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CRST January 2020 Summary/Motions & Resolutions

CHEYENNE RIVER SIOUX

TRIBAL COUNCIL

JANUARY 2020 SUMMARY

JANUARY 7, 8, 9, 10, 17, 21, 27 &

28, 2020 – Regular Session

JANUARY 23, 2020 –

Special Session

JANUARY 7, 2020–Regular

Session–Cheyenne River

Motel Conference Room

CALLED TO ORDER @

9:41 AM / 2:04 PM

Bryce In the Woods X X

Bernita In the Woods X X

Ted Knife, Jr. X X

Ed Widow X A

John Kessler (Medical) E E

Mark Knight X X

James “Jim” L. PearmanX X

Merrie Miller X A

Vincent T. Dupris X X

Ryman LeBeau X X

Derek Bartlett X X

Robert “Bob” Walters X X

Randel J. “RJ” Lawrence X X

Wade Tater Ward X X

Tuffy Thompson X X

RECESSED @ 12:21 PM

RECESSED @ 5:34 PM

Motion – Tribal Council Minutes:  1/7/20:  Approved of a motion to approve the following Tribal Council Minutes with corrections:  May 7, 8, 9 & 10, 2019 – Regular Session; October 8, 2019 – Special Session; October 16, 2019 – Special Session; November 5 & 6, 2019 – Regular Session; December 3, 4 & 5, 2019 – Regular Session& December 11, 2019 – Special Session.

Motion – Appointment of District No. 5 Personnel Policy Board Position:  1/7/20:  Approved of a motion to appoint Maxine Flying By to the vacant District No. 5 Personnel Policy Board Position pending background check and to fill the unexpired term.

Motion – Gaming Commission Vacant Positions:  1/7/20:  Approved of a motion that if no applications are received for the vacant Gaming Commission positions then to advertise for another 30 days.  (NOTE:  It was stated that those who submitted their applications prior to the first deadline (1/10/20) would not need to re-submit their application if it to be re-advertised.)

Motion – Question re:  Ordinance 78 – Agricultural Leasing (Farm/Pasture):  1/7/20:  Approved of a motion to refer the email from Rick Rousseau regarding a question pertaining to Ordinance 78 – Agricultural Leasing (Farm/Pasture) to the Attorney General for review.

Motion – Request by Corey DeHorse:  1/7/20:  Approved of a motion to deny Corey DeHorse’s request to come back to the reservation for his mother’s funeral.  Motion was amended to include that there be no visitations allowed until proper procedures are established.  (NOTE:  No document(s) was submitted for the record.)

Motion – District No. 1 Minutes dated 1/5/20:  1/7/20:  After reviewing the District No. 1 Minutes dated 1/5/20 their actions follow:

• District No. 1 Motion to have public hearings on the 5g network and to hold up no construction of any new towers.  APPROVED.

• District No. 1 Motion to establish a District No. 1 beef herd utilizing tribal land/farm land South of Iron Lightning.  Motion amended to concurrent of the Iron Lightning Community.  TABLED to have Jamie White Eyes, Tribal Land Office Director, present.  After meeting with Jamie White Eyes, no action was taken until Iron Lightning Community meets on this issue.  NO ACTION TAKEN.

• District No. 1 Motion to support the letter regarding the ICWA issue in Rapid City, who are tribal members and residents of Pennington Co.  REFERRED to Attorney General.

• District No. 1 Motion by resolution (to be drafted by Bryce In the Woods) to opposed the gold mining in the Black Hills until the rightful owners are consulted.  TABLED for resolution.

• District No. 1 Motion to have the Council Representatives be on time and do not adjourn at 10 AM.  APPROVED.

Motion – District No. 5 Minutes dated 11/26/19:  1/7/20:  After reviewing the District No. 5 Minutes dated 11/26/19 their actions follow:

• District No. 5 Motion to update the old measurements of the corner lot by Lakota Thrifty Mart and C.R.S.T. Property and Supply, old 212 Lot #T2298. Adding on 1.24 acres more.  The lot measures 240 feet by 225 feet.  APPROVED.

• District No. 5 Motion that the Tribe is to move the Mobile Home off District #5 lot.  APPROVED.

• District No. 5 Motion that all District 5 Board members are to come to the next meeting and make a report.  Write a letter to District 5 board members to make a report at the district meeting.  If not, have them step down or resign, and a written report will be ok.  WILL BE TAKEN BACK to the district.

• District No. 5 Motion that the CRST Administrative Officer investigate all these complaints and allegations about the CRST Support Services Program and provide a written report of the findings to the members of the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe.  NO ACTION TAKEN.

• District No. 5 Motion that CRST provide more street lighting to the Dupree St, Tribal Trailer Court and Property and Supply building vicinity to increase safety and curb the crime issues in the area.  APPROVED.

• District No. 5 Motion that CRST complete an in depth financial audit of the last 20 years, and that those audit reports and findings be provided to the 6 district chairman’s as well as the auditors answer to the 6 District Chairman’s.  APPROVED.

• District No. 5 Motion that a depreciation scale be developed by the Cheyenne River Housing Authority on these old houses and adjust rent based on that scale.  REFERRED to the CR Housing Authority Board of Directors.

• District No. 5 Motion for Animal Control to have a humane round up on all the loose animals on the reservation and to get them off the streets, and get them placed and adopted out.  APPROVED.

• District No. 5 Motion to take control of the old IHS Apartments and Houses be turned back over to the Tribe for use.  FAILED.

Motion – District No. 5 Minutes dated 12/17/19:  1/7/20:  After reviewing the District No. 5 Minutes dated 12/17/19 their actions follow:

• District No. 5 Motion “to go full steam ahead on hemp, do our own feasibility study on processor for the tribe and submit a plan to the U.S.D.A.  APPROVED.

• District No. 5 Motion to support and approve District #1’s motion to legalize marijuana for recreational use.  WILL BE TAKEN back to the district as vote count did not have majority.

• District No. 5 Motion to investigate the New Hope & Old Agency Homeless Shelters of abuse to the homeless from the workers.  REFERRED to Administrative Officer.

• District No. 5 Motion to recall council representatives (all four District 5).  NO ACTION TAKEN as the process is in the Constitution.

• District No. 5 Motion to pay for motion for filing fee out of $3,000 for court filing fee and others fees to use to recall all four representatives.  TAKE BACK to the District as this is not the process.

JANUARY 8, 2020–Regular

Session–Cheyenne River

Motel Conference Room

CALLED TO ORDER @

9:40 AM / 3:03 PM

Bryce In the Woods A/L A/L

Bernita In the Woods X X

Ted Knife, Jr. X E

Ed Widow A/L A/L

John Kessler (Medical) E E

Mark Knight X X

James “Jim” L. PearmanX X

Merrie Miller L X

Vincent T. Dupris E E

Ryman LeBeau X X

Derek Bartlett X X

Robert “Bob” Walters X X

Randel J. “RJ” Lawrence X X

Wade Tater Ward X X

Tuffy Thompson X X

RECESSED @ 1:32 PM

RECESSED @ 5:00 PM

Motion – Moreau River Lawsuit:  1/8/20:  Approved of a motion to have the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe drop out of the Moreau River Lawsuit.  (NOTE:  No document(s) was submitted for the record.)

Motion – Big Fire Law Firm:  1/8/20:  Approved of a motion to authorize the Big Fire Law Firm to file a lawsuit on behalf of the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe against Boyd Parsons, Environmental Protection Agency, Bureau of Indian Affairs and the Army Corps of Engineers in regards to the illegal trenching.

