NAABIK’IYATI’ STATE TASK FORCE
OF THE NAABIK’IYATI’ COMMITTEE
24th NAVAJO NATION COUNCIL
SPECIAL MEETING, Via Telephonic Conference
Call-In Numbers: 701-802-5073
Access Code: 845054
PROPOSED AGENDA, Friday, July 10, 2020, 1:00 PM
[ ] Honorable Mark Freeland, Chairperson Location: ________
[ ] Honorable Paul Begay, Vice-Chairperson Location: ________
[ ] Honorable Kee Allen Begay, Jr. Location: ________
[ ] Honorable Pernell Halona Location: ________
[ ] Honorable Herman Daniels Location: ________
[ ] Honorable Charlaine Tso Location: ________
- CALL MEETING TO ORDER; ROLL CALL; INVOCATION; ANNOUNCEMENTS
- RECOGNIZE GUESTS AND VISITING OFFICIALS
- REVIEW THE AGENDA:
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- REVIEW AND ADOPT JOURNALS: None
- RECEIVE REPORTS:
A. Update to Navajo Voting Availability and Access to Navajo Nation and State Elections.
Presenters: Katherine Belzowski, Attorney – NNDOJ
Rodriquez Morris, Director, Navajo Election Administration
Impact of precautions to COVID 19 on the election process for Voters to vote.
B. Coordinating voting access between Navajo Nation and the respective Secretary of State
Offices and / or County Clerk’s Offices
Projected barriers to Navajo Nation and State Elections.
Election alternatives to secure the safety of voting poll workers and voters’ health.
C. Update on State information regarding the COVID 19 Pandemic Status of plans for partial
and full re-opening of the State with relevance to Navajo Nation as follows, but not limited to:
Plans to address the resurgence of COVID 19 in the Summer/Fall 2020
Strategies to address consequences of COVID 19
Funding – Federal, State, County, Tribal
PPE supply and distribution
Testing equipment supply; testing sites; anti-body testing; etc.
Distribution of Food, Water, Supplies, Pet Food – (Dogs & Cats), Livestock Food
Coordinating State and Tribal issues – i.e. policing, public traffic, etc.
State’s regulations to the re-opening of businesses to the public
Educational System re-opening – Public and Private Schools; Colleges and
I. Utah: Dustin Jansen, Division Director of Indian Affairs;
Utah State Government
Melissa Zito, Director, Office of AI/AN Health Affairs; Utah Department
Anna Boynton, State Tribal Liaison/ARO; Utah Department of Public
Safety; Division of Emergency Management
II. New Mexico: Patti Williams, Lobbyist
Governor’s Navajo Nation Rapid Response Team Update
III. Arizona: Mike Bielecki and Carlyle Begay, Lobbyist
IV. Federal Update Carlyle Begay, Lobbyist
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- NEW BUSINESS: None
- OLD BUSINESS: None
- CLOSE OF MEETING; ANNOUNCEMENTS; ADJOURNMENT
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 Committee 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 Committee Rule of Order No. 8.