Shiprock Hemp Farmers FINALLY Get their Time to Speak, 10 am, 3.17.21, Navajo Council Resources Committee

Greetings Relatives/Frens/Humans,

The Navajo Council Resources & Development Committee FINALLY scheduled Time for Shiprock Hemp Farmers to FINALLY have Their Voices HEARD this morning, 3.17.21.
The RDC has also Scheduled NTEC/Navajo Transitional Energy Company for Another Verbal Report, hopefully there will be a Written Report that RDC – By NAVAJO LAW – must provide to We, The Dine’ People! And this Report from NTEC will focus on their COAL mines/activities.
The RDC also has Legislation addressing Navajo Water Rights.
To attend RDC meeting Via Telecommunications –
Call In Number: 1-669-900-6833
Mtg. ID: 732-628-2566
Passcode: 86515
Please MUTE your Phones. Ahe’hee!
May Peace Prevail on Mother Earth!

RESOURCES DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE OF THE
24th NAVAJO NATION COUNCIL Teleconferencing RDC Regular Meeting March 17, 2021 10:00 A.M.

AGENDA:
Via Telecommunications –
Call In Number: 1-669-900-6833
Mtg. ID: 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): February 24, 2021 and March 3, 2021
    Main Motion: S: V:
    Roll Call Vote: MAFreeland ( ) WStewartJr ( ) KABegayJr ( ) TWalkerJr ( ) HMDaniels ( ) Rickie Nez ( )
  5. Receiving Reports:
    A. Report from Navajo Nation Shopping Center Presenter: Nick Taylor, NNSIC CEO and Others
    Main Motion: S: V:
    Roll Call Vote: MAFreeland ( ) WStewartJr ( ) KABegayJr ( ) TWalkerJr ( ) HMDaniels ( ) Rickie Nez ( )
    (March 10, 2021 Regular Meeting)
    B. Update Report from Northern New Mexico Farmers, Inc. Presenter: NNMF, Inc.
    Main Motion: S: V:
    Roll Call Vote: MAFreeland ( ) WStewartJr ( ) KABegayJr ( ) TWalkerJr ( ) HMDaniels ( ) Rickie Nez ( )
    C. Update Report from NTEC Operation Relative to Coal Delivery Across Navajo Nation. Presenter: Bernard Masters and Others
    Main Motion: S: V:
    Roll Call Vote: MAFreeland ( ) WStewartJr ( ) KABegayJr ( ) TWalkerJr ( ) HMDaniels ( ) Rickie Nez ( )
    D. Update Report

Greetings Relatives/Frens/Humans, the Navajo Council Resources & Development Committee FINALLY scheduled Time for Shiprock Hemp Farmers to FINALLY have Their Voices HEARD this morning, 3.17.21.
The RDC has also Scheduled NTEC/Navajo Transitional Energy Company for Another Verbal Report, hopefully there will be a Written Report that RDC – By NAVAJO LAW – must provide to We, The Dine’ People! And this Report from NTEC will focus on their COAL mines/activities.
The RDC also has Legislation addressing Navajo Water Rights.
To attend RDC meeting Via Telecommunications –
Call In Number: 1-669-900-6833
Mtg. ID: 732-628-2566
Passcode: 86515
Please MUTE your Phones. Ahe’hee!
May Peace Prevail on Mother Earth!