Motion – Security Issues at the Manors:  1/8/20:  Approved of a motion for the Security issues at the Dupree Manor be addressed and to include all the Manors and to include phone lines and to have the CRHA give a report to Tribal Council.

Motion – District No. 1 Minutes dated 11/24/19:  1/8/20:  After reviewing the District No. 1 Minutes dated 11/24/19 their actions follow:

• District No. 1 Motion that Tribal Council Representatives and Executives recuse themselves when it involves personal and business related issues to include at the council committee meetings they are on when it pertains to their nephew, daughter etc., and to include immediate family members.  NO ACTION TAKEN as the vote count did not have majority.

• District No. 1 Motion that all Tribal Council Representatives and Executives undergo the Orientation again at their next committee meetings to refresh their memory of what their role is as an elected official and to abide by it at all times.  APPROVED.

• District No. 1 Motion that Chairman Harold Frazier, Treasurer Benita Clark and Secretary EvAnn White Feather as employees of the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe be in the office at 8:00 A.M. Monday through Friday to handle the day to day operations of the Tribe and be readily available for the people for business during these days and times.  FAILED.

• District No. 1 Motion to reiterate to all Tribal Council Representatives and Executives to stay out of personnel issues and cease any action on all tribal employees effective immediately.  Tribal Council and the Executive are law makers and not supervisors and/or directors that this action be effective immediately.  FAILED.

• District No. 1 Motion to direct Lyle Smith, Tribal Projects Director to advertise all projects and bids to the public in the West River Eagle and surrounding newspapers that the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe works with for advertising.  FAILED.

• District No. 1 Motion to advertise the Eagle Butte Lakota Thrifty Mart Manager position to permanent status instead of acting capacity currently held by Tyson LaPlante.  To include qualifications for this position at the minimum of bachelors in business administration and/or management.  Motion was amended to refer to CREDCO J.D. Williams to handle.  REFERRED to CREDCO.

• District No. 1 Motion is in support of our youth, travel time will be included for employees for all off and on reservation school sports activities and will be granted also to the uncles, aunties, caregivers and guardians whom attend school sports events to show moral support for the minor child(ren), shall be considered as administrative leave effective December 2, 2019.  FAILED.

• District No. 1 Motion to support and approve to legalize marijuana for medicinal recreational use.  FAILED.

• District No. 1 Motion to support the 2018 Farm Bill and to omit the DEA’s language regarding the USDA Secretary Purdue’s 161-page draft establishment of a domestic hemp production program.  APPROVED.

Motion- Voting on the Legalization of Medicinal & Recreational Marijuana:  1/8/20:  Approved of a motion to approve to put the legalization of medicinal and recreational marijuana use up for a vote and to refer to the Election Board to put on the ballot for the Primary Election in August 2020 and to have Mark Van Norman, Tribal Attorney, draft legislation and amendment to the CRST Law & Order Code.  (NOTE:  No document(s) was submitted for the record.)

JANUARY 9, 2020–Regular

Session–Cheyenne River

Motel Conference Room

CALLED TO ORDER @

9:35 AM / 1:43 PM

Bryce In the Woods X X

Bernita In the Woods X X

Ted Knife, Jr. A/L A/L

Ed Widow A/L A/L

John Kessler A A

Mark Knight X A

James “Jim” L. PearmanX X

Merrie Miller X X

Vincent T. Dupris X X

Ryman LeBeau X X

Derek Bartlett X A/L

Robert “Bob” Walters X X

Randel J. “RJ” Lawrence X X

Wade Tater Ward X X

Tuffy Thompson X X

RECESSED @ 12:05 PM

RECESSED @ 7:38 PM

Motion – Request by Rose Mitchell:  1/9/20:  Approved of a motion to approve Rose Mitchell’s request for Attorney Fees in the amount of $15,000.00 ($10,000.00 for Seth Shumaker) & ($5,000.00 for Angela Long) and for the funds to come out of the Legal Department’s Budget.  (NOTE:  No document(s) was submitted for the record.)

Motion – Reimburse Legal Department:  1/9/20:  Approved of a motion to reimburse the Legal Department from RAMAH funds in regards to Rose Mitchell’s financial request.

Motion – Request by Lynn Cadotte:  1/9/20:  Approved of a motion for the Indian Health Service to pay Lynn Cadotte’s bill and to include all other Tribal members’ bills.  (NOTE:  No document(s) was submitted for the record.)

Motion – Hearing on Judge Curtis Carroll:  1/9/20:  Approved of a motion to have a hearing on Judge Curtis Carroll during the next Tribal Council Session.  Motion was amended to state to have a hearing on Judge Curtis Carroll according to the Law & Order Code Procedures.  (NOTE:  No document(s) was submitted for the record.)

Motion – Grant Opportunity with Poarch Band of Creek Indians:  1/9/20:  Approved of a motion to pursue the grant with Poarch Band of Creek Indians in regards to homelessness for the amount of $500,000.00

Motion – Draft Resolution re:  Black Elk Wilderness:  1/9/20:  Approved of a motion to refer the draft resolution regarding Black Elk Wilderness to the Land Committee for review.

Motion – Transfer James Driving Hawk:  1/9/20:  Approved of a motion by resolution to demand that Indian Health Service transfer James Driving Hawk, Great Plains Regional Director, to another region and to advertise that position.  (NOTE:  Tracey Zephier, Attorney General to draft the resolution.  No document(s) was submitted for the record.)

Motion – Transfer Justin Keckler Back to Cheyenne River Service Unit:  1/9/20:  Approved of a motion by resolution to have Indian Health Service transfer Justin Keckler back to the Cheyenne River Service Unit immediately.  (NOTE:  Tracey Zephier, Attorney General to draft the resolution.  No document(s) was submitted for the record.)

Motion – Request for Chris Mandragan to visit Cheyenne River:  1/9/20:  Approved of a motion for Chairman Frazier to write a letter of request to Chris Mandragan, Deputy Director of Field Operations, to come and visit the Cheyenne River Service Unit and the Tribe.  (NOTE:  No document(s) was submitted for the record.)

Motion – Request by Harry Little Thunder:  1/9/20:  Approved of a motion to refer Harry Little Thunder’s request for travel assistance to attend the Lakota Language meeting at Rosebud, SD on January 21, 2020 to the Tribal Treasurer to handle.  (NOTE:  No document(s) was submitted for the record.)

Motion – Request by Jewel Bruner:  1/9/20:  Approved of a motion to refer Jewel Bruner’s request to Tribal Treasurer, Benita Clark, and to the Attorney General to assist her with a loan.  (NOTE:  No document(s) was submitted for the record.)

JANUARY 10, 2020–Regular

Session–Cheyenne River

Motel Conference Room

CALLED TO ORDER @ 9:47 AM

Bryce In the Woods X

Bernita In the Woods X

Ted Knife, Jr. L

Ed Widow X

John Kessler A

Mark Knight A

James “Jim” L. PearmanX

Merrie Miller X

Vincent T. Dupris X

Ryman LeBeau X

Derek Bartlett X

Robert “Bob” Walters X

Randel J. “RJ” Lawrence A

Wade Tater Ward X

Tuffy Thompson X

RECESSED @ 1:38 PM

Motion – WAPA:  1/10/20:  Approved of a motion to refer to the Claims & Legislation Committee the issue of WAPA for review.  (NOTE:  No document(s) was submitted for the record.)

Motion – Claims & Legislation Committee Report dated 11/20/19:  1/10/20:  After reviewing the Claims & Legislation Committee Report dated 11/20/19 their actions follow:

• To approve the Hiring Board Panel.  FAILED.

