1998 Resolutions

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

  • 98-001-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, That the Three Affiliated Tribes request termination of Tribal Tract No. 11, Allotment No. T1765-C, SW1/4 SE1/4, Sec.3, T147N, R92W, 1.3 acres from easement number 301-14374 executed June 2, 1982 for causes A. and B. as provided by the terms and conditions of this Grant of Easement for Right-of-way | 1/13/1998 | Y | Active |

  • 98-002-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, The Tribal Business Council of the Three Affiliated Tribes hereby authorizes Treasurer Mark Fox and Financial Advisor Dave Brendsel to negotiate with Mandaree Electronics Corporation a twelve month budget where both Mandaree Electronics and the Three Affiliated Tribes share the expense to acquire the expertise of DeCo International, Ltd. which will begin on the day of , 1998. *Not to exceed $96,000 for a 12—month period. BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED THAT, Any contractual agreement and/or arrangements which maybe entered shall be between Mandaree Electronics Corporation and DeCo International, Ltd. | 1/13/1998 | Y | Active |

  • 98-003-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council of the Three Affiliated Tribes hereby establishes the Economic Recovery Fund Committee to Develop a short-term and long-term plan for the expenditure of the interest from the $149.2 million Economic Recovery Fund by Congress, and BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That the use plan shall be for Education, Social Welfare, Economic Development and Other programs in accordance with the Equitable Compensation Act and subject to the approval of the Secretary of the Interior. BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That the Economic Recovery Fund Committee Shall be comprised of one (1) member selected by each Councilman and the Chairman and one (1) member selected By each respective Segment/District of the Ft. Berthold Reservation. | 1/13/1998 | Y | Active |

  • 98-004-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, The Tribal Business Council of the Three Affiliated Tribes hereby appoints Diane Zephier, B.J. Jones, Dean Winkjer, and Terry Pechota to serve as Associate Judges for the Three Affiliated Tribes for calendar year, 1998. BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That the Judiciary Committee, at their next regularly scheduled meeting, shall set-up a rotating system for the Associate Judges and shall determine their rate of pay. BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, The Tribal Business Council hereby directs the Fort Berthold District Court to prepare the appropriate consultant agreements for the respective judges identified hereinabove. | 1/13/1998 | Y | Active |

  • 98-005-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council of the Three Affiliated Tribes hereby authorizes and directs payment of a grant to North Dakota Legal Services, Inc. in the total amount of Twelve Thousand and 00/100 Dollars ($12,000.00) to enable North Dakota Legal Services, Inc. to maintain, throughout CY 1998, a reasonably adequate level of free legal services to low income people residing on and near the Fort Berthold Reservation. BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That, as a condition of the grant authorized hereby, North Dakota Legal Services, Inc. shall submit to the Judiciary Committee of the Tribal Business Council any reports relating to the activities of the program, as requested by the Committee during the grant term (i.e., CY 1998). | 1/13/1998 | Y | Active |

  • 98-006-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council of the Three Affiliated Tribes is eligible for membership in the Intertribal Transportation Association and does hereby designate Theodore J. Danks, TAT Transportation Planner, as the tribal delegate and voting member in this association. BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That the alternate delegates shall be TAT Tribal Councilman Tex Hall and Edwin Hall | 1/13/1998 | Y | Active |

  • 98-007-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council of the Three Affiliated Tribes does hereby designate Theodore J. Banks as its duly-authorized voting tribal delegate; and, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council does hereby also designate Tribal Councilman Thomas Bird Bear to be its alternate delegate to the Native American Injury Prevention Coalition. | 1/13/1998 | Y | Active |

  • 98-008-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council of the Three Affiliated Tribes does hereby authorize the TAT Traffic Safety Program to establish a board consisting of one representative from each segment. The initial board shall be Gary Dickens, White Shield; Joshua Sage, Twin Buttes; Charles Moran, Four Bears; Bernadine Grinnell, New Town-Little Shell; Jessica Phelan, Mandaree; Mary Coffey, Parshall. | 1/13/1998 | Y | Active |

  • 98-009-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the form, terms and provisions of that certain Loan Agreement, regarding a loan of up to $750,000 (the "Loan"), between the Tribe and the Community First national Bank; those certain Promissory Notes, totaling up to $750,000 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 portions of the Loan Documents concerning the waiver of sovereign immunity and consent to jurisdiction; and 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 fill 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. | 1/13/1998 | Y | Active |

  • 98-010-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council of the Three Affiliated Tribes hereby, in compliance with Chapter 27 of the Tribal Code of laws, appoints Carol Good Bear to the Gaming Commission to serve as a Tribal Gaming Commissioner | 1/13/1998 | Y | Active |

  • 98-011-DSB | NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council of the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation elects to pursue those avenues whereby implementation of the Indian Financing Act of 1974 may provide mechanisms of opportunity otherwise unavailable to Tribes, Tribal organizations and individual members and therefore supports Resolution No. 98-7 enacted by the Board of Directors of the United Tribes of North Dakota, and BE IT RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council of the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation validates the need for a review and approval process, as defined under Section 204 of the Indian Financing Act, more conducive to the lending procedures to which loan applicants are subjected, and therefore urges that appropriate action be taken to couple approval of Indian Business Grant Program (Title IV) with the Loan Guaranty Program (Title II), and BE IT RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council of the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation seeks the allocation of technical assistance funds, provided under Title V of the Indian Financing Act of 1974, in the amount of $5.0 million dollars for each of Fiscal Years 1999,2000 and 2001, and BE IT RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council of the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation sanctions its advocacy for appropriations that will address the need for business development grants, and BE IT FINALLY RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council of the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation affirms its support to seek appropriations for business development grants in the total amount of $10.0 million dollars, $5.0 million for Small Business Development and $5.0 million for Agri-Business Development, for each of Fiscal Years 1999, 2000, and 2001. | 1/13/1998 | Y | Active |

  • 98-012-DSB | NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council hereby authorizes the Education Department $2,650. general help with refreshments, supplies, promotional/media expenses for the Mandan, Hidatsa and Arikara Education Week. | 1/29/1998 | Y | Active |

  • 98-013-DSB | NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council of the Three Affiliated Tribes, pursuant to its Constitutional authority, hereby formally approve entry into a contract with the Worthington Tax Group and the Three Affiliated Tribes. | 2/13/1998 | Y | Active |

  • 98-014-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council of the Three Affiliated Tribes hereby authorizes and directs the joinder by the Three Affiliated Tribes with other Tribes of the Missouri River Basin in an effort to further the purpose and intent of this Resolution which includes, but is not limited to, the introduction of NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council of the Three Affiliated Tribes hereby authorizes and directs the joinder by the Three Affiliated Tribes with other Tribes of the Missouri River Basin in an effort to further the purpose and intent of this Resolution which includes, but is not limited to, the introduction of | 2/13/1998 | Y | Active |

  • 98-015-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Tribal Business Council of the Three Affiliated Tribes hereby urges Kevin Gover to rescind the policy of nonacceptance of trust lands previously mortgaged to the Department of Agriculture by the Secretary pf Interior announced by his predecessor on August 19, 1996; and NOW, THEREFORE BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Tribal Business Council of the Three Affiliated Tribes urges the Department of Interior to devote such resources as are necessary to put such trust lands as have been mortgaged to the Department of Agriculture and which are subject to foreclosure sale back into the inventory of the Department of Interior, to be held in trust for the benefit of the Three Affiliated Tribes and its members, should it be requested to do so by Tribal members who are subject to foreclosure or should such lands be transferred to them by the Department of Agriculture following the foreclosure sale as provided by law | 2/13/1998 | Y | Active |

  • 98-016-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council hereby appoints Mary Coffey to serve as Board Member of the Fort Berthold Publishing and Printing Enterprise Board with all the authorities, duties, and responsibilities normally assigned to such position. BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That Mary Coffey is appointed to fill the vacancy on such Board created by the resignation of Pete Coffey, Jr | 2/13/1998 | Y | Active |

  • 98-017-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council hereby appoints Mary Coffey to serve as Board Member of the Fort Berthold Communications Enterprise Board with all the authorities, duties, and responsibilities normally assigned to such positions. BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That the individual appointed above shall replace Pete Coffey, Jr. on this Board. | 2/13/1998 | Y | Active |

  • 98-018-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, The Tribal Business Council of the Three Affiliated Tribes hereby amends the charter of Mandaree Electronics Corporation which changes the name of the Tribally charter corporation to "Mandaree Enterprise Corporation". | 2/13/1998 | Y | Active |

  • 98-019-DSB | NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council duly officially approves the enrollment of the following 55 applicants. | 2/17/1998 | Y | Active |

  • 98-020-DSB | NOW THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, That the Three Affiliated Tribes, Tribal Business Council approves the purchase of land, exclusive of minerals, from Hoffinan Estate for a cash consideration of $60,000.00 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: S1/2 SW1/4SWl/4,SEl/4SWl/4,Sl/2SEl/4 within Section 1, T. 151 N., R. 91 W., Fifth Principal Meridian, North Dakota containing 140 acres, more or less, valued at $60,000.00 | 2/17/1998 | Y | Active |

  • 98-021-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Tribal Business Council of the Three Affiliated Tribes hereby amends Title I, Chapter 2, Section 5.1 and Section 5.4 of the Fort Berthold Tribal Code to read as per the attached, effective immediately. | 2/17/1998 | Y | Active |

