2003 Resolutions

Resolution Number Title Meeting Date/Minutes Vote Signed Status
03-052-RP 0pposition to restructuring of the Indian Health Service 1/8/2003 5-0-0-2 Y Active
03-053-RP Authorization for Payment Of Dues To NIGA and Appointment of NIGA Delegates. 1/8/2003 7-0-0-0 Y Active
03-054-RP Authority to seek appropriations from USDA Farm Service Agency for American Indian Livestock Program for FY-2003 1/8/2003 6-0-0-1 Y Active
03-055-RP Cancel Leases with IHS at Mandaree and Twin Buttes Clinics 1/8/2003 6-0-0-1 Y Active
03-056-RP Authorization to pursue litigation regarding unpaid Contract Health Services on behalf of Tribal members 1/8/2003 6-0-0-1 Y Active
03-057-RP Approval of Limited Waiver of Sovereign Immunity for Lease of Gaming Machines from WMS Gaming, Inc. 1/8/2003 5-0-0-2 Y Active
03-058-RP Approval of Limited Waiver of Sovereign Immunity for Lease of Gaming Machines from Hansen Distributing Co., a Minnesota corporation 1/8/2003 5-0-0-2 Y Active
03-059-RP Authorization for specified persons to be listed as Lobbyists on behalf of the Three Affiliated Tribes for the state North Dakota Legislative Session 1/8/2003 5-0-0-2 Y Active
03-060-RP Approval of Consultant Agreement between Horace Pipe and the Three Affiliated Tribes 1/8/2003 6-0-0-1 N Active
03-061-RP 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 tribally owned business corporation to be known as MHA  1/8/2003 5-0-0-2 Y Active
03-062-RP None        
03-063-RP Dan Press Contract Modification 1/8/2003 5-0-1-1 Y Active
03-064-RP Dan Press Contract for Legal Services 1/8/2003 6-0-0-1 Y Active
03-065-RP Approval of Attorney Contract Between Hobbs, Strauss, Dean and Walker, LLP and the Three Affiliated Tribes 1/8/2003 6-0-0-1 Y Active
03-066-RP Contract for Legal Services with Fredericks, Pelcyger & Hester 1/8/2003 5-1-0-1 N Active
03-067-RP Project Labor Agreement for Bridge Construction 1/8/2003 6-0-0-1 Y Active
03-068-RP Authorization to enter into Memorandum of Agreement between the Three Affiliated Tribes and the Native American Rights Fund 1/8/2003 4-0-1-2 Y Active
03-069-RP Authorization of negotiation for a self-determination contract for water programs under P. L. 93-638 and authorization of retaining an attorney to negotiate the contract 1/8/2003 5-0-0-2 Y Active
03-070-RP 2003 NPS Challenge Cost Share Grant Application 1/8/2003 6-0-0-1 Y Active
03-071-RP Fiscal year 2003 Historic Preservation Fund Grants to Indian Tribes, Alaskan Natives, and Native Hawaiian Organizations  1/8/2003 6-0-0-1 Y Active
03-072-RP Sakakawea, Lewis & Clark Bicentennial Point of Contact 1/8/2003   N Active
03-073-RP Tribal Logo' Registration 1/8/2003 6-0-0-1 Y Active
03-074-RP SAKAKAWEA LOGO 1/8/2003 6-0-0-1 Y Active
03-075-RP Northern Lights Excavating. Inc. Charter 1/8/2003   N Active
03-076-RP ACCEPTANCE OF OFFER TO LEASE TRIBAL OIL AND GAS RIGHTS TO DIAMOND RESOURCES, INC.  1/8/2003 5-1-0-1 N Active
03-077-RP Approval of the Ryan Exploration Lease 1/8/2003 5-1-0-1 Y Active
03-078-RP JTAC       Active
03-079-RP 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 Twin Buttes Community Association, a true and photo static copy of the amended Bylaws is attached
hereto.
1/30/2015 5-0-0-2 Y Active
03-080-RP Request for Transfer of 2.258 acres in Tract G3045-G to Tribes and Rescission of Resolution No. 02-199-MWJR 1/30/2015 5-0-0-2 Y Active
03-081-RP Phase II Bureau of Reclamation Contract for MR&I 2/5/2015 5-0-0-2 Y Active
03-082-RP Indirect Cost Rates for FY99 thru FY03 2/5/2015 5-0-0-2 Y Active
03-083-RP TBCH Interim Loan 2/5/2015 6-1-0-0 Y Active
03-084-RP TBCH, Tribal Guarantee 2/5/2015 7-0-0-0 Y Active
03-085-RP Refinery Land Purchase 2/5/2015 7-0-0-0 Y Active
03-086-RP $50,000 Loan FBDC 2/5/2015     Active
03-087-RP 2003 Budget Amendment #1 2/5/2015 7-0-0-0 Y Active
03-088-RP Rescission of Project Labor Agreement for Four Bears Bridge Project 2/5/2015   N Active
03-089-RP TBC Cost Living and Rate Increase 2/5/2015     Active
03-090-RP $10.000 Loan to Rodney Howling Wolf       Active
03-091-RP Tax Commission Membership     N Active
03-092-RP Diabetes Task Force 2/13/2015     Active
03-093-RP NOW THEREFORE, BE IT HEREBY RESOLVED, that the Mandan, Hidatsa, and Arikara Tribal Business Council hereby approves the request of the Mandan, Hidatsa and Arickara elders organization to seek ways to "buy back" social security benefits for MHA tribal elders and to either negotiate on their behalf with the Social Security Administration to increase our monthly social security benefits to the national average of $895.00 or to seek legislative changes in the Social Security Act or if necessary the Equitable Compensation Act; and BE IT HEREBY RESOLVED, that the Tribal Business Council hereby resolves to seek ways to provide financial assistance to the elders of the Tribe to purchase remaining quarters of the social security benefits of the elders so as to increase their total benefits. 2/13/2015 7-0-0-0 Y Active
03-094-RP Opposition to Moving the Head Start from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to the Department of Education 2/13/2015 7-0-0-0 Y Active
03-095-RP Authorization of negotiation for self-determination contracts for Fort Berthold Rural Water under P.L. 93-638 and authorization for retaining an attorney to negotiate the contracts  2/13/2015 7-0-0-0 Y Active
03-096-RP Fort Berthold Rural Water Payment Waiver 2/13/2015 7-0-0-0 Y Active
03-097-RP Lorenzo Many Ribs Land sale to the Three Affiliated Tribes 2/13/2015 7-0-0-0 N Active
