$1.6M for Chapters; $2.6M for Ganado Fire Dept; Opening Navajo Roads on Navajo Council agenda, 3.26.21

APPROVED AGENDA OF THE 24th NAVAJO NATION COUNCIL SPECIAL SESSION VIA TELECOMMUNICATION

March 26, 2021 – 10:00 AM
Navajo Nation Council Chambers
Window Rock, Navajo Nation (AZ)
Call-in Number: (669) 900-6833
Meeting ID: 928 871 7160
Passcode: 86515

PRESIDING: Honorable Seth Damon, Speaker, 24th Navajo Nation Council

  1. CALL MEETING TO ORDER; ROLL CALL; INVOCATION
  2. RECOGNIZE GUESTS AND VISITING OFFICIALS TO THE NAVAJO NATION
  3. REVIEW AND ADOPT THE AGENDA
    (m) Hon. Vince R. James (s) Hon. Edison J. Wauneka (v) 23 – 0 (snv)
  4. REPORTS: NONE
  5. OLD BUSINESS: NONE
  6. NEW BUSINESS:
    A. LEGISLATION 0017-21: An Act Relating to Resources and Development, Budget and Finance, and Naabik’íyáti’ Committees, and Navajo Nation Council; Approving Supplemental Funding from the Unreserved, Undesignated Fund Balance in the Amount of $1,616,413 for the 110 Navajo Nation Chapters’ Community Emergency Response Plans; Waiving 12 N.N.C. §§ 820(E), (F), and (J) (2/3 Vote) SPONSOR: Honorable Eugene Tso
    CO-SPONSOR: Honorable Seth Damon
    CO-SPONSOR: Honorable Raymond Smith, Jr.
    (m) (s) (v)
    B. LEGISLATION 0023-21: An Action Relating to Budget and Finance Committee, Resources and Development Committee, Naabik’íyáti’ Committee and Navajo Nation Council; Allocating $2,644,380.00 from the Síhasin Fund to the Division of Community Development for the Purchase of Fire Trucks and Ambulances for the Ganado Fire District; Adopting the Sihasin Ganado Fire District Emergency Vehicle Expenditure Plan Pusuant to 12 N.N.C. §§ 2501 – 2508 (2/3 Vote) SPONSOR: Honorable Vince R. James
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  8. C. LEGISLATION 0028-21: An Action Relating to an Emergency for the Navajo Nation Council; Approving an Allocation of Supplemental Funding from the Unreserved, Undesignated Fund Balance in the Total Amount of Two-Million, Two-Thousand Dollars ($2,002,000) to the Navajo Nation Division of the Social Services for COVID-19 Related Burial Assistance; Waiving 12 N.N.C. §§ 820 (E), (F), and (J) of the Appropriations Act (2/3 Vote) SPONSOR: Honorable Pernell Halona
  9. CO-SPONSOR: Honorable Edison J. Wauneka
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  11. D. LEGISLATION 0048-21: An Action Relating to Health, Education, and Human Services, Budget and Finance, and Naabik’íyáti’ Committees, and Navajo Nation Council; Amending Council Resolution CN-88-20, the Navajo Nation Fiscal Year 2021 Comprehensive Budget; Continuing the Extension of the Navajo Nation Veterans Administration Budget through June 30, 2021. (2/3 Vote) SPONSOR: Honorable Raymond Smith, Jr.
  12. CO-SPONSOR: Honorable Pernell Halona
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  14. E. LEGISLATION 0012-21: An Act Relating to Health, Education and Human Services, Law and Order, Budget and Finance and Naabik’íyáti’ Committees and the Navajo Nation Council; Amending the Charter of Diné College, 10 N.N.C. §§ 2001 – 2023
  15. SPONSOR: Honorable Daniel E. Tso
  16. CO-SPONSOR: Honorable Otto Tso
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  18. F. LEGISLATION 0030-21: An Action Relating to the Naabik’íyáti Committee and the Navajo Nation Council; Confirming the Appointment of Tom Platero as Executive Director of the Division of General Services SPONSOR: Honorable Daniel E. Tso
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  20. G. LEGISLATION 0043-21: An Action Relating to Resources and Development, Naabik’íyáti’ Committees and the Navajo Nation Council; Rescinding CMA-16-20, Entitled, “An Action Relating to an Emergency; Regarding the COVID-19 Virus within the territorial jurisdiction of the Navajo Nation, ensuring safe protection upon roads within the Navajo Nation by declaring all Navajo Nation-owned and maintained roads shall be closed to all visitors and tourists” SPONSOR: Honorable Carl R. Slater CO-SPONSOR: Honorable Herman M. Daniels, Jr. CO-SPONSOR: Honorable Jamie Henio CO-SPONSOR: Honorable Rickie Nez (m) (s) (v)
  21. H. LEGISLATION 0050-21: An Action Relating to the Naabik’íyáti’ Committee and Navajo Nation Council; Confirming the Appointment of Mr. Rex Lee Jim to the Commission of the Navajo Government Development for a Term of Four Years as the Representative and Practitioner of the Dine’ Healing Arts (Medicine Man) Position.

SPONSOR: Honorable Carl R. Slater
CO-SPONSOR: Honorable Jamie Henio
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  1. CLOSE OF SESSION; ANNOUNCEMENTS; ADJOURNMENT
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