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Weekly Council Communique

In an effort to increase transparency between the Mohawk Council of Kahnawá:ke and the community, a Council Communique will be made available on a weekly basis, briefly outlining decisions, reports or issues that were addressed at the regular Monday Council meetings.



COMMUNIQUE – Monday, 11 Enniskó:wa/March 2019

In: Ratitsénhaienhs Joe Norton, Rhonda Kirby, Tonya Perron, Ross Montour, Harry Rice, Clinton Phillips, Kahsennenhawe Sky-Deer, Gina Deer, Carl Horn (left at 11am), and Frankie McComber

Out: Ratitsénhaienhs Mike Delisle Jr. (Vacation), Lindsay LeBorgne (Medical Leave)

Also Present: Trina Diabo-Jacobs (Council Meeting Administrator), Dwaine White (General Manager, Office of the Council of Chiefs), and Joe Delaronde (Public Relations)

Housekeeping/Travel

• Cheque Signers: Rhonda Kirby and Administrative Signer
• Minute Acceptance: March 4, 2019. Minutes for February 18 & 25, 2019 deferred
• Letter of Support: Skywalkers Project. All agreed.
• Gina Deer: Wednesday: External Government Relations portfolio team meeting; Thursday: Lands, Tewatohnhi’saktha; and Business Coalition meetings; Friday: Quebec/Kahnawà:ke Relations Central Table
• Frankie McComber: Tuesday: Tewatohnhi’saktha Board meeting; Wednesday: speaking engagement at Kahnawake Survival School; Thursday: meeting on Clarification of Role; Friday: Finance, Administration & Operations orientation
• Kahsennenhawe Sky-Deer: Monday, Tuesday: in Tyendinaga to participate in Hiring Committee to select new Iroquois Caucus Coordinator; Wednesday: Kahnawà:ke/Canada Relations maintable, External Government Relations portfolio team meeting, Collective Impact; Thursday: Community & Social Affairs portfolio mandate development, presentations on S-3 amendments to Indian Act (S-3) at Kahnawake Survival School and at Mohawk Council of Kanehsatá:ke; Friday: prep session on proposed Kahnawà:ke Residency Law
• Harry Rice: Wednesday: Visioning meeting; Thursday: Community & Social Affairs portfolio; Friday: Education portfolio mandate development
• Tonya Perron: Wednesday, Thursday: Restorative Justice symposium in Montreal; Friday: Quebec/Kahnawà:ke Relations Central Table. Justice Services Budget overview meeting
• Ross Montour: External Government Relations portfolio team meeting; Thursday: Health portfolio; Friday: Daily Transport file meeting, Education portfolio mandate development
• Clinton Phillips: Wednesday: Kahnawà:ke/Canada Relations maintable, External Government Relations portfolio team; Thursday: Lands; Friday: Kahnawà:ke/Canada Relations prep meeting
• Joe Norton: Tuesday: ½ Personal Day; Wednesday: External Government Relations portfolio team; Thursday: meeting on Clarification of Frankie McComber’s role; Friday: Quebec/Kahnawà:ke Relations Central Table

Formal Agenda Items

Request for Decision: 2019/2020 Budget Presentation
Presence of Erica Delisle, Paul Rice & Alexis Shackleton. Request for support for Preliminary Budget to be brought forth at upcoming Formal 2019-2020 Budget Presentation. Passed unanimously

Mohawk Council Executive Directive: Water & Sanitation Policy, and Water & Sanitation Committee’s Terms of Reference
Presence of Jean Pommainville (MCK Legal Services), Thomas Sky & Melissa Morris. Request to enact the revised Water & Sanitation Policy (dating from 1995), and the Water & Sanitation Committee’s Terms of Reference to better meet the needs of the community. Passed unanimously

Other Mohawk Council Executive Directives

None submitted

Updates/Discussions

• Discussion on Centre Solutions. Presence of Jean Pommainville & Eric Doucet (MCK Legal Services). Client/Attorney Privileged. (Please note that Frankie McComber left the meeting at this point due to conflict of interest)
• Brief update on recent and future presentations on S-3 amendments to Indian Act and upcoming proposed Kahnawà:ke Residency Law
Meeting concluded at 12:20pm

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