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5.2.22 – Navajo Council Resources & Deveopment Comm meeting on New Fairgrounds 8 am; Naabi meeting on $1.1B ARPA spending packages 9 am

RESOURCES AND DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE Leadership Meeting with Department of Agriculture and Navajo Nation Fair Office Tuesday, May 3, 2022, 8 a.m., AGENDAPRESIDING: Hon. Rickie Nez, Chairperson, Hon. Thomas Walker, Jr., Vice-ChairpersonLOCATION: via TelecommunicationCall-In Number: 1-669-900-6833Meeting ID: 732-628-2566Passcode: 86515 Welcome; Roll Call; Invocation; and Introduction[] Rickie Nez (C) [] Thomas Walker, Jr. (VC) [] Kee Allen […]

Nez&Lizer wants $1.2B Navajo ARPA, Naabi WorkSession, 9 am, 3.3.22

It is now 2:53 pm, 3.3.22, and this is HILARIOUS…Health, Education & Human Services committee vice chairman carl SLATER is now proposing an ALTERNATE PLAN to the $1.2 BILLION Navajo ARPA budget proposed by nez&lizer and council….BUT I have a REAL problem with any Plans from SLATER because it was SLATER that sponsored Council legislation […]

$2M for 2 Colorado Ranches withdrawn from Navajo Council Naabik’iyati Committee agenda, 10 am, 2.17.22

Greeting Relatives/Frens/Humans, and the Navajo Council Naabik’iyati Committee is on LEGISLATION 0252-21: which seeks Council approval of about $2 MILLION for Drought Mitigation for TWO Navajo Nation Government Colorado Ranches, is on Today’s Naabik’iyati Committee agenda. Budget & Finance Committee Vice Chairman Raymond Smith Jr. and Resources & Development committee member Mark Freeland, who represents […]

Navajo Council Naabik’iyati Committee meeting, 10 am, 12.9.21

Ya’at’eeh Abini Relatives/Frens/Humans, It is now 10:43 am, 12.9.21, and the Navajo Nation Naabik’iyati Committee continues to debate their Agenda. The Navajo Council Naabik’iyati Committee continues to debate its agenda:COUNCIL DELEGATE OTTO TSOMotion for Consent Agenda since a Lot of the bills move forward to Council after Naabi action:.0195-21; 0226-21; 0228-21; 0243-21; 0254-21DELEGATE EUGENAI CHARES […]

Proposed Navajo Nation Alcohol Tax legislation returns to Budget & Finance Committee

NAVAJO NATION COUNCIL DEBATING LEGISLATION 0084-15: AN ACTION RELATING TO HEALTH, EDUCATIN AND HUMAN SERVICES, RESOURCES AND DEVELOPMENT, BUDET AND FINANCE, LAW AND ORDER, NAABIK’IYATI’ AND NAVAJO NATIN COUNCIL; AMENDING NAVAJO NATIN CODE TITLE 24 BY ENACTING THE ALCOHOL TAX. SPONSOR, DELEGATE EDMUND YAZZIE This legislation would generate about $60,000 for police to use to […]

Naabiki’yati Committee debating law degrees for one Navajo Supreme Court justice

NABIKIYATI COMMITTEE IS NOW ON LEGISLATION 0031-15: AN ACT RELATING TO LAW AND ORDER, NAABIK’IYATI AND NAVAJO NATION COUNCIL, AMENDING NAVAJO NATION CODE TITLE 7 BY REQUIRING NAVAJO NATION SUPREME COURT JUSTICES TO HOLD A JURIS DOCTOR DEGREE. NAABI DEBATING PROPOSED AMENDMENT TO REQUIRE ONLY ONE OF THREE SUPREME COURT JUSTICES TO HAVE LAW DEGREE. […]

Renovate 80-year old Navajo Council chambers, or build new one

HERE AT NAVAJO COUNCIL NAABIKIYATI COMMITTEE AT COUNCIL CHAMBERS IN WINDOW ROCK, ARIZ. NAABI IS NOW ON REPORT 2 – FACILITY REPORT ON THE NAVAJO NATION CHAMBERS BY SPEAKER LORENZO BATES. SPEAKER LORENZO BATES Speaker’s office tried to work w design and engineering and got more complicated to get actual vendor to look at and […]

Naabikiyati Committee accepts internal audit of legislative services office

HERE AT NAVAJO COUNCIL NAABIKIYATI COMMITTEE AT COUNCIL CHAMBERS IN WINDOW ROCK, ARIZ. REPORT – NAVAJO NATION OFFICE OF LEGISLATIVE SERVICES INTERNAL AUDIT BY REDW AUDITING FIRM AND ELIZABETH BEGAY, NAVAJO NATION AUDIT GENERAL REDW AUDITOR CAROL COCHRAN all staff asked for training on specific requirements on OLS. weekly all staff mtg wud b helpful […]

Navajo Council Naabik’iyati Committee approves designation of Bear’s Ears as National Conservation Area/National Monument & Cove School construction

The Naabik’iyati Committee is now on Legislation 0076-15: An Action relating to the Resources and Development Committee and the Nabik’íyáti’ Committee; Supporting the Utah Diné Bikyah Conservation Proposal for the Federal Designation of Bear’s Ears National Conservation Area/National Monument in San Juan County, Utah, to Protect Native Rights and Interests on Federal Lands for Future […]

Naabik’iyati Committee supports state funding for Navajo Supreme Court building

Navajo Council’s Naabik’iyati Committee is now on Legislation 0069-15: An Act relating to Law and Order, Naabik’íyáti’ and Navajo Nation Council; Supporting Arizona H.B. 2185, “An Acting Making An Appropriation To The Department of Economic Security” Sponsor: Hon. Otto Tso Co-Sponsors: Hon. Kee Allen Begay, Hon. Jonathan Perry, Hon. Raymond Smith, Jr. 0069-15 is for […]