1999 Resolutions

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

  • 99-002-JPH | NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Indian Reservation, urges the Clinton administration, including the Department of Interior and the BIA, to request Congress to appropriate funds for the direct loan and grant programs of the Indian finance Act in an amount of not less than $10 million for fiscal year 2000 and beyond; and NOW THEREFORE BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Indian Reservation hereby urges the North Dakota Congressional delegation to seek additional appropriations of not less than $10 million in the budget for the BIA. | 1/25/1999 | Y | Active |
  • 99-003-JPH | NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Indian Reservation, recommends to the Bureau of Indian Affairs that an economic development and credit office within the BIA Aberdeen Area office be established as soon as possible in Bismarck, North Dakota for the benefit of assessing credit applications of North Dakota Tribal members and North Dakota Indian Tribes. | 1/25/1999 | Y | Active |
  • 99-001-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council, pursuant to its lawful authority and by majority vote of the Council members does hereby appoint the following Council Representatives as officers of the Tribal Business Council as follows; VICE CHAIRMAN; MARK N. FOX , SECRETARY; DAYLON SPOTTED BEAR TREASURER: MARCUS WELLS, JR | 2/11/1999 | Y | Active |
  • 99-002-DSB | NOW THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Tribal Business Council does hereby grant to the Northwest North Dakota Girl Scout Council Inc. Five-thousand dollars, $5,000 for the purpose of sponsorship and support for VISTA members and Northwest ND Girl Scout  Council members to increase community service and improve the quality of life for our children.2/11/19997 | Y | Active |
  • 99-003-DSBNOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council duly and officially approves the enrollment of the following 127 applicants | 2/12/1999 | Y | Active |
  • 99-004-DSB | NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, That, the above described application reflects the Tribes' mandate to alleviate the severe housing shortage that currently exists on the Fort Berthold Reservation and so is supported by the Tribal Business Council of the Three Affiliated Tribes for submittal to the Rural Housing Service, US Department of Agriculture. BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That, the Tribal Business Council agrees to commit financially the amount of $484,391 to this project and to cover any project overruns.2/12/1999 | Y | Active |
  • 99-005-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that The Tribal Business Council fully supports this critical tribal educational goal and will provide support through a line item of the Economic Recovery Fund distribution.  NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT 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. | 2/12/1999 | Y | Active |
  • 99-006-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council of the Three Affiliated Tribes hereby formally appoints Mildred J. Berryhill as Magistrate of Fort Berthold District Court for a term of two (2) years as mandated by Title 1, Ch. 1, Section 4.3 of the Fort Berthold Tribal Code, which term will be effective from January 1st, 1999 through December 31st, 2000. BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That, in addition, the Tribal Business Council hereby expressly recognizes that all official actions taken by Mildred J. Berryhill in her capacity as Magistrate of the Fort Berthold District Court throughout the period from January 1, 1999 to date are legally valid. | 2/12/1999 | Y | Active |
  • 99-007-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, The Tribal Business Council of the Three Affiliated Tribes hereby re-appoints Diane Zephier, B.J. Jones, Dean Winkjer, and Terry Pechota to serve as Associate Judges for the Three Affiliated Tribes for calendar year, 1999. BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, The Tribal Business Council hereby appoints the above identified Associate Judges to serve on the same rotating schedule as each Associate Judge served during calendar year, 1998, and that the rate of pay shall be set at Five Hundred Dollars ($500.00), per court session, including additional compensation for travel expenses.  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, and to specify that the rate of pay shall be Five Hundred Dollars ($500.00) per day, including additional costs for travel expenses. | 2/12/1999 | Y | Active |
  • 99-008-DSBNOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that for the benefit of the Fort Berthold Development Corporation, the Tribal Business Council hereby agrees to provide a limited waiver of sovereign immunity for such contracts as may be awarded to FBDC under the Section 8(a) program of the United States Small Business Administration, it being understood that the waiver of sovereign immunity being granted is specifically limited to the obligations incurred by FBDC under any Section 8(a) contract that may be awarded. | 2/12/1999 | Y | Active |
  • 99-009-DSB | NOW THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that Cindy Packineau is hereby appointed to the Fort Berthold(Three Affiliated Tribes) Gaming Commission to serve with the same duties, responsibilities, and authorities as other members of the Commission.  | 2/12/1999 | Y | Active |
  • 99-010-DSBNOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council hereby authorizes the White Shield School Board to waive the requirement to submit Indian policies and procedures for their Impact Aid Application because it believes that the Tribe is satisfied with the provision of educational services by the White Shield School District to children residing on Indian lands. | 2/12/1999 | Y | Active |
  • 99-011-DSB | BE, IT RESOLVED, The Buffalo project is in dire need of hay for feeding the buffalo herd and the services of North American Contracting Company, AKA, as Eugene Brugh, Jr., an enrolled member of the Three Affiliated Tribes has been Contracted for such services BE, IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That this Resolution hereby authorizes payment to the North American Contracting Company in the amount of $1,632.00 for 12 loads of hay at $2.00 per miles for a total of 816 miles.  NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, The Three Affiliated Tribes Tribal Business Council approves the payment of $1,632.00 to the North American Contracting Company. | 2/12/1999 | Y | Active |
  • 99-012-DSB | WHEREAS, The Tribal Business Council understands and supports the need for Parshall Resource Center Residential staff to obtain Certified Nursing Assistant Training from Fort Berthold Community College to enable and enhance the services that the Parshall Resource Center provides; NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Tribal Business Council does hereby appropriate $ 2444.65 as a grant to the staff members of the Parshall Resource Center to obtain the certification and training described above. | 2/19/1999 | Y | Active |
  • 99-013-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 financial arrangement as specified on the attached Tenn sheets, including loans to Dale Little  Soldier in the amounts of up to $3 million for construction financing and up to $2 million for equipment financing, and to execute final documents with terms substantially in the same form as specified on the attached Term sheets, subject to final legal review by the Legal Department of the Three Affiliated  Tribes or such other counsel as may be selected by the Tribal Business Council, and subject further 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 to said documents as may be required by the Bureau of Indian Affairs, and subject to review by the National Indian Gaming Commission (NIGC) and subject to such changes to said documents as may be required by the NIGC, which may include an agreement between VLC and the Tribe for the purchase of the electronic gaming devices; and NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Tribal Business Council hereby authorizes the Chairman and the Treasurer of the Three Affiliated Tribes to enter into the Consultant Agreement with Lake Sakakawea and Associates in substantially the form as attached hereto, subject to final legal review by the Tribal Legal Department or such other counsel as may be selected by the Tribal Business Council, and subject further 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 to said documents as may be required by the Bureau of Indian Affairs, and subject to review by the National Indian Gaming Commission (NIGC) and subject to such changes to said documents as may be required by the NIGC; and.  NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Tribal Business Council, having been advised by legal counsel, does hereby consent to a limited waiver of sovereign immunity in the Equipment loan as stated herein, with the express understanding that if the Equipment loan is between Dale Little Soldier and VLC, the waiver of sovereign immunity is limited to the right of VLC to repossess the electronic gaming machines, and if the Equipment loan is between the Tribe and VLC, the Tribe shall be liable for nothing more than the actual cost of the Equipment financed by VLC that remains unpaid, less the value of the machines repossessed by VLC, and that in no other respect concerning this transaction is the Tribe consenting to any waiver of sovereign immunity; and | 2/19/1999 | Y | Active |
  • 99-014-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Tribal Business Council finds that the financing of the project and the issuance and sale of taxable or tax-exempt bonds will promote the general health, welfare, and economy of the Tribe and its members; and | 2/19/1999 | Y | Active |
  • 99-015-DSB | NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED THAT, The Tribal Business Council hereby concurs with the Fort Berthold Housing Authority's Year Two Plan for submittal to HUD which will ensure continued funding to this vital tribal program and hereby directs the FBHA to  submit said Plan to HUD. | 2/19/1999|Y | Active |
  • 99-016-DSB | NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Tribal Business Council of the Three Affiliated Tribes hereby authorizes and directs the Fort Berthold Coalition Against Domestic Violence to execute and file the attached application for funding in the amount of $66,000 to provide services for child victims. | 2/19/1999 | Y | Active |
  • 99-017-DSB | NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Tribal Business Council of the Three Affiliated Tribes hereby authorizes and directs the Social Services Program/Human Resource Department to execute and file the attached application for Family Violence Prevention and Services funding in the amount of $77,054.00; including the required assurances as listed. | 2/19/1999 | Y | Active |
  • 99-018-DSB | NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Tribal Business Council of the Three Affiliated Tribes hereby authorizes and directs the payment of $20,461.50 to the Fort Berthold Coalition Against Domestic Violence for assistance in meeting program needs. | 2/19/1999 | Y | Active |
  • 99-019-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Tribal Business Council does hereby approves the funding of $3,000.00 (Three Thousand Dollars) | 2/19/1999 | Y | Active |
  • 99-020-DSB | NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Appointment of Mr. Lawrin Hugh Baker, Acting Social Services Director is hereby appointed and approved by majority vote of the Tribal Business Council. | 2/19/1999 | Y | Active |
  • 99-021-DSB | NOW THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED: That the Tribal Business Council hereby approves the development of a Modular Home Manufacturing Facility within the Twin Buttes Community, and authorizes a six member Committee to negotiate a Joint Venture Agreement between the Tribal Business Council and the Twin Buttes Community Association which will be charged with developing the terms and conditions, upon which the manufacturing facility will be developed, and BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED: That the Committee herein authorized will have three members appointed by the Tribal Business Council and three members appointed by the Twin Buttes Community Association and shall serve until the terms and conditions upon which the manufacturing facility shall be jointly developed as set forth in the Joint Venture Agreement, and BE  IT FINALLY RESOLVED: That the committee upon completion of the Joint Venture Development Agreement shall present said Agreement to the Twin Buttes Community Association and the Tribal Business Committee for final approval. | 3/11/1999 | Y | Active |
  • 99-022-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council of the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation determines that it is necessary  and advisable  that the Tribes proceed with the issuance of its Industrial Development Revenue Bonds  for the Project described in this resolution in an amount not to exceed $5,000,000, as authorized and permitted by the Internal revenue Code of 1986, as amended (the "Code"), and to use the proceeds of the Bonds to construct the Project.  BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that Miller & Schroeder Financial, Inc. shall be retained to underwrite the issuance of the Bonds, that the Chairman and the Treasurer of the Tribal Business Council be authorized to execute on behalf of the Tribes an engagement letter.... | 3/11/1999 | Y | Amended by 99-188-DSB on 10-15-1999. |
  • 99-023-DSB | WHEREAS, The United States Department of Agriculture Farm Service Agency 1-DAP Amendment 4, Section 503 subpart B allows the Tribe discretion in determining the number of eligible equine; and NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Tribal Business Council makes a determination that  eligible equine includes both of the following categories: (1) all horses in operations that raise only horses; and (2) Two horses per 25 cows in operations that raise beef cattle or buffalo. | 3/11/1999 | Y | Active |
  • 99-024-DSB | RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE AND SALE BY THE THREE AFFILIATED TRIBES OF GENERAL OBLIGATION BONDS, SERIES 1999, DATED MARCH, 1999, IN THE AGGREGATE PRINCIPAL AMOUNT OF $3,045,000 FOR THE PURPOSE OF FINANCING LAND AND BUFFALO BREEDING STOCK AND AUTHORIZING THE EXECUTION OF DOCUMENTS RELATING THERETO. | 3/12/1999 | Y | Active |
  • 99-025-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 a consultant agreement with Transportation Associates Inc. to conduct a study to determine the  feasibility of establishing a Tribal Department of Public Works for the Fort Berthold Reservation.  BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That the term of the consultant agreement between the Tribe and Transportation Associates Inc. shall be a period of six (6) months (within which period the study shall be completed) and the total compensation to be paid to Transportation Associates Inc. as a flat lump sum fee shall be in the amount of $15, 000.00, PROVIDED THAT payment of such fee shall be absolutely contingent on, and shall be made only in the event of. Transportation Associates Inc. securing new funding through P.L. 93-638 contracts or other sources either to pay said $15,000.00 fee directly or to reimburse the Tribe for payment of the fee from other Tribal funds. | 3/12/1999 | Y | Active |
  • 99-026-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, The Three Affiliated Tribes Tribal Business Council approves the purchase of land, exclusive of minerals, from Gerri Renee Good Bird, 301-U5578 For a cash consideration of $6,900.00 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:  | 3/12/1999 | Y | Active |
  • 99-027-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council of the Three Affiliated Tribes hereby creates the Mandan, Hidatsa and Arikara Repatriation Committee. BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council hereby appoints Gail Baker, Sr., Malcolm Wolf, Edwin Benson, Edmund White Bear and Felix Dickens, Sr. to the Mandan, Hidatsa and Arikara Repatriation Committee, and they shall begin serving in this capacity on the passage of this Resolution.  BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That the Cultural Preservation Office /Officer of the Three Affiliated Tribes shall work m cooperation with this Committee, and shall, upon request, relinquish to the Committee any and all artifacts now in possession of the Cultural Preservation Office/Officer, in addition to any and  artifacts received by that Office/Officer in the future which are repatriated to the Three Affiliated Tribes. | 3/12/1999 | Y | Active |
  • 99-028-DSB | WHEREAS, A Memorandum of Agreement has been proposed between the Three Affiliated Tribes and the Fort Berthold Development Corporation for the implementation of Fiscal Year 1997 ICDBG Grant number B-97-SR-38-DSB3, for the amount of $445,939.00 to  meet the objectives originally specified in the grant application for the construction of the Parshall/Northeast Segment - Parshall Health Center; and (MOA attached) NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, The Tribal Business Council hereby accepts and agrees to the Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) attached hereto, and further authorizes the Fort Berthold Development Corporation to construct the Parshall/Northeast - Parshall Health Center based upon the information submitted by FBDC, consistent with any approved budget concerning payments and in accordance with the MOA attached; and THEREFORE BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, The FBDC shall report to the Three Affiliated Tribes at its regularly scheduled meetings regarding the dispersal of grant funds, and shall present to the Three Affiliated Tribes any formal request for additional or supplemental funding needs, should such a need occur; and THEREFORE BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council authorizes the Chairman or the Vice-Chairman of the Three Affiliated to execute the attached MOA on behalf of the Three Affiliated Tribes. | 3/12/1999 | Y | Active |
  • 99-029-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, That the Chairman or Vice Chairman, along with the Treasurer 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,  ND Agreements as may be necessary to effect the above-described 60 Day Trial Agreement with Hanson Distributing Company, such approval to be conclusively evidenced by the signature of the Tribal Chairman or Vice Chairman and Tribal Treasurer thereon, it being further specifically understood that execution of the 60 Day Trial Agreement does not bind or commit the Tribe or the 4 Bears Casino and Lodge to the final Purchase Agreement of the 12 gaming machines; and THEREFORE BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That the Tribe expressly consents to an irrevocable limited waiver of sovereign immunity as to any actions or arbitration from any dispute arising under said Agreement with Hanson Distributing Company, it being understood that any disputes relating to said Agreement will be heard first in Tribal Court pursuant to the terms of the Agreement, and it being understood that such waiver is in the best interests of the Tribe and its members; and  THEREFORE BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That if, at the end of the 60-day trial period, management of the Casino and the Three Affiliated Tribes Gaming Enterprise Board have determined that the 12 Aristocrat machines used during the 60-day trial period should be purchased, they will inform the Chairman in wanting of that fact and the Chairman, Vice-Chairman or Treasurer of the Tribal Business Council will then be authorized to execute the purchase agreement, it being understood that the Purchase Agreement contains a limited waiver of sovereign immunity as described above; and THEREFORE BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That the Chairman or Vice Chairman and the Treasurer of the Tribal Business Council of the Tribe be, and hereby are authorized and directed to take such other action necessary, required, and appropriate to carry out the purposes of this Resolution; and THEREFORE BE IT FINALLY RESOLVED, That the Tribal Chairman or Vice Chairman and the Tribal Treasurer of the Tribal Business 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 VI, Sections 3, 5(a) and 5(c), and the Tribal Gaming Ordinance, Section 3.4, enacted October 14, 1992, as amended. | 3/12/1999 | Y  |  |
  • 99-030-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Tribal Business Council of the Three Affiliated Tribes hereby authorizes the signature and name Kathy Roll 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, ow established at Lakeside State Bank, and NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that in all other respects, the signature card for the escrow account with the State of North Dakota under the Tribal-state gaming compact will remain the same. | 3/12/1999 | Y | Active |
  • 99-031-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, The Tribal Business Council hereby authorizes the Three Affiliated Tribes to enter into the attached Contract for Ambulance Service for the White Shield Area Between the Three Affiliated Tribes and the Garrison Ambulance District. | 3/12/1999 | Y | Active |
  • 99-032-DSB | THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, The Tribal Business Council of the Three Affiliated Tribes hereby grants to the Mandaree Tournament Planning Committee a sum of $7,634.33 to help defray the costs, and authorizes the Tribal Chairman and Treasurer to sign any and all documents to enforce the intent of this resolution. | 3/12/1999 | Y | Active |
  • 99-033-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, The Tribal Business Council hereby accepts and approves the amended budget for the Tribal Office Building as described above, which provides an additional $80,000 for the completion of the reconstruction effort; and NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, The Tribal Business Council hereby accepts the low bids submitted by KB Electric, New Town, ND; and Haugen Plumbing of Watford City; and Fladeland Heating and Air Conditioning for the uncompleted portions of the project for which a subcontractor is needed; in the amounts as listed on the attached budget; and NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, The Tribal Business Council hereby authorizes the Chairman of the Vice-Chairman to execute contracts with the above firms for the purpose of completing the Tribal Office Building described above. | 3/12/1999 | Y | Active |
  • 99-034-DSB | BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, The Mandaree Community requests that a 1995 Chevrolet 3/4 ton, red extended cab pickup be assigned to the West Segment and a blue 1991 regular cab pickup be assigned to Tribal Security in exchange.  BE IT FINALLY RESOLVED, That the Tribal Chairman or the Tribal Treasurer be authorized to sign any or all documents necessary to carry out this resolution. | 3/12/1999 | Y | Active |
