for Professional and Organized Amateur Sports, including Ring Sports; and BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council will appoint a representative who shall bear the title of Commissioner to the Native American Athletic Commission.|08-12-1997|Y|Active|
  • 97-176-DSB | NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council duly officially approves the enrollment of the following 51 applicants.|08-12-1997|Y|Active|
  • 97-177-DSB|NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that Murphy T. Bolman 301-U3888 is hereby relinquished from the membership roll of the Three Affiliated Tribes.  BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That the Lower Brule Sioux Tribe is to be advised of this action by a copy of this approved Resolution.|08-12-1997|Y|Active|
  • 97-178-DSB | NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that Ethan Lohnes 301-U9849 is hereby relinquished from the official membership roll of the Three Affiliated Tribes.  BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That the Spirit Lake Nation is to be advised of this action by a copy of this approved Resolution.  |08-12-1997|Y|Active|
  • 97-179-DSB | NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that Stuart Lohnes 301-U9850 is hereby relinquished from the official membership roll of the Three Affiliated Tribes.  BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That the Spirit Lake Nation is to be advised of this action by a copy of this approved Resolution.|08-12-1997|Y|Active|
  • 97-180-DSB | NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that Joseph Roulette 301-U8375 is hereby relinquished from the official membership roll of the Three Affiliated Tribes.  BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That the Spirit Lake Nation is to be advised of this action by a copy of this approved Resolution.|08-12-1997|Y|Active|
  • 97-181-DSB | NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that Willow Roulette, 301-U8376 is hereby relinquished from the official membership roll of the Three Affiliated Tribes.  BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That the Spirit Lake Nation is to be advised of this action by a copy of this approved Resolution.|08-12-1997|Y|Active|
  • 97-182-DSB | NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that Claudette White Tail 301-U4566 is hereby relinquished from the official membership roll of the Three Affiliated Tribes.  BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That the Spirit Lake Nation is to be advised of this action by a copy of this approved Resolution. |08-12-1997|Y|Active|
  • 97-183-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Council does hereby grant to the Parshall-Lucky Mound Community an additional $2000.00 dollars for the purpose of assisting the 1997 annual Nux Baaga Celebration. |08-12-1997|Y|Active|
  • 97-184-DSB | NOW THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, That the Three Affiliated Tribes, Tribal Business Council approves the purchase of land, exclusive of minerals, from Joyce Slocum, 301-U1962 for a cash consideration of $38,590.00 which is the Fair Market Value, utilizing funds from the FmHA Land Purchase Account and hereby authorizes the Chairman of the Tribal Business Council, It's Secretary, and the Superintendent of the Fort Berthold Agency, the Area Director, and the Commissioner of Indian Affairs to prepare all documents and to do all things necessary to transfer title of the land to the United States of America in trust for the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Indian Reservation, to wit: |08-13-1997|Y|Active|
  • 97-185-DSB | NOW THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, That the Three Affiliated Tribes, Tribal Business Council approves the purchase of land, exclusive of minerals, from Gary Sterud, 301-U2345 for a cash consideration of $2,648.33 which is the Fair Market Value, utilizing funds from the FmHA Land Purchase Account and hereby authorizes the Chairman of the Tribal Business Council, It's Secretary, and the Superintendent of the Fort Berthold Agency, the Area Director, and the Commissioner of Indian Affairs to prepare all documents and to do all things necessary to transfer title of the land to the United States of America in trust for the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Indian Reservation, to wit:|08-13-1997|Y|Active|
  • 97-186-DSB | NOW THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, That the Three Affiliated Tribes, Tribal Business Council approves the purchase of land, exclusive of minerals, from Robert Sterud, 301-U1868 for a cash consideration of $2,648.33 which is the Fair Market Value, utilizing funds from the FmHA Land Purchase Account and hereby authorizes the Chairman of the Tribal Business Council, It's Secretary, and the Superintendent of the Fort Berthold Agency, the Area Director, and the Commissioner of Indian Affairs to prepare all documents and to do all things necessary to transfer title of the land to the United States of America in trust for the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Indian Reservation, to wit;|08-13-1997|Y|Active|
  • 97-187-DSB | NOW THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, That the Three Affiliated Tribes, Tribal Business Council approves the purchase of land, exclusive of minerals, from Elizabeth G. Leach, 301-U658 for a cash consideration of $63,700.00 which is the Fair Market Value, utilizing funds from the Docket 350-G Land Purchase Account and hereby authorizes the Chairman of the Tribal Business Council, It's Secretary, and the Superintendent of the Fort Berthold Agency, the Area Director, and the Commissioner of Indian Affairs to prepare all documents and to do all things necessary to transfer title of the land to the United States of America in trust for the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Indian Reservation to wit:|08-13-1997|Y|Active|
  • 97-188-DSB | NOW THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, That the Three Affiliated Tribes, Tribal Business Council approves the purchase of land, exclusive of minerals, from Wilson C. Gillette, 301-U1269 for a cash consideration of $63,700.00 which is the Fair Market Value, utilizing funds from the Docket 350-G Land Purchase Account and hereby authorizes the Chairman of the Tribal Business Council, It's Secretary, and the Superintendent of the Fort Berthold Agency, the Area Director, and the Commissioner of Indian Affairs to prepare all documents and to do all things necessary to transfer title of the land to the United States of America in trust for the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Indian Reservation to wit:|08-13-1997|Y|Active|
