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Permanent Trust Fund Contingency Fund on Navajo Council & Naabik’iyati Committee special meeting agenda

The Navajo Nation Council Naabik’iyati Committee is having a special meeting before the Navajo Nation Council calls its special meeting on Sept. 21, Wednesday, and both special meetings are to take action on two pieces of legislation: Legislation 0290-16 and Legislation 0285-16. Legislation 0290-16 would create a Navajo Nation Permanent Trust Fund  Five-Year Contingency Fund […]

Navajo Nation Referendums for election of judges and cracking Trust Fund Fund open move to Council

It’s 5:46 pm and Navajo Council’s Naabik’iyati Committee moving quickly through legislation and so there’s no debate. Legislation 0154-15: AN ACT RELATING TO LAW AND ORDER, NAABIK’IYATI AND THE NAVAJO NATION COUNCIL; APPROVING THE JUDICIAL ELECTIONS REFERENDUM ACT OF 2015 REFERRING TO VOTERS OF THE NAVAJO NATION A REFERENDUM MEASURE ON WHETHER TITLES 2, 7, […]

Funding Navajo Nation 5-Year Capital Improvement Projects

I’m still here at the Navajo Nation Council special session and so far, the Council has taken action on TWO Reports. They are now on their THIRD Report, “Funding Options for 5-Year Capital Improvement Projects” by Navajo Nation Controller Mark Grant. It’s now 5:39 pm and roll call was made because Speaker Pro Temp Jonathan […]

Navajo chapters need “clean audits” for N.M. funds; Involvement of Chapters needed on 5-Year CIP plan budget

Navajo Council Resources & Development Committee added LEGISLATION 0154-14: An Action Relating to Resources and Development, Budget and Finance and Naa’bik’iyati’ Committees; Approving the Intergovernmental Agreement Between the Navajo Nation and San Juan County Utah to Repair, Maintain and Improve Road Projects for the Safety and General Benefits of Utah and Navajo Nation Residents and […]

Council debate stuck on wording “Five Year Plan”

Navajo Nation Council special session started and debate heating up over list of capital improvement projects for the Navajo Reservation’s 110 chapters. It’s now 1 pm and the Council chamber is filling up with chapter officials to show their support for their CIPs so the Council will finally approve a Five Year CIP Plan, which […]

Delegate L. Curley: Some projects are outdated

Navajo Nation Council special session started and debate heating up over list of capital improvement projects for the Navajo Reservation’s 110 chapters. It’s now 12:46 pm and the Council chamber is filling up with chapter officials to show their support for their CIPs so the Council will finally approve a Five Year CIP Plan, which […]

Debate begins over chapter projects

The sponsor of LEGISLATION 0118-13 is DELEGATE JONATHAN HALE These are projects that are Project Ready/Shovel Ready. SPEAKER NAIZE points out that Hale removed himself as Sponsor and that Delegate Katherine Benally is the Sponsor now. And with that Delegate K.Benally goes to the front of the Council chamber and sits in the Sponsor position. […]

Navajo Nation $220 million BOND/LOAN, $400 million Infrastructure Improvement Projects for Chapters

Greetings Relatives/Frens, The Navajo Nation Council is having a Special Session TOMORROW, Nov. 26, 2013, to take action on LEGISLATION 0213-13, which is the $220 MILLION BOND/LOAN to construct revenue generating projects and capital improvements projects across the Navajo Reservation. And before the Council Special Session, the Naabik’iyati’ Committee is meetings and among their agenda […]

Budget & Finance Committee special meeting for $4.1 million for NTEC

I just spoke with Navajo Council Delegate LoRenzo Bates about $4.1 million for Navajo Transitional Energy Company. Bates said that B&F is having a special meeting on 10-10-13 to address $4.1 million for NTEC. The B&F was not scheduled to meet this week. Bates said that the B&F would meet before the Naa’biki’yati’ Committee. And […]

Navajo Council Naabi Committee convenes

Greetings Relatives/Frens! The Navajo Council’s Naa’biki’yati’ or Naabi Committee finally convened at 12:12 p.m. SPEAKER JOHNNY NAIZE Anyone have announcements? DELEGATE LORENZO BATES For those of you with a grave interest in Big Foot, the Upper Fruitland community is having a Paranormal and Big Foot Conference this weekend. DELEGATE JOSHUA BUTLER At Navajo Museum here […]