  • 99-035-DSB | BE IT FINALLY RESOLVED, That the Three Affiliated Tribes Tribal Business Council hereby wishes to help this elder from the West Segment and authorizes the release of funds from the small loan program to Germaine Fox in the amount of $5017.66.   | 3/12/1999 | Y | Active |
  • 99-036-DSB | NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Appointment of Mr. Marcus D. Wells, Sr., Acting Financial Advisor is hereby appointed and approved by majority vote of the Tribal Business Council. | 3/12/1999 | Y | Active |
  • 99-037-DSB | NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Tribal Business Council of the Three Affiliated Tribes hereby formally ratifies action taken at the Regular Tribal Business Council meeting of February 12, 1999 to approve a grant for the above mentioned individual in the  mount of $1,500.00. | 3/12/1999 | Y | Active |
  • 99-038-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, That the Three Affiliated Tribal Business Council does hereby find and declare that the Three Affiliated Tribes, by and through the Tribal Business Council, is authorized to borrow money by virtue of Article VI, Sections 3, 5(c) and 6, and Article IX, Section 6, of the Constitution and Bylaws of the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation; and BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That the Three Affiliated Tribes Tribal Business Council has found and declared that the Tribe, by and through the Tribal Business Council, is authorized to borrow money under the Tribal Constitution in accordance with the interpretation of the various sections of the Tribal Constitution as set forth herein below:  4. Under Article IX, Section 6, the Tribal Business Council is "authorized and empowered to acquire by purchase ... or otherwise any lands or interests in land for and on behalf of the Three Affiliated Tribes under such terms as may be as may be agreed upon provided the acquisition is approved by the Secretary of the Interior." The power of the Tribe, by and through the Tribal Business Council to borrow money for the purchase of land is implicit in the power of the Tribal Business Council "to acquire by purchase ... or otherwise any lands or interests in land" in that the power to borrow money generally accompanies the power to purchase land. The Tribal Business Council may borrow money on behalf of the Tribe to acquire land pursuant to the authority vested by Article EX, Section 6. Pursuant to the foregoing interpretation of the Tribal Constitution, the Tribal Business Council has found and declared that the Tribe, by and through the Tribal Business Council, is generally empowered to borrow money by virtue of the Tribe's sovereign status and in accordance with the delegation of "all necessary sovereign authority" by the Tribal membership under Article VI, Section 3. The Tribal Business Council has also found and declared that the Tribe, by and through the Tribal Business Council, is empowered to borrow money for public purposes under Article VI, Section 5(c), to the extent authorized by any federal laws enacted subsequent to the adoption of the Tribal Constitution under Article VI, Section 6 and for the acquisition of land under Article IX, Section 6; and BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the interpretation herein of the Tribal Constitution shall be binding now and hereafter on the Three Affiliated Tribes Tribal Courts and on all other Three Affiliated Tribal  Governmental agencies, notwithstanding any other language in tribal law to the contrary hereto; and BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Three Affiliated Tribes Tribal Business Council, based on the interpretation herein of the Tribal Constitution, hereby concludes and provides that the pending Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation, North Dakota, General Obligation Bonds, Series 1999, dated March I, 1999 - $3,045,000, and all agreements and instruments here before and/or hereafter executed by the Tribe, by and through the Tribal Business Council, in connection therewith, including but not limited to the accompanying Bond Ordinance and Loan and Escrow Agreement, constitute a borrowing of money which is authorized by the Tribal Constitution and otherwise permissible under all other Tribal law, and that the owner(s) of said Bond(s) and all other interested  persons are entitled to rely on the interpretation of the Tribal Constitution herein; and | 3/12/1999 | Y | Active |
  • 99-039-DSB | WHEREAS, A settlement agreement has been accomplished, pursuant to Resolution No. 98-88-DSB, between the Three Affiliated Tribes and Consolidated Telephone Cooperative, (a true and photo static copy of the settlement agreement is attached hereto); and NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, The Tribal Business Council of the Three Affiliated Tribes hereby authorizes its approval of the terms and conditions as set forth in the attached settlement agreement with the Cooperative. 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 with Consolidated Telephone Cooperative. | 3/12/1999 | Y | Active |
  • 99-040-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, That the form, terms and provisions that certain Deferral and Forbearance Agreement, with accompanying attachments, as attained hereto, between the Tribe and Miller Schroeder Investments Corporation, a Minnesota  Corporation.  ("Miller Schroeder"); in winch the Tribe agrees, among other things. That after operating expenses are met, the Casino first make payments to the Deferred Principal Payment Account until the deferred payments, totaling $572,806.51, are paid in full; and 2) That after the Defined Principle Payments have been repaid, the Canno pay funds into a Mandatory Debt Service Reserve Account under the said readies $558,000 (diat bdng the amount of the payments to KGUer Schroeder of principal owing on the Loan under the terms of the Loan Agreement). In the form as reviewed Ity fbe undersigned and the Tribe's performance of its obligations under the Deferral and Forbearance Agreement. be, and hereby is, in all respects, approved; and NOW, THEREFORE. BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That the Chairman and the Treasurer of the Three Affiliated Tribes Tribal Business Council be. and hereby are authorized and onpowered to execute and deliver said Deferral and Forbearance Agreement in the name and on behalf of the Tribe, in the form as attached, and that the signature of any one of the above-named officers shall be sufficient to bind the Tribe; and | 4/2/1999 | Y | Active |
  • 99-041-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Tribal Business Council does hereby authorize Chairmen Tex G. Hall to purchase a shawl to be presented to Mrs. Clinton and a star quilt to President Clinton for an amount not to exceed $1,500.   | | N | Active
  • 99-042-DSB | NOW THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council of the Three Affiliated Tribes hereby approves participation in the National Flood Insurance Act of 1968.  FINALLY, BE IT RESOLVED, That the action taken by the Tribal Business Council shall not effect nor limit the Three Affiliated Tribes or individual tribal members participation in other or associated federal funded programs. | 4/16/1999 | Y | Active |
  • 99-043-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council hereby creates the position of Emergency Management Director and hereby appoints Martina McKinney to fill this position on a temporary basis pending advertisement of and ultimate selection for the position on a permanent basis. | 4/16/19997 | Y | Active |
  • 99-044-DSB | NOW THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, That the Tribal Council authorizes the Environmental Division to pursue the DOE grant for wind generation through a cooperative effort of the Energy and Environmental Research Center, University of North Dakota; EAPC Architects Engineers of Grand Forks and Three Affiliated Tribes. The maximum amount of the grant will be $250,000 for a three-year proposal. The Tribal Council acknowledges that a 20% match of cash or in kind will be the responsibility of the Tribe. | 4/16/1999 | Y | Active |
  • 99-045-DSB | NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council hereby authorizes the contracting of Fiscal Year 1999 funding received through the Institute of Museums and Library Services, Native American Library Services to the Fort Berthold Community College for purposes outlined above. | 4/16/1999 | Y | Active |
  • 99-046-DSB | NONE    
  • 99-047-DSB | NONE    
  • 99-048-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council hereby appoints Marcus Wells Jr. to be alternate delegate from the Three Affiliated Tribes to the National Indian Gaming Association. | 4/16/1999 | Y | Active |
  • 99-049-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED That the Tribal Business Council of the Three Affiliated Tribes hereby expressly approves said Lease and all attachments, in substantially the form as attached hereto, including a limited waiver of sovereign immunity as expressly limited herein, and authorizes to be made thereto any necessary technical amendments, and further authorizes either the Chairman or Vice-Chairman of the Tribe to execute said Lease, in substantially the form as attached hereto, on behalf of the Tribe; and NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council of the Three Affiliated Tribes hereby agrees to a limited waiver of the sovereign immunity of the Three Affiliated Tribes in connection with the Lease of the Equipment from GCS, and as stated in the Lease-Purchase Agreement attached hereto, in the following respects; | 4/16/1999 | Y | Amended by 99-161-DSB on 8-19-1999. |
  • 99-050-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, The Tribal Business Council of the Three Affiliated Tribes hereby authorizes and directs the Fort Berthold Utilities Commission to purchase a 1984 GMC Vac Truck, with a TopKick 3208 Cat motor and 13 speed transmission, together with a hoses, tools, a 2400 Gallon tank and extra pump with funds to be drawn from the general fund of the Tribe, in the amount of $16,500.  THEREFORE BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That the Fort Berthold Utilities Commission shall reimburse the general fund for one-half of the total purchase price from revenues of the Commission as soon as is practicable. | 4/16/1999 | Y | Active |
  • 99-051-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, The Tribal Business Council of the Three Affiliated Tribes hereby authorizes and directs the Fort Berthold Utilities Commission to purchase a Pond Doctor circulation unit from Ponds RxUS of Bismarck, North Dakota, for a purchase price of $14,900, to be drawn from the general funds of the Tribe, for use by the Utilities Commission. THEREFORE BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That the 4 Bears Casino and Lodge shall reimburse the general fund for one-half of the total purchase price from revenues of the Casino as soon as is practicable. | 4/16/1999 | Y | Active |
  • 99-052-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council does hereby appropriate to Mr. Foote and his business development proposal the following: $7,000 Business Development Grant; such monies being made available from the Reserve interest monies of Docket 350(G), "Economic Development", or other tribal monies as available. BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That release of funds for this business proposal shall be conditioned on continuous review by the Tribal Treasurer and proof of the financial commitment and acquisition of outside resources, other than the Tribes, by Mr. Foote. BE IT FINALLY RESOLVED, That Mr. Foote shall be reasonably required to provide his business services and equipment for the benefit of youth groups and rodeo related activities on the Reservation. | 4/16/1999 | Y | Active |
  • 99-053-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council hereby requests that the Bureau of Indian Affairs enter into negotiations with the Tribes to amend P.L. 93-638 Contract # CTA04T30164 to include all functions of the BIA road program authorized under TEA 21.  BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council hereby authorizes and directs the Tribal Chairman to negotiate with the BIA to amend said P.L. 93-638 Contract to include the BIA road construction program. | 4/16/1999 | Y | Active |
  • 99-054-DSB | THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED: that the Tribal Business Council hereby grants a nonprofit corporate charter to the FORT BERTHOLD ENTERPRISE COALITION. | 4/16/1999 | Y | Active |
  • 99-055-DSB | WHEREAS, The Mandaree student group is requesting a sponsorship called the Closeup Youth Conference in Washington, D. C. NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Tribal Business Council of the Three Affiliated Tribes hereby acknowledges the $(ONE-THOUSAND-TWO HUNDRED AND FIFTY-SIX DOLLARS) $1.256.00 request. Upon the importance of our tribal youth leadership and development for future leaders. | 4/16/1999 | Y | Active |
  • 99-056-DSB | WHEREAS, The Tribal Business Council recognizes and supports the Native American Awareness Club, known here as the Red Vision Seekers of FBCC and there crusade to expand awareness of Native peoples culture in an academic setting; and  NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council shall obligate a matching grant in the amount of $1395.14 raised by the Red Vision Seekers and their activities this year of 1999(spring semester). | 4/16/1999 | Y | Active |
  • 99-057-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, That the Three Affiliated Tribes Business Council has reviewed and hereby approves the Three Affiliated Tribes General Fund Budget and Revenues for Fiscal Year 1999 in the Amount of $7,271,542- Revenue and $7,270,280-expenditures and in accordance with the attached documents: | 4/16/1999 | Y | Active |
  • 99-058-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 Attorney Services Contract between the Three Affiliated Tribes and Hobbs, Straus, Dean & Walker, LLP (a photo static 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 | 4/16/1999 | Y | Active |
  • 99-059-DSB | NONE    
  • 99-060-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 Fiscal Year 1999 Indian Community Development Block Grant program for the following proposed activities:  Activity $ Amount Priority #  -New Town/ $800,000 #1/99  Little Shell Segment Multipurpose Building Project.  NOW,  HEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council hereby certifies that the requirements of 24 CFR 953.604 (a) and © have been complied with in the development of this application to ensure adequate citizen participation input and that at least 51% of the proposed projects beneficiaries will be low and moderate income persons.  FURTHER, BE IT RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council hereby certifies that the Demographic Data submitted have been collected systematically, are statistically reliable, feasible, independently verifiable, and differ from the Fort Berthold Agency BIA Service Area.  FINALLY, BE IT RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council hereby commits local matching funds for the projects in the following amounts from the following sources:  Project/Priority# $ Amount Source -New Town/ $257,259* Tribal  Little Shell Community Income Multi-Purpose Building Project | 5/5/1999 | Y | Active |
  • 99-061-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 assistance under the Indian Community Development Block Grant 1999 FY program for the following proposed activity: New Town/Shell Creek, in the amount of $800,000.00; and NOW, THEREFORE BE IT ALSO 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, four lots valued at $8,000.00 per lot in the City of New Town, N.D. Total land contribution by the Tribe is $32,000.00. Value is arrived at per the New Town City Auditor and such valuation is utilized only for the purposes of ICDBG application processes. Total Tribal Contribution to date will be in excess of $32,000.00 dollars. FINALLY BE IT RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council hereby commits local matching funds for the project in the following amount: 2.0 (two) million from the Tribes Economic Recovery Fund (ERF). | 5/5/1999 | Y | Active |
  • 99-062-DSB | NOW THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council of the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation is authorized to do all necessary requirements 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. | 5/6/1999 | Y | Active |
  • 99-063-DSB | NOW THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the Tribal Business Council hereby agrees to retain Construction Analysis & Management, Inc. (CAM) to construct and equip the Project, and that the Chairman and the Treasurer of the Tribal Business Council be authorized to execute on behalf of the Tribe a contract with CAM to construct and equip the Project, in substantially the same form and with the same terms as that attached hereto; and NOW, THEREFORE BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Tribal Business Council hereby agrees to retain Construction Analysis & Management, Inc. (CAM) to manage the Project, to train Project employees and to further consult with the Tribe as may be needed regarding the Project for a period of three (3) years from the date funds become available for the construction of the Project manufacturing facility, and that the Chairman and the Treasurer of the Tribal Business Council be authorized to execute on behalf of the Tribe a contract with CAM to manage the Project, train Project employees and to further consult with the Tribe as may be needed regarding the Project, in substantially the same form and with the same terms as that attached hereto.   | 5/6/1999 | Y  | |
  • 99-064-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, The Three Affiliated Tribes hereby rejoins its membership in the Northern Plains Inter-Tribal Court of Appeals with the continued authority of said appellate court to act on all appeals from the Affiliated Tribes.  BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, The Three Affiliated Tribes approves payment in the amount of One Thousand Dollars ($1,000.00) through the end of fiscal year 1999, with the membership to the Northern Plains Intertribal Court of Appeals ending September 30, 1999.   | 5/6/1999 | Y | Active |
  • 99-065-DSB | NOW THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, That the Three Affiliated Tribes Business Council hereby agrees to enter into the negotiation of a prospective contract with Symbiotic Labs for the purpose of developing and implementing policies and procedures for a Drug Free Workplace within the Government of the Three Affiliated Tribes. | 5/6/1999 | Y | Active |
  • 99-066-DSB | NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, the Tribal Business Council hereby approves the budget in the amount of $9,000 for the elders 80 years and older to attend the celebration of the "International Year of the Older Person event in Bismarck, North Dakota" on May 10-12,1999. | 5/6/1999 | Y | Active |
  • 99-067-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council does hereby appropriate to James Mossett and his business development proposal the following: $3,500 Business Development Grant; such monies being made available from the Reserve interest monies of Docket 350(G), "Economic Development", or other tribal monies as available.  BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That release of funds for this business proposal shall be conditioned or continuous review by the Tribal Treasurer and proof of the financial commitment and acquisition of outside resources, other than the Tribe's, by Mr. Mossett. | 5/6/1999 | Y | Active |
  • 99-068-DSB | WHEREAS, The Dead Grass Society is requesting $2,000.00 to promote the culturally significant annual Veteran's Day celebration on November 11, 1998; and NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, That the governing body of the Three Affiliated Tribes supports and appreciates this culturally sponsored event by the Dead Grass Society; and FINALLY, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That the Three Affiliated Tribes hereby authorizes the expenditure of $2,000.00 to the Dead Grass Society for the purpose of the Veterans Day Celebration. | 5/6/1999 | Y | Active |
  • 99-069-DSB | WHEREAS, The cost to participate in this tournament to be held in Holland is $1998.00 and there is a deadline of May 12, 1999;  BE IT FINALLY RESOLVED, Wilbert Howard is hereby requesting the Tribal Business Council to assist him with a financial amount of  $2000.00.5/6/1999 | Y | Active |
  • 99-070-DSB | WHEREAS, Forest Mandan, an enrolled member and a Senior at New Town High School has been invited by the International Sports Specialist Inc. to play in the 1999 Down Under Bowl in Australia, as a member of the North Dakota All Star Football team; and WHEREAS, The cost of the 13- day trip will be $2, 815.00 and there is a deadline of May 30th , 1999; and BE IT FINALLY RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council does hereby commit to match one half of the cost of Forest Mandan's expenses to participate in the 1999 Down Under Bowl in Australia in the amount of $1,400.00. | 5/6/1999 | Y | Active |
  • 99-071-DSB | 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 1 1/2 year term appointment, from May 1999 to November 2000, Mr. James A. Bear, to represent the Four Bears Segment on the Gaming Commission. With all the authorities, duties and responsibilities normally assigned to such position. BE, IT FURTHER RESOVED, That this Resolution hereby amends Resolution #98-004-JPH, hereby only amending such Gaming Commission Appointment. | 5/6/1999 | Y | Active |
  • 99-072-DSB | WHEREAS, The costs to participate in this classic is $2,540.00 for each athlete, and the White Shield High School has committed to fund an amount of $1500 for each ballplayer; and BE IT FINALLY RESOLVED, Corey Rabbithead and Forrest Dickens are humbly requesting the Tribal Business Council to assist them with a financial amount of $1040.00 for each of them for a total  amount of $2080.00, so they can meet the deadline of June 20th, 1999; | 5/6/1999 | Y | Active |
  • 99-073-DSB | WHEREAS, The Three Affiliated Tribes Tribal Business Council desires that its' tribal enrolled members receive quality medical care and recognizes the expenses incurred as a result of the hospitalization of Allen Stone created a hardship for his family members. NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council authorizes an emergency medical grant in the amount of $1,100.00 to assist in defraying medical expenses associated with his recent hospitalization. | 5/6/1999 | Y | Active |
