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File #: 16-032    Version: 1 Name: N/A
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 3/2/2016 In control: TRIBAL COUNCIL
On agenda: 3/14/2016 Final action: 4/18/2016
Enactment date: 4/11/2016 Enactment #: R-028-16
Title: A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING CHEROKEE NATION TO LEASE TRIBAL TRUST LAND TO THE KENWOOD RURAL WATER DISTRICT FOR A WATER TREATMENT PLANT, STORAGE TANK, PUMP STATION AND WELLS
Sponsors: Curtis Snell
Indexes: Kenwood Community, Lease, Rural Water District, Trust Land
Code sections: N/A - Not Applicable
Attachments: 1. R-28-16.PDF

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A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING CHEROKEE NATION TO LEASE TRIBAL TRUST LAND TO THE KENWOOD RURAL WATER DISTRICT FOR A WATER TREATMENT PLANT, STORAGE TANK, PUMP STATION AND WELLS

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WHEREAS, the Cherokee Nation since time immemorial has exercised the sovereign rights of self-government in behalf of the Cherokee people;

 

WHEREAS, the Cherokee Nation is a federally recognized Indian Nation with a historic and continual government to government relationship with the United States of America;

 

WHEREAS, the Kenwood Rural Water District wishes to lease Tribal Trust lands for a Water Treatment Plant, Storage Tank, Pump Station and wells for a term of twenty-five (25) years beginning upon approval by Bureau of Indian Affairs, with an option to renew for twenty-five (25) years. The Tribal Trust land is located on parcels of land located in Sections 4, 9 & 12, Township 21 North, Range 22 East, Delaware County, containing a total of 1.67 acres and will be leased for $1.00 per year;  

 

WHEREAS, Cherokee Nation Engineering and Sanitation Facilities Construction and Cherokee Nation Real Estate Services request that the appraisal and bond be waived according to regulations contained in 25 CFR § 162 by tribal council resolution;  

 

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE CHEROKEE NATION, that the Principal Chief of Cherokee Nation, Bill John Baker, and/or his authorized designee(s) be authorized to enter into the above described leasing, with the appraisal and bond being waived, in accordance with Bureau of Indian Affairs policy and procedure for the leasing of land owned by United States of America in Trust for Cherokee Nation.