03-098-RP Juanita Strickland Land sale to the Three Affiliated Tribes 2/13/2015 7-0-0-0 Y Active
03-099-RP Eagle Plume Mandan Land sale to the Three Affiliated Tribes 2/13/2015 7-0-0-0 Y Active
03-100-RP Karen Lynch Land sale to the Three Affiliated Tribes 2/13/2015 7-0-0-0 Y Rescinded by 03-246-RP on 9-11-2003
03-101-RP Sandra Spotted Bear Land sale to the Three Affiliated Tribes 2/13/2015 7-0-0-0 Y Rescinded by 03-246-RP on 9-11-2003
03-102-RP Roberta Dahlen Land sale to the Three Affiliated Tribes 2/13/2015 7-0-0-0 Y Rescinded by 03-246-RP on 9-11-2003
03-103-RP None        
03-104-RP Elderly Home Program Policy and Procedures 2/13/2015 5-0-2-0 Y Active
03-105-RP Authorization for the White Shield C-Store 2/13/2015 5-2-0-0 Y Active
03-106-RP NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Tribal Business Council of the Three Affiliated Tribes hereby authorizes and directs the Social Services Program/Human Resource Department to execute and file the attached application for Family Violence Prevention and Services funding in the amount of $59,973; including the required assurances as listed. 2/13/2015 7-0-0-0 Y Active
03-107-RP Consultant Contract for Dennis Deutsch 2/13/2015 7-0-0-0 Y Active
03-108-RP NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council of the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation delegates administrative authority to Malcolm Wolf, North Segment Council Representative, in connection with project completion efforts of Dale McGrady, Northern Lights Project Manager, and Bill Wells, North Segment Community Building Project Manager.
Be IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council of the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation delegates to Malcolm Wolf, North Segment Council Representative, the authority for approval of project expenditures, within projected budgetary constraints and with the stipulation that Dennis Deutsch, the Tribes' Construction Coordinator, be utilized in exercising such authority.
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council of the Three Affiliated Tnoos of the Fort Berthold Reservation approves the waiver of the Tribes Personnel Policies and Procedures pertinent to hiring of temporary, seasonal employees crucial to project completion.
BE IT FURTHER :RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council of the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation extends authority delegated by the provisions of this Resolution of a term not to exceed July 30, 200
2/13/2015 7-0-0-0 Y Active
03-109-RP Pension for Former Living Tribal Council Members and Chairman 3/14/2003 4-3-0-0 N Active
03-110-RP  NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, the Three Affiliated Tribes Tribal Business Council authorizes the Tribal Enrollment Office, to apply to The Beaumont Foundation of America for funding fur 2003.   3/14/2003 7-0-0-0 N Active
03-111-RP NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that A. Roland Miguel III, 30l U- 9091 is hereby relinquished from the official membership roll of the Three Affiliated Tribes.   BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Tribe is to be advised by a copy of this resolution. 3/13/2003 5-1-0-1 Y Active
03-112-RP NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that Rose Marie Star, 301U-2948 is hereby relinquished from the official membership roll of the Three Affiliated Tribes.   BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Umatilla Indian Reservation is to be advised by a copy of this resolution. 3/14/2003 7-0-0-0 Y Active
03-113-RP NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that Anita R. McDonald, 301U-4 3 11 is hereby relinquished from the official membership roll of the Three Affiliated Tribes.   BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Spirit Lake Sioux Tribe is to be advised by a copy of this resolution. 3/14/2003 7-0-0-0 Y Active
03-114-RP NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that Terrence Lee Herman Jr, 301U-8472 is hereby relinquished from the official membership roll of the Three Affiliated Tribes.  BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Spirit Lake Sioux Nation is to be advised by a copy of this resolution.  3/14/2003 7-0-0-0 Y Active
03-115-RP NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that Chance Martin Herman, 301U- 8901 is hereby relinquished from the official membership roll of the Three Affiliated Tribes. BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Spirit Lake Sioux Nation is to be advised by a copy of this resolution. 3/14/2003 7-0-0-0 Y Active
03-116-RP Amendment VII, Dual Enrollment 3/14/2003 7-0-0-0 N Active
03-117-RP Approval of Rural Development Loan in the amount of $3.5 million for Rural Water Projects 3/14/2003 7-0-0-0 N Active
03-118-RP The Art of Quill Work 3/14/2003 7-0-0-0 Y Active
03-119-RP NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that for the benefit of Fort Berthold Development Corporation, the Tribal Business Council of the Three Affiliated Tribes hereby agrees to renew the current line of credit available to Fort Berthold Development Corporation by $250,000 (Two hundred and fifty thousand dollars), with that amount to be secured by a Certificate of Deposit of Tribal funds that is already in place at Community First National Bank of Dickinson; and documents as may be needed to perfect the loan or loans being obtained on behalf of FBDC pursuant to this Resolution.