  • 99-074-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE, BE FT RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council of the Three Affiliated Tribes hereby adopts the proposed statutory provisions, titled "Early Childhood Services," which provisions shall be incorporated as Chapter 8 of Title V of the Fort Berthold Tribal Code (a true and correct photo static copy of which statutory provisions is attached hereto).  BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That Title V, Chapter 8 of the Fort Berthold Tribal Code, titled Early Childhood Services," shall take effect immediately. BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That the Department of Social Services is hereby authorized and directed to develop and implement regulations governing child care services as soon as practicable. | 5/18/1999 | Y | Active |
  • 99-075-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council of the Three Affiliated Tribes hereby formally ratifies the prior action taken by the Council's Executive Committee to approve entry into the attached Lease Purchase Agreement with Deere Credit, Inc., in addition to approving the attached Payment/Amortization Schedule (Exhibit B of the Lease Purchase Agreement). BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council hereby acknowledges with approval the prior execution by the Chairman of the Three Affiliated Tribes, under the prior authorization and direction of the Council's Executive Committee, of the Lease Purchase Agreement with Deere Credit, Inc., in addition to all other documents relating to this transaction, on behalf of the Three Affiliated Tribes. BE IT FURTHER 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 Purchase Agreement between Deere Credit, Inc., (Lessor) and the Three Affiliated Tribes (Lessee), and that all default remedies shall be governed by the Code of Laws of the Three Affiliated Tribes, providing for the recovery of property in dispute in conformity with the Tribal repossession law, and this provision shall replace the default provisions initially contained in the Lease Purchase Agreement. 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 and this - provision shall replace the language initially contained in the Agreement referring to the Agreement being governed by North Dakota law. | 5/18/1999 | Y | Active |
  • 99-076-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council of the Three Affiliated Tribes hereby approves entry into the attached Lease Purchase Agreement with Deere Credit, Inc., in addition to approving the attached Payment/Amortization Schedule (Exhibit B of the Lease Purchase Agreement). BE IT FURTHER 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 Purchase Agreement between Deere Credit, Inc., (Lessor) and the Three Affiliated Tribes (Lessee), and that all default remedies shall be governed by the Code of Laws of the Three Affiliated Tribes, providing for the recovery of property in dispute in conformity with the Tribal repossession law, and this provision shall replace the default provisions initially contained in the Lease Purchase Agreement. 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 and this provision shall replace the language initially contained in the Agreement referring to the Agreement being governed by North Dakota law. BE FT FURTHER RESOLVED, That the Chairman of the Three Affiliated Tribes is hereby authorized and directed to execute the Lease Purchase Agreement with Deere Credit, Inc., in addition to all other documents relating to this transaction, on behalf of the Three Affiliated Tribes. | 5/18/1999 | Y | Active |
  • 99-077-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, The Three Affiliated Tribes Tribal Business Council approves the purchase of below described property from:  Sheila Hendrickson  For a cash consideration of $50,000.00 which is the negotiated 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 Natural Resources Department 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:   | 5/18/1999 | Y | Active |
  • 99-078-DSB | NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, the Tribe hereby directs the three Affiliated Tribes Education Department to develop and submit an application to the U.S. Department of Education, Office of Special Education and Rehabilitation Services that will focus on the development of a vocational rehabilitation program to meet the needs of its membership on the Fort Berthold Indian Reservation and administer any and all projects which may be funded under this act. Rehabilitation Act of 1973, FY 1999 Vocational Rehabilitation Projects for American Indians with Disabilities(CFDA No.: 84.250H). Furthermore, the required In-kind contribution of 10% per year of the five years grant which in total is $150,000 (10% X 300,000 X five years) is authorized, as required in the application process.   | 5/18/1999 | Y | Active |
  • 99-079-DSB | BE IT FINALLY RESOLVED, The Tribal Business Council of the Three Affiliated Tribes hereby authorizes Robert Young Bird a loan for a sum of $1,500.00.   | 5/18/1999 | Y | Active |
  • 99-080-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, In recognition of need for this business venture to provide economic opportunities for tribal members, the Three Affiliated Tribes hereby authorizes The Fort Berthold Housing Authority to apply for the ANA-SEDS grant opportunity in partnership with the Three Affiliated Tribes; and BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Three Affiliated Tribes will set aside TWENTY-FIVE THOUSAND DOLLARS ($25,000.00) from Fiscal year 2000 that begins October 1, 1999 from the 350-G Capital (Business) Development Fund or other Tribal funds as available for the purpose of working capital for the proposed ANA Elbowoods Woodworks Cooperative-, and BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the economic and business development resources under the Three Affiliated Tribes, will provide cash, goods, or services to this proposed ANA Elbowoods Woodworks Cooperative and is outlined in a Tribal Business Council letter dated May 18, 1999, that provides the details of these ANA Elbowoods Woodworks Cooperative in kind donations as Exhibit 1 A. | 5/18/1999 | Y | Active |
  • 99-081-DSB | THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, The amount requested is $2,000 and proper collateral documentation is to be provided with a $150.00 per month payback plan scheduled; and BE IT FINALLY RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council of the Three Affiliated Tribes hereby authorizes Corrine Brunsell a loan in the amount of $2,000.00. | 5/18/1999 | Y | Active |
  • 99-082-DSB | BE IT FINALLY RESOLVED, The Tribal Business Council of the Three Affiliated Tribes hereby authorizes Pat Urdahl a loan for the amount of $3,700.00.   | 5/18/1999 | Y | Active |
  • 99-083-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council hereby provides a grant in the amount $2,500 for the purpose of assisting the cooperative proposal and the Commodity Cookbook, such monies to be appropriated from tribal revenues as available. | 5/18/1999 | Y | Active |
  • 99-084-DSB | BE IT FINALLY RESOLVED, That the Three Affiliated Tribes Tribal Business Council hereby wishes to help this elder from the West Segment and authorizes the release of funds from the small loan program to Germaine Fox in the amount of $5017.66.   | 5/18/1999 | Y | Active |
  • 99-085-DSB | THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED: The Pow Committee's will be capped at $15,000.00 for Parshall, Mandaree, Four Bears, White Shield and Twin Buttes. Twin Buttes will receive an additional $3,000.00 for money they did not receive in 1998.  BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, As an incentive for fund raising these Pow Wow Committee's will receive matching funds up to the amount of $5,000.00 for funds raised. | 6/3/1999 | Y | Active |
  • 99-086-DSB | NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED: In supporting the Catholic Congress the Three Affiliated Tribes Tribal Business Council would be supporting Catholics Reservation wide.  BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED; the Council hereby gives $500.00 to help defray the cost of travel. | 6/3/1999 | Y | Active |
  • 99-087-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the form, terms and provisions of that certain Loan Agreement, regarding a loan of up to $3,000,000 (the "Loan"), between the Tribe and the Community First National Bank; those certain Promissory Note or Notes, totaling up to $3,000,000 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, Tex G. Hall., and the Treasurer thereof, Marcus Wells, Jr., 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 they may in their sole discretion approve, which approval shall be conclusively evidenced by their execution thereof, and that the signatures of both of the above-named 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 as described above; and NOW, THEREFORE BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Tribal Business Council hereby authorizes and directs the Chairman and Treasurer of the Council to arrange for and enter into an Assignment of Docket Funds, including Dockets 350-C/D, 350-F, and 350-G, in favor of Community First National Bank for the period covered by the Loan, and further, the Tribal Business Council authorizes the Chairman and Treasurer of the Council to seek approval for such Assignment of the Docket Funds from appropriate officials of the U.S. Department of Interior, and that the signature of both the above-named Tribal officers shall be sufficient to bind the Tribe on the Assignment and on any other document associated with this Loan as may be described or mentioned herein; and NOW, THEREFORE BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Tribal Business Council agrees to request approval from appropriate officials of the U.S. Department of the Interior for a reprogramming of Docket Funds in conjunction with the Assignment of Docket Funds as described in this Resolution, and it is understood by the Tribal Business Council that obtaining proceeds of the anticipated loan is dependent upon approval by the Secretary of the Department of Interior of both the Assignment of Docket Funds and reprogramming of Docket Funds contemplated by this Resolution; and NOW, THEREFORE BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Chairman and the Treasurer of the Tribe are hereby authorized and directed to take all such further actions as may be necessary to seek and obtain any additional required approval for this transaction from the Secretary of the Department of Interior and to execute and deliver any and all such supplemental documents as may be required to obtain such approval, which in their sole judgment be necessary, proper or advisable in order to obtain such approval.  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, and that in no event is the Tribe pledging as security for this loan the funds derived from accumulated interest on the Three Affiliated Tribes Economic Recovery Fund established by Title | 6/3/1999 | Y | Active |
  • 99-088-DSB | NONE    
  • 99-089-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council hereby authorizes and directs the Tribal Social Services Program to provide services under the General Assistance Program to the single members of the Three Affiliated Tribes.  BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That this authorization and mandate shall expressly include single Tribal  members pursuing education and training activities pursuit to the Tribes' efforts m providing for tribal welfare reform.  BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That this authorization is and mandate contingent upon the Vocation of additional unbanded General Assistance funding to the Three Affiliated Tribes. | 6/3/1999 | Y | Active |
  • 99-090-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council in the best interest of Tribal enrolled member Wilbur Hunts Along be approved for a loan of $11,567.57 payable annually for a five (5) year term, each such payment being due on or before the 30"" day of November of each year, the initial annual payment being due on or before November 30, 1999, to safe guard his property within the Fort Berthold reservation.   | 6/3/1999 | Y | Active |
  • 99-091-DSB | NONE    
  • 99-092-DSB | Now, Therefore, Be It Resolved, That Tribal Business Council of the Three Affiliated Tribes hereby supports, endorses, sanctions, and authorizes the schools under the Fort Berthold Indian School Board Association member schools to apply for school replacement construction under the criteria set forth in the application procedures for school construction of the Bureau of Indian Affairs. | 6/3/1999 | Y | Active |
  • 99-093-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Tribal Business Council of the Three Affiliated Tribes hereby approves a loan for the above mentioned individual in the amount of $2,000.00 to be paid back in 36 installments of $58.85 per month and secured by a lien on allotment 301-117A and 301-134A. | 6/4/1999 | YvActive |
  • 99-094-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Tribal Business Council of the Three Affiliated Tribes, pursuant to Article X of the Constitution of the Three Affiliated Tribes, hereby officially delays, and to the extent necessary because of previous action by the Tribal Business Council, withdraws, submission of Resolution Nos. 98-80-DSB, 98-81-DSB and 98-82-DSB to the Secretary of Interior for a period of at least 90 days and until such time as a full review of the proposed Constitutional Amendments has been conducted by the Constitution Revision Committee, the Tribal Legal Department and such other counsel presently employed by the Tribe as the Tribal Business Council or the Legal Department may deem necessary, and until proposed revisions to the proposed Constitutional amendments have been submitted to the Tribal Business Council for review.  | 6/4/1999 | Y | Active |
  • 99-095-DSB | BE IT FINALLY RESOLVED, That the Three Affiliated Tribes Tribal Business Council wishes to help Faith Duncan and hereby authorizes the release of Tribal funds in the form of a loan in the amount of $1,500.00 | 6/4/1999 | Y | Active |
  • 99-096-DSB | BE IT FINALLY RESOLVED, The Tribal Business Council of the Three Affiliated Tribes hereby authorizes Clorine Driver, a loan for a sum of $2,500.00. | 6/4/1999 | Y | Active |
  • 99-097-DSBNOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Appointment of Mrs. Holly Blake Fox, Acting Head Start Director is hereby appointed and approved by majority vote of the Tribal Business Council. | 6/10/1999 | Y | Active |
  • 99-098-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council does hereby appropriate to Mr. Foote and his individually-owned tribal business the following: $3,500 Development Grant and $ 3.500.00 Business Loan, such monies being appropriated from tribal revenues, subject to availability of funds and proof of the financial commitment and acquisition of outside resources. | 6/10/1999 | Y | Active |
  • 99-099-DSB | NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council does hereby appropriate to Mr. Rabbit Head and his individual-owned tribal business the following: $3,500 Business Development Grant and $3,500 Business Loan; such monies being appropriated from tribal revenues, subject to availability of funds and proof of the financial commitment and acquisition of outside resources. | 6/10/1999 | Y | Active |
  • 99-100-DSB | WHEREAS, The Tribes' Home Improvement Program (HIP) is such a renovation program and is not currently under the administration of the Fort Berthold Housing Authority;  NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, That, the Tribal Business Council, in keeping with its intention to consolidate like services, does hereby transfer administration of this contract to the Fort Berthold Housing Authority; and, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That, the Fort Berthold Housing Authority will, immediately upon approval of this Resolution, begin work with the Tribes' Contracting Officer to execute the program transfer October 1,1999. | 6/10/1999 | Y | Active |
  • 99-101-DSB | NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, That, the Tribal Business Council, in compliance with the Charter, has selected Casey Fredericks to perform the duties of FBHA Board Chairman; and, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That, the above appointed Chairman shall begin his duties immediately upon approval of this Resolution. | 6/10/1999 | Y | Active |
  • 99-102-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Tribal Business Council hereby authorizes the Tribal Chairman and the Tribal Treasurer to enter into an agreement with Eide Bailly to provide audit preparation services to the Three Affiliated Tribes consistent with the proposal as presented to the Tribe by Eide Baily for Fiscal Years 1998 and 1999, to cover both audit preparation services for audits as required by the Federal government and any audit of Tribal funds and other Tribal entities that the Tribal Business Council may cause to be conducted, excluding 4 Bears Casino and Lodge, with the total amount of the contract not to exceed $50,000, plus necessary expenses. | 6/10/1999 | Y | Active |
  • 99-103-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Tribal Business Council hereby authorizes the Tribal Chairman and the Tribal Treasurer to enter into an agreement with KPMG, LLP, to provide audit services to the Three Affiliated Tribes and Tribally owned entities, excluding 4 Bears Casino and Lodge, for Fiscal Years 1998, 1999 and 2000, at a rate not to exceed $92,000 per year, consistent with the proposal as presented to the Tribe by KPMG, LLP, to cover both audit services for audits as required by the Federal government and any audit of Tribal funds and other Tribal entities as listed above that the Tribal Business Council may cause to be conducted, with the total amount of the contract not to exceed $92,000 per year for fiscal years 1998, 1999 and 2000, plus necessary expenses and NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Tribal Business Council directs that prior to KPMG, LLP commencing work on audits as authorized by this resolution, appropriate representatives of KPMG, LLP meet with the Tribal Business Council and representatives of its finance office to discuss the scope and nature of the audit services to be performed for the Tribe.   | 6/10/1999 | Y | Active |
  • 99-104-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council of the Three Affiliated Tribes hereby rescinds Resolution #98-39-DSB in its entirety and in all respects, said rescission to take effect immediately.   | 6/10/1999 | Y | Active |
  • 99-105-DSB | NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Tribal Business Council of the Three Affiliated Tribes, hereby authorize the Fort Berthold Utility Commission to secure a loan at the Lakeside State Bank for the purpose of purchasing a Tractor Mower for Lagoon Maintenance.   | 6/10/1999 | Y | Active |
  • 99-106-DSB | NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, That the governing body of the Three Affiliated Tribes supports and appreciates this ceremony sponsored by the existing Sun Dances; and BE IT RESOLVED, That the Three Affiliated Tribes hereby authorizes the expenditure of $2,500.00 to the Sun Dances on Fort Berthold for the purpose of this religious ceremonies. BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That the maximum number grants of Sun Dances to be fund for the 1999 Calendar Year is not to exceed (7) seven total.   | 6/10/1999 | Y | Active |
  • 99-107-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, The Three Affiliated Tribes' Council does approve the Transportation Improvement Plan as recommended by the Three Affiliated Tribes' Transportation Planner for approval as stated in the last Whereas, of this resolution. | 6/10/1999 | Y | Active |
  • 99-108-DSB | NONE    
  • 99-109-DSB | BE IT FINALLY RESOLVED, The Tribal Business Council hereby authorizes the release of Tribal funds in the amount of $3000.00 in the form of a grant and $3000.00 in the form of a loan with a 8.25% APR, $20.62 per month for first 6 months, thereafter, 260.32 beginning 12-01-99, until paid in full for the loan with secured collateral as 77 acres of patent fee land owned by Edward Hale provided that all documents are in place, (see attachments).  | 6/10/1999 | Y | Active |
  • 99-110-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, The Tribal Business Council of the Three Affiliated Tribes, in order to help defray the costs of this educational, summer program hereby agrees to pay Lindsay Nicole Swallow's tuition for the Youth Leadership Forum on Medicine in the amount of Sixteen Hundred, Eighty-five Dollars ($1,685.00). | 6/10/1999 | Y | Active |
  • 99-111-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, That the governing body of the Three Affiliated Tribes supports and authorizes Antoinette Chamberlain a loan for a sum of $4,000.00. | 5/6/1999 | Y | Active |
  • 99-112-DSBNOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, That the governing body of the Three Affiliated Tribes supports and authorizes Sue Romero a loan for a sum of $1,000.00.   | 5/18/1999 | Y | Active |
  • 99-113-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE BE RESOLVED, That the governing body of the Three Affiliated Tribes supports and authorizes Keith Smith a loan for a sum of $2,000.00. | 5/18/1999 | Y | A | ctive |
  • 99-114-DSB | NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council of the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation approves the Three Affiliated Tribes' response to the Notice of Funding Availability announced by the Department of Justice, Tribal Resource Grant Program, for the purpose of seeking Federal funds that would serve to assist in the construction and establishment of a Detention Facility; and BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council of the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation extends its support and commitment to construction and establishment of a Detention Facility; and FINALLY, BE IT RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council of the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation, designates and authorizes the Chairman, or his duly authorized representative, to execute those documents necessary to finalize the application process in accordance with provisions and requirements set forth in the Notice of Funding Availability Announcement.  | 6/23/1999 | Y | Active |
  • 99-115-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, That the Three Affiliated Tribes Tribal Business Council authorizes a loan from the Small Loans Program in the amount of $2,500.00 to Ramona Foolish Bear.   | 6/23/1999 | Y | Active |