  • 97-189-DSB | NOW THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, That the Three Affiliated Tribes, Tribal Business Council approves the purchase of land, exclusive of minerals, from Mary Jo Packineau, 301-U889 for a cash consideration of $20,700.00 which is the Fair Market Value, utilizing funds from Docket 350-G Land Purchase Account and hereby authorizes the Chairman of the Tribal Business Council, It's Secretary, and the Superintendent of the Fort Berthold Agency, the Area Director, and the Commissioner of Indian Affairs to prepare all documents and to do all things necessary to transfer title of the land to the United States of America in trust for the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Indian Reservation, to wit;|08-13-1997|Y|Active|
  • 97-190-DSB | NOW THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, That the Three Affiliated Tribes, Tribal Business Council approves the purchase of land, exclusive of minerals, from Helen B. Shepherd, A1722 for a cash consideration of $12,096.00 which is the Fair Market Value, utilizing funds  from the Docket 350-G Land Purchase Account and hereby authorizes the Chairman of the Tribal Business Council, It's Secretary, and the Superintendent of the Fort Berthold Agency, the Area Director, and the Commissioner of Indian Affairs to prepare all documents and to do all things necessary to transfer title of the land to the United States of America in trust for the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Indian Reservation, to wit:|08-13-1997|Y|Active|
  • 97-191-DSB | NOW THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, That the Three Affiliated Tribes, Tribal Business Council approves the purchase of land, exclusive of minerals, from Mary Halvorson, 301-U478 for a cash consideration of $19,800.00 which is the Fair Market Value, utilizing funds from Docket 350-G Land Purchase Account and hereby authorizes the Chairman of the Tribal Business Council, It's Secretary, and the Superintendent of the Fort Berthold Agency, the Area Director, and the Commissioner of Indian Affairs to prepare all documents and to do all things necessary to transfer title of the land to the United States of America in trust for the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Indian Reservation, to wit:|08-13-1997|Y|Active|
  • 97-192-DSB | NOW THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council approves the exchange of all lands held in trust by the United States of America for the Three Affiliated Tribes and lands held in trust by the United States of America for James Mossett, 301-U2363, under the terms and conditions stated below and hereby authorized the Chairman of the Tribal Business Council, its Secretary, and Superintendent of the Fort Berthold Agency, the Area Director, and the Commissioner of Indian Affairs to prepare all documents and to do all things necessary to exchange lands for which title is to be transferred to the Tribe and James Mossett under the terms and conditions as stated below:|08-13-1997|Y|Active|
  • 97-193-DSB | NOW THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council approves the exchange of all lands held in trust by the United States of America for the Three Affiliated Tribes and lands held in trust by the United States of America for Wanda Mossett, 301-5671, under the terms and conditions stated below and hereby authorized the Chairman of the Tribal Business Council, its Secretary, and Superintendent of the Fort Berthold Agency, the Area Director, and the Commissioner of Indian Affairs to prepare all documents and to do all things necessary to exchange lands for which title is to be transferred to the Tribe and Wanda Mossett under the terms and conditions as stated below; NOW, THEREFORE BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Chairman and Treasurer of the Council be, and  hereby are, authorized and directed to take all such further actions including, without limitation, to arrange for and enter into supplemental agreements, instruments, certificates or documents relating to the transactions contemplated by the Loan Documents, and to seek and obtain any required approval for this transaction from the Bureau of Indian Affairs, and to execute and deliver all such supplemental agreements, instruments, certificates or documents in the name and on behalf of the Tribe, which in their sole judgment be necessary, proper or advisable in order to perform the Tribe's obligations under or in connection with the Loan Documents and the transaction contemplated therein, and to carry out fully the intent and effectuate the purposes of the foregoing resolutions and that the signature of both of the above-named officers shall be sufficient to bind the Tribe; and NOW, THEREFORE BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the foregoing resolutions shall be effective as of the date of these resolutions and shall remain in full force and effect thereafter and may be relied upon by the Community First National Bank thereafter until it has received written notification from the Tribe of the rescission of such authority; and NOW, THEREFORE BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the obligations incurred by the Tribe in the Loan Documents are general obligations of the Tribe, secured as provided in the Security Agreement between Community First National Bank and the Tribe.|08-13-1997|Y|Active|
  • 97-194-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the form, terms and provisions of that certain Loan Agreement, regarding a loan of up to $531,050 (the "Loan"), between the Tribe and the Community First national Bank; that certain $531,050 Promissory Note, payable to the order of the Community First National Bank; that certain Security Agreement between the Tribe and Community First National Bank, and the UCC-1 form (collectively referred to as the "Loan Documents"), substantially in the form reviewed by the Council, and the performance of its obligations under the Loan Documents be, and hereby are, in all respects, approved; NOW, THEREFORE BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Chairman of the Tribe and of the Council, Russell D. Mason, Sr., and the Treasurer thereof, Mark N. Fox, be and hereby are, authorized and directed to execute and deliver the Loan Documents in the name and on behalf of the Tribe, substantially in the form approved, with such changes therein and modifications and amendments thereto as the may in their sole discretion approve, which approval shall be conclusively evidenced by their execution thereof, and that the signatures of both of the abovenamed officers shall be sufficient to bind the Tribe. The Chairman and the Treasurer are hereby specifically authorized and directed to enter into those |08-19-1997|Y|Active|