• To refer Robin LeBeau’s water bill from the City of Eagle Butte to Steve Gunn, Tribal Attorney, for review.  REFERRED to Steve Gunn, Tribal Attorney.

Motion – IHS Water & Sewer Eligibility:  1/10/20:  Approved of a motion to refer to Steve Gunn, Tribal Attorney, regarding the Indian Health Services’ water and sewer eligibility for the Tribe to have the right to determine what is a permanent structure.  (NOTE:  No document(s) was submitted for the record.)

Motion – LIEAP Policy:  1/10/20:  Approved of a motion to refer to the Legal Department regarding the LIEAP Policy on determining what is a home structure.  (NOTE:  No document(s) was submitted for the record.)

Motion – Education Committee Report dated 11/13/19:  1/10/20:  After reviewing the Education Committee Report dated 11/13/19 their actions follow:

• To approve to add the following amendment to the CRST Scholarship Program Policy page 2, C. Section III-Determination of Eligibility:  Number (4) Depending on annual funding allocations these policies may change.  APPROVED.

• To approve to add the following amendment to the CRST Scholarship Program Policy page 6, (3) Graduate students will be allowed to accumulate up to 15 credits hours as a part-time student and will receive up to $1,500.00.  Once the student has earned 15 credit hours attending part-time, the student then is required to enroll full-time.  Part-time students must compete the term with a minimum GPA of 2.0, earning no less than the original number of credit hours for which they received funding or be suspended from the program  Graduate students are allowed up to six (6) semesters of funding as set forth in Section H (4).  APPROVED.

• To approve to add the following amendment to the CRST Scholarship Program Policy page 8, (2) A student’s academic information such as grades or academic standing (GPA, academic transcript, academic warning, academic probation, or discipline records) will be given to the student and not to the parents.  College students are considered responsible adults who may determine who will receive information about them.  Education Services representatives are prohibited from discussing information about the student’s academic record with parents or any third party.  (3) Prior to discussing information about scholarship applications, a Release of Information Form must be filled out and signed by the student.  Bear in mind, during an appeal proceeding, the students’ academic information will be discussed by the Tribal Education Committee.  The Education Services Office and the Tribal Education Agency Office is not responsible for information discussed or released in these committee meetings.  APPROVED.

• To approve to add the following amendment to the CRST Scholarship Program Policy page 8 and 9, (2) All undergraduate students may receive up to 10 semesters of funding and may be required to submit 2 letters of recommendation from the college Registrar and from an Advisor to determine if the student is making a sincere effort towards the completion of their academic goals.  Based on these letters of recommendation, students may be granted 1 additional semester to complete their degree program.  APPROVED.

• To approve to add the following amendment to the CRST Scholarship Program Policy page 9, (3) Undergraduate students who earn over 100 credits in any declared major are prohibited from terminating their degree program and starting over in a new field of study with the exception of having 10 new semesters funded.  The purpose of the CRST Scholarship Program is to have a student acquire a bachelor’s degree and proceed toward a graduate program.  The CRST Scholarship Program will not fund various bachelor’s degree programs because of limited funding.  APPROVED.

• To approve to add the following amendment to the CRST Scholarship Program Policy page 9, (4) Graduate students may receive up to 6 semesters of funding and may be required to submit a letter of recommendation from the college Registrar and from an Advisor to determine if the student is making a sincere effort towards the completion of their academic goals.  Based on these letters of recommendation, students may be granted 1 additional semester to complete their degree program.  APPROVED.

• To approve to add the following amendment to the CRST Scholarship Program Policy page 10, (1) Payment shall be made to the Institution for the student.  APPROVED.

• Higher Education Scholarship Program Policy:  To approve by resolution (1) Payment shall be made to the institution for the student.  APPROVED.  * See Resolution No. 5-2020-CR.

• To recommend to Tribal Council to allow Takini School to get a waiver to purchase products from US Foods.  APPROVED.

• To approve to purchase metal ramps for all out centers of Head Start.  APPROVED.

• To approve an extension of Donna Denker’s contract in the amount of $4,556.62 to enable Donna Denker and Associates to complete the 2018 Audit documents for Takini School.  APPROVED.  * See Resolution No. 6-2020-CR.

Motion – Head Start:  1/10/20:  Approved of a motion to refer to Chairman Frazier to have the snow bank removed from the Head Start Center located on Main Street and the snow bank on the Southeast corner removed as well.  (NOTE:  No document(s) was submitted for the record.)

JANUARY 17, 2020–Regular

Session–Cheyenne River

Motel Conference Room

CALLED TO ORDER @

9:48 AM / 2:06 PM

Bryce In the Woods X X

Bernita In the Woods X X

Ted Knife, Jr. X X

Ed Widow X X

John Kessler X X

Mark Knight X X

James “Jim” L. PearmanX X

Merrie Miller X X

Vincent T. Dupris

(late in AM for personal) L X

Ryman LeBeau X X

Derek Bartlett

(late in PM) X L/X

Robert “Bob” Walters X X

Randel J. “RJ” Lawrence A A

Wade Tater Ward X X

Tuffy Thompson X X

RECESSED @ 12:34 PM

RECESSED @ 6:03 PM

Motion – Health Committee Report dated 12/2/19:  1/17/20:  After reviewing the Health Committee Report dated 12/2/19 their actions follow:

• To have Harold Tiger, Health Educator/Instructor Trainer, restart the EMT and First Responder training with our staff immediately.  APPROVED.

• For the Chairman to provide a letter of support for the Community HIV Readiness Assessment Project.  IN-HOUSE.

• To have Mika Tibbs, Tribal Health DON, be the point of contact for the HIV cases regarding awareness, treatment and public relations.  Amended by resolution.  WILL BE TAKEN back to committee to select a new point of contact person.

• Pending grant approval of the Good Health and Wellness, for an RFA on the public health code and for Rae O’Leary to be the point of contact for the tribe on the Public Health Code.  APPROVED.

• To approve by resolution, pending legal review, the AI-Cherish Project.  APPROVED.  * See Resolution No. 56-2020-CR.

• To approve by resolution, pending legal review, Exploring Alcohol Use with Native American and Alaska Native Women, a pilot study.  APPROVED.  * See Resolution No. 57-2020-CR.

• To approve by resolution, pending legal review, adding mental health outcomes and socioeconomic information to Exposure Assessment.  APPROVED.  * See Resolution No. 58-2020-CR.

• To approve by resolution, pending legal review, Stress and Resilience in Health and Aging among American Indian Elder.  WILL BE TAKEN back to committee.

• To refer to the attorney general for review and recommendation a Data Use Agreement for the tribe.  APPROVED.

• For Indian Health Service to build a dialysis unit.  APPROVED.

Motion – Healthy Start MOU:  1/17/20:  Approved of a motion to approve the Healthy Start Program MOU governed by the Great Plains Tribal Chairmen’s Health Board.

Motion – Request by Donovan Pretty Weasel:  1/17/20:  Approved of a motion to refer the request by Donovan Pretty Weasel regarding a hospital bed with a lifter to the Health Department to handle.  (NOTE:  No document(s) was submitted for the record.)

Motion – Bill the Indian Health Service:  1/17/20:  Approved of a motion to gather data from Support Services and bill the Indian Health Service for all the referrals they have done.  (NOTE:  No document(s) was submitted for the record.)

Motion – Economic Development Committee Report dated 11/25/19:  1/17/20:  After reviewing the Economic Development Committee Report dated 11/25/19 their actions follow:

• To approve of the contract for services with National Power Roddy Corporation in the amount of $55,742.00.  APPROVED with corrections.  * See Resolution No. 55-2020-CR.