  • 99-116-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Tribal Business Council of the Three Affiliated Tribes hereby approves the proposal of Al Nygard for development of an Equitable Compensation Fund spending plan or plans, known as the "JTAC Plan", it being understood that such plan or plans as Mr. Nygard may prepare will be subject to the approval of the Council and subject to approval by such referendum vote of the members of the Three Affiliated Tribes as the Council may authorize and conduct, and further the Council agrees to compensate Mr. Nygard in an amount not to exceed $10,000, plus expenses, for the development of the JTAC Plan or plans; and NOW, THEREFORE BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Tribal Business Council of the Three Affiliated Tribes hereby authorizes the Chairman and the Treasurer of the Three Affiliated Tribes to execute on behalf of the Tribe an agreement with Al Nygard as may be needed to specify the work to be performed by Mr. Nygard and anticipated completion dates, it being understood  that every effort will be made by Mr. Nygard to complete the plan no later than September 30, 1999, and which will further specify that Mr. Nygard will be compensated for the development of the JTAC plan or plans in an amount not to exceed $10,000, plus expenses, with one-half of the sum to be payable to Mr. Nygard prior to commencement of his work and the other half to be paid upon the completion of the plan. | 6/23/1999 | Y | Active |
  • 99-117-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Tribal Business Council hereby authorizes a grant to Tribal member Harry Sitting Bear from FEMA funds available through the Tribe's Department of Social Services in the amount of $2,500; and further authorizes a secured loan, secured by the mobile home described above, to the same Tribal member in the amount of $2,500, payable in bi-weekly installments for a period of two (2) years at a simple interest rate of 8.5% per year, resulting in a payment of $52.36 per installment, and further, directs that Harry Sitting Bear, an employee of the Tribe, shall repay the loan through a payroll deduction in equal amounts of $52.36 per pay period over the term of the loan; and NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Tribal Business Council hereby authorizes the Chairman and the Treasurer of the Tribe to execute loan documents with the above mentioned Tribal member, including a loan agreement, promissory note and such other instruments as may be necessary to complete the transaction authorized by this resolution, and further authorizes the Chairman and the Treasurer to release said loan funds to the Tribal member upon execution of all necessary documents by all parties. | 6/23/1999 | Y | Active |
  • 99-118-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Tribal Business Council of the Three Affiliated Tribes hereby ratifies and approves the actions of the Tribal Chairman, Tex Hall, which request the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) to conduct a thorough review of any violations of the civil rights of Tribal members who have dealt with the USDA since the inception of USD A farm lending programs, including, but not limited to, the Chairman's letter of May 21, 1999. | 6/23/1999 | Y  | |
  • 99-119-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Tribal authorizes a loan to Georgia Fox,  a Tribal member, in the amount of $1,667, payable in per month for a period of two years  at a simple rate  of 8.25% per year  to be secured by present and future IIM account monies as may be more specifically described in the loan documents; and further, should such Tribal member be an employee of the Tribe, the member shall agree to repay the loan through a payroll deduction in equal amounts per pay period over the term of the loan; and NOW, THEREFORE BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Tribal Business Council hereby authorizes the Chairman and the Treasurer of the Tribe to execute loan documents with the above mentioned Tribal member, including a loan agreement, promissory note and such other instruments as may be necessary to complete the transaction authorized by this resolution, and further authorizes the Chairman and the Treasurer to release said loan funds to the Tribal member upon execution of all necessary documents by all parties. Business Council hereby | 6/23/1999 | Y | Rescinded by 99-130-DSB on 7-15-1999 |
  • 99-120-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED authorizes a loan to Lovina Nina Fox amount of $ , pay that the Tribal Business Council hereby , a Tribal member, in the installments for a period of secured by able in at a simple interest rate of per year, to be as may be more specifically described in the loan documents; and further, should such Tribal member be an employee of the Tribe, the member shall agree to repay the loan through a payroll deduction in equal amounts per pay period over the term of the loan; and | 6/23/1999 | Y | Rescinded by 99-130-DSB on 7-15-1999 |
  • 99-121-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED authorizes a loan to Connie Fox amount of $ , pay that the Tribal Business Council hereby , a Tribal member, in the installments for a period of secured by able in at a simple interest rate of per year, to be as may be more specifically described in the loan documents; and further, should such Tribal member be an employee of the Tribe, the member shall agree to repay the loan through a payroll deduction in equal amounts per pay period over the term of the loan; and | 6/23/1999 | Y | Rescinded by 99-130-DSB on 7-15-1999 |
  • 99-122-DSB | WHEREAS,  Renita Mandan, a Tribal member of the Three Affiliated Tribes, has requested to receive a loan to be provided from funds available to the Three Affiliated Tribes for such purposes, and has proposed that the proceeds of the loan are to be used for he following purpose(s);  Educational purposes and NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Tribal Business Council hereby authorizes a loan to , a Tribal member, in the amount of $500.00 payable in _______installments for a period of _______ at a simple interest rate of 8.25% per year, to be secured by wage deduction may be more specifically described in the "roan documents; and further, should such Tribal member be an employee of the Tribe, the member shall agree to repay the loan through a payroll deduction in equal amounts per pay period over the term of the loan; and | 6/23/1999 | Y | Active |
  • 99-123-DSB | BE IT FINALLY RESOLVED, That the Three Affiliated Tribes Tribal Business Council wishes to help Myrna White Tail and hereby authorizes the release of Tribal funds in the form of a loan in the amount of $2,500.00.  | 6/23/1999 | Y | Active |
  • 99-124-DSB | WHEREAS, Izetta Hopkins Lattergrass, an enrolled member, is requesting financial assistance in the form of a loan; and WHEREAS, The amount requested is $1000.00, and is to be paid back on a 8.25% APR, $50.00 bi-weekly payback schedule contingent that Mr. Bob Lattergrass has provided his co-signature on a wage deduction and all other necessary documents are in place; and BE IT FINALLY RESOLVED, That the Three Affiliated Tribes Tribal Business wishes to help this enrolled member and hereby authorizes the release of available Tribal funds in the amount of $1,000.00.  | 6/23/1999 | Y | Rescinded by 00-168-DSB on 5-11-2000. |
  • 99-125-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council of the Three Affiliated Tribes hereby approves the retention of American Management Institute, Inc., of Scottsdale, Arizona, for the purpose of (1) preparing the indirect cost proposal of the Three Affiliated Tribes for FY 1999, (2) appropriately revising the FY 1998 indirect cost proposal of the Tribes, and (3) conducting a review and critical analysis of the indirect cost proposals of the Tribes for FY's 1995, 1996, and 1997; that the total contract amount shall not exceed Ten Thousand Dollars ($10,000.00).  BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That the Treasurer of the Tribal Business Council is hereby authorized and directed, in conjunction with the appropriate Tribal staff to develop a contractual document to be executed by American Management Institute, Inc. and the Three Affiliated Tribes, which document shall include, among other things, the scope of work and maximum monetary limitation identified in the paragraph immediately preceding. | 6/23/1999 | Y | Active |
  • 99-126-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the form, terms and provisions of that certain Loan Agreement, regarding a loan of $3,000,000 (the "Loan") between the Tribe and the Community First National Bank; that certain $3,000,000 Promissory Note, payable to the order of the Community First National Bank; that certain Security Agreement between the Tribe and Community First National Bank; that certain Depository Agreement between the Tribe and Lakeside State Bank of New Town, North Dakota; that certain UCC-1 Financing Statement; that certain Assignment of Income from Trust Property; and that certain letter to the Office of Trust Management, Division of Trust Fund Services, United States Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Albuquerque, New Mexico (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; and NOW, HEREFORE, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Council hereby authorizes and directs that for and during Fiscal Years 2000,2001 and 2002, an amount equal to the loan payments directly made from income earned from Docket Funds 350-C/D, 350-F, 350-G and 350-G Reserve shall be expended either from the proceeds of the Loan or from other sources for the purposes and in the proportions specified by the approved Use and Distribution Plans for said Docket Funds; and NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Chairman of the Tribal Business Council, Tex G Hall and the Treasurer thereof Marcus Wells, Jr., 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 they may in their sole discretion approve, which approval shall conclusively evidenced by their execution thereof, and that the signature of both of the above-named officers shall be sufficient to bind the Tribe, the Chairman and the Treasurer are hereby specially 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 the 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 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 fiill 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 prospective rescission of such authority; and NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that nothing herein shall be construed as a pledge of the funds derived from accumulated interest on the Three Affiliated Tribes Economic Recovery Fund established by Title 35 of P.L. 102-575, 106 Stat. 4731 (commonly known as "JTAC" funds); and NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That if any of the foregoing resolutions or any provision of any Loan Document is inconsistent in any respect with any portion of Council Resolution #99-87-DSB, which was adopted on June 3, 1999, the provisions hereof shall govern and control, and the inconsistent provision of resolution #99-87-DSB shall be deemed to have been rescinded and have no force and effect.   | 6/28/1999 | Y | Active |
  • 99-127-DSB | NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council of the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Indian Reservation hereby acts to prioritize applicants according to the requirements of the HIP PRIORITY CALCULATION FORM and in accordance with the ranking system prescribed by the governing regulatory provisions as submitted in attached schedule "A"; THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council incorporates the amended sections of Part 256.1 through Part 256.25 of the HOME IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM of the Bureau of Indian Affairs and hereby attaches such amended section as attachment schedule "B"; BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council of the Three Affiliated Tribes submit this action to request the inclusion of the 1998 remaining budget of $30,000, the request for the release of the 1999 budget to the tribe containing the predetermined amount of $72,000, the requested amount of $90,000 for the year 2,000; BE IT STILL FURTHER RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council of the Three Affiliated Tribes plead for the increase in the funding for the Home Improvement Program to address the great need of home improvement to improve the sub-standard, unsafe, unhealthy conditions of the membership of the Three Affiliated Tribes;  | 7/15/1999 | Y | Active |
  • 99-128-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the Three Affiliated Tribes through the Circle of Life Alcohol Program shall submit the proper application for funding to the Department of Justice.   | 7/15/1999 | Y | Active |
  • 99-129-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, That the Three Affiliated Tribes Tribal Business Council authorizes a $1,500.00 grant from tribal revenues to support the restoration of the church building and spiritual outreach efforts of the monks of Assumption Abby. | 7/15/1999 | Y | Active |
  • 99-130-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Tribal Business Council hereby authorizes a loan to Lovina Fox and a loan to Connie Fox, both Tribal members, each loan in the amount of $2,500.00, to be repaid in monthly installments by each member in the amount $50.00 each per period at a 8.25%APR, and to be secured by payroll deductions of both members in equal amounts per pay period over the term of the loan; and BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That this resolution hereby rescinds Resolution No. 99-119-DSB, Resolution No. 99-120-DSB, and Resolution No. 99-121 dated June 23, 1999. BE IT FINALLY RESOLVED, that the Tribal Business Council hereby authorizes the Chairman and the Treasurer of the Tribe to execute loan documents with the above mentioned Tribal member, including a loan agreement, promissory note and such other instruments as may be necessary to complete the transaction authorized by this resolution, and further authorizes the Chairman and the Treasurer to release said loan funds to the Tribal member upon execution of all necessary documents by all parties. | 7/15/1999 | Y | Active |
  • 99-131-DSB | WHEREAS, The amount requested is $4,500.00, and proper collateral documentation is to be provided at a 8.25% APR; and  BE IT FINALLY RESOLVED, The Tribal Business Council of the Three Affiliated Tribes hereby authorizes Lana Turner, a loan for a sum of $4,500.00. | 7/15/1999 | Y | Active |
  • 99-132-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council hereby approves the following two year term appointments from June 1999 to November 2001.  NOW, THEREFORE BE IT FINALLY RESOLVED, The Chairman of the Tribal Business Council shall have the opportunity to participate and vote on each committee as an additional committee member when the Chairman can be present for each meeting. | 7/16/1999 | Y | Active |
  • 99-133-DSB | WHEREAS, Adele Phelan, an enrolled member and a senior at Mandaree School has been accepted to participate in the  Junior National Regional Championship Tournament as a member of the basketball team; and WHEREAS, The cost of the trip will be two thousand dollars; and BE IT FINALLY RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council does hereby commit $1,450.00 to assist her with expenses.  | 7/15/1999 | Y | Active |
  • 99-134-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council of the Three Affiliated Tribes hereby declares the reinstitution of the prior long-established policy maintained by predecessor Tribal governing bodies authorizing the respective governing body to appoint individuals from its own membership to positions on any Tribal board or commission established and functioning within the Fort Berthold Reservation. NOW THEREFORE, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council hereby rescinds Resolution No. 97-201-DSB in all respects, said rescission be effective immediately.  | 7/16/1999 | Y | Active |
  • 99-135-DSB | NONE    
  • 99-136-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE BE FT RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council does hereby appropriate to Mr. Bear and his individually-owned tribal business the following; $ 3.500.00 Development Grant and $1.000.00 Business Development Loan, such monies being appropriated from tribal revenues, subject to availability of funds and proof of the financial commitment and acquisition of outside resources. | 7/16/1999 | Y | Active |
  • 99-137-DSB | WHEREAS, Delvin D. Driver Sr., an enrolled member is requesting financial assistance in the form of a loan for expenses to build a new water well and stock tank and plant shelter belt trees; and WHEREAS, Mr. Driver has been working in conjunction with the Soil  conservation Office in Stanley, ND, to develop his homestead and the total amount that he has to finance is $5,000.00,; and BE IT FINALLY RESOLVED, The Tribal Business Council of the Three Affiliated Tribes hereby authorizes to be disbursed from available Tribal funds the amount of $5,000.00, to be repaid by a $75.00 bi-weekly wage assignment at an 8.4% APR, payback rate and an option to add calf-crop at borrower's option with securement by borrowers' IIM income or land title, with all necessary documents in place.  | 7/16/1999 | Y | Active |
  • 99-138-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, That the Three Affiliated Tribes Tribal Business Council does hereby authorize the release of tribal funds from the Small Loans Program in the amount of $5,000.00 to James Foote, Jr., pursuant to above conditions.  | 7/16/1999 | Y | Active |
  • 99-139-DSB | WHEREAS, Enrolled Member Cletus Packineau currently owns and operates an oil industry business on the Reservation, and is in need of financial assistance to improve his business and to contribute to the economic development of our Reservation.  NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council does hereby appropriate to Mr. Packineau and his individually-owned tribal business the following; $ 3.500.00 Development Grant, such monies being appropriated from tribal revenues, subject to availability of funds and proof of the financial commitment and acquisition of outside resources.  | 7/16/1999 | Y | Active |
  • 99-140-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Tribal Business Council hereby authorizes a loan to Richard E. Mayer, a Tribal member, in the amount of $2,500.00, payable in $150.00 installments for a period of 18 months at a simple interest rate of 8.75% per year, to be secured by Trailer Title as may be more specifically describe in the loan documents; and further, should such Tribal member be an employee of the Tribe, the member shall agree to repay the loan through a payroll deduction in equal amounts per pay period over the term of the loan; and NOW THEREFORE BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Tribal Business Council hereby authorizes the Chairman and the Treasurer of the Tribe to execute loan documents with the above mentioned Tribal member, including a loan agreement, promissory note and such other instruments as may be necessary to complete the transaction authorized by this resolution, and further authorizes the Chairman and the Treasurer to release said loan funds to the Tribal member upon execution of all necessary documents by all parties.  | 7/16/1999 | Y | Active |
  • 99-141-DSB | NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council of the Three Affiliated Tribes hereby authorizes a loan to Jeremy L. Young Wolf a Tribal member, in the amount of $2.500.00, payable in 18 installments for a period of 18 months or f 1.5 vearsi at a simple interest rate of 8.87 % per year, to be secured by trailer home title as may be more specifically described in the loan documents; and further, should such Tribal member be an employee of the Tribe, the member shall agree to repay the loan through a payroll deduction of $150.00/month or in equal amounts per pay period over the term of the loan; and NOW THEREFORE BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Tribal Business Council hereby authorizes the Chairman and Treasurer of the Tribe to execute loan documents with the above mentioned Tribal member, including a loan agreement, promissory note and such other instruments as may be necessary to complete the transaction authorized by this resolution, and further authorizes the Chairman and the Treasurer to release said loan funds to the Tribal member upon execution of all necessary documents by all parties.   | 7/15/1999 | Y | Active |
  • 99-142-DSB | WHEREAS, James Bear, an enrolled member, is requesting financial assistance in the form of a loan of $1,000.00, such loan to be repaid at an 8.7% APR and secured by a wage assignment of $50.00 per pay period initiated by Three Affiliated Tribes Tribal Finance and to remain effective until loan is paid in full. NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, That the Three Affiliated Tribes Tribal Business Council does hereby authorize the release of tribal funds from the Small Loans Program in the amount of $1,000.00 to James Bear, pursuant to above conditions.   | 7/16/1999 | Y | Active |
  • 99-143-DSB | WHEREAS, The Three Affiliated Tribes' Tribal Business Council concurs with the North Dakota Department of Transportation's decision to improve North Dakota Highway 23 from the Four Bears Memorial Bridge west approximately 2.3 miles, and WHEREAS, The improvements to North Dakota Highway 23 are important to sustain and enhance the economic, employment, recreational, and historical assets of Fort Berthold and the surrounding area, and NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, The Three Affiliated Tribes' Council does fully support the North Dakota Department of Transportation's request for Public Lands Highway program funds to improve North Dakota Highway 23.   | 7/16/1999 | Y | Active |
  • 99-144-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Tribal Business Council of the Three Affiliated Tribes hereby authorizes the Chairman or the Vice-Chairman of the Tribe to participate in such a class action lawsuit, to provide such information about the Three Affiliated Tribes and its relation to the USDA and other information the Tribe may have about discriminatory treatment of the Tribe or its members by the USDA and its agencies as may be necessary for the commencement and prosecution of the lawsuit and to execute such agreements as may be necessary to go forward with a class action lawsuit with the attorneys who handled the black class action lawsuit, including working with lead counsel being Alexander Fires of Washington, D.C., on the condition that no funds will be necessary to be advanced to the lawyers to prosecute the lawsuit at this time; and NOW, THEREFORE BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Tribal Chairman and those the designates are authorized to encourage individual Tribal members of the Three Affiliated Tribes to provide information and assistance to the attorneys who are looking at filing a class action against the USDA alleging discriminatory treatment of Indian tribes and Indian tribal members. | 7/16/1999 | Y | Active |
  • 99-145-DSB | NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, That the Three Affiliated Tribes Tribal Business Council hereby authorizes the Tribal Finance Travel Officer to purchase the requested airline tickets for $1,046.00 and directs Iva Gillies to reimbursement Three Affiliated Tribes pursuant to conditions above.  | 7/16/1999 | Y | Active |