  • 98-022-DSB | NOW THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council of the Three Affiliated Tribes hereby directs the Division of Environmental Quality to apply for an "Environmental Regulatory Enhancement Grant" solicited by the Association of Native Americans (ANA) for the aforementioned purpose | 2/17/1998 | Y | Active |

  • 98-023-DSB | NOW THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, That the Three Affiliated Tribes, Tribal Business Council authorizes the Natural Resources Department to compete for $70,000 from the Department of Minerals and Energy and to use these monies to complete Phase II of a reservation sand and gravel study. The study will be completed by in-house professional staff and Steve Cates Earth Sciences of Bismarck, ND. The Tribe will develop its sand and gravel resource and v\ill consider public release of any information obtained in their study. | 2/17/1998 | Y | Active |

  • 98-024-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council of the Three Affiliated Tribes hereby appoints the following persons to serve as members of the Three Affiliated Tribes Bar Board: P. Diane Avery. Thomas A. Dickson, El Marie Conklin, The respective staggered terms of office of these initial members of the Three Affiliated Tribes Bar Board shall be established by the Board members in conformity with the express procedure prescribed in Title 1, Chapter 2, Section 5.3 of the Fort Berthold Tribal Code. BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council hereby appoints the following persons as alternates to the Three Affiliated Tribes Bar Board; Luther Grinnell, Sr., Ross L. Sundeen, The respective term of office of each alternate shall coincide with the term of office established by the Bar Board for the Board member for whom the respective alternate will be serving in such capacity | 2/17/1998 | Y | Active |

  • 98-025-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, That the Three Affiliated Tribes Tribal Business Council hereby approves the following increases in life insurance coverages: Life Benefit :, Accidental Death and Dismemberment Benefit : Dependent Life Benefit /Optional/employee pays), Spouse : Children 6 mos to 21 yrs (23 yrs if a full time student) : Children 14 days, to 6 mos : $25,000 to $50,000, $25,000 to $50,000, $2,000 to $10,000, $1,000 to $5,000, $100 to $500 BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That the Three Affiliated Tribes Tribal Business Council hereby authorizes the following increases in the monthly premiums for the above referenced classes of coverage: Life Benefit and Accidental Death and Dismemberment Benefit : $6.70 to $13.40, Dependent Life Benefit : $.50 to $ 3.00 (Optional/employee pays) BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That the above-referenced increases in the respective coverages and premiums shall become effective on March 1, 1998. | 3/3/1998 | Y | Active |

  • 98-026-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, That the governing body of the Three Affiliated Tribes supports and appreciates this culturally sponsored event by the Water Buster Clan, an INALLY, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That the Three Affiliated Tribes hereby authorizes the expenditure of $2,000.00 to the Water Buster Pow-Wow Committee for the purpose of the annual Water Buster Pow-Wow. | 3/3/1998 | Y | Active |

  • 98-027-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE , BE IT RESOLVED, that the Three Affiliated Tribes hereby grants $ 4,000 support to the Parshall Community Daycare Center | 3/12/1998 | Y | Active |

  • 98-028-DSB | BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, by the Tribal Business Council that the new B.I.A. appraisal method is not acceptable to the Tribes and it's members. BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, Dolly Lyda Foote may therefore resubmit an appraisal of her property utilizing the former appraisal procedure. BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, The Tribal Business Council shall pay Dolly Lyda Foote the difference between the first appraisal and the second independent appraisal provided the second independent appraisal exceeds the amount of $28,020.00. NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, The Three Affiliated Tribes Tribal Business Council approves the purchase of land, exclusive of minerals, from Dolly Lyda Foote, 301-U2656 For a cash consideration of $28,020.00 which is the computer appraised price, 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: Allotment 247A, and undivided 1/3 interest within NE1/4 Section 24, T. 150 N., R. 90 W., Fifth Principal Meridian, North Dakota, containing 160.00 acres, more or less. Currently appraised at $21,015.00. | 3/12/1998 | Y | Active |

  • 98-029-DSB | NOW, 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 that necessary membership fees(annual) required for full membership with NIGA to be paid, in an amount not to exceed $3,000. NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Tribal Business Council hereby appoints Mark N. Fox as official representative from the Three Affiliated Tribes to the National Indian Gaming Association, with Mr. Ed Hall as an alternate delegate, and furthermore, support Mr. Fox's potential election to the executive office and board of the National Indian Gaming Association. | 3/12/1998 | Y | Active |

  • 98-030-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, The Tribal Business Council hereby authorizes the Tax Commission to negotiate a settlement agreement with the telephone cooperatives provided that such settlement agreement meets with the approval of the Tribal Business Council. | 3/12/1998 | Y | Active |

  • 98-031-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, The Three Affiliated Tribes' Council approves the changes to the Three Affiliated Tribes Transportation Improvement Plan, to place, "Reservation Wide Signing Project," as the number 1 project on the list, for FY-98, and BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, The Three Affiliated Tribes' Council directs the Bureau of Indian Affairs Aberdeen Area Branch of Roads to make all the necessary arrangements to cause the immediate completion of the Reservation Wide Signing Project. | 3/18/1998 | Y | Active |

  • 98-032-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that The Tribal Business Council fully supports this critical tribal educational goal and will provide support through a cash contribution of at least TEN THOUSAND DOLLARS ($10,000.00) from Item 5., Higher Education, Docket, 350-G judgment funds; and NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Indian Reservation hereby authorizes the Fort Berthold Community College to submit a Language Grant application to the Administration for Native Americans on our behalf. | 3/18/1998 | Y | Active |

  • 98-033-DSB | THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Tribes hereby direct the Fort Berthold Community College to apply for and administer any and all projects which may be funded under this act (CFDA 84235A) | 3/18/1998 | Y | Active |

  • 98-034-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED. That the Tribal Treasurer is hereby authorized to negotiate and approve the preparation of the Indirect Cost Proposal for FY 98 with Bruce Johnson & Associates. BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That the Tribal Treasurer is hereby authorized to sign the contract for the Indirect Cost Services | 3/18/1998 | Y | Active |

  • 98-035-DSB | NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council of the Three Affiliated Tribes hereby supports the U.S. Administration's draft legislation to modify the 1996 Farm Bill which would alleviate debt forgiveness limitations thereby providing the necessary mechanism to assist the agricultural economy of the Fort Berthold Indian Reservation. | 3/18/1998 | Y | Active |

  • 98-036-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, The Three Affiliated Tribes' Council approves the changes to the Three Affiliated Tribes Transportation Code as recommended by the Three Affiliated Tribes' Natural Resource Committee | 3/18/1998 | Y | Active |

  • 98-037-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, The Three Affiliated Tribes' Council approves the changes to the Three Affiliated Tribes Transportation Improvement Plan, to place, "Reservation Wide Signing Project," as the number 1 project on the list, for FY-98, and BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, The Three Affiliated Tribes' Council directs the Bureau of Indian Affairs Aberdeen Area Branch of Roads to make all the necessary arrangements to cause the immediate completion of the Reservation Wide Signing Project. | 3/18/1998 | Y | Active |

  • 98-038-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the Tribal Business Council hereby (i) authorizes Mr. Dale Little Soldier, in consultation with the Tribal Treasurer and the Tribe's financial advisor, to be the person representing the Tribe in connection with the transaction proposed as the Sakakawea Casino and Resort; (ii) agrees to compensate Mr. Dale Little Soldier, or such entity as he may organize at the rate of $2,500 per month, plus actual expenses incurred in connection with the Lake Sakakawea Casino and Resort project, not to exceed $750 per month, to be paid until such time as financing for the Project is approved by the Tribal Business Council, not to exceed six months, subject to the terms of that Consultant Agreement in substantially the form as attached; (ill) It is understood by the parties that if financing can be obtained, and is approved by the Tribal Business Council, Mr. Little Soldier shall have the opportunity to provide consulting services for management and operation of the Lake Sakakawea Casino and Resort Project for at least one year subsequent to the date gaming operations | 3/18/1998 | Y | Active |

  • 98-039-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED. That the Tribal Business Council purchase approves the purchase of land, exclusive of minerals, from Teresa Danks; 301-U00667. For Cash consideration of $715.00 per acre which is Fair Market Value and hereby authorizes 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 transfer title of the lands to the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Indian Reservation, to wit. Allotment 595 A-C S V2, SE VI, Section 7 Township 152 Range 93 containing 40 acres. | 3/18/1998 | Y | Rescinded by 99-104-DSB | on 6/10/1999

  • 98-040A-DSB | NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, That the Governing Body of the Three Affiliated Tribes hereby support and appreciates these culturally sponsored events by these committees and are desirous to contribute to these continued efforts of keeping what we hold sacred and precious alive; and. BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That the Three Affiliated Tribes hereby authorizes the expenditure of $500.00 to the Nax Baa Gaa, Mandaree, White Shield, Twin Buttes, and Little Shell Pow-Wow committees for the purpose of their cultural event to be held in March and April of 1998. BE IT RESOLVED FURTHER, That each community committee shall provide a written expenditure report to the Tribal Business Council after their events. | 3/18/1998 | Y | Active |

  • 98-040-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED. That the Tribal Business Council hereby authorizes the Treasurer to enter into a Memorandum of Understanding agreement with Joseph Eve & Co. not to exceed 400 hours for the period of March 01, 1998 to September 30, 1998. | 3/18/1998 | Y | Active |

  • 98-041-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 Legal Services Contract between the Three Affiliated Tribes and Raymond Cross (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. | 4/14/1998 | Y | Amended | by 98-079-DSB on 6-18-1998.