  • 97-195-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council hereby enacts the following Ordinance, to be applied from the date of enactment forward to all who are appointed or elected to, or now serve on, the various commissions and boards of various Tribal programs and entities;|08-19-1997|Y|Active|
  • 97-196-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Tribal Business Council does hereby grant to the Northwest North Dakota Girl Scout Council Inc. two-thousand dollars, $2,000.00 for the purpose of sponsorship and support for VISTA Volunteers to increase community service and improve the quality of life for our children.|08-19-1997|Y|Active|
  • 97-197-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE , BE IT RESOLVED, that the Three Affiliated Trikes hereby grants $ 1,500. in financial support to the ALPHA & OMEGA Organization, Church of God, Indian Mission, June Lockwood, Reverend.|08-19-1997|Y|Active|
  • 97-198-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council of the Three Affiliated Tribes hereby amends Section VII J of the Three Affiliated Tribes Personnel Policies and Procedures to read as follows:  Educational Leave: Educational leave is leave which allows an employee to pursue his or her education while keeping his or her job in accordance with the regulations listed below. If a class is held during working hours and the class is directly related to the employee's position and/or will improve the employee's job skills and abilities, the employee may be granted a maximum of four (4) hours of administrative leave per week to attend class;|08-19-1997|Y|Amended by 3-148-RP on 4-1-2003.|
  • 97-199-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council hereby recognizes Melvina Everett as a certified instructor of the Arikara Language.  |08-19-1997|Y|Active|
  • 97-200-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Tribal Business Council of the Three Affiliated Tribes recommends to the Central Office of the Bureau of Indian Affairs that the position Area Director for the Aberdeen Area be advertised, and that the best-qualified individual who is a member of an Indian Tribe or Nation from outside the Aberdeen be selected for the position; and. NOW, THEREFORE BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Tribal Business Council of the Three Affiliated Tribes takes no position on the recommendation of Hilda Manuel of the Central Office that Cora Jones be selected as Director of the BIAs Aberdeen Area Office.|08-19-1997|Y|Active|
  • 97-201-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council of the Three Affiliated Tribes hereby declares that it shall no longer be the practice of the Tribal Business Council to appoint any individual from within its own membership to a position on any Tribal board or commission established and functioning within the Fort Berthold Reservation.  BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That each member of the Tribal Business Council currently appointed to a position on any such board and/or commission shall recommend a Tribal member as a replacement to occupy each such position for consideration by the full Tribal Business Council at its Regular Meeting to be held in September 1997.|08-19-1997|Y|Rescinded by 99-134-DSB on 7-16-1999|
  • 97-202-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council hereby appoints Elgin Crows Breast to serve as a Director of the Fort Berthold Communications Enterprise Board and as a Director of the Fort Berthold Publishing and Printing Board with all the authorities, duties, and responsibilities normally assigned to such position.  BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That the individual appointed above shall replace Whitney Bell as the Twin Buttes representative on the board.  |08-19-1997|Y|Active|
  • 97-203-DSB | THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, the Tribal Business Council, as Grantee, hereby assures compliance with tire U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, Administration for Children and Families, Head Start Bureau-American Indian Programs' Public Law 97-35 regulations as part of the Full Grant Application request for FY 1998. FURTHER BE IT RESOLVED, the Tribal Business Council's Chairman is authorized to sign and certify all required forms.|09-16-1997|Y|Active|
  • 97-204-DSB | NONE   
  • 97-205-DSB | BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council of the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation elects to convert to mature status in FY 1998 and to re-contract the following functions, programs and activities for incorporation in the consolidation of tribal government programs: Aid to Tribal Government (Enrollment), Range Improvement, Noxious Weed Control, Indian Child Welfare (ICWA), Fire Management, Road Maintenance, Home Improvement, Transportation Planning, Janitorial Services, FURTHER, BE IT RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council of the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation sanctions the incorporation of Criminal Investigation, a term-status activity, under the consolidation of tribal government programs for re-contracting purposes in FY 1998; and FURTHER, BE IT RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council of the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation elects to re-contract all activities, functions, services, and programs outlined herein under the Model Agreement provisions of P.L. 103-413, on a fiscal year basis commencing October 1, 1997; BE IT RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council of the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation authorizes the Executive Committee to finalize the re-contracting process for FY 1998; and FINALLY, BE IT RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council of the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation strongly urges and recommends that the process of finalizing "Tribal09-16-1997YAmended  97-258-DSB on 12-16-1997.