  • 99-146-DSB | WHEREAS, Via Resolution Nos. 94-3 8-MW and 94-084-JJR, the Tribal Business Council adopted a Tribal Gaming Ordinance, Chapter 27 of the Codified Laws of the Three Affiliated Tribes, which was approved by the National Indian Gaming Commission (NIGC) on November 17, 1994 and March 8, 1995; and WHEREAS, The Tribal Gaming Ordinance, in Section 2.1, established a Tribal Gaming Commission composed of five (5) members, with one (1) alternate; and WHEREAS, The Tribal Business Council has determined that it wants a Tribal Gaming Commission composed of six (6) members, and by action of the Council taken on May 6, 1999 by Resolution No. 99-71-DSB, has appointed James Bear as the sixth member of the Tribal Gaming Commission; NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council of the Three Affiliated Tribes hereby amends Section 2 of the Tribal Gaming Ordinance of the Three Affiliated Tribes to read as follows:  | 7/16/1999 | Y | Active |
  • 99-147-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Tribal Business Council authorizes payment to Don Bruce in the amount of $15,000 as payment in full for consultant services Mr. Bruce provided to the Three Affiliated Tribes and members of the Tribal Business Council and further the Tribal Business Council authorizes payment to Thomas Fredericks in the amount of $20,000 as payment in full for consultant services Mr. Fredericks provided to the Tribe and members of the Tribal Business Council for the period of November 6, 1998 to February 11, 1999, it being understood that this payment represents the final and only payment to be made to Don Bruce and Thomas Fredericks for services rendered during the period stated. | 7/15/1999 | Y | Active |
  • 99-148-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that Tribal funds in the amount owed based on the Tribal Membership dues schedule in the NCAI By-laws, Article 111, Section (b), are authorized by the Tribal Business Council to be paid for continued membership in the NCAI; and, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that, based on the tribal citizenry of 9,100 persons, the Tribe shall have 180 votes, in accordance with Article 11, Section VI C of the NCAI Constitution and By-laws; and, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that, pursuant to Article V, Section 2 of the NCAI Constitution, the Tribal Business Council designates the following persons: Delegate: Tex Hall, Chairman Alternate: Mark Fox, Vice Chairman as Delegate and Alternate Delegate, and instructs them to become Individual Members in Good Standing in NCAI in order to fulfill their responsibilities as Official Delegates to the National Congress of American Indians Annual Session, Mid-Year Session and Executive Council Sessions; and NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT FINALLY RESOLVED that the Tribal Business Council hereby appoints Tex Hall, Chairman, as NCAI Delegate, and Mark Fox, Vice Chairman, as NCAI Alternate Delegate, each for a two-year term, beginning July 16, 1999 and ending July 16, 2001.  | 7/16/1999 | Y | Active |
  • 99-149-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council of the Three Affiliated Tribes hereby authorizes and directs the purchase by the Tribes from Darwin Williams of the following: Lot 17, Block 2, Brudevig's Second Addition, New Town City 1982 Colttw Mobile Home (V.I.N. 8772L&R) BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council hereby approves the combined purchase price for the above-identified lot and mobile home in the total/gross amount of Thirteen Thousand Dollars, offset by the amount of Two Thousand, Nine Hundred and Four Dollars ($2,904.00) as referenced hereinabove, yielding a net payment by the Tribes to Darwin Williams in the amount of Ten Thousand, Ninety-Six Dollars ($10,096.00). BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council hereby directs the Tribal Legal Department, on behalf of the Three Affiliated Tribes, to forthwith secure title to the above-described lot through the execution by Darwin Williams of a warranty deed and title to the above-described mobile home through the execution by Darwin Williams of the assignment of title set forth on his certificate of title to the mobile home.  BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council hereby authorizes and directs that payment be made to Darwin Williams in the amount of Ten Thousand, Ninety-Six Dollars ($10,096.00) upon securing title in the name of the Three Affiliated Tribes to both the lot and the mobile home described hereinabove.    | 7/15/1999 | Y | Active |
  • 99-150-DSB | BE IT FINALLY RESOLVED, The Three Affiliated Tribes Tribal Business Council hereby authorizes the new proposed site on Lots 1,2, & 3, which is a Rearrangement of Block 2, and titled Highland Village Subdivision to be the new proposed Food Distribution Warehouse project site and the Tribal Chairman and Treasurer to sign all documents and do all things necessary for an environmental, archaeological and soil test to be completed.  | 8/6/1999 | Y | Active |
  • 99-151-DSB | BE IT FINALLY RESOLVED, The Three Affiliated Tribes Tribal Business Council hereby submits and commits an application to the United States Department of Agriculture-Rural Development for a Guaranteed  Community Facility loan and or grant for a Food Distribution Warehouse necessary for improving the existing commodity food program and authorizes the Tribal Chairman, and Tribal Treasurer, to sign any and all documents and do all things necessary to execute the authorized administration of this Tribal project.  | 8/6/1999 | Y | Active |
  • 99-151-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, That the governing body of the Three Affiliated Tribes supports A grant in the amount of $1,000.00 which other persons have received for fire loss. | 7/15/1999 | Y | Active |
  • 99-152-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, The Tribal Business Council hereby formally approves such grant for the Summer 1999 Budget for the (6) College Interns for the amount of $25,920.00. BE, IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That $12,960.00 or 50% of such grant be reimbursed to the Tribal General Fund by the OJT/477 Program, subject to the availability of funds.  | 5/18/1999 | Y | Active |
  • 99-153-DSB | WHEREAS, Alfred C. Seaboy, an enrolled member, is invited to become part of a team sponsored by the Word Sports Exchange to participate in the "City to Surf' cross country race in Sidney Australia; and WHEREAS, The total cost of the trip is $2,240.00, and the family has been busy raising funds and is now asking for assistance from the Three Affiliated Tribes; and BE IT FINALLY RESOLVED, The Tribal Business Council of the Three Affiliated Tribes wishes to help this young athlete and hereby authorizes the release of  available Tribal funds as a grant in the amount of $1120.00.  | 7/16/1999 | Y | Active |
  • 99-154-DSB | WHEREAS, Edward C. Fox, an enrolled member is requesting financial assistance in the form of a loan for expenses to cover the cost of replacing the transmission in his van, and NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council of the Three Affiliated Tribes hereby authorizes to be disbursed from available Tribal funds the amount of $1,000.00 (with 8.7% interest rate) to be repaid by: a $75.00 bi-weekly wage assignment.  | 8/6/1999 | Y | Active |
  • 99-155-DSB | WHEREAS, It is the intent of the Three Affiliated Tribes Business Council to formally notify the Governor of North Dakota and the State Tax Commissioner that the Three Affiliated Tribes are interested in formal discussions between the two governments to discuss a tax agreement for the collection of Tribal taxes; NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council of the Three Affiliated Tribes, pursuant to its constitutional authority, hereby directs the Tribal Tax Department to prepare a letter to the Governor of the State of North Dakota, for the Chairman's signature, stating that the Three Affiliated Tribes are interested in formal discussions regarding the development of a tax collection agreement.  | 8/12/1999 | Y | Active |
  • 99-156-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Tribal Business Council of the Three Affiliated Tribes, acting on behalf of the members of the Three Affiliated Tribes as allowed by the Tribal Constitution and By-laws, hereby requests that the Office of Trust Funds Management transfer to the Tribe's account any and all funds from Docket Nos. 350-C/D, 350-F, 350-G and 350-G Reserve and the funds of any inflation reserve accounts related to the such Dockets or other accounts related to such Dockets other than the principal amount of such Dockets, that have not been subject to the most recent annual disbursement requests of the Tribe and that would otherwise be provided to Community First National Bank pursuant to Resolution No. 99-126-DSB and the Loan Agreement and NOW, THEREFORE, BE FT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Three Affiliated Tribes hereby pledges that such funds as are transferred to its General Fund account from the Docket accounts mentioned above will be expended by the Tribe for those purposes stated in the expenditure plan of the Tribe previously approved by the Secretary of the Interior pursuant to law. Assignment of Trust Income documents that accompany that resolution; and NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Tribal Business Council of the Three Affiliated Tribes hereby authorizes and directs the Chairman of the Three Affiliated Tribes, Tex G. Hall and the Treasurer thereof, Marcus Wells, Jr., to execute and deliver as soon as possible to the Office of Trust Funds Management or such other agency of the U.S. Government as may be necessary, those documents necessary to make an official request to transfer to the Tribe's General Account those Docket Funds contained in Dockets 350-C/D, 350-F, 350-G and 350-G Reserve, any inflation reserve account associated with such Dockets and any other fund associated with such Dockets other than the principal amount of such Dockets and that have not been subject to the most recent annual disbursement requests of the Tribe, less the amount that would otherwise be paid to community First National Bank pursuant to Resolution No. 99-126-DSB and the Loan Agreement and Assignment of Trust Income documents that accompany that resolution; and | 8/12/1999 | Y | Active |
  • 99-157-DSB | NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council of the Three Affiliated Tribes hereby, authorizes the outstanding payment of $8,798.46 to Kennedy and Coe, LLC for services according to the agreed-upon procedures as previously authorized; and FURTHER, BE IT RESOLVED, That the Tribal Chairman and Tribal Treasurer are hereby authorized and directed to implement the intent and terms of this resolution.  | 8/12/1999 | Y | Active |
  • 99-158-DSB | WHEREAS, Since the enactment of the Wake Fund Plan, the respective offices administering the Plan have implemented this intent as a matter of administrative policy; however, it is considered judgment of the Tribal Business Council that, in the interest of clarity and conclusiveness. Section IV A of the Wake Fund Plan should be amended at this time.   NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED. That the Tribal Business Council of the Three Affiliated Tribes hereby amends the second sentence of Section IV A of the Declaration of Policies and Plan of Operation for Tribal Wake and Burial Fund (as amended by Resolution #83-231-S) to read as follows;  "In the event of stillbirth occurring no sooner than the twentieth (20th) week of gestation or of other death prior to enrollment, the deceased person shall be eligible for a grant from these funds provided that he or she would otherwise be eligible for enrollment as a member of the Three Affiliated Tribes." BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That the amendment approved herein shall become effective immediately and shall be applied prospectively only |  N  |
  • 99-159-DSB | NOW THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, That the Three Affiliated Tribes, Tribal Business Council approves the purchase of land, exclusive of minerals, from Jacqueline Sturm, 301-U4632 for a cash consideration of $2,920.00, 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: Allot. #969 An undivided 11/162 interest within E1/2SE1/4 Section 34, T 149 N., R. 90 W., Fifth Principal Meridian, North Dakota, containing 80 acres, more or less, valued at $2,920.00.  | 8/19/1999 | Y | Active |
  • 99-160-DSB | NOW THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, That the Three Affiliated Tribes, Tribal Business Council approves the purchase of land, exclusive of minerals, from Barbara Miller, 301-U3803 for a cash consideration of $2,920.00, 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: Allot. #969 An undivided 11/162 interest within E1/2SE1/4 Section 34, T 149 N., R. 90 W., Fifth Principal Meridian, North Dakota, containing 80 acres, more or less, valued at $2,920.00.   | 8/19/1999 | Y | Active |
  • 99-161-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Tribal Business Council hereby amends Resolution No. 99-049-DSB and approves the financing of the purchase of point-of-sale equipment for 4 Bears Casino and Lodge in the amount of $187,812 for the total lease-purchase price with a monthly payment of $5,217; and NOW, THEREFORE BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that Resolution No. 99-049-DSB in all other respects shall remain  in effect. | 8/19/1999 | Y | Active |
  • 99-162-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council of the Three Affiliated Tribes hereby declares its intent to terminate Lease No. 94-TBL4-2019 between the Tribes and the "N.E. Segment Community", a photo static copy of which is attached hereto for reference.  BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council hereby approves the modifications of certain provisions set forth in the current Lease No. 94-TBL4-2019 for inclusion in the prospective new lease between the Three Affiliated Tribes and the Community Development Board & Corporation to be prepared by the Fort Berthold Agency, which modifications are set forth in the attached document titled "Modifications for New Lease." BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council hereby approves the attached Sublease Agreement between the Community Development Board & Corporation of Parshall, North Dakota, and Mandaree Enterprise Corporation. BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council hereby authorizes and directs the Chairman of the Council to execute, on behalf of the Three Affiliated Tribes, the attached Sublease Agreement, the above-referenced prospective new lease between the Tribes and the Community Development Board & Corporation, and any document that might be necessary to terminate the above-referenced current Lease No. 94-TBL4-2019.   | 8/19/1999 | Y | Active |
  • 99-163-DSB | WHEREAS, The Tribal Business Council has reaffirmed its intent to enter into a lease of Charging Eagle with the mobile homes included and to enter into a third-party concessionaire agreement with the Mossett family for the purpose of managing Charging Eagle on behalf of the Tribes; and WHEREAS, The Tribal Business Council has additionally determined that the Tribes should request that the Corps issue the prospective lease for the maximum term authorized by governing law, to-wit: a term of twenty-five (25) years;  NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council of the Three Affiliated Tribes hereby formally  requests that the US Army Corps of Engineers enter into a public park and recreation lease with the Three Affiliated Tribes for the Charging Eagle Bay Area, which lease would include mobile home management and a term of twenty-five (25) years.  | 8/19/1999 | Y | Active |
  • 99-164-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council of the Three Affiliated Tribes does hereby consent to, authorize and approve the issuance of the Three Affiliated Tribes Charter for Twin Buttes Custom Homes, Inc., a copy of which is attached hereto and incorporated herein by reference.  BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council of the Three Affiliated Tribes does hereby approve and authorize the execution of that certain Memorandum of Understanding, a copy of which is attached  hereto and incorporated herein by reference, by and between the Three Affiliated Tribes and the Twin Buttes Community Association, which sets forth the mutual agreement of the parties with respect to the joint development of Twin Buttes Custom Homes, Inc.BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That the Chairman and Treasurer of the Tribal Business Council are hereby authorized to execute said Memorandum of Understanding on behalf of the Three Affiliated Tribes. | 8/19/1999 | Y | Active |
  • 99-165-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-2000 Application including all understandings 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.  | 8/19/1999 | Y |  
  • 99-166-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE, The Mandan, Hidatsa and Arikara Tribal Business Council hereby RESOLVES TO continue the cooperative effort to properly train Infant and Toddler Child Care Givers and provide for the need of Trainers on Fort Berthold Reservation through the new grant proposal submitted to the Bush Foundation by the North Dakota Department of Health and Human Services for the years 2000 through 2002; and BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Tribal Chairman and Secretary be authorized and instructed to sign this resolution for and on behalf of the Three Affiliated Tribes of Fort Berthold Indian Reservation.   | 9-17-1999 | Y | | Active
  • 99-167-DSB | NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED: That the Three Affiliated Tribes agrees to locally administer the Sacred Child Project with all details and responsibilities of both parties to be spelled out and mutually agreed upon by both parties.  | 9-17-1999 | Y  | |
  • 99-168-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, The Three Affiliated Tribes' Tribal Business Council approved the purchase of land from: Laura L. White Owl, 301-U4562 For a cash consideration of $15,000.00 which is the Negotiated 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 land to the United States of America in trust for the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Indian Reservation, to wit: Allotment 551A-A, E1/2NE1/4NW1/4NW1/4 Section 33, T. 152 N., R. 94 W., containing 5.00 acres, more or less, valued at $15,000.00.  | 9-17-1999 | Y | Active |
  • 99-169-DSB | NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council duly officially approves the enrollment of the following 55 applicants | 9-17-1999 | Y | Active |
  • 99-170-DSB | WHEREAS, the former Aubols Ford Agency property is available for sale by the Lakeside State Bank under a closed bid process to be available in September 1999; and NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Tribal Business Council in support of tribal small business development hereby authorizes top priority to the ElboWoodsWorks Cooperative as the tenants of the property if the Tribe is the successful bidder and acquires this business property; and NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Fort  Berthold Family Independence Program is hereby authorized to work in close cooperation with the Natural Resource Department in the following areas (1) Initiate a financial bid proposal to assure that the best interests of the Tribe are protected; (2) Generate a Tribal revenue seed source for the bid;. (3) Underwrite the capital investment by Tribal revenue source in  behalf of the ElboWoodsWorks Cooperative. | 9-17-1999 | Y | Active |
  • 99-171-DSB | WHEREAS; The Three Affiliated Tribes will provide educational benefits and mileage to and from the reservation. With the mileage not to exceed $500.00. NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, The Three Affiliated Tribal Council and the Fort Berthold reservation will provide the benefits as designated in the EMS proposal. All benefits will be provided to a team of Emergency Medical Technicians who will be volunteering their services in conjunction with the afore mentioned benefits; and BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, In order to secure appropriate emergency medical service's for the tribal members of the reservation the Emergency Technicians will join with the New Town Ambulance Service; and FINALLY BE IT RESOLVED, The Three Affiliated Tribal Emergency Medical volunteers and the members of the New Town Ambulance Service will act as a professional team to enhance, oversee, and promote quality emergency medical services for the tribal members of the Fort Berthold Reservation.  | 9-17-1999 | Y | Active |
  • 99-172-DSB | WHEREAS, Pursuant to Chapter 18-2-4 (4) of the Game, Fish and Recreation Code of Laws, the Game and Fish Director will formulate and publish the respective proclamations annually, according to information gathered from census and studies. NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, The Tribal Business Council does empower the Game and Fish Division to enact and enforce the 1999-2000 Small Game and Furbearer, Pronghorn Antelope Gun, Deer Bow, and Deer Gun, And Elk Gun Season Proclamations as provided by the Chapter 18 Code of Laws of the Three Affiliated Tribes.  | 9-17-1999 | Y | Active |
  • 99-173-DSB | NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED. That the Three Affiliated Tribes commits to assist the Commission in their efforts to enhance the tribal fish and wildlife resources: and BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED. The Three Affiliated Tribes fully supports the efforts and activities of the Commission, and designates the tribal fish and wildlife director to said Commission. The designee will select an alternate: the alternate must be an employee of the fish and wildlife department.  | 9-17-1999 | Y | Active |
  • 99-174-DSB | 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 14 month term appointment, from September 1999 to November 2000, Mrs. Inez Baker, to represent the Four Bears Segment on the Fort Berthold Community College Board of Directors. With all the authorities, duties and responsibilities normally assigned to such position.  | 9-17-1999 | Y | Active |
  • 99-175-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, That, pursuant to its constitutional power and authority, the Tribal Business Council of the Three Affiliated Tribes hereby approve the amendments to the Bylaws of the Four Bears Community Development Corporation, a true and photo static copy of the amended Bylaws is attached hereto.  | 9-17-1999 | Y | Active |
  • 99-176-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council of the Three Affiliated Tribes hereby formally approves entry into the attached Agreement for Electric Service between McKenzie Electric Cooperative, Inc., Watford City, North Dakota, and The Three Affiliated Tribes, Mandaree Trailer Court. BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That it is understood that the approval of the Tribes' entry into the attached Agreement has been conditioned on the subsequent reimbursement to the Three Affiliated Tribes of the amount of $7,075.28 by the West Segment Development Corporation, once such entity begins to realize income from the management of the Mandaree Trailer Court, which amount represents the monies paid pursuant to the Agreement by the Tribes to McKenzie Electric Cooperative, Inc. for the installation of the primary electrical facilities up through the meter which will monitor the service provided to the Mandaree Trailer Court.   BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council hereby authorizes and directs the Chairman of the Council to execute duplicate copies of the attached Agreement for Electric Service on behalf of the Three Affiliated Tribes. | 9-17-1999 | Y | Active |