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Tribal Chairman, Vice-Chairman or Treasurer are hereby authorized to execute any and all such 
3/14/2003 4-0-1-1 Y Active
03-120-RP Request to put land into trust needed as site for Tribally owned refinery 3/14/2003 5-0-0-2 Y Active
03-121-RP Wind and Renewable Power Feasibility Study 3/14/2003 5-0-0-1 Y Active
03-122-RP Marvin Bell Land sale to the Three Affiliated Tribes 8/14/2003 6-0-0-0 Y Active
03-123-RP 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.  3/14/2003 6-0-0-0 Y Active
03-124-RP  ANA Language Grant: FBCC 3/14/2003 6-0-0-0 Y Active
03-125-RP Approval of consultant contract with Robert Lattergrass 3/14/2003 6-0-0-0 Y Active
03-126-RP Land Sale: Robert Sterud 3/14/2003     Active
03-127-RP Land Sale: Gary Sterud 3/14/2003     Active
03-128-RP Land Sale: Joyce Gabel 3/14/2003     Active
03-129-RP Land Sale: Alyin Houle 3/14/2003     Active
03-130-RP Land Sale: Kalvin Houle 3/14/2003     Active
03-131-RP Land Sale: Bonnie Hunts Along 3/14/2003     Active
03-132-RP Land Sale: Adrian Foote. Sr. 3/14/2003     Active
03-133-RP Land Sale: Adrian Foote. Jr. 3/14/2003     Active
03-134-DSB  A Resolution Confirming that Classified Information in the Custody of Mandaree Enterprise Corporation Shall Be Confidential and Unavailable to the Three Affiliated Tribes and Its Officers. 3/14/2003 5-0-0-0 Y Active
03-135-RP Requiring the Fort Berthold Housing Authority to provide for housing on the Fort Berthold Reservation in a manner that maximizes the use of Tribally owned businesses and other Tribally owned entities as contractors to provide construction and other services 3/14/2003 5-0-1-0 Y Active
03-136-RP NOW THEREFORE, BE IT HEREBY RESOLVED, that the Tribal Business Council of Three Affiliated Tribes, acting on behalf of the Three Affiliated Tribes and its Little Lodge Headstart program, does hereby agree that its sovereign immunity may be raised by the Defendants in the lawsuit pending in the Tribal Court of the Fort Berthold Reservation, brought by Shanda Lee against the Little Lodge Headstart program and the St. Paul Fire & Marine Insurance Co.  3/14/2003 5-0-0-0 Y Active
03-137-RP Mandaree Community TERO Commission Board Appointment 3/14/2003 5-0-0-0 Y Active
03-138-RP Dreamcatchers Daycare-Part-time Employee Pool 3/14/2003 5-0-0-0 Y Active
03-139-RP NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, by the Tribal Business Council of the Three Affiliated Tribes as follows: Section 1. Approval and Authorizations 1.1 The Tribal Business Council hereby determines that the foregoing proposed actions are in the public interest and promote the welfare of the Tribe.
Page 2 of Resolution No. 03- I 3 q -RP
1.2 The Tribal Business Council hereby approves the Financing Proposal and the Tribe's execution, delivery and performance of Loan Agreements, Notes, Pledge Agreements and any related documents reasonably necessary to effect the Loans (the "Loan Documents") in such forms as are approved by the an Authorized Representative (defined below) and legal counsel for the Tribe, which approvals shall be deemed to have been conclusively given upon the execution of the Loan Document by an Authorized Representative.
1.3 The Chairman, Secretary, and Treasurer of the Tribe, together with any other person who under the laws of the Tribe are permitted to act on behalf of the Tribe in the event of the absence or incapacity of the Chairman, Secretary or Treasurer (each, an "Authorized Representative") are hereby authorized and directed to execute the Loan Documents, and to execute such other documents and take such actions as are required or desirable to effect the purposes of this Resolution.
Section 2. Limited Waiver of Sovereign Immunity; Jurisdiction and Arbitration. Provisions in the Loan Documents relating to the following maters are hereby expressly authorized, approved and adopted as the law of the Tribe with respect to the Loans; so long such provisions substantially comply with the terms set forth in Exhibit A attached hereto:
2.1 The choice of governing laws, the limited waivers of sovereign immunity, the consents to jurisdiction and waivers of the doctrines of abstention and exhaustion of tribal remedies; and
2.2 The obligation to resolve disputes related to the Loans by binding arbitration.
Section 3. Miscellaneous Matters.
3.1 Any resolutions or other actions of the Tribal Business Council or of the Tribal Executive Committee, including any prior resolutions regarding the Loans that are in conflict with or inconsistent with the terms of this Resolution are hereby to such extent repealed and annulled. This Resolution shall supersede any prior or currently existing resolutions or other actions of the Tribal Business Council or Tribal Executive Committee that are contrary to the actions authorized or contemplated herein or in a Loan Document.
3.2 If any provision of this Resolution or the application of any provision of this Resolution is held to be invalid, the remainder of the Resolution shall not be affected. 