  • 97-206-DSB | NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, That the 1999 North American Indigenous Committee does hereby request to the Three Affiliated Tribes an appropriation of funds in the amount of $10,000.00 to began their operations to fulfill their goal of making this endeavor a reality; THEREFORE BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED; The Three Affiliated Tribes Business Council and appropriate agencies fully embrace and support this endeavor as it is for the benefit of our young people.|09-16-1997|Y|Active|
  • 97-207-DSB | NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council of the Three Affiliated Tribes hereby, according to its duly endowed authorities enumerated in the Constitution of the Three Affiliated Tribes, appoints, amending 97-76-DSB, Marva Pretends Eagle to the position as member of the Three Affiliated Tribes, Fort Berthold Housing Authority, Board of Commissioners.|09-16-1997|Y|Active|
  • 97-208-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE, BE FT RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council herein provides the necessary resolution and approval to request that the federal government make these reserve interest monies available immediately as generally provided in the attached document and proper format for federal draws on tribal accounts.|09-16-1997|Y|Active|
  • 97-209-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council does hereby appropriate $80,000(eighty thousand) dollars for the purpose of securing the technical assistance necessary to continue the planning and development of this important tribal project. BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That the Tribal Treasurer and the Tribal Chairman shall be authorized to negotiate and sign any and all service contract agreements with the necessary technical firms and professionals, and may make the payment indicated above when appropriate. BE IT FINALLY RESOLVED, That the Treasurer and Chairman shall not make any further payments than that indicated above and herein unless subsequently presented and approved by the Tribal Business Council at an official meeting.|09-16-1997|Y|Active|
  • 97-210-DSB | NONE   
  • 97-211-DSBNOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council of the Three Affiliated Tribes hereby approves the Reorganization Plan for FY-1998 for the Fort Berthold Agency.  |09-16-1997|Y|Active|
  • 97-212-DSB | NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, The Three Affiliated Tribes Business Council does hereby want to open up new ventures with Prince Wilheim the great great great grandson of Prince Maximillian and to continue the trade that flourished in 1832.  THEREFORE BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED; The Three Affiliated Tribal Business Council does hereby approve the purchase of Four Round Trip Airline tickets to Fort Berthold Reservation in the amounts of $940.00 each.  |09-16-1997|Y|Active|
  • 97-213-DSB | NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, That pursuant to it's Constitutional power and authority, The Tribal Business Council of the Three Affiliated Tribes hereby grants a non profit corporate charter to the West Segment Development Corporation a true and correct copy of which Charter is attached hereto.  |09-16-1997|Y|Active|
  • 97-214-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, The Tribal Business Council supports and sanctions the contemplated enterprise, an internet Class II gaming proposal, to be developed, implemented and/or operated by the West Segment Development Corporation, such enterprise to be licensed pursuant to Chapter 27, Code of Laws of the Three Affiliated-ted Tribes, Fort Berthold Reservation. BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, The West Segment Development Corporation shall arrange and be responsible for necessary funding of the project. All legal fee's including the cost that may be incurred to defend the right to conduct such enterprise shall be an expense to and paid by the project. BE IT FINALLY RESOLVED, That Resolution 97-214-DSB is hereby adopted on the condition that all documents relating to the specific project will be submitted to the Legal Department for review and comments.|09-16-1997|Y|Active|
  • 97-215-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council of the Three Affiliated Tribes hereby provides a general obligation of money to serve as an equity financing base for the Native American Finance Cooperative Association, Inc., provided that: (1) a sound business plan and market feasibility study be submitted to the Three Affiliated Tribes and be subject to an adequate review and satisfactory analysis by the appropriate Tribal Officials; (2) the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe and the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe each likewise provide a general obligation of money for this purpose; and (3) the Bureau of Indian Affairs guaranteed loan program and Farm Credit Services hands are approved.|09-16-1997|Y|Active|
  • 97-216-DSB | NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council of the Three Affiliated Tribes hereby, according to its duly endowed authorities enumerated in the Constitution of the Three Affiliated Tribes, appoints, rescinding 97-75 DSB, William Wells, Jr., to the position as member of the Three Affiliated Tribes Tribal Employment Rights Office Commission, provided that the aforementioned appointee and all other commissioners shall not participate or cast a vote on matters concerning their enterprises, if any, to  void conflicts of interest in carrying out Commission matters.  |09-26-1997|Y|Active|
  • 97-217-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, That the Three Affiliated Tribes Tribal Business Council hereby authorizes an additional $8,000.00 to purchase this home be added to Fortuna project as described in Resolution #97-157-EH.  |09-26-1997|Y|Active|
  • 97-218-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, the Tribal Business Council of the Three Affiliated Tribes, hereby authorizes and directs the payment of $4,000 to the Fort Berthold Coalition Against Domestic Violence as and for assistance for women and children in dire need of financial support maintaining their abuse-free lives.|09-26-1997|Y|Active|
  • 97-219-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Tribal Business Council of the Three Affiliated Tribes, hereby authorizes and directs the payment of $600 to the North Dakota Council on Abused Women's Services as and for annual dues for membership in such organization for calendar year 1997.|09-26-1997|Y|Active|