• To approve the change order for the LaPlant C-Store with Sharpe Enterprises in the amount of $92,000.00 for the approach to the store.  MOTION pulled to wait on the land purchase.

• To approve change order number two for LaPlant/Red Scaffold Health Clinic contract in the amount of $34,000.00.  APPROVED with corrections.  * See Resolution No. 54-2020-CR.

• To contract Diamond D Construction to follow up on a leaking roof for repairs (Taryn R.D. House).  APPROVED.

Motion – Economic Development Committee Report dated 1/3/20:  1/17/20:  After reviewing the Economic Development Committee Report dated 1/3/20 their actions follow:

• To approve Change Order #3 for the IHS Maintenance Facility Expansion Project in the amount of $19,013.57, which includes an additional propane tank and material testing, pending documentation and Legal Review.  APPROVED with corrections.       * See Resolution No. 53-2020-CR.

• To award Garrett Construction, LLC for the IHS Scattered Sites Contract (IHS project # AB-18-G10) in the amount of $1,810,591.00 pending all fees and documentations are up to date.  FAILED.  Motion was then made to approve to award Farlee Trenching the IHS Scattered Sites Contract (IHS project # AB-18-G10) in the amount of $1,177,658.00.  APPROVED.  * See Resolution No. 52-2020-CR.

Motion – Contracting Specialist Checklist Form:  1/17/20: Approved of a motion to add to the Contracting Specialist Checklist Form that TERO fees and all other fees be paid in full.  (NOTE:  No document(s) was submitted for the record.)

Motion – Human Services Committee Report dated 11/26/19:  1/17/20:  After reviewing the Human Services Committee Report dated 11/26/19 their actions follow:

• To have Planning Department assist CRST Indian Child Welfare with a TECA Grant for the development of a New Children’s Shelter.  APPROVED.

• To pay over cost at Kesling Funeral Home in the amount of $924.00 for JB family.  APPROVED.

• To approve Financial Needs Intake Form for Support Services Case Manager.  APPROVED.

• To approve to pay $500.00 to move NRH trailer house, payment to go directly to Joe Bowman, trailer needs to be moved within 2 weeks.  Also needs to fill out Intake Form with Support Services.  APPROVED.

• To approve to pay GHE electrical repairs in the amount of $1,310.30 to go directly to Current Electric LLC in Gettysburg, SD pending Intake Form with Support Services.  APPROVED.

Motion – Request by Jerome White Horse, Jr.:  1/17/20:  Approved of a motion to refer the request by Jerome White Horse, Jr. to the Human Services Committee Chairman, John Keckler, and Tribal Treasurer, Benita Clark, to handle regarding electrical hookup to his trailer house.  (NOTE:  No document(s) was submitted for the record.)

JANUARY 21, 2020–Regular

Session–Cheyenne River

Motel Conference Room

CALLED TO ORDER @ 9:45 AM

Bryce In the Woods E

Bernita In the Woods X

Ted Knife, Jr. A

Ed Widow X

John Kessler X

Mark Knight A/E

James “Jim” L. PearmanX

Merrie Miller

(family emergency) E

Vincent T. Dupris A

Ryman LeBeau X

Derek Bartlett X

Robert “Bob” Walters X

Randel J. “RJ” Lawrence X

Wade Tater Ward X

Tuffy Thompson X

RECESSED @ 12:56 PM

Motion – Land Committee Report dated 11/14/19:  1/21/20:  After reviewing the Land Committee Report dated 11/14/19 their actions follow:

• To recommend approving to lease Farm Pasture 700 to Brock Williams and Carson Williams for a one (1) year lease.  APPROVED.  * See Resolution No. 11-2020-CR

• To recommend giving preference to off-reservation lands, especially the Tin Cup and Bad River lands for the Land Buy Back Program.  TABLED for resolution.

• To recommend approving Joe Uses the Knife’s request for an assignment of two and a half (2.5) acres of Tribal land for a home site along highway 63.  APPROVED.          * See Resolution No. 12-2020-CR.

• To recommend rescinding Resolution No. 63-2017-CR assigning Alicia Black Bear five (5) acres of Tribal Land for a home site located north of the Green Grass Community.  APPROVED.  * See Resolution No. 13-2020-CR.

• To recommend approving Linda Black Bear’s request for an assignment of two and a half (2.5) acres of Tribal land for a home site located north of the Green Grass Community.  APPROVED.  * See Resolution No. 14-2020-CR.

• To recommend approving to allocate the CR Housing Authority .95 acres of Tribal land for a six-plex family housing unit within the LaPlant Community.  APPROVED.       * See Resolution No. 15-2020-CR.

• To recommend approving to allocate the CR Housing Authority 2.17 acres of Tribal land for a new community center and park area within LaPlant Community.  APPROVED.  * See Resolution No. 16-2020-CR.

• To recommend approving Game, Fish & Parks 2019 Bobcat Season, Fess & Limits.  (By Resolution).  APPROVED with amendment to strike the word “trust” and to add the words “and waters” after the word “land” in the third Whereas.  * See Resolution No. 64-2020-CR.

• To recommend approving to allocate the Indian Child Welfare Act 12.5 acres of Tribal land for a new Youth Shelter House within Eagle Butte Community.  APPROVED.      * See Resolution No. 17-2020-CR.

• To recommend assigning the Judicial Complex Building 1.25 acres of Tribal land for a program assignment located south of the Eagle Butte Community.  APPROVED.        * See Resolution No. 18-2020-CR.

• To recommend rescinding Resolution No. 308-2019-CR assigning Judicial Complex Building five (5) acres of Tribal land for a business site located within the Eagle Butte Community.  APPROVED.  * See Resolution No. 19-2020-CR.

• To recommend approving Elizabeth Owl King’s request for an easement/permit on allotted land in which the Tribe owns a 65% interest to allow Moreau Grand Electric Co. to install a new service line to her home site located within Farm Pasture 835.  APPROVED.  * See Resolution No. 20-2020-CR.

• To recommend approving CR Head Start Program’s request for an easement/permit on Tribal land to allow CR Telephone Authority to install a new service line to their program site located within the Timber Lake Community.  APPROVED.  * See Resolution No. 21-2020-CR.

• To recommend approving Archie Hulm’s request for an easement/permit on Tribal land to construct a new dam located within Range Unit 193.  APPROVED.  * See Resolution No. 22-2020-CR.

• To recommend approving Grady Claymore’s request for an easement/permit on Tribal land to construct a new dam located within Range Unit 250.  APPROVED.  * See Resolution No. 23-2020-CR.

• To recommend approving Joe Rose’s request for an easement/permit on Tribal land to repair a dam located within Range Unit 367.  APPROVED.  * See Resolution No. 24-2020-CR.

• To recommend approving Joe Rose’s request for an easement/permit on Tribal land to construct a new dam located within Range Unit 367.  APPROVED.  * See Resolution No. 25-2020-CR.

• To recommend approving Moreau Grand Electric Cooperative’s request for an easement/permit on Tribal land to install and replace existing service lines to the Hollow Horn Family homesteads located within Range Unit 145.  APPROVED.  * See Resolution No. 26-2020-CR.

• To recommend approving Robin Butch Anderson’s request for an easement/permit for crossing on Tribal land to install a new livestock water pipeline extending from a Tri-County well located within Range Unit 279.  APPROVED.  * See Resolution No. 27-2020-CR.

• To recommend approving Justin LaPlante, Jr.’s request for an easement/permit on Tribal land to allow Moreau Grand Electric Co. to install a new service line to provide access to his home site located south of the Eagle Butte Community.  APPROVED.    * See Resolution No. 28-2020-CR.