4/1/2003 7-0-0-0 Y Active
03-140-RP P.L. 93-638 Contracting- Mandaree and Twin Buttes Field Clinics 4/1/2003 6-0-0-0 Y Active
03-141-RP Natural Disaster Assistance 4/1/2003 6-0-0-0 Y Active
03-142-RP MBA Community Development Corporation (a non-profit corporation of MBA Enterprises, Inc.) 4/1/2003 6-1-0-0 Y Active
03-143-RP Replacement of Board Member for MHA Systems, Inc., a Tribally owned company and appointment of Rosie Michaels as CEO 4/1/2003 No Vote Listed Y Active
03-144-RP Approval of start-up funds for Department of Defense contract to be awarded to MHA Systems, Inc., a Tribally owned company 4/1/2003 6-0-1-0 Y Active
03-145-RP Tribal Programs/Entities Insurance Billings 4/1/2003 7-0-0-0 Y Active
03-146-RP Authorization to Property Department for Computer and software purchasing 4/28/2003 6-0-1-0 Y Active, Rescinds 01-005-RP
03-147-RP NOW THEREFORE, BE IT HEREBY RESOLVED, that the Mandan, Hidatsa, and Arikara Tribal Business Council hereby approves obtaining a loan or loans from one or more private sources, preferably a commercial bank, in an amount not to exceed $4 million, to cover the lack of Federal funding that is owed to the Tribe under a Federal program, contract, grant or other Federal source, with the understanding that such a loan will be paid back when the Federal funds that were supposed to be available at the beginning of a fiscal year are finally received by the Tribe and that the loan will be paid back no later than the time at which the Federal funds for which the loan was made are made available to the Tribe, and provided that such a loan and payback arrangement is permitted under Federal law; and;
NOW THEREFORE BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Tribal Chairman, Vice Chairman or Tribal Treasurer, or any of them, are hereby authorized, subject to legal review, to execute any and all documents necessary to secure a loan from a private source, preferably a commercial bank, secured by Federal funds that are being provided to the Tribe but which have not yet been made available to the Tribe at the beginning of a Fiscal Year, with the understanding that the costs of such a loan may be paid by the Tribe or, if possible, by the Federal funding source itself
No Date Listed No Vote Listed N Active
03-148-RP Authorization to Amend Resolution 97-198-DSB concerning Three Affiliated Tribes Personnel Policy, Section VII: Employee Benefits am:/ Leave, Part J. Educational Leave 4/1/2003 6-0-0-0 Y Active
03-149-RP None       Active
03-150-RP Approval of Charter for LSA & Associates, Inc. 4/1/2003 5-0-1-0 Y Active
03-151-DSP NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, That at the Tribal Business Council duly and officially approves the enrollment of the following 3 Z applicants 4/28/2003 6-0-0-0 Y Active
03-152-DSP NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that Emma C. Ginger, 30 U-2084 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 by a copy of this resolution. 
4/28/2003 6-0-0-0 Y Active
03-153-DSP NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that Rae L. Bearstail, 30U-7821 is hereby relinquished from the official membership roll of the Three Affiliated Tribes.
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Coeur d'Alene Tribe is to be advised by a copy of this resolution. 
4/28/2003 6-0-0-0 Y Active
03-154-DSP NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that Robert ,J. Bearstail, 301U-8997 is hereby relinquished from the official membership roll of the Three Affiliated Tribes.
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Coeur d'Alene Tribe is to be advised by a copy of this resolution.
4/28/2003 6-0-0-0 Y Active
03-155-DSP Assignment of MBA Systems to MBA Enterprises, Inc. 4/28/2003 3-1-1-1 Y Active
03-156-DSP Missing -  approval to withdraw up to $15 million from OTFM and invest in· either Community First or Dain Rauscher 4/28/2003 6-0-0-0   Active
03-157-DSP Repayments of Loans: Interest % 4/28/2003     Active
03-158-DSP Approval of a $1 Million Loan to MHA Enterprises, Inc. 4/28/2003 6-0-0-0 Y Active
03-159-DSP Contracting Indian Health Service Construction Projects 4/28/2003 6-0-0-0 Y Active
03-160-DSP  North Segment Community Development Corporation (a non-profit corporation of the North Segment Community)  4/28/2003 6-0-0-0 Y Active
03-161-DSP  75 acre Cultural Interpretive Center and Earth Lodge Village land use
WHEREAS
4/28/2003 5-0-0-1   Active
03-162-DSP NORTHWEST VENTURE COMMUNITIES, INC 4/28/2003 6-0-0-0 N Active
03-163-DSP WOMEN OF THE FUTURE' ANA SEDS GRANT APPLICATION 4/28/2003 4-0-2-0 N Active
03-164-DSP Traffic Safety to secure BIA funds 4/28/2003 6-0-0-0 Y Active
03-165-DSP Tribal Business Council support for Tribal Youth Program Cooperative Agreement Application 4/28/2003 6-0-0-0 Y Active
03-166-DSP Stipulation that the Bureau of Indian Affairs exercise appropriate fiduciary responsibility of trust to members of the Three Affiliated Tribes by distributing funds to the Fort Berthold Reservation for housing improvement purposes from carryover of FY 2002 allocation to the Great Plains Region 4/28/2003 6-0-0-0 Y Active
03-167-DSP Resolution to acquire funds for purchasing highly fractioned reservation land 4/28/2003 6-0-0-0 Y Active