  • 97-220-DSB | NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council of the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation elects to redesign the Housing Improvement Program;  BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council of the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation sanctions commencement of the Housing Improvement Program redesign for Fiscal Year 1997 activity, functions, and services, in accordance with the provisions of P.L. 103-413.  FURTHER, BE IT RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council of the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation approves implementation of the Housing Improvement Program, under redesigned components of the Consolidated Tribal Government Program Contract to be effective October 1, 1996;  FINALLY, BE IT RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council of the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation approves continued implementation of the Housing Improvement Program, under redesigned components of the Consolidated Tribal Government Program Contract for Fiscal Year 1998, effective October 1, 1997.|09-26-1997|Y|Active|
  • 97-221-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, The Three Affiliated Tribal Business Council hereby engages with the Auditing Firm Joseph Eve & Company of Billings, Montana to perform the Fiscal Year 1996 audit.  |09-26-1997|Y|Active|
  • 97-222- | DSB|NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council hereby confirms the nomination of Mr. Arlon Fox as Tax Commissioner and makes his appointment to the Three Affiliated Tribes Tax Commission for a period of 2 years, effective(retroactively) from May, 1997 to May, 1999, with all rights and responsibilities thereunder.|09-26-1997|Y|Active|
  • 97-223-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council does hereby appropriate to Mr. Little Soldier and his business development proposal the following:  Business Development Grant; such monies being made available from the Reserve interest monies of Docket 350(G), "Economic Development". BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That release of funds for this business proposal shall be conditioned on continuous review by the Tribal Treasurer, and proof of the financial commitment and acquisition of outside resources, other than the Tribe, by Mr. Little Soldier.|09-26-1997|Y|Active|
  • 97-224-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council, the official governing body of the above-named Tribe/Nation, hereby authorizes Russell D. Mason, Sr., Chairman of the Tribal Business Council, who is the principle official of the Three Affiliated Tribes, to take the necessary action to place the Tribe/Nation in membership with the National Congress of American Indians (NCAI); BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That Tribal funds in the amount of One Thousand Dollars ($1,000.00) based on the tribal membership dues schedule to the NCAI By-Laws, Article IB, Section (b), are authorized to be paid such Tribal Membership in NCAI; BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That, based on the tribal citizenry of ten thousand one hundred and sixty-three (10,163), the Tribe shall have one hundred and eighty (180) votes in accordance with Article IV, Section 3 of the NCAI Constitution;  FURTHER, BE IT RESOLVED, That, pursuant to Article V, Section 2 of the NCAI Constitution, the Tribe designates the following-named persons:  Delegate: Russell D. Mason, Sr.  Alternate: Edwin Hall  Alternate: Mark N. Fox  as Delegate and Alternate Delegates and instructs them to become individual Members in Good Standing in NCAI in order to fulfill their responsibilities as Official Delegates to the National Congress of American Indians 54th Annual Convention and Executive Council Meetings; and, NOW, THEREFORE BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council hereby appoints Russell D. Mason, Sr., Chairman, as NCAI Delegate, and Edwin Hall, and Mark N. Fox, as NCAI Alternates; and NOW, THEREFORE BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council hereby authorizes to be immediately donated, in addition to current dues to NCAI authorized herein, the amount of $5,000 to the National Congress of American  Indians.  |09-26-1997|Y|Active|
  • 97-225-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council of the Three Affiliated Tribes, pursuant to its Constitutional authority, hereby formally approves entry into the In House Counsel Contract between the Three Affiliated Tribes and Thomas M. Disselhorst (a photostatic copy of which Contract is attached hereto and made part hereof), subject to the approval of the Secretary of the Interior or his authorized |09-26-1997|Y|Active|
  • 97-226-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Tribal Business Council of the Three Affiliated Tribes hereby supports the creation by the State of North Dakota of a frilly staffed and funded human rights commission, empowered to investigate incidents and patterns of discrimination in this state, to take appropriate enforcement action, and to help educate North Dakotans about what constitutes discriminatory acts and their rights to have acts of discrimination investigated; and NOW, THEREFORE BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that this resolution may be provided to the interim legislative committee of the North Dakota State Legislature investigating this issue and to the North Dakota Advisory Committee to the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights, and NOW, THEREFORE BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Chairman of the Three Affiliated Tribes or his designee is authorized to provide testimony to the above bodies  investigating the need for a human rights commission in North Dakota on behalf of the Three Affiliated Tribes and all other tribal members and Tribal Business Council members are also encouraged to provide information and testimony to the above bodies.  |09-26-1997|Y|Active|
  • 97-227-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, That the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Indian Reservation hereby approve and authorizes the obligation of funds to the Municipal, Rural and Industrial Water Project to do all thing necessary to complete the water cistern fill stations and with the MR&I Phase I Water Project reimbursing the funds, when funding becomes available.|09-26-1997|Y|Active|
  • 97-228-DSB | NOW THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council guarantee A Letter of Credit in the amount of $100,000.00 to Minot Builders Supply to secure the inventory necessary to supply the building requirements of its contracts; and BE IT RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council hereby directs that the appropriate and necessary action be taken to secure from the Community First National Bank and Trust Co. of Dickinson, ND, a Letter of Credit in amount of $100,000.00 for the benefit of Minot Builders Supply on behalf of the Fort Berthold Development Corporation to supply contract inventory and authorizes and directs the Chairman and Treasurer of the Tribal Business council to sign all documents necessary to secure the said Letter of Credit; and   BE IT RESOLVED, That the resolved That the Tribal Business Council hereby expressly authorizes a limited waiver of sovereign immunity of the Three Affiliated Tribes for the purpose of the enforcement of any credit documents to be entered into between the Three Affiliated Tribes and Community First National Bank and Trust.|10-07-1997|Y|Active|
