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RDC leadership meeting focuses on Historical Problem of Paying Meeting Stipends of Chapter Officials, 9 am, 8.30.21

OMG!! GOOD GRIEF!! SMH!! Navajo Council Delegate Rickie Nez, who is Resources & Development Committee chairman, wants to have ANOTHER WORK SESSION at TWIN ARROWS CASINO & RESORT to Continue TALKING about How to FUND STIPENDS of CHAPTER OFFICIALS. By the way, did RDC chairman Rickie Nez & the RDC committee inform ALL the 110 […]

$1.6M for Chapters; $2.6M for Ganado Fire Dept; Opening Navajo Roads on Navajo Council agenda, 3.26.21

APPROVED AGENDA OF THE 24th NAVAJO NATION COUNCIL SPECIAL SESSION VIA TELECOMMUNICATION March 26, 2021 – 10:00 AMNavajo Nation Council ChambersWindow Rock, Navajo Nation (AZ)Call-in Number: (669) 900-6833Meeting ID: 928 871 7160Passcode: 86515 PRESIDING: Honorable Seth Damon, Speaker, 24th Navajo Nation Council CALL MEETING TO ORDER; ROLL CALL; INVOCATION RECOGNIZE GUESTS AND VISITING OFFICIALS TO […]

List of $24M worth of Heavy Equipment that is Headed to 110 chapters, 3.23.21

The Navajo Nation Council approved a $24 million appropriation from the Navajo Nation Shihasin Fund on Jan. 20, 2021, for heavy equipment. President Nez signed off on the $25 million appropriation Jan. 30, 2021. The list of heavy equipment requested by and purchased for the 110 chapters is in Navajo Council resolution CJA-01-21, which I […]

Funding Water projects before Navajo Council Health Committee, 7.6.20

The HEHS Committee voted 4 in favor, zero opposed on Legislation 0144-20, which Navajo Council Delegate Amber Kanazbah Crotty is sponsoring. Legislation 0144-20 now goes before Budget & Finance Committee, the Resources & Development Committee, Naabik’iyati Committee, and to Navajo Council. REMEMBER, if Council approves 0144-20, it goes before Prez Nez, who has Presidential Line-tem […]

Sanitize 110 Navajo Nation chapters before reopening; do not reopen Chilchinbeto, 6.4.20

PRESS RELEASE – Naabik’íyáti’ Committee receives Division of Community Development CARES Act report at work session WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. — Members of the 24th Navajo Nation Council met via teleconference June 4 for the eighth Naabik’íyáti’ Committee work session discussing a possible Navajo Nation CARES Fund Act expenditure plan. Navajo Nation Division of Community Development (DCD) Executive […]

Navajo Council Resources & Development meeting on Former Bennett Freeze & Chapters today, 6.3.20

PROPOSED AGENDA OF RESOURCES DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE, Teleconferencing RDC Regular Meeting, June 3, 2020, 10:00 A.M.AGENDA:TELECONFERENCE CALL NUMBER: (425) 436-6324ACCESS CODE: 569306PRESIDING: Rickie Nez, ChairpersonThomas Walker, Jr., Vice-Chairperson Call Meeting to Order; Roll Call; Invocation; and Announcements;( ) Rickie Nez Location: ________( ) Wilson Stewart, Jr. Location: ________( ) Thomas Walker, Jr. Location: ________( ) Herman […]

$1M for stipends for Navajo chapter officials fails by one vote

0088-18: An Action Relating to Resources Committee, Budget and Finance Committee, Naabik’iyati’ Committee, and Navajo Nation Council; Approving Supplemental Funding from the Unreserved, Undesignated Fund Balance in the amount of one million, twenty one thousand, four hundred thirty one dollars ($1,021,431) to the Navajo Division of Community Development, business units 108014-108123, waiving 12 N.N.C. §§ […]

Speaker Bates pushing $1.6M for 110 chapters

STILL HERE AT RESOURCES & DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE AT NAVAJO DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION, TSE BONIOT, N.M. AND RDC NOW ON LEGISLATION 0116-18 SPONSORED BY SPEAKER LORENZO BATES. LEGISLATION 0116-18 WAS ADDED TO AGENDA SO I DON’T HAVE THE TITLE OF LEGISLATION. FOUND INFO ON COUNCIL WEBSITE: LEGISLATION 0116-18, Title An Action Relating to Health, Education and Human […]

Navajo Nation government budget process unfair to local government

The Navajo Council Naabik’iyati Committee is now listening to a report from Eastern Navajo Agency Council, Western Navajo Agency Council, Northern Navajo Agency Council, Fort Defiance Agency Council, and Chinle Agency Council regarding the 2015 budget needs of the reservation’s 110 chapters. This is the first time that the chapters, which are represented by each […]

Navajo Council approves $15 m. for 110 chapters; $1 m. for veterans; $3 m. for college & high school students’ summer jobs

NAVAJO NATION COUNCIL IN SPECIAL SESSION TODAY, JUNE 6, 2014, BECAUSE COUNCIL LOST QUORUM ON MAY 30, 2014, AND DIDN’T FINISH ITS AGENDA. THERE ARE THREE ITEMS ON TODAY’S AGENDA. THE COUNCIL HAS APPROVED TWO OF THE THREE ITEMS. The Council temporarily tabled LEGISLATION 0102-14, which is for the Council to appropriate $5 million for […]