03-168-DSP Tribal Request that the BIA exercise appropriate fiduciary responsibility to the Fort Berthold Agency and the members of the Three Affiliated Tribes 4/28/2003 6-0-0-0 Y Active
03-169-DSP Steven A. Kelly, P.C. Consultant Agreement Approval 4/28/2003 6-0-0-0 Y Active
03-170-DSP Approval of Rural Development Loan of$1.8 million for Tribal Justice Center 4/28/2003 6-0-0-0 Y Active
03-171-DSP Consultant Contract for Legal Services with Tom Disselhorst 4/28/2003 6-0-0-0 Y Active
03-172-DSP Renewal of Attorney Contract for Tyra Wilkinson 4/28/2003 6-0-0-0 Y Active
03-173-DSP Policy for Presentation of Resolutions and Agenda Items to the Tribal Business Council 4/28/2003 6-0-0-0 N Active
03-174-MP Housing Division Marshall Group Loan. 5/16/2003 5-0-0-1 Y Active
03-175-MP BUD 202 Supportive Housing for the Elderly Program Grant Application Approval for the Dream Catcher Project of the MHA Community Development Corporation  5/16/2003 5-0-0-1 N Active
03-176-MP None        
03-177-MP Rural Housing and Economic Development Grant Application Approval for the MHA Community Development Corporation 5/16/2003 5-0-0-1 Y Active
03-178-MP Approval of Loans with Marshall Group, Withdrawal of trust fund moneys for reserve fund, and assignment of trust fund interest as security 5/16/2003 6-0-0-0 Y Active
03-179-MP Approval of loan and assignment of trust income as security relating to school construction for the Mandaree School District 5/16/2003 6-0-0-0 Y Active, Not in the minutes
03-180-MP Approval of Rural Development Loan and Grant totaling $3.5 million for Rural Water Projects 5/16/2003 6-0-0-0 Y Active
03-181-MP CHALLENGE WALK 5/16/2003 6-0-0-0 Y Active
03-182-MP Byron Bad Brave Land Sale to the Three Affiliated Tribes 5/16/2003 6-0-0-0 Y Active
03-183-MP Intent to Develop an Memorandum of Understanding with the Casey Family Program 5/16/2003 6-0-0-0 Y Active
03-184-MP None        
03-185-RP Approval of Dan H. Israel Consultant Agreement 5/27/2003 4-1-0-0 Y Active
03-186-RP A Declaration that Elderly Disbursements Be Paid From Judgment Funds and/or Income From Tribal Lands  5/27/2003 5-0-0-0 Y Active
03-187-RP Contract with United States Probation and Pretrial Services 5/27/2003 5-0-0-0 Y Active
03-188-RP         Active
03-189-RP Authorization of $3,500 Contribution To the North Dakota House and Senate Republican Caucus 6/27/2003 6-0-0-0 Y Active
03-190-RP Authorization of $3,500 Contribution to the North Dakota House and Senate Democratic Caucus 6/27/2003 5-0-0-0 Y Active
03-191-RP None        
03-192-RP Delegation of Authority to Approve Small Loans to the Executive Committee. 6/27/2003   N Active
03-193-RP         Active
03-194-RP  Memorials One Time Grant 6/27/2003 7-0-0-0 Y Active
03-195-RP Redirection of Deputy Superintendent Positions 6/27/2003 6-0-0-0 Y Active
03-196-RP Everett L. Hall Land Exchange with the Tribe 6/27/2003 5-0-0-0 Y Active
03-197-RP Ruperta L. and Gaylen J. Larson Sale of Lots and House to Three Affiliated Tribes 6/27/2003 5-0-0-0 Y Active
03-198-RP 2003 Summer Tribal Elderly Living Assistance Grant 6/27/2003 5-0-0-0 Y Active
03-199-RP Approval of a Limited Waiver Of Mandaree Enterprises Corporation's Immunity From Suit.  6/27/2003 5-0-0-0 Y Active
03-200-RP Screening, Brief Intervention, Referral and Treatment Grant 6/27/2003 5-0-0-0 Y Active
03-201-RP The Provision of the Allocation of Federal Education Funds for Funding of Tribal Construction Loan for the Mandaree School District Upon The School District's Failure to Allocate Funds For Loan Repayment 6/27/2003 5-0-0-0 Y Active
03-202-RP Fort Berthold Relending Cooperative- Financial Request 6/27/2003 5-0-0-0 Y Active
03-203-RP Housing Division HUD section 184 loans. 7/14/2003 6-1-0-0 Y Active
03-204-RP A Request to OTFM to Transfer $1,185,963 from the Principal Portfolio of the Trust Account to the Income Portfolio 7/14/2003 7-0-0-0 Y Active
03-205-RP Sole-Sourcing of Contracts Utilizing Tribal Funds and Other Applicable Contracts 7/14/2003 7-0-0-0 Y Active
03-206-RP Four Bears Park/Little Shell Celebration Ordinance 7/14/2003 5-0-0-0 Y Active
03-207-RP Enactment of Hotel Guest Tax to be Collected by Tribally Owned and Operated Hotels 7/14/2003 5-1-0-0 Y Active
03-208-RP None        
03-209-RP Amend FY/2003 with additional $40.000 to Mandaree Daycare       Active
03-210-RP 2003 Budget Amendment #2      N Active
03-211-RP P.L. 103-413 Contract for the :Mental Health Services Component of Indian Health Services 8/14/2003 6-0-0-1 N Active
03-212-RP FY-2004 Community Service Block Grant 8/14/2003 6-0-0-1 Y Active
03-213-RP TBCH, CD's Re-issue 8/14/2003 4-1-1-0 Y Active
03-214-RP Housing Division, Native American Bank, NA loan 8/14/2003 5-0-0-1 Y Active
03-215-RP Clarification of Resolution No. 03-104-JRP. 8/14/2003 6-0-0-0 Y Active
03-216-RP Approval of Contract Amendment to Contract with Sonosky, Chambers, Sachse, Endreson and Perry, LLP. 8/14/2003 6-0-0-0 Y Active
03-217-RP Approval of a P.L. 638 Self-Determination Contract for the Planning, Design and Construction of the Fort Berthold Rural Water Supply System. 8/14/2003 6-0-0-0 Y Active