  • 97-229-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council of the Three Affiliated Tribes hereby approves and adopts the attached amendments to the Fort Berthold Tribal Code, which amendments shall be forthwith incorporated in the Code as  appropriate.  10-|07-1997|Y|Active|
  • 97-230-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council of the Three Affiliated Tribes hereby once again acknowledges that the appropriate and governing procedure for the selection of the Special Prosecutor under the "STOP" Violence Against Women Grant Agreement between the State of North Dakota and the Fort Berthold Coalition Against Domestic Violence is that procedure specifically prescribed in the Grant Agreement, and that the employment selection procedures of the Three Affiliated Tribes have no application to the selection of such Special Prosecutor.  BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council farther acknowledges that William E. Woods, Jr. was selected as Special Prosecutor under the procedure prescribed by the "STOP" Violence Against Women Grant Agreement and authorizes William E. Woods, Jr. to serve in the capacity of Special Prosecutor to assist the Fort Berthold District Court in prosecuting domestic violence cases.  BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That the Special Prosecutor position is funded exclusively by the "STOP" Violence Against Women Grant Agreement between the State of North Dakota and the Fort Berthold Coalition Against Violence and that William E. Woods, Jr., therefore, is neither an employee of nor an independent contractor for the Three Affiliated Tribes, and shall maintain his own office outside of the Fort Berthold District Court and assume exclusive responsibility for his expenses, as contemplated by the requirements of the State grant.|10-09-1997|Y|Active|
  • 97-231-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, That the Fort Berthold District Court may charge up to $10.00 for retrieval and certification of each criminal record requested by the Gaming Commission, upon such form as the Gaming Commission shall provide, which criminal record shall include, but not be limited to, the following information: name, address, birthdate, Social Security number, criminal history of each charge filed against the individual, if any, including nature of crime, statute under which cited, nature of plea bargain, if any, and final disposition of the charge, if any; and NOW, THEREFORE BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That the Fort Berthoud District Court shall provide such information in a timely manner, not to exceed 30 days from the date of request for such information, unless otherwise agreed to by the Chairman of the Gaming Commission and the Clerk of District Court; and NOW, THEREFORE BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That should there be any question about the accuracy of the information obtained by the Gaming Commission, any member of the Gaming Commission or an authorized representative may inspect such records during normal business hours of the Office of the Clerk of District Court.|10-09-1997|Y|Active|
  • 97-232-DSB | WHEREAS, Tatanka Film has approached the Three Affiliated Tribes for a partnership and venture to produce a series on the explorers' life among the Tribes, WHEREAS, This is the first time in history of the Three Affiliated Tribes history that they have Been approached to consult and portray the people in a realistic manner WHEREAS, The Three Affiliated Tribes, by entering into this partnership, at present, are not committing anything financially to this venture.  NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED; The Three Affiliated Tribes Business Council do hereby Support this venture and approves this preliminary agreement.  10-|09-1997|Y|Active|
  • 97-233-DSB | NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council of the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation recognizes the dire and immediate need of May Coffey and Agnes Yellow Wolf for an adequate, safe and healthy living environment and elects to meet those needs utilizing, to the extent most practicable, reasonable, and appropriate, by redesign, the resources of the Housing Improvement Program; BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council of the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation elects to purchase two (2) factory-built units to meet the housing needs of both May Coffey and Agnes Yellow Wolf; and BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council of the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation sanctions the purchase of two (2) factory-built units for a total cost of $80,000 (including optional equipment, labor and accessories), from Capital Housing Center, Bismarck, North Dakota; and FURTHER BE IT RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council of the Three Affiliated Tribes approves payment from Tribal Revenue in an amount not to exceed % , as supplemental funding to the Housing Improvement Program resource in order that an adequate, safe and healthful environment may be made available to May Coffey and Agnes Yellow Wolf; and BE FT FINALLY RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council of the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation, seeking to expedite services essential to the well-being and welfare of May Coffey and Agnes Yellow Wolf, authorizes the Executive Committee to finalize the process of making a safe and healthy living environment available to May Coffey and Agnes Yellow Wolf.  |10-09-1997|Y|Active|
  • 97-234-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Tribal Business Council of the Three Affiliated Tribes hereby approves the Contract to Reserve Allocation With the Three Affiliated Tribes between the Western Area Power Administration and the Three Affiliated Tribes, as attached hereto, and hereby authorizes the Chairman and the Secretary to execute the same on behalf of the Tribe; and NOW, THEREFORE BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Tribal Business Council understands that by signing this Contract it is making no commitment to purchase power from WAPA commencing January 1, 2001, and that in order to be able to purchase power from WAPA commencing January 1, 2001, it will be necessary to negotiate and enter into another contract, called a "Benefits Contract",  between the Tribe and WAPA at a later date prior to January 1, 2001, and that it will also be necessary to enter into contracts between the Tribe and those electric power providers that already have facilities in place for distribution of power to the Tribe and its members on the Fort Berthold Reservation so that the WAPA power may be used by the Tribe and its members.  |10-09-1997|Y|Active|
  • 97-235-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Tribal Business Council does hereby approve the removal of Councilman Spotted Bear, and hereby appoints Janet Gunderson to serve as a Commissioner of the Board for the Fort Berthold Housing Authority.|10-09-1997|Y|Active|