• To recommend approving Justin LaPlante, Jr.’s request for an easement/permit on Tribal land to allow CR Telephone Authority to install a new service line to his home site located south of the Eagle Butte Community.  APPROVED.    * See Resolution No. 29-2020-CR.

• To recommend approving Justin LaPlante, Jr.’s request for an easement/permit on Tribal land to allow IHS to install a new service line to his home site located south of the Eagle Butte Community.  APPROVED.    * See Resolution No. 30-2020-CR.

• To recommend approving Sharon Holloway’s request for an easement/permit on Tribal land to construct a new dam located within Range Unit 383.  APPROVED.        * See Resolution No. 31-2020-CR.

• To recommend approving Sharon Holloway’s request for an easement/permit on Tribal land, in which the Tribe owns a 67% interest, to construct a new dam located within Range Unit 383.  APPROVED.  * See Resolution No. 32-2020-CR.

• To recommend approving Dustin Jewett’s request for an easement/permit on Tribal land to construct a new dam located within Farm Pasture 658.  APPROVED.  * See Resolution No. 33-2020-CR.

• To recommend approving the South Dakota Department of Transportation’s request for a permit to occupy on allotted land, in which the Tribe owns 0.85% interest in, for a permit/easement on an existing road located West of Dupree.  TABLED to have Attorney General add language to the resolution.

• To recommend approving the joint permit application to add Shelby Uses the Knife onto the grazing permit for Range Unit 253 with Raymond Uses the Knife, Jr.  APPROVED.  * See Resolution No. 34-2020-CR.

• To recommend rescinding Resolution No. 118-2018-CR approving Emmett Longbrake’s’ proposed land exchange for appraisals.  APPROVED.  * See Resolution No. 35-2020-CR.

• To recommend approval to acquire appraisals on all trust lands involved in Jess Keckler’s proposed land exchange.  APPROVED.  * See Resolution No. 36-2020-CR.

• To recommend approval to acquire appraisals on all trust lands involved in Arlyn Lawrence’s proposed land exchange.  APPROVED.  * See Resolution No. 37-2020-CR.

• To recommend approval to acquire appraisals on all trust lands involved in Lucy Knight’s proposed land exchange.  APPROVED.  * See Resolution No. 38-2020-CR.

• To recommend approval to acquire appraisals on all trust lands involved in Connie Knight’s proposed land exchange.  APPROVED.  * See Resolution No. 39-2020-CR.

• To recommend approving the joint lease application to add Crystal Lind onto Farm Pasture 711 with Ivan Lind.  APPROVED.  * See Resolution No. 40-2020-CR.

Motion – Land Committee Report dated 12/10/19:  1/21/20:  After reviewing the Land Committee Report dated 12/10/19 their actions follow:

• To recommend approving Lyndsey Collins’ request for an assignment of two and a half (2.5) acres of Tribal land for a home site along highway 212.  APPROVED.  * See Resolution No. 41-2020-CR.

• To recommend rescinding Resolution No. 424-06-CR assigning Lyndsey Mesteth five (5) acres of Tribal land for a home site located along BIA Route 6.  APPROVED.         * See Resolution No. 42-2020-CR.

• To recommend approving the South Dakota Department of Transportation’s request for a permit to survey on allotted land, in which the Tribe owns interest in, to replace highway culverts for an existing road located north on Highway 63 within Range Unit 156.  TABLED to have Attorney General add language to the resolution.  Discussion was held and after the discussion, a motion was made to approve to authorize the South Dakota Department of Transportation a permit to survey Tribal lands for 6180, 6192, T6119 & T632-B.  APPROVED.

• To recommend approval by resolution the Brownsfield Response Program FY’2020 Funding proposal submitted by the Environmental Protection Department.  APPROVED.  * See Resolution No. 43-2020-CR.

• To recommend approval by resolution the General Assistance Program FY’2020 Funding proposal submitted by the Environmental Protection Department.  APPROVED.  * See Resolution No. 44-2020-CR.

• To recommend approval by resolution the 106 Water Quality FY’2020 Funding proposal submitted by the Environmental Protection Department.  APPROVED.  * See Resolution No. 45-2020-CR.

• To recommend approval by resolution the 319-Non Point Source FY’2020 Funding proposal submitted by the Environmental Protection Department.  APPROVED.  * See Resolution No. 46-2020-CR.

• To recommend approval by resolution the Pesticide Circuit Rider Program FY’2020 Funding proposal submitted by the Environmental Protection Department.  APPROVED.  * See Resolution No. 47-2020-CR.

• To recommend approval by resolution the Air Quality FY’2020 Funding proposal submitted by the Environmental Protection Department.  APPROVED.  * See Resolution No. 48-2020-CR.

• To recommend approving Stanley Moran’s request for an easement/permit on Tribal land to construct a new road leading to his home site located within the Bear Creek Community.  APPROVED.  * See Resolution No. 49-2020-CR.

• To recommend approving the request to add Farm Pasture 100360; 1560 acres into Range Unit 170.  APPROVED.

• To recommend approving the joint lease application to add Patrick Pesicka pending paperwork onto Farm Pasture 736 with Roy Veit.  APPROVED.  * See Resolution No. 50-2020-CR.

• To recommend approving the joint lease application to add Kyle Biegler pending paperwork onto Farm Pasture 736 with Richard Marty Ward.  APPROVED.  * See Resolution No. 51-2020-CR.

JANUARY 27, 2020–Regular

Session–Cheyenne River

Motel Conference Room

CALLED TO ORDER @

9:51 AM / 2:37 PM

Bryce In the Woods X X

Bernita In the Woods X X

Ted Knife, Jr. X A

Ed Widow (Dr. appt.) E E

John Kessler X X

Mark Knight X X

James “Jim” L. PearmanX X

Merrie Miller X X

Vincent T. Dupris X X

Ryman LeBeau X X

Derek Bartlett X X

Robert “Bob” Walters X X

Randel J. “RJ” Lawrence X X

Wade Tater Ward

(funeral) E E/X

Tuffy Thompson X X

RECESSED @ 1:04 PM

RECESSED @ 7:01 PM

Motion – Trade Use Agreement re:  Carson Williams:  1/27/20:  Approved of a motion to approve the Trade Use Agreement with Carson Williams.

Motion – Range Unit 459:  1/27/20:  After discussing the issue to split the land, their actions follow:

• To approve to split the land into two range units (RU 459 & RU 460).  FAILED.

• To approve to advertise RU 459.  APPROVED.

Motion – Range Unit 113:  1/27/20:  Approved of a motion to advertise Range Unit 113.  (NOTE:  No document(s) was submitted for the record.)

Motion – Request by Frankie Veit & Dale LaCompte:  1/27/20:  Approved of a motion to refer Frankie Veit & Dale LaCompte’s request to sell their lots in Timber Lake to the Tribe to the Land Committee for review.  (NOTE:  No document(s) was submitted for the record.)

Motion – Law & Order Committee Report dated 11/21/19:  1/27/20:  After reviewing the Law & Order Committee Report dated 11/21/19 their actions follow:

• To approve to have the Attorney General complete Brand proposal to the State.  REFERRED to Attorney General for review.

• To advertise for Ordinance 50 Commissioners for 30 days.  APPROVED.

• To refer contract back ground to Attorney General for Legal review and to follow Procurement process.  REFERRED to Attorney General.

• To approve to hire Jeremy Patterson (whom is an enrolled member of CRST) on Contract, by Resolution.  Recommend to Tribal council.  Salary will come out of Legal Department Funding.  TABLED to have Attorney General present.