  • 99-177-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, The Three Affiliated Tribes' Council does approve of, the Four Bears Community's acceptance the maintenance responsibility of the lighting and the pedestrian walkway/bike path on the North Dakota Department of  transportation Project No. NH-7-023(020)044.   | 9-23-1999 | Y | Active |
  • 99-178-DSB | WHEREAS, The Tribal Business Council wishes to be a Booster Sponsor in the amount of $1,000.00 to the 24th Annual Indian National Finals to be held in Albuquerque, New Mexico on October 7-10, 1999; and in conjunction will sponsor a FSA lawsuit booth in the amount of $125.00 for lobbying initiatives; and BE IT FINALLY RESOLVED, The Three Affiliated Tribes Business Council hereby authorizes the release of available Tribal funds in the form of a grant in the amount of $1,125.00, to the Indian National Finals Rodeo, Inc., a non-profit organization.  | 9-23-1999 | Y | Active |
  • 99-179-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 Contract between the Three Affiliated Tribes and Thomas M. Disselhorst (a photo static 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.  | 9-23-1999 | Y | Active |
  • 99-180-DSB | WHEREAS, Nothing in the Compact contravenes any of the requirements for tribal-state gaming compacts as contained within 25 U.S.C. Section 2710; NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, That the Chairman of the Three Affiliated Tribes Tribal Business Council is  hereby authorized and empowered to execute the heretofore mentioned Tribal-state gaming compact on behalf the Three Affiliated Tribes and to present and deliver such executed Tribal-state gaming compact to the Governor of the State of North Dakota for his signature and to present and deliver such fully executed Tribal-state gaming compact to the Department of Interior for review and approval by the Secretary of Interior; and NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That the Chairman of the Three Affiliated Tribes Tribal Business Council is authorized and empowered to take such further action as may be necessary for approval of the Tribal-state gaming compact to be obtained.   | 9-23-1999 | Y | Active |
  • 99-181-DSB | WHEREAS, IN Control, Inc. was the successful bidder on the Municipal, Rural and Industrial Water Treatment Plants Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) System Request for Proposals at a cost of $217,000.00;  NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, That the  Tribal Business Council of the Three Affiliated Tribes hereby approves entry into the attached contract between the Three Affiliated Tribes and IN Control, Inc. and hereby authorizes and directs the Chairman of the Tribal Business Council to execute the contract on  behalf of the Three Affiliated Tribes.   | 9-23-1999 | Y | Active |
  • 99-182-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council hereby renews the membership of the Three Affiliated Tribes in the Northern Plains Intertribal Court of Appeals for FY 2000 (i.e., October 1, 1999 - September 30, 2000).  BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council hereby authorizes and directs payment to be made in the amount of One Thousand Dollars ($1,000.00) to the Northern Plains Intertribal Court of Appeals as and for membership dues for FY 2000.   | 9-23-1999 | Y | Active |
  • 99-183-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council of the Three Affiliated Tribes hereby represents that the Three Affiliated Tribes will actively participate in the implementation of the Stop Violence Against Indian Women Project administered by the Northern Plains Intertribal Court of Appeals and that such participation will be pursued through the Fort Berthold Coalition Against Domestic Violence and through additional appropriate agencies, programs and/or offices of the Three Affiliated Tribes.  | 9-23-1999 | Y | Active |
  • 99-184-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council of the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation elects to assume the responsibility of facility improvement and renovation to Federal Headquarters, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Fort Berthold Reservation, located in New Town, North Dakota, more specifically described as Project 93A05. FURTHER, BE IT RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council of the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation approves the assumption of the  responsibility to improve and renovate Fort Berthold Agency Headquarters, located in New Town, North Dakota, under contracting provisions of P. L. 93-638.  BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council of the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort  Berthold Reservation authorizes and approves applicability of a construction budget in the amount of $674,300.00 (not including contingency funds) for the Three Affiliated Tribes' undertaking of facility improvement and renovation Project No. 93 AOS.  BE IT FINALLY RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council of the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation authorizes the Chairman, or his duly authorized representative, to proceed, on behalf of the Three Affiliated Tribes, to execute all documents  included in the application for negotiation and ultimate perfection of the prospective P.L. 93-638 contract referenced herein, thereby facilitating completion of Project 93 AOS.   | 9-23-1999 | Y | Active |
  • 99-185-DSB | THEREFORE BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED; that the Tribal Business Council of the Three Affiliated Tribes, acting on behalf of the entire Tribe, hereby endorses Tex G. Hall for the position of President of the National Congress of American Indians and supports his efforts to become President of NCAI, knowing that the position requires tremendous dedication, energy, time and commitment of resources and that the position will mean that the Chairman will frequently be away from the Three Affiliated Tribes attending to issues of national importance to all Indian Nations; and NOW, THEREFORE BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Tribal Business Council of the Three Affiliated Tribes hereby encourages all Indian Nations to support the candidacy of Tex G. Hall for President of the National Congress of American Indians at the annual meeting of NCAI to be held October 3-8, 1999, and encourages all Indian Nations who are supporting Tex G. Hall for the position of President to be current in their dues to NCAI and to send a representative to  vote for the position of President at the upcoming annual meeting.  | 9-23-1999 | Y | Active |
  • 99-186-DSB | NONE    
  • 99-187-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Tribal Business Council hereby approves the Placement letter attached hereto, describing the duties and responsibilities of John G. Kinnard & Co. in relation to the $15,200,000 Loan and interim loan authorized by this Resolution; and NOW, THEREFORE BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the form, terms and provisions of the entire Loan agreement and related documents relating to the issuance of taxable and non-taxable bonds or promissory notes relating to the Loan contemplated by this Resolution shall be subject to final approval by the Tribal Business Council at or before the date of closing of the entire Loan; and NOW, THEREFORE BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Chairman of the Tribe and of the Council, Tex G. Hall, and the Treasurer thereof, Marcus Wells, Jr., be and hereby are, authorized and directed to execute those documents necessary to obtain the interim loan as described above in the amount of $3,000,000 that may be necessary to secure such loan, subject to the term and conditions as described , above and which shall include a limited waiver of sovereign immunity and consent to jurisdiction as described above, and further that the signatures of both of the above-named officers shall be sufficient to bind the Tribe; and NOW, THEREFORE BE IT  FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Tribal Business Council hereby authorizes and directs the Chairman and Treasurer of the Council to arrange for and enter into an Assignment of interest income derived from the Economic Recovery Fund created by the Equitable  Compensation Act, Title XXXV of P.L. 102-575, said assignment to allow John G. Kinnard & Co., or their successors or assigns, within 15 days of an event of default as defined and described in the Loan documents, access to the amount of the principal and maximum interest owing to them at the time of the event of default, with interest accumulated to the date of final payment of the funds to John G. Kinnard & Co. by the U.S. Government, and further, the Tribal Business Council authorizes and directs the Chairman and Treasurer of the Council to seek approval for such Assignment of the interest income derived from the Economic Recovery Fund from appropriate officials of the U.S. Department of Interior, and that the signature of both the above-named Tribal officers shall be  sufficient to bind the Tribe on the Assignment and on any other document associated with this Loan as may be described or mentioned herein; and NOW, THEREFORE BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Chairman and the Treasurer of the Tribe are hereby authorized and directed to take all such further actions as may be necessary to seek and obtain any additional required approval for this transaction from the Secretary of the Department of Interior and to execute and deliver any and all such supplemental documents as may be required to obtain such approval, which in their sole judgment be necessary, proper or advisable in order to obtain such approval; and NOW, THEREFORE BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the obligations incurred by the Tribe in the Loan documents as may be prepared both for the entire Loan of $15,200,000 plus costs and the interim loan of $3,000,000 are general obligations of the Tribe, secured as stated above and in accordance with the attached Term Sheet and as will be stated more fully in the Loan documents.   | 10-15-1999 | Y | Active |
  • 99-188-DSB | WHEREAS, The Tribal Business Council has heretofore adopted Resolution No. 99-22-DSB, on the 11th day of March, 1999, wherein the Council determined it necessary and advisable that the Three Affiliated Tribes proceed with the issuance of Industrial Development Revenue Bonds in an aggregate principal amount not to exceed $5,000,000 pursuant to the applicable provisions of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended (the "Code"), for the purpose of defraying the cost of acquiring, constructing, improving, and equipping the manufacturing facilities specifically described herein below; NOW, THEREFORE BE FT RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council of the Three Affiliated Tribes hereby provides as follows;  | 10-15-1999 | Y | Amended by 99-218-DSB on 11-11-1999. |
  • 99-189-DSB | NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that KENDALL WRYE LIT000E 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.   | 10-15-1999 | Y | Active |
  • 99-190-DSB | NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that THOMAS BIRD JR., is hereby relinquished from the official membership roll of the Three Affiliated Tribes. BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe is to be advised of this action by a copy of this approved Resolution.   | 10-15-1999 | Y | Active |
  • 99-191-DSB | NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that BENJAMIN BLAKE JR. 301-U9429 is hereby relinquished from the official membership roll of the Three Affiliated Tribes.  BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That the Mile Lacs Band of Chippewa is to be advised of this action by a copy of this approved Resolution.   | 10-15-1999 | Y | Active |
  • 99-192-DSB | NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that MAXWELL BLAKE 301-U9430 is hereby relinquished from the official membership roll of the Three Affiliated Tribes.  BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That the Mile Lacs Band of Chippewa is to be advised of this action by a copy of this approved Resolution.   | 10-15-1999 | Y | Active |
  • 99-193-DSB | NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that ROCHELLE BLAKE 301-U7340 is hereby relinquished from the official membership roll of the Three Affiliated Tribes. BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That the Mile Lacs Band of Chippewa is to be advised of this action by a copy of this approved Resolution.  | 10-15-1999 | Y | Active |
  • 99-194-DSB | NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that SHAWN S. BOLMAN 301-U3889 is hereby relinquished from the membership roll of the Three Affiliated Tribes. BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That the Lower Brule Sioux Tribe is to be advised of this action by a copy of this approved Resolution.  | 10-15-1999 | Y | Active |
  • 99-195-DSBNOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that CURTIS OLSON JR., is hereby relinquished from the official membership roll of the Three Affiliated Tribes.  BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That the Menominee Indian Tribe is to be advised of this action by a copy of this approved Resolution.   | 10-15-1999 | Y | Active |
  • 99-196-DSB | NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that SEAN PAUL CROWS HEART 301U-9675 hereby relinquished from the membership roll of the Three Affiliated Tribes. BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That the Shoshone Bannock advised of this action by a copy of Resolution.  | 10-15-1999 | Y | Active |
  • 99-197-DSB | NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that SAVANNAH SORENSON, is hereby relinquished from the official membership roll of the Three Affiliated Tribes. BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe is to be advised of this action by a copy of this  approved Resolution. | 10-15-1999 | Y | Active |
  • 99-198-DSB | NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that BENJAMIN LOVAN III, 301-U8131 is hereby relinquished from the official membership roll of the Three Affiliated Tribes. BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That the Assiniboine Sioux Tribe is to be advised of this action by a copy of this approved Resolution. | 10-15-1999 | Y | Active |
  • 99-199-DSB | NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that NATHAN M. IRWIN 301-U8209 is hereby relinquished from the membership roll of the Three Affiliated Tribes. BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That the Fallon Paiute-Shoshone Tribe of Nevada, is to be advised of this action by a copy of this approved Resolution. | 10-15-1999 | Y | Active |
  • 99-200-DSB | NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that MORAN THINKA JR., is hereby relinquished from the official membership roll of the Three Affiliated Tribes. BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That the Yavapai-APACHE Tribe of Camp Verde, Arizona be advised of this action by a copy of this approved Resolution.   | 10-15-1999 | Y | Active |
  • 99-201-DSB | NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that ANNA RITA BELL, is hereby relinquished from the official membership roll of the Three Affiliated Tribes. BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That the Northern Arapahoe Tribe is to be advised of this action by a copy of this approved Resolution. | 10-15-1999 | Y | Active |
  • 99-202-DSB | WHEREAS, relief is available in the form of Federally subsidized flood insurance as authorized by the National Flood Insurance Act of 1968; and WHEREAS, it is the intent of this Tribal Business Council to require the recognition and evaluation of floods, mudslide  (i.e., mudflow), or flood related erosion hazards in all official actions relating to land use in areas having these hazards; and WHEREAS, the Tribal Business Council has the legal authority to adopt land use and control measures to reduce future flood losses pursuant   | 10-15-1999 | Y | Active |
  • 99-203-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council of the Three Affiliated Tribes hereby formally enacts the attached statutory provisions titled "Flood Damage Prevention Ordinance" and designates said provisions as Chapter 6 of Title VIII of the  Fort Berthold Tribal Code.  BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That the attached statutory provisions titled "Flood Damage Prevention Ordinance" 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.   | 10-15-1999 | Y | Active |
  • 99-204-DSB | WHEREAS, The Community Board would like to continue the data entry/information technology project with Mandaree Enterprise Corporation in order to create Jobs for the Northeast Segment residents.  NOW, THEREFORE BE FT RESOLVED, that the Three Affiliated Tribes Tribal Business Council hereby approves $2,200 for repair and renovation of the Tribally-owned facility referenced above in the Sublease Agreement between Northeast Segment Community Development Board and Mandaree Enterprise Corporation. | 10-15-1999 | Y | Active |
  • 99-205-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council hereby authorizes and directs entry by the Three Affiliated Tribes into a consultant agreement with Edward H. Hall to organize an office and to further study the organization of the Public Works Department, and make recommendations to the Business Council for the programs to be included and funding sources. BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council hereby authorizes and directs that the following terms and conditions, among others, be incorporated in the prospective consultant agreement:  | 10-15-1999 | Y | Amended by 99-237-JPH on 12-2-1999. |
  • 99-206-DSB | NONE    
  • 99-207-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Tribal Business Council hereby authorizes a loan to Rick Little Swallow, a Tribal member, in the amount of $1,000.00, payable in full upon his land sale to the Three Affiliated Tribes at a simple interest rate of 8.75% per  year, to be secured by a signed deed as may be more specifically describe in the loan documents; and further, should such Tribal member be an employee of the Tribe, the member shall agree to repay the loan through a payroll deduction in equal amounts per pay period over the term of the loan; and NOW THEREFORE BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Tribal Business Council hereby authorizes the Chairman and the Treasurer of the Tribe to execute loan documents with the above mentioned Tribal member, including a loan agreement, promissory note and such other instruments as may be necessary to complete the transaction authorized by this resolution, and further authorizes the Chairman and the Treasurer to release said loan funds to the Tribal member upon execution of all necessary documents by all parties.  | 10-15-1999 | Y | Active |
  • 99-208-DSB | NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Tribal Business Council of the Three Affiliated Tribes hereby approves a grant for the Golden Gloves Boxing Club, Virgil Chase, Coach/Manager, for an amount not to exceed $2,000.00, subject to availability of funds.  | 10-15-1999 | Y | Active |
  • 99-209-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 I, Section 1, of the Bylaws of the Three Affiliated Tribes, hereby acknowledges, supports and approves the organization and establishment of a Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy (CEDS) Committee, which shall be involved in developing a tribal planning model. BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council hereby authorizes and directs the Tribal Programs Analyst and the Comprehensive Management Assistance Office to proceed with the plans for this committee, which shall include representatives from the Tribal Business Council, along with representatives from all tribal entities and others who have expressed an interest and desire in planning for a new millennium.  BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That the members of the CEDS Committee shall prepare and submit for Tribal Business Council review and approval, a mission and vision statement and shall identify goals which reflect community input and provide a framework for public and tribal decision making and serve as the basis for the formulation of an action plan.  | 10-15-1999 | Y | Active |
  • 99-210-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE BE FT RESOLVED, That the Three Affiliated Tribes Tribal Business Council does hereby support the mission of Parshall Resource Center, and additionally advocates for securing a Grants Search/Grants Writer in its' strive for self sufficiency; and BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That the Three Affiliated Tribes Tribal Business Council approves an monthly expenditure of $6,250.00 from Tribal General Fund for three (3) months, beginning July 1,1999 and ending September 30,1999; and BE IT FINALLY RESOLVED, That the Three Affiliated Tribes Tribal Business Council approves a $5,000.00 expenditure from Tribal General Fund for the purpose of retaining a Grants Search/Grants Writer to assist in procuring additional funding for its' operational costs.  v6-3-1999 | Y | Active |
  • 99-211-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council of the Three Affiliated Tribes hereby approves entry by the Tribes into the attached Purchase Agreed between the Three Affiliated Tribes and Lakeside State Bank, wherein the Tribes agree to purchase from the Bank the three (3) above-described commercial tracts located within the City of New Town for the total purchase price in the amount of Three Hundred Twenty-Five Thousand Dollars ($325,000.00). BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council here by authorizes and directs that (1) the Chairman and the Treasurer of the Council execute the Purchase Agreement on behalf of the Three Affiliated Tribes, (2) any and all additional documents necessary to consummate the purchase of the  properties at issue be executed by the Chairman and/or the Treasurer of the Council, as appropriate, and (3) the Chairman and the Treasurer" of the Council identify and secure appropriate funding for payment of the balance of the purchase price due and owing, to-wit: Two Hundred Ninety-Two Thousand Five Hundred Dollars ($292,500.00).  | 11-3-1999 | Y | Active |
