Headstart Audits may require Closed Door Health, Education & Human Services Committee meeting, 10 am, 6.9.21

PROPOSED AGENDA HEALTH, EDUCATION AND HUMAN SERVICES COMMITTEE 24th NAVAJO NATION COUNCIL REGULAR MEETING
June 9, 2021 10:00 AM
PRESIDING : Honorable Daniel E. Tso, Chairperson
Honorable Carl R. Slater, Vice-Chairperson
PLACE : Via Telecommunications:
Call-In Number: 1-669-900-6833 MTG ID: 979-985-0956
Passcode: 86515
Window Rock, Navajo Nation (AZ)


[ ] Paul Begay, Jr. [ ] Charlaine Tso
[ ] Pernell Halona [ ] Daniel E. Tso
[ ] Carl R. Slater [ ] Edison J. Wauneka


  1. CALL MEETING TO ORDER; ROLL CALL; INVOCATION; ANNOUNCEMENTS
  2. RECOGNIZE GUESTS AND VISITING OFFICIALS
  3. REVIEW AND ADOPT AGENDA
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  4. REVIEW AND ADOPT THE JOURNAL(S):
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  5. RECEIVING REPORT: An Executive Session may be required during the following reports.
    A. Audit Report:
     Head Start Performance Audit Report of findings by Moss and Adams
     Documentation accepted and reviewed by the Office of the Auditor General
     Head Start’s response to audit findings
     Action steps response to audit findings accepted by the Office of the Auditor General.
     Recommended Head Start Plan of Operation modifications to correct audit findings.
    Presenter(s): Helen Brown, Interim Auditor General
    Available for presentation: Dr. Elvira Bitsoi, Assistant Superintendent, Navajo Head Start
    Ms. Patricia Gonnie, Acting Superintendent of Schools
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    B. Follow-up Report and Update on the requested carryover from 2018 NNC appropriation
    Presenter(s): Louis Mollette, Attorney, NDOJ
    Alexandra Kinsella, Attorney, NDOJ
    Elizabeth Begay, Acting Controller, OOC
    Robert Willie, Accounting Managaer, OOC
    Dominic Beyal, Executive Director, OMB
    Dr. Elvira Bitsoi, Head Start, DODE
    Ms. Patricia Gonnie, Acting Superintendent of Schools, DODE
    Provided Informational Communication:
     Navajo Head Start Memorandum dated June 1, 2021: UUFB Supplemental Funding Request for NHS 20% Non-Federal Share.
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    C. Follow-up Report on Self-Governance Grant
    Presenter(s): Doreen McPaul, Attorney General, NNDOJ
    Michelle Begay, Attorney, NNDOJ
    Roselyn Tso, Area Director, IHS
    Marquis Yazzie, IHS
    Dr. Jill Jim, Division Director, NDOH
    Jessie Delmar, Executive Director, NDPS
    Chris Kescoli, Department Manager III, EMS – NDPS
    Deannah Neswood-Gishey, Executive Director, NDSS
     Draft supporting legislation
    Ron Haven, Attorney, OLC
    Dana Bobroff, Chief Legislative Counsel, OLC
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  6. OLD BUSINESS
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  7. NEW BUSINESS
    A. Travel: HEHSC Leadership Meeting on Friday, June 11, 2021 to Albuquerque, NM to meet with the Naatanii Development Corporation in coordination with an invitation from the Resources and Development Committee. Travel dates: June 10 – 12, 2021.
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  8. CLOSE OF MEETING; ANNOUNCEMENTS; ADJOURNMENT
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    NEXT MEETING(S):
     Friday, June 11, 2021; Joint Work Session with RDC in Albuquerque, NM at the Hispano Chamber of Commerce.
     Wednesday, June 16, 2021 HEHSC Regular Meeting
    THIS AGENDA SUBJECT TO CHANGE: The public is advised that the Navajo Nation Council Agenda and the Agendas of the Standing Committees are not final until adopted by a majority vote of the Navajo Nation Council or the Standing Committees at a Navajo Nation Council or a Standing Committee meeting pursuant to 2 N.N.C. §§163 and 183, Navajo Nation Council Rule of Order No. 7, and Standing Rule of Order No. 8

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