January 8, 2018
Board Chairwoman Lynne Colombe called the special meeting of the Board to order at 4:48 p.m., Monday, January 8, 2018, in the Crazy Horse Administration Building at St. Francis Indian School, St. Francis, SD. Chairwoman Colombe called the roll. Henry Quick Bear, Sr., gave the invocation. A quorum was present.
Members present: Ben Black Bear III (5:30 p.m.), Lynne Colombe, Georgia Kills In Water, Donald Leader Charge, Sr., Rita Means, Henry Quick Bear, Sr., Richard Bad Milk/Superintendent (ex-officio), Marlene Short Bull (ex-officio). Excused: A. Starr Walking Eagle-Espinosa, Bryton Whipple.
Others present (for all or part of meeting): School Attorney Terry Pechota, Donna Hollow Horn Bear, Velda Crow Eagle, Summer Shield Him, Bernadine Wilson, Christina Rabbitt.
The Special Meeting was called to meet with the School Attorney in Executive Session, and Action on Employment Issue (discussed in Executive Session).
It was moved by Henry Quick Bear, Sr., and seconded by Georgia Kills In Water to approve the Agenda. The motion carried by show of hands. All present voted “yes” except Black Bear III who was late. 5-0-0-3-0
It was moved by Georgia Kills In Water and seconded by Henry Quick Bear, Sr., to approve going into Executive Session at 4:53 p.m., to meet with the School Attorney. The motion carried by show of hands. All present voted “yes” except Colombe who did not vote and Black Bear III who was late. 4-0-1-3-0
Board Member Ben Black Bear III arrived at 5:30 p.m.
Chairwoman Colombe declared the meeting out of Executive Session at 6:21 p.m., and reconvened the meeting.
It was moved by Ben Black Bear III and seconded by Henry Quick Bear, Sr., to approve to pursue an agreed upon resolution to the employment matter discussed in executive session. The motion carried by show of hands. All present voted “yes” except Colombe and Means who did not vote. 4-0-2-0-0*
*Voting privilege limited according to the By-Laws, Article IV, Section 8.
It was moved by Ben Black Bear III and seconded by Henry Quick Bear, Sr., to adjourn. The motion carried unanimously.
The meeting ended at 6:24 p.m.
Henry Quick Bear, Sr., gave the closing prayer.
Marlene R. Short Bull
Approved, January 17, 2018
Published once at the total approximate cost of $32.76
Published: January 31, 2018