RESOURCES DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE OF THE
24th NAVAJO NATION COUNCIL
Teleconferencing RDC Regular Meeting
March 17, 2021
10:00 A.M.
AGENDA:
Via Telecommunications –
Call In Number: 1-669-900-6833
Mtg. ID: 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): February 24, 2021 and March 3, 2021
    Main Motion: S: V:
    Roll Call Vote: MAFreeland ( ) WStewartJr ( ) KABegayJr ( ) TWalkerJr ( ) HMDaniels ( ) Rickie Nez ( )
  5. Receiving Reports:
    A. Report from Navajo Nation Shopping Center Presenter: Nick Taylor, NNSIC CEO and Others
    Main Motion: S: V:
    Roll Call Vote: MAFreeland ( ) WStewartJr ( ) KABegayJr ( ) TWalkerJr ( ) HMDaniels ( ) Rickie Nez ( )
    B. Update Report from Northern New Mexico Farmers, Inc. Presenter: NNMF, Inc.
    Main Motion: S: V:
    Roll Call Vote: MAFreeland ( ) WStewartJr ( ) KABegayJr ( ) TWalkerJr ( ) HMDaniels ( ) Rickie Nez ( )
    C. Update Report from NTEC Operation Relative to Coal Delivery Across Navajo Nation. Presenter: Bernard Masters and Others
    Main Motion: S: V:
    Roll Call Vote: MAFreeland ( ) WStewartJr ( ) KABegayJr ( ) TWalkerJr ( ) HMDaniels ( ) Rickie Nez ( )
    D. Update Report Tolani Lake Enterprise. Presenter: Stephanie Hall, Executive Director
    Main Motion: S: V:
    Roll Call Vote: MAFreeland ( ) WStewartJr ( ) KABegayJr ( ) TWalkerJr ( ) HMDaniels ( ) Rickie Nez ( )
  6. Old Business:
    A. LEGISLATION # 0021-21: An Action Relating to Resources and Development; Approving the Agriculture Infrastructure Fund Project Plan for Crop Year 2021 Pursuant to the Sihasin Fund Pasture Range and Forage Expenditure Plan Enacted by CO-57-16, And Amended by CMY-54-18. Sponsor: Honorable Wilson C. Stewart, Jr. Co-Sponsor: Honorable Seth Damon
    Main Motion (Established 02/27/21): Mark A. Freeland S: Herman M. Daniels V:
    Roll Call Vote: MAFreeland ( ) WStewartJr ( ) KABegayJr ( ) TWalkerJr ( ) HMDaniels ( ) Rickie Nez ( )
    MOTION TO TABLE (Established 02/27/21):
    Motion: Mark A. Freeland S: Wilson C. Stewart, Jr. V: 5-0-1 (CNV)
    In Favor: Mark A. Freeland, Wilson C. Stewart, Jr., Kee Allen Begay, Jr., Herman M. Daniels and Thomas Walker, Jr.
    Oppose: NONE
    Excuse: NONE
    Not Voting: Presiding Chairperson Rickie Nez
  7. New Business:
    A. Legislation # 0023-21: An Action Relating to Budget and Finance Committee, Resources and Development Committee, Naabik’Iyati Committee and Navajo Nation Council; Allocating $2,644,380.00 From the Sihasin 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 Pursuant to 12 N.N.C. §§ 2501-2508. Sponsor:
    Honorable Delegate Vince James
    Main Motion: S: V:
    Roll Call Vote: MAFreeland ( ) WStewartJr ( ) KABegayJr ( ) TWalkerJr ( ) HMDaniels ( ) Rickie Nez ( )
    (March 10, 2021 Regular Meeting)
    B. Legislation # 0033-21: An Action Relating to the Resources and Development Committee: Confirming the Speaker’s Appointment of Bidtah N. Becker to the Navajo Nation Water Rights Commission. Sponsor: Honorable Seth Damon;
    Co-Sponsor: Honorable Wilson C. Stewart, Jr.
    Main Motion: S: V:
    Roll Call Vote: MAFreeland ( ) WStewartJr ( ) KABegayJr ( ) TWalkerJr ( ) HMDaniels ( ) Rickie Nez ( )
    C. Legislation # 0034-21: An Action Relating to Resources and Development and Budget and Finance Committees; Approving a Change of Project and Change of Funding Year in Resolution CAP-35-18, for Kayenta Chapter. Sponsor: Honorable Nathaniel Brown
    Main Motion: S: V:
    Roll Call Vote: MAFreeland ( ) WStewartJr ( ) KABegayJr ( ) TWalkerJr ( ) HMDaniels ( ) Rickie Nez ( )
    D. Legislation # 0035-21: An Action Relating to Resources and Develop, Health, Education and Human Services and Naabik’Iyati Committees; Strongly Advising that the Indian Health Services, Office of Environmental Health, Streamline Delivery of Sanitation Services. Sponsor: Honorable Edmund Yazzie.
    Main Motion: S: V:
    Roll Call Vote: MAFreeland ( ) WStewartJr ( ) KABegayJr ( ) TWalkerJr ( ) HMDaniels ( ) Rickie Nez ( )
    E. Legislation # 0042-21: An Act Relating to Resources and Development, Budget and Finance and Naabik’Iyati Committees, and the Navajo Nation Council; Approving Supplemental Funding from the Unreserved, Undesignated Fund Balance in the Amount of Two Million Dollars ($2,000,000) For the Navajo nation Department of Justice Water Rights Litigation Unit to Continue Litigating on Behalf of the Navajo Nation and to Protect the Navajo Nation’s Water Rights; Waiving 12 N.N.C. §§ (E), (F), and (N). Sponsor: Honorable Elmer P. Begay
    Main Motion: S: V:
    Roll Call Vote: MAFreeland ( ) WStewartJr ( ) KABegayJr ( ) TWalkerJr ( ) HMDaniels ( ) Rickie Nez ( )
    F. Approving to Schedule a Joint RDC/LOC Meeting to have some discussion re: Jurisdiction, Enforcement and Other Related Matters: Recommended Date: March 23rd or 30th, 2021 @ 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 ( )
    (March 10, 2021 Regular Meeting)
    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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