• To refer Jeryn Big Eagle to Tribal council over complaint.  NO ACTION needed.

Motion – Law & Order Committee Report dated 12/13/19:  1/27/20:  After reviewing the Law & Order Committee Report dated 12/13/19 their actions follow:

• To refer Environmental assessment to be done and refer results of finding to Attorney General’s Office.  REFERRED back to committee to get more information on which assessment.

• To have TECA Director (KT) apply for DOJ Grants for programs eligible under CTGP Contract.  APPROVED.

• To reaffirm the Law & Order Committee’s previous motion to emergency Hire Law Enforcement & Detention Department’s and for Chairman Frazier to direct the Human Services Director to implement this motion immediately.  Motion was clarified to state to rescind previous Tribal Council action regarding emergency hires for Law Enforcement and Detention.  APPROVED.

• To have Law Enforcement charge programs & Institutions to do fingerprinting and UA’s.  Fee of $15.00 for Fingerprints, and $25.00 for UA’s.  APPROVED.

• To approve of the Artesia, New Mexico Training Policy.  Motion was amended to include “State Academy”.  APPROVED.

• To approve by resolution for the Great Plains Region to apply for a DOJ grant to establish their own Police Academy within the Great Plains.  The Law & Order committee is directing the Chairman of the Committee to present this idea to the Great Palins Tribal Chairman’s Association and bring back to Tribal Council.  WILL BE TAKEN back to committee as there was no resolution attached to the minutes.

• To approve by resolution the Powers & Authority of Vice-Chairman.  APPROVED.      * See Resolution No. 65-2020-CR.

JANUARY 28, 2020–Regular

Session–Cheyenne River

Motel Conference Room

CALLED TO ORDER @ 9:40 AM

Bryce In the Woods X

Bernita In the Woods X

Ted Knife, Jr. A

Ed Widow E

John Kessler X

Mark Knight X

James “Jim” L. PearmanX

Merrie Miller X

Vincent T. Dupris X

Ryman LeBeau E

Derek Bartlett A

Robert “Bob” Walters X

Randel J. “RJ” Lawrence A

Wade Tater Ward X

Tuffy Thompson X

RECESSED @ 12:31 PM

Motion – Roads Committee Report dated 11/22/19:  1/28/20:  After reviewing the Roads Committee Report dated 11/22/19 their actions follow:

• To approve 2 year contract for River Cities Public Transit pending contracting checklist.  Motion was amended to approve by resolution and change the contract from 2 years to 1 year.  APPROVED.  * See Resolution No. 66-2020-CR.

Motion – Detour on Route 3:  1/28/20:  Approved of a motion by resolution to demand the BIA to have a detour set up immediately on Route 3 (Moreau River Encroachment).  (NOTE:  Chairman Frazier will do the resolution.)  (NOTE:  No document(s) was submitted for the record.)

Motion – TECA Oyate Committee Report dated 11/19/19:  1/28/20:  After reviewing the TECA Oyate Committee Report dated 11/19/19 their actions follow:

• To amend and re-affirm previous TECA Committee actions that all jobs funded through TECA Grant awards or TECA Annual Allocations must be advertised and hired by the Hiring Board and said positions may not be filled by any other means, including but not limited to:  temporary, emergency, political or seasonal appointments, Oyate Connections placements, reinstatements, reassignments, promotions, or transfers.  APPROVED.

Motion – TECA Oyate Committee Report dated 11/19/19:  1/28/20:  After reviewing the TECA Oyate Committee Report dated 11/19/19 their actions follow:

• To readdress appointment of District 1 board member, and readvertise the District 1 TECA Board position and follow the process prescribed in Ordinance 74.  NO ACTION TAKEN as Tribal Council lost quorum before vote count was completed.

JANUARY 23, 2020–Special

Session–Cheyenne River

Motel Conference Room

CALLED TO ORDER @ 10:13 AM

Bryce In the Woods X

Bernita In the Woods X

Ted Knife, Jr. A

Ed Widow (medical) E

John Kessler X

Mark Knight A

James “Jim” L. PearmanX

Merrie Miller A

Vincent T. Dupris X

Ryman LeBeau A

Derek Bartlett X

Robert “Bob” Walters X

Randel J. “RJ” Lawrence

(will be late on AM) L

Wade Tater Ward

(Dr. appt.) E

Tuffy Thompson A

ADJOURNED @ 10:14 AM

***** ADJOURNED FOR THE MONTH DUE TO NO QUORUM – 7 PRESENT. *****

JANUARY 2020

RESOLUTIONS (approved)

Resolution No. 1-2020-CR:  1/7/20:  That the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribal Council does hereby agree with the Budget & Finance Committee’s recommendation of transferring $20,000.00 from the General Fund to the Small loan account and contains the provision.

Resolution No. 2-2020-CR:  1/9/20:  That the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribal Council does hereby approve to demand that Indian Health Service transfer James Driving Hawk, Great Plains Regional Director, to another region and to advertise that position and contains the provision.

Resolution No. 3-2020-CR:  1/9/20:  That the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribal Council does hereby approve to have Indian Health Service transfer Justin Keckler back to the Cheyenne River Service Unit immediately and contains the provision.

Resolution No. 4-2020-CR:  1/9/20:  That the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribal Council hereby enacts and adopts the annexed Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe Hemp Plan in order to exercise primary jurisdiction over the licensing and production of hemp on the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe in accordance with the 2018 Farm Bill, as codified at 7 U.S.C. sec. 1639 and contains the provision.

Resolution No. 5-2020-CR:  1/10/20:  That the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribal Council hereby adopts the recommendation of the Education Committee and approves the amendments of the scope of work of the Tribe’s P.L. 93-638 master contract with the Bureau of Indian Affairs, Contract No. CTA01T34012, Part 100, Section XII – Payment of the Award as described herein and contains the provision.

Resolution No. 6-2020-CR:  1/10/20:  That the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribal Council and Executives approve of Kella With Horn to represent the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe in honor of all Female Veterans; Kella and Female Veterans from the nine (9) Tribes in South Dakota will represent their respective Tribes and will be honored at this year’s 2019 Lakota Nation Invitational and contains the provision.

Resolution No. 7-2020-CR:  1/10/20:  That the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribal Council approves of and supports the Center on American Indian and Alaska Native Genomic Research (CAIANGR) proposed by Missouri Breaks Industries Research Inc. and contains the provision.

Resolution No. 8-2020-CR:  1/10/20:  That the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe supports and approves of Phase II of the SAIL study on the Cheyenne River Sioux Reservation, and shall cooperate with Missouri Breaks Industries Research, Inc. (MBIRI) to support the Project activities and contains the provision.

Resolution No. 9-2020-CR:  1/7/20:  That the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribal Council finds it in the best interest of the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe and the CRST WIC Program to approve of the contract between the CRST Women, Infants and Children (WIC) Program and Marcella Gilbert, Nutritionist, through September 30, 2020 and contains the provision.

Resolution No. 10-2020-CR:  1/17/20:  The Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe adopts the  recommendation of the CRST Health Department and authorizes and directs the Tribal Chairman to execute the contract with John Finn, LDN and contains the provision.

Resolution No. 11-2020-CR:  1/21/20:  That the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribal Council dose hereby approve the recommendation of the Land & Natural Resource Committee and odes hereby approve to award Farm Pasture 700 (19-20) to Carson Williams and Brock Williams for a period of one (1) year lease for an annual rental payment of $34,612.00 and contains the provision.