  • 98-042-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, That the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Indian Reservation hereby approve and support the nomination of the Fort Berthold Indian Reservation for the Indian Land Consolidation Pilot | 4/14/1998 | Y | Active |

  • 98-043-DSB | THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, THAT THE Tribal Business Council hereby authorizes the Fort Berthold Lewis and Clark Bicentennial Committee $1,500 to help defray expenses of the program and reception for the conference. | 4/14/1998 | Y | Active |

  • 98-044-DSB | THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, The Tribal Business Council acknowledges and approves of the Healthy Start Program to apply for funds from North Dakota Medicaid Program and become a provider of Targeted Case Management Services; and | 4/14/1998 | Y | Active | |

  • 98-045-DSB | NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council hereby authorizes the week of April 19 - 25 be designated as the Week of the Young Child each year forthwith; and FURTHER BE IT RESOLVED, that all agencies/programs working with children and families of Fort Berthold, plan and coordinate efforts with the Education Department and communities for the Week of the Young Child Activities. | 4/14/1998 | Y | Active |

  • 98-046-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, That the Three Affiliated Tribes Tribal Business Council hereby formally approves entry into the attached contract between the Three Affiliated Tribes, the North Dakota Department of Human Services, and the State of North Dakota. BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council hereby authorizes the Tribal Chairman to execute said agreement on behalf of the Three Affiliated Tribes | 4/14/1998 | Y | Active |

  • 98-047-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, That the Chairman or Vice Chairman of the Three Affiliated Tribes Tribal Council be, and hereby is authorized and directed to execute and deliver, on behalf of the Tribe, such Documents, Sales Orders, and Agreements as may be necessary to effect the above-described Sales Agreement and Telecommunication Accounting System Agreement as required by Sodak in such form and containing such terms as the Tribal Council approves, such approval to be conclusively evidenced by the signature of the Tribal Chairman or Vice Chairman thereon; and BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That the Tribe expressly consents to arbitration in accordance with the rules of the American Arbitration Association as the form of dispute resolution, it being understood to that end that the Tribe waives the defense of an inconvenient forum, and it being further understood that the Agreements shall be interpreted according to Tribal law, and where no Tribal law exists, shall be interpreted according to North Dakota law, and it being further understood that such decision as may be rendered shall be enforced, if necessary, in the Tribal court of the Three Affiliated Tribes. The Tribe further expressly grants an irrevocable limited waiver of sovereign immunity as to any actions or arbitration from any dispute arising under said contract with IGT and Sodak; and BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That the Chairman or Vice Chairman of the Tribal Council of the Tribe be, and hereby is authorized and directed to take such other action necessary, required, and appropriate to carry out the purposes of this Resolution; and BE IT FINALLY RESOLVED, That the Tribal Council Chairman or Vice Chairman of the Tribal Council of the Tribe are authorized to take the above-described actions pursuant to the powers granted and specified in the Constitution and Bylaws of the Three Affiliated Tribe of Indians, adopted March 11, 1936, as amended, at Article \T, Sections 3, 5(a) and 5(c), and the Tribal Gaming Ordinance, Section 3.4, enacted October 14, 1992, as amended | 4/14/1998 | Y | Active |

  • 98-048-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 n FURTHER RESOLVED, That any references in the Municipal/Governmental Lease Purchase Agreement concerning sovereign immunity, default remedies and laws affecting the interpretation and enforcement of said Agreement shall be superseded by the language contained in this resolution governing such provisions. 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 RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council of the Three Affiliated Tribes hereby authorizes the purchase of a 590 D John Deere Excavator as described in the Agreement from RDO Equipment Co., and further authorizes the Chairman to execute the proper legal Documents. | 4/14/1998 | Y | Active |

  • 98-049-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Tribal Business Council recognizes this need to prioritize the HUD Indian Community Development Block Grant Fiscal Year 1998 funding allocation for the North Segment Community needs; and NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Tribal Business Council hereby authorizes 100% set-aside of the FY1998 HUD ICDBG Allocation for the community funding needs of the North Segment District community. | 4/14/1998 | Y | Active |

  • 98-050-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 life threatening acts of violence identified herein. | 4/14/1998 | Y | Active |

  • 98-051-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 of One Hundred Nineteen Thousand Dollars ($119,000.00) 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. | 4/14/1998 | Y | Active |

  • 98-052-DSB | NONE

  • 98-053-DSB | NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Tribal Business Council of the Three Affiliated Tribes hereby authorizes and directs the payment $21,688. to the Fort Berthold Coalition Against Domestic Violence for assistance in meeting program needs | 4/14/1998 | Y | Active |

  • 98-054-DSB | BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, This transaction will he completed on availability of funds. NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, The Three Affiliated Tribes' Tribal Business Council approved the purchase of minerals from: Mary Ellen Knight, 301-U2726 For a cash consideration of $4,688.30 which is the Fair Market Value received from the Bureau of Land Management, utilizing funds from the Docket 350-G Land Purchase Account and hereby authorized 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 minerals to the United States of America in trust for the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Indian Reservation, to wit: Allotment M146, An undivided 1/12 interest within W1/2W1/2 Section 32, T. 149 N., R. 94 W., containing 13.33 mineral acres, more or less, valued at $586.66. Allotment M372A, An undivided 35/2916 interest within N1/2 Section 8, T. 150 N., R. 92 W., containing 3.84 mineral acres, more or less, valued at $169.00. Allotment M373A, An undivided 5/324 interest within NE1/4 Section 21; NW1/4 Section 22, T. 150 N., R. 92 W., containing 2.47 mineral acres, more or less, valued at $108.64. Allotment M376A, An undivided 43/162 interest within SE1/4 Section 16, T. 150 N., R. 92 W., containing 42.47 mineral acres, more or less, valued at $1,868.64. Allotment M654A, An undivided 1/12 interest within S1/2 Section 35, T. 149 N., R. 94 W., containing 26.67 mineral acres, more or less, valued at $ 1,173.33. Allotment M856A, An undivided 1/72 interest within W1/2 Section 23, T. 149 N., R. 93 W., containing 4.44 mineral acres, more or less, valued at $195.36. Allotment M857A, An undivided 1/24 interest within W1/2 Section 22, T. 149 N., R. 92 W., containing 13.33 mineral acres, more or less, valued at $586.67. All of the above described minerals are located within the Fifth Principal Meridian, North Dakota. | 4/14/1998 | Y | Active |

  • 98-055-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, The Three Affiliated Tribes' Tribal Business Council approved the purchase of a New Town City lot from: Antoinette Starr Skibsrud For a cash consideration of $2,500.00 which is the Fair Market Value, utilizing funds from the Docket 350-G Land Purchase Account and hereby authorized 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 minerals to the United States of America in trust for the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Indian Reservation, to wit: Lot 7, Block 3, Olson's Addition, City of New Town, North Dakota, Fifth Principal Meridian, North Dakota | 4/29/1998 | Y | Active |

  • 98-056-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, That the Three Affiliated Tribes Tribal Business Council hereby submits an Emergency Unmet Financial Needs Proposal under P.L.102-575 in the amount of $5,500,000 (see attached budget page). BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That the Chairman and Treasurer of the Tribal Business Council are hereby, authorized and directed to seek and secure P.L.102-575 funds as soon as possible, in order to meet the emergency financial unmet need. BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That the Chairman and Treasurer are hereby authorized to sign any and all documents pertaining to said Emergency Financial Unmet Needs Proposal and all pertinent financial documentation necessary | 5/5/1998 | Y | Active |

  • 98-057-DSB | NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council of the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation elects to prioritize applicants for housing assistance under Fiscal Year 1998 Housing Improvement Program, as outlined by Resolution #98-57-DSB Attachment "A", in accordance with the ranking system prescribed by governing regulatory provisions; BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council of the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation urges the Bureau of Indian Affairs' deliberation of the severity of substandard condition of dwellings on the Fort Berthold Reservation, thereby giving consideration of the need for increased Housing Improvement Program funding to the Three Affiliated Tribes in order that the lack of adequate, safe and healthy living conditions may be addressed. | 5/5/1998 | Y | Active |

  • 98-058-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, The Three Affiliated Tribes' Council approves the changes to the Three Affiliated Tribes Transportation Code as recommended by the Three Affiliated Tribes' Natural Resource Committee, to reflect the standards as set forth by and in Attachment #1. | 5/5/1998 | Y | Active |

  • 98-059-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Tribal Business Council hereby authorizes its tribally-chartered institution. Fort Berthold Housing Authority, to apply for the proposed AmeriCorps grant funds and submit an application in behalf of the YouthBuild Fort Berthold program and the Three Affiliated Tribes; and NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the match requirements to cover at least 15% of the living allowance and other members benefit in nonfederal cash will be met by utilizing the Three Tribes General Fund in the amount of $14,868.00 per Fiscal Year for the three year grant period; and NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the 33% share of the program operating costs will be met by in-kind match utilizing other Federal funds from YouthBuild Fort Berthold and the e Fort Berthold Family Independence Program. |5/5/1998 | Y | Active |

