Resolution No. 007-94
WHEREAS, the Grand Ronde Tribal Council, pursuant to Article III, Section I of the Tribal Constitution approved November 30, 1984 by the Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Interior, Indian Affairs, is empowered to exercise all legislative and executive authority not specifically vested in the General Council of the Confederated Tribes of the Grand Ronde Community of Oregon; and,
WHEREAS, the Council feels it is in the best interests of the Tribe to adopt an Intergovernmental Agreements Ordinance, and that by adopting this Ordinance the Council feels numerous benefits will be increased; and
WHEREAS, the Tribal Laws and Ordinances Working Group has reviewed the proposed Ordinance and recommends adopting this Ordinance.
NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Council hereby adopts the Intergovernmental Agreements Ordinance which will allow the Tribal Chair and Executive Officer to negotiate intergovernmental agreements with state and local governments; and
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Council hereby declares an emergency and adopts this Ordinance on this date.
CERTIFICATION: The Tribal Council for the Confederated Tribes of the Grand Ronde Community of Oregon adopted this resolution at a regularly scheduled meeting, with a quorum present as required by the Grand Ronde Constitution held on January 12, 1994, by a vote of 8 yes, 0 no, and 0 abstentions.
___________________________Mark Mercier, Tribal Chairman
Candy Robertson, Secretary
(a) Purpose and Authority: The purpose of this Ordinance is to establish procedures for the Tribal Council to enter into intergovernmental agreements (Agreement) with State and local governmental entities such as the State General Services Administration and to create, along with other parties to the attached Agreement, an intergovernmental entity known as the Mid-Willamette Valley Council of Governments. The authority for this Ordinance is found in the Grand Ronde Constitution, Article III.
(b) Authority of Council Chair and Executive Officer: The Tribal Council, Council Chair and Executive Officer, within their respective areas of authority, may initiate negotiations with State and local governments for the benefit of the Tribe.
(c) Procedures: In order for the Council to enter into an Agreement with the State of Oregon or local governmental entities, the following procedures shall be followed:
(d) Specific purpose, power and duties of Mid-Willamette Valley Council of Governments: The effective date, specification of public purposes for which the MWVCOG is created, and the powers, duties and functions of the MWVCOG are as stated in the Agreement attached hereto and, by this reference, incorporated herein.
(e) Ratification: The above mentioned Agreement with MWVCOG is hereby ratified and the Tribal Chair and Tribal Council Secretary are hereby authorized and directed to sign the same on behalf of the Tribe.
(f) Effective Date: Because of the immediate benefits of the Tribe's membership in the MWVCOG, this Ordinance shall be considered to be in effect immediately upon approval by the Tribal Council.
I certify this to be a true copy of the Confederated Tribes of the Grand Ronde Community of Oregon Intergovernmental Agreements Ordinance.
Tribal Council Secretary