Resolution No. 12-2020-CR:  1/21/20:  That the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribal Council does hereby approve to grant permission to Joe Uses the Knife to establish his home site on tribal land to build and erect such buildings an improvements as are needed by him in accordance with existing regulations and contains the provision.

Resolution No. 13-2020-CR:  1/21/20:  That the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribal Council does hereby approve of the Land & Natural Resource Committee’s recommendation and does hereby rescind Executive Resolution No. E-63-2017-CR allocating Alicia Black Bear a home site located on Tribal land and contains the provision.

Resolution No. 14-2020-CR:  1/21/20:  That the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribal Council does hereby approve the Land & natural Resources Committee’s recommendation and does hereby to grant permission to Linda Black Bear to establish her home site on tribal land to build and erect such buildings an improvements as are needed by him in accordance with existing regulations and contains the provision.

Resolution No. 15-2020-CR:  1/21/20:  That the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribal Council does hereby grant permission for CR Housing Authority to establish a six-plex family housing unit on Tribal land to build and erect such buildings an improvements as are needed by him in accordance with existing regulations and contains the provision.

Resolution No. 16-2020-CR:  1/21/20:  That the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribal Council does hereby grant permission for CR Housing Authority to establish a new community center and park area on Tribal land to build and erect such buildings an improvements as are needed by him in accordance with existing regulations and contains the provision.

Resolution No. 17-2020-CR:  1/21/20:  That the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribal Council does hereby grant permission to CRST Indian Child Welfare Act to establish a Youth Center House on Tribal land to build and erect such buildings an improvements as are needed by him in accordance with existing regulations and contains the provision.

Resolution No. 18-2020-CR:  1/21/20:  That the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribal Council does hereby grant permission to CRST Attorney General Office to establish their Judicial Complex Building on Tribal land to build and erect such buildings an improvements as are needed by him in accordance with existing regulations and contains the provision.

Resolution No. 19-2020-CR:  1/21/20:  That the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribal Council does hereby approve of the Land & Natural Resource Committee’s recommendation to rescind Resolution No. 308-2019-CR allocating CRST Attorney General’s Office an assignment of tribal land for a Judicial Complex and contains the provision.

Resolution No. 20-2020-CR:  1/21/20:  That the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribal Council does hereby approve of the Land & Natural Resource Committee’s recommendation and does hereby grant Elizabeth Owl King a permit/easement on Tribal land for the purpose of allowing Moreau Grand Electric to install a new service line and contains the provision.

Resolution No. 21-2020-CR:  1/21/20:  That the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe does hereby approve of the Land & Natural Resource Committee’s recommendation to grant the CR Telephone Authority’s request for an easement/permit for a right of way for the purpose of installing a new fiber optic line on tribal land and contains the provision.  (Timber Lake Head Start).

Resolution No. 22-2020-CR:  1/21/20:  That the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribal Council does hereby approve of Archie Hulm’s request for an easement/permit on Tribal land to construct a new dam located within Range Unit 193 and contains the provision.

Resolution No. 23-2020-CR:  1/21/20:  That the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribal Council does hereby approve of Grady Claymore’s request for an easement/permit on Tribal land to construct a new dam located within Range Unit 250 and contains the provision.

Resolution No. 24-2020-CR:  1/21/20:  That the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribal Council does hereby approve of Joe Rose’s request for an easement/permit on Tribal land to repair a dam located within Range Unit 367 and contains the provision.

Resolution No. 25-2020-CR:  1/21/20:  That the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribal Council does hereby approve of Joe Rose’s request for an easement/permit on Tribal land to repair a dam located within Range Unit 367 and contains the provision.

Resolution No. 26-2020-CR:  1/21/20:  That the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe does hereby approve to grant Moreau Grand Electric Company a permit/easement on Tribal land for the purpose of installing a new service line to the Hollow Horn Family homesteads and contains the provision.

Resolution No. 27-2020-CR:  1/21/20:  That the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe does hereby approve of Robin Butch Anderson’s request for an easement/permit for crossing on Tribal land to install a new livestock water pipeline extending from a Tri-County well located within Range Unit 279 and contains the provision.

Resolution No. 28-2020-CR:  1/21/20:  That the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe does hereby approve of the Land & Natural Resource Committee’s recommendation to grant Justin LaPlante, Jr.’s a permit/easement for the purpose of allowing Moreau Grand Electric Cooperative to install a new service line on tribal land and contains the provision.

Resolution No. 29-2020-CR:  1/21/20:  That the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe does hereby approve of the Land & Natural Resource Committee’s recommendation to grant Justin LaPlante, Jr.’s an easement/permit for the purpose of allowing CR Telephone Authority to install a new fiber optic line on tribal land and contains the provision.

Resolution No. 30-2020-CR:  1/21/20:  That the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe does hereby approve of the Land & Natural Resource Committee’s recommendation and does hereby grant Justin LaPlante, Jr. a permit/easement for the purpose of installing a new sanitation service line on tribal land and contains the provision.

Resolution No. 31-2020-CR:  1/21/20:  That the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribal Council does hereby approve of Sharon Holloway’s request for an easement/permit on Tribal land to construct a new dam located within Range Unit 383 and contains the provision.

Resolution No. 32-2020-CR:  1/21/20:  That the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribal Council does hereby approve of Sharon Holloway’s request for an easement/permit on Tribal land, in which the Tribe owns a 67% interest, to construct a new dam located within Range Unit 383 and contains the provision.

Resolution No. 33-2020-CR:  1/21/20:  That the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribal Council does hereby approve of Dustin Jewett’s request for an easement/permit on Tribal land to construct a new dam located within Farm Pasture 658.

Resolution No. 34-2020-CR:  1/21/20:  That the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribal Council does hereby approve to add Shelby Uses the Knife as a joint permittee onto Range Unit 253 in conjunction with Grazing Ordinance 71 and the grazing permit shall now read for Range Unit 253 (18-23):  Raymond Uses the Knife, Jr. and Shelby Uses the Knife and contains the provision.

Resolution No. 35-2020-CR:  1/21/20:  That the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribal Council does hereby approve of the Land & Natural Resource Committee’s recommendation and does hereby rescind Resolution No. 118-2018-CR approving Emmett Longbrake’s’ proposed land exchange for completion and contains the provision.

Resolution No. 36-2020-CR:  1/21/20:  That the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribal Council does hereby approve of the Land & Natural Resource Committee’s recommendation and directs the Bureau of Indian Affairs to acquire appraisals on all trust lands involved in the proposed exchange of lands between Jess Keckler and the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe as described above in order to determine the value of the acreage to be exchanged and contains the provision.

Resolution No. 37-2020-CR:  1/21/20:  That the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribal Council does hereby approve of the Land & Natural Resource Committee’s recommendation and directs the Bureau of Indian Affairs to acquire appraisals on all trust lands involved in the proposed exchange of lands between Arlyn Lawrence and the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe as described above in order to determine the value of the acreage to be exchanged and contains the provision.

Resolution No. 38-2020-CR:  1/21/20:  That the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribal Council does hereby approve of the Land & Natural Resource Committee’s recommendation and directs the Bureau of Indian Affairs to acquire appraisals on all trust lands involved in the proposed exchange of lands between Lucy Knight and the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe as described above in order to determine the value of the acreage to be exchanged and contains the provision.

Resolution No. 39-2020-CR:  1/21/20:  That the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribal Council does hereby approve of the Land & Natural Resource Committee’s recommendation and directs the Bureau of Indian Affairs to acquire appraisals on all trust lands involved in the proposed exchange of lands between Connie Knight and the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe as described above in order to determine the value of the acreage to be exchanged and contains the provision.