  • 98-060-DSB | NONE

  • 98-061-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Tribal Business Council, acting according to the authority granted to it under the Tribal Constitution, does hereby appoint Eugene Brugh, Jr. to the TERO Commission of the Three Affiliated Tribes, to serve such term as is provided in the TERO Ordinance for such members, provided that the aforementioned appointee and all other Commissioners shall not participate or case a vote on matters concerning their enterprises, if any, to avoid conflicts of interest in carrying out Commission matters | 5/28/1998 | Y | Active |

  • 98-062-DSB | NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council of the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation elects to reappoint John Stone, Jr., to the Gaming Enterprise Board for the Four Bears Casino and Lodge; BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council of the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation extends its appreciation to John Stone, Jr., for his service to the Tribe as a second-term member of the Gaming Enterprise Board for the Four Bears Casino and Lodge. | 5/28/1998 | Y | Active |

  • 98-063-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 an Agreement in the form as attached hereto, calling for Raul Rubio and Sovereign, Inc. to provide services to the Three Affiliated Tribes as specified in the attached Agreement for a fixed amount of $36,000 per year, renewable annually upon the mutual agreement of the parties; and NOW, THEREFORE BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Tribal Business Council hereby authorizes the amount of $10,000 to be paid to Sovereign, Inc. to establish the contractual agreement between the parties as specified in the attached Agreement, which will be applied against the total amount of $36,000 per year owing to Sovereign, Inc. under the Agreement. | 5/28/1998 | Y | Active |

  • 98-064-DSB | NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, That the governing body oft the Three Affiliated Tribes supports and appreciates this ceremony sponsored by the existing Sun Dances ; and BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That the Three Affiliated Tribes hereby authorizes the expenditure of $2,500.00 to the Sun Dances on Ft. Berthold for the purpose of this religious ceremony | 5/28/1998 | Y | Active |

  • 98-065-DSB | NOW THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, That the Three Affiliated Tribes, Tribal Business Council approves the purchase of land, exclusive of minerals, from Gainus Little Soldier, U1430 for a cash consideration of $30,000.00, of which $10,200.00 is the Fair Market Value, and the Three Affiliated Tribes has exclusive right to remove gravel totaling the value of $20,000.00 (see attached agreement), 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: 2265 SW1/4SEl/4,Wl/2NWl/4SEl/4 within Section 19; SW1/4SW1/4 within Section 20, T. 147 N., R. 89 W., Fifth Principal Meridian, North Dakota, containing 100.00 acres, more or less, valued at $10,200.00. | 5/28/1998 | Y | Active |

  • 98-066-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council of the Three Affiliated Tribes hereby expressly recognizes and confirms that the current term of office for which Mildred Berryhill has been appointed as Magistrate of the Fort Berthold District Court extends from January 1, 1997 through December 31,1998. BE FT FURTHER RESOLVED, That, in addition, the Tribal Business Council hereby expressly recognizes that all official actions taken by Mildred Berryhill in her capacity as Magistrate of the Fort Berthold Tribal Court throughout the period from January 1, 1997 to date are legally valid in the context of her having been duly appointed to serve in such capacity continuously throughout the period from January 1, 1997 through December 31, 1998 | 5/28/1998 | Y | Active |

  • 98-067-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that The Tribal Business Council fully support this critical tribal educational goal and will provide support through a cash contribution of at least TEN THOUSAND DOLLARS ($10,000.00) from Item 5., Higher Education, Docket, 350-g judgment funds. That the Fort Berthold Community College Board of Directors hereby authorizes the contracting of Fiscal Year 1998 funding received through Native American Library Services Grant from the Institutes of Museums and Library Services from the Three Affiliated Tribes for purposes outlined above. | 5/28/1998 | Y | Active |

  • 98-068-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Tribal Business Council of the Three Affiliated Tribes hereby authorizes a scholarship grant to be awarded to Orion Gillette in the amount of $10,000 from Tribal funds, the amount of this grant to be replaced from Equitable Compensation Funds when they become available; and NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the funds awarded to Orion Gillette are to be used exclusively in the pursuit of his Masters Degree in Computer Information Systems, said amount the amount of $10,000 to be paid to Orion Gillette in two equal installments, the first installment to be paid by June 15, 1998, and the second installment within six months of the date of this resolution upon proof of satisfactory progress towards his Masters Degree. | 5/28/1998 | Y | Active |

  • 98-069-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the Tribal Business Council hereby authorizes the Chairman and the Treasurer of the Three Affiliated Tribes to enter into the Lease Agreement as attached hereto, subject to the approval of the Bureau of Indian Affairs, including such approval as may be required under 25 U.S.C. Section 81 and such changes as may be required by the Bureau of Indian Affairs, and subject to review by the National Indian Gaming Commission (NIGC) and such changes as may be required by the NIGC, with the understanding that the Lease Agreement will only become effective upon approval by the Tribal Business Council of the financing package and operational structure for the proposed casino. | 5/29/1998 | Y | Active |

  • 98-070-DSB | WHEREAS, Tribal Children Services Committee Coordinator and Project Hope have allocated $6,000.00 of the $11,000.00 budget planned for this project through their respective budgets; and WHEREAS, The Tribal Business Council went on record at their Special Council Meeting held on May 19, 1998 supporting this request and allocated $5,000 in tribal monies . NOW, THEREFORE, LET IT BE RESOLVED, the Tribal Business Council approves $5,000.00. from tribal monies. | 5/29/1998 | Y | Active |

  • 98-071-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 P. Diane Avery (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. | 5/29/1998 | Y | Active |

  • 98-072-DSB | BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That the governing body of the Three Affiliated Tribes supports and appreciated 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 $2,000 to the Old Scouts Society for the purpose of the Memorial Day Celebration | 5/29/1998 | Y | Active |

  • 98-073-DSB | BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That the governing body of the Three Affiliated Tribes hereby request that No. 27 Residential Unit be transferred to the Tribes for use as a Day Care Center for the White Shield Community | 5/29/1998 | Y | Active |

  • 98-074-DSB | NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council of the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation elects to re-contract all services, functions, and activities specifically described herein, in accordance with the provisions of P.L. 93-638 and amending legislative provisions of P.L. 103-413, in FY 1999; FURTHER, BE IT RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council of the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation approves the conversion of Criminal Investigation services, functions, and activities from term to mature status in FY 1999; BE IT RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council of the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation sanctions its FY 1999 recontracting initiatives under a Consolidated Tribal Government Program Contract, as provided by legislation; and BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council of the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation elects to undertake its re-contracted functions, utilizing the Model Agreement provisions contained under P.L. 10-3413, on a fiscal year basis commencing October 1 1998; BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council of the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation authorizes the Executive Committee to finalize the process for recontracting purposes in FY 1999; FINALLY, BE IT RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council of the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation strongly urges that the process of finalizing "Tribal Shares" negotiations, initially requested in February of 1996, by Tribal Resolution #96-32-DSB, be acted upon by the Federal Government with expediency and resolve. | 5/29/1998 | Y | Active |

  • 98-075-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, The Three Affiliated Tribal Council approves a grant for purposes of supporting the Little Shell Celebration up to $30,000 for the 1998 Little Shell Celebration in August. | 5/29/1998 | Y | Active |

  • 98-076-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council of the Three Affiliated Tribes hereby amends Resolution No. 94-40 concerning leasing of range units by adding paragraphs numbered 16 and 17 to the Resolution as follows: 16) For all range units allocated by the Three Affiliated Tribes, no person shall be eligible for a Pasture Authorization Agreement unless the person: a) is a bona-fide cattle or livestock operator; b) is willing to abide with, and currently in compliance with, all regulations of the BIA or the Tribe, including this resolution; c) willing to abide by, and currently in compliance with, all restrictions placed upon the operator by the Tribal allottee of the range unit; d) is current on all payments that may be owing to the Bureau of Indian Affairs and the allocate of the Range Unit; e) is not the subject of any investigation or complaint in federal, state or tribal court regarding any criminal activities regarding livestock, including, but not limited to, theft, importation of cattle into the state or reservation without proper brand or health inspection, or other crime involving livestock; f) has not been convicted within the past five years of any crime involving livestock, including, but not limited to, theft, importation of cattle into the state or reservation without proper brand or health inspection, or other crime involving livestock; and g) has not within the past five years violated state and tribal civil laws regarding transportation of livestock. A person deemed ineligible because of any pending investigation or criminal complaint as stated above shall become eligible upon a determination that the person is not guilty of any crime. (17) All livestock coming onto the reservation will be subject to inspection, at randomly placed checkpoints during daylight hours. Before any livestock are transported onto the Reservation, the BIA must be informed as to when the livestock are to be transported and their final destination. BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That as soon as is practical, preferably before June 1, 1998, the Natural Resources Department, in coordination with the BIA, will establish checkpoints in all segments, manned by two staff, a BIA official and police officer if possible, to verify brands and proper documentation on all livestock coming onto the Reservation during daylight hours. Such checkpoints shall be operated not less than weekly during the month of June, and at such other times as directed by the Natural Resources Committee | 5/29/1998 | Y | Active |

  • 98-077-DSB | NONE

  • 98-078-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Tribal Business Council hereby authorizes its tribally-chartered institution. Fort Berthold Community College, to apply for the proposed AmeriCorps grant funds and submit an application in behalf of the YouthBuild Fort Berthold program, the Fort Berthold Family Independence Program and the Three Affiliated Tribes; and NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the match requirements to cover at least 15% of the living allowance and other members benefit in nonfederal cash will tie met by utilizing the Three Tribes General Fund in the amount of $15,000.00 per Fiscal Year for the three year grant period; and NOW, THEREFORE, BE it FURTHER RESOLVED, that the 33% share of the program costs will be met by in-kind match utilizing other federal funds in goods and services from the Tribal College, the YouthBuild Fort Berthold Program and the Fort Berthold Family Independence Program. | 6/18/1998 | Y | Active |

