Navajo Transitinal Energy Company & Special Duty Pay on Resources & Development Committee agenda, 10 am, 9.29.21

RESOURCES DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE OF THE 24th NAVAJO NATION COUNCIL REGULAR MEETING Wednesday, September 29, 2021, 10 a.m., REVISED PROPOSED AGENDA
PRESIDING: Honorable Rickie Nez, Chairperson
Honorable Thomas Walker, Jr., Vice-Chairperson
LOCATION: Via Telecommunications, Call-In Number: 1-669-900-6833, Zoom Meeting ID: 732-628-2566, Passcode: 86515

  1. Call Meeting to Order; Roll Call; Invocation; and Announcements;
    ( ) Rickie Nez Location: ________
    ( ) Thomas Walker, Jr. Location: ________
    ( ) Kee Allen Begay, Jr. Location: ________
    ( ) Herman M. Daniels Location: ________
    ( ) Mark A. Freeland Location: ________
    ( ) Wilson Stewart, Jr. Location: ________
  2. Recognizing Guests and Visiting Officials:
  3. Reviewing and Approving the Agenda:
    M: S: V:
    Roll Call Vote: TWalkerJr ( ) KABegayJr ( ) HMDaniels ( ) MAFreeland ( ) WStewartJr ( ) Rickie Nez ( )
  4. Reviewing and Approving Journal(s): September 22, 2021
    M: S: V:
    Roll Call Vote: TWalkerJr ( ) KABegayJr ( ) HMDaniels ( ) MAFreeland ( ) WStewartJr ( ) Rickie Nez ( )
  5. Receiving Reports:
    A. Report by Navajo Transitional Energy Company on Solar/Renewable Projects on the Navajo Nation: A Taxation Problem. Presenters: Steve Yazzie, Director Power & Energy Generation, Navajo Transitional Energy Company
    M: S: V:
    Roll Call Vote: TWalkerJr ( ) KABegayJr ( ) HMDaniels ( ) MAFreeland ( ) WStewartJr ( ) Rickie Nez ( )
    B. Update Report by from the Office of the Controller and Division of Community Development on the Special Duty Pay to the Navajo Chapter Staff and Division Oversight Staff. Presenter: Elizabeth Begay, Controller, and Robert Willie, Financial Manager, Office the Controller; and Dr. Pearl Yellowman, Division Director, Division of Community Development
    M: S: V:
    Roll Call Vote: TWalkerJr ( ) KABegayJr ( ) HMDaniels ( ) MAFreeland ( ) WStewartJr ( ) Rickie Nez ( )
    C. Report on Proposed Amendments to the Navajo-Gallup Water Supply Project Authorization. Presenters: Michelle Brown-Yazzie, Assistant Attorney General, Navajo Nation Department of Justice Water Rights Unit
    M: S: V:
    Roll Call Vote: TWalkerJr ( ) KABegayJr ( ) HMDaniels ( ) MAFreeland ( ) WStewartJr ( ) Rickie Nez ( )
    D. Update Report on the Twin Arrows Casino Resort Demonstration and Information.
    Presenters: Ty Defoor, Germinator by J Ferg Pros.
    M: S: V:
    Roll Call Vote: TWalkerJr ( ) KABegayJr ( ) HMDaniels ( ) MAFreeland ( ) WStewartJr ( ) Rickie Nez ( )
    E. Report on the Navajo Nation Tribal Parks. Presenters: Martin L. Begaye, Park & Recreational Manager, Division of Natural Resources.
    M: S: V:
    Roll Call Vote: TWalkerJr ( ) KABegayJr ( ) HMDaniels ( ) MAFreeland ( ) WStewartJr ( ) Rickie Nez ( )
  6. Old Business: NONE
  7. New Business:
    A. Legislation #0199-21: An Action Relating to Resources and Development Committee; Approving a Mission Site Permit for Newcomb Baptist Church on Navajo Nation Trust Lands in the Vicinity of Newcomb Chapter, Navajo Nation.
    Sponsor: Honorable Rickie Nez
    M: S: V:
    Roll Call Vote: TWalkerJr ( ) KABegayJr ( ) HMDaniels ( ) MAFreeland ( ) WStewartJr ( ) Rickie Nez ( )
    B. Legislation #0203-21: An Action Relating to Resources and Development; Endorsing the Plan of Operation of the Central Navajo Agency Council.
    Sponsor: Honorable Kee Allen Begay, Jr.
    M: S: V:
    Roll Call Vote: TWalkerJr ( ) KABegayJr ( ) HMDaniels ( ) MAFreeland ( ) WStewartJr ( ) Rickie Nez ( )
    C. Approving a Resources and Development Committee Special Meeting for Thursday, September 30, 2021 at 1:00 p.m. to Address Legislation #0204-21.
    M: S: V:
    Roll Call Vote: TWalkerJr ( ) KABegayJr ( ) HMDaniels ( ) MAFreeland ( ) WStewartJr ( ) Rickie Nez ( )
    D. Approving a Leadership Meeting with the Water Rights Commission, Department of Justice Water Rights Unit, Office of the Speaker, Department of Water Management, Navajo Nation Washington, D.C. Office, and Council Delegates Stakeholders on the Navajo Gallup Water Supply Funding Shortfall for the Recommended Date of Tuesday, October 5th at 9:00 a.m.
    M: S: V:
    Roll Call Vote: TWalkerJr ( ) KABegayJr ( ) HMDaniels ( ) MAFreeland ( ) WStewartJr ( ) Rickie Nez ( )
    E. Approving a Work Session with the Navajo Division of Transportation regarding the Transportation Long Range Plan for the Recommended Date of Tuesday, October 12, 2021 at 9:00 a.m.
    M: S: V:
    Roll Call Vote: TWalkerJr ( ) KABegayJr ( ) HMDaniels ( ) MAFreeland ( ) WStewartJr ( ) Rickie Nez ( )
    F. Approving an in-person Resource and Development Committee regular held meeting for Wednesday, October 13, 2021 at 10 a.m. at Chinle Chapter House in Chinle, Arizona.
    M: S: V:
    Roll Call Vote: TWalkerJr ( ) KABegayJr ( ) HMDaniels ( ) MAFreeland ( ) WStewartJr ( ) Rickie Nez ( )
    G. Approving a Leadership Meeting with DJR on Fracking and Drilling for the Recommended Date of Monday, October 25, 2021 at 9:00 a.m. in Flora Vista, San Juan County, New Mexico.
    M: S: V:
    Roll Call Vote: TWalkerJr ( ) KABegayJr ( ) HMDaniels ( ) MAFreeland ( ) WStewartJr ( ) Rickie Nez ( )
  8. Close of Meeting; Announcements; Adjournment. _
    M: S: V:
    Roll Call Vote: TWalkerJr ( ) KABegayJr ( ) HMDaniels ( ) MAFreeland ( ) WStewartJr ( ) Rickie Nez ( )
    THE AGENDA IS 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 ata 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.

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