Resolution No. 40-2020-CR:  1/21/20:  That the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribal Council does hereby approve to add Crystal Lind as a joint lessee on Farm Pasture 711 and the lease shall now read for Farm Pasture 711 (19-24):  Ivan and Crystal Lind and contains the provision.

Resolution No. 41-2020-CR:  1/21/20:  That the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribal Council does hereby approve to grant permission to Lyndsey Collins to establish her home site on tribal land to build and erect such buildings and improvements a are needed by them in accordance with existing regulations and contains the provision.

Resolution No. 42-2020-CR:  1/21/20:  That the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribal Council does hereby approve of the Land & Natural Resource Committee/s recommendation and does hereby rescind Resolution No. 424-06-CR allocating Lyndsey Mesteth a home site on Tribal land and contains the provision.

Resolution No. 43-2020-CR:  1/21/20:  The Cheyenne River Sioux Tribal Council does hereby authorize the submission of the Brownfields Response Program FY’2020 grant application to the U. S. Environmental Protection Agency, Region 8 for approval and contains the provision.

Resolution No. 44-2020-CR:  1/21/20:  The Cheyenne River Sioux Tribal Council does hereby authorize the submission of the General Assistance Program FY’2020 grant application to the U. S. Environmental Protection Agency, Region 8 for approval and contains the provision.

Resolution No. 45-2020-CR:  1/21/20:  The Cheyenne River Sioux Tribal Council does hereby authorize the submission of the PPG 106 Water Quality Program FY’2020 grant application to the U. S. Environmental Protection Agency, Region 8 for approval and contains the provision.

Resolution No. 46-2020-CR:  1/21/20:  The Cheyenne River Sioux Tribal Council does hereby authorize the submission of the PPG 319 Non-Point Source Program FY’2020 grant application to the U. S. Environmental Protection Agency, Region 8 for approval and contains the provision.

Resolution No. 47-2020-CR:  1/21/20:  The Cheyenne River Sioux Tribal Council does hereby authorize the submission of the Pesticide Circuit  Rider Program FY’2020 grant application to the     U. S. Environmental Protection Agency, Region 8 for approval and contains the provision.

Resolution No. 48-2020-CR:  1/21/20:  The Cheyenne River Sioux Tribal Council does hereby authorize the submission of the Air Quality Program FY’2020 grant application to the U. S. Environmental Protection Agency, Region 8 for approval and contains the provision.

Resolution No. 49-2020-CR:  1/21/20:  That the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribal Council does hereby approve of Stanley Moran’s request for an easement/permit on Tribal land to construct a new road leading to his home site located within the Bear Creek Community and contains the provision

Resolution No. 50-2020-CR:  1/21/20:  That the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribal Council does hereby approve to add Patrick Pesicka as a joint lessee on Farm Pasture 667 and the lease shall now read for Farm Pasture 667 (17-22):  Roy Veit and Patrick Pesicka and contains the provision.

Resolution No. 51-2020-CR:  1/21/20:  That the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribal Council does hereby approves the joint lease application to add Kyle Biegler pending paperwork onto Farm Pasture 736 with Richard Marty Ward and contains the provision.

Resolution No. 52-2020-CR:  1/17/20:  The Cheyenne River Sioux Tribal Council hereby approves the construction for Farlee Trenching & Backhoe for the individual Water Disposal Systems, Community Water and Sewer Service connections, and Rural Waterlines Project in the amount of $1,177,658.00 and contains the provision.

Resolution No. 53-2020-CR:  1/17/20:  The Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe hereby approves the Change Order #3 for WoLakota Construction for the Indian Health Service Maintenance Facility Project in the amount of $18,0135.57 and contains the provision.

Resolution No. 54-2020-CR:  1/17/20:  The Cheyenne River Sioux Tribal Council does hereby approve of Change Order 2 to the contract with Custom Touch Homes for the LaPlant and Red Scaffold Health Clinic Projects in the amount of $34,568.00 and contains the provision.

Resolution No. 55-2020-CR:  1/17/20:  The Cheyenne River Sioux Tribal Council hereby approves the contract with National Power Roddy Corporation for the BIA Housing Sewer Cleaning and CCTV Inspection Project in the amount of $55,742.00 and contains the provision.

Resolution No. 56-2020-CR:  1/17/20: The Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe approves of the American Indian Chronic Disease Risk and Sleep Health (AI-CHERISH) study to be conducted by Missouri Breaks Industries Research, Inc. and Washington State University on the Cheyenne River Sioux Reservation and will cooperate with MBIRI to support the study activities and contains the provision.

Resolution No. 57-2020-CR:  1/17/20:  The Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe approves of the Exploring Alcohol Use and Pregnancy among American Indian and Alaska Native Women study to be conducted by Missouri Breaks Industries Research, Inc. and Washington State University on the Cheyenne River Sioux Reservation and will cooperate with MBIRI to support the study activities and contains the provision.

Resolution No. 58-2020-CR:  1/17/20:  The Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe approves of the “Adding mental health outcomes and socioeconomic information to Complex Metals Exposure assessment” study, a Pilot Study, to be conducted by Missouri Breaks Industries Research, Inc. and Washington State University on the Cheyenne River Sioux Reservation and will cooperate with MBIRI to support the study activities and contains the provision.

Resolution No. 59-2020-CR:  1/17/20:  That the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribal Council does hereby acknowledge and support Representative Bernita In The Woods as the Primary Delegate of the Secretary’s Tribal Advisory Committee representing the Great Plains Area and contains the provision.

Resolution No. 60-2020-CR:  1/17/20:  That the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribal Governing Body does hereby support the Cheyenne River Housing Authority’s Community Development Block Grant Application for phase one of the Courtyard subdivision and contains the provision.

Resolution No. 61-2020-CR:  1/17/20:  That the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribal Governing Body does hereby support the Cheyenne River Housing Authority’s commitment to build the Cherry Creek Community Center in the project site selected by the community and contains the provision.

Resolution No. 62-2020-CR:  1/21/20:  That the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribal Council hereby approves the contract with Eagle Storage, LLC for the Swiftbird Head Start Security Fence Project in the amount of $24,250.00 and contains the provision.

Resolution No. 63-2020-CR:  1/21/20:  That the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe authorizes John Kessler as their primary delegate for InterTribal Agriculture Council (IAC) with Vincent Dupris and Wade “Tater” Ward as alternate delegates and contains the provision.

Resolution No. 64-2020-CR:  1/21/20:  That the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribal Council hereby approves of the Game, Fish and Parks 2019-2020 Bobcat Season, Fess & Limits and said reason is subject to all restrictions contained within and contains the provision.

Resolution No. 65-2020-CR:  1/27/20:  That the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribal Council recognizes the settled custom and practice with regard to the position of Tribal Vice-Chairman, and enacts the following law, which may be incorporated into the Tribal Code as appropriate and contains the provision.  (Powers & Authority of the Vice-Chairman)

Resolution No. 66-2020-CR:  1/28/20:  The Cheyenne River Sioux Tribal Council hereby approves the contract with River Cities Public Transit to continue managing and operating the Tribal Transit Program and contains the provision.

Resolution No. 67-2020-CR:  1/27/20:  That the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribal Council does hereby approve the recommendation of the Land & Natural Resource Committee and does hereby approve to award Farm Pasture 360-970 to Kristine Smith for a period of one (1) year under a farm pasture lease for an annual rental payment of $2,793.56 and contains the provision.