  • 98-079-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council of the Three Affiliated Tribes hereby makes the following amendments to the Legal Services Contract between the Three Affiliated Tribes and Raymond Cross (approved by Resolution #98-41-DSB): 1. Increase the amount of the maximum aggregate payment of compensation for work performed under the Contract, as provided for in Clause 3, from Two Thousand Dollars ($2,000.00) to Eight Thousand Dollars ($8,000.00). 2. Increase the maximum aggregate payment for reimbursement of expenses incurred in conjunction with the performance of services under the Contract, as provided for in Clause 4, from Three Thousand Dollars ($3,000.00) to Six Thousand Dollars ($6,000.00). BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That these amendments to the Legal Services Contract shall be deemed effective as of the effective date of the Contract, i.e., April 2, 1998 | 6/18/1998 | Y | Active |

  • 98-080-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council of the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation, acting pursuant to Article X, Amendments, of the tribal constitution, hereby approves, as set forth above, the proposed recall amendment that would add a new Section to Article V, Vacancies and Removal from Office, of the tribal constitution of the Three Affiliated Tribes; and hereby requests the Secretary of the Interior to hold a special election on or about November 7, 1998, whereby the qualified tribal voters of the Three Affiliated Tribes may vote upon this proposed amendment to the Constitution of the Three Affiliated Tribes. | 6/18/1998 | Y | Active |

  • 98-081-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council of the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation, acting pursuant to Article X, Amendments, of the tribal constitution, hereby approves, as set forth above, the proposed referendum amendment that would strike the existing Article VIII, Referendum, of the tribal constitution, and replace it with a new Article VIII, Referendum, as stated above; and hereby requests the Secretary of the Interior to hold a special election on or about November 7, 1998, whereby the qualified tribal voters of the Three Affiliated Tribes may vote upon this proposed amendment to the Constitution of the Three Affiliated Tribes. | 6/18/1998 | Y | Active |

  • 98-082-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council of the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation, acting pursuant to Article X, Amendments, of the tribal constitution, hereby approves, as set forth above, the proposed tribal civil service amendment that would add a new Article YE, Tribal Civil Service Commission, to the tribal constitution; and hereby requests the Secretary of the Interior to hold a special election on or about November 7, 1998, whereby the qualified tribal voters of the Three Affiliated Tribes may vote upon this proposed amendment to the Constitution of the Three Affiliated Tribes. | 6/18/1998 | Y | Active |

  • 98-083-DSB | WHEREAS, On June 18th, 1998 the Tribal Business Council reviewed a Resolution for eligible participants for enrollment with the Three Affiliated Tribes. NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council duly and officially approves the enrollment of the following 45 applicants | 6/18/1998 | Y | Active |

  • 98-084-DSB | WHEREAS, KENDALL WRYE LITTLE OWL, 301-U9384 has requested relinquishment of his/her membership from the Three Affiliated Tribes. WHEREAS, KENDALL WRYE LITTLE OWL, is eligible for enrollment with the Winnebago Tribe of Winnebago, Nebraska and has applied for membership. NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that KENDALL WRYE LITTLE OWL, is hereby relinquished from the official membership roll of the Three Affiliated Tribes. BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That the Winnebago Tribe is to be advised of this action by a copy of this approved Resolution | 6/18/1998 | Y | Active |

  • 98-085-DSB | THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, The Tribal Business Council hereby authorizes the development of a Tribal Office of Emergency Management to coordinate planning and training for hazardous materials reservation wide and assist the segment emergency managers and all emergency response needs within the exterior boundaries of the Fort Berthold Indian Reservation, and BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, the Tribal Business Council hereby authorizes $2,880.00 to conduct an assessment and a proposal to be presented to the Tribal Business Council for costs to initiate an emergency response system as recommended. Proposal for program work will be completed by October 1, 1998. BE IT FINALLY ENACTED, that the Chairperson of the Tribal Business Council be, and hereby is authorized and directed to take any and all steps necessary to implement this Ordinance | 6/18/1998 | Y | Active |

  • 98-086-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council of the Three Affiliated Tribes hereby formally enacts the attached statutory provisions titled "Underage Consumption of Alcoholic Beverage" and designates said provisions as Section 1000.14 of Chapter 2 of Title III of the Fort Berthold Tribal Code. BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That the attached statutory provisions titled "Underage Consumption of Alcoholic Beverage" 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. | 6/18/1998 | Y | Active |

  • 98-087-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, That the TERO two and one half percent (2.5%) prime contractor fee shall not be imposed directly against either of the respective contacts under which the Twin Buttes and Four Bears water treatment plants will be constructed. BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That, in lieu of imposing the TERO fee directly against the respective construction contracts for the Twin Buttes and Four Bears water treatment plants projects, the MR&I Water Project shall direct to the TERO Office a separate initial payment in the amount of 55,000.00 on each of the two projects and pay the balance of the respective TERO fee amount on each project, when funding becomes available under the Dakota Water Resources Act of 1997 through the Bureau of Reclamation. | 6/18/1998 | Y | Active |

  • 98-088-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, The Tribal Business Council of the Three Affiliated Tribes hereby authorizes its legal counsel to prepare the settlement documents for acceptance by Consolidated Telephone Cooperative. BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, The Tribal Business Council authorizes that the terms of the settlement agreement shall reflect the same terms that was previously offered to all three (3) telephone cooperatives. BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, The Tribal Business Council hereby authorizes the Chairman of the Three Affiliated Tribes to execute the settlement agreement on behalf of the Tribe. | 6/18/1998 | Y | Active |

  • 98-089-DSB | NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, That, the Three Affiliated Tribes Tribal Business Council does hereby approve the Fort Berthold Housing Authority's One- and Five-Year Plan; and BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council reserves the right to amend and modify the One- and Five-Year Plan; and BE IT FINALLY RESOLVED, That the Fort Berthold Housing Authority is directed to submit said Plan to HUD in the prescribed manner to ensure that there is no disruption of funding. | 6/24/1998 | Y | Active |

  • 98-090-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Tribal Business Council recognizes the need for new and expanded economic development activities essential to facilitate economic uplift and provide access to skills and resources needed for self-development and business development by the residents of the North Segment District Community; and NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Tribal Business Council hereby authorizes an allocation of $20,000.00 from the Tribal General Fund for the community funding needs of the North Segment District Community to plan, develop and leverage outside funding to finance the proposed plans for the North Segment Facilities Master Plan development. | 6/24/1998 | Y | Active |

  • 98-091-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Tribal Business Council does hereby approve the removal of Janet Gunderson, and hereby appoints Cynthia Danks to serve as a commissioner of the board for the Fort Berthold Housing Authority | 6/24/1998 | Y | Active |

  • 98-092-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Tribal Business Council, acting according to the authority granted to it under the Tribal Constitution, does hereby appoint James P. Hale to the TERO Commission of the Three Affiliated Tribes, to serve such term as is provided in the TERO Ordinance for such members, provided that the aforementioned appointee and all other Commissioners shall not participate or case a vote on matters concerning their enterprises, if any, to avoid conflicts of interest in carrying out Commission matters. | 6/24/1998 | Y | Active |

  • 98-093-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Tribal Business Council of the Three Affiliated Tribes hereby appoints Leo Cummings as the resource person on issues of welfare reform at the tribal, state and federal level, and authorizes Mr. Cummings to be the Tribe's representative concerning welfare reform issues, working in coordination of services with the state of North Dakota, on the following matters: 1) The study resolution regarding the interrelationship of North Dakota and Indian tribes is now pending before the Legislative Council's Interim Committee on Welfare Reform; 2) Coordination of services with the North Dakota Department of Human Services including welfare reform issues and the possibility of development of a tribal TANF program allowed by the PRWORA, in coordination and cooperation with the tribal social services department maximize resources available to Tribal TANF recipients , NOW,BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that Mr. Cummings will on a regular periodic basis keep the Tribal Business Council informed of his activities in regard to welfare reform will not make any decisions that would affect the Tribe with regard to such issues without consultation and approval of such decisions by the Tribal Business Council. | 6/24/1998 | Y | Active |

  • 98-094-DSB | WHEREAS, The five (5) Pow-wow committees, Twin Buttes, White Shield, Mandaree, Parshall and Four Bears, of the Fort Berthold Reservation, have conducted a Pow-wow every summer, emulating our traditional heritage from time immemorial; and NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, The Three Affiliated Tribes Council approves a $15,000.00 grant per committee for the purpose of the 1998 Segment Celebrations | 6/24/1998 | Y | Active |

  • 98-095-DSB | NONE

  • 98-096-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Three Affiliated Tribes, acting through its duly elected Tribal Business Council, does hereby request that authority to approve BIA guaranteed loans be returned immediately to the Area and Agency offices, in the amount of amount of $500,000 per fiscal year in total authority for the Aberdeen Area Office and in the amount of at least $250,000 per fiscal year, or such other amount as authorized by law, per Agency in the Aberdeen Area. | 6/24/1998 | Y | Active |

