Navajo Health & Resources Committees meeting 2.3.21

AGENDA
HEALTH, EDUCATION AND HUMAN SERVICES COMMITTEE, 24th NAVAJO NATION COUNCIL
Special Meeting, February 03, 2021, 10:00 a.m.
PRESIDING : Honorable Daniel E. Tso, Chairperson
Honorable Carl Roessel Slater, Vice-Chairperson
PLACE : Via Telecommunications –
Call In Number: 1-669-900-6833 Mtg. ID: 979-985-0956
Window Rock, Navajo Nation (Arizona)


□ Paul Begay, Jr. □ Charlaine Tso
□ Carl Roessel Slater □ Daniel E. Tso
□ Pernell Halona □ Edison J. Wauneka


1) CALL MEETING TO ORDER; ROLL CALL; INVOCATION; ANNOUNCEMENTS
2) RECOGNIZE GUESTS AND VISITING OFFICIALS

3) REVIEW AND ADOPT THE AGENDA
m: s: v: Yeas: Nays: Not Voting: Absent:
4) REVIEW AND ADOPT THE JOURNAL(S):
m: s: v: Yeas: Nays: Not Voting: Absent:
5) RECEIVING REPORT
a. Report on Domestic Violence Shelters from Navajo Division of Social Services; Office of the Controller; and Domestic Violence Shelters Presenters: Deannah Neswood-Gishey and NDSS Staff; Pearline Kirk, Controller, OOC; and Domestic Violence Shelters Staff
m: s: v: Yeas: Nays: Not Voting: Absent:
b. Report on Health Command Center (HCOC) Strategy and Plans from NAIHS, NDOH, and Epi Center Presenters: Roselyn Tso, NAIHS Area Director; Dr. Jill Jim, NDOH Executive Director; Ramona Antone Nez, EPI Center; m: s: v: Yeas: Nays: Not Voting: Absent:
c. Report on Position for the Reopening of New Mexico Public Schools Presenters: Patricia Gonnie, Acting Superintendent of School; and Navajo Nation Board of Education Officials;
m: s: v: Yeas: Nays: Not Voting: Absent:
OLD BUSINESS
7) NEW BUSINESS
a. Legislation 0012-21 An Act Relating To Health, Education And Human Services, Law and Order,
Budget and Finance and Naabik’iyati’ Committees and Navajo Nation Council; Amending The Charter Of Dine College, 10 N.N.C. §§ 2001 -2023 Sponsor: Honorable Daniel Tso (Eligible for Committee Action January 28, 2021)
m: s: v: Yeas: Nays: Not Voting: Absent:
b. Other –
m: s: v: Yeas: Nays: Not Voting: Absent:
8) CLOSE OF MEETING; ANNOUNCEMENTS; ADJOURNMENT
Adjournment Motion: s: v: Yeas: Nays:
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.

RESOURCES DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE OF THE
24th NAVAJO NATION COUNCIL
Teleconferencing RDC Regular Meeting
February 3, 2021, 10:00 A.M.
AGENDA:
TELECONFERENCE CALL NUMBER: (669) 900-6833
MEETING ID NUMBER: 732 628 2566
PASSCODE: 86515