03-218-RP Homebuyer Revolving Loan Fund Budget Amendment for Renovations and Demolition of Existing Tribal Property. 8/14/2003 6-0-0-0 Y Active
03-219-RP  NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, The Tribal Business Council does empower the Game and Fish Division to enact and enforce the following Proclamations as provided by the Chapter 18 Code of Laws of the Three Affiliated Tribes: 1) 2003 Elk Gun Season 2) 2003-2004 Small Game and Furbearer 3) 2003 Deer Bow Hunting 4) 2003 Pronghorn Antelope  8/14/2003 6-0-0-0 Y Active
03-220-RP  THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Three Affiliated Tribes Tribal Business Council fully supports the efforts of the Three Affiliated Tribes Game and Fish Division and Tribal Environmental Division to develop and submit grant proposals to the USFWS and further support the implementation of those grant objectives, as presented to the Natural Resources Committee, once monies are secured and allocated to the Three Affiliated Tribes. 8/14/2003 6-0-0-0 Y Active
03-221-RP Robert W. Brugh Sr. Land Exchange with the Tribe 8/14/2003 6-0-0-0 Y Active
03-222-RP Marvin Bell Land sale to the Three Affiliated Tribes 8/14/2003 6-0-0-0 Y Active
03-223-RP Suzie F. Mesteth Land sale to the Three Affiliated Tribes 8/14/2003 5-0-0-1 Y Active
03-224-RP Frances Wolf Land sale to the Three Affiliated Tribes 8/14/2003 5-0-0-1 Y Active
03-225-RP Land sale by Gregory Breuer to Three Affiliated Tribes 8/14/2003 4-2-0-0 Y Active
03-226-RP Land Lease between Fort Berthold Housing Authority and the Three Affiliated Tribes for Housing Project ND-5-31 8/14/2003 0-0-0-0 Y Active
03-227-RP Land Lease between Fort Berthold Housing Authority and the Three Affiliated Tribes for Housing Project ND-5-32 8/14/2003 0-0-0-0 N Active
03-228-RP Elmer Fredericks Recreational Lease Request 8/14/2003 6-0-0-0 Y Active
03-229-RP Authorization To Intervene in the American Rivers Case or, in the Alternative, to Submit Amicus Briefs 8/14/2003 4-1-0-0- Y Active
03-230-RP Approval of EIS Study Proposal Submitted By Greystone Environmental Consultant, Inc.. and Authorization For The Chairman To Execute A contract with Greystone ln The Amount Of $343.000.00. 8/14/2003 4-1-0-0- Y Active
03-231-RP Fort Berthold Community College Short-term loan 8/14/2003 5-0-0-2 Y Active
03-232-RP The Three Affiliated Tribe's Request that the Position of State Director for Indian Education be Reestablished. 9-11-2003 5-0-0-0 Y Active
03-233-RP Authorization to enroll twenty-six applicants with the Mandan, Hidatsa & Arikara Nation 9-11-2003 5-0-0-0 Y Active
03-234-RP Authorization to relinquish membership of Sharon M. Baker-Smells, 301U-2032
9-11-2003 5-0-0-0 Y Active
03-235-RP Authorization to relinquish membership for Dakotah Blaze White, 301U-11173 9-11-2003 4-1-0-0 Y Active
03-236-RP Authorization to relinquish membership of Kenneth L. Merrick, Jr., JOJU-5073 9-11-2003 5-0-0-0 Y Active
03-237-RP Authorization to relinquish membership of Delmar Bruce White, 30/U-7058 9-11-2003 5-0-0-0 Y Active
03-238-RP Authorization to relinquish membership of Little Crow Owen Baker, 301U-6687 9-11-2003 5-0-0-0 Y Active
03-239-RP P.L 103-413 Contracting of Program Functions, Services, Activities Related Directly and Indirectly to the Administration, Billing, and Collection of Third Party Revenue, through the provisions of the Indian Self-Determination and Education Assistance Act, as amended 9-11-2003 6-0-0-0 Y Active
03-240-RP NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council of the Three Affiliated Tribes, pursuant to Foreclosure Code hereby formally appoints the Lead Attorney for the Three Affiliated Tribe Legal Department and his appointed representative as the designated agent to proceed with the sale of mortgaged fee property under a judgment of foreclosure pursuant to the statutory requirements of the Foreclosure Code.  9-11-2003 6-0-0-0 Y Active
03-241-RP NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, That the Tribal Business Council of the Three Affiliated Tribes, pursuant to Title I, Chapter 1, Section 4.3 of the Fort Berthold Tribal Code, hereby formally appoints El Marie Conklin as District Judge of the Fort Berthold District Court for a term of two (2) years, which term shall be effective from September 28, 2003 through September 28,2005.  9-11-2003 4-2-0-0 Y Active
03-242-RP Authorization from the Three Affiliated Tribes to guarantee a loan from Lakeside State Bank and Bank of North Dakota to the Fort Berthold Community College 9-11-2003 5-0-0-0 Y Active
03-243-RP Gift Conveyance by Eleanor Sorenson to the Three Affiliated Tribes 9-11-2003 5-0-0-0 Y Active
03-244-RP Shawn L. Charging Land Sale to the Three Affiliated Tribes   9-11-2003 5-0-0-0 Y Active
03-245-RP Gainus Little Soldier Land Sale to the Three Affiliated Tribes 9-11-2003 5-0-0-0 Y Active
03-246-RP A Resolution Rescinding Resolution Nos. 03-100-RP, 03-101-RP and 03-102-RP. 9-11-2003 5-0-0-0 Y Active
03-247-RP Three Affiliated Tribe's Request that the State Department of Human Services Provide Family Care Giver Program Services To the Fort Berthold Reservation 9-11-2003 5-0-0-0 Y Active
03-248-RP  Contract Pretrial Probation Service for the Circle of Life 9-11-2003 0-0-0-0 N Active