  • 98-097-DSB | THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, The Tribal Business Council hereby assures compliance this the 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 this refunding/supplement grant application request. FURTHER BE IT RESOLVED, the Tribal Business Council Chairman is authorized to sign and certify all required forms. | 7/6/1998 | Y | Active |

  • 98-098-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE, LET IT BE RESOLVED, the Tribal Business Council approves $5,000.00 in matching funds from tribal monies to be utilized toward this grant application; further that after the grant award, the grant monies will be put into the Central Finance System of the Three Affiliated Tribes and will have an appropriate contract officer to monitor the grant as well as reports to the granting agency. | 7/6/1998 | Y | Active |

  • 98-099-DSB | NONE

  • 98-100-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE BE FT RESOLVED, that the Tribal Business Council of the Three Affiliated Tribes hereby enacts the attached "Seat Belt Ordinance", effective July 7, 1998, and hereby authorizes all appropriate law enforcement personnel within the Fort Berthold Reservation to enforce such Ordinance according to its terms. | 7/6/1998 | Y | Active |

  • 98-101-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, The Three Affiliated Tribes' Council authorizes the Traffic Safety Office to proceed in their efforts to secure funding from the BIA in all safety matters. | 7/6/1998 | Y | Active |

  • 98-102-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, The Three Affiliated Tribes' Council authorizes the Traffic Safety Office to coordinate with local Law Enforcement and set up and run Sobriety Check Points within the Boundaries of the Fort Berthold Reservation | 7/6/1998 | Y | Active |

  • 98-103-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, The Three Affiliated Tribes' Council authorizes the Traffic Safety Office and local Law Enforcement services to proceed with the seat belt stops with in the boundaries of the Fort Berthold Reservation. | 7/6/1998 | Y | Active |

  • 98-104-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the Three Affiliated Tribes Tribal Business Council hereby supports the amount of $4,000 to the 1998 United Tribes International Powwow Miss Indian Nations Pageant for $1,000 to Best of Show, $1,000 to the Pageant Scholarship, $1,000 to the Drums, $1,000 to the Dance Category. This amount also entitles the Three Affiliated Tribes placement of two ads in this year's program booklets. | 8/13/1998 | Y | Active |

  • 98-105-DSB | NOW THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Tribal Business Council of the Three Affiliated Tribes hereby authorizes and grants funding to Melford MJ Willis Gunderson to pursue and continue his graduate education in the amount of $8,939. BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that $2000 of the total amount granted shall be made available immediately, and that the remaining balance of funding shall be released later in the school year, subject to a potential decrease in the amount granted, depending on availability of grant funding made available to Mr. Gunderson by his educational institution. | 8/13/1998 | Y | Active |

  • 98-106-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council of the Three Affiliated Tribes hereby finds that this goal of this project is in the best interest of the Tribes, and would benefit in the education of environmental awareness of its Tribal members, and would benefit the Tribes' technological infrastructure by increasing its capacity to monitor the environmental capacity of Tribal lands and the lands of Tribal members; and NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, The Tribal Business Council hereby grants the funding of a monetary amount of $650.00 to be sent to Emporia State University - overseer of the grant, and an in-kind contribution of $607.00 in personnel and equipment related expenses. | 8/13/1998 | Y | Active |

  • 98-107-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED. The Three Affiliated Tribes would like to transfer from their IIM account $48,000.00 to the Three Affiliated Tribes Small Loan Program bank account held at the Lakeside State Bank to process all loans of eligible applicants. | 8/13/1998 | Y | Active |

  • 98-108-DSB | 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 1998 program for the following proposed activity: New Town/Shell Creek, in the amount of 800,000. NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council hereby certifies that the requirements of 24 CFR 953.604 (A) and (C) have been complied with in the development of this application to ensure adequate citizen participation and that at least 51% of the proposed projects beneficiaries will be low and moderate income persons. BE IT FURTHER 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. BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council also contributes a land site for the New Town/Shell Creek project,4 lots valued at 8,000.00 per lot in the city of New Town. Total land contribution by the Tribe is 32,000.00 dollars. Value is arrived at per New Town City Auditor. The Tribe has also contributed 20,000.00 dollars to plan North Segment Community building project. Total Tribal Contribution to date will be 52,000.00 dollars. FINALLY, BE IT RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council hereby commits local matching funds for the project in the following amount from the following source in addition to the 800,000. grant, if funded: New Town/Shell Creek: two million dollar | 8/13/1998 | Y | Active |

  • 98-109-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, The funding needed in the amount of $50,000.00 for construction completion, including expenses for a sewer and water system for the Twin Buttes Day Care Center, shall be paid by the Tribal Treasury of the Three Affiliated Tribes. BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, The Tribal Treasury of the Three Affiliated Tribes shall be reimbursed the amount of $50,000.00 from the Economic Recovery Funds when such funds become available. | 8/14/1998 | Y | Active |

  • 98-110-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-99 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. | 8/14/1998 | Y | Active |

  • 98-111-DSB | NOW THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council of the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation authorizes the Fort Berthold Utility Commission to do all things necessary to obtain the contract from the Bureau of Indian Affairs. NOW THEREFORE, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Chairman and Treasurer of the Three Affiliated Tribes are hereby authorized to execute any P.L. 93-638 Contracts as may be developed by the Fort Berthold Utility Commission. | 8/14/1998 | Y | Active |

  • 98-112-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council of the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation authorizes the Fire Management Program to do all things necessary to obtain the contract from BIA; | 8/14/1998 | Y | Active |

  • 98-113-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, The Tribal Business Council of the Three Affiliated Tribes hereby directs its tribal programs; including, any federal or state agencies, to insert a provision reserving the Tribe's right to exercise dominion and control over all rights-of-way granted by the Three Affiliated Tribes commencing upon the approval of this Resolution. BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, The Tribal Business Council hereby directs that any tribal programs engaged in providing services within the Fort Berthold Reservation, that require the removal and relocation of utility lines, to require the appropriate utility company to pay for such expenses. | 8/14/1998 | Y | Active |

  • 98-114-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Tribal Business Council of the Three Affiliated Tribes hereby authorizes the expenditure, in Fiscal Year 1999 which commences October 1, 1998, of a total of $13,712.75 to the Mental Health Association of North Dakota for mental health services to persons who have gaming addiction or similar problems in accordance with the attached budget and Memorandum of Understanding, to be paid out in installments in accordance with whatever schedule is established upon negotiations between the Mental Health Association and the North Dakota Indian Tribes, but in no event, not earlier than October 1, 1998; and NOW, THEREFORE BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Tribal Business Council of the Three Affiliated Tribes hereby authorizes the Chairman of the Three Affiliated Tribes to execute a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the Mental Health Association of North Dakota and the Three Affiliated Tribes, in substantially the form as attached hereto for the provision of services or which funds are being contributed, it being understood that the signing of the Memorandum of Understanding does not bind the Three Affiliated Tribes to contribute funds to the Mental Health Association of North Dakota, but is binding on the parties in the event such funds are contributed as between the parties to the MOU. | 8/14/1998 | Y | Active |

  • 98-115-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, That both the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), Rural Economic and Community Development (RECD) grant and Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA)/Small Business Administration (SBA) Tribal Business Information Center (TBIC) network grant projects are hereby transferred back to the Fort Berthold Community College to carry out the activities as outlined in the original applications. | 8/14/1998 | Y | Active |

  • 98-116-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Tribal Business Council of the Three Affiliated Tribes hereby authorizes the names of Carol Good Bear and Kathy Roll to be deleted from, and the names of Lisa Crowley, and Frank Henry, the acting Comptroller of the Three Affiliated Tribes, to be added to, the list of authorized signatories to the escrow account required by Section 25 of the Tribal-State Gaming Compact between the Three Affiliated Tribes and the State of North Dakota, now established at Lakeside State Bank; and NOW, THEREFORE BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Tribal Chairman, the Tribal Treasurer and Frank Henry, Tribal Comptroller, are hereby authorized to sign a new "Resolution of Lodge, Association or Other Similar Organization" on behalf of the Three Affiliated Tribes in fulfillment of the requirement of Section 25 of the Tribal-State Gaming Compact between the Three Affiliated Tribes and the State of North Dakota, and that appropriate officials be permitted to attest to the above signatures on the new bank Resolution; and NOW, THEREFORE BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the signatures of any two of the Tribal officials named in the preceding paragraph, or the signature of one Tribal official and one state official, will be sufficient to authorize a transfer of funds from the Tribal-state gaming escrow account to the State of North Dakota in fulfillment of the requirements of Section 25 of the Tribal - State Gaming Compact between the Three Affiliated Tribes and the State of North Dakota | 8/14/1998 | Y | Active |

  • 98-117-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE , BE IT RESOLVED, that the Three Affiliated Tribes hereby grants Three Thousand Eight Hundred and Sixty-Six ($3,866) financial support to Mariel Fox for educational and medical purposes. | 8/14/1998 | Y | Active |

  • 98-118-DSB | NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council duly and officially approves the enrollment of the following 27 applicants. | 8/25/1998 | Y | Active |

  • 98-119-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, The Three Affiliated Tribes' Tribal Business Council approved the purchase of land, exclusive of minerals, from: Bertrille Cuny, 301-U05658 For a cash consideration of $19,600.00 which is the Fair Market Value, utilizing funds from the Docket 350-G Land Purchase Account and hereby authorized 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 minerals to the United States of America in trust for the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Indian Reservation, to wit: Allot. 3156, SE1/4 Section 4, Township 149 North, Range 93 West, containing 160.00 acres, more or less. Fifth Principal Meridian, North Dakota, valued at $19,600.00. | 8/25/1998 | Y | Active |