  • 97-236-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Tribal Business Council hereby authorizes one (1) full grown buffalo to be donated to each segment in 1998, such animals to be drawn from buffalo culled from the Tribe's buffalo herd, and such animals to be ready for slaughter at the time of donation, with the exact time of such donation to be determined between the segment's community organization and the manager of the Tribe's buffalo herd.|10-09-1997|Y|Active|
  • 97-237-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Tribal Business Council hereby authorizes to be established for the benefit of farmers and ranchers who are Tribal members a revolving fund for the purchase of hay for their needs up to a total value of $125,000, it being understood that the value of the hay to be received by a farmer or rancher will be repaid to the Tribe at interest rates not to exceed 5%; and |10-09-1997|Y|Active|
  • 97-238-DSB|NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council of the Three Affiliated Tribes hereby amends Section V3a of the DUI Statute included in the Fort Berthold Tribal Code to read as follows: "The court may impose a maximum sentence of six (6) months in jail or a fine of five hundred dollars ($500.00) or both, but the court must impose a minimum sentence of four (4) days in jail or a fine of fifty dollars ($50.00). Forty-eight (48) hours of said jail term must be served consecutively.|10-09-1997|Y|Active|
  • 97-239-DSB | NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, The Three Affiliated Tribes Business Council does hereby want to open up new ventures with Prince Wilheim the great great great grandson of Prince Maximillian and to continue the trade that flourished in 1832. THEREFORE BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED; The Three Affiliated Tribal Business Council does hereby approve the Reimbursement of the Prince's Round Trip Airline tickets to Fort Berthold Reservation in the amount of $2,850.00 and the balance of $910.00 for the expenses incurred from the Mandaree Community fund.|10-09-1997|Y|Active|
  • 97-240-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Tribal Business Council does hereby approve the replacement of Councilman Fox, and hereby appoints Iva Gillies to serve as a Commissioner of the Board for the Fort Berthold Housing Authority.|10-09-1997|Y|Active|
  • 97-241-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Tribal Business Council of the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation that; Thomas P. Bird Bear, a member of the Tribal Business Council, shall, with the concurrence of the Chairman, schedule a public hearing to be conducted on such date and at such time and such place as shall be posted and published in a Notice of Public Hearing on the proposal to issue not to exceed $5,000,000 aggregate principal amount of the Tribes Industrial Development Revenue Bonds (Twin Buttes Manufacturing Company Project) Series 1997, pursuant to the provisions of the Code, for the purpose of defraying all or a portion of the cost of acquiring, constructing, improving and equipping the Project, including necessary expenses incidental thereto, and all enrolled members of the Tribes who appear at said hearing shall be given an opportunity to express their view for or against the proposal to issue the Bonds; and following a report of said hearing to the Tribal Business Council by Thomas P. Bird Bear, this Tribal Business Council shall 2 of consider a Resolution determining whether or not to proceed with the issuance of the Bonds. BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Secretary of the Tribal Business Council shall, upon direction from Thomas P. Bird Bear, not less than fourteen (14) days prior to the date fixed for said hearing, publish in the official newspaper(s) of general circulation on the Fort Berthold Reservation and post in the customary and usual places, a Notice of Public Hearing on Intention to issue the Bonds in substantially the form attached hereto as Exhibit A and incorporated herein by reference. BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Tribes recognize that regulations promulgated under Section 103 of the Code require the adoption by the Tribal Business Council of an "official intent" resolution if interest on the Bonds, issued by the Tribes and used to acquire, construct, improve and equip the Project, be exempt from federal income taxes. In order to preserve such exemption.  Resolution No. 97-141-DSB, as ratified and approved by this Resolution, is intended to constitute solely for federal income tax purposes official intent with respect to the issuance of the Bonds. BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that Resolution No. 97-141-DSB, adopted on June 16, 1997, shall be and hereby is ratified and approved. BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that in order that the Project will not be unduly delayed, TBMC is hereby authorized to make such commitments, expenditures and advances toward payment of the costs of the Project as it considers appropriate, subject to reimbursement from the proceeds of the Bonds when and if delivered, but otherwise without liability on the part of the Tribes. BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that officials of the Tribes are hereby authorized to take such further action as may be necessary to carry out the intent and purposes of this Resolution. BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that all Resolutions and Orders or parts thereof, in conflict herewith are, to the extent of such conflict, hereby repealed, and this Resolution shall be in full force and effect immediately upon its adoption.|10-24-1997|Y|Active|
  • 97-242-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, The Tribal Business Council of the Three Affiliated Tribes hereby requests the Farm Services Agency of the United States Department of Agriculture to grant a variance from regulations(s) to Fort Berthold Native American Producers facing foreclosure proceedings on the Fort Berthold Reservation and to place a moratorium on all pending FSA foreclosures affecting such Fort Berthold Native American Producers while appropriate federal agency decisions and options are being handled: BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, The Tribal Business Council of the Three Affiliated Tribes requests the variance on behalf of those Fort Berthold Native American Producers facing foreclosure proceedings in order to allow them to utilize the proceeds from their farming and livestock sales for their continued operation(s)|10-24-1997|Y|Active|
  • 97-243-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, That the governing body of the Three Affiliated Tribes supports and appreciated this culturally sponsored event by the Dead Grass Society; and FINALLY, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That the Three Affiliated Tribes hereby authorizes the expenditure $2,000.00 to the Dead Grass Society for the purpose of the Veterans Day Celebration.|10-24-1997|Y|Active|