03-249-RP P.L. 103-413 Contract for Administration, Operation and Maintenance of Detention Facility and Start-Up Operations, Including, but not limited to Equipment and Furnishings. 9-11-2003 5-0-0-0 Y Active
03-250-RP Contracting Development of Long range Transportation Plan   0-0-0-0    
03-251-RP  Approval of Agreement to Indemnify the City of New Town Arising Out of the Easements Granted By Northrop Grumman Systems Corporation and The City of New Town, North Dakota and Related to the Construction of A Sewer Main and Water Main Necessary for the New Detention Facility. 9-11-2003 5-0-0-0 Y Active
03-252-RP         Active
03-253-RP Approval of Attorney Contract With Steven A. Kelly.  9-11-2003 5-0-0-0 Y Active
03-254-RP Mandaree/West Segment Multi-Purpose Cultural Center (including Senior Center/Health Center) ICDBG 9-11-2003 5-0-0-0 Y Active
03-255-RP National Council of the Lewis & Clark Bicentennial's 2004 Tribal Involvement Grant Application.  9-11-2003 5-0-0-0 Y Active
03-256-RP Traditional Arts Revitalization Initiative 9-11-2003 5-0-0-0 Y Active
03-257-RP NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Tribal Business Council gives authority for the management of the 4 Bears Casino and Lodge to process payroll and accounts payable checks for normal operations of the casino; and
THEREFORE BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Council has determined that, because of personnel changes leaving only three people authorized to sign checks for the 4 Bears Casino and Lodge, that this could negatively affect the timeliness in which checks are issued; and
THEREFORE BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that it would be in the best interest of 4 Bears Casino and Lodge to add a fourth signatory; and THEREFORE, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Council hereby directs that, at a minimum, checks issued by the 4 Bears Casino & Lodge shall contain not less than two signatures, including the signatures of two of the following: Spencer Wilkinson, Jr., Patrick Packineau, Felicia Jarski or Madeline Cerese Baker.
10-9-2003 5-0-0-0 Y Active
03-258-RP USDA Water Loan to Mandaree & 4 Bears 10-9-2003      
03-259-RP NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Tribal Business Council of the Three Affiliated Tribes hereby approves the withdrawal of the earnings for the Docket Funds for FY04 Tribal operations in the amount of$539,549.91; and
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Tribal Chairman and Tribal Treasurer can disburse these funds of $539,549.91 as authorized by the Plan. Attached are the allocations for these monies that are described in this plan
10-9-2003 5-0-0-0 Y Active
03-260-RP A Resolution Approving the Initial FY 2004 Budget and Continuing Funding of all 2003 Programs omitted from the FY 2()04 Budget at the FY 2003 Levels 10-9-2003 7-0-0-0 Y Active
03-261-MP Memorandum of Understanding, which encompasses provisions of related documents, between the Three Affiliated Tribes and Casey Family Programs. 10-9-2003 6-0-0-1 Y Active
03-262-RP Purchase 5 Military Homes to Parshall and Mandaree 10-9-2003      
03-263-RP Amendments to the Tribes Foreclosure and Recording Statutes 10-9-2003 5-1-0-0 Y Active
03-264-RP Consultant Agreement for Attorney Contract to Provide Legal Services to Housing Divisions 10-9-2003 5-1-0-0 Y Active
03-265-RP Approval of Letter of Credit from Community First National Bank and Pledge of Security. 10-9-2003 5-1-0-0 Y Active
03-266-RP Approval of Corporate Charter and Bylaws for MHA Buffalo (Ma daa-gah-dee )Enterprise, Inc.  10-9-2003 4-1-1-0 Y Active
03-267-RP None        
03-268-RP Formation of Ranking Committee For Hiring of Tribal Employees. 10-9-2003 6-0-0-0 Y Active
03-269-RP Tribal Business Council's Support For the Nomination Of Brenda Hall Dvorak to the National Advisory Committee to the Lewis and Clark Bicentennial Council  10-9-2003 5-0-0-0 Y Active
03-270-RP Resolution Supporting Chairman and NCAI President Tex G. Hall's Candidacy For Reelection as President of NCAI for 2003-2005. 10-9-2003 6-0-0-0 Y Active
03-271-RP Payment Dues to NCAI & Appointment of Delegates 10-9-2003     Active
03-272-RP Approval of Buffalo Robe Purchase from Ron Brugh.  10-9-2003 6-0-0-0 Y Active
03-273-RP Tax Exempt Loan Project Reallocation 10-9-2003 6-0-0-0 Y Active
03-274-RP Support of Northwest Venture Communities Grant Application to Northwest Area Foundation, St. Paul, MN. 10-9-2003 6-0-0-0 Y Active
03-275-RP Approval of Contract with Jackson & Associates, Inc. 10-9-2003 5-0-1-0 Y Active
03-276-RP NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Three Affiliated Tribes amend the Gross Production Tax Rate to 5% to withstand the current budget constraints and economy of today, retroactive to the fiscal year of 1997; and
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Tax Commissioner, Marcus Wells, Sr., continue working with the North Dakota Industrial Commission, Oil and Gas Division to recover Gross Production Taxes collected on Oil and Gas wells within the boundaries of the Fort Berthold Reservation- by the State of North Dakota, back to the fiscal year 1997.