  • 98-120-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council of the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation, hereby approves the Standard Form of Agreement Between the Three Affiliated Tribes and SHP Engineering & Architecture. Copy of agreement shall be filed in the Comprehensive Management Assistance Office. | 8/25/1998 | Y | Active |

  • 98-121-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Tribal Business Council hereby authorizes the Chairman and the Tribal Treasurer to solicit bids from various collection agencies for collection of debts owed to the Tribe, its various departments and agencies and to Tribally owned businesses, including the Fort Berthold Housing Authority, and to select from those collection firms interested one or more firms, with whom the Chairman and the Treasurer shall negotiate for an agreement for collection of Tribal debts, and to present one or more such firms and the negotiated agreement for final approval by the Tribal Business Council; and NOW, THEREFORE BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that nothing in this resolution should prevent continued efforts by the Tribal credit officer, other Tribal departments and agencies, Tribally owned businesses and the Fort Berthold Housing Authority to collect debts owed to those various entities. | 8/25/1998 | Y | Active |

  • 98-122-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Tribal Business Council hereby authorizes the installation of a permanent toll-free number by which all Tribal members can reach the Tribal headquarters office from anywhere in the United States; and NOW, THEREFORE BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the cost of such toll-free telephone service will be paid from those funds received by the Tribe as a part of payments due the Tribe from the Equitable Compensation Fund, and that such expense will be made a part of the plan for annual expenditures from the monies received from Fund as submitted to the Secretary of interior for approval | 8/25/1998 | Y | Active |

  • 98-123-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council of the Three Affiliated Tribes hereby provides this addenda to the Personnel Manual that administrative leave shall be granted to those employee's that volunteer their time to a volunteer ambulance service during working hours. BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED; This amendment shall take effect immediately and shall apply to all tribal entities of the Fort Berthold Reservation. | 8/25/1998 | Y | Active |

  • 98-124-DSB | 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 Comprehensive Management Department to prepare a plan for conversion of the existing North Segment Community Building into a dry storage Facility, provided that FY 98 Funding is acquired from the Indian Community Development Block Grant for the New Town/Little Shell Multipurpose facility. FINALLY, BE IT RESOLVED, That a plan of operation also be implemented by the Comprehensive Management Office for operation and maintenance of the Dry Storage Facility. | 8/25/1998 | Y | Active |

  • 98-125-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Tribal Business Council hereby authorizes each member of the Tribe who is 60 years of age or older to receive basic monthly telephone service from the local telephone provider available for that elder at the expense of the Tribe, it being understood that service will be provided on a per household basis and that it will remain the responsibility of the elder to acquire a telephone of the elder's choice and that all long distance charges will remain the responsibility of the elder; and NOW, THEREFORE BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the cost of such service will be paid from those funds received by the Tribe as a part of payments due the Tribe from the Equitable Compensation Fund, and that such expense will be made a part of the plan for annual expenditures from the monies received from Fund as submitted to the Secretary of interior for approval. | 8/25/1998 | Y | Active |

  • 98-126-DSB | THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Tribes hereby directs the Fort Berthold Community College to apply for and administer any and all projects which may be funded under this act (CFDA 84.101). | 8/25/1998 | Y | Active |

  • 98-127-DSB | NOW THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Tribal Business Council hereby approves a consultant agreement with Mr. Jerry Irwin to develop a proposal to expand alcohol and drug treatment services on our Reservation, such agreement including expenses and compensation not to exceed ten thousand dollars ($10,000), and that the Treasurer and Chairman have the authority to negotiate and sign such agreement and to define the scope of work thereof. | 8/25/1998 | Y | Active |

  • 98-128-DSB | NONE

  • 98-129-DSB | NOW, therefore be it RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council of the Three Affiliated business loan in the amount of$5,000.00 (Five Thousand Dollars) and authorizes and directs the Chairman and the Treasurer of the Council to execute on behalf of the Three Affiliated Tribes duplicate copies of the attached Memorandum of Agreement. | 8/25/1998 | Y | Active |

  • 98-130-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Tribal Business Council of the Three Affiliated Tribes hereby authorizes the Treasurer to extend the Memorandum of Understanding agreement with Joseph Eve & Co. not to exceed 300 total hours for the period of March 01, 1998 to October 15, 1998. | 8/25/1998 | Y | Active |

  • 98-131-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 Native American Economic Development Company, LLC, and entities or affiliates thereof, and that any Council member who is available to attend the meetings of the NAEDC shall be authorized to serve as an alternate, and that the Tribe's Financial Advisor shall be authorized to continue to provide assistance on this economic development project to the Tribal Business Council as a staff member. BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council authorizes the Treasurer and Chairman to make an expenditure of $ 10,000.00 dollars to Native American Economic Development Company as initial capital necessary to assist the start-up of this project (Phase I) and shall be consistent with initial capital amounts contributed and appropriated by other tribal nations for the same purpose. | 9/1/1998 | Y | Active |

  • 98-132-DSB | NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council of the Three Affiliated Tribes does hereby authorize to adopt said resolution to approve reimbursement of one thousand dollars ($1,000.00) to Larry Wanberg, Executive Director of All Nations Lifeways Village, who paid in advance for airline tickets for Gail Baker, Tribal Elder and Museum Representative, and Calvin Grinnell, Tribal member on the State's Bi-Centennial Lewis and Clark Commission. | 9/2/1998 | Y | Active |

  • 98-133-DSB | NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, The Tribal Business Council will provide and obligate the additional financial support needed to completely finish the trailer park projects. Appropriation of funds will be five thousand and six hundred dollars ($5,600.00). | 9/2/1998 | Y | Active |

  • 98-134-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, That the Three Affiliated Tribes Tribal Business Council agrees to appropriate funds and hereby submits a Financial Proposal to increase Economic Development Opportunities under P.L. 102-575 in the amount $1,700,000 (see the attached budgets). BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That the Chairman and Treasurer of the Tribal Business Council are hereby, authorized and directed to seek, negotiate and secure P.L. 102-575 funds as soon as possible, in order to create employment opportunities on the Port Berthold Indian Reservation. BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That the Chairman and Treasurer are hereby authorized by the Three Affiliated Tribes Tribal Business Council to sign any and all documents required to secure the funds to support this proposed project. | 9/2/1998 | Y | Active |

  • 98-001-JPH | NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Three Affiliated Tribes Tribal Business Council, at a duly called meeting with a quorum present, pursuant to Article 5, Section 1, hereby appoints James P. Hale a qualified member from the Mandaree segment to serve the unexpired term of Tex Hall to represent the Mandaree segment until the election in the foil of 2000. | BE IT FINALLY RESOLVED, that the Chairman of the Three Affiliated Tribes is hereby authorized to cause James P. Hale representing the Mandaree segment on the Three Affiliated Tribes Tribal Business Council, to be sworn in and to be seated as a qualified member of the Three Affiliated Tribes Business Council representing the Mandaree district. | 2/11/1999 | Y | Active |

  • 98-002-JPH | NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Tribal Business Council of the Three Affiliated Tribes at a duly called meeting with a quorum present does hereby organize the newly elected Tribal Business Council by electing the following officer's: 1. Marcus Wells. Jr. ,.as Vice-Chairman; 2. James P. Hale as Secretary; 3. Thomas Bird Bear as Treasurer, and 4. as Sergeant-at-Arms. Pursuant to Article III, Section 5 of the Constitution and Bylaws of the Three Affiliated Tribes. BE IT FINALLY RESOLVED, that the Vice-Chairman, Secretary and Treasurer together with the Chairman shall serve as the Executive Committee of the Three Affiliated Tribes and be granted all power given to said Executive Committee by the Constitution and Bylaws of the Three Affiliated Tribes Tribal Business Council and any other laws enacted by the governing body of the Three Affiliated Tribes. | 11/6/1998 | Y | Active |

  • 98-004-JPH | NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, That Marcus D. Wells, Jr., Four Bears Segment Representative of the Tribal Business Council hereby submits for approval the following two year term appointments from December 1998 to November 2000: Adam T. Mandan Gaming Enterprise Board V. Judy Brugh Fort Berthold Housing Authority Board Harry Sitting Bear TERO Commission Clyde Baker Fort Berthold Community College Board Matt Foolish Bear Fort Berthold Development Corporation Board Charles Blake, Jr. KMHA Board and MHA Board Roy Bird Bear Gaming Commission; with all the authorities, duties and responsibilities normally assigned to such positions. BE, IT RESOLVED, That such appointments were duly applied for and voted on by the membership of the Four Bears Community Development Corporation via a formal Election process held on November 30, 1998. BE, IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That this Resolution hereby rescinds or replaces the former administration 1994 to 1998 appointments for the Four Bears Segment of the governing body of the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation. | 12/10/1998 | Y | Active |

  • 98-005-JPH | NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council of the Three Affiliated Tribes does hereby authorize an elderly assistance payment of $ 500 »00 to be made in December 1998 to each enrolled member who is 60 years of age before October 01, 1998. BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that if necessary this Resolution shall be presented for ratification at the next Tribal Council meeting at which a quorum is present, but shall remain effective and legally binding until then. BE IT FINALLY RESOLVED, that the Tribal Chairman is hereby authorized and directed to take such action as is necessary to carry out the terms and intent of this Resolution Affirmatively approved by the undersigned executives of the Tribal Business Council meeting at which a quorum is present. | 12/10/1998 | Y | Active |