  • 99-212-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council of the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation elects to perform all contractible functions related to the Mandaree Streets Projects, including, but not limited to, final design and specifications required in connection with the Projects. BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council of the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation, authorizes the Chairman or his duly authorized representative to negotiate the provisions of the prospective Public Law 93-638 contract for completion of the Mandaree Streets Projects, including, but not limited to, work entailed in the preparation of final design and specifications.  | 11-3-1999 | Y | Active |
  • 99-213-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Tribal Business Council hereby authorizes a loan to Connie Fox, a Tribal member, in the amount of $2,500.00, payable in monthly installments of $50.00 per month at a 8.25%APR, and to be secured by any assignable income may be more specifically described in the loan documents, and should such Tribal member be an employee of the Tribe, the member shall agree to repay the loan through a payroll deduction in equal amounts per pay period over the term of the loan; and BE IT FINALLY  RESOLVED, that the Tribal Business Council hereby authorizes the Chairman and the Treasurer of the Tribe to execute loan documents with the above mentioned Tribal member, including a loan agreement, promissory note and such other instruments as may be  necessary to complete the transaction authorized by this resolution, and further authorizes the Chairman and the Treasurer to release said loan funds to the Tribal member upon execution of all necessary documents by all parties.  | 11-3-1999 | Y | Active |
  • 99-214-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, That the Three Affiliated Tribes Tribal Business Council hereby authorizes and appropriates a moving expenses grant to Myron A. Foote in the amount of $1,500.00, such monies to be allocated from tribal funds, subject to the availability of funds.  | 11-3-1999 | Y | Active |
  • 99-215-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Three Affiliated Tribes Tribal Business Council hereby provides its continued commitment to KKE Architects, Inc., and employs and contracts with KKE to complete all architectural work necessary to fulfill the planning and  development of the Fort Berthold Justice Center and all necessary related work. 11-3-1999 | Y | Active |
  • 99-216-DSB | WHEREAS, The Deadgrass Society of White Shield is a recognized Traditional Organization of the Fort Berthold Indian Reservation, and WHEREAS, The Three Affiliated Tribes grant money to the Traditional Organization, and WHEREAS, The Deadgrass Society of White Shield is requesting their money, for the Veteran's Day Celebration on November 11, 1999, in the amount of $2,000.00.   | 11-3-1999 | Y | Active |
  • 99-217-DSB | WHEREAS, Miller & Schroeder Investments Corporation has agreed to lend to the Three Affiliated Tribes the principal amount of $624,000.00 in order to temporarily finance costs associated with (a) the acquisition, construction, equipping and improving of a manufacturing facility to be used to manufacture and process custom designed homes, (b) the acquisition, construction, equipping and improving of a manufacturing facility to be used to manufacture and process custom countertops for custom designed homes, (c) the funding of capitalized interest and (d) costs of issuance of the Note evidencing the loan;  | 11-3-1999 | Y | Active |
  • 99-218-DSB | WHEREAS, upon the advice and recommendation of Miller & Schroeder Financial, Inc. and in order to proceed with the issuance, sale and delivery of the Bonds, the Tribal Business Council finds and determines that it is necessary to amend Resolution #99-188-DSB to clarify the security for the Bonds and to increase the principal amount of Bonds;  | 11-11-1999 | Y | Active |
  • 99-219-DSB | WHEREAS, Miller & Schroeder Investments Corporation has agreed to lend to the Three Affiliated Tribes the principal amount of $3,067,000 in order to provide interim financing for the operation of the government of the Three Affiliated Tribes and various Tribal programs;  | 11-16-1999 | Y | Active |
  • 99-220-DSB | NOW THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, That the Three Affiliated Tribes, Tribal Business Council approves the exchange of lands described below. Exclusive of minerals, held in trust by the United States of America for the Three Affiliated Tribes and lands held in trust by the United States of America for Carol Newman, 301-UI5I6, 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 exchange lands for which title is to be transferred to the Tribe and Carol Newman, under the terms and conditions as stated below: Carol Newman 2087-A SW1/4NE1/4 Section 25, Township 149 North, Range 94 West,  containing 40.00 acres, valued at $3,600.00 Tribal Land 690A-B 8 acres within the SW1/4SE1/4NW1/4 lying south of the BIA Route 12 Right-of-way fence line, NW1/4NE1/4SW1/4, NE1/4NW1/4SW1/4, SE1/4SWl/4NWl/4,El/2NEl/4SWl/4SWl/4NWl/4, E1/2W1/2NE1/4SW1/4 SW1/4NW1/4 Section 16, Township 149 North, Range 93 West, containing 39.875 acres, valued at $3,550.00   | 6-10-1999 | Y | Active |
  • 99-221-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE BE FT RESOLVED, That the Three Affiliated Tribes Tribal Business Council hereby authorizes and appropriates tribal equipment and financial assistance to the sewer repair project at the tribally-owned facility which houses the Parshall Data Center; and BE FT FINALLY RESOLVED, That the necessary financial assistance appropriated from tribal funds is not  to exceed $2,500, subject to the availability of such funds. | 11-23-1999 | Y | Active |
  • 99-222-DSB | WHEREAS, Miller & Schroeder Investments Corporation has agreed to lend to the Three Affiliated Tribes the principal amount of $15,200,000 in order to provide funding for the expansion of the 4 Bears Casino and Lodge and to retire certain interim financing in the amount of $3,000,000 obtained from Miller & Schroeder previously for the operation of the government and programs of the Three Affiliated Tribes;  | 11-23-1999 | Y | Active |
  • 99-223-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, That the Three Affiliated Tribes, acting through its duly elected Tribal Business Council, hereby appoints Tex G. Hall, the Chairman of the Tribe, as the official delegate to the Board of Directors of the Native American Economic Development Company, LLC, (NAEDC) and hereby appoints Mark N. Fox, Vice-Chairman of the Tribe, as the alternate, and further authorizes any Council member who is available to attend the meetings of the NAEDC to be an alternate to the Board, should either of the two designated representatives be unable to attend; and NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council hereby authorizes the Treasurer and the Chairman to make an expenditure in the amount of $90,000, to be paid in two  separate installments of $35,000 and $55,000 not later than December 22, 1999, to the NAEDC as initial capital, with the initial contribution of $35,000 being needed to secure a seat on the Board of Directors at its next meeting, now scheduled for November 29-30,  1999 in Denver, Colorado, said amount being the same as is required for other Tribes to be members of the Board of Directors of the NAEDC; and NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Tribal Business Council hereby pledges to make in a timely  manner a final decision concerning commitment of the necessary capital contribution of $1,000,000 for permanent membership on the Board of Directors of the eventual bank holding company that will own and operate the Native American National Bank, subject  also to the necessary capital and pledges of capital being obtained from other sources so as to allow the Native American National Bank to begin operations. | 11-23-1999 | Y | Active |
  • 99-224-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Tribal Business Council of the Three Affiliated Tribes hereby approves a Consultant Agreement with Carol Brook for the purposes of researching, development or a script or story line, and obtaining financing for a documentary film relating to the Lewis and Clark Expedition and the relationship of the Three Affiliated Tribes to the Expedition, such Consultant Agreement to be in place for a term of one year, at the rate of $3,000 per month salary, plus necessary expenses in the  amount of approximately $1,250 per month as outlined in the Consultant Agreement, up to a maximum amount of $15,000 in the year period of the Consultant Agreement, with the possibility of renewing and renegotiating the contract upon the expiration of the  one year period; and NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that it is understood and it is the intention of this Resolution and the attached Consultant Agreement that all original and copies of film, whether still or motion picture; videotape, or pictures or  moving pictures in any format, electronic, magnetic or otherwise; ideas; stories; scripts; drawings; tape recordings; music or other materials of any kind developed by Carol Brook for the benefit of the Three Affiliated Tribes pursuant to this Consultant Agreement shall remain the property of the Three Affiliated Tribes and that no offer or contract for additional remuneration other than as stated in the Consultant Agreement is being made or offered to Carol Brook at this time; and NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT FURTHER  RESOLVED, that Carol Brook shall report on not less than a monthly basis to the Chairman of the Three Affiliated Tribes the progress she is making towards securing financing for the development of a documentary as outlined above and the progress she is making towards development of a script or story line concerning the documentary. | 11-23-1999 | Y | Rescinded by 00-168-DSB on 5/11/2000 |
  • 99-225-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE BE FT RESOLVED, That the Three Affiliated Tribes Tribal Business Council does hereby support the mission of the Parshall Resource Center and pledges to assist the organization by coordinating with the appropriate and necessary agencies to deliver enhanced continuum of care; and BE IT FINALLY RESOLVED, That the Three Affiliated Tribes Tribal Business Council approves an monthly expenditure of $6,250.00 from Tribal General Fund, not to exceed 90 days, beginning December 1,1999 and ending February 28, 2000 | 11-23-1999 | Y | Active |
  • 99-226-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, The Three Affiliated Tribes Tribal Business Council has reviewed the Three Affiliated Tribes/Indian Health Services Lease Rental Space Agreement option and has deemed it necessary to authorize and approve said agreement option in the best interest of the members of the Three Affiliated Tribes. NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, The Three Affiliated Tribes Tribal Business Council hereby authorizes and approves said lease agreement option, with the lease rental fee per square foot to be negotiated upon appraisal and assessment of usage, space, and other factors by the Indian Health Services, and for the purposes of providing qualified and skilled staff and access care for illness and/or preventive care services to the White Shield/East Segment | 11-23-1999 | Y | Active |
  • 99-227-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE BE FT RESOLVED, that the Three Affiliated Tribes Tribal Business Council hereby appoints Jill Gillette to the positron of White Shield/East Segment Gaming Enterprise Board member to serve out Eugene Voigt's term; this appointment is effective November 22, 1999. | 11-23-1999 | Y | Active |
  • 99-228-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, the Tribal Business Council of the Three Affiliated Tribes hereby authorizes the Twin Buttes, Mandaree and White Shield School Boards to Recontract the Facilities Management function of the Bureau of Indian Affairs for the Twin Buttes, Mandaree and White Shield non-educational facilities Subject to Public Law 93-638 As Amended under" mature Contract status", and that this resolution shall remain in force until rescinded by the Tribal Business Council. | 11-23-1999 | Y | Active |
  • 99-229-DSB | NOW THEREFORE BE FT RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council authorizes an emergency medical grant in the amount of $1000 to assist in defraying medical expenses associated with his recent hospitalization. | 11-23-1999 | Y | Active |
  • 99-230-DSB | HOW, THEREFORE, BE II RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council of the Three Affiliated Tribes hereby approves entry into IT Lease-Purchase Agreement between the Three Affiliated Tribes and Government Capital Corporation.  BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council hereby authorizes and directs the Chairman of the Tribal Business Council to execute the Municipal Lease-Purchase Agreement with Government Capital Corporation, in addition to all other documents related to this transaction, on behalf of the Three Affiliated Tribes. BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council of the Three Affiliated Tribes hereby grants a limited waiver of immunity from suit in the event that the Tribes default under the Agreement and any money damages awarded or adjudged against the Tribes shall be limited to amount of the Tribes' obligation under the Agreement. BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council of the Three Affiliated Tribes hereby designates the attached Municipal Lease-Purchase Agreement between the Three Affiliated Tribes and Government Capital Corporation as a "qualified tax exempt obligation" for the purposes of Section 265(b)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended | 11-23-1999 | Y | Active |
  • 99-231-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, That the Chairman or Vice Chairman, along with the Treasurer 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 execute the attached Purchase Agreement of the 12 gaming machines; and THEREFORE BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That the Tribe expressly consents to an irrevocable limited waiver of sovereign immunity as to any actions or arbitration from any dispute arising under said Agreement with Hanson Distributing Company, it being understood that any disputes relating to said Agreement will be heard first in Tribal Court pursuant to the terms of the Agreement, and it being understood that such waiver is in the best interests of the Tribe and its members; and THEREFORE BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That the Chairman or Vice Chairman and the Treasurer of the Tribal Business Council of the Tribe be, and hereby are authorized and directed to take such other action necessary, required, and appropriate to carry out the purposes of this Resolution; and THEREFORE BE IT FINALLY RESOLVED, That the Tribal Chairman or Vice Chairman and the Tribal Treasurer of the Tribal Business 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 VI, Sections 3, 5(a) and 5(c), and the Tribal Gaming Ordinance, Section 3.4, enacted October 14, 1992, as amended. | 12-2-1999 | Y | Active |
  • 99-232-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Tribal Business Council hereby authorizes a loan to Bernard A. Fox, a Tribal member, in the amount of $4,000.00 payable by monthly installments pf $126.73 for a period of 36 months, until paid in full at a simple interest rate of 8.75% per year; and NOW THEREFORE BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Tribal Business Council hereby authorizes Four Bears Casino & Lodge Board of Directors to execute loan documents with the above mentioned Tribal member, including a loan agreement, promissory note and such other instruments as may be necessary to complete the transaction authorized by this resolution, and further authorizes the release said loan funds to the Tribal member upon execution of all necessary documents by all parties. | 12-2-1999 | Y | Active |
  • 99-233-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council of the Three Affiliated Tribes, pursuant to its Constitutional power and authority, hereby grants a charter to the enterprise to be known as the Fort Berthold Relending Cooperative (a photostatic copy of which charter is attached hereto). | 12-2-1999 | Y | Active |
  • 99-234-JPH | NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Tribal Business Council hereby resolves to submit the attached proposal for expenditure of a portion of the interest funds derived from the investment of the Economic Recovery Fund created by the Act, in the amount of $14 million, for approval as soon as possible by the U.S. Secretary of Interior, or to his duly authorized representative; and NOW, THEREFORE BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Tribal Business Council hereby authorizes the Chairman and the Treasurer of the Tribe to execute any and all documents and to take any and all actions necessary to allow the attached proposal for the expenditure of interest funds derived from the investment of the Economic Recovery Fund created by the Act, in the amount of $14 million, to be approved by the Secretary of the Department of Interior as soon as possible, and NOW, THEREFORE BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Tribal Business Council hereby determines that all uses of the funds as outlined in the attached proposal are within the normal understanding of the uses of the funds as authorized in the Act; and NOW, THEREFORE BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Tribal Business Council hereby reserves the right to amend, by a duly enacted Resolution, the attached proposal for the expenditure of interest funds derived from the investment of the Economic Recovery Fund created by the Act, with the understanding that such amended proposal must be submitted for approval to Secretary of the Department of Interior; and NOW, THEREFORE BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Tribal Business Council hereby determines that pursuant to the Tribal Constitution and Tribal law, it shall, within 120 days of from enactment of this resolution, submit to a referendum vote of the members of the Three Affiliated Tribes a plan for expenditure of such funds that remain available for distribution to the Tribe from the interest funds derived from the Act that have not otherwise been designated for expenditure pursuant to this resolution or that have not otherwise been set aside or expended pursuant to previous resolutions | 12-2-1999 | Y | Active |
  • 99-235-JPH | NONE    
  • 99-236-JPH | NONE    
  • 99-237-JPH | NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council of the Three Affiliated Tribes hereby amends the final two (2) clauses of Resolution #99-205-DSB to read as follows: "NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council hereby authorizes and directs entry by the Three Affiliated Tribes into a consultant agreement with Edward K Hall to organize an office and to further study the organization of the Public Works Department, to make recommendations to the Business Council for the programs to be included and funding sources, and to assume the position of the Tribal Highway Engineer in accordance with Section 2.01 of the Three Affiliated Tribes Highway Ordinance. BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council hereby authorize and directs that the following terms and conditions, among others, be incorporated in the prospective consultant agreement:  (a) a term of twelve (12) months; (b) a consultant fee in the amount of Thirty-Five Dollars ($35.00) per hour of services actually performed under the agreement; (c) reasonable and necessary expenses actually incurred in the course of performance of services under the agreement to be paid out of Tribal funded; and (d) a total amount of consultant fees paid under the agreement not to exceed Fifty-five Thousand Dollars ($55,000.00). | 12-2-1999 | Y | Active |
  • 99-238-JPH | NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Tribal Business Council hereby authorizes a loan to Harry Sitting Bear, a Tribal member, in the amount of $2,500.00, payable in installments for a period of 24 months at a simple interest rate of 8.75% per year, to be secured by Wage Assignment as may be more specifically described in the loan documents; and further, should such Tribal member be an employee of the Tribe, the member shall agree to repay the loan through a payroll deduction in equal amounts per pay period over the term of the loan; and NOW THEREFORE BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Tribal Business Council hereby authorizes the Chairman and the Treasurer of the Tribe to execute loan documents with the above mentioned Tribal member, including a loan agreement, promissory note and such other instruments as may be necessary to complete the transaction authorized by this resolution, and further authorizes the Chairman and the Treasurer to release said loan funds to the Tribal member upon execution of all necessary documents by all parties | 12-2-1999 | Y | Active |
  • 99-239-JPH | NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council of the Three Affiliated Tribes hereby approves the FY 2000 Tribal health insurance plan premium rates of $ 253.30 for Single Coverage, $ 459.70 for Single Plus Dependent Coverage, and $ 655.10 for Family Coverage. BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That the payment of the respective health insurance premiums shall be allocated as follows: 1. Tribal Business Council members shall have 100% of their respective premium, whether for Single, Single Plus Dependent, or Family Coverage, paid out of the Tribal General Fund and Indirect Cost budgets. 2. Employees with Single Coverage shall have 100% of their respective premium paid out of their respective program budget(s) and/or the Tribal budget. 3. Employees with Single Plus Dependent Coverage shall have 70% of their respective premium paid out of their respective program budget(s) and/or the Tribal budget and shall have the remaining 30% of their respective premium deducted from their paychecks in equal installments.  4. Employees with Family Coverage, whose respective spouses are not also employed by the Tribes, shall have 70% of their respective premium paid out of their respective program budget(s) and/or the Tribal budget and shall have the remaining 30% of the respective premium deducted from their paychecks in equal installments. 5. Employees with Family Coverage, whose respective spouses are also employed by the Tribes, shall each have the amount of the Single Coverage premium paid out of their respective program budget(s) and/or Tribal budget and shall each have one-half (V2) of the remaining amount of the Family Coverage premium (after the total Family premium has been reduced by the two Single Coverage premiums combined) deducted from their respective paychecks in equal installments. BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That the above-identified health insurance premium rates and payment allocations shall be effective January 1, 2000 | 12-3-1999 | | Y | Active |
  • 99-240-JPH | 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-2000 Tribal Operations, and; BE IT FINALLY RESOLVED, That the Tribal Chairman and Tribal Treasurer can disburse funds as authorized by the Plan; and further, that this draw will be for earnings posted per the 09-30-99 Detail of Trust Funds Summary Report.  | 12-2-1999 | Y | Active |