10-9-2003 6-0-0-0 Y Active
03-277-RP Creation of an Advisory Committee on Education Code Development 10-9-2003 5-0-0-0 Y Active
03-278-RP 2004-2005 Circle of Tribal Advisors (COTA) Grant 10-9-2003 5-0-0-0 Y Active
03-279-RP Limited Waiver of Sovereign Immunity For the Benefit of the United States for USDA Loan and Grant 10-9-2003 7-0-0-0 Y Active
03-280-RP Authorization For the Chairman to Close on the 2003 USDA Rural Development Loan and Grant Documents For Fort Berthold Rural Water Supply System.  10-30-2003 7-0-0-0 Y Active
03-281-RP Authorization for Councilman Randy Phelan and Councilman Marcus Wells, Jr. to Review and Select person(s) or an organization for management/lease of the Mandaree Convenience Store and the Four Bears Convenience Store 10-30-2003 6-0-0-0 Y Active
03-282-RP Authorization For the Chairman to Close on the $250,000 USDA Loan for the Intermediary Relending Program  10-30-2003 6-0-0-0 Y Active
03-283-RP Financial Request by Ada White Lighting 10-30-2003 7-0-0-0 Y Active
03-284-RP Small Loan Extension (resolution missing) 10-30-2003 5-0-0-0 Y Active
03-285-RP Entitled Tribal Membership to Access Land 10-30-2003      
03-286-RP Authorization For Tribal Participation in the Supreme Court Case of U.S. v. Lara. 10-30-2003 7-0-0-0 Y Active
03-287-RP Authorization for the Housing Division to Participate in the Native American Conventional Lending Initiative and Authorization for the Chairman and Secretary to Execute documents Necessary to Participate in the Program. 10-30-2003 7-0-0-0 Y Active
03-288-RP  Flex Benefit Plan 10-30-2003 6-0-0-0 Y Active
03-289-RP Finance Policy and Procedure Manual and Property and Procurement Manual 10-30-2003 5-1-0-0 Y Active
03-290-RP Authorization to Support American Indian Higher Education Consortium 10-30-2003 5-0-0-2 Y Active
03-291-RP Northern Plains Intertribal Court of Appeals  11-12-2003 6-0-0-0 Y Active
03-292-RP Resolution Supporting Kalyn Free in her bid for Oklahoma's Second Congressional District Seat and Authorizing a Campaign Contribution in the Amount of $1,500. 11-12-2003 6-1-0-0 Y Active
03-293-RP Student Loan Request for Marcus Wells, Jr. Masters in Management Graduate 11-12-2003 6-0-1-0 Y Active
03-294-RP NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, Austin Gillette, the White Shield Representative is hereby authorized to sign all documents required for construction and completion of the Arickara Multi Purpose Cultural Center.  11-12-2003 7-0-0-0 Y Active
03-295-RP None        
03-296-RP Assignment of Mandaree Enterprises Inc. MHA Enterprises Inc. 11-12-2003     Active
03-297-RP Women with Children Program 12-18-2003 6-0-0-0 Y Active
03-298-RP Tribal Enrollment 12-18-2003     Active
03-299-RP Restatement of Dixon Children 12-18-2003     Active
03-300-RP Restatement of Kenneth Merrick 12-18-2003     Active
03-301-RP $200.000 Loan to Fort Berthold Development 12-18-2003     Active
03-302-RP Arikara Multi Purpose Cultural Center 12-18-2003     Active
03-303-RP Adoption of a Travel Closeout Procedures 12-18-2003 7-0-0-0 Y Active
03-304-RP Adoption of Policy Internal Audits of Travel Records 12-18-2003     Active
03-305-RP Charles B. Grinnell Land Sale to the Three Affiliated Tribes 12-18-2003 5-0-0-0 Y Active
03-306-RP Appointment of Three Affiliated Tribes Committees 12-18-2003 5-0-0-2 Y Active
03-307-RP Land Sale: Charles Grinnell 12-18-2003     Active
03-308-RP Authorization Parshall Resources De-Tox Signatory Authority 12-18-2003     Active
03-309-RP That the Tribal Business Council hereby delegates Austin Gillette, Tribal Representative of the White Shield (Eastern) District to oversee all aspects of the Arickara Multi Purpose Cultural Center.  12-18-2003   N Active
03-310-RP Noxious Weed Priority Eradication Ranking 12-18-2003   N Active
03-311-RP Salt Cedar Identification Initiative  12-18-2003   N Active
03-312-RP Newlv Little Swallow Restitution loss of Buffalo 12-18-2003     Active
03-313-RP Tribal Court Rotating Judges 12-18-2003     Active
03-314-RP Vocational Rehab Grant Application of 1.5 million 12-18-2003     Active
03-315-RP Application Loan Grant Rural Development 12-18-2003     Active
03-316-RP Self Determination Contract Ft. Berthold Development 12-18-2003     Active
03-317-RP  Three Affiliated Tribes Business Council's Call for Congress and the Department of the Interior to Immediately Delay the Department of the Interior's Reorganization of the Bureau of Indian Affairs For One Year So that the Three Affiliated Tribes Can Submit an Agency Specific Reorganization Plan that Better Addresses the Needs of the Three Affiliated Tribes 12-18-2003 5-0-0-2 Y Active
03-318-RP Mid Winter Pow-wow of $7.000 12-18-2003