Mohawk Council of Akwesasne Council Meeting Notes – JULY 19, 2021

Home » Our Voice » Council Meeting Notes » The Mohawk Council of Akwesasne » Mohawk Council of Akwesasne Council Meeting Notes – JULY 19, 2021

Notes published by Grand Chief Abram Benedict.

• Council discussed a letter received requesting support and assistance on a number of initiatives regarding residential school survivors, including an apology from the elected council. Further research will be conducted in order to formulate a response.

• A briefing was provided on the current process to assist community members with disputes/issues with Bell Canada.

• Council discussed the ongoing power outages and formed a Chiefs committee to examine options and to arrange a meeting with Quebec Hydro to discuss solutions.

• A briefing was provided on the continued development of the tennis courts on Kawehno:ke.

• Council received a briefing on the current arrangements for shared working space and the space limitations amid COVID-19 restrictions.

• A briefing was provided on a recent tour and meeting with the Associate Minister of Mental Health and Addictions.

• Council discussed a request from Walpole Island First Nations for elected officials’ salary ranges; a decision will be deferred to next week.

• An update was provided on the recent announcement of the warehouse being removed at the Port Lands.

• Council discussed a letter received from the Iroquois Woodland Metis requesting a meeting regarding the Iroquois Indian Head on the Iroquois Water Tower. Further research will be done regarding the Metis Group.

• Council agreed that all members of Council will have BMO signing authority.

• MCR’s passed: Approval of funding agreement with Ministry of Health, Child and Youth Health Services; Approval to rescind previous renovation loan (loan declined).

Shannon Tierney
Author: Shannon Tierney

Recent Posts

Your feedback will shape the Port Lands

Written by Shawna O'Neill The Port Lands is the 16-acre waterfront lot in the photo above, which is located in the East end of Cornwall along the harbour front. If you could design anything there, a dream destination, what would it be? Co-Owned by the City of Cornwall...

BEA+ 2021 Award Winners

Entrepreneur of the Year - Ian Bentley, Craft Shack  Sponsored by the Cornwall Business Enterprise Centre     Community Impact Award - Tri-County Literacy  Sponsored by the YourTv Cogeco     Tourism Excellence Award - Countryside Adventures...

Excitement builds around inaugural BEA+ magazine

Through the throes of the pandemic, our community has really come together. The team behind the inaugural BEA+ magazine is no exception. The Cornwall and Area Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Greg Pietersma wanted to make the BEA format more accessible prior to...

SignUp to become a member

Join the Commerce Cornwall & Area Chambre of Commerce and benefit from all the resources available to help your business thrive. Get started by entering your information in the form and hitting the button.

We don’t share your infomation. Privacy Policy.

4 + 1 =