  • 98-006-JPH | NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council hereby supports this Cultural event and grants $ 7,500.00 to the Antelope Society. | 12/10/1998 | Y | Active |

  • 98-007-JPH | NONE

  • 98-008-JPH | NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council hereby declares Judge Gillette's orders dated November 6 and 8, 1998, and any other orders he has issued pertaining to the Tribal Business Council's is hereby terminated from his employment as Chief Judge, and is hereby prohibited | | | |

  • 98-009-JPH | NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the temporary appointment shall not exceed one year in duration. BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that if necessary this Resolution shall be presented for ratification at the next Tribal Council meeting at which a quorum is present, but shall remain effective and legally binding until then. BE IT FINALLY RESOLVED, that the Tribal Chairman is hereby authorized and directed to take such action as is necessary to carry out the terms and intent of this Resolution | 12/10/1998 | Y | Active |

  • 98-010-JPH | BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED THAT the judgement of the Fort Berthold District Court in Fox, et al. v. Hall, et al.. Civil No. 98 CV 0477, and Hall, et al.. v. Lakeside State Bank, et al.. Civil No. 98 CV 0478, is hereby declared final and not subject to collateral attack in the Fort Berthold District Court. BE IT FURTHERED RESOLVED THAT the Chairman's action in appointing a Sergeant at Arms, and in appointing all other Tribal security officers, which action was taken pursuant to previously delegated authority by a majority of the Tribal Council is hereby approved. BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED THAT the Chairman's previous action in appointing a Chief Of Staff, and any other officers in connection with the organization of the newly elected Tribal Business Council is hereby approved. BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Chairman's previous action in appointing Jerry Nagle as Chief Magistrate is hereby amended to an appointment as a Special Magistrate and is approved as amended, and the Chairman is hereby authorized to extend that appointment as Special Magistrate for an additional 30 to 90 days. BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Chairman's request by memorandum dated November 12, 1998 to Karen Simmonds, Court Administrator, requesting certain personnel actions relating to the removal of Kermit Heart and Jimmy Johnson as court magistrates, and the reinstatement of Lisa Redford as temporary prosecutor, are hereby approved and made a directive and subject to any right of the affected persons to file grievances with the Council or Personnel committee, as appropriate; and BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that if necessary this Resolution shall be presented for ratification at the next Tribal Council meeting at which a quorum is present, but shall remain effective and legally binding until then. BE IT FINALLY RESOLVED, that the Tribal Chairman is hereby authorized and directed to take such action as is necessary to carry out the terms and intent of this Resolution. Affirmatively approved by the undersigned members of the Tribal Business Council. To be present at the next Tribal Business Council meeting at which a quorum is present. | 12/10/1998 | Y | Active |

  • 98-011-JPH | NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, The Tribal Business Council hereby resolves to modify its personnel action from the 27, 30, 31 January meeting of the Tribal Business Council of 1997, thereby reinstating the conditions as established pursuant to 96-242-DSB and personnel evaluative factors for the Assistant to the Treasurer effective 22 November 1998 BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That if necessary, this Resolution shall be presented for ratification at the next Tribal Business Council meeting at which a quorum is present, but shall remain effective and legally binding until then. BE IT FINALLY RESOLVED, That the Tribal Chairman is hereby authorized and directed to take such action as is necessary to carry out the terms and intent of this Resolution. | 2/11/1999 | Y | Active |

  • 98-012A-JPH | NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council of the Three Affiliated Tribes hereby authorizes effective November 6, 1998, the Tribal Treasurer to enter into and retain an agreement upon his considered assessment for accounting services according to mutual authorized payment schedules with Kennedy and Coe, LLC not to exceed ($10,000.00) for purposes attendant to the custodial duties and responsibilities of and for the Tribal Business Council of the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation. BE IT FINALLY RESOLVED, that the Tribal Chairman is hereby authorized and directed to take such action as is necessary to carry out the terms and intent of this resolution year by a competent auditor employed by the Tribal Business Council and at such other times as the Tribal Business Council may direct. NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council of the Three Affiliated Tribes hereby authorizes effective November 6, 1998, the Tribal Treasurer to enter into and retain an agreement upon his considered assessment for accounting services according to mutual authorized payment schedules with Kennedy and Coe, LLC not to exceed ($10,000.00) for purposes attendant to the custodial duties and responsibilities of and for the Tribal Business Council of the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation. BE IT FINALLY RESOLVED, that the Tribal Chairman is hereby authorized and directed to take such action as is necessary to carry out the terms and intent of this resolution. | 12/10/1998 | Y | Active |

  • 98-012B-JPH | NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council of the Three Affiliated Tribes hereby authorizes effective November 6, 1998, the Tribal Treasurer to enter into and retain an agreement upon his considered assessment for accounting services according to mutual authorized payment schedules with Kennedy and Coe, LLC not to exceed ($10,000.00) for the purposes attendant to the custodial duties and responsibilities of and for the Tribal Business Council of the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation. | 2/11/1999 | Y | Active |

  • 98-013-JPH | NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, That the Transition team will be composed of the following: Marilyn Hudson, Dale McGrady, Marcus Wells, Sr., Roger Bird Bear, Jerry Nagel, and Virgil Wilkinson. The rate of pay will be $18.00 per hour. The appointment will be effective for a ninety (90) day period beginning November 23, 1998. BE IT FINALLY RESOLVED, that the Tribal Business Council is hereby authorized and directed to take such action as is necessary to carry out the terms and intent of this resolution. | 2/11/1999 | Y | Active |

  • 98-014A-JPH | THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, the Tribal Business Council, as Grantee, hereby assures compliance with the 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 Interim Continuation Application request for FY 1999. FURTHER BE IT RESOLVED, the Tribal Business Council's Chairman is authorized to sign and certify all required forms. | 12/10/1998 | Y | Active |

  • 98-014B-JPH | THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, the Tribal Business Council, as Grantee compliance with the U.S. Department of Health Administration for Children and Families, Head Start Bureau-American Indian Programs' Public Law 97-35 Iv Continuation of the Council's Chairman is authorized to sign and certify all required forms. | 2/11/1999 | Y | Active |

  • 98-015A-JPH | 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 Lease 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, 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 Three Affiliated Tribes District Court of the Fort Berthold Reservation, 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 FINALLY RESOLVED, That the Chairman of the Three Affiliated Tribes is hereby authorized to execute the Equipment Lease with Deere Credit, Inc., on behalf of the Three Affiliated Tribes. | 12/10/1998 | N | Active |

  • 98-015B-JPH | WHEREAS, The Current Tribal Business Council recognized the need during the past THANKSGIVING, hereby supports the food contribution directed toward Mandaree West Segment; and NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council hereby authorizes the request payment in the amount of $1,962.10 to the Mandaree West Segment. | 112/10/1998 | Y | Active |

  • 98-016-JPH | NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council of the Three Affiliated Tribes hereby authorizes and directs that a loan be made to Arlie Knight in the amount of One Thousand One Hundred Dollars ($1,100.00), the proceeds of which are to be used for the purchase and installation of a new finance in his home. | | | Active |

  • 98-017-JPH | WHEREAS, The Three Affiliated Tribes Tribal Business Council has reviewed the status of the FY-1999 Docket Funds Income Earnings per the 09-30-98 Detail of Trust Funds Summary report; and NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Three Affiliated Tribes Tribal Business Council hereby approves the withdrawal for earnings for the Docket Funds for FY-99 Tribal operations; and 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 | 12/10/1998 | Y | Active |

  • 98-018-JPH | WHEREAS, That the Three Affiliated Tribes contributed $1.000.00 to help with the expenses of the All Nationals Boy's Basketball Classic; and 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 All Nations Lifeways Village | 2/11/1999 | Y | Active |

  • 98-019-JPH | NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, The Three Affiliated Tribes would like to transfer from their IIM account $7000.00 to the Three Affiliated Tribes Small Loan Program bank account held at the Lakeside State Bank to process all loans of eligible applicants | 12/23/1998 | Y | Active |

  • 98-020-JPH | BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, The Buffalo Project is in dire need of space for grazing and maintenance building shelter areas; and BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, It is the intent of the current Tribal Business Council to expand the Buffalo Operation promptly and efficiently so that enrolled members can benefit thereof; and BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, The FIGURE 4 RANCH may submit their appraisal via the Best Use Income Approach for the Tribes to consider; and BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, To signify the Tribes intent, an earnest payment of $20,000.00, is to be paid to FIGURE 4 RANCH, which would be reimbursable if sale is not consummated. NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, The Three Affiliated Tribes Tribal Business Council approves the purchase of 15,020 acres,(more or less), of land from the FIGURE 4 RANCH. (See Attached Exhibit A below), with the final sale price to be determined on or before the closing date | 12/23/1998 | Y | Active |

  • 98-021-JPH | WHEREAS, Merle Bruce is an enrolled member of the Three Affiliated Tribes and the Three Affiliated Tribal Business Council recognizes the fact she is a single parent who is hosting a Memorial Tournament for her late son, Ronald "Bunny Bruce" on December 31, 1998; and NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council hereby supports this spiritual event and grants $1,000.00 to Merle Bruce. | 12/23/1998 | Y | Active |

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