  • 99-241-JPH | NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Tribal Business Council of the Three Affiliated Tribes hereby supports and recommends the appointment of Amy Mossett to the National Lewis and Clark Bicentennial Council; and.  BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Tribal Business Council agrees to cover the cost travel for Amy Mossett, who if appointed, is required to attend three annual meetings of the Board which are held at various locations throughout the country | 12-3-1999 | Y | Active |
  • 99-242-JPH | BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, This transaction will be completed on availability of funds. NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, The Three Affiliated Tribes' Tribal Business Council approved the purchase of lands described below exclusive of minerals, from; Louis Smith, 301-U6362 For a cash consideration of $3,946.00 which is the Fair Market Value received from the Bureau of Indian Affairs, 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 lands to the United States of America in trust for the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Indian Reservation, to wit: Allotment No. 146, an undivided 1/100 interest within W1/2W1/2 Section 32, T. 149 N., R. 94 W., containing 160.00 acres, more or less, valued at $259.00 Allotment No. 1583, an undivided 1/7 interest within NW1/4SE1/4 Section 29, T. 149 N., R. 94 W., containing 40.00 acres, more or less, valued at $925.00 Allotment No. 2257-A, an undivided 1/5 interest within SW1/4SW1/4, NE1/4SW1/4 Section 29, T. 149 N., R. 94 W., containing 80.00 acres, more or less, valued at $2,589.0  Allotment No. 296A, an undivided 1/270 interest within SW1/4SE1/4, S1/2SE1/4SW1/4, W1/2SE1/4SE1/4 Section 15; N1/2NW1/4NE1/4, N1/2NW1/4 Section 22, T. 150 N., R.' 93 W., containing 180.00 acres, more or less, valued at $108.00 Allotment No. 653A, an undivided 1/300 interest within N1/2SE1/4NE1/4, SE1/4SE1/4NE1/4, N1/2NE1/4NW1/4, N1/2NW1/4NE1/4, SE1/4NW1/4NE1/4, NE1/4NE1/4 Section 11, T. 149 N., R. 92 W., containing 120.00 acres, more or less, valued at $65.0 | 12-3-1999 | Y | Active |
  • 99-243-JPH | NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, The Three Affiliated Tribes' Tribal Business Council approved the purchase of land, exclusive of minerals from:  Bessie Weils, 301-U5628  For a cash consideration of $20,800.00 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 lands to the United States of America in trust for the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Indian Reservation, to wit:  Allot. #1880-ANEl/4SWl/4,NEl/4SEl/4SWl/4,SEl/4 Section 32, T150N., R93W., Fifth Principal Meridian, North Dakota, containing 210.00 acres, more or less, valued at $20,800.00. | 12-3-1999 | Y | Active |
  • 99-244-JPH | NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, The Three Affiliated Tribes Tribal Business Council approves the purchase of land, exclusive of minerals, from Mary Halvorson, 301-U478 For a cash consideration of $14,600.00 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 lands to the United States of America in trust for the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Indian Reservation, to wit: Allot. 1010A N1/2SW1/4 within Section 27, T151N., R94W., Fifth Principal Meridian, North Dakota containing 80.00 acres, more or less, valued at $10,500.00. Allot. 101 lA-B NE1/4NE1/4 within Section 27, T151N., R94W., Fifth Principal Meridian, North Dakota containing 40.00 acres, more or less, valued at $4,100.00 | 12-3-1999 | Y  |
  • 99-245-JPH | NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, The Three Affiliated Tribes' Tribal Business Council approved the purchase of land, exclusive of minerals, from:  Mary Jane Baker, 205-U433 For a cash consideration of $5,300.00 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 lands to the United States of America in trust for the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Indian Reservation, to wit:  Allot. #1799-E Lots 3 & 4 Section 4, T148N., R93W., Fifth Principal Meridian, North Dakota, containing 56.61 acres, more or less, valued at $5,300.00 | 12-3-1999 | Y | Active |
  • 99-246-JPHNOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, the Three Affiliated Tribes; Tribal Business Council approved the purchase of land, exclusive of minerals,  from: Jerome Dancing Bull, 301-U2731  For a cash consideration of $3,700.00 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 lands to the United States of America in trust for the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Indian Reservation, to wit;  Allot. #1861 SW1/4NW1/4 Section 18, T150N., R93W., Fifth Principal Meridian, North Dakota, containing 40.00 acres, more or less, valued at $3,700.00 | 12-3-1999 | Y | Active |
  • 99-247-JPH | NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, The Three Affiliated Tribes' Tribal Business Council approved the purchase of land, exclusive of minerals, from;  Gilbert White Owl, 301-U2481 For a cash consideration of $7,600.00 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 lands to the United States of America in trust for the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Indian Reservation, to wit:  Allot. #644A-B S1/2NE1/4 Section 21, T149N., R92W., Fifth Principal Meridian, North Dakota, containing 80.00 acres, more or less, valued at $7,600.00. | 12-3-1999 | Y | Active |
  • 99-248-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council of the Three Affiliated Tribes hereby authorizes and directs that the above-referenced elderly assistance payments in the total amount of Two Hundred Sixty-Eight Thousand Dollars ($268,000.00) be derived in the following respective amounts from the following sources of Tribal funds: $86,811.00: FY 99 Docket 350-G (Excess Revenue) allocation to Senior Citizens $69,068.64: FY 99 Docket 350-G allocation to Senior Citizens $112,120.36: Four Bears Casino & Lodge revenues allocated to Elderly Program | 12-16-1999 | Y | Active |
  • 99-249-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Tribal Business Council of the Three Affiliated Tribes hereby approves the project concept and hereby further authorizes the Chairman or his duly authorized representative to negotiate over the next 60 days with IntelFoods Corporation with the goal of developing a final Agreement and other documents as necessary to allow the project to go forward, subject to final approval by the Tribal Business Council; and NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that in the event a final Agreement is approved by the Tribal Business Council of the Three Affiliated Tribes, the Tribe will provide an initial capital commitment of $2,000,000 towards the project, with the funds to come as a general obligation of the Tribe from funds available to the Tribe for economic development purposes, it being understood that the Tribe will be required to enact a separate resolution approving any investment beyond the initial $2,000,000 commitment. | 12-16-1999 | Y | Active |
  • 99-250-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Tribal Business Council of the Three Affiliated Tribes hereby approves a loan/grant to Dr. Biron Baker in the amount of $10,000, subject to the following conditions: The amount of $10,000 provided to Biron Baker will be forgiven at the rate of 1/12 of $10,000 per month of the time Dr. Baker serves as a primary care physician associated with the Minne Tohe Clinic operated by the Tribe pursuant to a self-determination contract with the Indian Health Service, and in the event Dr. Baker serves one full year with the Clinic, the entire amount of the $10,000 will be forgiven and treated as a grant, and such that should Dr. Baker leave the employ of the Tribe prior to one year from the date of this Resolution, he will owe the Tribe the difference between 1/12 times $10,000 times the number of months he has served and $10,000 | 12-16-1999 | Y | Active |
  • 99-251-DSB | NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Tribal Business Council supports this Cultural event and grants $7,500.00 to the Antelope Society. | 12-16-1999 | Y | Active |
  • 99-252-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, and FINALLY, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Three Affiliated Tribes hereby authorizes the expenditures of $3,750.00 to the Water Buster Pow-Wow Committee for the purpose of the annual Water Buster Pow-Wow | 12-16-1999 | Y | Active |
  • 99-253-DSB | NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Tribal Business Council, hereby authorizes the expenditures of $1,750.00 to the Deadgrass Society Pow-wow Committee for the purpose of the annual Deadgrass Pow-wow.  | 12-16-1999 | Y | Active |
  • 99-254-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, That the Tribal Council of the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Ft. Berthold Reservation hereby enters into a contractual consulting agreement with TKAI and Six killer & Associates, substantially in the form as attached hereto, to do, among other things, the following: 1) Make recommendations to upgrade customer service; 2) Perform an operational assessment, working with management, the Tribe and the Gaming Enterprise Board; 3) Assist with the implementation of the assessment recommendations, including assisting in the design and integration of the facilities of the 4 Bears Casino and Lodge into a multi-purpose destination resort; 4) Develop and assist in implementation of a coordinated strategy for completion of the major components of the expansion of the 4 Bears Casino and Lodge; and 5) Assist in coordinating vendors for the Casino in order to minimize expenses and maximize services rendered. NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Consulting Agreement herein approved by this Resolution will be supplemental to any of the duties already assigned to TKAI and Six killer & Associates by the Gaming Enterprise Board, and that no additional funds will be paid by the Tribe to TKAI and Six killer & Associates to perform the duties outlined in the attached Consulting Agreement other than those funds to be paid to TKAI and Six killer & Associates through the Gaming Enterprise Board, and further, that the consulting services of TKAI and Six killer & Associates will not be duplicative in any way of services already rendered to the 4 Bears Casino and Lodge; and NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That the Chairman or Vice Chairman, along with the Treasurer of the Three Affiliated Tribes Tribal Business Council be, and hereby are, authorized and directed to execute and deliver, on behalf of the Tribe, a Consulting Agreement with TK Associates International and Six killer & Associates in the form as attached hereto, on a fixed cost basis in the amount of $60,000 as described in the Agreement, with services pursuant to said Agreement commencing on December 17, 1999. | 12-16-1999 | Y | Active |
  • 99-255-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council of the Three Affiliated Tribes hereby formally appoints P. Diane Johnson, B.J. Jones, Dean Winkjer, and Terry Pechota to serve as Associate Judges in the Fort Berthold District Court during calendar year 2000. BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council hereby assigns the respective appointees to serve on a rotating basis as presiding Associate Judge during the calendar year 2000 quarters as follows: Dean Winkjer: 1st Quarter (January, February, March), P. Diane Johnson: 2nd Quarter (April, May, June), Teny Pechota: 3rd Quarter (July, August, September), B.J. Jones: 4th Quarter (October, November, December)  BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That the rate of compensation for each appointee shall be Five Hundred Dollars ($500.00) per day per court session, in addition to reimbursement of documented travel expenses. BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council hereby directs the Fort Berthold District Court to prepare the appropriate consultant agreements for the respective appointees identified hereinabove, and to specify that the rate of compensation shall be Five Hundred Dollars ($500.00) per day per court session, in addition to reimbursement of documented travel expenses. | 12-16-1999 | Y | Active |
  • 99-256-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 Attorney Contract between the Three Affiliated Tribes and Daniel H. Israel, P.C. (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 3.11 | 2-16-1999 | Y | Active |
  • 99-257-DSB | NOW THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council of the Three Affiliated Tribes hereby authorizes the release of available Tribal funds in the amount of $ 1,000.00 in the form of a grant to All Nations Lifeways Village. | 12-16-1999 | N  | |
  • 99-258-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, That the Three Affiliated Tribes Tribal Business Council hereby amends Article VII, Section 7.9, Subsection (f) of the Three Affiliated Tribes Pension Plan to read as follows: "Multiple loans may be made to a qualified participant, not to exceed 50% of employee/employer vested balance. BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That the above-identified amendment shall be effective retroactive to January 14, 1996. | 12-16-1999 | Y | Active |
  • 99-259-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council of the Three Affiliated Tribes hereby approves the FY 2000 Tribal health insurance plan premium rates of $ 253.30 for Single Coverage, $ 469.70 for Single Plus Dependent Coverage, and $ 655.10 for Family Coverage. BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That the payment of the respective health insurance premiums shall be allocated as follows: 1. Tribal Business Council members shall have 100% of their respective premium, whether for Single, Single Plus Dependent, or Family Coverage, paid out of the Tribal General Fund and Indirect Cost budgets. 2. Employees with Single Coverage shall have 100% of their respective premium paid out of their respective program budget(s) and/or the Tribal budget. 3. Employees with Single Plus Dependent Coverage shall have 70% of their respective premium paid out of their respective program budget(s) and/or the Tribal budget and shall have the remaining 30% of their respective premium deducted from their paychecks in equal installments.  . Employees with Family Coverage, whose respective spouses are not also employed by the Tribes, shall have 70% of their respective premium paid out of their respective program budget(s) and/or the Tribal budget and shall have the remaining 30% of the respective premium deducted from their paychecks in equal installments. 5. Employees with Family Coverage, whose respective spouses also employed by the Tribes, shall each have the amount of the Single Coverage premium paid out of their respective program budget(s) and/or Tribal budget and shall each have one-half (V2) of the remaining amount of the Family Coverage premium (after the total Family premium has been reduced by the two Single Coverage premiums combined) deducted from their respective paychecks in equal installments. BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That the above-identified health insurance premium rates and payment allocations shall be effective January 1, 2000. | 12-16-1999 | Y | Active |
  • 99-260-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Three Affiliated Tribes, acting through its duly elected Tribal Business Council, hereby calls on the U.S. Department of Interior to provide a longer period of time, not less than six months, in which to allow full responses to be made by the affected Indian governments and their members to the proposed policy changes of the Bureau of Indian Affairs as stated in the proposed "General Trust Principles" set forth on November 15, 1999; and NOW, THEREFORE BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Three Affiliated Tribes, acting through its duly elected Tribal Business Council, hereby supports formation of a National Task Force to consider appropriate responses on a national basis to the Bureau's proposed policy changes to "General Trust Principles" set forth in the Bureau's memorandum of November 15, 1999, and further urges the Great Plains Regional Tribal  Chairman's Association to establish a working group to develop responses to the proposed policy changes. | 12-16-1999 | Y  |
  • 99-261-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council does hereby Appropriate to Mr. Danks and his individual-owned tribal business the following; a $7,500.00 Business Loan; the Loan monies available out of his 401K plan in the $21,300.00 would be secured by having the Payee as the Three Affiliated Tribes and Maurice "Marvin" Danks. The loan for $7,500.00 plus the interest rate of 8.750% will be paid in full within 30 days of Mr. Danks receiving this loan | 12-16-1999 | Y | Active |
  • 99-262-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council hereby appoints Melva Warren to serve as a Director of the Fort Berthold Communications Enterprise and as a Director of the Fort Berthold Publishing and Printing Board with all the authorities, duties, and responsibilities normally assigned to such position. BE IT FINALLY RESOLVED, That the individual appointed above shall replace Lovina Fox as the Mandaree representative on the Board. | 12-16-1999 | Y | Active |
  • 99-263-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council hereby appoints Glenda Embry to serve as a Director of the Fort Berthold Communications Enterprise and as a Director of the Fort Berthold Publishing and Printing Board with all the authorities, duties, and responsibilities normally assigned to such position. BE IT FINALLY RESOLVED, That the individual appointed above shall serve as the Chairman's Appointment on the Board. | 12-16-1999 | Y | Active |
  • 99-264-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, The Three Affiliated Tribes' Tribal Business Council approved the purchase of land, exclusive of minerals, from:  Alfred Morsette, Jr., 301-U1786 For a cash consideration of $11,438.00 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 lands to the United States of America in trust for the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Indian Reservation, to wit:  Allot. No. 257A, an undivided 39765/595350 interest within NW1/4 Section 14, T. 150 N., R. 90 W., Fifth Principal Meridian, North Dakota, containing 160.00 acres, more or less, valued at $4,341.00  Allot. No. 258A, an undivided 1/15 interest within NE1/4 Section 14, T. 150 N., R. 90 W., Fifth Principal Meridian, North Dakota, containing 160.00 acres, more or less, valued at $4,021.00.  Allot. No. 1998, an undivided 21/63 interest within SW1/4SW1/4 Section 13; N1/2NW1/4NW1/4 Section 24, T. 151 N., R. 94 W., Fifth Principal Meridian, North Dakota, containing 60.00 acres, more or less, valued at $3,076.00. | 12-21-1999 | Y | Active |
  • 99-265-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, The Three Affiliated Tribes Tribal Business Council approves the purchase of land, exclusive of minerals, from Arnold Young Bird, 301-2086 For a cash consideration of $14,500.00 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 lands to the United States  of America in trust for the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Indian Reservation, to wit:  Allot. No. 881A-A, NE1/4 Section 11, T. 148 N., R. 95 W., Fifth Principal Meridian, North Dakota, containing 160.00 acres, more or less, valued at $14,500.00. | 12-21-1999 | Y | Active |
  • 99-266-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE, BE FT RESOLVED, That the Three Affiliated Tribes Tribal Business Council shall provide any assistance needed and required to gain a larger operating line of credit for Mandaree Enterprise Corporation.12-21-1999 | Y  | |
  • 99-267-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, That the Three Affiliated Tribes Tribal Business Council hereby approves and directs the purchase of two electrical range units for $3,199.00 each plus shipping costs of $175.00 each, for a total amount of $6,748.00; and BE IT FINALLY RESOLVED, That Tribal Finance is further directed to expedite the payment process to avoid a bid increase. | 12-21-1999 | Y | Active |
  • 99-268-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council has reviewed and hereby approves the Three Affiliated Tribes General Fund Budget and Revenues for Fiscal Year 2000 in the Amount of $21,831,569 Revenue and $21,822,624 - Expenditures and in accordance with the attached documents; 1. Three Affiliated Tribes Tribal Business Council Fiscal Year 2000 General Fund Budget; 2. Three Affiliated Tribes Tribal Business Council Salary Budget for Fiscal Year 2000; 3. Exhibit A - Indirect Cost Programs for Fiscal Year 2000; 4. Exhibit B - Tribal Program Budgets for Fiscal Year 2000; 5. Exhibit C - Tribal Enterprises for Fiscal Year 2000; 6. Exhibit D - Docket Programs for Fiscal Year 2000; 7. Exhibit E - Debt Service to Long Term Debt for Fiscal Year 2000; 8. Exhibit F - Federal Program Budgets for Fiscal Year 2000; 9. JTAC Draw Resolution #99-234-JPH & Plan | 12-21-1999 | Y | Active |
  • 99-269-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, That the Three Affiliated Tribes' Tribal Business Council authorizes an across the board incentive of $ 50 for all tribal employees to be paid 12/22/99 amount to be approximately $ 17,000.00 and is in lieu of a cost-of-living allowance | 12-21-1999 | Y | Active |
  • 99-270-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council does hereby approve a loan to Enola Pond in the amount of $1,000.00 for financial assistance rendered to her son for the Fall Semester 1999, said loan to be secured by IIM monies and minimum monthly payments; and BE IT FINALLY RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council further directs the Small Loan Director to expedite the loan proceeds according to the terms outlined in this Resolution. | 12-21-1999 | Y | Active |
  • 99-271-DSB | NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, The Tribal Business Council of the Three Affiliated Tribes hereby authorizes and directs the Fort Berthold Utilities Commission to purchase a 1994 4x4 Dodge Flatbed Diesel Truck with funds to be drawn from the general fund of the Tribe, in the amount of $15,625.00. THEREFORE BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That the Fort Berthold Utilities Commission shall reimburse the general fund for one-half of the total purchase price from revenues of the Commission as soon as is practicable. | 12-21-1999 | Y | Active |
  • 99-272-DSB | NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, The Tribal Business Council of the Three Tribes hereby authorizes and directs the Fort Berthold Utilities Commission to purchase a 1100 Gallon Vac Tank Pump m-10, with funds to be drawn from the general fund of the Tribe, in the amount of $3,000. THEREFORE BE FURTHER RESOLVED, That the Fort Berthold Utilities Commission Shall reimburse the general fund for one-half the total purchase price from revenues of the Commission as soon as practicable. | 12-21-1999 | Y | Active |
  • 99-282 | Referenced by 79-287-AG