Mohawk Council of Akwesasne Meeting Notes – August 09, 2021

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Notes published by Grand Chief Abram Benedict.

• A briefing was provided regarding the past weekend meet and greet with the Deer Lake First Nation.

• Council agreed that the next regular General Meeting will take place on September 23, 2021. Agenda forthcoming.

• A request to include regular selfcare exercises and a moment to reflect was requested and will be incorporated into Council’s calendar.

• Council discussed the need to ensure the Council calendar is updated timely and that members of Council are sharing their calendars with staff.

• An update was provided on the annual evaluation for the Executive Director.

• Council discussed the decision to host District and General Meetings on ZOOM, Council determined that the decision to have them online will continuously be revisited.

• A briefing was provided on conflict-of-interest definition in the Akwesasne Financial Administration Law.

• Council discussed a concern with burned out streetlights, administration will follow up on the concern.

• A briefing was provided on community members challenges with vehicle registration in Quebec and having to pay taxes.

• MCR’s passed: Approval of appointment of community members to Council of Elders; Approval of (3) Council Meeting minutes.

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