PRESIDING: Rickie Nez, Chairperson
Thomas Walker, Jr., Vice-Chairperson

  1. Call Meeting to Order; Roll Call; Invocation; and Announcements;
    ( ) Rickie Nez Location: ________
    ( ) Wilson Stewart, Jr. Location: ________
    ( ) Thomas Walker, Jr. Location: ________
    ( ) Herman M. Daniels Location: ________
    ( ) Mark A. Freeland Location: ________
    ( ) Kee Allen Begay, Jr. Location: ________
  2. Recognizing Guests and Visiting Officials:
  3. Reviewing and Approving the Agenda:
    Main Motion: S: V:
    Roll Call Vote: MAFreeland ( ) WStewartJr ( ) KABegayJr ( ) TWalkerJr ( ) HMDaniels ( ) Rickie Nez
  4. Reviewing and Approving Journal(s):
    Main Motion: S: V:
    Roll Call Vote: MAFreeland () WStewartJr ( ) KABegayJr ( ) TWalkerJr ( ) HMDaniels ( ) Rickie Nez ( )
  5. Receiving Reports:
    A. Report –Navajo Nation Broadband Middle-Mile Strategic Plan Presenter: Brent Nelson, System & Programming Manager, Department of Dine Education and a Member of the Navajo Cyber Team member.
    Main Motion: S: V:
    Roll Call Vote: MAFreeland ( ) WStewartJr ( ) KABegayJr ( ) TWalkerJr ( ) HMDaniels ( ) Rickie Nez ( )
    B. Update Report – Navajo Nation Gaming Enterprise Presenter: Brian Parrish,
    CEO and others
    Main Motion: S: V:
    Roll Call Vote: MAFreeland ( ) WStewartJr ( ) KABegayJr ( ) TWalkerJr ( ) HMDaniels ( ) Rickie Nez ( )
    February 3, 2021 Regular Meeting)
  6. Old Business:
    A. Legislation # 0242-20: An Action Relating to Resources and Development; Amending RDCAP-007-19 to Waive 100% of the Compensation for the Grant of
    Right-of-Way to Jemez Mountain Electric Cooperative, Inc., for the Beyale Camp 14.4 kV Single Phase Powerline Project Located on the NN Trust Lands in Nageezi Chapter (San Juan County, New Mexico). Sponsor: Honorable Mark A. Freeland
    Main Motion: Wilson C. Stewart, Jr. S: Kee Allen Begay, Jr. V:
    Roll Call Vote: MAFreeland ( ) WStewartJr ( ) KABegayJr ( ) TWalkerJr ( ) HMDaniels ( ) Rickie Nez ( )
    NOTE: “On October 14, 2020, RDC tabled the matter until a work session is held with NNLD, GLDD, Eastern Agency BIA Office and Office of the Controller regarding the financial impact to the NN if the 100% waiver is granted to Jemez Mountain Electric Coop,
    Inc.. Until after a work session is held the matter would be placed back on the agenda for RDC’s consideration.” To date, the work session has not happen. O a couple of occasions, the work session was scheduled, but each time it was cancelled due to conflicting meetings.
    Tabling Motion: Wilson C. Stewart, Jr. S: Thomas Walker, Jr. Vote: 3-2-1 (CNV)
    In Favor: Wilson C. Stewart, Jr., Herman M. Daniels, and Thomas Walker, Jr.
    Oppose: Mark A. Freeland and Kee Allen Begay, Jr.
    Excuse: NONE
    Not Voting: Presiding Chairperson Rickie Nez
  7. New Business:
    A. LEGISLATION # 0010-21: AN ACTION RELATING TO RESOURCES, THE NAABIK’IYATI COMMITTEE AND THE NAVAJO NATION COUNCIL; CONFIRMING THE APPOINTMENT OF VALINDA COOK SHIRLEY AS
    DIRECTOR OF THE NAVAJO NATION ENVIRONMENT PROTECTION AGENCY. Sponsor: Honorable Kee Allen Begay, Jr.
    Main Motion: S: V:
    Roll Call Vote: MAFreeland ( ) WStewartJr ( ) KABegayJr ( ) TWalkerJr ( ) HMDaniels ( ) Rickie Nez ( )
    B. LEGISLATION # 0009-21: AN ACTION RELATING TO THE RESOURCES AND DEVELOPMENT AND BUDGET AND FINANCE COMMITTEES; APPROVING A CHANGE IN PROJET TYPE IN RESOLUTION NO. CAP-35-
    18; AMENDING THE PROJECT TYPE TO ADD CONSTRUCT AND/OR PURCHASE” FOR THE COALMINE CANYON CHAPTER BUILDING.
    Sponsor: Honorable Thomas Walker, Jr.
    Main Motion: S: V:
    Roll Call Vote: MAFreeland ( ) WStewartJr ( ) KABegayJr ( ) TWalkerJr ( ) HMDaniels ( ) Rickie Nez ( )
    C. LEGISLATION # 0002-21: AN ACTION RELATING TO HEALTH, EDUCATION AND HUMAN SERVICES, BUDGET AND FINANCE, RESOURCES AND DEVELOPMENT AND NAABIK’IYATI COMMITTEES
    AND NAVAJO NATION COUNCIL; APPROVING SUPPLEMENTAL
    (February 3, 2021 Regular Meeting)
    FUNDING FROM THE UNRESERVED, UNDESIGNATED FUND BALANCE IN THE AMOUNT OF $4,000,00 FOR THE 110 NAVAJO NATION CHAPTER’S SUMMER YOUTH EMPLOYMENT PROGRAMS; WAIVING 12
    N.N.C. §§ 820(E), (F), AND (J) . Sponsor: Honorable Eugene Tso
    Main Motion: S: V:
    Roll Call Vote: MAFreeland ( ) WStewartJr ( ) KABegayJr ( ) TWalkerJr ( ) HMDaniels ( ) Rickie Nez ( )
    D. Approving to Reschedule a Leadership Meeting with Division of Natural Resources, Navajo Nation Land Department, Minerals Department and NNDOJ
    Regarding NN Renewable and/or Solar Project Initiatives. Recommended Date: February 5, 2021 at 9:00 a.m.
    Main Motion: S: V:
    Roll Call Vote: MAFreeland ( ) WStewartJr ( ) KABegayJr ( ) TWalkerJr ( ) HMDaniels ( ) Rickie Nez ( )
    E. Approving to Reschedule a Leadership Meeting with Navajo Power Electric, LLC. Recommended Date: February 9, 2021 at 9:00 a.m.
    Main Motion: S: V:
    Roll Call Vote: MAFreeland ( ) WStewartJr ( ) KABegayJr ( ) TWalkerJr ( ) HMDaniels ( ) Rickie Nez ( )
  8. Conclusion of Committee Meeting; Other Announcements; Adjournment:
    Main Motion: S: V:
    Roll Call Vote: MAFreeland ( ) WStewartJr ( ) KABegayJr ( ) TWalkerJr ( ) HMDaniels ( ) Rickie Nez ( )
    NOTE: This Agenda is still subject to Changes. The public is advised that the Resources and Development Committee Agenda is not final until adopted by a
    majority vote of the Committee at a duly called Committee meeting pursuant to 2 N.N.C. § 183. Navajo Nation Standing Committee Rule No. 8.

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