  • 97-244-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, The Tribal Business Council of the Three Affiliated Tribes hereby approves the AFFILIATION AGREEMENT AFFILIATED TRIBES DIALYSIS UNIT. (A true and correct copy of which is attached and incorporated herein). BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, The Tribal Business Council of the Three Affiliated Tribes hereby authorizes the Chairman, Russell D. Mason; and, the Programs Manager/Health Coordinator, Edward Lone Fight, to execute the Affiliation Agreement on behalf of the Three Affiliated Tribes, Tribal Dialysis Unit. BETWEEN UNIMED MEDICAL CENTER AND THE THREE|12-08-1997|Y|Active|
  • 97-245-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, That the Three Affiliated Tribes Tribal Business Council has reviewed and hereby approves the Three Affiliated Tribes General Fund Budget and Revenues for Fiscal Year 1998 in the Amount of $6,197,893-Revenue and $6,129,911-Expenditures and in accordance with the attached documents:  1. Three Affiliated Tribes Tribal Business Council Fiscal Year 1998 General Fund Budget;  2. Three Affiliated Tribes Tribal Business Council Salary Budget for Fiscal year 1998;  3. Exhibit A - Three Affiliated Tribes Tribal Program Budgets for Fiscal Year 1998;|12-08-1997|Y|Active|
  • 97-246-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE , BE IT RESOLVED, that the Three Affiliated Tribes, in order to support the organized and positive efforts of this outstanding, young, Cross-Country team, hereby award the team a grant in the amount of $2,783.50 and that the Council recognizes that Mr. Jarret Baker shall be the primary tribal official responsible in the administration and expenditures of this tribal grant.|12-08-1997|Y|Active|
  • 97-247-DSB | BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Tribal Chairman and Tribal Treasurer can disburse funds as authorized by the Plan. The attachment of the allocation for these monies describes this plan. 1997 DOCKET C/D/F & G BUDGET FUNDS*  |12-16-1997|Y|Active|
  • 97-248-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council of the Three Affiliated Tribes hereby authorizes and directs the payment of $2,000 to the Fort Berthold Coalition Against Domestic Violence to be used as and for matching funds for the position of the Receptionist/Secretary.|12-16-1997|Y|Active|
  • 97-249-DSB | NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Tribal Business Council of the Three Affiliated Tribes hereby authorizes and directs the Social Services Program/Human Resource Department to execute and file the attached application for Family Violence Prevention and Services funding in the amount of $59,125; including the required assurances as listed.|12-16-1997|Y|Active|
  • 97-250-DSB | to recontract with the State Department of Public Institution, U.S. Department of Agriculture for continued Commodity Services operation: and BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Three Affiliated Tribes requests that $149,405.00 be granted for this purpose.|12-16-1997|Y|Active|
  • 97-251-DSB | NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, the Three Affiliated Tribal Council recognizes the importance of the latest "state of the art" model in Food Safety and fully supports the adoption of the 1997 FDA Food Code, for use of all applied entities in food service within the jurisdiction of the Three Affiliated Tribes; and BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Chairman, Russell Mason SR., and the Secretary, Daylon Spotted Bear, are hereby authorized and instructed to sign this resolution for and behalf of the Three Affiliated Tribes.|12-16-1997|Y|Active|
  • 97-252-DSB | THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, The Three Affiliated Tribal Business Council of the Fort Berthold Reservation hereby approves and support the American Indian Science and Engineering Society (AISES) Chapter; and BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, The Three Affiliated Tribal Business Council will provide the requested funding amount of 4,582.40 for the (AISES) Chapter for the educational experience in attending conferences and sponsor events through ASISES Chapter of the Fort Berthold Community.|12-16-1997|Y|Active|
  • 97-253-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council hereby supports this cultural event and grants $4,000.00 to the Antelope Society, |12-16-1997|Y|Active|
  • 97-254-DSBNOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, That the Three Affiliated Tribes hereby agrees to enter into  a contract with Mr. Ethan Hall, owner utilizing Federal monies; and BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That the Tribal Roads Department shall be responsible for drafting|12-16-1997|Y|Active|
  • 97-255-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Tribal Business Council of the Three Affiliated Tribes hereby approves paying for the completion of the CDBG community projects of Four Bears, Mandaree and Twin Buttes in an amount equal to the actual cost overruns in accordance with the attached Budget Summary; and NOW, THEREFORE BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Tribal Business Council hereby authorizes the funds needed to complete the above projects to be a general obligation of the Tribe.|12-16-1997|Y|Active |
  • 97-256-DSB | NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council of the Three Affiliated Tribes does hereby authorize to adopt said resolution proposed by the Fort Berthold School Board Association   
  • 97-257-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that for the benefit of the Fort Berthold Development Corporation, the Tribal Business Council hereby agrees to provide a Tribal guarantee to FBDC of a total lending limit of $500,000, limited to no more than $100,000 per transaction, along with the necessary limited waiver of sovereign immunity and limitation of jurisdiction of disputes under such guaranty to tribal court, subject to the following; that for each transaction up to the amounts specified: 1) FBDC obtains, in writing, the approval of the Chairman and the Treasurer of the Tribe; 2) FBDC reviews the loan documents with Tribal legal counsel and abides by such legal recommendations as may be made; 3) FBDC submits, along with such request for approval of a Tribal guarantee a report to the Tribal Business Council of the total amounts requested to date and the status of such loan requests; and 4) FBDC no less than quarterly a full financial report to the Tribal Business Council, including a status report concerning all outstanding indebtedness; and NOW, THEREFORE BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Tribal Business Council direct its financial advisor and legal department to assist FBDC in obtaining such financing as it may deem necessary consistent with the limits of the Tribal guarantee of such financing as re contained in this resolution.|12-16-1997|Y|Active|
  • 97-258-DSB | NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council of the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation thereby amends Resolution #97-205-DSB to include the Infant and Toddlers Program. |12-16-1997|Y|Active|